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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. Talking Products: 5 Interviews with Design Luminaries
    Interviews

    Talking Products: 5 Interviews with Design Luminaries

    From flatware to furniture, the products we interact with every day have an impact on our lives. We think about them every day as we scour the globe for the objects and ideas that move the design...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.13.13

  3. To Live and Build in Palm Springs
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    To Live and Build in Palm Springs

    We were recently in Palm Springs soaking up the sun and the majesty of the town's mid-century design. But we also made a point of ferreting out some of the best contemporary architecture in a city...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.24.12

  4. A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
    Houses We Love

    A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic

    A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the next generation.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Caren Alpert
    12.30.12

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. A Dramatic San Francisco Living Room
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    A Dramatic San Francisco Living Room

    "A fallacy about modernism is that every space should be light,” says San Francisco architect Abigail Turin about her Pacific Heights home. “I don’t need every space in my house to be bright and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Justin Fantl
    03.04.13

  8. Architect Peter Cohen's Floor Plans
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    Architect Peter Cohen's Floor Plans

    In addition to the wonderful letters architect Peter Cohen sent to Editor Aaron Britt while he was working on a feature story on his home, Maison Amtrak, he also sent in drawings of the four other...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.24.09

  9. The Tiny Hollywood Home of Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser
    House Tours

    The Tiny Hollywood Home of Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser

    Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Joe Pugliese
    10.21.13

  10. American Made Design: Dust
    Profiles

    American Made Design: Dust

    A trio of design studios forms a distinctly American picture of modern design: Despite their regional differences, all three produce forward-thinking products and furniture made using time-tested...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Nathaniel Wood
    06.27.13

  11. Sofa Design by Antonio Citterio
    Product Reviews

    Sofa Design by Antonio Citterio

    The canon of modern couches already has a pair of Eameses, but it took a small clutch of Italian furniture mavens to create the Charles.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.26.13

  12. How to Shop for a Sofa
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    How to Shop for a Sofa

    Down cushions? Hardwood frame? New York City interior designer Timothy Brown gives us a quick tutorial on what to inspect when you’re inspecting.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.20.13

  13. Dwell Conversation at AetherSF
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    Dwell Conversation at AetherSF

    On January 23rd, at the Proxy in San Francisco, Dwell and Aether Apparel hosted the talk Prefab's Progress, the latest in our series of Dwell Conversations.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.24.13

  14. The ABC of Architects
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    The ABC of Architects

    Whether the signature work of star architects is your bread and butter, or you're a complete rookie in the realm of bold-faced design, you'll adore this quick, charming tour of the modern buildings...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.30.13

  15. Hélène Binet's Composing Space
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    Hélène Binet's Composing Space

    If photography is painting with light, few make better canvases of buildings than Hélène Binet. The photographer has been documenting the world's most important structures for 25 years, and in late...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Hélène Binet
    02.07.13

  16. European Vacation
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    European Vacation

    We've been all over the world in our search for the best architecture and design, and we've reported on scores of fantastic cities along the way. From uncovering the surprising modern design in...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.14.13

  17. Our Favorite Homes in Canada
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    Our Favorite Homes in Canada

    We've been rounding up our favorite homes region by region (check out our picks for New England) and today we turn our attention to our neighbors in the great white north. We frequently hop over...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.19.13

  18. Best Houses in Los Angeles
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    Best Houses in Los Angeles

    No other city in America has meant more to the development of modern residential design than Los Angeles. An adventurous population, a phalanx of great architects at mid-century and today, and a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.04.13

  19. Best Houses in New England
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    Best Houses in New England

    As the Northeast braces for one of the worst storms in memory, we can't help but remember (and hope for the best for) all the fantastic houses we've featured in New England. Designed for hard...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.08.13

  20. Keynote Address from Michael Graves
    Dwell on Design

    Keynote Address from Michael Graves

    We could not be more thrilled to welcome Michael Graves, one of America's most eminent architects and designers, to the Dwell on Design stage as for our keynote address. Don't miss his conversation...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.20.13

  21. Neil Denari: Sustainability at All Scales
    Dwell on Design

    Neil Denari: Sustainability at All Scales

    We are thrilled to welcome Los Angeles architect Neil Denari principal of NMDA to Dwell on Design on Friday, June 21st for the conversation Sustainability at All Scales. Denari, one of LA's biggest...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.17.13

  22. 9 Modern Masterpieces by A. Quincy Jones
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    9 Modern Masterpieces by A. Quincy Jones

    Though he's often lumped in as one of Joseph's Eichler's gang—and we certainly love what Eichler did for the modern tract home—architect A. Quincy Jones is a midcentury lion in his own right. And...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.28.13

  23. Best of Belgium
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    Best of Belgium

    If chocolates, waffles, and frites are all you imagine comes from Belgium, you've not been paying attention. A rash of fabulous architecture, hip products, and smart shops keep us perpetually...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.14.13

  24. Prefab Goes Big, Onstage Preview
    Dwell on Design

    Prefab Goes Big, Onstage Preview

    Prefab is one of our favorite subjects at Dwell on Design, and this year we're picking up the discussion with a variety of prefab panel discussions. One of them, Prefab Goes Big will feature...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.23.13

  25. Preview: Sophisticated Auckland Kitchen
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    Preview: Sophisticated Auckland Kitchen

    Bound by Auckland, New Zealand's strict building codes, architect Michael O'Sullivan saved the flash for the inside of the Wood family home. Here's a sneak peak of the fantastic space, codesigned...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.27.13

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