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11 Emerging Talents You Should Know from Salone Satellite 2015

Our coverage of Milan Design Week 2015 continues with a stop at Salone Satellite, an exhibition of emerging talent from around the world.
April 22, 2015
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Best of #ModernMonday: American Kitchen and Appliance Trends

Every Monday, @dwell and @designmilk invite experts and fans to weigh in on trending topics in design. GE Appliances Design Director Lou Lenzi, John Colaneri from HGTV’s Kitchen Cousins, and design and build firm Hufft Projects joined #ModernMonday this week to discuss American kitchen and appliance trends. Check out a few of our favorite responses, and use the hashtag #ModernMonday to join the conversation next week at 1pm EST / 10am PST.
April 20, 2015
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5 Design Shops We Love in Los Angeles

Selling everything from graphic tees to modern outdoor furnishings, Los Angeles is packed full of great design shops we love.
April 17, 2015
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Modern Lighting Made in America

Dwell on Design Los Angeles will showcase hundreds of innovative, modern designs, including Southern California brand Cerno, whose lighting fixtures are all made in the U.S.A.
April 10, 2015

Marble Design: Over It, or Still in Love?

The material that's been around since ancient times isn't showing any signs of losing popularity. We take a look at seven modern designers that are making a strong case for the classic material.
April 6, 2015
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50 Reasons to Love Design Made in America

From Alabama to Wyoming, every state has design worth celebrating. In our complete Dwell guide to American-made design, we've gathered our favorite creators, destinations, and landmarks in every state of the union. Pick up our May 2015 issue, on newsstands on April 14, for many more reasons to celebrate the good old U.S.A. Tell us what we missed in the comments!
April 3, 2015
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The Retailers of American-Made Design: WorkOf

Charlie Miner and John Neamonitis, the co-founders of WorkOf, discuss the trends they've noticed in the maker community.
April 2, 2015
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8 Reasons to Love Hand-Blown Glass

When husband and wife Jeremy Pyles and Mary Welch were frustrated with the lighting options for their Manhattan home-furnishings shop—Niche—they decided to create their own pendant light for the store. It soon became the store’s most sought after option, and in 2005, Pyles and Welch launched a line of ten lights made from hand-blown glass. Niche Modern has since created more lights, and expanded its assortment to include other colorful glass objects like vases and carafes. 
April 1, 2015
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The Retailers of American-Made Design: The Commons

Erin Connelly and Kerry Clark Speake are co-founders of The-Commons, a site that sells American-made home wares. We chatted with the duo to hear their thoughts on what it's like to work with local makers.
April 1, 2015