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An Enclave of Modern Cottages in New York's Hudson Valley

At Hudson Woods, architect Drew Lang creates a modern community with a strong local flavor.
November 12, 2014
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The Future is Here: Self-Assembling Furniture Powered by Mini Robots

Arranging and rearranging furniture isn’t uncommon, but what if your chairs and tables could anticipate your needs and reconfigure themselves? Roombots, a project from Ecole Polytechnique Federerale de Lausanne (EPFL) that was funded by the Swiss NCCR in Robotics, explores simple modular robots that create moving, self-assembling furniture.
November 11, 2014

These Studios of Scandinavian Designers Are Bursting with Creativity

A book profiling workspaces ends up revealing the personalities of Scandinavian creatives, craftspeople, and makers.
November 4, 2014
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How to Find the Perfect Modern Bar Stool

There’s no denying the appeal of a seat at the bar; it’s where everybody knows your name, after all. As a design element at home, it offers a more casual and space-efficient alternative to formal dining. Robin Standefer and Stephen Alesch, principals of the New York design firm Roman and Williams, dispense expert advice on how to shop for a stool. Then we review the six seats that earned the Dwell seal of approval.
November 4, 2014
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A Clever System Turns Nearly Anything into a Shelf

Two Detroit-based designers create a brilliant system that turns nearly any flat surface into a shelf or table. We go behind the scenes to see how the products are made.
November 3, 2014
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Designer Celebrates Los Angeles with Local Design Approach

Armen Sevada Gharabegian, head of Los Angeles–based Lounge22 and Ethos Design, shares his philosophies on the importance of working locally.
October 31, 2014

The New Language of Latin American Design

An exhibition showcases the experimental edge of the region's design culture.
October 20, 2014
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Must-Have Collectors Items at Brooklyn's Open Air Modern

Open Air Modern is based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but its reach extends to midcentury Scandinavia and beyond with a selection of curated vintage furniture and a hand-culled design library.
October 16, 2014
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Behind the Studio: A Closer Look at Brooklyn's Juniper Design

Founded in 2011 in Brooklyn, Juniper is a design and manufacturing studio. Juniper was launched by Shant Madjarian, who left a career in finance to use the tools he’d acquired as a businessman to launch a company that he was passionate about. Focused on the tenet that great design has the potential to change people’s lives and should be accessible, Juniper works closely with designers to create products that are useful, minimalist, and elegant. Juniper will be one of the featured designers at the Dwell Store installation at Dwell on Design NY.
October 8, 2014
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