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  1. Piping Hot

    Piping Hot

    Even the fluffiest sofa looks sporty and tailored when outlined in crisp edging. Whether zigzagged, contrast-stitched, or piped, the latest trend in upholstered furniture has us examining the seams.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.19.12

  2. Bookworm Diaries

    Bookworm Diaries

    From shelves that hold art periodicals to a slim-lined LED floor lamp to a sofa that’s as comfortable as it is sleek, here are a few ideas for carving out a corner for enjoying a good tome.

    02.22.13

  3. Color Riot

    Color Riot

    We love bright hues, whether the color scheme references mid-century tastes or nods to a more contemporary palette. We’ve collected six brilliant objects that work together or apart.

    02.26.13

  4. Gilding the Lilypad

    Gilding the Lilypad

    Make restrained neutrals pop by adding a mix of high-end items, from a reissued 1920s side table with hidden compartments to wallpaper trimmed in bronze. Plus: new work from the late Eva Zeisel.

    02.28.13

  5. Outdoor Products We Love

    Outdoor Products We Love

    From chairs, to umbrellas, to grills, we've compiled some of our favorite outdoor products to inspire you to spend a little more time in your outdoor space.

    03.25.13

  6. Modern Furniture Focus: Chairs

    Modern Furniture Focus: Chairs

    These eight modern chairs offer a contemporary spin on an age-old piece of furniture.

    04.15.13

  7. Modern Furniture Focus: Stools

    Modern Furniture Focus: Stools

    Looking for new discreet seating options in your home? Take a look at these eight noteworthy and functional stools.

    04.09.13

  8. 9 Space-Saving Stackable Designs

    9 Space-Saving Stackable Designs

    Crunched for space? A tiny house needn't skimp on good design. Here are nine stackable pieces that stow away neatly when not in use. Find more modern small-space products here.

    04.11.13

  9. Six Chairs to Check Out

    Six Chairs to Check Out

    From a contemporary geometric fir wood frame with copper joints, to a minimalist powder-coated structure, these six well crafted chairs are bound to make you take a seat! 

    written by: Jami Smith
    06.04.13

  10. 8 Chaise Longues We Love

    8 Chaise Longues We Love

    Who says you can't lounge comfortably in beautifully-designed furniture? Here, eight Dwell-approved chaise longues we definitely don't mind lounging in.

    07.04.13

  11. Take a Seat: 10 High-Design Chairs

    Take a Seat: 10 High-Design Chairs

    From a bright-hued chair to a vintage styled perforated number, take a peep at ten of our favorite seating choices with design in mind.

    07.07.13

  12. 15 Pieces by Patricia Urquiola

    15 Pieces by Patricia Urquiola

    One of design's hardest working talents, Barcelona-based Patricia Urquiola has collaborated with major brands—B&B Italia, Moroso, Mutina, Kartell—and become one of the industry's most recognizable...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.16.13

  13. Pleats-Pleats Sofa
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    Pleats-Pleats Sofa

    In accordance with the old saying, March has come in like a lion from coast to coast. If we're lucky, by the end of the month, we'll be ready for lawn chairs and lemonade (or at least some spring...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    03.03.09

  14. The New Old Commodore Hotel
    Hotels

    The New Old Commodore Hotel

    The Commodore Hotel in Astoria, Oregon (population 10,000) is not exactly conveniently located, tucked away near the ocean's edge at the mouth of the Columbia River. But the mysterious tale of the...

    written by: Charlotte West
    08.17.09

  15. Lerival's Architect-Designed Furniture
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    Lerival's Architect-Designed Furniture

    Lerival, a design house that bridges contemporary furniture and architecture, was founded by Dominique Gonfard and James Coombes in late 2008. They founded the company aiming to push the boundaries...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.14.10

  16. The Silenci Chair by o4i
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    The Silenci Chair by o4i

    With the Silenci chair, Stockholm-based o4i—a design studio that focuses on contemporary domestic and public furniture— wage war against "acoustic clutter." Manufactured by de...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.06.11

  17. Ahead of Its Class
    House Tours

    Ahead of Its Class

    “How do you make a piece of architecture about architecture?” Mack Scogin asks. “That’s a heavy-duty objective.” Nevertheless, his firm, Mack Scogin Merrill Elam...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Ian Allen
    04.06.11

  18. Modern Courtyard House with Custom Rain Screen
    Houses We Love

    Modern Courtyard House with Custom Rain Screen

    This courtyard house on the edge of the Berkshires offers both grand vistas and plenty of privacy, thanks to its custom rain screen.

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: John Muggenborg
    03.18.12

  19. Design Shop Visit: Mjölk in Toronto
    Shops

    Design Shop Visit: Mjölk in Toronto

    This Canadian duo searches out top Scandinavian and Japanese designs and brings their best finds back to this Toronto shop.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Christopher Wahl
    07.27.11

  20. Vertical Challenge
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    Vertical Challenge

    In the lofty Amsterdam apartment of Texas-born Hunter Hindman and Shelby Carr, mid-century modern mixes freely with contemporary Dutch design in a setting transposed from the 17th century.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Rene Mesman
    01.22.09

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