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Prefab Icon: Dome of Discovery by Ralph Tubbs

With a life span of just 11 months, the prefabricated 1951 Dome of Discovery, designed by architect Ralph Tubbs for the Festival of Britain, lives on as a lost cultural icon.
March 18, 2013
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Product Spotlight: Living Tables

Bay Area plant studio Habitat Horticulture has designed plant installations for restaurants, residences, and even the California Academy of Sciences. Now, they share one of their products: the living table. Dwell chats with founder David Brenner to learn more.
March 18, 2013
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Pinterest Board of the Day: Scandinavian Design

Scandinavian design: It's colorful, it's functional, it's clean, it's optimistic. We're great fans of all things Scandi, and here, we share a few of our favorite modern design pins from our Pinterest board devoted to Scandinavian design. Enjoy, and be sure to follow the (smorgas)board!
March 15, 2013
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Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

From our favorite blogs on living small, to airstreams, inspirational backyards, a woodland retreat, secret gardens, a sunny workspace, and an off the grid beach house, we've been bringing you the latest in modern design all week. Here, we're selected a few of our most popular stories from this week. Enjoy!
March 15, 2013
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Best of Belgium

If chocolates, waffles, and frites are all you imagine comes from Belgium, you've not been paying attention. A rash of fabulous architecture, hip products, and smart shops keep us perpetually enthralled with this small Benelux nation. We continue to find reasons that this Northern European country is on par designwise with its Scandinavian neighbors, in part because so much Belgian architecture offers a playful mix of clean lines and colorful whimsy. Read on for four of our favorite projects, and one stellar guided tour of Antwerp.
March 14, 2013
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Celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Modern Style

St. Patrick's Day is this Sunday, so we've put together some great pieces to, ahem, aid you in celebration of the holiday. Enjoy the parades and festivals and invite a few friends over for a ceilidh (a gathering with traditional music, dance, storytelling, jokes, and general merriment). lá Fhéile Pádraig Sona Daoibh! (Happy St. Patrick's Day!)
March 14, 2013

Lighting Designer We Love: Michael Anastassiades

For someone whose design philosophy is "to produce exceptionally designed objects of permanent value," you'd better believe it. Originally trained as a civil engineer and a graduate of industrial design at the Royal College of Art, London-based lighting designer Michael Anastassiades has been producing pieces that masterfully combine fine detailing with honest, high-quality materials, resulting in works of elegant simplicity. The only downside is that the designer creates his fixtures in limited edition batches. We'd scurry. Before you head off though, take a look at some of the designer's pulchritudinous lighting fixtures straight ahead.
March 14, 2013
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Cuddling Up with Qi Home's Cashmere

We recently had the opportunity to get cozy with Qi Home's line of sumptuous cashmere throws.
March 14, 2013
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Dwell on Design Announces 'Pin to Win' Pinterest Design Competition

Dwell on Design is pleased to announce the first annual Pin to Win Designer Pin-spiration Competition!
March 14, 2013
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