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  1. A Glimpse Into the Height of the Brazilian Modernist Movement
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    A Glimpse Into the Height of the Brazilian Modernist Movement

    Two Brazilian modernists, Lina Bo Bardi and Roberto Burle Marx, are the feature of a new exhibition at New York's R & Company, opening March 24, 2015.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.17.15

  2. 8 Los Angeles Designers You Should Know
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    8 Los Angeles Designers You Should Know

    The City Of Angeles is, among many other things, a city of great design. If these eight L.A.-based designers aren't already on your radar, it's time to get to know them.

    written by: Patrick Cain
    03.16.15

  3. These Art Prints Were Made for Architecture Lovers
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    These Art Prints Were Made for Architecture Lovers

    Copenhagen-based designer Kristina Dam experiments with an architectural toolkit in her work—perspective, geometric forms, and line. Her imaginative illustrations take on the look of buildings, but...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.15.15

  4. 7 Homes that Make Strong Use of Teak
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    7 Homes that Make Strong Use of Teak

    Popularized by modern Scandinavian design, teak makes a smooth, understated material choice in the home.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.12.15

  5. Truly Imaginative Buildings Around the World
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    Truly Imaginative Buildings Around the World

    The Future of Architecture in 100 Buildings (Simon & Schuster) tells the story of the bold, mind-bending structures that are shaping the architectural landscape. Author Marc Kushner argues that...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.11.15

  6. Can You Guess What This Incredible Storefront Is?
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    Can You Guess What This Incredible Storefront Is?

    A wedding salon for the modern bride.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    photos by: Nicholas Calcott
    03.07.15

  7. Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes
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    Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes

    These dwellings may be small, but they pack a lot of personality.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    photos by: Richard Johnson
    03.07.15

  8. 7 Statement-Making Trellises
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    7 Statement-Making Trellises

    These seven trellises contribute shade and passive cooling while making a bold impression.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.04.15

  9. A New Los Angeles Exhibition Celebrates the Architectural Photography of Hélène Binet
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    A New Los Angeles Exhibition Celebrates the Architectural Photography of Hélène Binet

    The Swiss-French photographer—who shoots on film, a rarity in today’s digital world—receives the Julius Shulman Institute’s Excellence in Photography Award for her singular take on the works of Le...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.28.15

  10. You Can Now Build Your Entire Kitchen with Ikea (Appliances Too!)
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    You Can Now Build Your Entire Kitchen with Ikea (Appliances Too!)

    IKEA unveils a new, modular kitchen system complete with appliances.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    02.27.15

  11. Highlight from Design Indaba 2015: Hella Jongerius
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    Highlight from Design Indaba 2015: Hella Jongerius

    The Dutch designer made quite an impact today during her presentation at Design Indaba, Cape Town, South Africa’s premier conference focused on creativity, ideas and discourse. “I’m fighting for...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    02.25.15

  12. Chalk It Up: How Modern Homes Incorporate Chalkboards
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    Chalk It Up: How Modern Homes Incorporate Chalkboards

    Excellent for doodling or nagging your roommates about chores, chalkboards add a playful touch at these five homes.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.24.15

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. 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

  16. Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House Reopens After a $4.3 Million Restoration
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    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Hollyhock House Reopens After a $4.3 Million Restoration

    We have oil heiress Aline Barnsdall to thank for bringing Frank Lloyd Wright to Los Angeles to design and build Hollyhock House, completed in 1921. Barnsdall’s 5,000-square-foot home and adjoining...

    written by: Brandi Andres
    photos by: Brandi Andres
    02.19.15

  17. Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design
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    Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design

    Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes. The firm has partnered with Dwell to develop the Axiom series, a modern prefab model that's designed to be functional, attractive, and...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.18.15

  18. The 10 Best-Designed Bars in America
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    The 10 Best-Designed Bars in America

    We've shared our favorite places to dine and unwind stateside, now Dwell has compiled the ten best-designed bars in America.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.15.15

  19. Desert Cool: 10 Must-See Events at Palm Springs Modernism Week
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    Desert Cool: 10 Must-See Events at Palm Springs Modernism Week

    Today marks the beginning of Palm Springs Modernism Week, a 10-day celebration of the people and places that made the desert hideaway a hotbed of modern chic. Dwell shares our favorites.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.12.15

  20. A Frank Lloyd Wright Gem in Los Angeles Reopens to the Public
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    A Frank Lloyd Wright Gem in Los Angeles Reopens to the Public

    This weekend, Angelenos will have a rare chance to attend tours—at night!—at the famed architect’s iconic Hollyhock House.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.10.15

  21. Bold Modernist Architecture Across Africa
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    Bold Modernist Architecture Across Africa

    An exhibition at the Vitra Design Museum explores the modernist architecture that emerged in Central and Sub-Saharan Africa in the 60s. As many countries gained their independence, they began to...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.10.15

  22. The 10 Best-Designed Restaurants in America
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    The 10 Best-Designed Restaurants in America

    At Dwell we're obsessed with eateries that treat their decor as carefully as their prix fixes. From Philadelphia to Palm Springs, these ten tantalizing restaurant designs are a feast for the eye.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.10.15

  23. This New Building Will Change the Face of Downtown L.A.
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    This New Building Will Change the Face of Downtown L.A.

    The concrete, steel, and glass Broad museum, which opens to the public in September, invites visitors for a rare sneak peek this month.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.05.15

  24. Restaurant Channels Modern Istanbul in the Heart of London
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    Restaurant Channels Modern Istanbul in the Heart of London

    Take a look at Istanbul-based firm Autoban's design for Babaji, a new Turkish restaurant in London.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.05.15

  25. 10 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings
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    10 Iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Buildings

    Ten buildings by the architectural legend were nominated to the UNESCO World Heritage List. The group contains the first works of modern architecture to be nominated by the U.S.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.30.15

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