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A Sliding Countertop that Brings Minimalist Elegance to Any Kitchen

Using technology found in yachts — where light-weight, high-performance, and beautiful design are a must— Minimal USA's Sliding Tops conceal cooking fixtures to effortlessly produce a sleek, modern kitchen aesthetic.
November 30, 2015

The Arco Lamp: A Modern Marvel

Achille Castiglioni and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni’s Arco Lamp is one of the most recognizable pieces of modern lighting. Inspired by a street lamp, the Arco was designed in 1962 as a revolutionary way to provide overhead lighting without ceiling suspension. To celebrate over fifty years of continuous production, Flos is featuring the original Arco Lamp at $1,000 off of the regular price for one day only: Cyber Monday, November 30, 2015.  Be sure to stop by the Dwell Store on Monday to take advantage of this rare opportunity.
November 29, 2015
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Dwell Store Gift Guide: For Kids

Give kids with a discerning palette what they really want this holiday—a distinctive gift that they’ll enjoy throughout the year. Our gift guide includes toys, games, and even furniture. This collection has something for every kid on your list, including savvy youngsters and hard-to-please teens. Check out some of our favorite gift ideas here, and be sure to visit the complete gift guide at the Dwell Store.
November 29, 2015
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An Eco-Friendly Paris Prefab Assembled in Two Weeks

In the suburbs of Paris, an architect with an eco-friendly practice doesn’t let tradition stand in the way of innovation.
November 29, 2015
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4 Great Modern Outdoor Accessories and Gifts

All available on the Dwell Store, these four items represent the best products for those who enjoy living al fresco. They're also listed in our most recent special issue—Editor's Best 2015, now on newsstands—where we showcase over 200 pages of gift ideas, curated collections, and more.
November 29, 2015
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A Traditional Facade Hides A Light-Filled Modern Delaware Renovation

Modern additions and a restoration transform a 2,930-square-foot home.
November 28, 2015
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A Shipping Container Home in Pennsylvania Embraces Its Rugged Industrial Origins

A couple builds a new home, repurposing a series of 11 shipping containers and an existing concrete foundation to maximal effect.
November 28, 2015
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A Design Duo Made in Heaven: Norm Architects and Menu

Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen and Kasper Rønn founded Norm Architects, a multidisciplinary design studio, in 2008. Bjerre-Poulsen and Rønn decided on the name “Norm” because they work within the traditions and norms of Danish design, while refining them to create something new. The studio works with residential architecture, commercial interiors, industrial design, photography, graphics, and art direction. Norm Architects has joined the Menu brand—a renowned Scandinavian design company—as art directors, curating furniture and lighting collections and launching their own collections within the brand. 
November 27, 2015