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  1. Friday Finds 08.23.13
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 08.23.13

    A folding car inspired by an armadillo, typography flashcard game, and vintage snaps of San Francisco? All that and more in this installment of Friday Finds!

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.23.13

  2. Back in Black
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    Back in Black

    Black is the color (or absence of color, rather) of choice for these twelve homes from San Francisco to Berlin to Tokyo and beyond.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.15.13

  3. The Year in Review: Dwell's Top 12 Homes of 2012
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    The Year in Review: Dwell's Top 12 Homes of 2012

    2012 is coming to a close, and to celebrate a year in modern architecture, we've collected our 12 favorite stories, one for each month. Click through for a dose of design inspiration.

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.20.12

  4. Evil People in Modern Homes
    Interviews

    Evil People in Modern Homes

    I was wandering around William Stout's architectural bookstore the other day when I came across Yale University graphic design student Benjamin Critton's wonderful tabloid treatise Evil...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.21.10

  5. By Poplar Demand
    Outdoor

    By Poplar Demand

    “I kept pushing the idea of doing a new kind of tree house further and further, trying to find the best structure, the best materials,” explains Dustin Feider, a 23-year-old freelance...

    written by: James Nestor
    02.05.09

  6. County Government Votes to Save Rudolph's Modernist Hallmark
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    County Government Votes to Save Rudolph's Modernist Hallmark

    Good news for fans of Brutalism, poured-concrete construction, Paul Rudolph, and/or rabble-rousing against local bureaucracies. After more than a year of debate, the powers that be in Goshen, New...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Chris Mottalini
    02.12.13

  7. Passive Houses in Stockholm
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    Passive Houses in Stockholm

    Back in early 2008, we wrote about a new suburban development by Swedish architecture firm Smedshammar + Holmberg, which was meant to set a new precedent in Sweden for housing innovation. Now...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    08.24.09

  8. Fantastical Photographic Maps
    Event Spotlight

    Fantastical Photographic Maps

    If photography is an act of capturing reality, then artist Sohei Nishino has gone leaps and bounds further than most with his “diorama maps.” Influenced by the 18th century Japanese...

    written by: Carren Jao
    03.29.11

  9. Pedigree Charted
    My House

    Pedigree Charted

    With an extended family apt to drop by at a moment’s notice, lifelong modernist Hannah Ferguson has a new home that’s all about heritage.

    written by: David Hay
    photos by: Amanda Prior
    06.17.09

  10. Matter: Logo Evolution
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    Matter: Logo Evolution

    In our May issue I wrote about the undersung Swiss mid-century modernist Herbert Matter, a graphic designer and photographer who left his mark on Vogue Magazine, Knoll furniture, Yale...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.09.11

  11. 6 Striking Modern Home Facades
    House Tours

    6 Striking Modern Home Facades

    While the saying, "It's what's inside that counts" certainly rings true, the exterior matters just as much with these six homes garbed with striking facades.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.13.13

  12. Emerging Design Talent at imm Cologne
    Travel Reports

    Emerging Design Talent at imm Cologne

    Chief among our interests at any international design show is the work of young designers. That's why on our first day of imm Cologne 2013, the fair held annually in one of Germany's oldest cities,...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    01.17.13

  13. Play: Electric Slide
    --The Future of

    Play: Electric Slide

    A group of Columbia University students have a good time reinventing the playground as a place to harness all that youthful energy.  

    written by: Marc Kristal
    11.16.09

  14. Dwell 2012 Holiday Gift Guides at a Glance
    We Recommend

    Dwell 2012 Holiday Gift Guides at a Glance

    Welcome to the Dwell Holiday Gift Guides! There are seven special product assortments hand-selected by our editors, and we've rounded them all up here for your convenience. Our guides cover gifts...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    12.05.12

  15. The Wrong Impression
    Design 101

    The Wrong Impression

    Going for the hand touch isn’t exactly foolproof. An easy way to miss: embossed wall coverings. Lincrusta was originally invented in 1877 as a kind of textile-linoleum hybrid by linoleum...

    04.27.10

  16. Industry Gallery: Getting to Now
    Event Spotlight

    Industry Gallery: Getting to Now

    Industry Gallery in Washington DC is the only gallery dedicated to 21st-century design in the US, and they've got a new show up right now that's of some interest. Getting to Now: Pathways to 21st...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.30.10

  17. Friday Finds 05.31.13
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 05.31.13

    As we stitch up the week in the publishing world, we've gussied up some of our favorite web finds for your viewing pleasure. Enjoy and Happy Weekend!

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    05.31.13

  18. Mid-Century Textile Design
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    Mid-Century Textile Design

    Among the vintage interior design trends, the mid-century modern designs of the 1950s are holding fast. TV shows like “Mad Men” seem to have struck a chord with many yearning for the...

    written by: Joanna Crain
    03.12.11

  19. Chroma at the San Francisco Ballet
    Interviews

    Chroma at the San Francisco Ballet

    Last week I caught the stunning dance Chroma at the San Francisco Ballet. Choreographed by Wayne McGregor with a set designed by the famed British minimalist architect John Pawson, Chroma is...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.23.12

  20. Dwell On Simpsons Episode
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    Dwell On Simpsons Episode

    We hope you caught the latest episode of The Simpsons for a glimpse of Dwell!  

    written by: Dwell Staff
    12.09.12

  21. Alaska's Best Modern Homes
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    Alaska's Best Modern Homes

    It may be the last bastion of the American Way in the frigid north, but Alaska is also home to some stunning modern homes. We visited one amazing Alaskan house in our July/August 2013 issue. Here...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.15.13

  22. Stainless Steel Coffee Pot by Nick Munro
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    Stainless Steel Coffee Pot by Nick Munro

    Nick Munro is known for tempering his modern sensibility with classic design. Inspired by a 1930s bicycle pump found in a garage, this stainless steel pot is a chic way to serve coffee.

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.02.12

  23. Mid-Century Makeup: The Fontenell in Palm Springs
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    Mid-Century Makeup: The Fontenell in Palm Springs

    A mid-century oasis in the desert, The Fontenell, was built in the late '50s for the family of makeup and cosmetics icon Max Factor. Seeking a place his family could relax together, seven fully...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.28.13

  24. Top 10 Houses on Dwell This Week
    Houses We Love

    Top 10 Houses on Dwell This Week

    As the weekend slowly draws to a near, we've gathered up ten of our most clicked on homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.

    written by: Jami Smith
    11.21.13

  25. 5 More Dining Rooms We Love
    Houses We Love

    5 More Dining Rooms We Love

    We take a dive into our archives for five more of the best modern dining rooms (see Part One here) from a colorful British reboot to a Le Corbusier-inspired Parisian setting. Bon appétit!

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    09.04.13

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