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Puerto Natales, Patagonia, Chile; Remota Hotel, designed by German del Sol

7 Resorts Off the Beaten Path

For modern adventurers, we submit seven remote resorts where you can truly escape it all.
February 25, 2015
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A New Book on the Los Angeles Development of Iconic Modernist Architect A. Quincy Jones

Architect and Dwell on Design Los Angeles speaker Cory Buckner’s forthcoming book, Crestwood Hills: The Chronicle of a Modern Utopia, revisits the obstacles faced by the Mutual Housing Association (MHA) in 1947, as they worked to develop a utopian, post–World War II community in Brentwood, California. The struggling Crestwood Hills project (originally called the Mutual Housing Tract) eventually put the MHA on the map as the only successful large-scale modern housing cooperative in the west. The cooperative hired Southern California modernist architects A. Quincy Jones and Whitney R. Smith to design 28 floor plans to offer its members.
February 25, 2015
Hella Jongerius addresses Design Indaba.

Highlight from Design Indaba 2015: Hella Jongerius

The Dutch designer made quite an impact today during her presentation at Design Indaba, Cape Town, South Africa’s premier conference focused on creativity, ideas and discourse. “I’m fighting for new industrial values,” she said. “There’s too much shit design, too much shopping without conscience.”
February 25, 2015
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Chalk It Up: How Modern Homes Incorporate Chalkboards

Excellent for doodling or nagging your roommates about chores, chalkboards add a playful touch at these five homes.
February 24, 2015
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New Addition Yanks a New England Home into the 21st-Century

A pavilion adds modern edge to a Dutch Colonial–style house in Rhode Island.
February 24, 2015
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5 Pretty Sitting Rooms

These living rooms are as nice to look at as they are to lounge in.
February 24, 2015
Laura Desk

Get Organized with These 5 Modern Desks

Though the health effects of sedentary office work have recently been called into question, it's fair to assume most of us still rely on a desk to keep us organized, either at home or the workplace. From a clever, space-saving table to a tot-friendly workstation, these are five modern desks we love.
February 24, 2015
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A Sophisticated Renovation of a 19th Century Manhattan Town House

Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.
February 24, 2015
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House of the Week: Historic Hybrid in Phoenix

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
February 24, 2015
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