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Dwell on Design Announces 'Pin to Win' Pinterest Design Competition

Dwell on Design is pleased to announce the first annual Pin to Win Designer Pin-spiration Competition!
March 14, 2013
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MUJI Makes a Move

MUJI, Japan’s legendary “brand-less brand,” is expanding its West Coast empire. With ultra-basic furniture, clothing, electronics, and more headed for San Jose, California in April, we decided to stop by the company’s flagship store in Tokyo to see the latest in self-effacing design. MUJI lovers be forewarned: the full MUJI experience can still be had only in Japan!
March 13, 2013
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Hugo & Marie

What happens when you gather a fine crop of creative individuals dedicated to all things design? You get Hugo & Marie. Since early 2008, the NY-based "imaginative creative agency" has been managing a highly talented roster of creatives, churning out some of the most impressive design portfolios. Prepare your senses for take off!
March 13, 2013

Talking Products: 5 Interviews with Design Luminaries

From flatware to furniture, the products we interact with every day have an impact on our lives. We think about them every day as we scour the globe for the objects and ideas that move the design world. Along the way we've had amazing conversations with designers of all stripes, from legends like Dieter Rams to contemporary master Jonathan Adler. Here are five of our favorite interviews on product design, creativity, and what it takes to make a design last.
March 13, 2013
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Product Spotlight: Hammer Time Clock

What time is it? Hammer Time! Keep your dates in check with the Hammer Time Clock by Brooklyn-based designer Paul Loebach.
March 12, 2013
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Emerging Voices Lecture Series: graciastudio & SO – IL

Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the first in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program. Selected for the promise they have shown in forging unique paths in architecture, the eight firms will be presenting lectures on their personal philosophies each Thursday this month. On deck last night were Jorge Gracia of graciastudio and Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu of New York City-based SO – IL. With an introduction by architecture critic Thomas de Monchaux, the two firms spoke to a packed crowd at Cooper Union’s Rose Auditorium.
March 12, 2013

The Love Ball

Continuing our longtime crush on all things Perch!, this clever hanging storage container designed by Amy Adams holds everything from air plants to avocados to bathroom accessories with aplomb.
March 12, 2013
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Dinner with Dwell & Lincoln

Lincoln & Dwell recently played host to a star-studded crowd of designers, architects, and tastemakers in Palm Springs for the finale of Modernism Week. The guests convened at the one-time Max Factor family estate The Fontenell for a cocktail hour and were then whisked away in a fleet of the new Lincoln MKZ to their surprise dinner destinations—six breathtaking modern homes. After being treated to tours of the homes by the homeowners themselves, guests dined on cuisine by chef Michael Beckman of Workshop Kitchen + Bar. Rousing conversation covering everything from the week's events to upcoming projects continued at an after party at The Fontenell. Guests included Moby, Mad Men’s Jessica Paré, Frances Anderton, Eames Demetrios, fashion designer Trina Turk, photographer Jonathan Skow, designer Jack Lenor Larsen, Henry Urbach, Director of the Glass House, architect Ray Kappe, and many others.
March 12, 2013
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A Bright Work Space in Milwaukee

Back in December 2010 we profiled furniture designers Vincent and Paul Georgeson of Misewell. Not only did we love their designs but we were also smitten with their work space. Growing up in southeastern Wisconsin, the brothers used to hang out in their father’s basement woodshop, fascinated by the process of building things. Now they spend their days in a beautiful light-filled studio, surrounded by their own designs (and dog Penny).
March 11, 2013