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The Modern Bride’s Guide to Wedding Registries

Riddle us this: Why would a couple register for fondue pots and salt spoons in 2015? Don't fret: Dwell has rounded up everything you need to know when it comes to building a house's worth of modern basics.
January 20, 2015
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A Space-Saving, Flexible Retail Design in Japan

In Tokyo, the Japanese interdisciplinary design firm Nosigner has created a space-saving retail concept for the children's shop Aeru. "The space was made to be like a living room where people could relax, rather than feel like they're in a store," says Nosigner's Mayumi Tokumoto.
January 16, 2015
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Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Antiques Dealer Joel Chen

Los Angeles-based antiques dealer Joel Chen shares his gift-shopping advice.
November 18, 2014
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Shops We Love: Quitokeeto

It might be because Quitokeeto photographs its collection of earthy ceramics, sculptural steamers, vintage kitchenware, rare honeys (yes, rare honeys), and more against deliciously milky-white marble slabs, but we're head over heels for the household supplies on its site. Heidi Swanson, the shop's curator, tells us more about her venture.
November 6, 2014
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Gifts from the Dwell Store: For the Design Seeker

This holiday season, the Dwell Store has assembled a series of gift guides to help find something for everyone on your list. This assortment of design gifts includes thoughtfully designed personal accessories and home accents alongside statement furniture and lighting. Perfect for the person on your gifting list that permanently resides on the cutting edge, this guide will satisfy even the most savvy design seeker. Discover eight distinctive gifts in this slideshow, and be sure to view the store's complete collection of gift guides.
October 27, 2014
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Must-Have Collectors Items at Brooklyn's Open Air Modern

Open Air Modern is based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but its reach extends to midcentury Scandinavia and beyond with a selection of curated vintage furniture and a hand-culled design library.
October 16, 2014
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Field + Supply Modern Craft Fair in the Catskills

On October 11 and 12, 2014, High Falls, New York, plays host to Field + Supply, a modern craft fair featuring work from a roster of Dwell favorites including Workstead, Egg Collective, The Commons, among others. "I'm really hoping to create an event in a new context where modern craft and design is elevated and taken more seriously while maintaining the spirit of a small town arts and crafts fair," organizer Brad Ford says.
September 16, 2014
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5 Places to Visit in Oslo

The Scandinavian city offers a talented but humble design scene that plays homage to the rugged Nordic climate.
August 18, 2014
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Shops We Love: Boerum House and Home, Brooklyn

Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established designers. Inside its loftlike retail space, discover new and vintage furniture, accessories, kitchenware, and more. We sent a few questions to Anthony Sperduti, a co-founder of Partners and Spade, the creative agency who worked on the store's concept, to learn a bit more about the shop, how e-commerce has impacted retail experiences, and the ultimate housewarming gift. [Editor's note: the shop has closed as of February 2015.]
August 8, 2014