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  1. Bubble Necklace

    Bubble Necklace

    Who didn’t love playing with a bottle of Mr. Bubble as a kid? This glass bubble necklace designed by Marina and Susanna Sent gives is a bit of nostalgia in wearable form. Each time you wear...

    $115.00

  2. Cork Cuff

    Cork Cuff

    The Cork Cuff designed by Donna Piacenza and produced by Studio 1AM employs 100-percent-recycled natural cork as a wearable material. Each piece is cut from a single block previously used for...

    $48.00

  3. Laser-Cut Earrings

    Laser-Cut Earrings

    This geometric design has an architectural sensibility. I swooned over the laser-cut bamboo and gold-filled hardware crafted by San Francisco-based Folia Design. Part city grid, part Mondrian, all...

    $38.00

  4. Art Range Bangle

    Art Range Bangle

    This wonderfully striking and elegantly simple bracelet is crafted by Dinosaur Designs. It’s a stand-alone piece to be worn as an object d’art. Manufactured out of resin, this should be...

    $210.00

  5. Disk Earrings

    Disk Earrings

    The bright woods found in these lightweight earrings is sourced from recycled skateboards. Yes, you read that right: recycled skateboards—I'm so stoked about that! Designed by MapleXO, their...

    $36.00

  6. Torus Ring

    Torus Ring

    I love the selection of colors available for the nylon version of this ring that can also be worn as a pendant! These industrial rings come out of the Silva/Bradshaw Studio, which focuses on modern...

    $25.00

  7. Plumage Necklace

    Plumage Necklace

    This bold necklace comes from the Animalia collection crafted by Molly M Designs. Its form is a mashup of abstractions found in the natural world and Egyptian, Native American, African and Japanese...

    $64.00

  8. Bubble Earrings

    Bubble Earrings

    I recently came across the Philippa Roberts line at her small design shop and studio in Piedmont, CA. I love the lightweight feel and organic shape of these Sterling silver Bubble earrings.

    $101.00

  9. New Letterpress from bluepoolroad
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    New Letterpress from bluepoolroad

    It’s no secret that we’re suckers for letterpress here at Dwell, and we're delighted to see the new stationery line from bluepoolroad. Part of the fun comes from the playful use of the...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    02.02.09

  10. 5 Modern Showerhead Picks by Leonard Koren
    Product Reviews

    5 Modern Showerhead Picks by Leonard Koren

    Whether you want to replace your drizzly dud or indulge in a decadent deluge, these showerheads will wash your ills away.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Hunter Freeman
    02.02.09

  11. Solar Flair
    Design 101

    Solar Flair

    Interested in running more than just your home on the sun’s rays? Here’s a handy introduction to some of the most innovative solar goods available.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.02.09

  12. Panel House
    Design 101

    Panel House

    Taking advantage of Southern California’s sunny skies, architect David Hertz ingrained 
passive solar features in almost every detail 
of the Panel House for client Thomas Ennis.

    written by: James Nestor
    02.02.09

  13. Clifford Avenue Homes
    Design 101

    Clifford Avenue Homes

    The cost for solar systems is not only related to how elaborate the system is—it also depends on where you live.

    written by: James Nestor
    02.02.09

  14. Wooler Mills House
    Design 101

    Wooler Mills House

    The first misconception about going solar is that it is expensive.

    written by: James Nestor
    02.02.09

  15. Exploring the Solar Systems
    Design 101

    Exploring the Solar Systems

    For the past 30 years, we’ve been teased with the promise of plentiful solar energy. But for most of us, nerdy solar calculators and watches are as close as we get to realizing this promise....

    written by: James Nestor
    02.02.09

  16. My Place in the Sun
    Design 101

    My Place in the Sun

    Envious of the energy savings accrued by neighbors with solar panels on their roofs, but unsure how to go about putting up your own panels? Jennifer Roberts writes about the how, where, and why of...

    written by: Jennifer Roberts
    02.02.09

  17. Color 101: Created from Color
    Design 101

    Color 101: Created from Color

    There are endless choices to be made in the world of color, as anyone who has tried to paint a room plain white knows. Even more variation is introduced when materials, use, and application are all...

    written by: Fred A. Bernstein
    02.02.09

  18. Color 101: Brand New Color
    Design 101

    Color 101: Brand New Color

    The fact that your car is tinted a subtle silver or that 
your running shoes have vibrant orange stripes flaring up their sides is hardly a design afterthought.

    written by: Fred A. Bernstein
    02.02.09

  19. Color 101: Chipping Away
    Design 101

    Color 101: Chipping Away

    Most designers, be they graphic or interior, consult 
their Pantone fan guide when considering hues.

    written by: Fred A. Bernstein
    02.02.09

  20. Color 101: Hueless
    Design 101

    Color 101: Hueless

    Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors. Fred Bernstein, a resolute lover of neutrals, attempts to expand his horizon of hues.

    written by: Fred A. Bernstein
    02.02.09

  21. Simply Sustainable
    Green

    Simply Sustainable

    Located in a hidden valley on the picturesque Izu Peninsula, a few hours west of Tokyo, the Watanabe Residence, designed by architect Tadashi Murai, looks more like an imposing black box propped...

    written by: Julian Worrall
    photos by: Alessio Guarino
    02.02.09

  22. Density Down Under
    Green

    Density Down Under

    Six weeks after moving from a “gorgeous custom house with huge gardens” in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, into an apartment a few minutes from the city’s central business district, Roz Mawson...

    written by: Deborah Bishop
    photos by: Simon Devitt
    02.02.09

  23. Rising to the Occasion
    Green

    Rising to the Occasion

    Gerard Kitchener is fond of talking about the weather, especially as it pertains to Waratah Bay in southeastern Victoria, Australia.

    written by: Catherine Franklin
    photos by: Peter Hyatt
    02.02.09

  24. Let the Sun Shine In
    Green

    Let the Sun Shine In

    Although the University of Colorado Buffaloes football team fell short during bowl season, another dynasty is afoot at the idyllic Boulder campus.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.02.09

  25. Spruce: Eco-Modernism in the Big Easy
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    Spruce: Eco-Modernism in the Big Easy

    After Nomita Joshi-Gupta’s home in New Orleans was damaged in Hurricane Katrina, she set out looking for eco-friendly products and services. But when she came up empty, she called her friend...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.02.09

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