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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
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5 Dramatic Yet Tiny Backyard Buildings

These creative outbuilding designs give new meaning to the phrase "business in the front, party in the back."
November 23, 2015
Manhattan loft apartment near Union Square by Resolution 4 Architecture with Hans Wegner chairs and wood dining table.

5 Modern Dining Rooms with Wishbone Chairs

Hans Wegner's classic design is a staple in many modern dining setups.
November 23, 2015
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Dwell Store Gift Guide: For Him

He knows what he likes, and he likes things he can use. Show you appreciate his love of purposeful products by getting him a gift from our collection, like a minimalist bottle opener or a classic duffle bag. These seven picks are all Made in America, which we think the men on your list will appreciate. And be sure to visit the complete For Him Gift Guide over at the Dwell Store.
November 22, 2015
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8 Housewarming Gifts New Homeowners Actually Need

These ideas from the
November 22, 2015
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9 Accessories for the Modern Dorm Room

All available on the Dwell Store, these designs represent the best products for grads and undergrads alike. They're also listed in our most recent special issue—Editor's Best 2015, now on newsstands—where showcase over 200 pages of gift ideas, curated collections, and more.
November 21, 2015
Glass walls and wood patio on midcentury Portland house painted black

6 Modern Houses in Portland

While primarily imagined as a cultural bastion, Portland is also a hub for architectural excellence.
November 20, 2015