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10 tips for clutter-free bedrooms

For our first post in a series featuring inspiring, clutter-free rooms, we begin with the space that is arguably the most important to keep clear of all visual noise: the bedroom.
April 9, 2014
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Art Brut: Revisiting Brutalist Architecture

Derived from a descriptive term used by Le Corbusier, béton brut (raw concrete), Brutalist architecture is an offshoot of modernism that trades the spatial poetry of steel and glass for grounded, castle-like structures of exposed concrete.
February 19, 2014
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7 Modern Sofas We Love

If you’re on the hunt for a great modern sofa, consider the following from our pages—some iconic, some off the beaten path.
February 13, 2014
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7 Modern Shingled Houses

Shingle style takes on a new meaning in the following 7 modern houses that approach the genre in innovative ways.
February 7, 2014
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9 Ways to Design with Ligne Roset

For most of us, Ligne Roset pieces are the stuff that design dreams are made of. Should the opportunity to acquire a Togo or another amazing piece arise, we offer the following vignettes that lead by example.
February 3, 2014
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8 Creative Bedside Tables

Reimagined, repurposed, and recycled, the following 8 cool solutions for your bedside should get you thinking beyond boring tables.
February 1, 2014
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8 Homes Furnished With B&B Italia

In honor of Piero Ambrogio Busnelli, the B&B Italia founder who died on January 25, 2014, at age 87, here are eight homes from Dwell's archives where the influential Italian furniture company's whimsical, modern marvels are on loving display.
January 31, 2014
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The Dwell Guide to Smart Design in Tiny Spaces

Tight quarters prove especially challenging. If you're at a loss on how to squeeze the most out of your small space, consider the expert advice and furniture picks that will help your bantam-sized rooms feel like design heavyweights—no mirror tricks necessary.
January 18, 2014
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8 Ways to Design with the Arco Lamp

Second only to the Eames lounge chair and ottoman, the Arco lamp by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni for Flos, with its super arc, is the classic go-to piece for the modern living room. Here are 8 from our pages that incorporate the piece.
January 8, 2014