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  1. Shop the Look: Perforated Furniture
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    Shop the Look: Perforated Furniture

    Embrace negative space with these seven furniture and lighting picks that pack a punch (out). And for more perforated metal, see our roundup of cut-out architecture.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.12.14

  2. 8 Furniture Designs Made With Mind-Bending Materials
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    8 Furniture Designs Made With Mind-Bending Materials

    The story of modern furniture design can't be separated from material technology. Ever since Charles and Ray Eames discovered a molding process to create curvaceous pieces of plywood, innovations...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.08.14

  3. Modern Furniture Designer Continues Her Family Tradition
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    Modern Furniture Designer Continues Her Family Tradition

    Shuttling between her Paris apartment and her German workshop, Gesa Hansen strikes a balance while continuing a family design tradition.

    written by: Sally McGrane
    08.29.14

  4. Iconic Furniture Designs by Josef Albers
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    Iconic Furniture Designs by Josef Albers

    Bauhaus member and modernist pioneer Josef Albers was best known as an influential color theorist, writer, teacher, and painter. But the artist took his exploration of color into furniture design,...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    08.27.14

  5. Wooden Furniture Handcrafted in Minnesota
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    Wooden Furniture Handcrafted in Minnesota

    Matt Eastvold founded Eastvold Furniture 11 years ago, but the Minnesota native says he'd been doing woodworking as a hobby long before that. The furniture maker designs and creates heirloom...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    08.14.14

  6. Knoll + Barber Osgerby's Modular Sofa Collection
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    Knoll + Barber Osgerby's Modular Sofa Collection

    Edward Barber of British studio Barber Osgerby tells us the background on the modular seating line his firm designed for Knoll.

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.14.14

  7. Dutch Duo Crafts Contemporary, Efficient Office Furniture
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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.

    written by: Jane Szita
    07.11.14

  8. MASHstudios Height-Adjustable Work Table
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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...

    written by: Erika Heet
    07.09.14

  9. Mr. Chair by George Mulhauser for Plycraft
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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...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.07.14

  10. 10 Modern American Products from the Dwell Store
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    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...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    07.02.14

  11. Home Trend: Pastel Furniture and Accessories
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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...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.26.14

  12. 7 Summer Teak Products We Love
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    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...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    06.26.14

  13. 8 Striking Memphis-Inspired Designs
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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,...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.25.14

  14. Shopping Mass Modern Auction at Wright
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    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...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.25.14

  15. Shop the Dwell Store's Dwell on Design Pop-Up
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    Shop the Dwell Store's Dwell on Design Pop-Up

    For the first time since launching online in November 2013, the Dwell Store had a physical presence at Dwell on Design Los Angeles from June 20–22, 2014. The curated collection of products included...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    06.25.14

  16. WorkOf: Building a Community of Brooklyn Makers
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    WorkOf: Building a Community of Brooklyn Makers

    In the spirit of our Modern Across America issue, we sat down with WorkOf, a New York duo working to unify talented manufacturers.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    06.16.14

  17. 9 Products for a Better Workspace from NeoCon 2014
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    9 Products for a Better Workspace from NeoCon 2014

    It can be slightly amusing that during NeoCon, the massive commercial furniture fair where vendors push solutions for a more serene office environment, the bustling atmosphere is anything but...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    06.11.14

  18. 10 Things We Loved at NeoCon 2014
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    10 Things We Loved at NeoCon 2014

    Cool, creative designs at NeoCon 2014 bring a welcome reorganization to the workplace.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    06.10.14

  19. 14 Smart Designs Made in the U.S.A.
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    14 Smart Designs Made in the U.S.A.

    The 2014 edition of our annual Made in America issue, coming to newsstands soon, features the best regional products from the U.S. of A. Here, check out even more American-made finds, handpicked by...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    06.09.14

  20. 5 Framed Sofas and Armchairs
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    5 Framed Sofas and Armchairs

    Structure comes forward in this armada of architecturally inclined sofas and armchairs.

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.04.14

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