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  1. Trend Alert: Geometric Design
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    Trend Alert: Geometric Design

    From architecture to furniture and products we are seeing geometric designs take off everywhere. The clean lines of simple geometric shapes are a perfect fit for the modern design aesthetic. Take a...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    01.14.14

  2. Green Siding
    Product Reviews

    Green Siding

    Dear Dwell: I've already found a company that will recycle my old vinyl siding. Now I'm looking for a fresh, sustainable alternative. Any suggestions? —Roger Knight, Hillside, Illinois

    01.26.09

  3. 8 Creative Bedside Tables
    Design 101

    8 Creative Bedside Tables

    Reimagined, repurposed, and recycled, the following 8 cool solutions for your bedside should get you thinking beyond boring tables.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.01.14

  4. Dwell Store Spotlight: Soma Water
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    Dwell Store Spotlight: Soma Water

    A bestseller at the Dwell Store, Soma is an innovative product that we love because it reaches beyond other purifying systems in the marketplace. Comprised of a sleek hourglass-shaped glass carafe...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    03.10.14

  5. Tipis & Geodesic Domes: Alternative Homes
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    Tipis & Geodesic Domes: Alternative Homes

    After writer Abbie Mood saw this slideshow on the New York Times’ website of Brett’s tipi and Jake’s geodesic dome, she decided to track these two alternative home residents down.

    written by: Abbie Mood
    02.23.13

  6. Let's Get Small
    Design 101

    Let's Get Small

    A five-step program for those suffering from too much stuff and not enough space.

    written by: Dan Maginn
    11.17.12

  7. Honolulu, Hawaii
    City Guide

    Honolulu, Hawaii

    Today, if you tallied the world’s design capitals, you’d be forgiven for overlooking Honolulu. But when it came to modern architecture in the 1950s and ’60s, all eyes were on...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Dave Lauridsen
    02.26.09

  8. Concrete Proof: 9 Ways to Design with Cement
    House Tours

    Concrete Proof: 9 Ways to Design with Cement

    Concrete may seem brutalist to some, but consider its many applications: buff, polished, waxed, and turned into panels for a facade. Here are nine Dwell homes that make incredible use of the material.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.19.13

  9. Our Cities Ourselves at AIANY
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    Our Cities Ourselves at AIANY

    Our world is becoming more and more urban. Today, as Dwell contributor Mark Lamster reported for our June 2010 Megacities issue, more than 75 cities boast populations of more than 5 million. While...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.21.10

  10. Michela O'Connor Abrams: The Art of Storytelling
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    Michela O'Connor Abrams: The Art of Storytelling

    Dwell President, Michela O'Connor Abrams, discusses The New Face of Affluence brand study, sharing her insights for transcending traditional publishing models with new contextualization strategies,...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    09.20.12

  11. 5 Modern Interiors in Upstate New York
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    5 Modern Interiors in Upstate New York

    We often feature the space-saving apartments of Brooklyn and Manhattan here at Dwell, but there is modern design to be found all over the state of New York.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    07.25.13

  12. 5 Breathtakingly Modern House Additions
    Houses We Love

    5 Breathtakingly Modern House Additions

    These five modern house additions not only add necessary square footage, but bring their previously existing structures thoroughly up to date.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.12.13

  13. Design Your Dwelling: Runners-Up
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    Design Your Dwelling: Runners-Up

    We were overwhelmed with the quality and creativity of the Design Your Dwelling submissions, so decided to share these amazing designs from our Runners Up. Take a gander at five more compelling...

    written by: Greg McElroy
    09.12.08

  14. Modern Live/Work Space in a Former Chicago Funeral Home
    Renovation

    Modern Live/Work Space in a Former Chicago Funeral Home

    A gut rehab turns a quixotic old building into a model live-work space near Wicker Park.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    06.22.14

  15. Mimi Cahalan's "Good Long Look"
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    Mimi Cahalan's "Good Long Look"

    In 2008, Mimi Cahalan, a Santa Cruz, California-based artist, was commissioned to create a piece of art to line the outdoor entranceway to the Lido Apartments in Santa Monica, California. After...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.02.09

  16. Geenen + Hoon at Aram Gallery
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    Geenen + Hoon at Aram Gallery

    Curated by Héloise Park at the Aram Gallery, the Geenen & Hoon exhibition brings together two young furniture makers who approach design through structure—but from opposite ends of...

    written by: Shonquis Moreno
    photos by: Shonquis Moreno
    09.26.11

  17. Recent Dwell Snapshots on Instagram
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    Recent Dwell Snapshots on Instagram

    Follow Dwell on Instagram for a behind-the-scenes look at photo shoots, sneak peeks of upcoming issues, and a glimpse of our travels around the globe. Here we share five recent snapshots. Read the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.11.13

  18. Nicely Noted Stationery Service
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    Nicely Noted Stationery Service

    We've penned paeans to letterpressed cards and hand-written notes before—just check out this indie stationery store in Chicago we featured—but the new service Nicely Noted out of Austin, Texas has...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.11.13

  19. Time Is on My Site
    My House

    Time Is on My Site

    In Galileo’s day, men counted their pulses to tell time. In 2 A.D., Ptolemy, who understood more about the movements of the sun and the earth than most of us do today, designed a tool called...

    written by: Shonquis Moreno
    photos by: Prakash Patel
    01.16.09

  20. Jonathan Adler
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    Jonathan Adler

    Seventeen years ago, Jonathan Adler wasn’t a brand, he was a one-man full-time pottery production operation—“making, glazing, firing, packing, and shipping every single piece I...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    05.17.11

  21. Two Houses Are Better Than One
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    Two Houses Are Better Than One

    Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.

    written by: David A. Greene
    photos by: Catherine Ledner
    07.31.09

  22. Friday Finds 12.04.09
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 12.04.09

    Stay toasty during these increasingly chilly days with a heaping helping of links, served hot off the Internet by a few members of the Dwell team.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    12.04.09

  23. A Mondrian-Inspired NYC Apartment
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    A Mondrian-Inspired NYC Apartment

    Taking cues from Piet Mondrian's iconic Broadway Boogie Woogie painting, architect and critic Joseph Giovannini recasts a New York City studio apartment.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Eduard Hueber
    03.28.13

  24. Emerald City: Modern Homes in Seattle Part Two
    Houses We Love

    Emerald City: Modern Homes in Seattle Part Two

    Surrounded by lush evergreen forests and famously known for its cup of Joe, this second cool quintet of our favorite homes also resides in the Emerald City known as Seattle.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    09.23.13

  25. 7 Beautiful Balconies
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    7 Beautiful Balconies

    A place to catch morning rays or a bit of fresh air, balconies often become favorite spaces in modern homes. Click through the slideshow for a look at seven designs from the Dwell archive.

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.05.13

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