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  1. Pursuing Perfection
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    Pursuing Perfection

    Resuscitating a classic can be time-consuming and pricey, but when it comes to the rehabilitation of neglected masterpieces, one Connecticut couple finds it’s worth every minute and cent.

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Mark Seelen
    04.27.09

  2. MAIK's Experimental Danish Design
    A Great Idea

    MAIK's Experimental Danish Design

    Pronounced "make," MAIK is an experimental Danish design brand founded in 2009 by Andreas Sachse and Rune Rex. I spotted it when I was in Copenhagen last fall and although it was closed, I was able...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.02.12

  3. Farmhouse Redux
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    Farmhouse Redux

    Two years ago architect Chad Everhart came across an old farmhouse near Boone, North Carolina. He could tell it dated back to the Great Depression by the 1930s-era cardboard—once used as...

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    10.05.09

  4. Borrego Springs: McKenzie Residence
    Dwell on Design

    Borrego Springs: McKenzie Residence

    This spring, I had the chance to visit the tiny town of Borrego Springs in the middle of Anza-Borrego Desert State Park in San Diego County, California. I was so taken with the place and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.29.11

  5. Converting a Commercial Storefront to a Home (and Studio!)
    My House

    Converting a Commercial Storefront to a Home (and Studio!)

    Seeking more space and a connection with the city, an artist and a designer turn an old Toronto storefront in Dundas West into a home and studio.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Naomi Finlay
    03.27.13

  6. Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
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    Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan

    Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi Yatabe’s new house is all in the family.

    written by: Mimi Zeiger
    photos by: Dean Kaufman
    12.07.09

  7. Wolfe Den, Austin, Texas
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    Wolfe Den, Austin, Texas

    Architect MJ Neal, much like his hometown of Austin, Texas, possesses a balanced combination of country cordiality and urban edge. In October 2008, we wrote about one of his projects in the...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    08.25.09

  8. Gusto: A Guide to Restaurant Design
    Food

    Gusto: A Guide to Restaurant Design

    Just as the whole is greater than the sum of its parts, "the essence of restaurant design cannot be found in any one element but in the unity of all ingredients working together to create a...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.21.10

  9. 10 Outdoor Gardens
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    10 Outdoor Gardens

    From locations like a microcourtyard in Virginia to a prefab glass-shelled retreat in summery Finland, these ten outdoor gardens will make you green with envy.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.06.13

  10. 5 Modern Apartments in Paris
    Houses We Love

    5 Modern Apartments in Paris

    It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.08.13

  11. 6 Creative Kickstarter Projects We Love
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    6 Creative Kickstarter Projects We Love

    Whether you are looking to organize your kitchen spice by spice or on the hunt for some space-saving solutions, these six creative Kickstarter projects will make your home an organizational haven.

    written by: Claire Andreas
    07.18.13

  12. Oh Canada! Modern Homes in the Great White North
    Houses We Love

    Oh Canada! Modern Homes in the Great White North

    Cunning Canucks have created new ways to achieve modern, affordable living.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    10.30.13

  13. "Architecture of Density": A Study of Megacity Living in Hong Kong
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    "Architecture of Density": A Study of Megacity Living in Hong Kong

    A photographer's studies of Hong Kong's dense apartment blocks come to a London gallery.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.13.14

  14. Seismic Shifts at The National Academy
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    Seismic Shifts at The National Academy

    An exhibition currently on view at the National Academy Museum in New York, Seismic Shifts, explores paradigmatic shifts in modern culture. Featuring paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography,...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.20.13

  15. From the Show Floor: Modern Family
    Dwell on Design

    From the Show Floor: Modern Family

    The Modern Family Zone was once again a hoppin’ spot for the young visitors of Dwell on Design, with cool, eco-friendly and innovative furniture and playthings. Adults and kids alike...

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Tammy Vinson
    06.26.11

  16. Inside the Armory Show with Bade Stageberg Cox
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    Inside the Armory Show with Bade Stageberg Cox

    Brooklyn-based architecture firm Bade Stageberg Cox made their second presentation at the 2013 Armory contemporary art fair earlier this month, using a metaphor for New York City to design the show...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.02.13

  17. 5 Cool Kitchen Islands
    Houses We Love

    5 Cool Kitchen Islands

    A delicious slab of white Carrara marble, a couple of planks of plywood, and 20,000 Legos: These are among the inventive materials used for some of our favorite kitchen islands from the pages of...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.26.13

  18. 5 Wooden Household Products from On Our Table
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    5 Wooden Household Products from On Our Table

    Canada’s On Our Table began when Geoffrey Lilge was looking for cutting and charcuterie boards for his wife’s new restaurant. Intrigued by the elegant simplicity of a solid wood board, Lilge began...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    06.06.14

  19. Time to Gather: A Modern Tablescape
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    Time to Gather: A Modern Tablescape

    When it comes time for the big feast, be ready with dinnerware, servingware, glasses and more all in seasonal style. This Dwell approved assortment will help you set a simple yet elegant and...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.17.13

  20. Modern Ways to Use Brick
    Houses We Love

    Modern Ways to Use Brick

    Typically considered a traditional building material, brick can be used in modern settings as a way to bridge the gap between old and new.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.31.14

  21. Quirky Midcentury Modern Gem in Napa Gets Stunning Transformation
    Renovation

    Quirky Midcentury Modern Gem in Napa Gets Stunning Transformation

    Two designers restore a low-slung midcentury gem in Napa, California, by an unsung Bay Area modernist.

    written by: Eviana Hartman
    photos by: Joe Pugliese
    11.12.14

  22. 7 Creative Kids' Rooms
    Rooms We Love

    7 Creative Kids' Rooms

    Cool spaces designed for the wee modernists among us.

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.08.15

  23. Melbourne, Australia: Day One
    Travel Reports

    Melbourne, Australia: Day One

    After untold hours in the air, and an unexpected 4AM stop in New Caladonia, I finally arrived in Melbourne, Australia, to commence my architectural tour.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.10.09

  24. True Value
    House Tours

    True Value

    The budget was nearly as tight as the space in this cheerful renovation of a 516-square-foot flat in Bratislava.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.27.12

  25. English Designer's Live/Work Home
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    English Designer's Live/Work Home

    In southwest England, interior designer and avid furniture collector Kathryn Tyler built her home around the vintage pieces she’d amassed over a decade.

    written by: Alyn Griffiths
    photos by: Andrew Meredith
    05.27.12

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