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6 Frank Gehry Designs in Modern Homes

Frank Gehry could easily be the world's most famous North American architect but he doesn't neglect the little things: he has designed numerous household products, from lighting to chairs. See just a few in some of the homes Dwell has covered!
September 18, 2015
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9 Konstantin Grcic Designs in Modern Homes

Based in Munich, Konstantin Grcic is a prolific designer who has collaborated with multiple manufacturers; his work has also been the subject of several solo exhibitions. Sample just a few of his designs in these nine contemporary homes!
September 17, 2015
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5 Modern Overhead Lighting Solutions

Lighting is one of the easiest ways to change the look of a room. Here are five modern rooms that don't neglect the ceiling—and the results are illuminating from the top down.
August 4, 2015
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How to Turn Hardware Store Finds Into an Inspired Light Fixture

Using easy-to-find components, designer Joel Evey makes the latest incarnation of his sculptural-yet-functional Lighht series of fixtures, exclusively for Dwell.
June 15, 2015

Classic Desk Lamp from 1934 Remade with Modern Details

British lighting company Anglepoise has been producing lamps since the early 1930s, including its renowned Original 1227 Desk Lamp. Anglepoise has rereleased the classic design, updating it with brass details, heritage-inspired colors, and woven cables.
June 8, 2015
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7 Shining Solutions for Hanging Pendants

These seven homes are shining examples of how to design with pendant lights.
May 12, 2015
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7 Contemporary Designs from Croatia

WantedDesign presents a showcase of contemporary Croatian design.
April 27, 2015
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7 Industrial Lighting Options We Love

When it comes to illuminating your interior spaces, consider adding an industrial lamp to give the room a modern, urban look. Whether you live in a traditional home or a sleek loft, industrial lighting adds functional light with an edgy slant that can be visually arresting or subtle and minimalist. Check out some of our favorite lights from the Dwell Store.
April 14, 2015
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19 Must-See Things at Salone del Mobile 2015

The designerati is soon to descend upon Milan for the 54th edition of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile fair. From emerging talent exhibiting at Satellite, to offsite events and installations, the annual fair does not disappoint. We've gathered a handful of our favorite pieces that will be on view from April 14–19, 2015. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook for updates from the fair and stay tuned for more posts on
April 10, 2015