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  1. How to: Design Under a Pitched Ceiling
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    How to: Design Under a Pitched Ceiling

    Whether in restored farmhouses or modern, gabled homes, these rooms accentuate their steep, pitched ceilings.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.23.14

  2. Barbara Hill on Designing Creative and Comfortable Rooms
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    Barbara Hill on Designing Creative and Comfortable Rooms

    The Texas designer shares how to create spaces that simultaneously stand out and stand the test of time.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.12.14

  3. Shopping Tips from Design Experts
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    Shopping Tips from Design Experts

    We polled some of our favorite designers—experts in rugs, lighting, living rooms, and more—on how to find just the right piece to fill out a home.

    05.13.14

  4. Ant Farm Documentary at SF MoMA
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    Ant Farm Documentary at SF MoMA

    Documentarians Elizabeth Federic and Laura Harrison's 2008 video about Ant Farm, the merry band of architects, video artists, nomads and pranksters of the late 60s and early 70s, shows at San...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.15.08

  5. Modern Coat Racks
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    Modern Coat Racks

    As evidenced by my recent Holiday Gift Guide, I've got storage on the brain. Inspired by my friend Mary Halvorson—a very talented musician who happens to be in the market for a coat rack...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    12.16.10

  6. Color Delivery
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    Color Delivery

    Valentine’s Day festivities are at their peak in grade-school, when children eagerly decorate shoeboxes with construction paper hearts and bright colors. A little nostalgic for these peppy postal...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.15.13

  7. Wonderwall Archives 01
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    Wonderwall Archives 01

    Back in 2009 we ran a conversation with Masamichi Katayama about the incredible Japanese retail design outfit Wonderwall. We only showed a handful of photos to go with it, but now with the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.02.11

  8. Promo Daily: Kelsey Foster
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    Promo Daily: Kelsey Foster

    Today's Photographer's Promotional Pieces We Love and Why: Kelsey Foster

    photos by: Kelsey Foster
    06.25.13

  9. Sketching Dwell on Design 2013
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    Sketching Dwell on Design 2013

    During Dwell on Design, I have come to realize that sketching images can help to remember and pay attention to small details in design. Therefore, while attending lectures and presentations, I...

    written by: Kelsey Sellenraad
    06.28.13

  10. “If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education
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    “If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education

    Designer/activist duo Matthew Miller and Emily Pilloton are no strangers to hitting the road for the greater good. In 2010, they left San Francisco in an Airstream trailer to embark on the Design...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.14.14

  11. Brooklyn Botanic's New 'Do
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    Brooklyn Botanic's New 'Do

    Last week, as spring's balmy temperatures took a temporary dip into glacier territory, the two founding partners of architecture and urbanism firm Weiss/Manfredi led a hard hat tour of their new...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.05.12

  12. Kid Lit Goes Undergound
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    Kid Lit Goes Undergound

    What is a paper engineer? Something like an architect—but for paper. (Think pop-up books and origami, not bridges and skyscrapers.)

    written by: David A. Greene
    01.08.09

  13. 7 Bath Products We Love
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    7 Bath Products We Love

    Every room in a home should reflect those living in it, and the bathroom is no exception. To create a space that would make modern design enthusiasts swoon, we've selected seven of our favorite...

    written by: Victoria Nguyen
    10.10.12

  14. Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design
    Event Spotlight

    Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design

    The Julius Shulman Institute at Woodbury University presents Beyond the Assignment: Defining Photographs of Architecture and Design, opening Saturday, October 5 at WUHO Gallery. Curated by...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.01.13

  15. Spring Forward: 10 Clocks We Love
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    Spring Forward: 10 Clocks We Love

    Daylight Savings Time is just around the corner on March 10th. Spring forward and welcome the longer days in style with ten of our favorite wall, table, and alarm clocks.

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    03.07.13

  16. 10 Modern Gifts Under $20
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    10 Modern Gifts Under $20

    For many this holiday season will be more about spending quality time with loved ones than about spending loads of money.  But there are plenty of modern gifts out there that are fun, sleek...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.14.08

  17. Webshop We Love: Still House
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    Webshop We Love: Still House

    East Village boutique Still House has a quiet but powerful stock of home goods, all shoppable online.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.12.13

  18. 8 Ways to Design with Plywood
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    8 Ways to Design with Plywood

    Architecture gets expensive, so these homebuilders put their creativity to work by designing with plywood. Here's how they saved a buck on materials without looking, well, cheap.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.11.14

  19. Project: R-House
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    Project: R-House

    Passive solar design, which promotes passive means of generating and retaining warmth over active—and expensive—systems, is central to R-House’s success. Solar gain—chiefly...

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Richard Barnes
    02.24.12

  20. A Modern House in Elizabeth Beach, Australia
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    A Modern House in Elizabeth Beach, Australia

    Architect Shane Blue crafts a modern home on a remote plot of land in southeastern Australia.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.13.14

  21. 8 Surprisingly Sustainable Modern Homes
    Green

    8 Surprisingly Sustainable Modern Homes

    Here at Dwell, we love a good form, but only in tandem with function. These ultra-green, sustainable homes prove that a light footprint is possible no matter what the architectural style—the most...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.22.14

  22. Michigan: Day One
    Travel Reports

    Michigan: Day One

    As I noted last week via the blog and Twitter, and my colleague Amanda so aptly showed in this slideshow, I was in Michigan last week. It was my first trip to the state and I had a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.20.10

  23. Five Innovative Infill Homes
    Green

    Five Innovative Infill Homes

    As city populations grow, we continue to squeeze the most out of every square foot in our living spaces. These five infill homes manage to slip through the cracks.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.28.14

  24. The Love Ball
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    The Love Ball

    Continuing our longtime crush on all things Perch!, this clever hanging storage container designed by Amy Adams holds everything from air plants to avocados to bathroom accessories with aplomb.

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.12.13

  25. Snøhetta Curates Nordic Design
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    Snøhetta Curates Nordic Design

    "Nordic Models + Common Ground: Art and Design Unfolded" recently opened at New York's Scandinavia House. Curated by Snøhetta, the Oslo-based architecture firm recently selected by...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    11.01.10

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