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  1. Modern Across America: Charleston, South Carolina
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    Modern Across America: Charleston, South Carolina

    In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching. Known in part for its well-preserved architecture, Charleston is making a new name for...

    06.26.14

  2. Modern Across America: Baltimore, Maryland
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    Modern Across America: Baltimore, Maryland

    In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching. With a slew of significant buildings by architects like Mies van der Rohe and I.M. Pei...

    06.26.14

  3. Modern Across America: Cincinnati, Ohio
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    Modern Across America: Cincinnati, Ohio

    In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching. Once commonly referred to as the “Paris of America” due to its significant architectural...

    06.26.14

  4. Modern Across America: Dallas, Texas
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    Modern Across America: Dallas, Texas

    In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching. Dallas's oversized image can sometimes eclipse the city’s architecture landscape, which...

    06.26.14

  5. Modern Across America: Salt Lake City
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    Modern Across America: Salt Lake City

    In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching. Despite its geographical separation from mid-century hotbeds such as Chicago and Southern...

    06.26.14

  6. 5 Places to Visit in Oslo
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    5 Places to Visit in Oslo

    The Scandinavian city offers a talented but humble design scene that plays homage to the rugged Nordic climate.

    written by: Robert Landon
    08.18.14

  7. City Guide: West Queen West, Toronto
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    City Guide: West Queen West, Toronto

    Must-visit places in Toronto's West Queen West, a neighborhood that's home to burgeoning design, culinary, and retail scenes.

    written by: Karen MacKenna
    08.12.14

  8. Freunde von Freunden and Vitra’s Berlin Apartment
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    Freunde von Freunden and Vitra’s Berlin Apartment

    A design collaboration between European furniture manufacturer Vitra and lifestyle voyeur Freunde von Freunden lays out a blueprint for contemporary living in Berlin's Mitte.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.15.14

  9. Design-Friendly Destinations in Detroit
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    Design-Friendly Destinations in Detroit

    Out of the ashes of recession rises a promising design scene in Detroit. Endemic residential vacancy and a persistent industrial core present challenges as well as opportunities for enterprising...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    11.07.14

  10. Dwell Guide to Los Angeles Design
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    Dwell Guide to Los Angeles Design

    Dwell—which maintains two primary offices in San Francisco and New York—considers Los Angeles, host to our annual Dwell on Design show, as its third home. In homage, we've put together a local...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.20.14

  11. Taste of What to See at the 2014 London Design Festival
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    Taste of What to See at the 2014 London Design Festival

    Each fall, editors and designers flock to the British capital to see the latest and greatest furniture, architecture, and design showcased at the London Design Festival. For 2014, we sent...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.02.14

  12. The New Underground: Subway Stations Reimagined
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    The New Underground: Subway Stations Reimagined

    In a campaign pledge last week that resembles a high school candidate’s promise to give out free pop during lunchtime, Paris mayoral candidate Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet, of the center-right UMP...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.11.14

  13. Destination of the Week: São Paulo
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    Destination of the Week: São Paulo

    To call São Paulo—the largest city in Brazil and one of the largest in the world—overwhelming is an understatement. To help you navigate this teeming megalopolis, we've pulled together some...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.05.13

  14. Destination of the Week: Palm Springs
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    Destination of the Week: Palm Springs

    Palm Springs is one of our perennial favorite destinations for design; the region is positively riddled with midcentury modern architecture and vintage shops, and the natural landscape is...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.12.13

  15. Santiago, Chile
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    Santiago, Chile

    Santiago may be a tamer city than its South American brethren, but as architect Sebastián Irarrázaval tells us, there's change afoot where colonial legacy meets modern urban design.

    written by: Jeanine Barone
    photos by: Cristóbal Palma
    02.26.09

  16. Los Angeles, California
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    Los Angeles, California

    Though Los Angeles offers Lindsay Lohan sightings at Pinkberry and addresses on L.Ron Hubbard Way, Dwell explores a different side of the city with land use interpreter Matthew Coolidge.

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    photos by: Noah Webb
    01.21.09

  17. The Melbourne Supremacy
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    The Melbourne Supremacy

    Photographer Peter Bennetts cuts out the middleman, photographing his favorite spots in his home base, Melbourne, Australia.

    written by: Helen Kaiser
    photos by: Peter Bennetts
    01.22.09

  18. Living Las Vegas
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    Living Las Vegas

    They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but once you leave, you may have trouble banishing Sin City from your mind.

    written by: David A. Greene
    photos by: Roy Zipstein
    02.26.09

  19. The Real Chicago
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    The Real Chicago

    If your only experience touring Chicago is from watching Ferris Bueller's Day Off, architect Brad Lynch has some insider tips for you.

    written by: Lee Bey
    photos by: Chad Holder
    02.26.09

  20. Curating Cologne
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    Curating Cologne

    Gallerist Martin Kudlek shows us that there’s more to Cologne than its cathedral.

    written by: Sam Grawe
    photos by: Hertha Hurnaus
    02.26.09

  21. Bordeaux, France
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    Bordeaux, France

    Classical yet current, Bordeaux is a city that celebrates the details that comprise the whole. Architect Oliver Brochet guides our tour around the accessible tram system, the historic women,...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Peter Augustin
    03.23.09

  22. Palm Springs, California
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    Palm Springs, California

    In Palm Springs, California, “mid-century modern” connotes more than just Eames chairs and glass walls; it also hints at Hollywood Regency. From the 1920s through the 1970s, silver...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.24.09

  23. Design Destination: Columbus, Indiana
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    Design Destination: Columbus, Indiana

    Dwell readers and fans of NPR, unite. Public radio stations have been airing a summer travel series from NPR's Arts Desk called "Destination Art" that explores "off the beaten track...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.20.12

  24. Boston Pops
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    Boston Pops

    The heart of the American Revolution, Boston became home to midnight rides and at least one wild tea party. Yet this spirit of rebellion is tempered by a deep conservatism that has shaped the urban...

    written by: Jessie Scanlon
    photos by: Erik Johnson
    01.21.09

  25. Malmö's Metamorphosis
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    Malmö's Metamorphosis

    Once a blue-collar industrial port, Malmö, Sweden, now aims to be a premier design destination. It’s on its way.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Magnus Marding
    02.26.09

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