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September 24, 2008

Hell-bent on world domination.

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The man, James Victore, will be at our Meatpacking Studio tomorrow night for an informal discussion of his work. The exhibit, Hell Bent, will feature many of his designs including surfboards, a recent Time cover, and a custom table setting made for our Cross Extension Table. Those plates and the incredible tablecloth, seen above, will be on sale during the evening. And the first 75 folks will get a t-shirt designed specifically for the event. Happening Thursday, September 25 at 7pm.

Pour him a drink.

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Now that the dust has settled from opening the first DWR: Tools for Living store in SoHo last week and I have a moment to blog, I wanted to give a shout out to the first-ever Tools for Living store customer. He picked up three Stanley flasks. Three flasks? Obviously, he’s our kinda person. If you haven’t yet, come check out the new store in SoHo.

September 22, 2008

Stop in Secaucus: The DWR Annex Warehouse Sale.

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The DWR Annex in Secaucus, New Jersey, is always a marvelous place for the design obsessed – it’s full of the best in modern design at a discount. But every once in a while, we pull out all the stops. This weekend, during the DWR Annex Warehouse sale, you can save up to 80% on things like a Barcelona Chair, the LC4 Chaise Longue or a Christopher Farr Rug (all that and more are pictured above). During this two-day event, additional markdowns will be taken on already-discounted items at the Annex. Plus, a free shuttle service will be leaving hourly from the brand-new-just-opened DWR: Tools for Living store in SoHo. Learn more about all this here.

September 05, 2008

Product Placement.

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Ever wondered how your favorite well-designed object came to be? Get an inside look at the creative and logistical processes of product design from and for Japan at Product Placement in New York on September 10. Along with five product designers including Masamichi Udagawa of Antenna Design (winner of the 2008 National Design Award for product design), Kari Woldum, design buyer for DWR: Tools for Living, will be speaking about Craft Design Technology and Fog Linen (pictured above), two of the Japanese lines in DWR's collection.