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How Technology Informs the Craft Revolution

An exhibition at Design Museum Holon showcases products that marry handicraft and high-tech.
September 4, 2014
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Modern Bathroom Renovation in San Francisco

When Chris Brigham, founder of Knife & Saw, discovered water damage in the master bathroom of his San Francisco home, it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. The furniture maker and his wife had never loved the space, and Brigham took the opportunity to renovate with the help of designer/builder Fidel Archuleta of ArcSon Design. Together, they planned out a complete overhaul of the room that features no shortage of custom built-ins. The end result: a welcoming, clean-lined setting in warm wood and cool concrete.
September 4, 2014
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August Smart Lock is Both Functional and Attractive

Smart lock systems are one of those inventions that sound like more trouble than they’re worth, but when done right, they’re a boon to anyone who shares an apartment or home, either for Airbnb or lending a beach house to visiting friends. The August Smart Lock, now available in Apple stores, is a well-designed and highly functional option.
September 4, 2014

Early Drawings by Famous Architects

Early architectural drawings showcase established architects' creative explorations on paper.
September 3, 2014
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8 Modern Chandeliers

Stuffy crystal fixtures, take heed—these modern chandeliers give a living space a healthy dose of pizzazz, without going overboard.
September 2, 2014
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Modern Cottage Renovation in Michigan

A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.
September 2, 2014
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Icons of Danish Design: Wooden Ducklings and Birds

In 1959, a Danish police officer stopped traffic in order to let a young family of ducks across the road. Inspired by the newspaper photographs, Hans Bøling designed duck and duckling figures to playfully commemorate the event. Now icons of Danish design, these birds exemplify the art of handcrafted wood. Click through the slideshow to see some of our favorite models, available in the Dwell Store.
August 29, 2014
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Modern Furniture Designer Continues Her Family Tradition

Shuttling between her Paris apartment and her German workshop, Gesa Hansen strikes a balance while continuing a family design tradition.
August 29, 2014
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The Complete Guide to Designing with Color

Dare to paint a wall purple? Buy a blue refrigerator? Choose a yellow floor? Dwell gathered our best and brightest homes to create the ultimate color guide, with design ideas for every shade of the rainbow.
August 28, 2014