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Gifts from the Dwell Store: For the Entertainer

If you have someone on your holiday list who loves hosting anything from a book club to a dinner party, consider a gift from the Dwell Store’s guide. Including bar accessories, serveware, and accent pieces, this assortment has something for every host or hostess. Be sure to check out the Dwell Store’s complete assortment of gift guides here.
November 19, 2014
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Warm Up for Winter with a Wood-Burning Stove

Polar vortexes come and go, but the wood-burning stove is timeless. Handsome, energy-efficient, and relatively affordable, these are seven stoves that provide light and warmth in even the harshest winters.
November 19, 2014
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Universally Easy Bathroom Accessories Ideal for Renovators of All Ages

Sabi's irresistibly cute accessories line kits out a bathroom with universal ease.
November 12, 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For the Student

Help the student in your life navigate the transition to independence and adulthood—or simply get to that 9 a.m. class on time—with one of these Dwell-approved gifts.
November 7, 2014
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Kitchen and Bath Trend to Watch: Warm Metals

Warm metals have hit peak popularity in furniture and lighting—and now the kitchen and bath industry.
November 5, 2014

These Studios of Scandinavian Designers Are Bursting with Creativity

A book profiling workspaces ends up revealing the personalities of Scandinavian creatives, craftspeople, and makers.
November 4, 2014

Gifts from the Dwell Store: For the Jet Setter

This collection of gifts for the jet-setter from the Dwell Store will give you an early start to gift-buying. From busy work travelers to weekend adventurers, all of the jet setters on your list will appreciate a thoughtfully designed travel accessory. Explore the complete collection here, and view other design gift guides from the Dwell Store here.
October 29, 2014
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The World's First Ergonomic Ice Cream Scoop?

The ice cream scoop's basic features haven't changed much in over a century. It's design is so taken for granted, in fact, that it literally took a rocket scientist to improve upon it. Michael Chou is an aerospace engineer and the inventor behind the Midnight Scoop, an ergonomic scoop that is angled so that it requires minimal effort to use. Midnight Scoop raised almost 10 times its funding goal in a recent Kickstarter campaign and will be on the market in time for the holidays. Pre-order now for $50.
October 29, 2014
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Marimekko Unveils Sea-Inspired Collection

Marimekko's spring/summer 2015 collection is the first line by Finnish artist and designer Kustaa Saksi. The characteristically bright array takes on an under-the-sea theme, and features variations of two prints—one inspired by sea anemones and the other by sea grass.
October 24, 2014