Dwell on Design | Influenza LA
June 21-23, 2013
Los Angeles Convention Center, California
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Media Coverage: Influenza Online Magazine
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Credentials/ Thank you’s
Haily Zaki, Julie Karatzis, Christine Kim for Dwell on Design
Dwell on Design is America’s largest modern design event. DOD reimagines the trade show experience by transforming 200,000 square feet of concrete into a design incubator where prefab comes to life and design luminaires debate the issues of today. It goes to show how influential design is in every aspect of our modern world. For 2013, Dwell is proud to announce The Lincoln Motor Company as the Presenting Auto sponsor, Design Partner jcpenney and Industry Partner The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID). The event is produced by Dwell Media.
Devine Color - provides luxuriously creamy, color-illuminating wallcoatings created by artist Gretchen Schauffler to complement natural materials in the home.
Blunt Umbrellas - The Blunt Umbrella has a beautiful, wind-resistant canopy design that follows one of the most important tenants of modern architecture: Form follows function. An umbrella with blunt tips is not only safer, its canopy is taut and therefore stronger.
Soma Water - Soma is a premium water filter service that includes a beautiful glass carafe and the world’s most innovative water filters, which are delivered right to your door via subscription so you never forget to change your filter on time.
Sunbrella Fabrics - Bring luxurious décor to your home with Sunbrella® fabrics. From intricate jacquards to traditional canvas, Sunbrella fabrics are styled for every living space and every taste, always assuring fade resistance and easy care.
U-Line - For over five decades and through three generations, U-Line continues to be the leader in innovation, quality and performance in the premium built-in undercounter ice making, refrigeration and
wine preservation market.
Urbio - is a fun new company bringing indoor gardening and home/office organization to design-focused apartments, flats, lofts, houses, offices, and more! Our vertical gardening/storage system is great for any room or office.
Aether Apparel - Form + Function. Aether Apparel offers high-end technical outerwear with a clean modern design.
Airstream Inc.- The Airstream is the most uniquely designed travel trailer in the world. Airstreams are known for their iconic aluminum shape and superior structural integrity.
Art Center College of Design - The design college has been a global leader in art and design education for more than 80 years. Focused on improving the aesthetics, ergonomics, functionality, and/or usability of large- and small-scale objects, Art Center’s industrial design programs—encompassing the fields of Environmental Design, Product Design and Transportation Design—have been ranked No. 1 by DesignIntelligence since 2006.
Big Ass Fans - Recognizing that small ceiling fans have remained basically unchanged for more than a century, Big Ass Fans decided to reinvent them completely. The result is the 60-inch Haiku, the Energy Star most efficient ceiling fan in the world.
Blue Lounge - is an award-winning, international design studio known for its clever products that solve everyday problems through design. Bluelounge strives to make life cleaner and simpler.
Built, Inc. - Designer, builder, and artist John Sofio has been the leader of the design/build movement since its inception. Creating and focusing on the implementation of modern design, style, and function, Built, Inc. specializes in residential and commercial projects.
Emeco - At Emeco they build the finest product they can, make the best possible choices for our planet and inspire others to do so, collaborate with the world’s best, trust in simplicity, and know that our heritage is our future. Always made in the USA.
Lincoln Motor Company - Over the past 90 years, a few things have held irreversibly true: They have made Lincoln motorcars with thoughtful craft, startling design, and an implicit respect for our drivers.
LivingHomes - is a designer of modern, prefabricated homes that combine world-class architecture with an unparalleled commitment to healthy and sustainable construction.
Lladró - is a worldwide leader in artistic porcelain. For 60 years, all Lladró pieces have been handcrafted in the workshops of the City of Porcelain in Valencia, Spain. The brand is distributed in more than 120 countries around the globe.
Nest Labs - Founded in 2010 by Tony Fadell and Matt Rogers, Apple alums who led the iPod and iPhone teams. Their first product, the Nest Learning Thermostat, programs itself, turns itself down when you’re away and can be controlled from your phone.
The Living Mural - A collaborative of local muralists honor L.A.’s rich tradition of street art—which helps preserve and celebrate the diverse cultural fabric of the city—by creating a series of murals on the show floor all weekend long. Hosted by Dropshop Studios.
Tech Lounge - VividWorks Passport to Design room-design competition
Designer Lounge - presented by ASID, and brought to life by Marimekko, SubZero Wolf, and Victoria + Albert Baths LLC.
VIP Lounge - haven for notable presenters care of Dacor, HD Buttercup and Lutron Electronics.
Dwell Outdoor - A perennial hit on the show floor, Dwell Outdoor brings the best of the outside in. The pop-up village showcased the latest in outdoor furnishings, accessories, and materials. Among the highlights, the jcpenney Prefab Home, built by Method Homes and designed by Bogue Trondowski Architects, was decorated with items from the newly launched jcpenney home assortment including product from exclusive design partners.
Green Car Ride and Drive - Green Car Journal offered test drives of some of the latest and new-to-market hybrid and electric vehicles. Featured cars included The Lincoln Motor Company’s sleek and sophisticated MKZ Hybrid.
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