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  1. Designer Spotlight: Ray Eames
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    Designer Spotlight: Ray Eames

    Dwell features Eames furniture often, and it can be all too easy to see Charles and Ray Eames as an indivisible unit: they worked together, dressed similarly, and by all accounts had a perfectly...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    09.05.12

  2. A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning
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    A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning

    At America's first urban planning conference, held in New York in 1898, a British planner asked whether he and his colleagues were striving for beautiful people or beautiful cities. Is urban...

    written by: Amanda Erickson
    09.05.12

  3. Mr. Kate Sets a Dwell Table
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    Mr. Kate Sets a Dwell Table

    For this week's installment of entertaining tips, Dwell invited Los Angeles–based blogger, jewelry designer, and hostess extraordinaire, Kate Albrecht of mrkate.com over to set a table or two...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    09.04.12

  4. The Making-of Balloon Bowls
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    The Making-of Balloon Bowls

    A trip to Brussels earlier this year included an afternoon visit to Studio With a View, a collective workshop shared by an architect, two photographers, and five designers. While there, I ...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.04.12

  5. Future Classics, Circa 2050?
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    Future Classics, Circa 2050?

    It's something every designer, design writer, and design collector wonders constantly: Will this piece of furniture I made/ hailed in print/ bought still be in vogue in ten (or fifty) years' time?...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.02.12

  6. The Modern Baby: Part Two
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    The Modern Baby: Part Two

    For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent, Summer Robertson. Fawn&forest was founded two years after the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.31.12

  7. Goodbye, Cubicle: An Office Designed for Collaboration
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    Goodbye, Cubicle: An Office Designed for Collaboration

    In an age where offices come with ping pong tables and private conference rooms are built with transparent glass walls, the company building management company WeWork seeks to create...

    written by: Emily Nonko
    08.30.12

  8. Editor-Approved Labor Day Playlist
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    Editor-Approved Labor Day Playlist

    This month, to coincide with our September 2012 "Entertaining" issue, dwell.com is covering all aspects of entertaining from tabletop goods to cocktail recipes. Nothing ensures a...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.30.12

  9. Dwell in the Social World
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    Dwell in the Social World

    Join the daily design conversation online with us! Each of our social platforms offers unique discoveries and behind-the-scenes snapshots, updated 24/7 by the Dwell creative team.  

    written by: Sara Ost
    08.29.12

  10. Entertaining Tips from Dwell Contributors
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    Entertaining Tips from Dwell Contributors

    It took a small army of contributing writers and photographers to bring the stories in our first-ever entertaining issue, Open House (September 2012), to life. Many are consummate hosts themselves...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.29.12

  11. The Modern Baby: Part One
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    The Modern Baby: Part One

    Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home. And not only can infants fit in, they can provide just the excuse to take modernism to a different level. We chat with Joana McKenna, the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.26.12

  12. A Look at Living Machine Systems
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    A Look at Living Machine Systems

    Recently, Dwell had the opportunity to tour the San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission headquarters, which seemed appropriate as we gear up for the special bathrooms and spas issue ...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.24.12

  13. 7 Airstreams We Love
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    7 Airstreams We Love

    In our September 2012 "Open House" issue, we covered the renovated airstream of Austin, Texas's Stubb's. With the help of designer Burton Baldridge, the renowned concert venue...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.21.12

  14. 3 Tips for Mid-Century Modern Collectors
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    3 Tips for Mid-Century Modern Collectors

    One of the great pleasures of visiting the McKenzie Residence in our September 2012 story "Borrego Springs Eternal," is owner Stacey Chapman Paton's collection of mid-century furniture...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.20.12

  15. 7 Vintage Design Picks from Etsy
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    7 Vintage Design Picks from Etsy

    While trawling Etsy for to find some vintage collectibles, these items stood out for their affordability and good looks. So in the event that you can't scour through flea markets and antique stores...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.19.12

  16. Democratic Design: The Work of Le Van Bo
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    Democratic Design: The Work of Le Van Bo

    Van Bo Le-Mentzel arrived on the shores of Germany as a young refugee from Laos. He was fascinated by Spiderman and dreamed of the day when he could help the helpless. Today, he still prefers to...

    written by: Caia Hagel
    08.17.12

  17. Product Design by Femme Den
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    Product Design by Femme Den

    At this point, it's virtually ingrained in the popular consciousness: “Women make up 50 percent of the population and 85 percent of purchase decisions," says Karena Cameron of Femme Den,...

    written by: Carren Jao
    08.16.12

  18. Announcing the Love What You Do Contest Finalists
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    Announcing the Love What You Do Contest Finalists

    The votes are in! With your help, we have selected five finalists chosen from over 900 entries. Of these five, one lucky design lover will receive a $5,000 grant from Dwell and Dyson to pursue...

    written by: Sara Ost
    08.14.12

  19. How to Throw a Great Party in Six Steps
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    How to Throw a Great Party in Six Steps

    We captured the highlights of a recent party at Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery's Los Angeles house for our September 2012 story "American Pastoral." As evidenced in the magazine and our...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Catherine Ledner
    08.13.12

  20. Rossana Orlandi on Design
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    Rossana Orlandi on Design

    Come Milan design week, Spazzio Rossana Orlandi is one of the most popular galleries in which to spy new ideas. This year, editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron stopped into the former tie factory to hear...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.06.12

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