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9 Konstantin Grcic Designs in Modern Homes

Based in Munich, Konstantin Grcic is a prolific designer who has collaborated with multiple manufacturers; his work has also been the subject of several solo exhibitions. Sample just a few of his designs in these nine contemporary homes!
September 17, 2015
Australian tallowwood kitchen with Artek stools and Muuto lighting

An Ode to the Stool 60 by Alvar Aalto

It's hard to conceive of a simpler, warmer, more efficient design: Alvar Aalto's Stacking Stool (model 60)—designed in 1933—consists of a single surface supported by three legs, each a single piece of bent wood. This curved leg means the stool has no traditional furniture joints and can easily be mass produced (three screws connect each leg to the base). Moreover, its dimensions allow the stool to be infinitely stackable with other Stool 60s. As a pioneering design of modern wood furniture, we salute the humble Stacking Stool (model 60) with six examples of its use in contemporary homes.
September 17, 2015
The Aubrey Watzek House in Portland designed by John Yeon

Classic Modernist House in Portland Inspires a Lighting and Furniture Line

Rejuvenation's new collection takes cues from John Yeon's 1937 Aubrey Watzek House.
September 16, 2015
DIY Cardboard Cantilever Chair

How to Make a DIY Cardboard Chair

Guerilla Furniture Design is a do-it-yourself bible by designer and carpenter Will Holman. Here, we excerpt his step-by-step guide for how to make a Cardboard Cantilever Chair at home. Catch our furniture-themed September issue for more inspiration!
September 15, 2015
Francis Bitonti's 3D printed "Molecule" Shoe Collection.

Catch the 3D Printer of Haute Couture (and more) at Dwell on Design NY

As part of our run-up to Dwell on Design New York, taking place October 2-4, we're highlighting a few of our diverse panelists who'll be discussing everything from urban resiliency to smart home technology. One such expert is Francis Bitonti, founder of his eponymous 3D printing studio, who has designed and 3D printed furniture, haute couture fashion, and more.
September 15, 2015
In the study, an oil painting by David Kroll, one of the artists represented by Sette's gallery hangs above a Le Corbusier daybed.

A Look at Daybeds in the Modern Home

These holdovers from the Victorian age are surprisingly at home in the modern world.
September 11, 2015
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6 Instances of George Nelson Designs in Modern Homes

Trained as an architect, George Nelson was Herman Miller's Director of Design from 1945-72, overseeing its expansion into the modern furniture design for which its renowned today. Thanks to his efforts at Herman Miller, his own design studio (George Nelson Associates, Inc.), and his writing, Nelson was a key force in bringing modern design to the wider American public.
September 11, 2015
Affordable Kansas City home living area with molded plywood Eames chairs, coffee table, and fiberglass chairs

7 Examples of the Iconic Eames Lounge Chair Wood (LCW) in Modern Homes

Charles and Ray Eames were pioneers of molded plywood design, applying the technology to craft strong, lightweight casts for the American military during WWII. After war, they designed the sleek and unmistakably modern Eames Lounge Chair Wood (LCW). While it's been produced over using a vast array of materials and upholstery over the decades, it's still fundamentally unchanged today.
September 10, 2015
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How to Do Unconventional Window Patterns

An asymmetrical fleet of windows can spice up a home's facade, while subtly protecting its residents' privacy.
September 8, 2015