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Dry Goods: The Case for Cacti as the Ultimate Houseplant

Succulent success doesn't require much of a green thumb—lots of sun and a little water are all you need to nurture the hottest low-maintenance plants around.
August 13, 2015
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7 Modern Headboards With Personality

At turns decorative, space-efficient, and functional, these modern headboards are telling intimations of those that sleep beneath them.
August 13, 2015
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5 Gravity-Defying Floating Staircases

We can't take our eyes off these floating stairs, nor, for safety reasons, should we.
August 12, 2015
The project on which Evergreen was seeking help was the development of <a href="">Evergreen Brick Works</a>, the adaptive reuse of Toronto's former Don Valley Brick Works brickyard. In the 1960s and 70s, the factory produced more t

10 Shipping Container Structures Around the World

Once used to haul freight and cargo—and located the world over, from Costa Rica to South Africa and Japan—these hardy steel boxes find a second life in creative spaces.
August 11, 2015
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A Light Installation Transforms I.M. Pei's National Gallery

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
August 11, 2015
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Paperless Post Delivers Your Favorite Alexander Girard Patterns to Your Mailbox

The print and digital stationary company launches a new collection of greeting cards showcasing the graphic designs of beloved midcentury modernist Alexander Girard.
August 11, 2015
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This Vacation Rental is a Living Museum of Midcentury Eastern European Design

For your next vacation, why not travel through history to a time-capsule of an inn in the former Yugoslavia?
August 10, 2015
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Michael Young on Why Now Is a Good Time to Be in Design

The prolific Hong Kong designer muses on how major brand collaborations are accelerating innovation.
August 9, 2015
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This Petite Paris Apartment is a Vintage Furniture–Filled Delight

An eccentric and eclectic Paris apartment reflects a lifetime of thoughtful collecting—and a considered eye.
August 9, 2015