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Set in Stone: Furniture and Accessories with Marble Details

From the Greek word marmaros, meaning “shining stone,” marble is a refined material that has been used in sculpture, architecture, and product design. From home accents to furniture, these ten striking pieces celebrate the elegant, classic material. 
February 21, 2015
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A Look at Marble in the Kitchen

Marble is certainly not a new choice for the kitchen, but we still love it on backsplashes, islands, and dining tables.
February 20, 2015
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Bathing Beauties: 5 Sleek Outdoor Showers

These spaces aren't for the bashful.
February 20, 2015
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How to Design with Mahogany

Every variety of wood has its own personality. Rich yet restrained, mahogany is a soothing presence. Here's how seven modern homes put it to use.
February 20, 2015
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Sling Shots: 7 Ways to Design With the Versatile Sling Chair

Think of a sling chair as having the comfort of a hammock with a dressed up sensibility. From Brazilian classics to contemporary interpretations, the following are seven hot seats.
February 20, 2015
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Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables

Some designers embrace communal seating as a part of an egalitarian philosophy, others have it thrust on them by spatial constraints. Either way, elongated tables have lately become an accepted ingredient in modern hospitality design. Checkout a few of our favorites.
February 20, 2015
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Your Chance to Write for Dwell is Here

Love architecture, design, and writing about architecture and design? Join the team.
February 20, 2015
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A New L.A. Exhibition Celebrates California Modernism

Two artists working in different media—painting and silk screening—join forces at a gallery near downtown to focus on midcentury architecture and design. The show, “California Modernists,” opens tomorrow at Gallery Nucleus in Alhambra.
February 20, 2015
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8 Modern Lighting Options for Every Room

Although often sought for its function, lamps, and light fixtures are a simple way to add personality to an interior. A sculptural table lamp and artful chandelier can double as pieces of art, while minimalist sconces and task lights add a sense of serenity to a room. Browse some of our favorite pendant, table, floor, and wall lights here, and be sure to view the complete collection at the Dwell Store. 
February 19, 2015