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Friday Finds 11.13.2009

Just a collection of Internet fun, submitted for your viewing pleasure by your friendly Dwell staffers. Happy Friday! 
November 13, 2009

3-D Modeling Fashion

As digital fabrication meets high design, we find more and more examples of amazing furniture and household products (and even interior surfaces and architectural facades) that use 3-D modeling and laser sintering to produce precise, intricate patterns. With my eye now trained to spot this technique, I have recently come across several awesome examples in the realm of fashion. Specifically, a new shoe collection from United Nude and the jewelry of Nervous System.
November 11, 2009
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Mismo M/S Canvas Bags

I've got a soft spot for really nice bags--totes, brief cases, messenger bags--and the M/S Canvas line from Danish designers Mismo are scratching me right where I itch.
November 10, 2009

Opportunity Green: This Weekend

This coming Saturday and Sunday, November 7 and 8, Opportunity Green will be hitting Los Angeles for its third consecutive year. The two-day conference brings together entrepreneurs and innovators to discuss sustainable business and the new green economy. This year, Dwell will be traveling to LA to moderate a panel with three esteemed leaders from the worlds of design and fashion.
November 6, 2009
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Marimekko in Harvard Square

Strolling down Brattle Street in Harvard Square, one can't help but notice the new vibrant swathes of color and fabric trumpeting from the windows of the Design Research Building.
October 27, 2009
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Friday Finds 10.23.09

Costume ideas, bicycle voyeurism, limited-edition artwork on view this weekend in Los Angeles...please don't say the Dwell staff never gave you anything. Check out the links below to see where we've been clicking this week.
October 23, 2009
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Billykirk Bike Frame Bag

I ride my bicycle quite a lot, and often find myself in the position of having a few things to carry with me, but not really enough to warrant a bulky messenger bag. I could slip my a paperback in my belt maybe, but what am I supposed to do with this sandwich? The leather-working brothers behind the all-American brand Billykirk have just the thing: their Bike Frame Bag.
September 18, 2009
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Eight Questions for Graham Pullin

Graham Pullin is an interaction designer who teaches at the University of Dundee in Scotland. His new book is Design Meets Disability, out next month from MIT Press. I had a chance to ask Pullin a few questions about his book, how we might better design for disability and precisely why we’ve done so poorly up until now.
August 30, 2009
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And the coolcapitals Winner Is....

After a tough round of reviewing the top finalists' submissions, we are excited to present the winner of the design competition.
August 10, 2009