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The open volume of Greg Martin’s Minneapolis home is broken up to accomodate lofted sleeping quarters and more intimate ground-floor lounging spaces.

Fall Design Trend: Neutrals and Organics

This fall, we are loving neutral and organic tones. Take a look at some of these Dwell homes that really capture the concept of this trend and then check out some of our recommendations for incorporating neutrals and organics into your own home. See other fall design trends such as Warm Woods, Gold, Brass, & Copper Accents, and Comfortable Kitchens.
September 17, 2013
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7 Modern Stone Homes

While not as often associated with modernism as steel or glass, stone is indeed appreciated by modern architects, as evidenced by the following seven houses from the pages of Dwell that incorporate the material.
September 16, 2013
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8 Inspiring Minimalist Bathrooms

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.
August 5, 2013
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Material Focus: Marble

In this spotlight on materials in the modern home: marble. We examine four residences that make use of the natural stone.
July 31, 2013
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7 Architectural Preservation Projects in San Francisco

Rounding up a few remarkable renovation and preservation architecture projects in the Bay Area, courtesy of SPUR and San Francisco Architectural Heritage.
July 15, 2013
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A Look Inside a Marble Factory

We're reporting from Almeria, a province in southwestern Spain where surfaces company Cosentino is headquartered. For the past couple of days, we've gotten a first-hand look at how the company manufactures its products—natural stone and engineered surfaces Silestone and the just-announced Dekton. Here we share the journey of a natural marble slab from mountaintop to manufacturing.
June 5, 2013
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A More Natural Life

In the same fashion that we are turning to locally sourced, farm to table, slow food, our aesthetics, like our stomachs, are drawn to a simpler, cleaner, and more natural way of life. Rustic woods, supple leathers, stone, and ceramic are all contributing to the collective desire to live more slowly, more simply, and more beautifully. Check out this collection of pieces to bring this tranquil trend into your own life.
April 25, 2013
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An Idyllic Vacation Home in Greece

A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern design fan go Greek.
April 24, 2013
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Solid Table from Normann Copenhagen

Back in 2012, we reported on a marble-and-elm table by Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland. At the time, he was just finishing up school at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts and exhibited his work with other students in the Greenhouse section. Since then, the prototype has been picked up by Normann Copenhagen and was released at the 2013 Milan Furniture Fair. The piece is now available from normann-copenhagen.com.
April 15, 2013
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