If you’ve spent any time trying to spruce up your home lately, you might have noticed something interesting. The practice of repurposing old industrial products has become a full-on part of modern domestic life.
Dwell Media, the San Francisco-based publisher of modern design bible Dwell, has hired Brandon Huff as evp of digital media to lead a new e-commerce push. Huff, who most recently was Yahoo's vp of commerce, will be in charge of overseeing all aspects of Dwell's digital agenda, from content distribution to design to the holy grail of magazine media—e-commerce.
It’s been two weeks since the release of Flipboard 2.0, which gave users the ability to create their own custom magazines using repurposed content.
New York and Dwell magazines are prepping their second City Modern festival, an unusual cross-title collaboration consisting of a week of events and home tours for consumers and trade professionals.
Dwell, the independent modern design magazine, has a new editorial team. Amanda Dameron was promoted to editor in chief from executive editor. Working closely with her will be Alejandro Chavetta, who was named creative director, from art director. The pair replaces Sam Grawe and Kyle Blue, the editor and creative director, respectively, who left last summer.