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Revisiting Malcolm Leland's Sculptural Midcentury Bird Shelter

Ceramicist Malcolm Leland won the Good Design Award from the Museum of Modern Art in 1955 for his innovative ceramic bird shelter.
January 1, 2016
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Meet the Dwell Store Best Products of 2015

Featuring products designed and launched in 2015, this assortment includes designs by up-and-comers alongside new products from well-known brands. From innovative accessories to sleek, modern furniture and lighting, this group represents some of the best products 2015 had to offer.
December 29, 2015
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A Portland Store That Hosts Workshops for Local Craftsmen and Makers

A beacon for artisanal wares, Beam & Anchor spreads its roots on the quieter, industrial side of Portland’s tracks.
December 27, 2015
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A Cute Mom-and-Pop Shop in L.A. Showcases the Latest Japanese Design

Tortoise General Store stocks a specialized inventory imported from Japan.
December 26, 2015
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Dwell Store Gift Guide: Last-Minute Gifts

Early birds may get the worm, but good things come to those who wait. Our collection of last-minute gifts includes gift-worthy designs that are all in stock and ready to ship. Check out eight of our top picks, and be sure to visit the Dwell Store for the complete collection. 
December 20, 2015
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Dwell Store Gift Guide: Under $100

From decorative accents to kitchenware, the Under $100 Gift Guide includes dozens of great gift ideas, all at an accessible price point. Check out eight of our top gift ideas here, and be sure to visit the full collection at the Dwell Store.
December 17, 2015
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A Handpicked Selection of Office Tools for Cutting Clutter and Jumpstarting Creativity

To their signature line of dry erase paint,
December 16, 2015
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7 Pots and Planters for Bringing Greenery Indoors

As the days grow shorter and colder, uproot a little piece of the outdoors to bring inside with these home gardening options from the
December 14, 2015
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Weird, Whimsical Objects from Pop Art's Heyday

The boundaries between art and design have long been tenuous, and in some distinct cases, wholly embraced. “Pop Art Design,” opening December 19 at MCA Chicago (through March 27, 2016), examines the fertile cross-pollination of ideas in the postwar years, during which artists and designers alike placed notions of the object, image, and popular culture under the lens with equal scrutiny and awe. Pairing works by Pop artists such as Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg alongside designs by Gruppo Strum, Superstudio, Eero Aarnio, Studio 65, and more, the exhibition itself will be presented in tandem with a Pop Art survey from MCA’s permanent collection.
December 13, 2015