Posts Tagged ‘slideshow’

Color Story: Blue

Color Story: Blue Diana Budds Blue: the color that helped catapult the careers of artist Yves Klein and musician Miles Davis , the most-prized and most-expensive hue in the Renaissance . We also think it makes for striking design accents, from vibrant cobalts to soothing navys

Contenders for Designs of the Year Announced

Contenders for Designs of the Year Announced Olivia Martin The Design Museum in London recently released its 90 nominations for the Designs of the Year across seven categories: architecture, digital, fashion, furniture, graphics, products, and transportation. The exhibition will run at the The Design Museum from March 20-July 7 and features the best designs from 2012

Blog » 12 Beautiful Bedrooms

by Sara Ost A holding cell for clutter, a landing pad for laundry. Why is the bedroom so often an afterthought? Nowhere is modernism a more welcome aesthetic respite than in the bedroom, where a dose of thoughtful design can mean the difference between slapdash and sanctuary.

Event Spotlight » Mohawk General Store Holiday Market

by Diana Budds The good folks at Los Angeles's Mohawk General Store have a holiday market located just two doors from their main storefront (profiled in our "To Live and Buy in L.A." story from the April 2011 issue of Dwell).

We Recommend » Behind the Scenes with Dwell on Instagram

by Diana Budds One of the best ways to keep tabs on what we're working on here at Dwell is to follow @dwellmagazine on Instagram. There, we share behind-the-scenes photos, snapshots from our travels, things that catch our eye day to day, and event coverage. Ten of our favorite recent Instagrams, including their original captions, are in the slideshow that follows

Blog » Moss Auction at Phillips de Pury

by Kelsey Keith In our September entertaining issue, we profiled the one and only Murray Moss, New York design impresario and "ringmaster" of the over-the-top, irreverent design objects with high price tags. At the time, we couldn't mention that Moss's imminent auction of design-art pairings would be held at the venerable Phillips de Pury. Now that all is said and done with the auction, which raked in over $5.5 million, we know exactly what Moss was thinking by pairing the likes of a Campana brothers' stuffed-animal armchair with Christopher Winter painting of Alpine children.

Blog » 10 Modern Hotels Across the USA

by Sara Ost From the high-drama NoMad in New York City to a revived mid-century gem in Desert Hot Springs, California, we've pulled together a selection of our favorite American hotels featuring modern architecture and inventive design. Even if you can't get away for one last weekend before the flurry of fall descends in full, take a moment to daydream with our slideshow.

Blog » The Modern Baby: Part Three

by Olivia Martin After Utah-based nursery furnishing company Oilo garnered praise in The Modern Baby: Part One, co-founder Annalisa Thomas offered to share her favorite nursery products and tips as well. Of course, Dwell was eager to pick her brain about the latest in nursery d

Product Spotlight » 10 New Releases from Alessi

by Diana Budds For the fall and winter 2012 collection, Italian design company Alessi has launched quite a few handsome products ranging from cookware to servingware to furniture. This season reflects a few very fruitful collaborations, most notably with Cranbrook on a series of metal pieces, and with designer Christian Ghion and chef Pierre Gagnaire on a trio of objects that celebrate the egg. We visited the press preview held in San Francisco recently and share 10 of our favorites in the slideshow that follows.

On the Road » Tendence 2012: Anne Boenisch

by Diana Budds Judging from economic news of late, the one word most associated with Germany is "austerity." However, at Tendence, the home trends show taking place August 24–28 in Frankfurt, the young designers are taking a more playful and less severe tack with a new crop of wares that are interactive, instructive, or just plain intriguing to the eye.