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"The Architects" Offers a Peek into New York's Architecture Firms

At the Storefront for Art and Architecture, filmmaker Amie Siegel presents a collective portrait of the New York architects shaping today's global design community.
April 3, 2015
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Modern Architecture Meets Screen Stars

While Cary Grant may never have set foot into Oscar Niemeyer's Casa das Canoas, he looks quite at home ironing a shirt in artist Federico Babina's "Archilife" illustrated series of structures from the modernist canon as if they were inhabited by classic film stars. Check out a few images from it in our slideshow.
November 10, 2014
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<em>Shape</em>: Doodles for Design Learning

A cartoon created by the Dublin City Council aims to get kids to question and shape their environment.
April 30, 2014
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Behind The Scenes: Chicago Furniture Brand Stars in Divergent

Furniture from the sleek Chicago studio gets a closeup in the hit movie Divergent.
March 28, 2014
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2013 Architecture and Design Film Festival Highlights

Part of New York's architecture month, this year's Architecture and Design Film Festival will feature 25 shorts and features spanning topics from the historic to the contemporary, urban planning to profiles. We took a look at the line-up and share five films were eager to watch. Tickets go on sale October 1 and the festival runs October 16–20.
September 12, 2013
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Friday Finds 08.16.13

Art is where the heart is. This week: meditative ink line drawings, temporary tattoos for adults, a continuously reconfigured staircase installation, and so much more. Click through to see the Dwell staff's top internet finds this week. Happy Friday!
August 16, 2013
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Friday Finds 08.09.13

Where can you find television show inspired memorabilia, vegetables disguised as cutlery, Orson Welles, James Turrell, and more all in one? In this week's Friday's Finds, of course. Happy weekend!
August 9, 2013
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Friday Finds 08.02.13

From a storm detecting app to a ghostly portrait photography series, dark vibes certainly take the lead in this week's roundup of our editors' internet finds.
August 2, 2013
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Video: The Pixel Painter

Hal Lasko, also known as Grandpa, creates full-scale masterpieces pixel by pixel using Microsoft Paint. This video by our friend Josh Bogdan, shares his story.
July 24, 2013