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  1. “If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education
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    “If You Build It” Documentary Shows Power of Design Education

    Designer/activist duo Matthew Miller and Emily Pilloton are no strangers to hitting the road for the greater good. In 2010, they left San Francisco in an Airstream trailer to embark on the Design...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.14.14

  2. Why So Serious? 8 Whimsical Designs
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    Why So Serious? 8 Whimsical Designs

    Modern design doesn't always have to be so highbrow, sometimes it can be downright whimsical. Here, we've gathered up eight of our favorite playfully and amusing modern designs.

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.02.13

  3. What a Chore: 8 Modern Cleaning Tools
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    What a Chore: 8 Modern Cleaning Tools

    It's coming. Just two months away marks the beginning of the holiday entertaining season. Forget spring cleaning, this is fall guest cleaning time. Not only will you need to prep for their arrival,...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    09.18.13

  4. West Side Story
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    West Side Story

    A comprehensive look at mid-century California design reveals a modern coming of age for the Golden State.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    09.28.11

  5. Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed
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    Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

    Each week Dwell.com delivers many great original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.07.14

  6. Web Shop We Love: Data Modern Furnishings
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    Web Shop We Love: Data Modern Furnishings

    Designed and crafted in Tennessee, we love Data Modern Furnishings streamlined wood furniture.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.15.14

  7. 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

  8. To the Walls
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    To the Walls

    Wallpaper is an easy way to add sophisticated visual interest to rooms when objets d’art and pricey pieces aren’t an option. From the classic Graham & Brown to quirky Wall & Decò, Dwell shares five...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.27.13

  9. The Best of DIY Design
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    The Best of DIY Design

    When it comes to modern design, we can't all be award-winning, but we can all take on a little DIY now and then. Here, we present some of our favorite DIY supplies and projects from over the years....

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    08.13.13

  10. That Wood is on Fire: 5 Examples of Shou-Sugi-Ban
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    That Wood is on Fire: 5 Examples of Shou-Sugi-Ban

    Shou-sugi-ban, a Japanese wood-charring technique, is emerging as one of builders' and woodworkers' favorite trends this year.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.24.13

  11. Teak Furniture We Love
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    Teak Furniture We Love

    Teak, a tropical wood known for its durability and resilience, was first used for shipbuilding. Since then, it has been used in everything from outdoor furniture to salt shakers. Here are just a...

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.07.13

  12. Surviving Cold & Flu Season in Modern Style
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    Surviving Cold & Flu Season in Modern Style

    Well it's that time of the year, and no I don't mean the holidays. It's an unfortunate truth but at some point this season we are all going to get sick. Ready yourself with these modern design cold...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    12.03.13

  13. Surreal Architect’s Portraits (and their buildings)
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    Surreal Architect’s Portraits (and their buildings)

    We recently featured Federico Babina’s Archist City of artist’s imaginary houses, now see his newly released architect’s portraits and their buildings.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.07.14

  14. Solid Conference: Hardware and the Networked Home
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    Solid Conference: Hardware and the Networked Home

    Networking technology and internet-powered apps mean interior design and architecture are about to become more personal. But with this technological shift, it’s the homes and devices that will be...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.24.14

  15. Q&A with Markus Diebel and Joe Tan of Soma Water
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    Q&A with Markus Diebel and Joe Tan of Soma Water

    After a long-awaited, highly anticipated release date, Soma Water is finally here! The San Francisco-based startup enlisted former design director at Incase and IDEO Markus Diebel and Joe Tan, co...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    09.16.13

  16. Puttin' on the Glitz: Gold Accents to Brighten Your Home
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    Puttin' on the Glitz: Gold Accents to Brighten Your Home

    Gold accents brighten up any interior and feel festive; we share our favorite gold and brass pieces for early spring.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.08.14

  17. Product Spotlight: Reclamation Etchworks
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    Product Spotlight: Reclamation Etchworks

    Industrial designer Timothy Daw and mixologist Ethan Terry have been part of the San Francisco dining industry for many years and they've noticed a problem—beautifully crafted glass bottles were...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    05.16.13

  18. Pauline Deltour's Geometric Accessories for Puiforcat
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    Pauline Deltour's Geometric Accessories for Puiforcat

    At Maison&Objet, French silversmith Puiforcat debuted a line designed by Pauline Deltour called Argent de Poche. Meaning “pocket money” in French, the concept of the line was to include objects you...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.07.14

  19. Pastel Picks for the Kitchen
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    Pastel Picks for the Kitchen

    These pastel pieces enliven a staid kitchen by adding a sweet, but not saccharine, note.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.08.13

  20. Outside of the Box: 7 Delightfully Idiosyncratic Designs
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    Outside of the Box: 7 Delightfully Idiosyncratic Designs

    Seven of the most inventive and original architectural designs ever featured in Dwell.

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.23.13

  21. Our Favorite Headlines, Part Two
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    Our Favorite Headlines, Part Two

    We recently rounded up our 10 favorite headlines of issues past, and in this installment we share some music-inspired titles.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.03.13

  22. Our 10 Favorite Headlines
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    Our 10 Favorite Headlines

    Here at Dwell, we love a good pun. In fact, we save some of the best for headlines that run in our print issues. Check newsstands to see the latest and see 10 of our favorites from the archives...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.02.13

  23. Origin Stories
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    Origin Stories

    Newly published monograph The Design 
Work of Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby 
offers the inside account behind the British 
duo’s expansive portfolio.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    07.12.11

  24. No Furniture Necessary: 5 Simple Entryways
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    No Furniture Necessary: 5 Simple Entryways

    As much as we love furniture, the idea of filling an active space with redundant pieces feels wasteful. These simple entryways rely on strong structure and dramatic details to add visual interest.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.15.13

  25. New York City Manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
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    New York City Manufacturers at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

    NYC makers show off their locally produced wares at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, a manufacturing hub of its own.

    written by: Rob Colvin
    05.22.14

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