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  1. Salvaged Bathroom with a Vintage Touch
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    Salvaged Bathroom with a Vintage Touch

    For his upstate-New York farmhouse, designer Tom Givone found the perfect marriage of high design, architectural salvage, and homespun hardware. In the light-filled master bathroom, Givone added a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Mark Mahaney
    03.20.13

  2. A Surfer's Small Modern Backyard
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    A Surfer's Small Modern Backyard

    We've called out our outdoor furniture favorites before, but the deft use of these Loop chairs by Willy Guhl for Eternit puts them squarely on our list. Matt Jacobson and Kristopher Dukes's small...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Dave Lauridsen
    03.25.13

  3. Kickstarter of the Week: The New Black
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    Kickstarter of the Week: The New Black

    For our first Kickstarter of the week, we leave aside all the gizmos, gadgets, and destined-for-the-gift-shop design so common on the crowdsourcing site in favor of a rather more ambitious project....

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.25.13

  4. Best Western: Our Favorite Modern Homes in Texas
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    Best Western: Our Favorite Modern Homes in Texas

    In our latest regional round-up—hope you caught our posts on New England and Belgium—we turn our attentions to Texas, an outsize state with a notorious maverick streak. From an affordable clutch of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.28.13

  5. Renovate Today! Hits Newsstands
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    Renovate Today! Hits Newsstands

    Our latest special issue, Renovate Today!, is dedicated to the finest modern renovations that the vast Dwell archive has to offer, and it's on sale now. Cruise through 168 pages of inspiration as...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.01.13

  6. Kickstarter of the Week: DHaus Dynamic Living
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    Kickstarter of the Week: DHaus Dynamic Living

    Our favorite Kickstarter this week is an exciting new project that runs the gamut from furniture to architecture. Modeled on English mathematician Henry Earnest Dudeney's clever way of transforming...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.05.13

  7. Nicely Noted Stationery Service
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    Nicely Noted Stationery Service

    We've penned paeans to letterpressed cards and hand-written notes before—just check out this indie stationery store in Chicago we featured—but the new service Nicely Noted out of Austin, Texas has...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.11.13

  8. Stylish Sicilian Bedroom
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    Stylish Sicilian Bedroom

    Architect Francesco Moncada's surprisingly modern renovation in Syracuse, Sicily, is home not just to himself, his girlfriend, and his brother, but to a suite of clever design moves. In Renovate...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel
    04.08.13

  9. Steven Holl's Daeyang Gallery and House on Film
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    Steven Holl's Daeyang Gallery and House on Film

    In our May issue, we examine the connection between architecture and music in the work of expert architect Steven Holl. One of his latest projects, the Daeyang Gallery and House in Seoul, South...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Iwan Baan
    04.08.13

  10. Remembering Paolo Soleri
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    Remembering Paolo Soleri

    We are sad to report that the visionary Italian architect, urban planner, and sustainability advocate died today at the age of 93. His most ambitious work is the community Arcosanti some 65 miles...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.09.13

  11. Kickstarter of the Week: Desk Rail
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Desk Rail

    Cluttered desk? Can't ever find a pen? Rat's nest of cables? If so, the Desk Rail might just be the thing for you. But to see this product by a pair of young Austin, Texas designers through to...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.12.13

  12. Modern Design at Coachella
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    Modern Design at Coachella

    Revelers and music fans have made it through the first weekend of the massive music festival Coachella in Indio, California, and those who sought a little shade from the scorching sun likely came...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.17.13

  13. Kickstarter of the Week: Silver Gelatin Prints
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Silver Gelatin Prints

    Face it, most of the reason for giving to a Kickstarter campaign is to get something in return. You're not a philanthropist, you're an investor. And though that dynamic certainly still exists when...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.18.13

  14. Best Norwegian Design
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    Best Norwegian Design

    Scandinavia's contribution to modern architecture and design is colossal, with Norway taking a critical role. From the modfathers of yesteryear like Pritzker-winner Sverre Fehn to the new crop of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.22.13

  15. Kickstarter of the Week: From Sea to Shining Sea
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    Kickstarter of the Week: From Sea to Shining Sea

    FIlmmaker and landscape architect Evan Mather has already produced a small clutch of great films about the built environment. We showed his excellent "A Necessary Ruin" about the Union Tank Car...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.23.13

  16. Three Buildings: Emilio Fuscaldo
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    Three Buildings: Emilio Fuscaldo

    Emilio Fuscaldo is one of our favorite Australian architects—check out this awesome modern renovation in Fitzroy—so it seemed only natural to ask the founder of Nest Architects which buildings most...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.24.13

  17. Amazing Product Design from the Federal
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    Amazing Product Design from the Federal

    If you were asked to name the world's design nexuses, Ottawa wouldn't exactly come tripping off your tongue. Yet the Canadian capital has birthed the Federal (get it?), an exciting new player in...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.26.13

  18. Blik's Baseball Wall Decals
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    Blik's Baseball Wall Decals

    A month into the season and you're probably thinking to yourself, "How on earth do I get my love of baseball further into my decor? Should I frame and hang another Steve Garvey jersey? Is there a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.30.13

  19. Kickstarter of the Week: Statement Bike Rack
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Statement Bike Rack

    If you live in a small space, especially one without a garage, bike storage can be a nightmare. In the past we've praised clever bike-on-the-wall solutions, and today we're dubbing the Statement...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.02.13

  20. Amazing Modern Backyard Office
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    Amazing Modern Backyard Office

    When it comes to DIY ingenuity, we applaud Scott Dorman of Marietta, Georgia, for designing, overseeing, and erecting a modern office/shed that makes a striking addition to his backyard. Click...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.03.13

  21. Things Come Apart by Todd McLellan
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    Things Come Apart by Todd McLellan

    In last week's Friday Finds, photo director Anna Alexander clued us into the amazing work of photographer Todd McLellan. His new book Things Come Apart is an astounding work of deconstruction, both...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.08.13

  22. Most Stylish Architect in History: Le Corbusier
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    Most Stylish Architect in History: Le Corbusier

    Genius, pioneer, visionary, tyrant. All fairly describe the Swiss architect Le Corbusier. But should we add style maven to the list? His eyewear has pretty much defined the profession of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.09.13

  23. Kickstarter of the Week: EarthBaked Footware
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    Kickstarter of the Week: EarthBaked Footware

    Call us green and groovy, but we were charmed by industrial designer Steve Boynton's idea for this lasts-a-mere-90-days bit of footwear. Made from wool and rubber, EarthBaked shoes are intended to...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.09.13

  24. Lincoln Center Inside Out
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    Lincoln Center Inside Out

    Lincoln Center Inside Out is a new book chronicling Diller Scofidio + Renfro's renovation of the famed New York City venue. Not only does it tell the story of the firm's fantastic and arduous...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.14.13

  25. Kickstarter of the Week: Grown in the Garden State
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Grown in the Garden State

    You might consider New Jersey the Edsel of the mid-Atlantic, but illustrator Michael Mulvey is a proud son of the Garden State and he wants to do Jersey proud with this poster, t-shirts and set of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.17.13

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