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  1. Pendleton's Park Blankets
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    Pendleton's Park Blankets

    National parks blankets made in Oregon by Pendleton Woolen Mills. Taken as a group, all the Pendleton products have a rather rustic effect, but individually we could see them fitting well into a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.03.11

  2. Powell St. Parklet
    Outdoor

    Powell St. Parklet

    San Francisco's thriving Pavement to Parks initiative—dozens of street parking spaces have been transformed into small, hardscaped parks the city over—arrived on center stage Wednesday....

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.14.11

  3. 10 Amazing Examples of Shipping Container Architecture
    House Tours

    10 Amazing Examples of Shipping Container Architecture

    If you caught our recent round up of shipping container homes, you know there's no shortage of innovative adaptations to the boxy cargo pieces. We can't get enough of them, either, and here we...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.30.12

  4. Paint it Black
    House Tours

    Paint it Black

    This family of cost-conscious Hamburgers (freshly back in Germany after years abroad) converted a kitschy turn-of-the-century villa into a high-design home.

    written by: Sally McGrane
    photos by: Mark Seelen
    01.19.12

  5. Inside HeadHoods' Workshop
    Travel Reports

    Inside HeadHoods' Workshop

    On a cold winter's day a few weeks back, I boarded a train to Brooklyn where I met Clinton Van Gemert and his girlfriend Martha. Clinton is the brains behind HeadHoods, a unique brand of hoodies...

    01.12.11

  6. Two Innovative Tea Products
    Product Reviews

    Two Innovative Tea Products

    You may have heard of the hot beverage made by steeping dry tea leaves into boiling water. Tea in all its varieties and forms—black, white, green, powdered as matcha, and more—has been a hit for...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.17.13

  7. Kids' Toys That Look So Good You Won't Want To Put Them Away
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    Kids' Toys That Look So Good You Won't Want To Put Them Away

    Face it, your kid's toys are never going to be neatly stored. So they might as well look good when they're scattered all over the living room floor. That means no lights, no blaring sounds to wake...

    written by: Alex Ronan
    01.26.15

  8. 5 Homes Covered in Greenery
    Green

    5 Homes Covered in Greenery

    These homes prioritize plant life in a serious way, from dramatic ivy-covered walls to a sea of indoor bushes.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    07.10.15

  9. Houses We Love

    The Best Prefabs in the Northeast

    From uptown Manhattan to secluded Block Island, these are five of our favorite prefabs in New England, New Jersey, and New York.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    07.14.15

  10. Rooms We Love

    5 Ways to Use Concrete in the Bathroom

    These modern bathrooms prove concrete can work in every corner of the house, and in surprisingly versatile ways.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    09.22.15

  11. A Modern Kitchen Renovation in New York
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    A Modern Kitchen Renovation in New York

    Boris Dramov and Bonnie Fisher, principals of San Francisco-based ROMA Design Group recently completed a gut renovation for their daughter, Dana Dramov. The 2,500-square-foot live-work space...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.26.13

  12. Manhattan
    House Tours

    Manhattan

    Like many white people of a certain age, I first visited Harlem by mistake. I took the wrong subway and barely got out of the station: First one guy, then another, tried to shove me down the...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Jake Stangel
    02.14.11

  13. 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: The Mini Modernist
    Gift Guides

    2013 Holiday Gift Guide: The Mini Modernist

    From rebellious young artists to studious intellectuals, or curious engineers we've got the perfect gifts for your mini modernist this holiday season!

    written by: Jami Smith
    11.22.13

  14. Modular Backyard Playhouse in New Zealand
    Outdoor

    Modular Backyard Playhouse in New Zealand

    A New Zealand architect riffs on toy building blocks and Case Study houses for his children’s backyard fort.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Simon Devitt
    07.14.14

  15. City Notes: San Francisco
    Books

    City Notes: San Francisco

    A very unusual guide book came across my desk last week. And though City Notes: San Francisco by Jesse Coburn from Terry Warner Press is certainly a beautiful object (dig the clean design by Martin...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.09.11

  16. LEGO Greenhouse in London
    Travel Reports

    LEGO Greenhouse in London

    By now its bricks have been pulled apart, its sunflowers taken from Covent Garden's North Piazza, but from September 15 to 25, the Lego Greenhouse designed by Sebastian Bergne was one of the hits...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.04.11

  17. Best Wood Kitchen Products

    Best Wood Kitchen Products

    From sustainable bamboo and ipe to classic American hardwoods, wood's durability and beauty is undeniable. Here, a selection of some of our favorite wooden kitchen products.

    04.02.13

  18. 2011 Dwell on Design Awards
    Dwell on Design

    2011 Dwell on Design Awards

    Among the many wares that were exhibited on the Dwell on Design show floor, 11 stood out for excellence in their respective categories. Read on for the winners of the 2011 Dwell on Design Awards.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    06.26.11

  19. Salone 2013 Sneak Peek: Marni
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    Salone 2013 Sneak Peek: Marni

    Fashion house Marni gives Dwell an insider’s look at their Salone del Mobile 2013 exhibition with the Education Department of the Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.18.13

  20. A Look Inside a Marble Factory
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    A Look Inside a Marble Factory

    We're reporting from Almeria, a province in southwestern Spain where surfaces company Cosentino is headquartered. For the past couple of days, we've gotten a first-hand look at how the company...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.05.13

  21. Glass Act

    Glass Act

    Whether turned out as decorative vases or beautifully put to use as serving ware, glass is one of our favorite materials. Here, a selection of some of our favorite glass products.

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.25.13

  22. Green

    An Architect's Tips for Keeping Your Electric Bills Down

    In our upcoming December/January 2016 issue, we feature a modern Palm Springs residence designed by architect Whitney Sander. The clients previously had been spending enormous sums to keep their...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.14.15

  23. Event Spotlight

    A Design Exhibition That Begs to Be Touched

    In a 17-century palazzo, two young design studios explore a very modern material.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    05.17.16

  24. Jens Risom Furniture We Love
    Design 101

    Jens Risom Furniture We Love

    “Good design is something that pleases the eye,” says Jens Risom. The Danish designer has indeed created many eye-pleasing furnishings, including the most iconic of his designs, the eponymous...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.03.13

  25. A Tree Grows in the Dogpatch
    A Great Idea

    A Tree Grows in the Dogpatch

    Located in the Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco, Treehouse Gallery is part of a movement of contemporary artistic practice that reconsiders the gallery space as a place for community dialogue...

    written by: Meredith MacKenzie
    04.11.11

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