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Home Office Design Inspiration

Let's be honest, working from home always sounds like a great idea but you need a well appointed and dedicated workspace to really get anything done. Working from your cozy bed or curled up on the couch sounds delightful in theory but after a while can be quite uncomfortable, not to mention terrible for your posture. Here, we take a look at seven beautiful, practical and creative home offices to give you a little inspiration for your own.
October 29, 2013
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7 Ways to Design with Poul Henningsen

Danish designer Poul Henningsen had us at the Artichoke lamp, its 72 leaves bursting forth from it like fireworks. Henningsen's other lamps hang in many modern interiors around the world—we thought we'd take an extra look at those from Dwell's pages.
October 29, 2013
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8 Ways to Design with Pine

It’s readily available, affordable, fairly sustainable, and hardy—what’s not to love about pine? Architects, designers, and homeowners show us how to use the wood to its best advantage in these eight homes from our archives.
October 24, 2013
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6 Homes Fit for Chefs

We can learn a thing or two from foodies about kitchen design, as the following modern Dwell kitchen-centric homes—the stuff that culinary dreams are made of—so elegantly prove.
October 15, 2013
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Jens Risom Furniture We Love

“Good design is something that pleases the eye,” says Jens Risom. The Danish designer has indeed created many eye-pleasing furnishings, including the most iconic of his designs, the eponymous lounge chair, among the first to be produced by Knoll. Here are examples of his designs in situ, including in his own family home on Block Island, Rhode Island.
October 3, 2013
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101 The Modern Office

Swamped by TPS reports? Driven to distraction by your cubicle mate? Don't let office life get you down—instead, look to these examples of modern workplaces to put some pep into your proverbial step.
October 1, 2013
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6 Ways to Design with Marc Newson

Can’t afford to drop $2 million on a Marc Newson Lockheed Lounge? Relax, for to follow is a study of rooms from the pages of Dwell that incorporate a range of designs by the modern industrial master.
September 21, 2013
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Architecture and Design Longreads

You might have come to know and love Dwell through the stunning modern homes featured throughout the magazine's 12-year history but interspersed between the interiors stories and idea books are informative pieces on design history and critical pieces on contemporary issues. Take a deeper dive into modernism in via this collection of essays.
September 13, 2013
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6 Ways to Add Throw Pillows

They haven’t always been in design favor, but throw pillows, when done right, can add warmth, color, and texture to a room like nothing else can. Six designers show us how.
September 11, 2013