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Shopping Tips from Design Experts

We polled some of our favorite designers—experts in rugs, lighting, living rooms, and more—on how to find just the right piece to fill out a home.
May 13, 2014
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Peaking Lights: The Wobbelhead Lamp

A lamp prototype from Norway adds distinct personality to lighting design.
May 13, 2014
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A Mid-Century Modern Renovation in Palm Beach County

When Chicago condo dwellers Kurt Baldassari and Virginia Devlin decided it was time to escape their city’s harsh winters once and for all, there was just one thing they couldn’t compromise on—the home had to be a mid-century modern. They found exactly that on a charming street called Barefoot Lane in Palm Beach County, Florida. The home was built in 1956 by Byron Simonson, an accomplished architect from the Palm Beach area whose residential designs are hard to come by today. The couple worked with architect Jeffrey Silberstein to preserve the home’s mid-century touches, while creating a light-filled space that feels current.
May 13, 2014
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Shinola Expands its Detroit Manufacturing Space

Shinola brings leather making in-house with a new 12,000-square-foot studio.
May 13, 2014
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A Prefab Prototype for Disaster-Relief Housing

How Superstorm Sandy helped inspire a Brooklyn prototype for more efficient temporary housing after a natural disaster.
May 13, 2014
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Sustainable Single-Family Homes in Cambodia

Three sustainably designed dwellings in Phnom Penh show how far two grand can go.
May 13, 2014
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Danish Army’s Next Mission: Sustainable Building

The armed forces go mod and green with a cleverly designed set of barracks.
May 13, 2014
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Shops We Love: Hugh

In Detroit's Cass Corridor, retailer Joe Posch has created a destination for those seeking furniture and housewares that nod to the midcentury.
May 12, 2014
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This Just In at the Dwell Store: Classic British Lighting

Anglepoise is an iconic British brand that had its start in 1931, when automotive engineer George Carwadine had the opportunity to create a task lamp using his innovative balancing technique that involved weights, springs, cranks, and levers. The company continues to produce its most celebrated designs, while enhancing its fleet of products with modern upgrades. The Dwell Store now carries several of Anglepoise most famous lamp designs. 
May 12, 2014
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