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Modern Architecture Meets Screen Stars

While Cary Grant may never have set foot into Oscar Niemeyer's Casa das Canoas, he looks quite at home ironing a shirt in artist Federico Babina's "Archilife" illustrated series of structures from the modernist canon as if they were inhabited by classic film stars. Check out a few images from it in our slideshow.
November 10, 2014
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A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Ai Weiwei's Sobering Alcatraz Exhibition

Dwell visits the Chinese artist's most recent offering and chats with the show's organizer.
November 10, 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Art Aficionado

Let Dwell be your guide in shopping for the textile fiend, print lover, painting aficionado, or sculpture enthusiast in your life this holiday season.
November 10, 2014
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Living Simply on a Lush Australian Estate

A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.
November 10, 2014
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8 Tips for Maximizing Bookshelf Space

While we love a proper library, well-placed shelving can turn piles of books into an instant reading nook.
November 10, 2014
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6 Kitchen Appliances to Invest In Now

Brew the perfect cup of joe, add counter appeal, and discover a growing trend in cooking methods with the new appliances in our roundup.
November 10, 2014
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Modern Staircase Inspiration

From solid wood to industrial steel, these modern staircases are more than just a way to get from one part of the house to another.
November 10, 2014
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7 Modern Benches for Indoors or Outdoors

Whether a backyard picnic table or a hallway perch, benches make for an easy, modern seating option.
November 9, 2014
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New Kids on the Bloc: American Architects in the Post-Soviet World

Three New York-based architects discuss the challenges—and opportunities—of designing in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
November 7, 2014