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7 Modern Backsplashes That Defy the Norm

From penny tile to raised relief to bold color, some backsplashes are distinctive enough to characterize an entire kitchen on their own. Here are a bunch of the best.
February 9, 2015
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We Found the Perfect Wallpaper and Lighting Combos for Your Living Room

“Two years ago, wallpaper was a hard sell,” says Brian Paquette, a Seattle-based interior designer. “Now clients are embracing it more—it becomes like art in a room.” With that in mind, we paired four standouts with wall sconces, lighting that requires an architectural eye and more planning than floor and table lamps.
February 9, 2015
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A Smart, Energy-Saving Thermostat from the Inventors of Modern Air Conditioning

Carrier unveils a thermostat that will help keep your home's energy consumption down.
February 9, 2015
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Heima Brings Rainbow-Bright Design to the Philippines

Heima is a Philippines-based design brand founded by Bong Rojales and Rossy Anne Yabut-Rojales. Featuring bright, playful pieces with graphic adornments—pineapples and hearts abound—Heima also sells wares from local and international designers in its shops in Manila. Along with sub-brand My Apt.—a more masculine take on Heima, according to Bong and Rossy—the brand shows the energy and possibility emerging from the Philippines' design scene.
February 9, 2015
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5 Ways to Make Your Home Smarter

Interior designer Wendy Raizin shares her top tips for raising your home’s intelligence quotient.
February 8, 2015
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10 Must-Have Modern Floor Lamps

From statuesque and sculptural to minimalist and neutral, floor lamps can add personality to an interior space or complement an existing design scheme. Explore our ten floor lamp picks from the Dwell Store.
February 7, 2015
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This Apartment Shows How to Build the Perfect Live-Work Space

An Amsterdam real estate developer accustomed to flipping properties renovates—and promptly falls in love with—a live-work space to call his own.
February 7, 2015
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Preview the Key Design Topics of Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015

Our flagship event celebrates ten years with a focus on universal design, resiliency, energy, and technology.
February 7, 2015
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Lamp We Love: Solid Beech with Conical Shade by Formabilio

The Clarina floor lamp by Formabilio is a simple form fit for a modern living space.
February 6, 2015