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March 28, 2014

DIFFA: Dining by Design in NYC.

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DWR booth with Emeco Chairs; Chilewich Placemats; Zero Tables; Heller Dinnerware; Portable LED lamps. Photo: G. Horton

Design Within Reach was honored to be a sponsor of this year's Dining By Design event in New York City. This five-day fundraiser is the work of DIFFA: Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS, which has granted more than $40 million to hundreds of AIDS service organizations nationwide.

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Booth by Herman Miller and Gensler with Eames Chairs. Photo: G. Horton

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March 25, 2014

Huge DWR Warehouse Sale this weekend!

Truckloads of items have just arrived to fill our DWR Outlet. Mark your calendar for this weekend’s huge DWR Warehouse Sale in New Jersey + Free Shuttle Service from NYC.

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These photos were taken today to give you an idea of what you’ll find. This Saturday and Sunday, take an additional 20% off already drastically reduced prices on overstocked, returned and scratch-and-dent furniture. Prices are up to 75% off original retail. Find details at dwr.com/outlet. Not in the New York area? Shop our Online Outlet at dwr.com.ebay.

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March 24, 2014

Shigeru Ban named 2014 Pritzker Prize Laureate.

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Photo courtesy of Shigeru Ban Architects.

Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has been awarded the 2014 Pritzker Architecture Prize, the industry's highest honor. "He is an outstanding architect who, for twenty years, has been responding with creativity and high quality design to extreme situations caused by devastating natural disasters," cites the Pritzker Jury. "His creative approach and innovation, especially related to building materials and structures, not merely good intentions, are present in all his works."

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Cardboard Cathedral, 2013, Christchurch, New Zealand. Photo by Stephen Goodenough.

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Naked House, 2000, Saitama, Japan. Photo by Hiroyuki Hirai.

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March 20, 2014

Just in: Coolest Lamp Ever.

DWR PRESENTS: Portable LED Lamp from Design Within Reach on Vimeo.

It floats.
It glows.
It changes colors.
In other words, WOW. Check out the new Portable LED Lamp.

March 10, 2014

Architizer A+ Awards Finalist.

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Oil Harbour Bridge in Raunheim, Germany by schneider+schumacher. Photo by Jörg Hempel.

"The curlicue design of the Oil Harbour Bridge does more than create a spiral over a river in Raunheim," writes James Bartolacci, "it also prevents pedestrian access to the nearby oil depot and tankers, which house and transport highly flammable substances."

One of six finalists in the Architizer A+ Awards, you can vote for the Oil Harbour Bridge or one of the other sinuous bridges and pathways celebrated at architizer.com.

March 07, 2014

Speaking to our youth on design.

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Participating in the Arthur and Teddy Edelman Speaker Series, our CEO John Edelman spoke alongside architect and designer David Rockwell at Promise Academy 1, founded by Harlem Children’s Zone to educate and empower local youth. Launched in 2013 by husband-and-wife design duo Sam and Libby Edelman, this series was conceived to inspire children and feed their passions – especially for art and design – while also giving them a strong practical understanding of what it takes to succeed in today’s world and realize their dreams. Roughly 100 students attended the session with Arthur and Teddy, John and Sam’s parents.

March 06, 2014

As seen in today's New York Times: Finn Collection.

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The new Finn Outdoor Collection graced the pages of The New York Times today, showcased in Rima Suqi's article "Nordic, for Outdoors." Check out the entire Finn Collection on dwr.com (and while you're there, shop the Semiannual Sale).

#chairspotting at the Armory Show.

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Bertoia Chairs

The 2014 Armory Show is underway. DWR furnished the main stage and champagne lounge featuring the Atlas, Helix and Drum tables as well as the Raleigh, Bantam, Como, Camber, Reid and Theatre sofas. While we were there setting up, we noticed fabulous seating at the exhibiting galleries. Check out these chairs and add your own on Instagram with #chairspottingatthearmoryshow or #chairspotting. 

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Eames Molded Plastic Chair with Dowel Legs

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The Semiannual Sale has begun!

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Save hundreds on thousands of items, including authentic classics rarely on sale from Cassina, Fritz Hansen and Kartell. Orders over $5,000 will also receive a free upgrade to White Glove delivery service (a $350 value). Shop the sale at your local DWR Studio, dwr.com or by calling us at 1.800.944.2233.

 

March 05, 2014

It's back and it's better.

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The new Eames Molded Fiberglass Chair is made of 99% recyclable materials and covered by Herman Miller's Take Back program for environmentally sound recycling. It's beautiful, eco-friendly and available in many colors and choice of bases. The challenge will be choosing which one you like best. Check out the Eames Molded Fiberglass Chair at DWR.

March 04, 2014

Knoll Classics Sale Ends Today.

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Womb Chair by Eero Saarinen

Today is the last day to save 15% and enjoy free standard shipping on authentic classics produced by Knoll. This includes the work of Saarinen, Breuer, Mies, Bertoia and others. Shop the Knoll Classics Sale.

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Barcelona Chair by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe