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  1. San Francisco's New Aesop Shop
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    San Francisco's New Aesop Shop

    We recently got the chance to pop into the new Aesop shop in San Francisco, a charming little boutique that opened December 20th. Located on the shopper's paradise of Fillmore Street in Pacific...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.31.12

  2. Preview the February 'Modern for Less' Issue
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    Preview the February 'Modern for Less' Issue

    Our “Modern for Less” issue is packed with ideas for wallets big and small. From trimming expenses without sacrificing quality during a renovation to a roundup of products that will give you the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.04.13

  3. Designing Data: Information's Artistic Side
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    Designing Data: Information's Artistic Side

    Data defines the way we build and the way we design our cities and structures—at least if we want to build smart, says Roger Wood, founder of San Francisco-based Art+Data Institute. Wood, in...

    written by: Tim Newcomb
    01.07.13

  4. Buying Vintage Modern Furniture on Craigslist
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    Buying Vintage Modern Furniture on Craigslist

    One intrepid writer goes on the hunt for quality, authentic vintage modern furniture on Craigslist, with humorous (and happy) results.

    written by: Evan Rothman
    01.07.13

  5. A Clever Window Treatment: Bus Graphics
    Finishing Touch

    A Clever Window Treatment: Bus Graphics

    From an unlikely source comes a clever privacy solution for a pair of prefabbed town houses in Los Angeles.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Sharon Risedorph
    01.07.13

  6. Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
    Green

    Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life

    In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year. From there, many will be raised again, off their grids of soil and up onto roofs and walls,...

    written by: Thomas Travagli
    01.07.13

  7. In Memoriam: Ada Louise Huxtable
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    In Memoriam: Ada Louise Huxtable

    We were very saddened to learn that the great architecture critic Ada Louise Huxtable passed away Monday, January 7th, 2012. She was 91 years old. Born March 14th, 1921 in New York City, Huxtable...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.07.13

  8. Vogue: 100 Iconic Covers
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    Vogue: 100 Iconic Covers

    We appreciate a good magazine cover here in the Dwell offices (we spend hours picking them out, after all), so it was a pleasant surprise to receive Postcards from Vogue: One Hundred Iconic Covers...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.08.13

  9. A Stylish Budget Hostel in Mexico City
    Hotels

    A Stylish Budget Hostel in Mexico City

    Grupo Habita is known for its high-design Mexican hotels, but the firm's new hostel Downtown Beds, near Mexico City's main plaza, offers a radical sense of style for the budget traveler.

    photos by: Undine Pröhl
    01.09.13

  10. Building on a Shoestring in Singapore
    Houses We Love

    Building on a Shoestring in Singapore

    Building on a shoestring is no mean feat in Singapore, especially when your home calls for a multilayered facade. Chang Architects, however, were more than up to the challenge.

    photos by: Albert Lim KS
    01.10.13

  11. An Affordable Duplex Transformation in Texas
    Houses We Love

    An Affordable Duplex Transformation in Texas

    Affordable gestures abound in this transformation of a dilapidated former duplex in the Texas Hill Country.

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.11.13

  12. 7 Smart Design Innovations at CES 2013
    Product Reviews

    7 Smart Design Innovations at CES 2013

    There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in refrigeration, a slew of accessories for the "i" industry (iPods,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.11.13

  13. In the Cotswolds, History Dictates Design
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    In the Cotswolds, History Dictates Design

    When Alistair and Leslie Winrow-Campbell bought Malvern House in the Gloucestershire village of Blockley, they were prepared for a renovation process which they imagined would be a “5 year slog.”

    written by: Rosie Spinks
    photos by: Rosie Spinks
    01.11.13

  14. Row on 25th: Affordable Housing Development in Houston
    House Tours

    Row on 25th: Affordable Housing Development in Houston

    By taking advantage of economies of scale, a Houston native and a pair of mod-minded developers team up to create nine affordable row houses in the Houston Heights.

    written by: Dan Oko
    photos by: Jack Thompson
    01.11.13

  15. 5 Ways to Like Eich
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    5 Ways to Like Eich

    In light of the Eichler-inspired prefab house from our Dec/Jan Issue, we found five different ways to celebrate, purchase, or bulk up on Eichler architecture.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.14.13

  16. The Most Popular Homes in Dwell: 21-40
    Houses We Love

    The Most Popular Homes in Dwell: 21-40

    A few months ago we presented the 20 most popular homes ever to appear in Dwell. Here we share the long-awaited second installment, numbers 21 through 40.

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.14.13

  17. 5 Designers to Watch
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    5 Designers to Watch

    As we gear up for another year of trade shows, furniture fairs, and a slew of new talent, it's also fun to revisit some favorites from the past year. We look at five works from five designers...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.14.13

  18. Richard Meier's Practice at 50
    Profiles

    Richard Meier's Practice at 50

    One of the New York Five and American modernism's most-celebrated architects is celebrating his 50th year in practice in 2013. We checked in with Richard Meier to hear his thoughts on prefab, what...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.15.13

  19. Balthazar Korab, 1926-2013
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    Balthazar Korab, 1926-2013

    Balthazar Korab—whose work and career we profiled in Dwell's Dec/Jan 2013 issue—passed away this week in Troy, Michigan, his hometown of many years. Korab was born in Hungary, escaped Budapest at...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.16.13

  20. Join Dwell and Zinc Details for 'Design Resolutions'
    Event Spotlight

    Join Dwell and Zinc Details for 'Design Resolutions'

    If you're going to be in San Francisco this week, please join us as we ring in a new year dedicated to good design! Enjoy an idea-packed discussion, "Design Resolutions: Six Principles of Good...

    01.16.13

  21. Enoc Perez: The Andy Warhol of Architecture
    Interviews

    Enoc Perez: The Andy Warhol of Architecture

    Painter Enoc Perez grew up in Puerto Rico, a place rich with modernist buildings in places like La Concha and the Hix Island House. His move to New York amplified an admiration for the style. There...

    written by: Mark Byrnes
    01.16.13

  22. Above Santiago's Architecture Biennial
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    Above Santiago's Architecture Biennial

    This mesmerizing video comes from one of our favorite photographers, Cristobal Palma. It's incredible what Palma is able to do here, as his camera hovers and rises over the exhibition design that...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.16.13

  23. Emerging Design Talent at imm Cologne
    Travel Reports

    Emerging Design Talent at imm Cologne

    Chief among our interests at any international design show is the work of young designers. That's why on our first day of imm Cologne 2013, the fair held annually in one of Germany's oldest cities,...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    01.17.13

  24. A Wheelchair-Accessible Adaptive Reuse Project in London
    House Tours

    A Wheelchair-Accessible Adaptive Reuse Project in London

    Brod Hart’s home in London’s Finsbury Park neighborhood is hidden away on a quiet street filled with the typical Victorian houses that populate the area. But behind the large steel doors that...

    written by: Andrea Bakacs
    photos by: Andrea Bakacs
    01.17.13

  25. Kitchen Solutions: Smart Storage Design
    Renovation

    Kitchen Solutions: Smart Storage Design

    For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in their home's renovation.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Bob Gundu
    01.18.13

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