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Porcelain Gifts We Love

From Flintstone-esque water jugs to pastel tea sets, these designers took a modern twist to a timeless material.
November 6, 2013
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A Prefab Housing Concept in South Africa

It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing concept. Designed to bring peace of mind to impoverished South Africans, the ready-made structures aim to provide affordable housing and stimulate the economy by creating construction jobs, something the French-born architect has ample experience doing.
November 5, 2013
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Modern Media Storage & Display

When you've taken the time and given so much thought to the design and aesthetic of your home it's almost a shame to have to incorporate a television, and yet we just can't pry ourselves away from the latest episode of that one show we all love. Here, six homeowners and one expert demonstrate how to fit a TV into your home and still retain a beautiful interior design.
November 5, 2013
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Acoustics in Architecture

We share our favorite essays, homes, and products devoted to exploring and celebrating music in the modern world.
November 5, 2013
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We Wish You a Marimekko Christmas

The famed Finnish textile and clothing design company, established in 1951, has come a long way. Marimekko has not only expanded it's high-quality clothing and interior decoration textiles, but has also become known for an incredible array of products printed with their iconic patterns. Here, we've gathered all of their great holiday themed kitchen and tableware offerings so that we can all enjoy a very Marimekko Christmas.
November 4, 2013

8 Design Instagrammers We Love

First, if you're not following @dwellmagazine on Instagram, what are you waiting for? And if you're like us, you can never see enough design—so here, we've rounded up eight other must-follow accounts capturing the best architecture, furniture, and everything in between.
November 4, 2013
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London Design Festival: Past Years in Retrospect

Annually, artists from around the world come to celebrate the creative industries as London awards innovative designers at the London Design Festival. Dwell has covered the event for numerous years and here are some of our favorite moments.
November 4, 2013
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A Curated Apartment Turned Showroom in Copenhagen

An innate design sensibility shines through a furniture showroom when the proprietor and her family live upstairs.
November 4, 2013
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Our Favorite Headlines, Part Two

We recently rounded up our 10 favorite headlines of issues past, and in this installment we share some music-inspired titles.
November 3, 2013