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5 Vanities We Could Stare at All Day

Once a symbol of glamour and luxury, the vanity fell into obscurity after the mid-20th century. Today’s designers are reviving the style en masse.
March 2, 2015
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Liliana Ovalle

Liliana Ovalle designs objects to evolve with use.
February 27, 2015
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With Input from Alessi, Students Put a Modern Spin on the Standing Desk

Design students from the University of Pennsylvania traveled to Italy in January to present their winning prototype, Kabu, to Alessi President Alberto Alessi.
February 26, 2015
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Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs

These sleek woven fibre chairs are about as far from your grandpa's rocker as you can imagine.
February 23, 2015
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These Pieces Prove Why We Love Leather in Furniture

The material of the moment is leather.
February 22, 2015
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Design Trend to Watch: 3-D Weaving

Twisted cord appears in lighting and furniture pieces.
February 21, 2015
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Sling Shots: 7 Ways to Design With the Versatile Sling Chair

Think of a sling chair as having the comfort of a hammock with a dressed up sensibility. From Brazilian classics to contemporary interpretations, the following are seven hot seats.
February 20, 2015
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The Complete Dwell Guide to Eames Shellspotting

Yeah, yeah: We know. Dwell homeowners love an Eames shell chair, and our readers love to point out just how much. Still: It's an enduring modern classic for a reason. See how it works in every interior, and glean some historical facts along the way.
February 19, 2015
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This Smart Standing Desk Will Make Your Work Day Healthier

By now we've all been told of the negative impacts of sedentary office jobs. Some have gone so far as to call sitting the new smoking. Ergonomics experts recommend standing for 15 minutes every hour to help improve health and furniture maker Humanscale has developed a new app in tandem with the technology company Tome to quantify the benefits.
February 12, 2015