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  1. Pooling Around
    Outdoor

    Pooling Around

    We take a look at 10 of our favorite swimming pools and pool houses from over the years. Whether for recreation, exercise, or simply to beat the heat, these pools (and in some cases their...

    02.01.13

  2. Henry Wilson's "Things Revisited"
    A Great Idea

    Henry Wilson's "Things Revisited"

    When Australian designer Henry Wilson moved to the Netherlands to study for a Masters Degree at the Design Academy Eindhoven, he says he experienced a "philosophical shift away from the...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.30.11

  3. Accessibility in the Modern Home
    House Tours

    Accessibility in the Modern Home

    A frequent query sent into Dwell Letters is about accessibility and universal design in modern houses. Here, we've gathered a few stories from past issues that show how architects and designers...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.08.13

  4. Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse
    House Tours

    Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse

    Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and her many houseguests.

    photos by: Jonas Ingerstedt
    02.19.14

  5. Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light
    Event Spotlight

    Suprasensorial: Experiments in Light

    What exactly does it mean to fully immerse oneself in art? In the most literal of terms, L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art invites us to dive right in and create some strokes of our own ...

    written by: Stephanie Orma
    01.05.11

  6. Modern Media Storage & Display
    We Recommend

    Modern Media Storage & Display

    When you've taken the time and given so much thought to the design and aesthetic of your home it's almost a shame to have to incorporate a television, and yet we just can't pry ourselves away from...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    11.05.13

  7. Design Icon: Renzo Piano
    Profiles

    Design Icon: Renzo Piano

    We highlight Italian architect Renzo Piano, winner of the Pritzker Prize and one of Time’s 100 most influential people in the world.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.01.14

  8. Emily Pilloton
    Interviews

    Emily Pilloton

    In January 2008, Emily Pilloton founded Project H Design in an effort to "turn criticism into action" by connecting socially minded designers with the communities in need of their...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.29.10

  9. 10 Great Coffee Shops for Design Fans
    Food

    10 Great Coffee Shops for Design Fans

    In our October issue, we profiled Luke Pedersen and James Lennard, the designers who run Cape Town’s Field Office, a joint coffee shop and furniture showroom. Here, we take a tour through some more...

    08.28.14

  10. 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Person Who Has Everything
    Gift Guides

    2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Person Who Has Everything

    We're kicking off a month of Dwell-approved holiday shopping lists with this roundup of the best unusual gifts to give your friends and relatives who seem to have it all.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.16.13

  11. 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Art Lover
    Gift Guides

    2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Art Lover

    Shopping for the consummate art lover in your life can be a challenge, so we took inspiration from a few of the 20th century's best artworks and paired them with their modern-day gift doppelgängers.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.16.13

  12. Black and White and Rad All Over
    A Great Idea

    Black and White and Rad All Over

    Rendered helpless in the face of a color wheel? Have a hard time choosing between yellow, green, blue, and red for your living room? Then follow the always classic, always sharp black-and-white...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.08.13

  13. Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum
    Event Spotlight

    Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum

    A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    10.20.14

  14. Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Give Globally
    Gift Guides

    Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Give Globally

    Even the most airline-mile-hoarding world traveler has to come home sometime, so we've rounded up a bevy of gifts from global artisans to inspire wanderlust every day.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.20.14

  15. Design Icon: C. Howard Crane
    Profiles

    Design Icon: C. Howard Crane

    Without any architecture training, Crane built some of the most decadent theaters of the country.

    written by: Caia Hagel
    05.26.14

  16. Jet Set: 8 Modern Airport Designs
    A Great Idea

    Jet Set: 8 Modern Airport Designs

    Flying—as 3.55 million Americans are expected to do this Thanksgiving weekend, according to projections by AAA—can be an unpleasant slog. But it doesn't have to be. Here are eight airports whose...

    written by: William Lamb
    11.28.14

  17. Modern Dallas Family Home
    Houses We Love

    Modern Dallas Family Home

    An inviting home in Dallas makes the most of its wooded lot with an interior courtyard and plenty of windows.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    09.23.14

  18. Anna von Schewen
    Interviews

    Anna von Schewen

    While in Vegas for Surfaces and Las Vegas Market, I had the chance to not only take in the terrific 17 Swedish Designers exhibit but also chat with Anna von Schewen and hear her lecture. She spoke...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.07.11

  19. Marimekko Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Iconic Pattern
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    Marimekko Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Iconic Pattern

    Today, Finnish-brand Marimekko celebrates its 50th anniversary of their stylish, iconic poppy pattern officially known as Unikko. The revolutionary floral textile has made its way on to countless...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.04.14

  20. An Earth-Friendly African Retreat That's Actually Made From Earth
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    An Earth-Friendly African Retreat That's Actually Made From Earth

    From clay bricks to the naturally filtered pool, the Khamsa House in Senegal is literally green from the ground up.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.27.15

  21. 8 Tips for Designing on a Budget
    Houses We Love

    8 Tips for Designing on a Budget

    Living on a budget is a simple fact of life, for most. Who says that should equate to missing out on good, modern design for the home? Not us.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    03.22.15

  22. 7 Tote Bags for Design Fans
    Product

    7 Tote Bags for Design Fans

    A staple for everyone, tote bags can be used for commuting, grocery shopping, or even as a purse. This assortment of totes includes classic prints from Marimekko, modern graphics from Alyson Fox,...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    04.20.15

  23. 6 Basics of Infill Development
    Houses We Love

    6 Basics of Infill Development

    If you live in a city, you've seen it all around you: infill, the land-reuse movement that's popping up around the world. Get the skinny on this space-saving design strategy here.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    05.21.15

  24. 10 International Vacation Homes
    Houses We Love

    10 International Vacation Homes

    What better way to welcome this Memorial Day weekend than to dream of spending it in one of these incredible vacation homes abroad?

    written by: Andrea Smith
    05.22.15

  25. 12 Modern Spaces Made for Music
    Rooms We Love

    12 Modern Spaces Made for Music

    From a music loft to an outdoor veranda, these modern spaces are like music to our ears.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    06.05.15

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