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  1. 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

  2. Jewish Designers' Influence on Midcentury Modernism
    Rewind

    Jewish Designers' Influence on Midcentury Modernism

    From furniture to interiors, Jewish designers made their mark on modernist American design in the postwar years.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.28.14

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Mid-Century Textile Design
    Product

    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

  8. 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

  9. Dwell On Simpsons Episode
    Post

    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

  10. Alaska's Best Modern Homes
    Post

    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

  11. Stainless Steel Coffee Pot by Nick Munro
    Product

    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

  12. Mid-Century Makeup: The Fontenell in Palm Springs
    Post

    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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. The Dwell Guide to Kitchen Design
    Design 101

    The Dwell Guide to Kitchen Design

    Is your kitchen too drab? Feeling the pinch of cramped cooking quarters? Appliances dating from the stone age? We've got you covered. To coincide with our Rooms We Love special issue now on...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.14.13

  16. 7 Dreamy Outdoor Spaces
    Outdoor

    7 Dreamy Outdoor Spaces

    A polar vortex is a lot more tolerable when you have beautiful, breezy pictures of sun-drenched outdoor spaces to stare at and day dream. Here are some of our current favorite places we'd like to...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    01.07.14

  17. Mustache Wallpaper? Oh, Brother.
    Post

    Mustache Wallpaper? Oh, Brother.

    Alright, so I wasn’t too thrilled with the ironic mustache, but living in San Francisco’s Mission District I’ve learned to cope with it. Let the scruffy kids do what they want,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.04.08

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

    Top 10 Houses on Dwell This Week

    Happy Thursday! With the weekend in sight, we've gathered ten of our most popular homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.

    written by: Jami Smith
    01.09.14

  19. Peter Fehrentz’s 7 Tips for Transforming A Small Space
    Design 101

    Peter Fehrentz’s 7 Tips for Transforming A Small Space

    Previously featured in our November issue, Small Spaces Big Ideas, Dwell toured the inside of Peter Fehrentz's recently renovated 646-square-foot apartment in Berlin. With many clever space-saving...

    written by: Jami Smith
    11.27.13

  20. 7 Ways to Incorporate Trees into Homes
    A Great Idea

    7 Ways to Incorporate Trees into Homes

    In the following slideshow, spy seven ways that architects and designers crafted their structures around trees.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.12.13

  21. Touring India
    Travel Reports

    Touring India

    India is a country filled with rich colors and diverse patterns. Visual overload is precisely how many would describe the country. Even on a sleepy morning I could not pull my eye from the hues,...

    04.08.11

  22. Top 5 Houses on Dwell This Week
    House Tours

    Top 5 Houses on Dwell This Week

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

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.15.13

  23. Angular Multi-Generational Home in Washington
    Houses We Love

    Angular Multi-Generational Home in Washington

    For many baby boomers, "retirement" is just a long way to spell "the end." This wasn't the case for Mike and Fiona Goodchild, a pair of retiring Scottish UCSB professors who wanted a home that...

    written by: Julia Ingalls
    09.04.13

  24. Dwell on Design 2014: Editors' Picks, Day Three
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell on Design 2014: Editors' Picks, Day Three

    Here's what Dwell's editors were loving at day three of Dwell on Design 2014, as seen on Instagram. (Plus, check out their snaps from days one and two!)

    written by: Allie Weiss
    06.22.14

  25. Friday Finds 03.09.12
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 03.09.12

    For your Friday amusement, five finds from the staff of Dwell. Scroll down for more.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    03.09.12

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