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  1. Garbage Pail, Kids

    Garbage Pail, Kids

    When it comes time to toss your scraps, a stylish receptacle makes a dirty job a bit more bearable. We scoured the scene and assembled a collection of favorites, culling together a mishmash of...

    01.03.11

  2. Product Round Up: Vacuum Packed

    Product Round Up: Vacuum Packed

    As we previously explored in Viva La Vacuum, picking the right vacuum cleaner to suit your home's specific messes can be a little tricky. We decided to revisit the search for the perfect vacuum,...

    04.10.13

  3. Brooms
    Product Reviews

    Brooms

    Dear Dwell: I'm tired of my old generic broom. Are there any specialized products on the market that are both hip and functional? —Edward Charles, Austin, Texas

    written by: Christopher Bright
    photos by: Peter Belanger
    01.26.09

  4. Trash Bins
    Product Reviews

    Trash Bins

    Dear Dwell, I pride myself on recycling each week, but I'm unhappy with the unorganized mess of bottles and cans in my kitchen. Are there any attractive options for trash bins that integrate re...

    written by: Christopher Bright
    photos by: Hunter Freeman
    03.03.09

  5. A Note on Our Expert: Laura Guido-Clark
    A Note on Our Expert

    A Note on Our Expert: Laura Guido-Clark

    After designing for other companies for a few years, Guido-Clark started a firm 16 years ago with a friend. Working for companies as diverse as Mattel, Toyota, and InterfaceFLOR, she has learned...

    01.01.09

  6. 6 Must-Have Bath Accessories
    Product Reviews

    6 Must-Have Bath Accessories

    Update your bathroom with these six accessories; no remodeling or heavy spending required.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.26.13

  7. What a Chore: 8 Modern Cleaning Tools
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    What a Chore: 8 Modern Cleaning Tools

    It's coming. Just two months away marks the beginning of the holiday entertaining season. Forget spring cleaning, this is fall guest cleaning time. Not only will you need to prep for their arrival,...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    09.18.13

  8. Leather Fly Swatter
    Product

    Leather Fly Swatter

    I was in Maine last week for my yearly vacation back East, and was happy to discover a new shop in Camden called Sugar Tools. All told it has something of a shabby chic vibe, though I did come...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.30.10

  9. Method Laundry Pump
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    Method Laundry Pump

    A few weeks ago I attended a press event at method, which is headquartered conveniently around the corner from our Dwell offices. Besides a fascinating behind-the-scene tour of their labs (I had to...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.09.11

  10. Method's New Pump Detergent
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    Method's New Pump Detergent

    As someone who tries my hardest to purchase environmentally responsible products, I have a difficult challenge: a lot of "eco-friendly" cleaners are simply less effective than the...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.19.10

  11. Crate and Barrel Launches New Utility Brand, Clean Slate
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    Crate and Barrel Launches New Utility Brand, Clean Slate

    Crate and Barrel introduces Clean Slate, their new line of well-designed cleaning and organizing products for the modern home.

    04.30.13

  12. 5 Stylish Modern Trash Cans
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    5 Stylish Modern Trash Cans

    Everyone's got trash, but how they decide to hide it varies. Here, five waste bins that will have you storing your garbage in style.

    written by: Claire Andreas
    08.17.13

  13. Made in the USA: 6 Product Designs We Love Part Three
    Product Reviews

    Made in the USA: 6 Product Designs We Love Part Three

    Here are six more of our favorite furniture and accessory designs (read Part One and Part Two here) from the four-part coast Made in America series (Midwest, Northeast, South, and West Coast) in...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.17.13

  14. Gadget of the Week: Dyson's Digital Slim DC 59
    Product Reviews

    Gadget of the Week: Dyson's Digital Slim DC 59

    British manufacturer Dyson recently launched the DC 59, a cordless vacuum that's one-and-half times more powerful than its predecessor. We took it for a test run and found that its compact size,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.31.14

  15. Ballo Toilet Brush
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    Ballo Toilet Brush

    Tis the season for having guests—and thus a clean house, as well. And while you'll want a toilet brush on hand, you may not want your current one out on display. Danish manufacturer Normann...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.13.10

  16. Luxury Bath Must Haves
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    Luxury Bath Must Haves

    The perfectly designed bathroom such as the ones covered here, here, and here can only take you so far, the accessories have to take you the rest of the way for a high design, organized, and tidy...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.10.13

  17. Webshop We Love: Labour and Wait
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    Webshop We Love: Labour and Wait

    We first reported on Labour and Wait, the quaint East London homeware shop on Redchurch Street, here. A second visit, albeit online, has left us twice smitten. From children's hobby kits to marbled...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.07.13

  18. 6 Great Appliances for Small Kitchens
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    6 Great Appliances for Small Kitchens

    The world is shrinking, dear readers, and it doesn't show any signs of stopping. With the latest micro-apartments going up in San Francisco as we speak, the need for space-saving product design...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.05.13

  19. Ladles Not Labels
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    Ladles Not Labels

    Fed up with men's fashion, Rachel Wythe-Moran and Simon Watkins of East London's Labour and Wait cooked up a plan to align their creative instincts and passion for practical design.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.02.10

  20. Nontoxic Housecleaning Guide
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    Nontoxic Housecleaning Guide

    I'll confess it now: I still buy and use all those household cleaning beasties that I know I shouldn't like Windex, Formula 409 and that scourge of bathtub rings, Soft Scrub. I know in my...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.09.09

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