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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
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USA Fellows Announced

The United States Artists announced the USA Fellows on December 14. The goal of the fellowship program is to support the arts by each year awarding $50,000 unrestricted grants to 50 artists, a handful of which are architects and designers.  
December 15, 2009
Rendering of a villa in Inner Mongolia, to be constructed this year, by LTL Architects.

This Weekend: 12.10-12.13

This weekend sees the closing of a number of exhibitions around the world. Though they're on their way out, these shows, like Arch Schools: Visions of the Future and Nordhavn: The Sustainable City of Tomorrow, have their eye on the future.
December 10, 2009
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Design Miami: Recap

Design Miami wrapped up on Sunday, and all told I’d say the fair was a mixed bag. Though I tend to have a good time wandering the aisles of Aranda\Lasch’s temporary tent taking in the latest and greatest of the world of one-off, rare and limited-edition design, there did appear to be a bit more filler this year than last.
December 8, 2009
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Design Miami: Mexican Design

When I interviewed Design Miami co-founder Ambra Medda before the show, she told me that she was most excited about a display of Mexican design pieces, ranging from mid-century to the present, collected at the gallery Sebastian + Barquet of New York. 
December 7, 2009
Drawing of the R. Henry C. Green House in Vancouver, B.C., created by Greene and Greene.

This Weekend: 12.03-12.06

This weekend features a whole host of openings and closings across the United States, from the first days of Detour: Architcture and Design Along 18 National Tourist Routes in Norway to the last of Material ConneXion's show Bits 'n Pieces, highlighting high design made possible by high tech.
December 3, 2009