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  1. Witness Half a Decade of Urban Change in Google Street View
    Superstructure

    Witness Half a Decade of Urban Change in Google Street View

    Last week, Google Maps released a new feature to Street View, making it possible to cycle through archived versions of the 360 panoramas. In addition to hours of amusement, this new form of virtual...

    written by: Brian Bruegge
    05.02.14

  2. Video Exclusive: Mobility & Design

    Video Exclusive: Mobility & Design

    There’s an evolution toward purpose-driven design, combining thoughtful vision with today’s real needs.  How will we be powering the cars of tomorrow?  Here’s a glance at Alvin Huang...

    03.11.14

  3. Mod-Inspired Home Furnishings
    Design 101

    Mod-Inspired Home Furnishings

    The 1960s mod subculture which revolved around mopeds, modern jazz and dandy fashion has grown to influence the design world in countless ways. Here are only a few home furnishings out of the many...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    11.01.13

  4. A Simple Geometric Bayfront Home in Chile
    Houses We Love

    A Simple Geometric Bayfront Home in Chile

    Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Roland Halbe
    10.16.13

  5. Made in L.A.
    In The Modern World

    Made in L.A.

    With its diverse architectural landscape and community that thrives on robust design discourse, Los Angeles is an ideal home for the annual Dwell on Design show. In June, the city will, once again,...

    04.16.13

  6. A Stylish Budget Hostel in Mexico City
    Hotels

    A Stylish Budget Hostel in Mexico City

    Grupo Habita is known for its high-design Mexican hotels, but the firm's new hostel Downtown Beds, near Mexico City's main plaza, offers a radical sense of style for the budget traveler.

    photos by: Undine Pröhl
    01.09.13

  7. In the Doghouse
    In The Modern World

    In the Doghouse

    A new project by Muji mastermind Kenya Hara celebrates the relationship between humans and dogs, one downloadable blueprint at a time.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.16.12

  8. Hideaway Cachet
    A Great Idea

    Hideaway Cachet

    A quirky mountain refuge by French designer Charlotte Perriand is an ingenious take on small-space living.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.01.12

  9. Insulated Weekend Cabin in South Africa
    Houses We Love

    Insulated Weekend Cabin in South Africa

    Eight years after construction began, this lakeside weekend home 80 miles outside Johannesburg, South Africa, received the long-awaited finishing touch that makes it an eye-catching thermal wonder.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.31.12

  10. Scandinavian Design Focus: Muuto
    Profiles

    Scandinavian Design Focus: Muuto

    Make way, Arne and Eero. Forward-looking furniture company Muuto turns the spotlight on 21st-century Scandinavian design.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.27.12

  11. Acrylic Drink Table

    Acrylic Drink Table

    While we'll always cherish the Lucite waterfall table archetype, this jaunty yet incognito little number holds a newer, I-shaped place in our hearts. 

    $179.00

  12. Nort Table

    Nort Table

    Nort is a table by young designers Jose Gomez, Hector Munoz, and Jose Ramon Tarazona, who work under the banner Estudio Estres. Their flat-pack, sustainably harvested ash and chestnut plywood kit...

  13. Piramide Rugs

    Piramide Rugs

    Alfombras Veo Veo in Alicante produces high-quality wool, silk, linen, and cotton rugs composed of triangular or cross-shaped components called Nurbs. They are sewn together to form custom Mosaico,...

  14. Estudio Estres

    Estudio Estres

    Estudio Estres is the Valencia, Spain, firm started by young designers Jose GOmez, Hector Munoz, and Jose Ramon Tarazona.

    01.20.12

  15. Folda Table and Chair

    Folda Table and Chair

    Last year, Ham & Cheese, foudned by Jordi Gisbert and Veronica Coloma in Alcoy, won immediate acclaim and the chance to work with furniture manufacturer Sancal. They returned with space-saving...

  16. Axthor

    Axthor

    Axthor is a Valencia, Spain-based manufacturer of high-quality outdoor furniture.

    01.18.12

  17. Maya Pendant Lamp

    Maya Pendant Lamp

    Maya, a modular Mermelada Estudio design, is a hexagonal, powder-coated, folded-steel pendant lamp that can be used alone or in a cluster to form a honeycomb of light. Almerich, based in Valencia,...

  18. Almerich

    Almerich

    Founded in 1943, Almerich is a Valencia, Spain-based company that produces decorative and contemporary lighting.  

    01.17.12

  19. Mermelada Estudio

    Mermelada Estudio

    Mermelada Estudio is an industrial design studio located in Barcelona and founded by Juan Miguel Juárez, Laura Blasco and Alex Estévez. Their projects could be described as a blend between...

    01.17.12

  20. T.B.T Radiator

    T.B.T Radiator

    Radiators can be central heating’s ultimate eyesore. These tubes, however, streamline the system to a series of simple lines.

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