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Winners of the Inside 2013 Design Competition

We're thrilled to announce the winners of Inside 2013, a design contest seeking to "promote the research, exploration, and investigation currently happening amongst today's emerging talent." Using Morpholio, a new group of applications for creatives, the entrants shared their most innovative design and architecture projects, which ranged from interiors to furniture to conceptual structures. Inside 2013 is divided into two categories: Future Voices, students only, and Emerging Talent, young professionals or enthusiasts (see all the entries here. Our favorite projects included the Emerging Talent winner, Hive City, a 22-foot-tall silo built to house a colony of bees in Buffalo, New York. Flip through the slideshow to see the champions and honorable mentions.
August 20, 2013
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Brazilian Design 101

Don’t know your Tonico from your Mole? Fear not, as today we offer a Cliffs Notes of basic Brazilian furniture design, including the top names associated with Brazil and the pieces they are known for. Let us know what your favorites are. Viva Brasilia!
August 19, 2013

5 Well-Designed Dining Room Tables

The table is imperative to creating a dining room. How much attention it grabs, however, is up to you. Here are five equally sleek tables that can be the most prominent piece of furniture in the house, or can fade into the background.
August 18, 2013
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5 Ways to Utilize Lighting as Art

An inexpensive and subtle way to add a flourish to any room—make your lighting double as a design statement.
August 17, 2013
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Table Lamps by Magnus Pettersen for Iittala

We're swooning over this trio of table lamps by Norwegian-born designer Magnus Pettersen for iconic Finnish brand Iittala.
August 17, 2013
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5 Stylish Modern Trash Cans

Everyone's got trash, but how they decide to hide it varies. Here, five waste bins that will have you storing your garbage in style.
August 17, 2013
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5 Unconventional Concrete Accessories for the Home and Office

Concrete isn't just for floors and walls anymore. Break out of the mold with these 5 concrete accessories for the home and office.
August 16, 2013
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Week in Review: 7 Great Stories You Might 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 16, 2013
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Design Studio We Love: Atelier Areti

After pulling out many hats for several architecture and design firms around the world, the sisters Kershbaumer branched out and set up studio in 2008. Since then, the London-based pair has been churning out beautiful, well-made minimalist designs that make you reimagine how each piece would interact and define the surrounding space around it. "A beautiful product to us is a product that also has to be useful and well made. It has to be a simple and elegant solution." We couldn't agree more. Here, five of our favorite creations from Atelier Areti.
August 16, 2013
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