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  1. How To: Bathrooms for Small Spaces
    Rooms We Love

    How To: Bathrooms for Small Spaces

    We can never get enough of great big design in tiny spaces—especially when it comes to efficient, space-saving bathrooms.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.06.14

  2. Nemo Tile

    02.13.14

  3. Q&A with Ceramist Virginie Besengez
    Interviews

    Q&A with Ceramist Virginie Besengez

    Up and coming ceramist Virginie Besengez discusses shape, space and her inspirations.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    02.11.14

  4. Hasami

    Founded by Takuhiro Shinomoto of Venice, California’s Tortoise, Hasami Porcelain blends traditional Japanese pottery with modern lines. Named for Hasami, Nagasaki—a prominent pottery region in...

    12.19.13

  5. Volcano Porcelain Tile

    Volcano Porcelain Tile

    Nemo Tile’s Volcano line of porcelain tile is a dead ringer for natural stone. Volcanic rock found in southern Italy inspired the seven available colorways like Grigio, shown above.

  6. Porcelain Gifts We Love
    Gift Guides

    Porcelain Gifts We Love

    From Flintstone-esque water jugs to pastel tea sets, these designers took a modern twist to a timeless material.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    11.06.13

  7. 8 Inspiring Minimalist Bathrooms
    House Tours

    8 Inspiring Minimalist Bathrooms

    Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.05.13

  8. Ocean-Inspired Porcelain Designs by Maria Moyer
    Product Reviews

    Ocean-Inspired Porcelain Designs by Maria Moyer

    In essence, wabi-sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection, profoundness in nature and valuing authenticity above all else. This description could accurately be used to...

    written by: Johanna Björk
    05.16.13

  9. An Unlikely Marriage
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    An Unlikely Marriage

    We can’t get enough of new design brand House of Rym, an improbable artistic combination of Tunisian craftsmanship and Swedish aesthetics. In October 2011, Tunisian entrepreneurs Rym Tounsi and...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.28.13

  10. Putikmade

    Putikmade is a pottery line started in 2012 featuring modern and simple ceramic vessels for plantings. All work is stoneware or porcelain clay, thrown on the wheel, and high fired. Each ...

    11.06.12

  11. Capitol Butter Dish from ODLCO
    Product of the Day

    Capitol Butter Dish from ODLCO

    With the Democratic and Republican conventions now over, what we've all known for months now is finally official. It's Mitt vs. Barack, impressive hair vs. impressive ears, Harvard lawyer vs....

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.08.12

  12. 3 Collections of Modern Barware
    Product Reviews

    3 Collections of Modern Barware

    The main course of a meal might receive the oohs and aahs, but as any host or hostess will attest, it’s the beverages that fuel a party and get the conversation going. This selection of...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Spencer Higgins
    08.19.12

  13. Nouma Salt & Pepper Shakers

    Nouma Salt & Pepper Shakers

    A swooping interlocking design makes for the most graceful salt and pepper shakers we've yet to discover. A contemporary sculpture in its own right, you'll want to leave this set on your tabletop...

    $48.00

  14. Buteri Butter Dish

    Buteri Butter Dish

    Rather resembling smooth ceramic loaves of artisan bread, these sweet little butter dishes come in two natural tones of brown and white.

    $60.00

  15. Marimekko's Iconic Patterns
    Product of the Day

    Marimekko's Iconic Patterns

    It's hard not to adore (and lust after) Marimekko's fabrics. In the early 1950s, as Finland continued its slow ­recovery from World War II, textile designer Armi Ratia seized the opportunity to...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.26.11

  16. Aspect Pendants

    Aspect Pendants

    Sacramento-based Schmitt Design slip-cast two pendant light silhouettes—slender and squat—in translucent porcelain that, when turned on, emit a warm glow. Fabric-wrapped cords come in...

    $380.00

  17. Colour Porcelain

    Colour Porcelain

    One of Japan’s oldest porcelain manufacturers, Arita, hired Dutch duo Scholten & Baijings to design a minimalist tabletop collection using traditional Japanese glazes like yellow ochre...

  18. Q&A: Gijs Bakker
    Interviews

    Q&A: Gijs Bakker

    As cofounder of the iconic Dutch collective Droog, industrial designer Gijs Bakker further defined the design identity of his homeland, the Netherlands, as simple and playful, conceptual but...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    05.25.10

  19. Modwalls

    Modwalls

    Modwalls® has been designing, manufacturing, selling, and making tile modern since 2005. They offer retail and trade customers a more current and colorful alternative to what is available in most...

    10.23.09

  20. Elsa + Sam

    Elsa + Sam

    elsa+sam offers only the highest quality decorative and functional dishware direct from independent designers in North America and Europe. Every product in our shop is individually crafted with...

    03.31.09

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