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  1. Coffee Break: Dwell's Guide to 7 Great Coffee Shops
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    Coffee Break: Dwell's Guide to 7 Great Coffee Shops

    In our series, Coffee Break, Dwell editors travel far and wide to cover some of the most well designed coffee shops in the land. Follow along on Dwell's caffeine fueled tour of seven great coffee...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    07.10.13

  2. 'Moving Meshes' at Domaine de Boisbuchet
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    'Moving Meshes' at Domaine de Boisbuchet

    Mesh and wireframe structures might typically be reserved for the architectural design realm, but Dutch designer Maria Blaisse aims to expand the rules of textiles and flexible materials with her...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    09.06.12

  3. Best Mirrors for Decorating
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    Best Mirrors for Decorating

    The use of mirrors and mirrored surfaces to add dimension and create a visual illusion of space is a tried-and-true trick of the trade in interior design. Here, we've put together eight great...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    04.02.13

  4. 7 Finds from Design Indaba
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    7 Finds from Design Indaba

    South African designers showcased their work at Design Indaba’s 2014 Expo in Cape Town. Here are some of our favorites including furniture, accessories, textiles, technology, and film.

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.04.14

  5. Design Indaba Expo 2013
    Travel Reports

    Design Indaba Expo 2013

    Southern African designers showcase their wares at Cape Town's annual Design Indaba Expo.

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.07.13

  6. Design Indaba 2011
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    Design Indaba 2011

    Cape Town's Design Indaba always kicks off with a conference of eclectic speakers from all over the world and wraps up with an expo focusing on Southern African designers. "Forget about the...

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.01.11

  7. Open Sesame
    Design 101

    Open Sesame

    Architect Justin Korhammer kept the hallway of this Manhattan bachelor pad free and clear with a kitchen that folds away with the precision of a Swiss Army Knife.

    written by: Michael Cannell
    01.30.09

  8. Minimalist Pine-Clad Dining Room in Sweden
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    Minimalist Pine-Clad Dining Room in Sweden

    Perched atop a hill between a large park and Gothenburg's former industrial past rests architect Per Bornstein's 1,400 square feet slatty home featured from our Big Ideas for Small Spaces issue....

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    photos by: Pia Ulin
    07.17.13

  9. Design House Stockholm Celebrates 20 Years
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    Design House Stockholm Celebrates 20 Years

    Design House Stockholm celebrates its 20th anniversary this year and we sent a few questions to founder Anders Färdig to let us in on a few snippets about what separates the Swedish company from...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.05.12

  10. Top Notch
    My House

    Top Notch

    Tom Hanks is not known for horror films, but his 1986 flop, The Money Pit, has a terrifying premise: A seemingly small renovation consumes a couple’s life, devouring their reserves of time,...

    written by: Reyhan Harmanci
    photos by: Doug Adesko
    01.15.09

  11. Materials and Innovation at BIO 23 Ljubljana
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    Materials and Innovation at BIO 23 Ljubljana

    The BIO biennial in Ljubljana has been highlighting contemporary trends in international design for close to fifty years now, but not everyone on the global circuit might be aware of the diverse...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    10.30.12

  12. Italian Design: Il Futuro
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    Italian Design: Il Futuro

    As impressive as Italy’s design legacy is, it’s the future that moves this lot. Get the inside track on what’s next.

    written by: Virginia Gardiner
    06.17.11

  13. Gems from the Renegade Craft Fair
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    Gems from the Renegade Craft Fair

    The second annual Renegade Craft Fair swooped into San Francisco's Fort Mason Festival Pavilion last weekend, delighting Bay Area craft enthusiasts with everything under the DIY sun, from owl...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    07.24.09

  14. Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set
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    Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set

    Eero Saarinen's fiberglass-and-aluminum Tulip table and chairs, designed in 1950s for Knoll, were among the futuristic furnishings found in the 1960s classic Star Trek series. Today, the industrial...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.30.14

  15. Product Spotlight: Sketchbooks by Makr
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    Product Spotlight: Sketchbooks by Makr

    A good sketchbook journal is always by your side, ready to take any notes and documentations of all sorts. Ready to set all hearts aflutter, Florida-based Makr Carry Goods has just released their...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.23.13

  16. The Great Outdoors: Excursion Pack by Poler
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    The Great Outdoors: Excursion Pack by Poler

    Are you the creative and modern type who is also active and has a love for the outdoors? Have you been searching for that perfect pack to take on long walks and hikes that is not only comfortable,...

    written by: Julia Sabot
    06.20.13

  17. The 1Formtable
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    The 1Formtable

    While multifunctional furniture systems that open and unfold and morph into fifty different pieces are quite cool and impressive, there is something elegant about simple, yet multifunctional...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    08.07.09

  18. Pouffe! There It Is
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    Pouffe! There It Is

    Versatile like an accent pillow or throw, a pouffe need not match your living-room set to settle in and look right at home.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    photos by: Justin Fantl
    11.13.10

  19. Best Desked
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    Best Desked

    Although we shouldn’t admit it, the Dwell reception area doesn’t always resemble the best of modern design. Actually, it can become a little crowded when filled with mailing boxes full...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.26.12

  20. Product Spotlight: Mitre Stool
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    Product Spotlight: Mitre Stool

    Designed and manufactured in Brooklyn, New York by the furniture and lighting maker trio of Souda, the Mitre Stool is a playful take on the regular wooden stool.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    photos by: Courtney Reagor
    03.07.13

  21. In the Doghouse
    In The Modern World

    In the Doghouse

    A new project by Muji mastermind Kenya Hara celebrates the relationship between humans and dogs, one downloadable blueprint at a time.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.16.12

  22. Gadget of the Week: Dyson's Digital Slim DC 59
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    Gadget of the Week: Dyson's Digital Slim DC 59

    British manufacturer Dyson recently launched the DC 59, a cordless vacuum that's one-and-half times more powerful than its predecessor. We took it for a test run and found that its compact size,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.31.14

  23. Amazing Product Design from the Federal
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    Amazing Product Design from the Federal

    If you were asked to name the world's design nexuses, Ottawa wouldn't exactly come tripping off your tongue. Yet the Canadian capital has birthed the Federal (get it?), an exciting new player in...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.26.13

  24. Product Spotlight: Yield Picnic Bag
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    Product Spotlight: Yield Picnic Bag

    We're digging the new multi-purpose Picnic Bag from San Francisco based Yield Design Co. It goes from being an everyday stylish and useful tote bag to a picnic blanket in a pinch. ...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.13.13

  25. Herman Miller in Syracuse, NY
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    Herman Miller in Syracuse, NY

    We've sent Dwell senior editor Aaron Britt to Michigan to visit the Herman Miller factory and Herman Miller has sent some of its collection to Syracuse, New York, for the new Good Design: Stories...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.11.10

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