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  1. Nontoxic Housecleaning Guide
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    Nontoxic Housecleaning Guide

    I'll confess it now: I still buy and use all those household cleaning beasties that I know I shouldn't like Windex, Formula 409 and that scourge of bathtub rings, Soft Scrub. I know in my...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.09.09

  2. Alvar Aalto in Lights
    Travel Reports

    Alvar Aalto in Lights

    International Style architect Alvar Aalto is undoubtedly Finland's best-known design export, and is often cited for his mastery of natural light. Less often discussed is his role as a designer of...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    09.09.09

  3. Salt + Pepper Shakers

    Salt + Pepper Shakers

    Looking to shake things up at mealtime? Domestic Aesthetic's recalimed wood Salt + Pepper Shakers will add some spice to any dining room table.

  4. CRUDE: Director Commentary

    CRUDE: Director Commentary

    An inside look at the infamous $27 billion "Amazon Chernobyl" case, CRUDE is a real-life, high stakes legal documentary involving global politics, the environmental movement, celebrity...

    09.08.09

  5. OAN's Classroom Design Winner
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    OAN's Classroom Design Winner

    Earlier this year we wrote about Open Architecture Network's challenge to create a better classroom design that can accommodate the anticipated surge in student numbers worldwide over the next five...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    09.08.09

  6. Flock Mobile

    Flock Mobile

    This simply shaped maple veneer mobile makes like a modern flock taking flight above your baby's bed. It's just one of the many lovely things on display at Bookhou, a beautiful shop based in...

    $160.00

  7. Mabel Sofa

    Mabel Sofa

    Statement sofas needn't be staid models of straight lines and solid colors. Mabel—contructed from Eurpoean hardwood and upholstered in a linen exclusively designed by Donna Wilson for British...

    £3510.00

  8. JFK Chair

    JFK Chair

    This sleek, substantial walnut seat is part of the first collection from new design studio Aprro, which made its debut at ICFF in May. A desk, bench, and side table complete the strong series by...

  9. Friday Finds 9.4.09
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    Friday Finds 9.4.09

    Our weekly round-up is short and sweet today—check out the links below to see what caught our editors' fancy as they meandered around the Web this week.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    09.04.09

  10. Green Pocket Tiles
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    Green Pocket Tiles

    If you aspire to have a little kitchen garden for herbs and baby greens, these Green Pockets would be an elegant place to start. The small planters affix to the wall, interspersed with flat tile to...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    09.04.09

  11. Nature Planter

    Nature Planter

    This beautiful planter from Portland's Design Night would provide the perfect spot for a new collection of flowers and herbs. The larger opening up top allows for a sprout that needs some more...

    $375.00

  12. DecorMaison Wallpaper
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    DecorMaison Wallpaper

    In homes, restaurants and retail shops alike, it's common to see a single wall covered in loud, brightly patterned wallpaper—an easy design strategy that packs a powerful visual punch. Plenty...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    09.03.09

  13. The Urban Housing Handbook
    Books

    The Urban Housing Handbook

    The Urban Housing Handbook from Wiley Publications, a new tome from Paris-based architects Caroline Stahl and Eric Firley, is a guided tour through urban housing typologies from all over the world....

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.03.09

  14. Isometric Table

    Isometric Table

    We like the clean, simple lines and no-hardware construction of this handcrafted, 100% bamboo table from LA/Berlin-based Kalon Studios, which comes in three different sizes to suit your living or...

    $1600.00

  15. Arik Levy
    Interviews

    Arik Levy

    Arik Levy’s designs have been produced by a variety of big names—e15 (SH05 ARIE shelf, pictured below), Zanotta, Council, Living Divani, and Bernhardt Design, to name a few—but...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    09.02.09

  16. George Smart
    Profiles

    George Smart

    George Smart, executive director of Triangle Modernist Archive, is a modern-day Lorax for modern-designed houses. In early 2007, a quick Internet search for “Raleigh modernist architecture...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    09.02.09

  17. Design by Numbers
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    Design by Numbers

    Simon Alderson and Tony Cunninham of London–based high designer purveyors twentytwentyone talk kitsch versus collectible and the integrity of good design.

    written by: John Kachoyan
    09.02.09

  18. Big Design in Little China
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    Big Design in Little China

    In downtown Los Angeles, nonprofit worker turned design-savvy entrepreneur Willard Ford turned the historic Kim Sing Theatre into a haven for modern furniture and design, now known as Ford&...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    09.02.09

  19. HIB-System: Snap Together a House
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    HIB-System: Snap Together a House

    You may not have realized it at the time, but if you played with LEGOs a lot as a kid you were giving yourself good training for the future of housing, when you'd be able to snap together your own...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    09.02.09

  20. Portland, Maine
    City Guide

    Portland, Maine

    Portland has long been a cultural outpost in New England, a hotspot for artists and longshoreman alike who crave the sophistication of the big city (65,000 people) while still retaining a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.02.09

  21. By the Book
    Finishing Touch

    By the Book

    This modern log cabin from architecture students at Auburn University was designed to be completed for $20,000—an admirable solution for the down-at-heel looking to put down roots.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    09.02.09

  22. Twist Table

    Twist Table

    Design House Stockholm introduced some great pieces at last month's New York International Gift Fair, including this new table from designer Philip Edis. The planes can rotate around, allowing you...

    $550.00

  23. Modern Kitchens and Baths with Marmol Radziner

    We are pleased to welcome architect Leo Marmol, FAIA, Principal of Los Angeles-based Marmol Radziner + Associates, best known for its meticulous restoration of mid-century modern homes, including...

    09.01.09

  24. Regional Modern Real Estate Websites

    Regional Modern Real Estate Websites

    Take a look at our ever-evolving collection of realtors and real estate websites across the United States that specialize in mid-century modern listings. We're adding new resources every day, so...

    09.01.09

  25. Martin Roll Pillow

    Martin Roll Pillow

    Back up your color theory with these functional bolster pillows. Available in a variety of playful color combinations.

    $25.00

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