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A 19th-Century Live/Work Factory in New York

Whether they’re fabricating a dining chair, designing a line for West Elm, or building out a kitchen, Amy and Brandon Phillips find ways to reveal the unique histories and characteristics of the materials within their work. “We don’t believe in enshrining the past,” says Brandon, “but we don’t need to hide it either. We can respect it.”
February 18, 2014
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Lucy Marston's Timeless Farmhouse in Suffolk

When it came to designing a new home for herself and her family, one of the most important ambitions held by architect Lucy Marston was to create a sense of belonging.
February 18, 2014
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Editor’s Guide: Design in Helsinki

Adding to our design itinerary in the Finnish capital with a whirlwind tour of the city’s vibrant furniture, industrial, and ceramics design scene.
February 17, 2014
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An Australian Architect's Simple Brick House With Impressive Green Roof

With a simple brick house on a tiny lot, an Australian architect shows that style needn't be fussy or expensive.
February 16, 2014
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The Ultimate Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom

Thanks to a folding glass wall and a custom-built bed, dreams of sleeping under the stars came true for a Cincinnati, Ohio, couple.
February 15, 2014
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7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

Each week delivers many great original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top stories of the week. Take a look and see what you might have missed.
February 14, 2014
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Olympic City: Gary Hustwit on Sochi and the Afterlife of the Games

While Sochi’s true legacy is yet to be written, the questions raised by inflated budgets and shaky construction are already being debated. It’s nothing new. Generations of host cities have had to live in the shadows of the games and a find a second life for billion-dollar stadiums and sports complexes. With their ongoing Olympic City project and book, filmmaker Gary Hustwit (Urbanized, Objectified and Helvetica) and photographer Jon Pack are documenting the aftermath, to show how these massive infrastructure spending sprees leave a mark on the landscape long after the torch moves on. Hustwit sees Sochi as just the same old games.
February 14, 2014
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7 Small Beach Houses We Love

These seven properties show that when it comes to vacations homes, less can certainly be more.
February 14, 2014
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Video: Insights from Award-Winning Architect Thom Mayne

Receiving recognition for countless design achievements, including the Rome Prize Fellowship, the Neutra Medal for Professional Excellence, the Pritzker Architecture Prize, and the 2013 AIA Gold Medal, Thom Mayne is a force in creating today's built environment. Dwell is proud to feature this exclusive interview with the respected thinker and creative force, as he reveals his insights regarding his personal influences, his aesthetic perspective, and his opinions about the intersection between architecture and educational systems today. To see extended footage click here.
February 14, 2014