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7 Uses of Perforated Metal

A laser cutter or water-jet cutter can add a whimsical, decorative flourish to virtually any space. Here, from Dwell's archives, are seven creative uses of perforated metal.
January 27, 2014
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7 Innovations from the 2014 International CES Part One

Here are seven striking finds from Dwell's first day roaming the sprawling floor (or floors, really) of the 2014 International CES, formerly known as the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Stay tuned for more show highlights this week.
January 9, 2014
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8 Modern Carports

Though it's sometimes looked down upon as a dowdy counterpart to its enclosed cousin, the garage, the carport is a functional and—as these examples from Dwell's archives suggest—often elegant touch that complements a modern house.
January 2, 2014
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7 Modern Spaces in the Pacific Northwest

A strong creative streak runs through the Pacific Northwest and is on vibrant display in these spaces, featured in the pages of Dwell and on Here, we venture beyond the region's major cities—Seattle, Portland and Vancouver—to see how design is flourishing in out-of-the-way places.
December 13, 2013
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7 Modern Steel Homes

Whether it's subtle accents or solid exterior facades, we examine seven modern homes that utilize the classic and durable metal, steel.
December 3, 2013
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A Picturesque Desert Prefab

Jim Murren’s prefab house in Sin City, designed by Marmol Radziner, is as artful as it is art-filled, thanks to an asymmetrical arrangement of solids and voids.
November 18, 2013
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Small Spaces in Rural Places

Living in a small space isn't restricted to city dwelling. Here are seven pint-size homes situated in far-reaching places.
November 14, 2013
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Swedish Home Designs We Love

Scandinavian design grew popular in the modern era for its simplicity and focus on minimalism. Spotlighting Sweden, Dwell looks at some of our favorite designs for the home from our friends in Northern Europe.
November 12, 2013
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Optical Illusions in Product Design

Visual illusions in design can bring a bit of magic to your modern space. From floating lamps to two-legged tables, we've gathered a few products to deceive your eyes and heighten your curiosity.
November 11, 2013