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Twin Houses on Tiny Lots Stretch Outward for Space

Linked by a modern version of a white picket fence, two near-identical houses in Los Angeles add space by extending beyond their envelopes.
April 13, 2015
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The Midcentury Modern Homes of A. Quincy Jones

The designs of California architect A. Quincy Jones illustrate his status as a modern design icon. These tactful renovations reinterpret his homes for the present day.
April 13, 2015
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5 Simple and Modern Texas Homes

Everything may be bigger in Texas, but these households maintain simplicity without forsaking their Southwestern personalities.
April 13, 2015
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7 Clean and Simple Kitchens We Love

Using combinations of white, wood, and stainless steel, these unfussy kitchens prove that less is more.
April 13, 2015
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Volunteer for the Dwell Home Tour and Get an Inside Look at Brooklyn's Most Modern Residences

Each year a team of dedicated docents helps staff the homes for the Dwell Home Tour. For the May Brooklyn Home Tour, we are once again seeking enthusiastic volunteers to assist.
April 13, 2015
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Best of #ModernMonday: Manufacturing and Retailing in America

Every Monday, @dwell and @designmilk invite experts and fans to weigh in on trending topics in design. WeWork, Room & Board, The Commons, and The MiA Project joined #ModernMonday this week to discuss American-made design. Check out a few of our favorite responses, and use the hashtag #ModernMonday to join the conversation next week at 1pm EST / 10am PST.
April 13, 2015
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6 Sculptural Staircases

It's a shame the spaces we pass through most—hallways,
April 13, 2015
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10 Posters from Poland's Golden Age of Graphic Design

On his expertly curated site eyseaposters.com, James Dyer has amassed an impressive array of Polish film and political posters by the likes of Wiktor Gorka, Waldemar Swierzy, Andrzej Krajewski, Franciszek Starowieyski, and Jerzy Flisak. From the 1950s to the 1980s, the Polish School of Posters employed sophisticated graphics, strong typography, an often painterly aesthetic, and metaphor to create printed matter. Though regulated by the government, the posters remain some of the strongest examples of visual communication. Dyer lets us in on how his obsession turned into a thriving webshop.
April 13, 2015
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5 Creatively Stacked Modular Buildings

These structures, built using prefab methods, create surprisingly inviting homes out of simple, stacked geometric forms.
April 13, 2015
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