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Modern kitchen ideas using legos as the medium

5 Cool Kitchen Islands

A delicious slab of white Carrara marble, a couple of planks of plywood, and 20,000 Legos: These are among the inventive materials used for some of our favorite kitchen islands from the pages of Dwell.
August 26, 2013
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Dwell Vision Awards Deadline Extended

Calling all designers! The deadline for the first-ever Dwell Vision Awards has been extended!
August 26, 2013
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That Wood is on Fire: 5 Examples of Shou-Sugi-Ban

Shou-sugi-ban, a Japanese wood-charring technique, is emerging as one of builders' and woodworkers' favorite trends this year.
August 24, 2013
Omaggio Teapot by Kähler

6 Stylish Modern Teapots

From heat-sensitive kettles to the perfect tea set for one, these six teapots are sure to be the center of conversation at your next tea party—no matter the size!
August 24, 2013
barbara bestor silverlake pool

Week in Review: 7 Great Stories You May Have Missed

Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top stories of the week. Take a look and see what you might have missed.
August 23, 2013
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5 Striking Black Kitchens Around the World

White is the traditional color for kitchens, denoting hygiene, brightness, and modernity. But these five black-clad kitchens, in houses from San Francisco to Copenhagen, show that some truly stand-out rooms embrace the dark side.
August 23, 2013
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Watch an Unassuming House Unfold into a Community Theater

The tiny city of York, Alabama, is located a three hour drive west of Montgomery, near the Mississippi border. There, artist Matthew Mazzotta has created a project with the Coleman Center for the Arts, a local organization, that's part kinetic sculpture, part architecture, and part public outdoor theater. It's called Open House and it seeks to provide York's 3,000 residents with much-needed public space. What looks to be a typical gabled house unfolds to become a 100-seat outdoor arena.
August 23, 2013

Friday Finds 08.23.13

A folding car inspired by an armadillo, typography flashcard game, and vintage snaps of San Francisco? All that and more in this installment of Friday Finds!
August 23, 2013
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5 Modern Vases in Metal, Glass, and Wood

Sure, flowers can brighten any room, but a well-chosen vase brings a spot of beauty even when it's empty.
August 22, 2013
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