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Handcrafted Modern Furniture from Israel

Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of imperfection."
March 4, 2015
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A Miniature Midcentury World Comes to Life In this Kickstarter

A trip to Palm Springs Modernism week inspired the pint-sized midcentury theme of the Kickstarter Pete Peanut and the Trouble with Birthdays.
March 4, 2015
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L.A. Conservancy Fights to Preserve Googie Design at the Embattled Norms Restaurant

In December 2014, the Los Angeles Conservancy nominated the 1950s coffee shop Norms, on La Cienega Boulevard, as a Historic-Cultural Monument (HCM). One month later, Norms’ new owner filed for and received a building-demolition permit from the city of L.A., and a preservation battle was underway. While the City Council decides on the fate of the iconic Googie-style structure, the Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission has unanimously voted in consideration of the nomination, which will temporarily protect Norms from demolition.
March 4, 2015
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Call for Dwell Brooklyn Home Tour Submissions

Calling all architects! Dwell editors are on the hunt for modern homes in Brooklyn, New York, to be considered for the Dwell Home Tours / Brooklyn Designs exhibition.
March 2, 2015
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An Earth-Friendly African Retreat That's Actually Made From Earth

From clay bricks to the naturally filtered pool, the Khamsa House in Senegal is literally green from the ground up.
February 27, 2015
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Happy Birthday, Achille Castiglioni and Angelo Mangiarotti

Today we say buon compleanno to two grandfathers of modern Italian design, Achille Castiglioni (1918–2002) and Angelo Mangiarotti (1921–2012), with a survey of their iconic works.
February 26, 2015
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5 Beautiful Kitchen Hoods

Of all the ways to get creative in the kitchen, from tiled backsplashes to granite countertops, the ventilation system is surely the most overlooked. These five range hoods remind us that even the most functional home devices have design potential.
February 26, 2015
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Rethinking the Streets of Los Angeles

Joining us this May at Dwell on Design Los Angeles are two industry leaders—Elizabeth Timme and Seleta Reynolds—who are working with the community to redesign what mayor Eric Garcetti calls “our largest public asset, forming and reflecting the character of our neighborhoods, our people, and our city.”
February 23, 2015
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Winning Bids: 7 Unbelievable Online Finds

Amassing a modern furniture collection on a budget used to require hundreds of man hours spent trawling yard sales. Now all it takes are the right keywords. Culled from our archives, here are seven instances of everyday design mavens who hit the online auction jackpot.
February 23, 2015