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  1. Rethinking the Streets of Los Angeles
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    Rethinking the Streets of Los Angeles

    Joining us this May at Dwell on Design Los Angeles are two industry leaders—Elizabeth Timme and Seleta Reynolds—who are working with the community to redesign what mayor Eric Garcetti calls “our...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.23.15

  2. Photo of the Week: Cactus Love Story
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    Photo of the Week: Cactus Love Story

    Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.23.15

  3. 14 Colorful Kitchen Accessories for Under $100
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    14 Colorful Kitchen Accessories for Under $100

    Adding a splash to your kitchen needn't break the bank.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.23.15

  4. Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover
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    Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover

    A clever design team recasts a cramped home as an open, contemporary residence.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: JB Valiquette
    02.23.15

  5. Winning Bids: 7 Unbelievable Online Finds
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    Winning Bids: 7 Unbelievable Online Finds

    Amassing a modern furniture collection on a budget used to require hundreds of man hours spent trawling yard sales. Now all it takes is the right keywords. Culled from our archives, here are seven...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.23.15

  6. Who Knew a Relaxed Tropical Retreat Could Be Made of Shipping Containers
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    Who Knew a Relaxed Tropical Retreat Could Be Made of Shipping Containers

    This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream home.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.23.15

  7. Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs
    In The Modern World

    Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs

    These sleek woven fibre chairs are about as far from your grandpa's rocker as you can imagine.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.23.15

  8. 1830 Schoolhouse Salvaged as a Cozy Cabin
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    1830 Schoolhouse Salvaged as a Cozy Cabin

    Joining Shobac—a historic farm in Nova Scotia now filled with cabins available for rent—is a 1830 schoolhouse converted into a two-bedroom cottage. Rehabilitated by Brian MacKay-Lyons of MacKay...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.23.15

  9. These Pieces Prove Why We Love Leather in Furniture
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    These Pieces Prove Why We Love Leather in Furniture

    The material of the moment is leather.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.22.15

  10. Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis
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    Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis

    A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.

    written by: Margot Dougherty
    photos by: Noah Webb
    02.22.15

  11. Family Ski Retreat is a World Away from Cars and Cares
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    Family Ski Retreat is a World Away from Cars and Cares

    San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated sensibility.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    02.22.15

  12. A Sneak Peek at the Broad Museum's Incredible Latticed Concrete Design
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    A Sneak Peek at the Broad Museum's Incredible Latticed Concrete Design

    The $140 million museum by Diller Scofidio + Renfro is an impressive feat of concrete, glass, and steel.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    02.21.15

  13. Design Trend to Watch: 3-D Weaving
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    Design Trend to Watch: 3-D Weaving

    Twisted cord appears in lighting and furniture pieces.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.21.15

  14. Set in Stone: Furniture and Accessories with Marble Details
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    Set in Stone: Furniture and Accessories with Marble Details

    From the Greek word marmaros, meaning “shining stone,” marble is a refined material that has been used in sculpture, architecture, and product design. From home accents to furniture,...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    02.21.15

  15. A Look at Marble in the Kitchen
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    A Look at Marble in the Kitchen

    Marble is certainly not a new choice for the kitchen, but we still love it on backsplashes, islands, and dining tables.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.20.15

  16. Bathing Beauties: 5 Sleek Outdoor Showers
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    Bathing Beauties: 5 Sleek Outdoor Showers

    These spaces aren't for the bashful.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.20.15

  17. How to Design with Mahogany
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    How to Design with Mahogany

    Every variety of wood has its own personality. Rich yet restrained, mahogany is a soothing presence. Here's how seven modern homes put it to use.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  18. Sling Shots: 7 Ways to Design With the Versatile Sling Chair
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    Sling Shots: 7 Ways to Design With the Versatile Sling Chair

    Think of a sling chair as having the comfort of a hammock with a dressed up sensibility. From Brazilian classics to contemporary interpretations, the following are seven hot seats.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.20.15

  19. Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables
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    Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables

    Some designers embrace communal seating as a part of an egalitarian philosophy, others have it thrust on them by spatial constraints. Either way, elongated tables have lately become an accepted...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  20. Your Chance to Write for Dwell is Here
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    Your Chance to Write for Dwell is Here

    Love architecture, design, and writing about architecture and design? Join the dwell.com team.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    02.20.15

  21. A Modern Family Home in Ecuador
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    A Modern Family Home in Ecuador

    After a decade in New York, an architect returns home to design a house for his niece and her family.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.20.15

  22. A New L.A. Exhibition Celebrates California Modernism
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    A New L.A. Exhibition Celebrates California Modernism

    Two artists working in different media—painting and silk screening—join forces at a gallery near downtown to focus on midcentury architecture and design. The show, “California Modernists,” opens...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.20.15

  23. 8 Modern Lighting Options for Every Room
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    8 Modern Lighting Options for Every Room

    Although often sought for its function, lamps, and light fixtures are a simple way to add personality to an interior. A sculptural table lamp and artful chandelier can double as pieces of art,...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    02.19.15

  24. The Complete Dwell Guide to Eames Shellspotting
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    The Complete Dwell Guide to Eames Shellspotting

    Yeah, yeah: We know. Dwell homeowners love an Eames shell chair, and our readers love to point out just how much. Still: It's an enduring modern classic for a reason. See how it works in every...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.19.15

  25. Dreamy Reading Nooks Made for Modernists
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    Dreamy Reading Nooks Made for Modernists

    Classic chair and lighting combos make up these modernist-approved reading nooks.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.19.15

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