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  1. Lerival's Architect-Designed Furniture
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    Lerival's Architect-Designed Furniture

    Lerival, a design house that bridges contemporary furniture and architecture, was founded by Dominique Gonfard and James Coombes in late 2008. They founded the company aiming to push the boundaries...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.14.10

  2. Industrial Evolution
    House Tours

    Industrial Evolution

    A Norman Foster master plan has transformed a decaying German industrial port into a vibrant neighborhood. It’s not about a single dramatic image, but what Foster calls “incremental...

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Hertha Hurnaus
    04.21.09

  3. An Architect's Pop-Up Book
    Books

    An Architect's Pop-Up Book

    One of the perks of being a Dwell editor are the various fun surprises that appear in the mail—newly published books, the occasional small product, even the random staple gun (yes, really)....

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    02.15.11

  4. Designing for Kids: 5 Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional
    A Great Idea

    Designing for Kids: 5 Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional

    For a youthful perspective on design's playful potential, look no farther than this slideshow. These five rooms put the fun back in functional.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.08.13

  5. A History of Modern Chairs
    Rewind

    A History of Modern Chairs

    The best way to gain perspective on the aesthetics of a given era is by examining the product designs of the time. To that end, what better piece to examine then one of the most widely-ignored but...

    written by: Kate Santos
    12.05.13

  6. Sixagon by Misewell
    Product

    Sixagon by Misewell

    We first featured Wisconsin designers and brothers Paul and Vincent Georgeson in our December/January 2011 Young Guns round up. They've launched a handful of new products since then, but one of...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.13.12

  7. Product Picks: Dwell's Favorite Chairs, Barware, and More
    Product Reviews

    Product Picks: Dwell's Favorite Chairs, Barware, and More

    Searching for that perfect chair or sofa? How about the ideal desk for your home office? A playhouse for your kid that won't clash with your modern interior? Look no further! Dwell has done your...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.02.13

  8. A Design-Minded Solution to a Narrow Landscape
    Outdoor

    A Design-Minded Solution to a Narrow Landscape

    With aptly applied angular concrete details and ornamental plantings, landscape architect Terence Lee transforms his slender Northern California backyard.

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.03.14

  9. A Sustainable Educational Center for the Boy Scouts of America
    Finishing Touch

    A Sustainable Educational Center for the Boy Scouts of America

    The Boy Scouts of America builds a sustainable tree house in West Virginia.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Joe Fletcher
    11.18.13

  10. Dror-Designed Soho Synagogue
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    Dror-Designed Soho Synagogue

    Designed by Studio Dror, the new SoHo Synagogue in New York aims to translate the inspiration of Judaism to a new generation. Founders Rabbi Dovi Scheiner and his wife Esty Scheiner invited Dror to...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.01.11

  11. Explore the Modern Workplace at Dwell on Design NY
    Dwell on Design

    Explore the Modern Workplace at Dwell on Design NY

    At Dwell on Design NY, Cornell University professor Franklin Becker and Los Angeles–based architect Kulapat Yantrasast delve into the zeitgeist of modern workspace design. By exploring the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.29.14

  12. Earn Education Units at Dwell on Design New York
    Dwell on Design

    Earn Education Units at Dwell on Design New York

    Trade members are invited to satisfy their AIA, IDCEC, ASLA, and NKBA CEU requirements at Dwell on Design New York, October 9–11, 2014.

    written by: Erika Heet
    09.23.14

  13. 9 Transformative Renovations in Austin
    Renovation

    9 Transformative Renovations in Austin

    Whether by gut renovations or smaller scale modifications, these Austin homes get the facelifts they need.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    05.20.15

  14. Green

    6 Rammed-Earth Houses

    The following homes use terra firma as a basic building block, and demonstrate how earthen houses can be at once green, modern, and naturally cooled.

    written by: Erika Heet
    07.21.15

  15. An Angular Beach Home Blends in With the Dunes Surprisingly Well
    Houses We Love

    An Angular Beach Home Blends in With the Dunes Surprisingly Well

    This geometric gem becomes one with its environment.

    written by: Sarah Akkoush
    photos by: Filip Dujardin
    07.27.15

  16. Iannis Xenakis Drawings
    Event Spotlight

    Iannis Xenakis Drawings

    Though I fear that I won't get to see it in person, The Drawing Center in New York has just opened a new exhibit of architect and composer Iannis Xenakis's drawings. Iannis Xenakis: Composer,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.19.10

  17. A Modern Cor-Ten Steel Cube on a Historic Site in England
    Houses We Love

    A Modern Cor-Ten Steel Cube on a Historic Site in England

    Designed by Mark Merer, this English home bridges the gap between past, present, and future.

    written by: Sarah Akkoush
    04.29.15

  18. Minimal Romanian Attic Renovation Complete with an Epic Bathtub
    Houses We Love

    Minimal Romanian Attic Renovation Complete with an Epic Bathtub

    Custom woodwork and natural light invigorate a formerly cramped space.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    01.26.15

  19. New Prospects
    My House

    New Prospects

    A Brooklyn architect shows what a little elbow grease, a healthy dose of naïveté, and a decade can accomplish.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Dustin Aksland
    08.13.11

  20. Nathan Vincent
    Interviews

    Nathan Vincent

    When I first stumbled upon designer Nathan Vincent's work, I immediately knew I'd found something unique. Using crochet as a method to make traditionally masculine objects, Vincent challenges...

    04.07.10

  21. How to Build a Natural Playscape
    Outdoor

    How to Build a Natural Playscape

    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
    07.26.11

  22. Don Norman Reviews 7 Modern Faucets
    Product Reviews

    Don Norman Reviews 7 Modern Faucets

    Far from fickle, faucets function best when they’re running hot and cold. These modern fixtures prove their mettle by making it oh-so-easy to go with the flow.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    photos by: Peter Belanger
    04.18.09

  23. Fritz Hansen on Knockoffs and Authentic Design
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    Fritz Hansen on Knockoffs and Authentic Design

    In recent years, the Danish furniture company Fritz Hansen has taken aggressive measures to protect their products against knockoffs and counterfeits across the globe. They have rounded up and...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.13.12

  24. Kimball Art Center Finalists
    Renovation

    Kimball Art Center Finalists

    Last week I was in Park City, Utah, home of the Kimball Art Center. Founded in 1976, and housed in what was once the Kimball Bros. auto garage, the Kimball is a living museum offering the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.25.12

  25. Spiral Staircase Shapes Tokyo Home
    House Tours

    Spiral Staircase Shapes Tokyo Home

    How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting solution to small-space living.

    written by: Naomi Pollock
    photos by: Koichi Torimura
    11.12.12

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