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  1. Propeller Island Hotel, Berlin
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    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

  2. Coffee Break: San Francisco's The Mill
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    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

  3. Commune Design Loves Japan
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    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

  4. Hotel Demetria, Guadalajara
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    Hotel Demetria, Guadalajara

    “There is a saying that if you can make a business successful in Guadalajara, you can make it successful anywhere,” says Hotel Demetria owner and architect, Iván Cordero of his...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.29.12

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. The Modern Baby: Part Three
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    The Modern Baby: Part Three

    After Utah-based nursery furnishing company Oilo garnered praise in The Modern Baby: Part One, co-founder Annalisa Thomas offered to share her favorite nursery products and tips as well. Of...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    09.20.12

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 10 Design Tumblrs We Love
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    10 Design Tumblrs We Love

    Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep you up-to-date, and occasionally say...WTF.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    12.14.12

  11. Vogue: 100 Iconic Covers
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    Vogue: 100 Iconic Covers

    We appreciate a good magazine cover here in the Dwell offices (we spend hours picking them out, after all), so it was a pleasant surprise to receive Postcards from Vogue: One Hundred Iconic Covers...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.08.13

  12. 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

  13. Celestial Seasons
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    Celestial Seasons

    As we head into the Year of the Snake celebrations this week, New York gallery Barry Friedman Ltd gears up to present contemporary Chinese artist Wang Wusheng at a solo exhibition, "Celestial Realm...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    photos by: Wang Wusheng
    02.08.13

  14. Art on the Cheap: 5 Places for Posters
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    Art on the Cheap: 5 Places for Posters

    Much like the realms of interior design and architecture, the art world can be an intimidating place. Weighing the cost of purchase and framing against wanting to avoid reproductions and rip offs...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.22.13

  15. Succulents 5 Ways
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    Succulents 5 Ways

    We look at five fresh ways to enjoy the It plants of design aficionados: succulents.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.27.13

  16. Artist Spotlight: Mark Rothko
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    Artist Spotlight: Mark Rothko

    Mark Rothko, apparent muse to Fall 2013 runway shows, has entered into the current design conversation in a major way (Nail polish company Butter London has even created a manicure style after his...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.28.13

  17. The Bookmarks of Dwell: 5 More Blogs We Love
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    The Bookmarks of Dwell: 5 More Blogs We Love

    This week’s cold weather has us spending more time on the internet than ever. Here are five fresh art and design blogs that make staying inside cozier. ...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.07.13

  18. 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

  19. Today’s Tumblr: Found by National Geographic
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    Today’s Tumblr: Found by National Geographic

    Dwell is a huge fan of Tumblrs for inspiration and pictorial satisfaction. Today, we focus on "Found," a Tumblr created by National Geographic to celebrate their 125th anniversary. Sourced from the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.12.13

  20. Design Idea of the Week: Modern Art for Dessert
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    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

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