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  1. How They Make It: Karuselli Chair by Yrjo Kukkapuro for Artek

    Dwell profiled Finnish design legend Yrjö Kukkapuro at home in the June 2014 issue; now, Artek shares a video spotlighting the production of his most iconic design, the fiberglass-and-leather...

    06.27.14

  2. Get Out!

    Get Out!

    The sun is shining; birds are chirping; it's too darn hot inside, so go ahead and make yourself comfortable with these backyard accessories.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    06.01.11

  3. Trend Watch: Tint Meets Timber

    Trend Watch: Tint Meets Timber

    Craftspeople will never deny the simple beauty of milled wood, but we've noticed a spate of vivid hues popping up against these natural grains.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    08.17.11

  4. Dreams of Eames

    Dreams of Eames

    Every April, the design world trots off to Milan to show its new wares, but traipsing through the massive show, we couldn't shake a certain sense of déjà vu....

    written by: Dwell Staff
    10.31.11

  5. On Deck

    On Deck

    Lounge long and prosper in this selection of modish outdoor chairs that are as welcome on the patio as spring itself.

    written by: William Bostwick
    05.01.12

  6. Guest Services

    Guest Services

    A good host isn't defined by apartment size or an over-the-top chocolate fountain. Rather, party chops are awarded for flexibility. Incorporate these double-duty pieces for a pad that's hopping in...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.19.12

  7. The Expandables

    The Expandables

    Whether you're living in a tightly packed apartment or making a minimal footprint in a stand-alone home, choose furniture that flips, folds, morphs, and stows away to keep interiors tidy.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.01.12

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. 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

  13. 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

  14. Karim Rashid Reviews 4 Luxury Plastic Chairs
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    Karim Rashid Reviews 4 Luxury Plastic Chairs

    I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Plastics. 

    written by: Christopher Bright
    photos by: Martien Mulder
    03.18.09

  15. Auctioneer Richard Wright reviews 7 dining chairs
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    Auctioneer Richard Wright reviews 7 dining chairs

    This dinner guest is always invited, but doesn’t eat or drink, and never joins the conversation. But long after the party’s over, it will still be at the table. Our favorite dining...

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: RJ Muna
    01.21.09

  16. Of Inspiration and Investments
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    Of Inspiration and Investments

    Brooklyn's current wave of modern furniture designers is not a spanking-new phenomenon, if we stop to remember the man who invented modular seating. Harvey Probber was born in Brooklyn just after...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    09.15.08

  17. Sacco, 40th Anniversary
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    Sacco, 40th Anniversary

    A chair by any other name is still a chair but what about a chair with no legs, no arms, and no permanent seat or backrest?

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.20.08

  18. MUJI and Thonet
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    MUJI and Thonet

    Just when you thought they couldn't get any cooler, Muji announces that they've joined up with Thonet to re-imagine the classic bentwood and Bauhaus chairs.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    11.24.08

  19. Perillo Chair
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    Perillo Chair

    German designer Martin Ballendat’s Perillo lounge chair for Zuco won the people’s choice award at the Orgatec trade show in October and has earned our nod of approval, too. The...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.08.08

  20. Molded Poly Seats Made from Paper
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    Molded Poly Seats Made from Paper

    Most modern furniture aficionados are loyal to the classic molded shell chairs, cast in brightly colored plastic and formed into a soft, comfortable seat. But in the pursuit of more sustainable...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.11.09

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