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13 Restaurant Designs We Love from Around the World

Eating is a well-crafted experience in the atmospheres of these superbly designed restaurants.
July 17, 2015
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This Amazingly Tiny Restaurant in an Alley Is Under 8 Feet Wide

In Córdoba, Argentina, a minuscule passageway between buildings is now home to a luminous, modern restaurant.
July 14, 2015
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Must-Visit Restaurant Design Awards Finalists

The American Institute of Architects Los Angeles has selected 15 finalists for the 11th annual Restaurant Design Awards, to be held at Dwell on Design on May 30. Here, we show off 10 of the nominees.
May 19, 2015
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The 10 Best-Designed Coffee Shops in San Francisco

The San Francisco coffee scene is as eclectic and diverse as the city itself. From modern new outcrops to adaptive reuse projects, San Franciscans celebrate the simple pleasure of drinking good coffee in interesting spaces.
April 18, 2015
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Los Angeles Cultural Heritage Commission Votes to Save Googie Design at Norms

After weeks of waiting on the Cultural Heritage Commission's nomination to designate Norms La Cienega an Historic-Cultural Monument, Googie supporters couldn't be happier with this week's vote.
March 23, 2015

Super Graphic Café Is an Ode to Wallpaper

This outpost for London's Southerden Patisserie and Café features a graphic interior designed by Eley Kishimoto and Studio MacLean.
March 5, 2015
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Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables

Some designers embrace communal seating as a part of an egalitarian philosophy, others have it thrust on them by spatial constraints. Either way, elongated tables have lately become an accepted ingredient in modern hospitality design. Checkout a few of our favorites.
February 20, 2015
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The 10 Best-Designed Bars in America

We've shared our favorite places to dine and unwind stateside, now Dwell has compiled the ten best-designed bars in America.
February 15, 2015