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6.04.2008







mod*mom giveaway :: 10 digital dwell magazine subscriptions +
FREE dwell on design exhibition tickets
for all mod*mom readers

i'm so excited we're going to dwell magazine's design conference at the los angeles convention center this weekend. it starts today + i've got FREE admission for all mod*mom readers to this weekend's exhibition with code: BDODEC + $50 off the conference ticket using coupon code: GRP22SP if you register online here. i'm going to investigate residential solar panel programs. disneyland's new house of the future is about to open. yay! so we'll also go there to investigate. nursery school's almost out + mod*tot has a few weeks off, then summer school, then she'll begin stanford university + california virtual academy's "virtual" kindergarten."

dwell on design features 200+ modern product exhibitors, a life-size sustainable prefab home neighborhood built on site, an eco-friendly conference of 50 speakers, plus 16 home tours of private green residences + evening parties at the museum of contemporary art + an art gallery. i'm going to investigate residential solar programs like solar city + sun run. solar city will have a charging station for the $100,000 electric tesla roadster. i got to sit in one at mod*tot's nursery school auction last year, because her teacher's husband works at tesla (he's a speedskater, like us).

to win a digital subscription to dwell magazine, check out this free digital dwell magazine issue, + tell me in the comments what are your favorite parts of the magazine + what stories would you like to see them cover?
include your email address + url, before midnight, monday june 30

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14 Comments:

WOW! Hold on, I'm going over to check out the magazine online!
Have a great trip! It sounds so fun. I wish I was going. Too many kids LOL

By Anonymous Francie, at 6/05/2008 7:08 AM  

I love looking at magazines digitally -- it's much easier for me to file pages from the magazine. I can print out what I need or save an image (and tag it) to share with my husband or architect & builder! Much easier than the piles of paper in my office.

I'd love to see cool looking projects that are of reasonable budget. It should not be so expensive to have a nice house!

By Blogger melonkelli, at 6/05/2008 2:05 PM  

sounds awesome!

By Anonymous Anonymous, at 6/05/2008 10:14 PM  

i'll take pictures francie!
i'm with you melonkelli :)
please leave your favorites + suggestions + email address to be entered to win a digital subscription :)

By Blogger modmom, at 6/05/2008 10:16 PM  

Yeah--I'm down with the digital mags too. I love that there is less waste, (like stated above, we can print just the pages we want) and there is more space in my office! So Rad: ) OK. I love the indoor outdoor space on page 165. One day I'll have that.(sigh). I would also like to see a section dedicated on how to transform a space with a small budget. Many of us are kind of working on one corner of our homes at a time and need to stretch the bucks.
soulsofmyfeet@gmail.com
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By Blogger emidinkl, at 6/06/2008 1:29 AM  

I love their general modern tilt as well as their emphasis from time to time on smaller spaces. I'd love to see them tackle playrooms, toy storage, and childrens rooms.

Thanks,
Maureen (jnomaxx at hotmail dot com)

By Blogger Maureen, at 6/06/2008 9:03 AM  

I love how they are modern yet tastefully eco friendly, yet retro at times. I would love for my future solar house to be the next featured "Dwell home". That would be a dream come true.

By Blogger Sunny, at 6/07/2008 3:17 AM  

I'm enjoying your site for the first time. Good job, though I do find the yellow print hard to read.

By Anonymous Claudia, at 6/07/2008 9:03 PM  

I'm dying to learn more about residential solar. I live in Florida...God knows we have plenty of sun!

By Blogger Izzy, at 6/08/2008 11:32 PM  

The digital edition was great to view. I enjoyed seeing all the new products.

By Anonymous ann, at 6/09/2008 3:50 PM  

DWELL Magazine has changed most people's ideas about what they want in a dream home--for the better!

I like the fact I can look at the digital magazine from wherever I am with my Iphone and no papercuts :)

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By Anonymous WM, at 6/09/2008 11:51 PM  

I love the design, everything is so modern! It's a really good magazine, I love it. I've read other digital magazine before, and they don't load that fast, they crash often, and they are not that easy to use, so thumbs up!

I would like to see a good article on prefab houses, but prefab houses suitable for a family with kids. More kids toys/room ideas, etc would be great too.

Thanks!

By Blogger mel, at 6/13/2008 1:08 PM  

I couldn't access the digital issue...but I often check out the magazine at a friend's house...so: I love how they cover cool, ecologically friendly product designs, things that are super-chic looking, but also really accessable that you can use around the house. I wish they'd cover more bios of the designers, too...I always love learning about what makes people tick! Thanks!!! :)

By Blogger Team Morris, at 6/25/2008 10:06 AM  

The digital edition was great to view,i really enjoyed it.

By Anonymous Hot Deals, at 11/19/2009 1:03 AM  

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