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June 06, 2011

Plan your room in 3D.

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Have you checked out our new 3D Room Planner? In this cool space-planning tool you’ll find renderings of DWR furniture that you can move around (without any heavy lifting) until you find the perfect placement. For inspiration, browse our Gallery of Cool Rooms, but don't worry if your room is not this elaborate. For example, the room I designed looks like something out of the "Money for Nothing" video by the Dire Straights.

Celebrate your modern Dad.

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“Don’t be smart.” Dad said this (a lot) but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t like smart things. In fact, he’ll appreciate the smart design of our gift ideas. The game of Bocce dates back to the Roman Empire and has rules akin to those of soccer (with less running). Made from solid composite resin, our Pro Bocce Set includes traditional green and red balls (four of each color) and one 2-inch pallino. Father’s Day is June 19. See all Father's Day Gift Ideas.

DWR Contract Sales: NeoCon and our new website.

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If you’re a design professional traveling to Chicago for the tradeshow, we invite you to stop by our booth (#6050) to see exciting new products from Verner Panton, BassamFellows, Original BTC and others. And if you haven't already seen it, we encourage you to check out our new Contract website at dwrcontract.com. NeoCon is held June 13-15 at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, IL. We hope to see you there!

The new DWR corporate headquarters.

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We have moved into our sun-filled fabulous space in the former Yale & Towne lock factory in Stamford, Connecticut. The Aeron Chairs are from Herman Miller® (special offer: save 15% on Aeron this week only); and we still have our Tolomeo Desk Lamps, which we brought with us from San Francisco. MORE PHOTOS...

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June 04, 2011

On your to-do list for 55 years.

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When designing their Lounge and Ottoman (1956), Charles and Ray Eames asked themselves, “How do you design a chair for someone else?” The solution they came up with was to look for the universal side of themselves and design for that, since “we all have more in common with each other than we do with a rock, tree or fish.” (P.S. The iconic Eames Lounge is included in The Herman Miller Sale at DWR.)

June 03, 2011

The Herman Miller Sale at DWR has begun!

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Save 15% on classic furniture produced by Herman Miller, Inc. This includes iconic, fully licensed works by Eames, Nelson, Noguchi (all the heavy hitters). DWR has the largest assortment of in-stock Herman Miller product. Shop the sale.

June 01, 2011

June 16: Special Event at the Philip Johnson Glass House.

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DWR is proud to be the sponsor of Conversations in Context at the Philip Johnson Glass House -- continuing the legacy of what has been described as “the longest running salon in America” -- established as a gathering of great minds in architecture, art, and design in New Canaan, Connecticut at the invitation of Philip Johnson and David Whitney. When the Glass House opened to the public in 2007, it extended the tradition to an invite-only Conversation series that took place at the property.

Tickets are available for the June 16 Event
Hosts: Donald Kaufman + Taffy Dahl, Donald Kaufman Color
Conversations in Context at 5:30PM
2-hour guest-hosted tour and reception
Purchase tickets ($150 each) at PhilipJohnsonGlassHouse.org

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