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  1. Blogging it all Back Home
    In The Modern World

    Blogging it all Back Home

    We are nothing but domestic voyeurs. More home owners are turning to the web to record the juicy ups and downs of tackling a grand remodel. We take a grand tour.

    written by: Sonia Zjawinski
    03.20.11

  2. Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum
    A Great Idea

    Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum

    Designers often talk about the importance of play, emphasizing its power to create creative breakthroughs. Design firm Monstrum, based in Denmark, took that idea one step further and decided to...

    written by: Johanna Björk
    09.09.13

  3. Humble Beauty: 4 Creative Uses of Plywood
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    Humble Beauty: 4 Creative Uses of Plywood

    As these residences prove, you don't need pricey, high-end materials to craft a high-design home. In the right hands, even humble sheets of plywood take on a luxurious new dimension. Click through...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.03.13

  4. Photographer Eirik Johnson's Barrow Cabins
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    Photographer Eirik Johnson's Barrow Cabins

    In the summer of 2010, photographer Eirik Johnson adventured to the most northern stretch of the United States to capture several hunting cabins in Barrow, Alaska. He returned in winter 2012 during...

    photos by: Eirik Johnson
    04.11.13

  5. Guide to the Uptown Design District in Palm Springs
    Travel Reports

    Guide to the Uptown Design District in Palm Springs

    Work your way up North Palm Canyon Drive, and you'll hit the highest concentration of modern shopping and dining in Palm Springs. The Uptown Design District brims over with contemporary and mid...

    02.21.13

  6. 5 Modern Sun Screens
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    5 Modern Sun Screens

    Brise soleil—architectural devices that shade structures from sunlight—offer sculptural flourishes and passively cool buildings. We examine five examples from the Dwell archive.

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.09.13

  7. To Live and Build in Palm Springs
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    To Live and Build in Palm Springs

    We were recently in Palm Springs soaking up the sun and the majesty of the town's mid-century design. But we also made a point of ferreting out some of the best contemporary architecture in a city...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.24.12

  8. Practice of Patronage
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    Practice of Patronage

    Last night in New York, the Museum of Arts & Design hosted a panel on the Practice of Patronage as part of an ongoing exhibition, After the Museum: The Home Front 2013. Dan Rubenstein, co-curator...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.17.13

  9. Eco-Friendly Penthouse in Canada
    Houses We Love

    Eco-Friendly Penthouse in Canada

    Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where downtown living is rare.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Garth Crump
    08.18.12

  10. 6 Fantastic Fireplaces
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    6 Fantastic Fireplaces

    Whether it's indoors or outdoors, for practical use or aesthetics, a fireplace is a great addition to any home. Check out six creative versions of the tried-and-true heating system, and our...

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    06.05.13

  11. Q&A with Pakistan's First Female Architect
    Interviews

    Q&A with Pakistan's First Female Architect

    As profiled in our "Women of Influence" roundup in our July/August 2012 issue, Yasmeen Lari is the closest thing Pakistan has to a design superhero. After years working as an architect,...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.02.12

  12. 5 Modern and Bright Blankets
    Product Reviews

    5 Modern and Bright Blankets

    The right throw can liven up your living room, adding a bright pop to even the most staid sofa. Click through these five modern blankets for a few of our favorites.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.09.13

  13. 10 Luxurious Linens
    Product Reviews

    10 Luxurious Linens

    Sheets, duvets—heck, even an occasional sham. We’ve made the trek through a welter of modern linens and things and come up with a collection that will have you in bed early and sleeping...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.26.10

  14. Review: The Idler's Glossary
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    Review: The Idler's Glossary

    The Idler's Glossary by Joshua Glenn and Mark Kingwell, designed and illustrated by Seth, came out this month from Biblioasis. With a trim size perfect for fitting into your pocket to read during a...

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    10.23.08

  15. Matthias Heiderich's Berlin
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    Matthias Heiderich's Berlin

    Self-taught photographer Matthias Heiderich has spent the past three years roaming around Berlin, snapping photos with his medium-format film camera and Pentax digital camera. During his "...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.25.11

  16. Behind the Scenes: Finnish Designer Yrjo Kukkapuro at Home
    House Tours

    Behind the Scenes: Finnish Designer Yrjo Kukkapuro at Home

    A look behind the scenes at the making of Dwell's June 2014 feature story on the home and studio of Finnish designer Yrjö Kukkapuro, who is now collaborating with Artek to produce his midcentury...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.11.14

  17. 6 Indoor Gardening Kits & Tools
    Product Reviews

    6 Indoor Gardening Kits & Tools

    Spring brings with it a sense of renewal and fresh growth, but we can't all enjoy the luxury of an expansive outdoor gardening space. For those of us in small and urban spaces, growing your own...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    05.11.13

  18. Photographer Q&A: Alexi Hobbs
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    Photographer Q&A: Alexi Hobbs

    Whenever we have a story in Canada, we know we can count on Alexi. The talented Montreal-based photographer Alexi Hobbs has impressed us many times here at Dwell. His honest eye has a way of...

    written by: Julia Sabot
    photos by: Alexi Hobbs
    05.10.13

  19. 6 Ways to Add Throw Pillows
    Design 101

    6 Ways to Add Throw Pillows

    They haven’t always been in design favor, but throw pillows, when done right, can add warmth, color, and texture to a room like nothing else can. Six designers show us how.

    written by: Erika Heet
    09.11.13

  20. International Style at Dwell on Design
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    International Style at Dwell on Design

    The international presence at Dwell on Design has grown exponentially since the show began in 2006. Exhibitors from Finland to France, presenters from New Zealand to Norway, and attendees from all...

    written by: Kristen W. Terry
    05.07.13

  21. Dirk Vander Kooij
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    Dirk Vander Kooij

    Dirk Vander Kooij's furniture is inspired by a form created with a 30-year-old 3-D printer. "Older machines were less precise, which means thicker lines but also very little waste of material,” he...

    written by: Zahid Sardar
    04.24.13

  22. Chris Jordan's Plastic Provocation
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    Chris Jordan's Plastic Provocation

    Artist Chris Jordan has become something of a cult figure for the green set, with his growing portfolio of mind-bending large-scale art that depicts our culture of consumption and waste in...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    05.11.09

  23. 9 Modern Family Spaces
    Rooms We Love

    9 Modern Family Spaces

    Dens and family rooms don’t need to mean the Bradys and shag carpeting. As the following clever family spaces prove, there are many ways to accommodate everyone in high style.

    written by: Erika Heet
    11.26.13

  24. Exhibition Presents Design as a Force for Social Change
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    Exhibition Presents Design as a Force for Social Change

    The Museum of Design Atlanta showcases innovative solutions to common 21st-century problems.

    written by: William Lamb
    04.04.14

  25. Design Tips for Privacy: Solutions to Common Issues
    In The Modern World

    Design Tips for Privacy: Solutions to Common Issues

    To further explore privacy in the modern world, we present three common problems—from noise to peeping neighbors—and a fleet of products to solve your woes.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.08.13

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