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  1. North by Northwest: 5 Sites We Love
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    North by Northwest: 5 Sites We Love

    It’s no surprise that one of our favorite furniture regions also has some of the best blogs, here are five blogs from northern Europe that we can’t stop checking out this week.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.14.13

  2. Links We Love: June 23, 2014
    We Recommend

    Links We Love: June 23, 2014

    A well-designed World Cup calendar site, Nendo-designed boat shoes, and more finds from the Internet.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.23.14

  3. Women to Know in Design Part Two
    Interviews

    Women to Know in Design Part Two

    From women who make moves behind the scenes to an architectural theorist who hit the proverbial glass ceiling in the 1940s, here are more women in design worth knowing. Check out part one here.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.02.13

  4. Arkansas Honors Fay Jones
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    Arkansas Honors Fay Jones

    I recently got a box of postcards comemorating the work of Arkansas architect Fay Jones and they were so wonderful that I wanted to put a few images of Jones' work online. Jones' contribution...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.22.09

  5. Fabian Debora for Homeboy Industries
    Dwell on Design

    Fabian Debora for Homeboy Industries

    Tote bags are today’s essential accessory. Not only is it a more sustainable alternative to using plastic grocery bags, but it also provides a canvas on which a great message can spread.

    written by: Carren Jao
    photos by: Carren Jao
    06.24.11

  6. Coffee Break: Toby's Estate
    Food

    Coffee Break: Toby's Estate

    Under-caffeinated Brooklynites have a new destination in Toby's Estate coffee, an Australian cafe import that opened in January. The company has been around since 1998 but for their first U.S....

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.05.12

  7. Ray Kappe-Designed Multilevel House in Los Angeles
    House Tours

    Ray Kappe-Designed Multilevel House in Los Angeles

    Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today.

    written by: Frances Anderton
    photos by: João Canziani
    01.21.09

  8. Big Sur Airstream Renovation
    Renovation

    Big Sur Airstream Renovation

    "I found the Airstream in the high desert of Anza, California, and thought it was a pure TLC job. Wishful thinking!" says interior designer Caroline Brandes, who also rents renovated...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.08.11

  9. An Introduction to Modern Playscapes
    Outdoor

    An Introduction to Modern Playscapes

    In honor of our family themed July/August issue, we've invited guest writer Paige Johnson, who spearheads the blog Playscapes, to share her perspective on some of the most innovative contemporary...

    written by: Paige Johnson
    07.11.11

  10. A Pilgrimage to Zumthor's Chapel
    Travel Reports

    A Pilgrimage to Zumthor's Chapel

    I recently made a Peter Zumthor pilgrimage to Switzerland, where many of his seminal works sit within a 40 mile radius one another in the northeastern part of the country. An architectural journey...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    10.05.10

  11. Railroad Revival
    House Tours

    Railroad Revival

    It isn't often that your eight-year-old son helps you decide on an architect, but that is how homeowners Connie DeWitt and Kam Kasravi became well-acquainted with architect David Fenster of Modulus...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.07.12

  12. Kids' Room Renovation
    House Tours

    Kids' Room Renovation

    A baby's arrival is cause for celebration—and for many, it's also a time to confront limited living space. For one Parisian couple, living in a cramped but loved apartment in the 10th...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    12.30.09

  13. The Penthouse Has Landed
    House Tours

    The Penthouse Has Landed

    In Vienna, a dazzling penthouse by Delugan Meissl has boldly inserted itself between traditional rooftops of the city’s Wieden district like a recently landed alien intruder. 

    written by: Alastair Gordon
    photos by: Hertha Hurnaus
    07.15.09

  14. The Potential of Van Bo's 'One Square Meter House'
    House Tours

    The Potential of Van Bo's 'One Square Meter House'

    Designer Van Bo Le-Mentzel takes a philosophical approach to the small housing movement, devising plans for a portable living space that occupies just one square meter.

    written by: Skylar Bergl
    10.15.12

  15. 80-Square-Foot Cabins in the Countryside Form an Idyllic Art Studio
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    80-Square-Foot Cabins in the Countryside Form an Idyllic Art Studio

    A pair of mobile studios in the U.K. connect artists, audience, and landscape.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.23.15

  16. Magda Biernat's Betel Nut Girls
    Event Spotlight

    Magda Biernat's Betel Nut Girls

    I recently chatted over the phone with architectural photographer Magda Biernat, whose work photographing Betel Nut Girls of Taiwan (and the small, contained structures they work in) will be...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.16.11

  17. How to Make Your Tiny Yard Feel Spacious
    How To

    How to Make Your Tiny Yard Feel Spacious

    We can’t change the size of our backyard, but there are many simple ways to make your outdoor space feel larger than it is. Whether your yard consists of a large grassy area, narrow lot, or small...

    written by: Porch
    07.11.14

  18. Hot Houses
    Superstructure

    Hot Houses

    When Seattle’s fire stations needed an overhaul, the city selected local architects to give these ultimate live/work spaces a modern-minded update. ...

    written by: Tim Newcomb
    09.27.11

  19. Dwell Homes: Off the Grid Part Two
    Green

    Dwell Homes: Off the Grid Part Two

    Off the Grid, a recurring feature in the Dwell issues, highlights amazing environmentally-friendly homes. See part one here.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.29.13

  20. Behind the Scenes at Cosentino's Factory
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    Behind the Scenes at Cosentino's Factory

    Beginning in the 1950s, photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher traveled Europe documenting the architecture of industry. Inspired by their perspective, we captured a few images of Cosentino's...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.08.13

  21. 10 Posters from Poland's Golden Age of Graphic Design
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    10 Posters from Poland's Golden Age of Graphic Design

    On his expertly curated site eyseaposters.com, James Dyer has amassed an impressive array of Polish film and political posters by the likes of Wiktor Gorka, Waldemar Swierzy, Andrzej Krajewski,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.13.15

  22. Paul Rudolph: NYC Expressway
    Event Spotlight

    Paul Rudolph: NYC Expressway

    One of New York's last large-scale urban planning initiatives, the Lower Manhattan Expressway, never came to pass. The massive transit system would have irevocably altered the face of New York City...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.26.10

  23. Modern Masterpieces: 6 Great Homes in France
    Houses We Love

    Modern Masterpieces: 6 Great Homes in France

    A passive home draped with bamboo shades might sound unusual, but it seems almost tame compared to other examples of contemporary French design.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    08.03.13

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    Modern, Open-Plan California Houses by Architect Ray Kappe

    SCI-Arc founder Ray Kappe is among the O.G. architects of the open-plan home. We've pulled a few favorites from our pages worth a second look.

    written by: Erika Heet
    07.10.15

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