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  1. Married to the Eiffel Tower
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    Married to the Eiffel Tower

    Earlier this week I watched a truly fascinating documentary from 2008 called Married to the Eiffel Tower which ran on Channel 5 in the UK. It focuses on three women, each of whom identify as "...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.12.09

  2. Martha Meets Manhattan's Lower East Side
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    Martha Meets Manhattan's Lower East Side

    Call it the recession or just plain creativity in the air, but DIY just feels relevant these days. A great outlet for those so inclined is Make Workshops, the New York–based enterprise...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    01.01.09

  3. Marva Griffin Wilshire

    Marva Griffin Wilshire

    The Venezuelan mastermind behind the world’s largest furniture fair is an outspoken friend to the undiscovered.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    07.17.12

  4. Marvin's Giveaway
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    Marvin's Giveaway

    Planning a renovation? Click here to enter Marvin's Modern Giveaway and you could win $500 toward your budget. Tthe last day to submit is July 18!

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.16.13

  5. MASHstudios Height-Adjustable Work Table
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    MASHstudios Height-Adjustable Work Table

    Bernard Brucha of Venice, California–based MASHstudios was inspired by 20th-century industrial design for the form of the height-adjustable work table, originally created as a custom piece for...

    written by: Erika Heet
    07.09.14

  6. Mason Jar French Press
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    Mason Jar French Press

    Portland, Oregon, has long been famous for its DIY culture and fussy foodies. Bucket, a Portland-based design firm founded by Bryan Kappa and Rob Story, has found the perfect synthesis of Stumptown...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.20.13

  7. Massachusetts Modern: 8 Striking Spaces in the Bay State
    Houses We Love

    Massachusetts Modern: 8 Striking Spaces in the Bay State

    Massachusetts has a long and storied history of progressivism, one that is reflected in these groundbreaking designs from Dwell's archives.

    written by: William Lamb
    12.09.13

  8. Massie Produced
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    Massie Produced

    Art object or machine for living in Architect William Massie’s personal prefab project takes the mass out of mass customization to create a one-of-a-kind wonder.

    written by: David Hay
    photos by: Henrik Knudsen
    01.14.09

  9. Massimo Iosa Ghini: The Speed of Design
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    Massimo Iosa Ghini: The Speed of Design

    Designer Massimo Iosa Ghini takes a moment to reflect on the hazards of speed and the merits of Europe’s standard of living.

    written by: Virginia Gardiner
    08.05.09

  10. Massimo Scolari's Drawings at Yale
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    Massimo Scolari's Drawings at Yale

    Visit the website of the Italian architect, designer, and artist Massimo Scolari and you'll be surprised to see how many drawings and paintings are lumped in with his more three-dimensional work....

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.16.12

  11. Massive Book Sale at MoMA
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    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

  12. Master Architects Lecture Series in San Diego to Honor Louis Kahn
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    Master Architects Lecture Series in San Diego to Honor Louis Kahn

    I posted recently about a great looking spring lecture series at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles. Not to be outdone by its neighbor to the north, San Diego has assembled a top-drawer raft of speakers for...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.03.09

  13. Master Stroke
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    Master Stroke

    In Santa Monica, California, where pools are plenty but not always eye-pleasing, Padraic Cassidy lifted one 30 inches off the ground­—dramatically elevating its aesthetic appeal.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: David Allee
    01.04.11

  14. Mastering the Wood Grain
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    Mastering the Wood Grain

    “Process is everything in my work,” says Michael Rupich, designer and founder of EndGrain Furniture, a woodworking studio based in Fairfield, New Jersey. “The thing I want most when someone is...

    written by: Johanna Björk
    03.06.13

  15. Matali Crasset
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    Matali Crasset

    Design iconoclast Matali Crasset—notably bespectacled and bowl-cutted—spent her youth in the French countryside before finding her creative feet in college. Now, with an international...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    11.20.10

  16. Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse
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    Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse

    Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and her many houseguests.

    photos by: Jonas Ingerstedt
    02.19.14

  17. Matali Crasset's Hi Matic Hotel
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    Matali Crasset's Hi Matic Hotel

    In Paris's 11th Arrondissement, the Bastille district, French design maven Matali Crasset has composed delightfully unique and über contemporary design hotel for weary travelers to lay their...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.07.11

  18. Matching Home Decor to Pantone's 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala
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    Matching Home Decor to Pantone's 2015 Color of the Year: Marsala

    Pantone's annual pick for color of the year goes to Marsala, a rich brown-red the color of fortified wine. Here are a few ways to incorporate the look in furniture, lighting, and textiles.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.23.14

  19. Material Explorations with L.A. Firm Layer
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    Material Explorations with L.A. Firm Layer

    Situated at the cross-section of architecture, art, and installation, Los Angeles–based architectural practice Layer has consistently managed to delight and surprise. Complex yet not...

    written by: Carren Jao
    07.31.12

  20. Material Focus: Brick
    A Great Idea

    Material Focus: Brick

    The materials most closely associated with modernism are steel and concrete but the building block of the ages is—and will likely remain—brick. Used as early as 7500 BC, the material now crops up...

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.17.13

  21. Material Focus: Concrete
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    Material Focus: Concrete

    In this Material Focus installment, we examine béton brut—roughly finished exposed concrete—a modern design idea popularized by architects like Le Corbusier and Auguste Perret.

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.19.13

  22. Material Focus: Copper
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    Material Focus: Copper

    Warm, rosy-toned copper has fallen into favor with contemporary designers. Just as brass was au courant with designers last year, expect to see more of this material in furniture and products in...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.10.13

  23. Material Focus: Copper Furniture and Lighting
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    Material Focus: Copper Furniture and Lighting

    See you later, burnished brass; bright and shiny copper is the new kid in town.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.06.13

  24. Material Focus: Corrugated Metal
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    Material Focus: Corrugated Metal

    Corrugated metal is a repeat offender in many modern homes. Architects love it for its affordability, availability, and durability. Here are seven creative ways to apply the material in residential...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.06.14

  25. Material Focus: Custom Walnut Designs
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    Material Focus: Custom Walnut Designs

    From a warm slab countertop to a modern dining table and chairs, we love homes that customize their interiors with walnut accents.

    written by: Jami Smith
    11.26.13

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