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  1. Contemporary Kansas Home with Wood Slatted Exterior Screen
    Houses We Love

    Contemporary Kansas Home with Wood Slatted Exterior Screen

    Architect Dan Rockhill tackled a tight budget and a steep slope to build a modern Midwest haven.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.11.13

  2. All That's Fit to Print
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    All That's Fit to Print

    After years of working as a fashion photographer, Maude Arsenault began toying with the idea of opening her own gallery devoted to photography to reunite with artists she admires or collects. At...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.02.12

  3. Designer Spotlight: Ray Eames
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    Designer Spotlight: Ray Eames

    Dwell features Eames furniture often, and it can be all too easy to see Charles and Ray Eames as an indivisible unit: they worked together, dressed similarly, and by all accounts had a perfectly...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    09.05.12

  4. Mr. Kate Sets a Dwell Table
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    Mr. Kate Sets a Dwell Table

    For this week's installment of entertaining tips, Dwell invited Los Angeles–based blogger, jewelry designer, and hostess extraordinaire, Kate Albrecht of mrkate.com over to set a table or two...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    09.04.12

  5. 2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Ladies
    Gift Guides

    2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Ladies

    With her myriad interests and discerning taste, it can be hard to shop for the lovely lady in your life. Whether you need the perfect present for your mother, sister, significant other, or yourself...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.20.13

  6. Propeller Island Hotel, Berlin
    Hotels

    Propeller Island Hotel, Berlin

    In 1997, musician Lars Storschen started renting out rooms in his house to supplement his income. Bored with the idea of a traditional guest room, Storschen created different themes for each of the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.14.12

  7. Coffee Break: San Francisco's The Mill
    Food

    Coffee Break: San Francisco's The Mill

    Although we usually focus on completed projects, it is equally interesting to check in during construction to see how a space develops. Things that our memories smooth over post-construction, like...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.14.12

  8. Commune Design Loves Japan
    Shops

    Commune Design Loves Japan

    Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los Angeles? Good idea. Partnering with Heath Ceramics? Really good idea. Working with Japanese design company Landscape Products to...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.15.12

  9. The Modern Baby: Part Four
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    The Modern Baby: Part Four

    Infant brand Oeuf has been celebrated by celebrities and design magazines alike for its sophisticated yet whimsical products for children. They have gained a solid reputation for their high-quality...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    10.09.12

  10. New York’s 20th Annual Canstruction
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    New York’s 20th Annual Canstruction

    If you are in New York City this week or next, stop by Brookfield Place in the World Financial Center Complex to celebrate design contest Canstruction's 20th anniversary. Twenty-five teams of...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.05.13

  11. Modern Mornings
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    Modern Mornings

    Admittedly, our pre-coffee state is less than cutting-edge with the new time change in effect, but these new coffee serving staples make our morning routines far more modern (if not less miserable).

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.12.13

  12. Design Idea of the Week: Modern Art for Dessert
    Food

    Design Idea of the Week: Modern Art for Dessert

    You still can’t have your modern art and eat it too, but at least you can make it into dessert with Modern Art Desserts by Caitlin Freeman of Blue Bottle Coffee Company.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.01.13

  13. Tumblr of the Day: Who Wore it Better?
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    Tumblr of the Day: Who Wore it Better?

    A clever riff on People’s “Who Wore it Best,” a series of photos comparing celebrities’ fashion choices, this Tumblr does the same with modern art.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.17.13

  14. 5 New Designs We Love from Commune
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    5 New Designs We Love from Commune

    Dwell always keeps an eye on the latest goods from Commune, an L.A. based design collective that manages to excel at everything from posters to penthouses. Here are five just released products we...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.01.13

  15. Dwell’s Tips for Modern Travelers
    Travel Reports

    Dwell’s Tips for Modern Travelers

    The Dwell editors travel far and wide searching for the newest designs to bring into each issue. See our favorite spots and modern havens around the globe with our must-read city guides.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.07.13

  16. Happy Hour Essentials: Modern Barware
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    Happy Hour Essentials: Modern Barware

    Think beyond the glassware when stocking a bar area, we recommend fun trays, upscale cheese plates, and a casual wine-pourer.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.16.13

  17. “Spoons” Mural at March in San Francisco
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    “Spoons” Mural at March in San Francisco

    Homewares and kitchen supply store March, in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood, will display Joshua Vogel’s “Spoons” Mural beginning June 6.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.28.13

  18. Jonathan Kline Sculpture at March
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    Jonathan Kline Sculpture at March

    Inspired by the black ash trees that he uses to create his sculptural pieces, Jonathan Kline is currently on exhibit with his Sculpture line at March.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.14.13

  19. 5 Can’t Miss Events at Dwell on Design
    Dwell on Design

    5 Can’t Miss Events at Dwell on Design

    We've been eagerly waiting for Dwell on Design for weeks, and as a result, we've been talking about it nonstop. Here are five events you might have missed in all of the excitement.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.20.13

  20. Improve Your Design Vocab
    Design 101

    Improve Your Design Vocab

    We searched through the Dwell archives to bring you our favorite lists of words you should know from building codes or restaurant jargon.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.27.13

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