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  1. The Brick Weave House in Chicago
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    The Brick Weave House in Chicago

    Born as a horse stable, the Brick Weave House in Chicago is all about transportation and transparency. A clever renovation has made it the most compelling architecture on the block and home to a...

    written by: Blair Kamin
    photos by: Gregg Segal
    08.31.09

  2. The Carter School Project
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    The Carter School Project

    This summer, the Master of Architecture Program at Massachusetts College of Art and Design ran the first hands-on project in their Community Design Build program. At The Carter School, a school for...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    08.31.09

  3. 2010 Calendar from Linda and Harriett
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    2010 Calendar from Linda and Harriett

    At Dwell, we're often living in several months at once: Our October 2009 issue hits newsstands next week but we're already busy writing our articles for February 2010. So it's not surprising that...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.31.09

  4. ModKat Litter Box

    ModKat Litter Box

    It can be tough to find the right place in the home for traditional litter boxes, which can be a little big, a bit untidy (no matter how fastidious your feline), and, well, just not too nice to...

    $180.00

  5. Eight Questions for Graham Pullin
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    Eight Questions for Graham Pullin

    Graham Pullin is an interaction designer who teaches at the University of Dundee in Scotland. His new book is Design Meets Disability, out next month from MIT Press. I had a chance to ask Pullin a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.30.09

  6. Koji Tsutsui
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    Koji Tsutsui

    In September 2008, architect Koji Tsutsui accepted the Ceramic Tiles of Italy award for designing a modern, white-tiled residence in Tokyo. One day later, he traded the spotlights of European...

    08.30.09

  7. Friday Finds 8.28.09
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    Friday Finds 8.28.09

    This week at Dwell as the chilly summer gives way to the warmest, sunniest months in San Francisco's calendar, the troops have rallied up a collection of links from around the Web for your Week in...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    08.28.09

  8. Bird Calls from Sweet Bella
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    Bird Calls from Sweet Bella

    The design world, like Tippi Hedren, pecked on all sides, has fallen prey to the birds. For the past few years the crafty set has flocked in droves to our winged, feathered friends. Nary a letter...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.28.09

  9. Kitchen Scrubbing Cloths

    Kitchen Scrubbing Cloths

    What may look like a couple of piles of colorful rubber bands are in fact kitchen scrubbing cloths made from some surprising natural materials. Recycled corn cobs compose the coarse yellow one and...

    $9.90

  10. Park Street Renovation
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    Park Street Renovation

    The renovation of Katie and John Eller's Park Street Residence in the Bernal Heights neighborhood of San Francisco began with a referral from a friend: "She said, 'I want your architect and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.27.09

  11. Hungry? Print Yourself a Meal
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    Hungry? Print Yourself a Meal

    Every year Electrolux Design Lab runs a student competition for innovative household appliances, and every year the challenge draws out ideas that are both visionary in concept [verging on sci-fi]...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    08.27.09

  12. Bold Color, Small Space: The Black Apartment

    Bold Color, Small Space: The Black Apartment

    Frequent TED speaker and international advertising consultant Cindy Gallop opens the doors to her unusual apartment in Manhattan, an all-black space filled to the brim with curios and novel objets...

    08.27.09

  13. Lund & Paarmann's Hot Seats
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    Lund & Paarmann's Hot Seats

    The Danish architecture and design firm Lund & Paarmann have some striking new seating debuting in just a few days at CODE09, an event of Copenhagen Design Week. The new collection, shown...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    08.26.09

  14. Architectural Reuse in Tokyo
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    Architectural Reuse in Tokyo

    In Japan, “old” is a relative term. While the country is known for its exquisite ancient temples, when it comes to residential architecture, many houses are considered ready for the...

    written by: William Lamb
    08.26.09

  15. Wooden Folding Ruler

    Wooden Folding Ruler

    Sometimes wielding a yard stick isn't the most convenient thing in the world, so whether you're out and about or just don't need to negotiate with a full three feet, this wooden ruler folds up for...

    $5.00

  16. Ball Clock Giveaway!
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    Ball Clock Giveaway!

    Dwell and Zwello have teamed up to gift a George Nelson–designed Ball Clock to one lucky person out there—sign up for one of our newsletters this week and enter to win.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    08.25.09

  17. Wolfe Den, Austin, Texas
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    Wolfe Den, Austin, Texas

    Architect MJ Neal, much like his hometown of Austin, Texas, possesses a balanced combination of country cordiality and urban edge. In October 2008, we wrote about one of his projects in the...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    08.25.09

  18. Dado Cubes

    Dado Cubes

    Get your kids into the groove with Dado Cubes, a set of ten durable plastic nesting blocks that stack up to make all kinds of neat constructions. Each piece has a slit on all four sides, allowing...

    $27.50

  19. Google SketchUp Tutorial for Kids

    Google SketchUp Tutorial for Kids

    As part of the upcoming Kids' Digital Design Contest, architect Mason Kirby will introduce parents of would-be contestants the basics of working with SketchUp, a free 3D modeling program from...

    08.24.09

  20. BoConcept Release Party

    BoConcept Release Party

    In the months of September and October, BoConcept is hosting parties in their showroom locations all over the country. This week, on Thursday, September 17, the Austin, Texas location will be...

    08.24.09

  21. Passive Houses in Stockholm
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    Passive Houses in Stockholm

    Back in early 2008, we wrote about a new suburban development by Swedish architecture firm Smedshammar + Holmberg, which was meant to set a new precedent in Sweden for housing innovation. Now...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    08.24.09

  22. Pacific Heights Remodel
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    Pacific Heights Remodel

    In the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, what started off as a decorating job turned into a full-blown renovation for Nicole Hollis, founder of Nicole Hollis Interior Design. "...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.24.09

  23. Letter Rack

    Letter Rack

    Its form evokes an envelope and its function encourages putting pen to paper and sending a note through the post. This limited edition GOODD exclusive from designer David Weatherhead might not hel...

    £12.00

  24. OFF Light Switch

    OFF Light Switch

    Need a(nother) reminder to leave the lights off at home? Try this switch from designer Scott Amron, which doubles as a fully functioning hook. Hang your coat and keep your energy usage on the down...

    $12.00

  25. Dog Duvet

    Dog Duvet

    Give Fido a clean, comfy place to sleep and your holey old jeans and t-shirts a second life with Molly Mutt's 100% cotton dog duvets. Designed to cover your pup's existing bed, or, in a clever case...

    $20.00

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