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The Hunt: Modern Trash Cans

Litter bin, trash receptacle, garbage can—there are many ways to say it, and many poor examples of the genre. Here we find a few examples that prove finding the perfect container for your trash isn't, ahem, a waste.
February 4, 2014
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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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A Prize-Winning Renovation in Rotterdam

Kaan Architecten has been awarded 2013 a Benelux Aluminum Award for sustainable renovation in the non-residential buildings category for its painstaking refurbishment of a building in central Rotterdam.
January 25, 2014
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A Brooklyn Couple Rehabilitate a 19th-Century Duplex

A couple gets their hands dirty in Brooklyn by rehabilitating a 19th-century tenement to reveal decades of layers and scores of possibilities.
January 21, 2014
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"Quake" Exhibit Explores Intersection of Architecture and Engineering

A New York exhibition explores where architecture and engineering meet to design for earthquake zones.
January 17, 2014
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Modern House Numbers

Like doorknobs, mailboxes, and fencing, house numbers are crucial for broadcasting a home's essential modern-ness. Neutra is a guaranteed winner, font-wise, but consider a few other modern options.
January 15, 2014
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Samsung's New Kitchen Appliances are Chef-Tested, Chef-Approved

For a new line of premium kitchen appliances, Samsung pushes design over connectivity.
January 12, 2014

7 Innovations from the 2014 International CES Part Two

Here is a quick roundup from days two and three of our roaming the floor at the 2014 International CES in Las Vegas.
January 10, 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