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  1. This Smart Standing Desk Will Make Your Work Day Healthier
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    This Smart Standing Desk Will Make Your Work Day Healthier

    By now we've all been told of the negative impacts of sedentary office jobs. Some have gone so far as to call sitting the new smoking. Ergonomics experts recommend standing for 15 minutes every...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.12.15

  2. A Guide to 7 (Not So Tiny) Small House Resources
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    A Guide to 7 (Not So Tiny) Small House Resources

    Small is the new big, and people everywhere—here and abroad, in cities and off-the-grid—are finding clever ways to pare down and live well in small spaces. (Sometimes, extremely small spaces.) We...

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.12.13

  3. Friday Finds 2.18.11
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    Friday Finds 2.18.11

    Every Friday Dwell's editors, designers, and interns share a handful of their favorite blogs, videos, photographs, and stories appearing on the web. What piqued our interest this week? A colorful...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.18.11

  4. Robin Wilson Green Cabinets
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    Robin Wilson Green Cabinets

    At this point it's hard to take the term "eco-friendly" at face value. Greenwashing has, unfortunately, become a marketing gimmick as strong as some companies' sincere goal to be...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    04.12.09

  5. New Energy-Saving Gadgets from CES
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    New Energy-Saving Gadgets from CES

    The Consumer Electronics Show is in full swing in Vegas and there are lots of reports coming from the blogosphere about new energy-saving devices for the home. One early peek from Engadget looks at...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.07.10

  6. Bold Tokyo Home Combines Two Very Different Houses Into One
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    Bold Tokyo Home Combines Two Very Different Houses Into One

    For its latest project, Naf Architecture and Design out of Tokyo combined two very different houses—one with a flat roof, the other with a gabled one—to create a single, 859-square-foot family...

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    photos by: Toshiyuki Yano
    05.26.15

  7. Blair Kamin, on Criticism
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    Blair Kamin, on Criticism

    Blair Kamin is a Pulitzer Prize–winning architecture critic from a town blessed with some of the best buildings in the world. He writes for The Chicago Tribune, passing unflinching near-daily...

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    10.18.10

  8. Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You Might Have Missed
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    Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You Might Have Missed

    Here are the top seven stories on Dwell that you might have missed this week—from architecture blogs we love to Dwell on the Simpsons to our top recommendations for installing sliding doors in your...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    03.01.13

  9. Week in Review: 7 Great Stories You May Have Missed
    Week in Review

    Week in Review: 7 Great Stories You May Have Missed

    Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    07.19.13

  10. Friday Finds, Signing Off
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    Friday Finds, Signing Off

    It's been a long strange trip, but this is the last installment of Friday Finds—our weekly column that's been going strong since 2009. Moving forward, find our editors' picks on Twitter,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.19.12

  11. Friday Finds 3.27.09
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 3.27.09

    This week the Dwell editors spotted gems from many corners of the blogosphere, from films about monsters to architecture for chickens.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    03.27.09

  12. Building the Maxon House: Week 21
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    Building the Maxon House: Week 21

    During the process of planning, designing, and ultimately constructing our future home, we discovered inspiration, resources, and motivation in a plethora of places, both online and off. These...

    written by: Lou Maxon
    07.27.11

  13. An 'Epic' Container Co-op
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    An 'Epic' Container Co-op

    The good folks at Epic Software are building a video production studio out of old shipping containers just outside of Houston, Texas. They're also dutifully documenting the Creative Co-op's...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.24.11

  14. To the Letter
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    To the Letter

    In this digital age, invitations arrive in our inboxes and are promptly deleted. Luckily, there’s Greer, a Chicago stationery depot that’s dedicated to ink and paper created by...

    photos by: Nathan Kirkman
    08.24.12

  15. Swan Chair 50th Anniversary
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    Swan Chair 50th Anniversary

    Arne Jacobsen’s Swan chair is no ugly duckling—especially when upholstered in swan-white leather, finished with a pearl-white base, and decorated with a sterling silver bracelet and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.25.08

  16. Pinboard of the Day: Winter Wonderland
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    Pinboard of the Day: Winter Wonderland

    With the Northeast still digging itself out from under the snow, we offer these cozy winter abodes as cataloged on the Dwell Pinterest board, Winter Wonderland. Stay warm, friends!

    written by: Sara Ost
    02.12.13

  17. Pinterest Board of the Day: Graphic Design & Illustrations
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    Pinterest Board of the Day: Graphic Design & Illustrations

    In Philip Baxter Meggs' A History of Graphic Design, he states graphic design's "essence is to give order to information, form to ideas, expression and feeling to artifacts that document human...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    05.28.13

  18. Lucy Feagins' Local Discoveries from Australia
    In The Modern World

    Lucy Feagins' Local Discoveries from Australia

    In our September 2013 issue, we asked some of our favorite online design writers to introduce their latest local discoveries. Check out Diana Moss of Miss Moss and Katie Treggiden of Confessions of...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.06.13

  19. Scandinavian Interiors on Pinterest
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    Scandinavian Interiors on Pinterest

    Inspired by the Vedbæk House, a former fishermen's cottage outside of Copenhagen, we've gathered a sampling of Scandinavian interiors from our Pinterest boards.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.13.13

  20. A Look at Lego Bombing
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    A Look at Lego Bombing

    You've heard of yarn bombing (as evidence of its mainstream status, yarn bombing has even shown up in a Roche Bobois ad), but have you seen Lego bombing?

    written by: Sara Ost
    01.29.13

  21. Diana Moss's Local Discoveries from South Africa
    In The Modern World

    Diana Moss's Local Discoveries from South Africa

    In our September 2013 issue, we asked some of our favorite online design writers to introduce their latest local discoveries. Check out Lucy Feagins of The Design Files and Katie Treggiden of...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.05.13

  22. Tumblr of the Week: Usrdck
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    Tumblr of the Week: Usrdck

    "Cool things around the globe. Every day. Always fresh."—that's the motto of Frankfurt, Germany–based photographer Maik Lipp's Tumblr. We like Lipp's mix of architecture, interiors, products, and...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.11.13

  23. I Swear to Good You are God at This
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    I Swear to Good You are God at This

    Finding design inspiration online is as easy as pointing and clicking but there's something special about the feel of bound paper. Design and creative consulting company Holiday Matinee founder...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.17.10

  24. Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed
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    Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

    From our favorite blogs on living small, to airstreams, inspirational backyards, a woodland retreat, secret gardens, a sunny workspace, and an off the grid beach house, we've been bringing you the...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    03.15.13

  25. Nontoxic Housecleaning Guide
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    Nontoxic Housecleaning Guide

    I'll confess it now: I still buy and use all those household cleaning beasties that I know I shouldn't like Windex, Formula 409 and that scourge of bathtub rings, Soft Scrub. I know in my...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.09.09

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