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8 Ways to Decorate with Herman Miller Furniture

Herman Miller is the Michigan-based manufacturer of all things modern—along with Knoll, and a handful of other companies, one of the grandparents of American modernism.
October 2, 2013
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Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai

Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.
October 1, 2013
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Modern High-Rise Town House in Tel Aviv

Six stories high, crowned with a pool, and with a direct lineage back to the Bauhaus, a new town house in Tel Aviv manages to both embrace and provide refuge from the teeming Israeli city.
September 27, 2013
The facade of the Belmont Street Lofts in Portland, Oregon, is an interwoven matrix of permeable wire-mesh balconies, wood cladding, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

5 Modern Houses in Portland

Building on our Modern in the City of Roses slideshow, we share five more residential projects from Portland, Oregon, ranging from a multi-family development to renovations.
September 21, 2013
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Up in the Woods: 8 Forest Homes

Eight riffs on the cozy cabin typology that make the most of a forest setting with modern architecture that connects to the outdoors.
September 20, 2013
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Eye in the Sky: Urban Apartment Overlooking NYC's The High Line

An apartment overlooking the High Line in New York City captures views of a constantly changing urban landscape.
September 19, 2013
Hemmed in on a tight suburban lot in the Miramar district of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carlos Delpin and Eneida Nunez renovated their home by building up, not out.

Concrete Proof: 9 Ways to Design with Cement

Concrete may seem brutalist to some, but consider its many applications: buff, polished, waxed, and turned into panels for a facade. Here are nine Dwell homes that make incredible use of the material.
September 19, 2013
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8 Sleek Fireplaces

As summer cools off and fall gears up, take a look at a few examples of sleek, minimalist fireplaces in Dwell-approved modern homes.
September 16, 2013
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Born in the USA: 7 Homes Across America

We've long championed home-grown talent, from furniture design to architecture. To see the diverse array of modern houses sprouting up across the USA, from locales in remote Wisconsin to Alaska, flip through our slideshow.
September 11, 2013