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8 Japanese-Inspired Homes Around the World

Cut off from much of the world until the 19th-century, Japan's architecture has been readily accepted and adapted in countries from New Zealand to the Netherlands since then.
May 12, 2015
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House of the Week: Modern Loft Renovation in Denver

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
May 11, 2015
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5 All-Black Interiors We Love

Dark but hardly gloomy, these all-black rooms lend their homes' cozy ambience all year round.
May 11, 2015
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6 Plywood-Loving Prefabs

Take a look at how plywood is incorporated into the designs of these six prefabs.
May 11, 2015
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Porsche and Tom Givone Talk Design Integrity in a New Video

In the latest installment in their "Powered by Design" series, Porsche sits down with self-taught architectural designer Tom Givone to find out how he resuscitates aged buildings in a way that respects their unique heritages.
May 11, 2015
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Best of #ModernMonday: Honoring America's Midcentury Classics

Every Monday, @dwell and @designmilk invite experts and fans to weigh in on trending topics in design. Americana expert Charles Phoenix and Adrian Scott Fine of the Los Angeles Conservancy joined #ModernMonday this week to discuss America's quirky midcentury heritage. Check out a few of our favorite responses, and use the hashtag #ModernMonday to join the conversation next week at 1pm EST / 10am PST.
May 11, 2015
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8 Things to See at Designjunction Edit New York

On May 15-18, 2015, designjunction edit will host a satellite show in New York for NYCxDesign week. Known for its London and Milan showcases, this is the first time the fair will be held stateside. In anticipation of the event, we've gathered a few things we're most excited to see. Be sure to join us for Dwell Presents, a series of live discussions moderated by Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron on Friday, May 15.
May 11, 2015
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Coastal Contemporary: 10 Modern Seaside Homes

A home by the sea doesn't have to mean Cape Cod or cottage. As these 10 properties show, coastal living can be modern, chic, and totally contemporary.
May 11, 2015
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Designer Harry Bertoia's Unusual Sound-Making Sculptures

Renowned designer Harry Bertoia (1915–1978) dedicated the latter part of his career to creating metal sound sculptures called Sonambients. Made from naval brass and beryllium, they emit unique tones when activated—some like breathy chimes, others akin to a throaty roar. Bertoia created recordings of the sculptures in the 1970s, and they’re now reissued in honor of his centenary in March 2015. The 11-piece set of LPs or CDs also feature the original cover art; take a look in the slideshow.
May 10, 2015