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  1. Simple, Not Easy: The Eames Shell Chair
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    Simple, Not Easy: The Eames Shell Chair

    The science and design behind the famous Eames shell chairs is pretty impressive. It goes to show that simple is not always easy and that good design endures.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    12.04.08

  2. Simply Sustainable
    Green

    Simply Sustainable

    Located in a hidden valley on the picturesque Izu Peninsula, a few hours west of Tokyo, the Watanabe Residence, designed by architect Tadashi Murai, looks more like an imposing black box propped...

    written by: Julian Worrall
    photos by: Alessio Guarino
    02.02.09

  3. Sing for Your Supper, Kid
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    Sing for Your Supper, Kid

    Though it was released in 2006, lately I've been appreciating David Weeks' Sing Sing Dinner Plate. Purportedly a copy of the actual food-trays used at the Sing Sing Correctional Facility in...

    written by: David A. Greene
    01.12.09

  4. Singapore Apartment Renovation
    House Tours

    Singapore Apartment Renovation

    Paul and Elsa Seah, a lawyer and high school teacher living in Singapore, turned a 925-square-foot government housing flat—complete with bomb shelter—into a sleek but cozy home. The...

    written by: Margot Dougherty
    11.28.10

  5. Singapore Fling
    My House

    Singapore Fling

    In December 2007, Nicolette de Waart, her husband, Joost Dop, and their four children moved from Heemstede, the Netherlands, to Singapore. While Dop began his new job, De Waart set out to find...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Jasper James
    06.02.10

  6. Sir Nicholas Grimshaw
    Interviews

    Sir Nicholas Grimshaw

    "One of the good things about doing decent public design in a prominent place is that people look at it and say: Why can’t we have that everywhere?”  

    written by: Alec Appelbaum
    11.02.09

  7. Sit to Be Fit
    Green

    Sit to Be Fit

    If you ask Thomas Robertson, the difference between actively green houses and his passively sustainable Courtyard House is the difference between “a solar-powered yacht and a sailboat.

    01.01.09

  8. Site of the Day: Ladies and Gentlemen Studio
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    Site of the Day: Ladies and Gentlemen Studio

    Founded by Dylan Davis and Jean Lee, three-year-old Seattle design studio Ladies and Gentlemen has a small, but covetable collection of objects, jewelry, furniture, and lighting all made in the USA...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.30.13

  9. Site of the Day: Lightly
    Product

    Site of the Day: Lightly

    Australian home wares studio Lightly creates sweet and simple products.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.06.13

  10. Site of the Day: The Sweethome
    Product Reviews

    Site of the Day: The Sweethome

    Sister site to The Wirecutter (an electronic list of the best technology), The Sweethome spends hours accumulating the best housewares out there.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.03.13

  11. Sitting Pretty
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    Sitting Pretty

    These 6 seats are as aesthetically pleasing as they are well-designed.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.13.13

  12. Six More Modern Sofas
    Product Reviews

    Six More Modern Sofas

    Our June Furniture issue features a handy guide to shopping for sofas. Here, we've corralled six more designs we love.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.23.13

  13. Six Questions for William Stout
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    Six Questions for William Stout

    One of the many joys of the very small San Francisco neighborhood of Jackson Square—home of Dwell HQ—is the top-drawer William Stout Architectural Books, the city’s premiere spot...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.10.08

  14. Six Stairs to Savor
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    Six Stairs to Savor

    When getting from here to there, the journey is just as important as the destination. We hope that's true for interior spaces as well as lifechanging travel experiences, and with that in mind, we...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.21.13

  15. Six Striking Ceilings
    Rooms We Love

    Six Striking Ceilings

    Surfaces overhead get the royal treatment in these six residences spanning a renovated factory in upstate New York to a serene wood home in Japan.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.12.14

  16. Six Upcycled Design Picks
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    Six Upcycled Design Picks

    Upcycled and reclaimed products are losing their stigma as burlap sack and bottle top creations. Slowly but surely, they are infusing the design world with sharp ideas and a feel-good ethos. Here...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    09.24.12

  17. Sixagon by Misewell
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    Sixagon by Misewell

    We first featured Wisconsin designers and brothers Paul and Vincent Georgeson in our December/January 2011 Young Guns round up. They've launched a handful of new products since then, but one of...

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.13.12

  18. Sixteen Ways of Looking at a Bedouin Tent
    Interviews

    Sixteen Ways of Looking at a Bedouin Tent

    Architect, systems designer, Cradle to Cradle founder, and sustainability guru William McDonough talks entropy, Walker Evans, paper houses, and “buildings like trees” with science...

    written by: Alexis Madrigal
    03.22.12

  19. Sixty Restaurant & Bar and Sushibaba Sushi Bar in Moscow
    Food

    Sixty Restaurant & Bar and Sushibaba Sushi Bar in Moscow

    Situated on the 62nd floor of Moscow's Federatsia Building, the Sixty Restaurant and Bar, which shares a space with Sushibaba Sushi Bar, offers what many would call the best view of the city. But...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    01.29.14

  20. Sketches of Spain (and other Gehrys)
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    Sketches of Spain (and other Gehrys)

    What is the purpose of the architectural sketch in the era of computer-assisted design? Is it creative discipline, exploration—or egotism? All three could be argued to be the case when one...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    11.30.08

  21. Sketching Dwell on Design 2013
    Dwell on Design

    Sketching Dwell on Design 2013

    During Dwell on Design, I have come to realize that sketching images can help to remember and pay attention to small details in design. Therefore, while attending lectures and presentations, I...

    written by: Kelsey Sellenraad
    06.28.13

  22. Ski for All
    Houses We Love

    Ski for All

    In Hobe Sound, Florida, a home overlooking a custom-built water-ski circuit is hardly par for the course.

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.07.11

  23. Ski Lift
    My House

    Ski Lift

    This New York turned ski bum took a little piece of the city to the mountains, and never looked back.

    written by: Heather Wagner
    photos by: Bjorn Wallander
    01.15.09

  24. Skinny Dip
    Outdoor

    Skinny Dip

    An elegant new pool house keeps competitive swimmer Sydne Didier in top form, and out of the Connecticut River.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.24.09

  25. Sky Small
    House Tours

    Sky Small

    Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting. Before Tom Bayley could call in a crane to lift the materials for his 800-square-foot house to the roof of the building on which it&rsquo...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: John Clark
    04.14.10

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