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Ground Stationary, created by designer Michael Antrobus for the Prototypes and Experiments exhibition at The Aram Gallery in London.

Events this Weekend: 1.21-24

This weekend, the question is now "What to do?" but "What not to do?". Welcome to a jam-packed edition of Out and About featuring openings, closings, and events in London, Toronto, Paris, Berkeley, Chicago, and New York City.
January 21, 2010
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Final Weekend: Bauhaus at MoMA

This weekend marks the final days of the Museum of Modern Art's homage to the Bauhaus, the early-20th-century German school and movement that fostered and supported early modernism leaders like Marcel Breuer and Walter Gropius. The MoMA's exhibition Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity opened on November 8, 2009, and is the museum's first major show featuring the Bauhaus in over 70 years.
January 20, 2010
Jens Quistgaard Design Tray Art, designed for Dansk (1959).

Friday Finds 1.15.10

This week's round-up of links brings us lots of fodder for thought and inspiration. The editors share conceptual reuse ideas, Finnish textiles by way of Frankfurt, print design of yore, as well as a way to reach out and assist the reconstruction of Haiti.
January 15, 2010
Iannis Xenakis, Study for Metastaseis, c. 1953 Ink on paper 9 1/2 x 12 1/2 inches. Iannis Xenakis Archives, Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris.

Events this Weekend: 1.14-17

This long weekend sees two exhibition openings and two closings worth checking out: a look at Iannis Xenakis's work and the changing understanding of "landscape" in New York, Daniel Burnham's Plan of Chicago in the Windy City, and Ewan Gibbs' drawings of San Francisco in the City by the Bay.
January 14, 2010
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Events this Weekend: 12.31-1.3

Out with the old and in with the new! As we put 2009 to rest and ring in 2010, we take a look at three exhibits from 2009 worth visiting before their doors are closed.
December 31, 2009
<i>One Day of Design</i>, published by Gingko Press

Gingko Press Roundup

The holidays are a wonderful time for stopping what you're doing and catching up on all those tasks (and treats) you've put aside for later. Top on my list is always snuggling up on the couch with a good read or graphic eye candy. Here are three books from Gingko Press worth sitting down with.
December 24, 2009
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Viction:ary Roundup

There's nothing like a good read to escape the blustery blows of winter. This holiday season, here are three enticing graphic design titles from Viction:ary to get you through the cold.
December 21, 2009
Way More Wings, artwork by Pluck U.

Friday Finds 12.18.2009

Let the Dwell staff send you into the warm embrace of 2010 with the last installment of Friday Finds for this year. Happy holidays!
December 18, 2009
The Twist Chair, 2008, by Anna von Schewen.

This Weekend: 12.17-12.20

Though this is the time of year when many people spend the weekends bustling around finishing their Christmas shopping, it's a good time to take a break and warm up with a stroll inside a museum--plus, they almost always have gift shops. Here are three shows to check out this weekend.
December 17, 2009