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Capsule #3, "Atalaya" at New York design gallery and boutique Chamber NYC

Three Leading Design Galleries Weigh in At Dwell on Design NY

Our New York edition of Dwell on Design returns in a few short weeks, Oct. 2–4 at Skylight Clarkson Sq. In anticipation of our three-day conference and event, we're spotlighting a few of our stellar speakers, including Juan Garcia Mosqueda, founder of the design gallery-boutique Chamber.
September 17, 2015
A modern addition in Newton, Massachusetts

5 Modern Homes in Boston

Boston is a city that embraces the past and future: Victorian-era townhouses line many of its streets even as buildings by Frank Gehry's and Alvar Aalto stand at M.I.T. These Beantown homes and renovations were designed with a similarly inventive spirit.
September 17, 2015
Cineteca Nacional in Mexico City by Rojkind Arquitectos with aluminum canopy

6 Perforated Metal Patterns We Love

Punctured by water-jet or laser cutters, these sheets of metal have been dressed up with decorative patterns.
September 17, 2015
hidden in plain view desk

6 Ingenious Built-Ins

Whether you are short on space or looking to streamline your storage, these built-ins will inspire design that is both functional and stylish.
September 17, 2015
houses we love abstract expressionism

7 Futuristic Apartment Buildings

Get a glimpse of the future of urban living at these cutting-edge housing complexes.
September 17, 2015
Affordable Portland home upper floor wrapped in black corrugated steel

Skin and Bones: 5 Homes With Steel Frames

Making use of the hardy, industrial building material in alluring, innovative ways through building facades and exposed structural frames, these homes are true as steel.
September 17, 2015
Formal dining room with ClassiCon Venus chairs

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
Toulouse housing development

Photo of the Week: Lush Housing Development in the South of France

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.
September 17, 2015
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