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8 Eat-in Kitchens

In spaces small or large, an eat-in kitchen is a useful hub for singles and families alike. Here are 8 well-designed versions from the pages of Dwell.
November 12, 2013
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8 Ways to Renovate an Airstream

The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu. Here are 8 Airstream renovations that promise to inspire you to hit the road in style.
November 6, 2013
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Mod-Inspired Home Furnishings

The 1960s mod subculture which revolved around mopeds, modern jazz and dandy fashion has grown to influence the design world in countless ways. Here are only a few home furnishings out of the many that are influenced by this unforgettable era.
November 1, 2013
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Smart Live-Work Spaces

Our current model of efficiency is the live-work space, and everyone deserves their own modern version. Hint: Keep it clean, clutter-free, and bright. Here are seven to inspire you to create your own happy, productive home office.
October 30, 2013
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Home Office Design Inspiration

Let's be honest, working from home always sounds like a great idea but you need a well appointed and dedicated workspace to really get anything done. Working from your cozy bed or curled up on the couch sounds delightful in theory but after a while can be quite uncomfortable, not to mention terrible for your posture. Here, we take a look at seven beautiful, practical and creative home offices to give you a little inspiration for your own.
October 29, 2013
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7 Ways to Design with Poul Henningsen

Danish designer Poul Henningsen had us at the Artichoke lamp, its 72 leaves bursting forth from it like fireworks. Henningsen's other lamps hang in many modern interiors around the world—we thought we'd take an extra look at those from Dwell's pages.
October 29, 2013
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8 Ways to Design with Pine

It’s readily available, affordable, fairly sustainable, and hardy—what’s not to love about pine? Architects, designers, and homeowners show us how to use the wood to its best advantage in these eight homes from our archives.
October 24, 2013
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6 Homes Fit for Chefs

We can learn a thing or two from foodies about kitchen design, as the following modern Dwell kitchen-centric homes—the stuff that culinary dreams are made of—so elegantly prove.
October 15, 2013
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Jens Risom Furniture We Love

“Good design is something that pleases the eye,” says Jens Risom. The Danish designer has indeed created many eye-pleasing furnishings, including the most iconic of his designs, the eponymous lounge chair, among the first to be produced by Knoll. Here are examples of his designs in situ, including in his own family home on Block Island, Rhode Island.
October 3, 2013