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  1. Travel Accessories

    Travel Accessories

    Associate Editor Miyoko Ohtake: For the past few months, I’ve been in a Japan state of mind. This December, my sister and I are heading to the archipelago of our ancestors—our...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.16.09

  2. Pet Accessories

    Pet Accessories

    When thinking of gifts ideas for your loved ones during the holidays, one family member not to be forgotten is your adoring pet. I’ve picked some of my favorite accessories for your stylish...

    written by: Fida Sleiman
    11.20.09

  3. Kitchen Wishlist

    Kitchen Wishlist

    Editor Sarah Rich: "I'm an enthusiastic collector of kitchen tools and cookbooks from decades past. Whether it's a brightly colored enamel corkscrew or a recipe compilation from Gold Rush-era...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    11.20.09

  4. Gentlemen's Accoutrements

    Gentlemen's Accoutrements

    Editor Aaron Britt: I'm a firm believer that good design should extend beyond merely one's living space to, if possible, one's very self. And so I set about curating a collection of the design...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.20.09

  5. Books and Films

    Books and Films

    Editor-in-Chief Sam Grawe: Although I gave up writing Christmas lists long ago, the following is what I would ask for if I were writing to Santa today. I can quite literally spend many hours...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    11.20.09

  6. Last Minute Ideas for Kids

    Last Minute Ideas for Kids

    We are a family that loves Nerf guns, whoopee cushions and arcade prizes as much as the next one, but they always end up in the trash too soon due to their lack of longevity. After going through...

    written by: Erika Heet
    12.19.09

  7. Mid-Century Furniture for Kids

    Mid-Century Furniture for Kids

    Twee Womb chairs and tiny Tulip tables are not a recent fad invented by design blogs and enterprising modern furniture manufacturers—kid-size replicas of iconic pieces have always been de...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    01.22.10

  8. Tools of the Trade

    Tools of the Trade

    All serious cooks have one do-or-die utensil that they simply cannot live without—be it extralong ryoribashi or a dimpled copper pot for melting butter. We canvassed professionals and...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    01.02.10

  9. Room & Board Finds

    Room & Board Finds

    Last week I took a little bus trip down to San Francisco's Design District to have a peek at what's new, and fairly new, from mod furniture purveyor Room & Board. I met up with Joe Darling who...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.09.10

  10. South Africa: Design Indaba 2010

    South Africa: Design Indaba 2010

    The annual Design Indaba Expo, held last weekend in Cape Town, South Africa, focuses solely on domestic talents. Some of these designs are available in American outlets like Anthropologie,...

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.01.10

  11. Affordable Pop Art

    Affordable Pop Art

    One thing I am always asked about is where to find original art. Some of the earliest memories I have involve lining my bedroom walls with band posters, and I still carry that impulse with me when...

    03.03.10

  12. Teapots and Tea Kettles

    Teapots and Tea Kettles

    When I started entertaining at my upstate house I was stunned that many people don't drink coffee. Life without coffee? Never! But with more and more houseguests requesting tea, I decided to go a...

    03.10.10

  13. Five Easy Pieces

    Five Easy Pieces

    Looking for a way to breathe a little new life into your living room, but don’t have the ducats? Sometimes the introduction of one new element—–be it in the realm of lighting,...

    04.07.10

  14. The Full Spectrum

    The Full Spectrum

    Dwell senior editor Aaron Britt delves into color through the decades in "The Full Spectrum" - offering up a whimsical introduction to the power of color and a practical guide to original...

    08.02.10

  15. 9 Dish Drainers

    9 Dish Drainers

    Dishes don't dry on their own and when you don't have a kitchen full of helpful towel-equipped guests at the ready, you're going to need a drying rack on which to place your freshly washed plates....

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.10.10

  16. Turkey Day Tableware

    Turkey Day Tableware

    It's just about turkey time so in the spirit of the holiday, we've put together some of our favorite tableware and serving plates to ease the kitchen-to-dining room heavy lifting.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.22.10

  17. Birthday Fête Essentials

    Birthday Fête Essentials

    It's my favorite day of the year: My birthday. And for this very special holiday (yes, I consider it so), I've rounded up the perfect products for any fête d'anniversaire—especially...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.29.10

  18. Modern Jewelry

    Modern Jewelry

    Ever since I was a little girl, I have had an adoration for jewelry. So much so, I used to have a pretend shop in my room and I would sell my grandmother her own jewelry. I decided to select...

    written by: Leah King
    12.02.10

  19. Eco-Friendly for the Caffeine Lover

    Eco-Friendly for the Caffeine Lover

    Some might describe me as fanatical about coffee, but I call it a deep appreciation! The items I have chosen for Dwell's Holiday Gift Guide represent my favorite finds, a few practical, but all...

    written by: Brian Karo
    12.02.10

  20. Gifts for a Photographer

    Gifts for a Photographer

    I'm a photography student, so I am immersed in all things visual and functional for that world at the moment. Here's a list of 10 items desired by Academy of Art Photography Students in the Arbus...

    written by: Meigan Canfield
    12.02.10

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