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Six More Modern Sofas

Our June Furniture issue features a handy guide to shopping for sofas. Here, we've corralled six more designs we love.
May 23, 2013
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Getting Water Wise with TOTO Visionary Bill Strang

Dwell on Design attendees and Dwell readers may be savvier than the average consumer about water consumption. But did you know that a low-flow toilet reduces energy usage (aka a carbon footprint), too? TOTO's Bill Strang will join us at Dwell on Design to talk facts and figures on carbon and water, with real-life recommendations for saving money on your water bill and shouldering responsibility for our planet.
May 22, 2013
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Product Spotlight: Woven Lamp and Accessory Design

The contemporary design scene is rife with reclaimed-timber furniture and reawakened cottage industries. Now weaving is about to have its moment in the spotlight.
May 22, 2013
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5 Fancy Storage Furniture Solutions

You know the stuff, the stuff that is necessary but not so pretty. Here are five fancy storage suggestions to hide your not-so-fancy stuff.
May 22, 2013
Modern landscape design by Margie Ruddick

"Born to Rewild" with Landscape Designer Margie Ruddick

We're thrilled to welcome Margie Ruddick, this year's winner of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in Landscape Architecture, to Dwell on Design. In a panel on "rewilding" our cities, Ruddick will discuss new ways to think about urban landscapes. Below, she answers a few of our questions about her influences, her design philosophy, and what she hopes people will take away from the panel.
May 21, 2013
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Furniture Focus: Dwell on Design 2013

Every summer, Dwell on Design hosts regional, national, and international designers who show off their wares and demonstrate their unique processes. In June 2013, we'll showcase home goods and furniture from Europe, Scandinavia, New Zealand, the States and beyond—a few examples of which we'd like to share here. Tickets and information can be found here.
May 21, 2013
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Zieharsofika Seating by Meike Harde

Do you find regular cushions too staid? Are you bored by furniture with only one purpose? Meet Zieharsofika, the upholstery prototype by German designer Meike Harde. She’s manipulated flat foam mats into playful volumes by securing them with contrasting rubber bands, all propped on a basic wooden stool. With only three materials, construction of the pieces is relatively simple, yet the end result is complex: Use each one as a bench, an ottoman, and a magazine rack.
May 21, 2013
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6 Low-VOC Pink Paint Colors

Cover bare walls with any of these six rose-colored options from Sherwin-Williams, Devine Colors, and Glidden.
May 21, 2013
Georgia Peach dining room.

Get This Room: Playful Minimalism

Texas-based designer Barbara Hill is a pro at striking the right note between modern and playful, we took apart an informal dining room she designed in Atlanta, Georgia, to help readers recreate the look at home.
May 20, 2013
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