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Game On! 8 Designs for the Modernist at Play

For young designers, making their mark with great furniture and lighting is a must—but creating a well-designed game is a very fun bonus. Taking cues from art-edition games of the past, like Man Ray's famous chess board, here are a few sets to encourage well-designed play.
November 25, 2013
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7 Lust-Worthy Living Rooms

Ahhh the living room, or should we say the everything room. It's your respite from the world, the place you kick your shoes off and curl up on the couch after a long day, sometimes dinging room, often entertainment room, and even guest room in a pinch. We all want our living rooms to reflect the best of our personal style, after all they are the rooms we really live in, but sometimes we need a little inspiration from others. Here, we've gathered seven of our current favorites to give you some great ideas for your own space.
November 13, 2013
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A Renovated Loft in SoHo

Confronted with an historic loft in New York's SoHo district in need of an update, architects Bronwyn Breitner and Luigi Ciaccia executed a gut renovation to introduce more natural light throughout the interior while honoring the original character of the former industrial space. Though the loft was close to 2,300 square feet, the long and narrow footprint—23 feet by 100 feet—was a challenge. "By punching holes in walls and aligning site lines with the windows, we were able to create privacy to meet the clients' needs while also providing a sense of light and expansion from the common areas," says Breitner, co-founder of the firm 590BC. We detail the design moves in the following slideshow.
November 13, 2013
Venice Home: Indoor/Outdoor Living Space

360 Panoramic Tour: Venice Home

We previously featured a 19-part start to finish home design series by designer Sebastian Mariscal. Homeowner Michael Sylvester sought to maximize the modern aesthetic of his future home incorporating a design lifestyle centered on an indoor/outdoor theme. Click here to take an interactive tour of this beautiful home in a Dwell 360 panorama.
November 7, 2013
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Modern Media Storage & Display

When you've taken the time and given so much thought to the design and aesthetic of your home it's almost a shame to have to incorporate a television, and yet we just can't pry ourselves away from the latest episode of that one show we all love. Here, six homeowners and one expert demonstrate how to fit a TV into your home and still retain a beautiful interior design.
November 5, 2013
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A Sophisticated Renovation in Montreal

A simple space becomes sophisticated with a single ornate gesture.
November 1, 2013
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A Color-Drenched Brooklyn Brownstone

Portland-based studio Jessica Helgerson Interior Design rehauled a Brooklyn brownstone with furnishings and finishes in bold colors and tactile materials. Dwell checks in with lead designer Chelsie Lee to get the scoop on the furniture and fittings.
October 31, 2013
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9 Tips for Loft Living

Wide open living space is hugely appealing, at least until you have to figure where to store your stuff, and how to separate the bedroom from the kitchen. Here are nine tricks gleaned from the Dwell archives.
October 18, 2013
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8 Ways to Decorate with Herman Miller Furniture

Herman Miller is the Michigan-based manufacturer of all things modern—along with Knoll, and a handful of other companies, one of the grandparents of American modernism.
October 2, 2013
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