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6 Castiglioni Designs in Modern Homes

Achille Castiglioni was an influential Italian designer who worked with a broad range of products, from watches to stereos and—most famously—lighting fixtures. He established his studio in 1994 with his brothers Livio Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglion; their iconic designs still grace modern homes today.
December 1, 2015
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5 Light-Filled Homes with Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

Trust us, these jumbo-sized views are worth the extra Windex.
November 30, 2015
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Cyber Monday Round Up: 9 Sale Picks from the Dwell Store

While you’re searching high and low for the best online deals today, be sure to visit the Dwell Store, where select items are up to 50% off. The store is also featuring 20% off RS Barcelona products, including the statement making You and Me Ping Pong Table until December 7, 2015. Iittala and Artemide products are also on sale for 20% off through tomorrow, December 1, 2015.
November 30, 2015
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6 Jean Prouvé Designs in Modern Homes

Originally trained as a metal worker, Jean Prouvé's diverse career ranged from architectural design (including numerous prefab projects) to furniture. We've collected some of his pieces as they appear in six modern homes.
November 30, 2015

The Arco Lamp: A Modern Marvel

Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni’s Arco Lamp is one of the most recognizable pieces of modern lighting. Inspired by a street lamp, the Arco was designed in 1962 as a revolutionary way to provide overhead lighting without ceiling suspension. To celebrate over fifty years of continuous production, Flos is featuring the original Arco Lamp at $1,000 off of the regular price for one day only: Cyber Monday, November 30, 2015.  Be sure to stop by the Dwell Store on Monday to take advantage of this rare opportunity.
November 29, 2015
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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