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  1. Arch Support
    House Tours

    Arch Support

    Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect Benedetta Tagliabue.

    written by: Suzanne Wales
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel
    12.29.11

  2. Milan 2009: Sofas

    Milan 2009: Sofas

    Earlier this year, Dwell editors traveled to the Salone Internazionale del Mobile in Milan and came back with their lists and pics of the best new designs from around the world. Here are their...

    08.15.09

  3. On and On

    On and On

    In this age of iCal, a perpetual desktop or wall calendar makes timekeeping an appealingly tactile pleasure. Just don’t forget to make the manual adjustments!

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.02.11

  4. Smoke Grey Standing Cumberland Lamp

    Smoke Grey Standing Cumberland Lamp

    Set this handblown beaut directly on your side table for a low glow to light the pages of your nighttime reading.

    $130.00

  5. Edward Fields Iconics
    A Great Idea

    Edward Fields Iconics

    Edward Fields—an American carpet maker whose rugs dress the floors in the Glass House, Hollyhock House, and Lever House—recently released "Iconics," a collection of eleven...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.04.11

  6. Stacked
    Post

    Stacked

    As English writer G. K. Chesterton once declared, "A room without books is like a body without a soul." As we previously explored in Shelf Life, these five homeowners from Japan to Barcelona each...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.26.13

  7. The NoMad Hotel, New York
    Hotels

    The NoMad Hotel, New York

    One block away from the scene-making New York outpost of the Ace Hotel, in a district mostly known for its wholesale garment industry, is a Beaux Arts showstopper anchoring the corner of Broadway...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.05.12

  8. Library Style: 6 Looks at Books in the Modern World
    A Great Idea

    Library Style: 6 Looks at Books in the Modern World

    In the Kindle era, it's possible to do away with ink-on-paper books in the name of decluttering. And yet there's something about those old volumes that, for many of us, helps make a house a home....

    written by: William Lamb
    11.30.13

  9. 11 Creative Uses for Ladders
    Houses We Love

    11 Creative Uses for Ladders

    As we prepare for our November issue, which is all about small spaces, we’re thinking small, and that often means creative use of otherwise wasted space above the main floor. Getting to these...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.08.13

  10. 3 Innovative Outdoor Libraries in Russia
    Outdoor

    3 Innovative Outdoor Libraries in Russia

    Three ‘book-objects’ created by Alexander and Daria Kudmova Butahinoy of the Moscow-based Ruetemple Architectural Studio offer ways to store books and save space. Furnishing the outdoor, public...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    01.28.14

  11. Illuminated Texts
    Rewind

    Illuminated Texts

    Personally wired by Thomas Edison, J. Pierpont Morgan’s home was the first electrified residence in New York. A recent LED retrofit delivers the library into a new age.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    03.10.12

  12. 10 Minute Interview: Renzo Piano
    Interviews

    10 Minute Interview: Renzo Piano

    I met with Italian architect and Pritzker Prize winner Renzo Piano one week before the official opening of his latest museum project, an addition to the historic Isabella Gardner Museum in Boston,...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.19.12

  13. Jugs Bookmark

    Jugs Bookmark

    Put aside your Kindle, pick up a good old fashioned hardback, and keep your place without folding over the page or fumbling for a paper scrap from your bedside table. Chelsea Klein's line of...

    $9.00

  14. Hex Arrow Tiles

    Hex Arrow Tiles

    Handmade in Morocco from locally sourced materials using a traditional, 150-year-old technique, these encaustic cement tiles from Popham Design are durable and non-toxic. We love the bright kelly...

  15. Cube

    Cube

    The ideal choice for a portable fireplace solution. It’s fueled by denatured ethanol, an environmentally friendly, renewable energy. It has a stainless steel firebox, requires little...

    $5900.00

  16. By Yourshelf

    By Yourshelf

    By Yourshelf's subtle tilt drew us in. The painted steel storage and display unit is like a collection of refined cubbyholes, playful but clean and orderly. Stone Designs, a Madrid-based studio,...

    $158.00

  17. LIM Task Light

    LIM Task Light

    A revolutionary and much anticipated ultra-slim LED task light that is as fun to use as it is functional. LIM's L-shaped arm discreetly conceals an array of high-powered LED's and utilizes a magnet...

    $300.00

  18. Worknest Chair

    Worknest Chair

    The Worknest chair by les freres Bouroullecs does have an avian shape, one that hides its technical bells and whistles behind humble plumage.

    $1710.00

  19. Perf Table Lamp

    Perf Table Lamp

    A metal lampshade riddled with tiny punctures might seem couterintuitive, but the dreamy diffusion of light emitted doesn't take away from Perf's ability to cast a directed beam on your nighttime...

  20. Landcarpet USA

    Landcarpet USA

    This 100 percent New Zealand wool rug gives you the stunning plane’s eye view of America’s cultivated heartland that usually only accompanies a $7 snack box and—of course—a...

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