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  1. How the Eames Lounge and 6 Other Classic Pieces of Furniture Came to Be
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    How the Eames Lounge and 6 Other Classic Pieces of Furniture Came to Be

    Late night revelry? An air force leg splint? The origin stories behind these seven instantly recognizable pieces will blow you away.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.16.15

  2. A Leg Splint Inspired Charles and Ray Eames' Famous Molded Plywood Lounge Chair
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    A Leg Splint Inspired Charles and Ray Eames' Famous Molded Plywood Lounge Chair

    The classic chair developed from a commission for the army.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    04.16.15

  3. A Pile of Scrap Cardboard Inspired Frank Gehry's Iconic Collection
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    A Pile of Scrap Cardboard Inspired Frank Gehry's Iconic Collection

    The story behind Frank Gehry’s Easy Edges.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    03.19.15

  4. Ditch the Clunky Sleeper Sofa: These Convertible Couches Are Actually Cool
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    Ditch the Clunky Sleeper Sofa: These Convertible Couches Are Actually Cool

    If the idea of a sleeper sofa—creaky box springs and a bad mattress—gives you nightmares, consider a convertible couch. Fold out, flip forward, or simply remove the pillows. We’ve pulled together...

    written by: Alex Ronan
    03.16.15

  5. 7 Stand-Alone Statement Chairs
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    7 Stand-Alone Statement Chairs

    A bold chair doesn't need to be paired with a second one.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.11.15

  6. The Woman Behind Le Corbusier’s Iconic Chaise Almost Didn't Get the Job
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    The Woman Behind Le Corbusier’s Iconic Chaise Almost Didn't Get the Job

    Before becoming one of the most influential modern designers, Charlotte Perriand couldn't get a job from Le Corbusier.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    03.08.15

  7. Design Classic: Alvar Aalto's Artek Stools
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    Design Classic: Alvar Aalto's Artek Stools

    More than 80 years after their introduction, Alvar Aalto's stools for Artek retain their currency and remain perennial favorites.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.05.15

  8. Handcrafted Modern Furniture from Israel
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    Handcrafted Modern Furniture from Israel

    Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of imperfection."

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Joey Cohen
    03.04.15

  9. 5 Vanities We Could Stare at All Day
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    5 Vanities We Could Stare at All Day

    Once a symbol of glamour and luxury, the vanity fell into obscurity after the mid-20th century. Today’s designers are reviving the style en masse.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.02.15

  10. Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs
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    Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs

    These sleek woven fibre chairs are about as far from your grandpa's rocker as you can imagine.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.23.15

  11. How to Design with Mahogany
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    How to Design with Mahogany

    Every variety of wood has its own personality. Rich yet restrained, mahogany is a soothing presence. Here's how seven modern homes put it to use.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  12. Sling Shots: 7 Ways to Design With the Versatile Sling Chair
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    Sling Shots: 7 Ways to Design With the Versatile Sling Chair

    Think of a sling chair as having the comfort of a hammock with a dressed up sensibility. From Brazilian classics to contemporary interpretations, the following are seven hot seats.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.20.15

  13. Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables
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    Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables

    Some designers embrace communal seating as a part of an egalitarian philosophy, others have it thrust on them by spatial constraints. Either way, elongated tables have lately become an accepted...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  14. The Complete Dwell Guide to Eames Shellspotting
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    The Complete Dwell Guide to Eames Shellspotting

    Yeah, yeah: We know. Dwell homeowners love an Eames shell chair, and our readers love to point out just how much. Still: It's an enduring modern classic for a reason. See how it works in every...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.19.15

  15. 5 Brass Accents to Brighten Any Home
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    5 Brass Accents to Brighten Any Home

    Brass is back. See how its warm glow can brighten practically any room or object.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.19.15

  16. Modern Valentines: A Love Letter to Eero Saarinen
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    Modern Valentines: A Love Letter to Eero Saarinen

    Who says modern can't be romantic? Knoll just unearthed a trove of love letters exchanged between iconic designer Eero Saarinen and his wife, writer Aline B. Saarinen. Filled with pet names and...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.13.15

  17. A Ranch-Style House in California Gets a Contemporary Makeover
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    A Ranch-Style House in California Gets a Contemporary Makeover

    In Cardiff by the Sea, a client's love of yoga shines through in her redesigned home.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Martin Mann
    02.12.15

  18. Eight Daring Designs in Mexico City
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    Eight Daring Designs in Mexico City

    Mexico's capital is known for being a congested, vivacious metropolis, but it is also coming into its own as a locus of first-rate design and architecture.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.10.15

  19. 6 Simply Designed Modern Benches
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    6 Simply Designed Modern Benches

    Adding a bench to an entryway can completely redefine the first impression of a home. A dining bench gives personality to a dining room interior, and cushioned benches provide a low-key seating...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    02.02.15

  20. Best Chair Moments from our February Issue
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    Best Chair Moments from our February Issue

    Classic modern chairs from our February issue reveal that with a good piece, a room just comes together.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.02.15

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