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8 One-Room Wonders

Savvy homeowners prove that with clever storage and other space-saving solutions, living in a one-room apartment can be both practical and comfortable.
June 17, 2014
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City Guide: 8 Places to Visit in Pittsburgh

In our July/August 2014 issue, architect Andrew Moss walks us through the home he and his wife, electrical engineer Michelle Yanefski, built for their family in Pittsburgh's up-and-coming Lawrenceville neighborhood. Here, in his own words, Moss offers his take on the rapidly evolving city—a once-industrial beacon in the midst of transforming into a creative hotbed. (And click through the slideshow for his top design picks in Steel City, from where to shop for Eames furniture to the best place for Mexican dinner.)
June 17, 2014
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Urban Design at Dwell on Design

Urban design, from zero-energy housing to micro-living, will be explored onstage during Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, taking place June 20-22. Click through the slideshow for what to expect.
June 16, 2014
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5 Summer Toys for Kids

Encourage well-designed outdoor playtime with these picks from the Dwell Store. Featuring multipurpose toys from Kid O, an Adirondack chair in a rainbow of colors, and an inspired kite, this product assortment will keep kids happy this summer from the backyard to the beach.
June 16, 2014
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WorkOf: Building a Community of Brooklyn Makers

In the spirit of our Modern Across America issue, we sat down with WorkOf, a New York duo working to unify talented manufacturers.
June 16, 2014
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Modern Family at Dwell on Design

The Modern Family program at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, June 20-22, ranges from thoughtful onstage conversations to a Dwell-curated pavilion on the show floor. Click through the slideshow for a preview.
June 16, 2014
Gambier Island House in Canada designed by Turkel Design

7 Inviting Wooden Prefab Homes

Not all prefabs are made of sheet metal and shipping containers; these sylvan sanctuaries offer a more humanistic approach to assembly-line architecture.
June 16, 2014
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9 Well-Designed World Cup Stadiums

Good architecture makes the beautiful game look even better.
June 14, 2014
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8 Products for Indoor and Urban Gardening

At this point in the planting season, your friends and neighbors may already have neatly arranged rows of starter plants in their backyard, or pots on their balcony starting to sprout CSA-worthy veggies. But even if your apartment is bare thus far, that doesn’t mean there aren’t easy ways for you to get a little green in your life. Dwell found an array of products and planters perfect for urban living, small spaces, and indoor growing.
June 12, 2014