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10 City Homes with Astounding Views

Country homes don't have a monopoly on scenery. These urban residences frame stunning views of iconic landmarks, waterfronts, and cityscapes.
January 19, 2016
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6 Designer's Homes We Love

From textiles to furniture to interiors, the residents of these homes leveraged their design expertise to craft their living spaces.
January 19, 2016
Galvanized steel exterior of Tasmanian home by Misho+Associates.

A Look at the Color Orange in 6 Modern Homes

From subtle accents to bold exterior coverings, these six projects aren't afraid to use bold orange hues.
January 19, 2016
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5 Bay Area Homes That Tackle Tough Slopes

The notoriously steep hills of San Francisco and the surrounding area are no match for these modern homes.
January 19, 2016
Charred, brushed, and oiled cypress facade of Rhode Island family vacation home by Bernheimer Architecture.

Editor's Picks: 5 Modern Homes Across America

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.
January 18, 2016
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Pioneering Graphic Designer's Tome Returns After Five Decades Out of Print

Clarity and cogency have long defined the pillars of graphic design—a medium oriented, above all, towards communication. Years before information design became a buzz term for digital media, it was an approach pioneered by Czech graphic designer Ladislav Sutnar: forefather of the modern infographic, champion of functional beauty, and an expat who practiced in the United States from 1939 through to his death, in 1976.
January 17, 2016
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Up-and-Coming Cincinnati Designer Andew Neyer Adds Color and Whimsy to Everyday Objects

An Ohio designer’s return home inspires a larger-than-life spin on the everyday.
January 17, 2016
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In a San Francisco Workshop, Kids Take on Carpentry with Mini Chisels and Saws

A San Francisco woodworking studio for kids a both carpentry skills and an appreciation for design thinking.
January 16, 2016