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  1. Kathleen Walsh Reviews 4 Chaise Longue
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    Kathleen Walsh Reviews 4 Chaise Longue

    If you chase long afternoons lolling by the pool, with longer evenings of the same, there is only one piece of furniture on your mind. Ours too.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Aya Brackett
    03.05.09

  2. Pastoral Manner
    House Tours

    Pastoral Manner

    Santiago Suarez is a man who craves challenge, a knight errant, if you will, whose exploits are in the realm of the intellectual and artistic. His wife, Bonnie, has been his game companion and...

    written by: Jaimie Epstein
    photos by: Juliana Sohn
    01.16.09

  3. Compostmodern 09: Saul Griffith Demands Heirloom Design
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    Compostmodern 09: Saul Griffith Demands Heirloom Design

    Saul Griffith knows how to deliver grim planetary outlooks with irreverent humor. His Compostmodern talk began with a slide of a contrarian T-shirt graphic that reads "Design won't save the...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    02.23.09

  4. Village People
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    Village People

    Amidst the pedestrian-friendly maze of leafy streets in New York City’s West Village, LOT-EK, a firm whose designs focus on the creative reuse of industrial materials, inserted a gut...

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    photos by: Dean Kaufman
    03.05.10

  5. ICFF 2012: Brass Tactics
    Travel Reports

    ICFF 2012: Brass Tactics

    Everywhere we looked on the show floor of ICFF, we saw our own faces reflected back. Brass, copper, gold and other shiny metallics seemed to swathe or pepper most surfaces, appearing everywhere...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    05.22.12

  6. Gorgeous New Kitchen Appliances with a Handle on Technology
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    Gorgeous New Kitchen Appliances with a Handle on Technology

    These Italian-designed kitchen-tech tools are part of the Internet of Things We Covet.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.07.14

  7. Piero LIssoni
    Interviews

    Piero LIssoni

    “Prolific” is a weighty designation to assign to a living designer, but few contemporaries have produced the caliber and portfolio of Piero Lissoni. Since the start of his career in...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    03.08.10

  8. Webshop We Love: Giftlab
    Shops

    Webshop We Love: Giftlab

    As gift guide season kicks in to high gear, check out one editor-approved online shopping destination (aside from our own!): Giftlab, the newest venture from Net-a-Porter's Carmen Busquets.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.29.13

  9. 7 Essentials for the Modern Bar
    Product Reviews

    7 Essentials for the Modern Bar

    These new servingware pieces show that having a well-stocked bar isn't always about what's behind the counter. Still thirsty? Find more great barware suggestions in our products section.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    03.10.14

  10. How To: Paint Your Home
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    How To: Paint Your Home

    Dwell’s tips on painting a modern home: from the best environmentally friendly paint to rooms that use paint as a major design statement.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.27.13

  11. The Siple Life
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    The Siple Life

    A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a bitter man. Instead, he decided to renovate a house. The result is a masterful achievement of modern design that has allowed the filmmaker to...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Misha Gravenor
    04.27.09

  12. Luxury: Evaluating Values
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    Luxury: Evaluating Values

    Luxury, a term that once conjured images from Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, is now just as often used to aggrandize personal organizers, iPod cases, and websites. So we turned to Augustin...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.16.09

  13. Sir Nicholas Grimshaw
    Interviews

    Sir Nicholas Grimshaw

    "One of the good things about doing decent public design in a prominent place is that people look at it and say: Why can’t we have that everywhere?”  

    written by: Alec Appelbaum
    11.02.09

  14. Interview with Luca Nichetto
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    Interview with Luca Nichetto

    With the Stockholm Furniture Fair and Design Week on, we caught up with one part-time resident of the Swedish capital whose designs seem to be popping up everywhere at once. ...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    02.08.13

  15. Renovated 19th-Century Terrace House Merges with the Outdoors
    Houses We Love

    Renovated 19th-Century Terrace House Merges with the Outdoors

    Pivot Studio fully modernized this 19th-century terrace house outside Sydney.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    photos by: Justin Alexander
    02.06.15

  16. Modern Megacities Put in Perspective by Charles and Ray Eames
    In The Modern World

    Modern Megacities Put in Perspective by Charles and Ray Eames

    Charles and Ray Eames's seminal short

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.03.15

  17. Bold Design Spelled Out With Letters
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    Bold Design Spelled Out With Letters

    Design is everywhere, even in the letters of the alphabet.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    05.13.15

  18. Virginia is for (Architecture) Lovers: 6 Modern Homes in the Old Dominion
    Houses We Love

    Virginia is for (Architecture) Lovers: 6 Modern Homes in the Old Dominion

    Though it's the oldest state—or, commonwealth—in the nation, Virginia contains some boldly forward-thinking homes. Here are a few of our favorites.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.17.15

  19. We Recommend

    5 Rainbow-Colored Rooms

    These Technicolor interiors combine all the shades of the rainbow with bright artwork, paint, and books.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.26.15

  20. An Afternoon with Milton Glaser
    Interviews

    An Afternoon with Milton Glaser

    Meeting design legend Milton Glaser was one of those classic moments that can only happen in New York City. I was having lunch with Alan Heller—the man behind the furniture manufacturing...

    05.26.11

  21. BB02 Table and Chairs
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    BB02 Table and Chairs

    Modern design for moms and dads is becoming ever more available, with the latest eye-catching addition coming from notNeutral. The Los Angeles-based commercial product company of creative group...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.14.09

  22. In and Around Reykjavik, Iceland
    Travel Reports

    In and Around Reykjavik, Iceland

    Iceland seems more remote than the four-and-a-half-hour flight from Boston feels. But Reykjavik, a city closer to Boston than San Francisco, is a world apart. The prime minister is in the phonebook...

    11.30.10

  23. Touring India
    Travel Reports

    Touring India

    India is a country filled with rich colors and diverse patterns. Visual overload is precisely how many would describe the country. Even on a sleepy morning I could not pull my eye from the hues,...

    04.08.11

  24. Eight Questions for Frank Muytjens
    Interviews

    Eight Questions for Frank Muytjens

    Yesterday Frank Muytjens, head designer of menswear at J. Crew, came to San Francisco and we met up down at Sam's Grill for lunch. Though mass-market menswear isn't exactly Dwell's standard design...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.26.10

  25. Milan 2010 in Color
    Travel Reports

    Milan 2010 in Color

    If Milan 2010 were introduced as a new Crayola color, some might argue that "Ash Cloud Grey" would be the most appropriate shade. Air travel through northern Europe at the tail end of...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    04.29.10

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