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7 Rosy Design Flourishes We Love

Our passion for these seven red accents burns hot.
February 12, 2015

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For the Student

Help the student in your life navigate the transition to independence and adulthood—or simply get to that 9 a.m. class on time—with one of these Dwell-approved gifts.
November 7, 2014
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Mountaintop Modern

A couple's investment of sweat equity pays dividends in a mountainside house in southwestern Colorado
March 12, 2014
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Valet Houndstooth by Atelier-D

Dapper chaps, you have now got the perfect modern perch for your duds, the Valet Houndstooth by Atelier-D. If you're tossing your togs on the floor tonight, you can only blame yourself.
July 26, 2013
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13 Affordable High-Design Chairs

There are lots of handsome chairs out there, but sitting beauties that cost $250 or less are a rarer breed. Our picks run the gamut from traditional (the wooden, Shaker-inspired Salt or the Thonet-designed Era, the quintessential cafe chair) to the downright futuristic (we’re looking at you, oddly anthropomorphic Dr. Yes). We sat, swayed, shook, stacked; we hefted them into the air; we typed, ate, and made grand conversational hand gestures. Here’s how they stood up in our sitting showdown.
March 7, 2011
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His-Her Collage and Ceramics Studio

Just as water and oil don’t mix, neither do the crafts of collage and ceramics. Nevertheless, a combination of the two was precisely what one creative couple living on Long Island requested when they contacted tbd design studio in the late 2000s. “Collage is all paper and glue, and pottery is all dust and moisture; those are terrible things together,” says designer Joshua Weiselberg, who went on to accept the project with his design partner Selin Semaan. On a site with just 700-square-feet of buildable space, the designers intersected two rectangular boxes to bring the artists—but not their materials—together.
February 22, 2011
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Mimi Cahalan's "Good Long Look"

In 2008, Mimi Cahalan, a Santa Cruz, California-based artist, was commissioned to create a piece of art to line the outdoor entranceway to the Lido Apartments in Santa Monica, California. After months of design and fabrication work in her garage-cum-studio, the piece, titled "Good Long Look," was installed and unveiled to the public earlier this year.  
April 2, 2009
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A Bolder Key Holder

We recently received a letter from Dwell reader Paula Pollachek asking for suggestions for a container in which to “collect all of your belongings, like keys, phone, and wallet, in one place for one person.” Here are some obvious, and not-so-obvious, options.
January 22, 2009
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