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  1. Get the Dwell Look at Wright's American Modern Furniture Auction
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    Get the Dwell Look at Wright's American Modern Furniture Auction

    Homegrown vintage modern classics from the likes of Herman Miller, George Nelson, and Knoll are up for sale in Wright's American Design auction starting February 12. See the pieces in action, as...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.30.15

  2. Modern Stools for Your Kitchen Island
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    Modern Stools for Your Kitchen Island

    Setting up stools around your island will give even more reason to hang around the most-used space of your house. Let these examples from our archives inspire your kitchen setup.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.04.15

  3. 5 Modern Saunas
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    5 Modern Saunas

    A stint in a sauna rumored to have myriad benefits from the social and heath standpoints and if you've considered building one of your own, here are five examples from the Dwell archive. For more...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.08.13

  4. 7 Uses of Perforated Metal
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    7 Uses of Perforated Metal

    A laser cutter or water-jet cutter can add a whimsical, decorative flourish to virtually any space. Here, from Dwell's archives, are seven creative uses of perforated metal.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.27.14

  5. 8 Modern Laundry Rooms
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    8 Modern Laundry Rooms

    Dirty laundry tends to pile up. Here are eight homes from Dwell's archives that use smart design to keep it from becoming an eyesore.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.07.14

  6. 8 Dazzling Double-Height Spaces
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    8 Dazzling Double-Height Spaces

    A double-height space can really open a house up, as seen in these examples from Dwell's archives.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.03.15

  7. Dwell How-To: Buy and Sell Your Dream Home
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    Dwell How-To: Buy and Sell Your Dream Home

    Combing the Dwell archives for our best, all-time tips on buying and selling your own modern abode.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.24.13

  8. Break Out of a Shell Chair Rut with Muuto's Wood Eco-Fiber Version
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    Break Out of a Shell Chair Rut with Muuto's Wood Eco-Fiber Version

    Talking to designers Iskos—Berlin about their revolutionary eco-friendly composite used for Muuto's new Eames-inspired Fiber Chair.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.06.14

  9. Houses We Love

    Tour 8 Awesome Tiny Cabins Around the World

    Our favorite site for off-the-grid inspiration gets a new tome.

    written by: Rob Colvin
    09.29.15

  10. Penny Tile Inspiration for the Bathroom
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    Penny Tile Inspiration for the Bathroom

    Selected from Dwell's archives, here are a few examples of how modern homes use rounded penny tile.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    12.02.15

  11. 15 Super Unique Libraries Around the World
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    15 Super Unique Libraries Around the World

    From Stuttgart, Germany to Iwaki City, Japan, we take a look at 15 of the most extraordinarily-designed libraries.

    written by: Sarah Park
    03.30.13

  12. Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis
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    Modern Urban Retreat in South Minneapolis

    In a South Minneapolis neighborhood of century-old housing stock, Julie Snow’s bold but elegant residential design fulfilled Andrew Blauvelt and Scott Winter’s desire for a loft on the...

    written by: Mason Riddle
    photos by: Dean Kaufman
    09.07.10

  13. Ladles Not Labels
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    Ladles Not Labels

    Fed up with men's fashion, Rachel Wythe-Moran and Simon Watkins of East London's Labour and Wait cooked up a plan to align their creative instincts and passion for practical design.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.02.10

  14. 8 Modern Carports
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    8 Modern Carports

    Though it's sometimes looked down upon as a dowdy counterpart to its enclosed cousin, the garage, the carport is a functional and—as these examples from Dwell's archives suggest—often elegant touch...

    written by: William Lamb
    01.02.14

  15. Smart Storage Solutions for the Modern Home
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    Smart Storage Solutions for the Modern Home

    Here are nine residences from the Dwell archives that apply the philosophy of "less is more" by stealthily hiding unnecessary clutter and creating smart storage solutions for various rooms in the...

    written by: Jami Smith
    01.29.14

  16. Barcelona, Day Two
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    Barcelona, Day Two

    On our second day in Barcelona, fueled by café con leche and enough jamon to kill a horse, we excitedly settled into a breakneck tour of modern Catalan design and architecture. From Gaudi...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    01.29.11

  17. Mid-Century Modern on the Playground
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    Mid-Century Modern on the Playground

    In honor of our family themed July/August issue, we've invited guest writer Paige Johnson, who spearheads the blog Playscapes, to share her perspective on some of the most innovative contemporary...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    08.01.11

  18. Tour Stunning Apartments on Dwell Manhattan Home Tours
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    Tour Stunning Apartments on Dwell Manhattan Home Tours

    For the third consecutive year, Dwell Home Tours take place across Manhattan on Saturday, October 11, 2014. It’s a rare opportunity to experience a group of private homes curated by Dwell’s editors...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.24.14

  19. A New Book on the Los Angeles Development of Iconic Modernist Architect A. Quincy Jones
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    A New Book on the Los Angeles Development of Iconic Modernist Architect A. Quincy Jones

    Architect and Dwell on Design Los Angeles speaker Cory Buckner’s forthcoming book, Crestwood Hills: The Chronicle of a Modern Utopia, revisits the obstacles faced by the Mutual Housing Association ...

    written by: Brandi Andres
    02.25.15

  20. Dwell Favorites Head to Venice Architecture Biennale
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    Dwell Favorites Head to Venice Architecture Biennale

    The US curators for the 2014 Venice Architecture Biennale were announced this week, and the group includes several visionaries from Dwell issues past.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.04.13

  21. Michigan Modern: 7 Homes in the Great Lake State
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    Michigan Modern: 7 Homes in the Great Lake State

    Home to Herman Miller, Michigan has a long and storied modernist pedigree. Here are seven inventive or noteworthy Michigan houses from Dwell's archives.

    written by: William Lamb
    12.03.13

  22. Modern Australian Homes Part Four
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    Modern Australian Homes Part Four

    We add four more breathtaking structures to our collection of modern Australian homes from the Dwell archives. Be sure to take a look at parts one, two and, three as well!

    written by: Jami Smith
    12.17.13

  23. 5 More Dining Rooms We Love
    Houses We Love

    5 More Dining Rooms We Love

    We take a dive into our archives for five more of the best modern dining rooms (see Part One here) from a colorful British reboot to a Le Corbusier-inspired Parisian setting. Bon appétit!

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    09.04.13

  24. Live/Work It Up!
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    Live/Work It Up!

    Hour-long commutes. Flaky public transportation. The congestion of crowds. It's no wonder many folk choose to work from home these days. These six creatures of comfort prove that their respective...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.22.13

  25. On Becoming an Artist Exhibit
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    On Becoming an Artist Exhibit

    On Becoming an Artist: Isamu Noguchi and His Contemporaries,1922-1960 recently opened at the Noguchi Museum. Marking the museum’s 25th anniversary, the exhibition looks at how Noguchi’s...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.18.10

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