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Beyond the kitchen is a secondary room that is a pantry, prep area, utility room, and entrance hall all in one. The standard beech-top counters from Howdens Joinery Co. are doubled up to achieve a three-inch thickness, with the rounded edges cut off.

5 Ways to Use Beech Wood at Home

Similar in appearance to maple and relatively inexpensive, beech brings a rustic look to these modern homes.
October 1, 2015
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This Kid-Friendly Home is Full of Surprises

Clad in black-stained cedar, a monolithic family home rises from its alpine setting outside Queenstown, New Zealand.
April 15, 2015
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Aalto Isn't the Only Finnish Modernist: Meet Ilmari Tapiovaara

Looking at back at the varied career of Finnish furniture designer Ilmari Tapiovaara.
December 5, 2014
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9 Kid-Friendly Furnishings We Love

Mixing imagination with function, 9 kid-friendly products offer ways to bring some fun into your home.
April 17, 2014
Modern Nakashima-inspired wooden bookshelf cabinet

Space-Saving Wood-Paneled Apartment in Manhattan

Faced with the challenge of a diminutive New York apartment in desperate need of a refresh, architect Tim Seggerman went straight to his toolbox to craft a Nakashima-inspired interior.
October 8, 2012
Modern Ruche sofa by Inga Sempe for Ligne Roset

Ruché Sofa

On a walk through Ligne Roset’s factory near Lyon, France, we track the multitude of steps, hands, and hours required to craft this very refined couch.
January 3, 2012
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Hang Around and Toss Around

A year and a half ago, three Danish powerhouse designers—Lars Holme Larsen of Kilo Design, Bjarke Ingels of BIG, and Jens Martin Skibsted of Skibsted Ideation—joined forces to create KiBiSi, an industrial- and product-design team. Earlier this year they unveiled their first project for Muuto: the Hang Around cooking set and Toss Around salad servers.
April 5, 2011
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Steelwood Chair

Magis—The Steelwood chair from Magis is a product of experience—the suppliers who punch the sheet metal for the back, which adroitly supports four legs and a beech wood seat, are among Italy’s most skilled metalworkers. Dwell talked with the manufacturers and the designers, Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, and learned, among other things, that the chair is designed for easy disassembly. The two materials—metal and wood—can be separated by undoing a few screws and recycled according to type.
January 25, 2009
“Good architecture is always about the site, never about style,” says Dieter Van Everbroeck, who used a 300-year-old beech tree as a starting point for his design.

The Tree of Ghent

Just as the famed Treaty of 1814 called for peace between the United Kingdom and the United States, the large beech tree on Dieter Van Everbroeck's property harmonizes the relationship between site and structure.
January 15, 2009