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15 Modern Summer Rentals

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.
May 26, 2014
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Digitally Fabricated Furniture by Dutch Designer Joris Laarman

Dutch designer Joris Laarman's futuristic furniture, on view at Friedman Benda gallery in New York through June 14, 2014, disrupts the traditional manufacturing model: Laarman's designs are digitally fabricated through a variety of methods, among them a robotic 3-D printer created by Laarman's lab. The results of these inventive structural techniques are designs with an otherworldly, highly sculptural effect—evident in pieces like his Maker chair, made from interlocking parts in a process likened to assembling a 3-D puzzle.
May 26, 2014
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Historic Collection of Shaker Furniture Up for Auction

A vast collection of Shaker furniture, representing the group's utilitarian leanings and stringent lifestyle, goes up for auction in Boston.
May 26, 2014
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Design Icon: C. Howard Crane

Without any architecture training, Crane built some of the most decadent theaters of the country.
May 26, 2014
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New York Shop with Austrian Design Sensibility

Two Viennese expats open a New York City shop stocked with furniture, lighting, and accessories from their home country and beyond.
May 25, 2014
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The Future of Office Design

What’s the future of office design? We investigate how start-up culture is influencing everything from corporate campuses to contract furniture. See more about Office Environment.
May 24, 2014
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Julie Fisher on How to Shop for Furniture

We tapped architect Julie Fisher—who designed the inventive staircase-slide hybrid in our March 2014 issue—for her expert opinion on how to shop for furniture. Along with Rachel Crowl, Fisher of fcStudio Inc. crafts interiors that are elegant, expressive, and functional. Here are her tips and tricks for two of the toughest spaces to stock: living and dining rooms.
May 23, 2014
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6 Interiors from Dwell's May Issue

For Dwell's May 2014 issue, we turned our editorial eye to progressive homes around the globe, from a smart home office in Athens to a eucalyptus-lined enclave in Australia. Take a peek at our slideshow for more, and pick up the issue on newsstands now.
May 23, 2014
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An Elegant Dining Room in Mexico City

The owner of Flexform’s New York showroom, David Levy, creates an elegant dining room overlooking Mexico City.
May 23, 2014