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Dutch Duo Crafts Contemporary, Efficient Office Furniture

Dutch designers Makkink & Bey prove that flexible furnishings can increase efficiency in the modern workplace.
July 11, 2014
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MASHstudios Height-Adjustable Work Table

Bernard Brucha of Venice, California–based MASHstudios was inspired by 20th-century industrial design for the form of the height-adjustable work table, originally created as a custom piece for GitHub's headquarters in San Francisco.
July 9, 2014
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Mr. Chair by George Mulhauser for Plycraft

Though Plycraft was later known for making facsimiles of Eames lounge chair designs, the company hired designer George Mulhauser for a line of original seating called "Mr. Chair"—here we take a closer look at the midcentury piece.
July 7, 2014
Set of three round resin wall hooks for entryway, bathroom, or living room spaces

10 Modern American Products from the Dwell Store

In celebration of the 4th of July—and our current Dwell issue, Modern Across America—the Dwell Store has assembled a collection of products made by American designers and brands. From outdoor living products to furniture and lighting, the assortment includes everything you need to furnish your modern lifestyle. Here are ten highlights, and be sure to explore the complete collection at the Dwell Store.
July 2, 2014

Made in America: 7 Products from the Southeast

From our Modern Across America issue, check out these great products made in the Southeastern U.S. (Continue your tour with the rest of our editors' picks: Northeast, Midwest, Southwest, and Northwest)
June 30, 2014
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Home Trend: Pastel Furniture and Accessories

We live in a supercharged, electrified, and social-media-documented world. One response is to embrace the neon; another, to select a more restrained color theme. Cue desaturated pastels for the wall, floor, ceiling, or seat.
June 26, 2014
Classic and innovative teak lounger that can convert to bench or table

7 Summer Teak Products We Love

Known for its durability and water resistance, teak is a tropical hardwood commonly used in outdoor furniture. The wood features a high oil content, tensile strength, and a tight grain, making it a versatile material. Over time, teak can develop a silvery grey patina, or can be re-oiled to maintain its rich golden luster. Check out these seven teak furnishings and accessories from the Dwell Store.
June 26, 2014
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8 Striking Memphis-Inspired Designs

For the last several years, designers have been toying with a distinctly un-minimalist vision of product design. Referencing the postmodern movement of the 1980s, they incorporate mixed geometries, primary colors, and pastiche material treatments.
June 25, 2014
Ettore Sottsass Yantra series yellow Memphis style vase in the Wright 20th century design auction.

Shopping Mass Modern Auction at Wright

Chicago-based auction house Wright is well-regarded for its 20th-century furniture sales—and for discoveries of underrated modern craft. We've rounded up our top ten picks from the 2014 Mass Modern sale, many of which are available with no reserve (look for the piggy bank icon next to the estimated sale price).
June 25, 2014