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  1. 7 Design Blogs to Follow
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    7 Design Blogs to Follow

    Dwell is always on the far and near search for inspiration, but here are eight creative blogs that we keep coming back to and are sure to spark some decorating ideas in anyone at any given notice....

    written by: Claire Andreas
    07.13.13

  2. Lima, Peru
    City Guide

    Lima, Peru

    In Lima,Peru–a visually striking but geologically shaky locale–designer Jodi Puig points out ways in which the city's culturally rich past provides a solid foundation for its design...

    written by: Cristyane Marusiak
    photos by: João Canziani
    02.26.09

  3. Light My Way, Stranger
    Event Spotlight

    Light My Way, Stranger

    On Friday, the MAK Center for Art and Architecture held its first Day of the Dead auction featuring custom-designed lamps by architects and artists from Los Angeles and beyond. The proceeds from...

    written by: Linda Taalman
    11.08.12

  4. 7 Rusted Metal Facades
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    7 Rusted Metal Facades

    The metal exteriors of these buildings range from lightly oxidized to coated in rich red layers of rust.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    07.28.13

  5. Small Spaces in Rural Places
    Houses We Love

    Small Spaces in Rural Places

    Living in a small space isn't restricted to city dwelling. Here are seven pint-size homes situated in far-reaching places.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.14.13

  6. Made in America: 7 Products from the Northeast
    Product Reviews

    Made in America: 7 Products from the Northeast

    In the following pages, we toast American ingenuity by highlighting furniture and accessories designed and fabricated across four regions of the continental United States.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.26.13

  7. Graphic, Affordable Posters for Apartment Walls
    Product Reviews

    Graphic, Affordable Posters for Apartment Walls

    You don't need an expensive collection to fill your apartment with dynamic art.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.22.14

  8. Product of the Day: Ceramic and Wood Coffee Set by Luca Nichetto
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    Product of the Day: Ceramic and Wood Coffee Set by Luca Nichetto

    Toronto's Mjölk gallery commissions Italian designer Luca Nichetto for a restrained, elegant coffee set made of ceramic and wood.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.16.14

  9. Pastel Picks for the Kitchen
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    Pastel Picks for the Kitchen

    These pastel pieces enliven a staid kitchen by adding a sweet, but not saccharine, note.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.08.13

  10. American Trademarks
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    American Trademarks

    Eric Baker and Tyler Blik are a pair of noted graphic and identity designers, though perhaps their greatest legacy in American design will come not from their work as designers, but as design...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.02.10

  11. In The City and Off the Grid
    Houses We Love

    In The City and Off the Grid

    From New York to Los Angeles, these self-sufficient homes prove that you don't have to live in the middle of nowhere to be off-the-grid.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.21.13

  12. Tour Modern, Colorful Design Files Show House in Sydney
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    Tour Modern, Colorful Design Files Show House in Sydney

    We get a peek at the color-happy, Lucy Feagins-designed The Design Files Open House in Sydney, Australia.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.06.13

  13. 7 Dining Room Design Ideas
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    7 Dining Room Design Ideas

    Seven striking dining room arrangements to inspire high-design mealtime.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.25.13

  14. 6 Rainscreens We Love
    A Great Idea

    6 Rainscreens We Love

    Rainscreens are the modern architect's best friend. In addition to protecting structures from moisture, these application let designers experiment with an array of facade treatments. Six Dwell...

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.01.13

  15. Seismic Shifts at The National Academy
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    Seismic Shifts at The National Academy

    An exhibition currently on view at the National Academy Museum in New York, Seismic Shifts, explores paradigmatic shifts in modern culture. Featuring paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography,...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.20.13

  16. A Second Look at Japanese Soaking Tubs
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    A Second Look at Japanese Soaking Tubs

    For centuries, the Japanese have enjoyed a relaxing ritual of steaming in neck-high water at the end of each day. Like other aspects of Japanese design, this simple yet harmonious custom has become...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.26.13

  17. 2010 Pritzker: Sejima and Nishizawa
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    2010 Pritzker: Sejima and Nishizawa

    Kazuyo Sejima (just the second woman ever!) and Ryue Nishizawa of the Japanese architecture firm SANAA were awarded the 2010 Pritzker Prize. The pair (just the second duo to win the Pritzker Prize)...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.29.10

  18. How To: Inviting Front Doors for Modern Homes
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    How To: Inviting Front Doors for Modern Homes

    The front door is a sure sign of a successful journey home, and as these houses prove, modern architecture can be just as homey and inviting as its traditional counterparts.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    03.27.14

  19. Twice as Nice
    My House

    Twice as Nice

    Within the mix of warehouses, detached brick bungalows, and dusty pubs of the Sydney, Australia, suburb of Alexandria, local architect David Langston-Jones has built an intricate and finely...

    written by: Marcus Trimble
    photos by: Nick Bowers
    01.14.09

  20. Counter Space Catalog
    Food

    Counter Space Catalog

    For you Dwellers who can't get enough modern kitchens, and who may not have made it to the show Counter Space: Design and the Modern Kitchen up at MoMA in New York through May 2nd, the show's...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.17.11

  21. The Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You Might Have Missed
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    The Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You Might Have Missed

    From kitchen gadgets of the future to a Parisian flat that blurs indoor and outdoor space to a spacious ranch house kitchen renovation, here's what you may have missed on Dwell.com this week.

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    03.08.13

  22. Week In Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed
    Week in Review

    Week In Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

    Each week Dwell.com delivers many great original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.07.14

  23. Modern Box Home in Rural Wisconsin
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    Modern Box Home in Rural Wisconsin

    Taking its cues from local barns and silos and the rolling Wisconsin terrain, the Field House is a kind of modern observatory for watching winter turn to spring and the great vault of the heavens.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Tom Fowlks
    06.29.13

  24. Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum
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    Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum

    Designers often talk about the importance of play, emphasizing its power to create creative breakthroughs. Design firm Monstrum, based in Denmark, took that idea one step further and decided to...

    written by: Johanna Björk
    09.09.13

  25. 5 Modern Sun Screens
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    5 Modern Sun Screens

    Brise soleil—architectural devices that shade structures from sunlight—offer sculptural flourishes and passively cool buildings. We examine five examples from the Dwell archive.

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.09.13

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