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Join Dwell and Volvo in a Conversation about the Future of Los Angeles

Dwell and Volvo host an exploration of how design and technology keep Los Angeles at pace with the modern global landscape.
November 6, 2014
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A Cartography Exhibition Uncovers Fascinating Maps About the Bay Area

At SPUR, a new exhibition entitled Urban Cartography surveys map making in the digital age.
October 31, 2014
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San Francisco Design Goes Superlocal with Heath’s 8 Favorite Makers

Heath Ceramics is hosting "Under One Roof," an exhibition showcasing the diverse array of makers who have studios at its San Francisco outpost. Bet you didn't know that the ceramics factory is also home to a collective of letterpress artists, jewelry designers, apparel, and more. "The designers represent the diversity of San Francisco, have great making chops, and a shared curiosity," says Tung Chiang, Heath's Clay Studio director and curator of the exhibition. "The Bay Area has been a magnet for makers for a long time and the people in the Heath Collective reflect that balance of maturity and freshness." The exhibition runs until November 2.
October 28, 2014
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Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum

A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.
October 20, 2014
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Open House Chicago: The City Behind Closed Doors

Modern style and lesser-known sites on display during Chicago Architecture Foundation's signature event.
October 18, 2014
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Vibrating Sound Architecture Arrives in Downtown New York

What's vibrating, neon pink, and stuffed in a storefront gallery in New York City's Nolita neighborhood? A sound-based installation by innovative studio THEVERYMANY at Storefront for Art and Architecture.
October 17, 2014

Eileen Gray Documentary Premieres in Tribeca

A new documentary film, Gray Matters, does justice to a life less ordinary: that of design innovator Eileen Gray.
October 15, 2014
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Local Manufacturing at the 2014 Detroit Design Festival

From September 23–28, the Detroit Design Festival takes place to celebrate the city's diverse creative industries through an impressive roster of events ranging from open studios to art installations and more. (View the full schedule here.) One of the tracks we're most excited about about explores present-day manufacturing in the city in an exhibition and panel discussion moderated by Dwell's Diana Budds.
September 21, 2014