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  1. 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

  2. Apartment Decorated by Gaultier
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    Apartment Decorated by Gaultier

    Stepping into the freshly decorated apartment by Jean-Paul Gaultier at Trocadero in Paris, I felt as if I had been transported into a quixotic dream, complete with a choppy journey through a triage...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    08.11.10

  3. Bemz's Bright Idea
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    Bemz's Bright Idea

    Last week I met with Lesley Pennington, a Canadian living in Sweden who in 2004 launched Bemz, one of the cleverest companies I've heard of recently. Bemz makes affordable custom-order slipcovers...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    11.30.10

  4. Suita Sofa by Antonio Citterio
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    Suita Sofa by Antonio Citterio

    I'm smitten with this modular sofa, designed by Antonio Citterio in 2010. Suita is his first non-office, non-waiting room collaboration with Vitra—that is, his first design for the home&mdash...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.20.11

  5. Modern World Awards 2011
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    Modern World Awards 2011

    This year we debuted the Modern World Awards, giving our favorite product and furniture discoveries a place to shine on the show floor.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    photos by: Peter Williams
    09.27.11

  6. Fritz Hansen on Knockoffs and Authentic Design
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    Fritz Hansen on Knockoffs and Authentic Design

    In recent years, the Danish furniture company Fritz Hansen has taken aggressive measures to protect their products against knockoffs and counterfeits across the globe. They have rounded up and...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.13.12

  7. Geometric Inspired: Istanbul's Contemporary Designers
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    Geometric Inspired: Istanbul's Contemporary Designers

    Geometric motifs taken from a centuries-old document still serve as inspiration to Istanbul’s contemporary designers.

    written by: Gökhan Karakuş
    04.26.13

  8. Vitsœ Brings Back Dieter Rams 620 Chair Program
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    Vitsœ Brings Back Dieter Rams 620 Chair Program

    On the 50th anniversary of Dieter Rams's 620 modular seating, Vitsoe has introduced a re-engineered version of the modern classic.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.09.13

  9. Six More Modern Sofas
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    Six More Modern Sofas

    Our June Furniture issue features a handy guide to shopping for sofas. Here, we've corralled six more designs we love.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.23.13

  10. Sofa Design by Antonio Citterio
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    Sofa Design by Antonio Citterio

    The canon of modern couches already has a pair of Eameses, but it took a small clutch of Italian furniture mavens to create the Charles.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.26.13

  11. MyWorld Lounge System by Philippe Starck
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    MyWorld Lounge System by Philippe Starck

    Philippe Starck saw the new MyWorld sofa system in his dreams. The acclaimed designer doesn’t use computers, watch movies or television, nor find himself with much time to occupy his own couch. In...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.03.13

  12. Conversation Piece: 7 Statement Sofas
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    Conversation Piece: 7 Statement Sofas

    In this Conversation Piece series, we take a look at seven statement sofas to bring intrigue and unique character into your home design. Each and every one of these sofas is sure to be a main topic...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    06.24.13

  13. 7 Modern Sofa Designs We Love
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    7 Modern Sofa Designs We Love

    Here are seven different sofas that are sure to add some inspiration in your living room.

    written by: Claire Andreas
    08.06.13

  14. They Were All Yellow: Modern Home Accessories
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    They Were All Yellow: Modern Home Accessories

    Whether it’s butter, canary, neon, or lemon, inject some color into your home with these yellow furnishings.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.01.13

  15. Teak Furniture We Love
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    Teak Furniture We Love

    Teak, a tropical wood known for its durability and resilience, was first used for shipbuilding. Since then, it has been used in everything from outdoor furniture to salt shakers. Here are just a...

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.07.13

  16. Mod-Inspired Home Furnishings
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    Mod-Inspired Home Furnishings

    The 1960s mod subculture which revolved around mopeds, modern jazz and dandy fashion has grown to influence the design world in countless ways. Here are only a few home furnishings out of the many...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    11.01.13

  17. Holiday Entertaining 101: Plenty of Seating
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    Holiday Entertaining 101: Plenty of Seating

    Don't leave your guests standing while trying to balance their egg nog and plate of tasty treats. Plan ahead and be prepared with plenty of extra stylish seating. From stools, to chairs, to love...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    12.04.13

  18. Buy a Piece of Ettore Sottsass Apartment at Christie's
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    Buy a Piece of Ettore Sottsass Apartment at Christie's

    This week in New York City, a chance to ogle pieces from Italian designer and Memphis maestro Ettore Sottsass's personal collection, including early prototypes that predate his most influential...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.18.13

  19. New from Resource Furniture
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    New from Resource Furniture

    Right before Hurricane Sandy swept into New York and its environs, we paid a visit to the midtown showroom of Resource Furniture. Resource Furniture is a frequent exhibitor at Dwell on Design, and...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.21.12

  20. 10 Modern Designer Sofas In Situ
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    10 Modern Designer Sofas In Situ

    If you've read our guide on how to shop for a sofa, you may know that the couch is one piece of furniture that carries an investment--think purchase of a lifetime. Here, ten cozy, modern homes...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.05.14

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