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  1. Design Icon: Michael Graves

    Design Icon: Michael Graves

    Dwell visits renowned architect and designer Michael Graves at his home in Princeton, New Jersey, to discuss his thoughts on his career, his practice, and universal design.

    04.12.12

  2. Preserving the Keokuk Union Depot

    Preserving the Keokuk Union Depot

    Dwell visits Keokuk, Iowa, to check out the winner of our Sub-Zero-sponsored Rethinking Preservation contest—and to learn more about the town, the railroads, and the once modern and bustling depot.

    08.10.12

  3. The Modern Family: Part One

    The Modern Family: Part One

    For Part One of our two-part series "The Modern Family," sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, the Yee family welcomes us into their bucolic home in Carmel, California, designed by Lake|Flato Architects. As...

    09.12.12

  4. The Modern Family: Part Two

    The Modern Family: Part Two

    For Part Two of our video series "The Modern Family," sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, we head to New York City's Lower East Side, where architects Hayes and James Slade have renovated a 1,600-square...

    10.04.12

  5. Love What You Do

    Love What You Do

    Dwell travels to Monterey, California, for a peek into the life of Hanni Liliedahl Silacci, the winner of our Love What You Do contest sponsored by Dyson.

    10.31.12

  6. Jens Risom

    Jens Risom

    In the late 1960s, designer Jens Risom sought an affordable vacation home for his family on Block Island, off the coast of Rhode Island. Now some 45 years later, the prefab cottage still exists to...

    11.19.12

  7. Winter Warmers

    Winter Warmers

    Baby, it's cold outside. We recommend slipping into something comfortable and spending time with these accessories designed to keep you cozy.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    01.09.12

  8. Knee-High to a Budget

    Knee-High to a Budget

    From powder-coated steel to polished tree stumps and the toned-down camp of Lucite to Eames-era wire legs, these petite beauties—under $250 apiece—carry more weight than your average...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.06.12

  9. Light Flight

    Light Flight

    Domestic lighting is having a sculptural moment with designers eschewing accented shapes and materials in favor of surprising silhouettes. Put aside your task lamps, Edison bulbs, and cloth...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.04.12

  10. Hide & Seek

    Hide & Seek

    Even the sleekist modernist accumulates stuff in need of a hiding spot, and the hold-all furniture we spotted on recent travels to the Stockholm and Paris design fairs prove that it’s not a...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.13.12

  11. On Deck

    On Deck

    Lounge long and prosper in this selection of modish outdoor chairs that are as welcome on the patio as spring itself.

    written by: William Bostwick
    05.01.12

  12. Graphic Carpet Ride

    Graphic Carpet Ride

    Like typography savants, textile cognoscenti occupy a healthy chunk of the modernist population—as they should, since woven accessories are essential for warming up a stark, streamlined...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.05.12

  13. Ready, Set, Go

    Ready, Set, Go

    Forks need to be heavy, said hip-hop mogul Jay-Z while planning the VIP booths for Brooklyn's Barclays Center, opening this month. We concur—the modern tabletop is all about the tactile details.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.09.12

  14. The Little Gadget that Could

    The Little Gadget that Could

     A seated 12-course dinner may still exist in some corner of the universe, but our favorite kind of to-do is the one that keeps a host out of the kitchen. These gadgets take the work out of...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.16.12

  15. Guest Services

    Guest Services

    A good host isn't defined by apartment size or an over-the-top chocolate fountain. Rather, party chops are awarded for flexibility. Incorporate these double-duty pieces for a pad that's hopping in...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.19.12

  16. Letterpress We Love

    Letterpress We Love

    In our September 2012 Design Finder, photo director Anna Alexander visited the Chicago Shop of Chandra Greer. There, Greer, a letterpress aficionado and stationary expert, has curated a selection...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.24.12

  17. 10 Designs by Patricia Urquiola

    10 Designs by Patricia Urquiola

    Spanish-born and Milan-based designer Patricia Urquiola has been featured in Dwell a handful of times throughout the years (most recently she appeared in our Women in Design Timeline). One of...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.07.12

  18. Made in the USA

    Made in the USA

    From sea to shining sea, the United States holds a wide stratum of makers. Here we’ve collected the newest products from our favorite welders, weavers, and woodworkers, to name just a few.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.10.12

  19. 30 American Made Designs We Love

    30 American Made Designs We Love

    In our American Modern issue out now, we feature 20 new designs manufactured stateside. Last year, we also rounded up classic and contemporary US-made products ranging from lighting to tableware to...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    09.16.12

  20. 10 Stone Products We Dig

    10 Stone Products We Dig

    From a marble-based table lamp by Achille Castiglioni to a clean slate for serving cheese to a gabion-inspired table by De La Espada, we've rounded up our favorite modern stone products. And for...

    10.25.12

  21. The Expandables

    The Expandables

    Whether you're living in a tightly packed apartment or making a minimal footprint in a stand-alone home, choose furniture that flips, folds, morphs, and stows away to keep interiors tidy.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.01.12

  22. Piping Hot

    Piping Hot

    Even the fluffiest sofa looks sporty and tailored when outlined in crisp edging. Whether zigzagged, contrast-stitched, or piped, the latest trend in upholstered furniture has us examining the seams.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.19.12

  23. Weekend Detour: St. Louis, Missouri

    Weekend Detour: St. Louis, Missouri

    St. Louis is famous for Budweiser, the Cardinals, and the Gateway Arch. And Eero Saarinen's 630-foot-high stainless-steel arch—part building, part sculpture—has towered over the banks...

    written by: Georgina Gustin
    08.03.12

  24. Beacon, New York

    Beacon, New York

    Just a quick hour and a half outside of New York City, the best way to reach Beacon is via Metro-North’s Croton-Harmon line. Conveniently trailing the length of the Hudson River, this...

    10.23.12

  25. Dan Flavin: Drawing

    Dan Flavin: Drawing

    Best known for his fluorescent light installations, Dan Flavin was also an avid draftsman. This first retrospective of his drawings will include over one hundred sheets representing every phase...

    01.01.12

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