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A Chocolate Bar that Tastes as Good as it Looks

When it comes to confections, packaging often gets the high design treatment. But what about the treat itself? Dandelion, a San Francisco–based purveyor of ethically sourced chocolate, teamed up with Snarkitecture to create the Break Bar to remedy that. (Queue the sugar rush.)
November 24, 2014
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Coffee Break: Verve, Santa Cruz

For a coffee roastery and storefront in a century-old structure, Fuse Architecture stuck to the three Rs: recast, repurpose, and reimagine.
November 19, 2014
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7 Steps to a Party-Ready Modern Home

To coincide with our gift guide featuring modern gifts for the consummate host, we've rounded up a few crucial tips for entertaining at home from Dwell residents past.
November 19, 2014
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10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant

Ignacio Cadena’s new Jalisco, Mexico restaurant concept, the aptly named Hueso, is covered in bones.
November 6, 2014
The Ulaelu modular outdoor cooking platform.

Modular Platform Makes Outdoor Cooking a Breeze

Extend barbecue season as long as possible with the Ulaelu, a modular outdoor cooking platform that can be outfitted with every tool necessary for preparing meals outdoors. Add-ons, which include a black granite prep surface and grill, have the potential to expand the menu. Prices start at $2,000.
October 30, 2014
Moonstone Midnight Scoop.

The World's First Ergonomic Ice Cream Scoop?

The ice cream scoop's basic features haven't changed much in over a century. It's design is so taken for granted, in fact, that it literally took a rocket scientist to improve upon it. Michael Chou is an aerospace engineer and the inventor behind the Midnight Scoop, an ergonomic scoop that is angled so that it requires minimal effort to use. Midnight Scoop raised almost 10 times its funding goal in a recent Kickstarter campaign and will be on the market in time for the holidays. Pre-order now for $50.
October 29, 2014
The stainless steel Zoku Iced Coffee Maker.

This Mug Makes Iced Coffee in Under 5 Minutes

There are plenty of commuter mugs that are insulated to keep coffee and tea hot, but there are few options for making home iced coffee from a fresh-brewed pot. The Zoku takes a hot 11 ounces of coffee and quickly chills it within the mug for a cold cup. Available for $30.
October 24, 2014
4 Furtif kitchen knives of varying length and size.

Cutting-Edge Knife Requires Sharpening Once Every 25 Years

Since the purpose of a chef’s knife hasn’t changed much in the last century, the design hasn’t really evolved either. Still, one given flaw is that almost all knives, with any amount of use, eventually require sharpening. That means home cooks will either make do with a dull knife, try to sharpen it themselves with a stone, or find a professional to rehabilitate the blade. Furtif manufactures its knives from a sophisticated material that requires sharpening once every 25 years. Available for $138.
October 24, 2014
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Celebrating Scandinavian Cuisine in Los Angeles

The pop-up Nordic Food Festival includes three exclusive tastings.
October 20, 2014