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6 Homes Fit for Chefs

We can learn a thing or two from foodies about kitchen design, as the following modern Dwell kitchen-centric homes—the stuff that culinary dreams are made of—so elegantly prove.
October 15, 2013
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Jens Risom Furniture We Love

“Good design is something that pleases the eye,” says Jens Risom. The Danish designer has indeed created many eye-pleasing furnishings, including the most iconic of his designs, the eponymous lounge chair, among the first to be produced by Knoll. Here are examples of his designs in situ, including in his own family home on Block Island, Rhode Island.
October 3, 2013
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101 The Modern Office

Swamped by TPS reports? Driven to distraction by your cubicle mate? Don't let office life get you down—instead, look to these examples of modern workplaces to put some pep into your proverbial step.
October 1, 2013
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6 Ways to Design with Marc Newson

Can’t afford to drop $2 million on a Marc Newson Lockheed Lounge? Relax, for to follow is a study of rooms from the pages of Dwell that incorporate a range of designs by the modern industrial master.
September 21, 2013
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Architecture and Design Longreads

You might have come to know and love Dwell through the stunning modern homes featured throughout the magazine's 12-year history but interspersed between the interiors stories and idea books are informative pieces on design history and critical pieces on contemporary issues. Take a deeper dive into modernism in via this collection of essays.
September 13, 2013
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6 Ways to Add Throw Pillows

They haven’t always been in design favor, but throw pillows, when done right, can add warmth, color, and texture to a room like nothing else can. Six designers show us how.
September 11, 2013
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Brazilian Design 101

Don’t know your Tonico from your Mole? Fear not, as today we offer a Cliffs Notes of basic Brazilian furniture design, including the top names associated with Brazil and the pieces they are known for. Let us know what your favorites are. Viva Brasilia!
August 19, 2013
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How to: Appreciate and Collect Art

From meeting the designer behind your old college Dylan poster to an introduction to high-end art collecting, Dwell shares a few of our favorite articles on art and art collecting.
August 5, 2013
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How To Navigate Modern Building Codes

Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning and implementing building codes.
July 29, 2013
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