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7 Shining Pendants to Brighten Your Home This Winter

As the days grow shorter, look to these modern pendants from the
November 19, 2015
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7 Easily-Portable Lights for Indoors and Outdoors

With the days getting shorter, homes may be suffering from an acute (and depressing) lack of illumination. These seven lights (which range from cutting-edge LEDs to old-fashioned candles) can quickly remedy any shortage of brightness, both within and without any dwelling.
November 16, 2015
The office includes the Living Tower designed by Verner Panton for Vitra.

6 Verner Panton Designs in Modern Homes

A pioneer of unconventional aesthetics and plastic injection molding, Danish designer Verner Panton is probably best known for his eponymous, curving, colorful chairs. However, Panton is much more than that signature seat: he designed entire psychedelic rooms and interiors in the 1960s and 1970s. His work runs the gamut from small lighting fixtures to body-enveloping furniture.
November 4, 2015
Monochromatic Loft Room in Copenhagen Townhouse

5 Muuto Designs in Modern Homes

Muuto continues the long Scandinavian tradition of modern, organic, functional design. Explore these example of their lighting, furniture, and more.
October 27, 2015
The classic yellow Robin Day chairs from Habitat perfectly complement the purple Jack light by Tom Dixon. Piers designed and built the table when he was in architecture school.

6 Tom Dixon Designs in Modern Homes

Simple and sculptural, explore how these Tom Dixon pieces shape the space around them.
October 26, 2015
Custom metal "border table" furniture by Oki Sato of Nendo at the Gyre Gallery

Japanese Designer Reimagines the Relationship Between Architecture and Furniture

According to Oki Sato of multidisciplinary firm nendo, filling any room with mass-produced furniture leaves the space dull and "evened out." When every design is crafted to fit any context, everything looses its edge. Sato's striking and minimalist pieces, now appearing in a Tokyo gallery, challenge us to approach furniture differently.
October 12, 2015
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9 Flos Lights in Modern Homes

Founded in 1962 in Italy, Flos has built a reputation for unique lighting designs that range from sculptural centerpieces to humble task lights. The company works with leading designers—from Patricia Urquiola to Marcel Wanders—to create its products.
September 21, 2015
Designer and Moooi cofounder Marcel Wanders, keynote speaker at 2015 Dwell on Design LA.

Marcel Wanders and the Best from our 2015 DODLA Speaker Series

Explore the work and ideas of 2015 DODLA's speakers, from Marcel Wanders' design philosophy to Michel Rojkind's Mexico City architecture.
September 20, 2015
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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