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Dwell Store Gift Guide: For Kids

Give kids with a discerning palette what they really want this holiday—a distinctive gift that they’ll enjoy throughout the year. Our gift guide includes toys, games, and even furniture. This collection has something for every kid on your list, including savvy youngsters and hard-to-please teens. Check out some of our favorite gift ideas here, and be sure to visit the complete gift guide at the Dwell Store.
November 29, 2015
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A Design Duo Made in Heaven: Norm Architects and Menu

Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Rønn founded Norm Architects, a multidisciplinary design studio, in 2008. Bjerre-Poulsen and Rønn decided on the name “Norm” because they work within the traditions and norms of Danish design, while refining them to create something new. The studio works with residential architecture, commercial interiors, industrial design, photography, graphics, and art direction. Norm Architects has joined the Menu brand—a renowned Scandinavian design company—as art directors, curating furniture and lighting collections and launching their own collections within the brand. 
November 27, 2015
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Brooklyn Designer Ashira Israel Creates Eco-Friendly, Bespoke Concrete Objects

Architectural designer and artist Ashira Israel runs the multidisciplinary Brooklyn practice In.Sek, equal parts design studio, manufacturing facility, and research lab.
November 27, 2015
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5 Modern Dining Tables Big Enough for the Whole Family

When it's time for a big meal, these well appointed dining rooms have space for even the largest guest list with tables that seat 10, 12, or even more.
November 25, 2015
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4 Kitchens Designed for Accessibility

Built with universal design principles, these kitchens can be enjoyed by all.
November 25, 2015
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5 Modern Homes In Atlanta

A sprawling city that conjures up images of rustic porches, Atlanta is also home to many modern dwellings.
November 24, 2015
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7 Minimalist All-White Interiors

These luminous spaces showcase the virtues of a simple aesthetic.
November 24, 2015
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How to Design With Maps

Carefully crafted to convey a trove of information, maps can also be excellent tools in the interior designer's repertoire. Whether abstract or richly detailed, they can greatly shape any room in the house.
November 24, 2015
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5 Small Spaces with Flexible Furniture

These homes demonstrate how to maintain a high quality of life even when space is at a minimum.
November 23, 2015