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Best Mirrors for Decorating

The use of mirrors and mirrored surfaces to add dimension and create a visual illusion of space is a tried-and-true trick of the trade in interior design. Here, we've put together eight great mirrors and mirrored surfaces for decorating your home.
April 2, 2013
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Join Us for Innovations in Kitchen Design

On April 24th at the Atlanta Sub-Zero and Wolf showroom, Dwell Deputy Editor Jaime Gillin will join luxury appliance leader Sub-Zero and Wolf with panelists Doug Henderson, Co-Owner of Switch Modern, and Alison Weidner, Architectural Sales Manager at Poggenpohl Atlanta, for a special discussion about the latest high-end appliances, the newest trends in traditional and contemporary design, and what the future holds for your kitchen.
April 2, 2013
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Digging Into to All Things Wood with the Museum of Art and Design

A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts & Design celebrates an enduring medium. Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design brings together 90 works from 57 artists, designers and craftsmen who work with wood. Examining contemporary methods of woodworking and the relationship between function and form, many of the pieces challenge preconceived notions of the ubiquitous material.
April 2, 2013
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Inside the Armory Show with Bade Stageberg Cox

Brooklyn-based architecture firm Bade Stageberg Cox made their second presentation at the 2013 Armory contemporary art fair earlier this month, using a metaphor for New York City to design the show's staging and circulation. Along with big ticket canvases and cutting-edge media installations, showgoers were also treated to BSC's simple yet rigorous plywood furniture throughout Pier 94.
April 2, 2013
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A Wallet for Your Phone?

Have you been looking for an attractive case for your phone? Well look no further! The new DODOcase Durables Collection is both stylish and functional. It combines timeless fashion with modern function and is handcrafted right here in San Francisco.
April 2, 2013
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8 Surprising Massimo Vignelli Designs

Industrial and graphic designers Massimo and Lella Vignelli are giants in their field. (You may know them for any number of instantly recognizable design objects, from the New York City transit signage and subway map to printed posters for the Salone del Mobile fair in Milan.) Massimo Vignelli is also a man of many words, most of them quotable ("There is no design without discipline. There is no discipline without intelligence."). Throughout their decades-long career, Vignelli Associates have completed a dizzying array of work—some of it which may surprise even the most ardent Vignelli follower. Here are seven designs that deserve as much recognition as a certain sans-serif font employed in a certain subway system.
April 2, 2013

Video: Toyota Debuts Experimental i-Road Vehicle

Not quite a car and something more than a motorcycle, the Toyota i-Road "Personal Mobility Vehicle" (PMV) recently debuted at the 2013 Geneva Motor Show. Check out this video to see how the i-Road nimbly slaloms through crowded streets.
April 2, 2013
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Cut a Rug

"That rug really tied the room together," says Walter Sobchak in the Big Lebowski. We here at Dwell have interviewed our fair share of designers over the years and many advise that rugs are the foundation of a "successful" design scheme. "I'm a very tactile person and I start with the rugs," says designer Suchi Reddy of her process. "As a layer it's very important—it's the first thing your feet touch." In the slideshow that follows, spy a wide array of room featuring unique rugs and buying advice from experts.
April 1, 2013
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Brass Lighting by Raymond Barberousse

We've been hitting a brassy note lately, as evidenced by our recent round up of six products made of the gold-like alloy. Chicago based designer and architect Raymond Barberousse ups the ante with his swoon-worthy lighting fixtures. Simple and thoughtful, all pieces are handmade to order and can be purchased here. Click on through to see six of our favorite fixtures!
April 1, 2013
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