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  1. 6 Amazing Repurposed Designs
    Post

    6 Amazing Repurposed Designs

    From varnished drainage pipes to old sailcloths with a second wind, these six projects utilize rescued, revamped, and reused materials.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    06.30.13

  2. A Look at Google's Illustrated Logos
    Post

    A Look at Google's Illustrated Logos

    We went down an Internet rabbit hole and unearthed Google Doodles—what the tech company dubs its illustrated logos that "celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.17.13

  3. Village Green
    My House

    Village Green

    This place was a filthy dump when we bought it,” says Cathryn Barmon, sipping tea in a knockoff Le Corbusier chair. “I didn’t want to go barefoot until we’d redone the...

    written by: Virginia Gardiner
    photos by: Raimund Koch
    01.18.09

  4. A Zero-Energy Community: Part 3
    Renovation

    A Zero-Energy Community: Part 3

    Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first multifamily zero-energy community in the United States. Part 3: A...

    written by: Brad Liljequist
    10.13.11

  5. New from Pia Wüstenberg
    Post

    New from Pia Wüstenberg

    We last highlighted Pia Wüstenberg's work in our May 2012 issue, when we called her one of design's rising stars; previously we called out her innovative recycled paper lights, which she created by...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.11.13

  6. Friday Finds 6.4.2010
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 6.4.2010

    A cornucopia of online delights, unearthed from the dark recesses of the Internet by your friendly Dwell staff, await you on this bonny summer Friday.

    06.04.10

  7. Live from the Floor: Touch and Inhabitat
    Dwell on Design

    Live from the Floor: Touch and Inhabitat

    There's an epic amount to be browsed through on the Dwell on Design show floor this year, and we're all having a blast checking out the booths at the LA Convention Center. One of the first things I...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    06.25.10

  8. Video: Inhabitots
    Dwell on Design

    Video: Inhabitots

    New York-based designer Jill Fehrenbacher, a self-proclaimed lover of vegan junk food, started Inhabitat, a site devoted to the future of design by tracking innovations in technology, practices and...

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Tammy Vinson
    07.07.11

  9. 5 Latin American Design Destinations
    Travel Reports

    5 Latin American Design Destinations

    Should your summer travels take you south of the border, we've rounded up all the architecture and design hotspots in this quintet of Latin American city guides. From Mexico City to Lima, here's...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.02.13

  10. Can You Spot the Fake? How Knockoffs Affect the Design Industry
    Dwell on Design

    Can You Spot the Fake? How Knockoffs Affect the Design Industry

    One of the more provocative panel discussions at Dwell on Design 2013, "Can You Spot the Fake? How Knockoffs Affect the Design Industry" raised many important questions—thanks to panelists Gregg...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.23.13

  11. Slow Food Nation
    Food

    Slow Food Nation

    When Carlo Petrini spoke out against the opening of a McDonald’s restaurant in his native Rome, he couldn’t have guessed that he’d be heard around the world.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    photos by: Aya Brackett
    12.02.09

  12. 10 Exterior Stairs
    Renovation

    10 Exterior Stairs

    Sagging stairs and sad stoops will soon be a thing of the past, thanks to the following inspirational ideas from clever architects and homeowners.

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.09.14

  13. Q&A: Campana Brothers
    Profiles

    Q&A: Campana Brothers

    The Brazilian furniture designers and Clerkenwell headliners discuss letting the material make decisions and designing furniture with soul.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.18.14

  14. 6 Hip and Innovative Manhattan Homes
    House Tours

    6 Hip and Innovative Manhattan Homes

    Ah, the Big Apple. If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. These 6 residents are not only making it, they're doing it with style, innovation, and that little something extra that only...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    08.28.13

  15. Holiday Entertaining 101: Plenty of Seating
    We Recommend

    Holiday Entertaining 101: Plenty of Seating

    Don't leave your guests standing while trying to balance their egg nog and plate of tasty treats. Plan ahead and be prepared with plenty of extra stylish seating. From stools, to chairs, to love...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    12.04.13

  16. Editor’s Choice: Amanda Dameron’s Book List
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    Editor’s Choice: Amanda Dameron’s Book List

    What books does the editor of a high-profile modern home design magazine read? Designers & Books went to Amanda Dameron, editor in chief of Dwell Media, to find out. “Last year I moved from the...

    02.22.13

  17. Architect Series Dimmers
    Design 101

    Architect Series Dimmers

    The right lighting can bring warmth and atmosphere to any room.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Hunter Freeman
    01.31.09

  18. 6 Urban Cars We Love
    We Recommend

    6 Urban Cars We Love

    Vehicle manufacturers wise up to the demands of urban dwellers.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ian Galvin
    09.05.13

  19. Not to Be Missed: Peter Zumthor Reimagines LACMA
    Latest

    Not to Be Missed: Peter Zumthor Reimagines LACMA

    It’s been the talk of L.A. since the design was revealed in June: the Pritzker Prize–winning Swiss architect’s amoebic reinterpretation of the east campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art ...

    written by: Erika Heet
    09.06.13

  20. 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

  21. Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott
    Books

    Flatland by Edwin A. Abbott

    On a recent weekend, whilst both sitting on a train and lolling by the river, I read the short, strange novel Flatland by Edwin Abbott Abbott. Occasionally a novel about architecture comes along,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.31.09

  22. Product Spotlight: Modern Side Tables
    Product Reviews

    Product Spotlight: Modern Side Tables

    When “couch surfing” better describes online shopping in the den than overnight guests, it may be time to pick a side table with laptops in mind.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.25.13

  23. Massive Book Sale at MoMA
    Event Spotlight

    Massive Book Sale at MoMA

    Put down your Kindles, New Yorkers, and head straight to MoMA to buy some books. A giant half-off sale of some 1200 titles starts today. But you can't get them online (Boo!), you'll have to show up...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.25.11

  24. 10 Modern Low-Tech Toys
    Product Reviews

    10 Modern Low-Tech Toys

    Providing fresh, colorful alternatives to the plugged-in entertainment devices of today, these designs—including a couple of highlights from the Dwell Store—modernize classic pastimes and celebrate...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    03.04.14

  25. Retail Therapy
    Green

    Retail Therapy

    In the great American quest for more stuff, big-box stores are nirvana, laden with cheaply priced items by the ton, from diamond earrings to toilet paper. So isn’t it a good thing that many...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    01.21.09

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