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  1. Past and Present
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    Past and Present

    Design*Sponge managing editor Amy Azzarito branches out with her first book, Past and Present. “I love learning about history through objects and design rather than remembering names and dates; it...

    written by: Christa Martin
    photos by: Ellen Silverman
    02.15.13

  2. Product Spotlight: Pyrolave Sinks
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    Product Spotlight: Pyrolave Sinks

    Global lava stone company Pyrolave recently debuted a new sink collection. These dramatic, circular sinks contrast with the angular lines typically found in the lavatory. The sinks are made from...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.28.13

  3. 10 Tips for Timeless Luxury
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    10 Tips for Timeless Luxury

    Alene Workman is an interior designer nationally recognized for her luxury residential and corporate interiors, a Fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and a national...

    written by: Alene Workman
    02.04.13

  4. The ABC of Architects
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    The ABC of Architects

    Whether the signature work of star architects is your bread and butter, or you're a complete rookie in the realm of bold-faced design, you'll adore this quick, charming tour of the modern buildings...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.30.13

  5. The Art of the Statement Piece
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    The Art of the Statement Piece

    Whether housed inside a tightly packed apartment or an iconic mid-century abode, an interior space usually needs that special something to complete the room. In this round, we take a look at eight...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.04.13

  6. Tom Dixon Debuts a New Light at Stockholm Design Week
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    Tom Dixon Debuts a New Light at Stockholm Design Week

    Tom Dixon just released the Etch Web Stainless Steel in Stockholm, a play off of the Etch Shades that debuted this past September. Made using digital photo-acid etching (a technique in which an...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.06.13

  7. Hélène Binet's Composing Space
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    Hélène Binet's Composing Space

    If photography is painting with light, few make better canvases of buildings than Hélène Binet. The photographer has been documenting the world's most important structures for 25 years, and in late...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Hélène Binet
    02.07.13

  8. David Hertz Lands in Malibu
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    David Hertz Lands in Malibu

    From the sustainability champions over at SHFT comes an enticing profile of architect David Hertz. The green maverick helms the Studio of Environmental Architecture, a firm he founded after cutting...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.08.13

  9. Modern in the City of Roses
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    Modern in the City of Roses

    Portland—the city where young people go to retire, home of Stumptown Coffee Roasters, and filming location of that one show. We present four modern homes located in one of the friendliest cities...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.07.13

  10. A Pop of Color at Robert Allen
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    A Pop of Color at Robert Allen

    Dwell editors Olivia Martin and Diana Budds visited San Francisco's Design Center to browse through Robert Allen's new Spring 2013 collection at the Pop of Color party. The spring collection was...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.08.13

  11. Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
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    Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA

    Calling all film and design buffs! The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is currently showing the first U.S. retrospective of master director Stanley Kubrick's prolific 45-year life and career in...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    photos by: Eujin Rhee
    02.11.13

  12. Furniture Design Series: The Kitchen Table
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    Furniture Design Series: The Kitchen Table

    Merriam-Webster defines a table as: A piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface on which objects may be placed. We know the table can be so much more than...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.11.13

  13. Pouf! 6 Instant Extra Seating Ideas
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    Pouf! 6 Instant Extra Seating Ideas

    Not to be mistaken for its sister, the stool, poufs come completely covered in cloth with no visible legs. Click through the slideshow to find six purveyors of cushioned comfort fit for all.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.11.13

  14. Windows of New York by José Guízar
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    Windows of New York by José Guízar

    Graphic and information designer José Guízar, a New York transplant by way of Mexico, started The Windows of New York, a weekly illustrated series about, yes, the windows of New York. Part ode to...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.12.13

  15. Furniture Design Series: The Coffee Table
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    Furniture Design Series: The Coffee Table

    For the third installment in our table design series, (see the Dining Table series here and the Kitchen Table series here) we focus on the hardworking coffee table, center of everything from meals...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.14.13

  16. European Vacation
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    European Vacation

    We've been all over the world in our search for the best architecture and design, and we've reported on scores of fantastic cities along the way. From uncovering the surprising modern design in...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.14.13

  17. Catherine Opie: In & Around L.A.
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    Catherine Opie: In & Around L.A.

    In her work, Catherine Opie has consistently focused her lens on the subcultural phenomena and the castaways of Los Angeles—lonely, mansard-roofed Beverly Hills mansions, freeway underbellies, and...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.15.13

  18. The Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed
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    The Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

    As Friday winds down and we await the three day-weekend with bated breath, take a few moments to enjoy the best of Dwell.com from this week. Here are seven great stories you may have missed.

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.15.13

  19. Our Favorite Homes in Canada
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    Our Favorite Homes in Canada

    We've been rounding up our favorite homes region by region (check out our picks for New England) and today we turn our attention to our neighbors in the great white north. We frequently hop over...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.19.13

  20. Spin the Globe: 5 Design Events this Week
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    Spin the Globe: 5 Design Events this Week

    Post-Stockholm Furniture Fair blues? Fret not, Dwell has you covered with a fresh batch of artful events around the world. ...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.20.13

  21. 7 Slammin’ Scandinavian Interiors
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    7 Slammin’ Scandinavian Interiors

    There is something about the clean lines and pale wood of quintessential Scandinavian design that makes it so appealing. To bring the style into your own abode, check out some Northern interiors...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.20.13

  22. Shape Shifters

    Shape Shifters

    Incorporating a wide array of geometries—like a pendant lamp inspired by the Fibonacci sequence or six-sided acoustic wall tiles—is a sure thing for playing up visual interest in an interior.

    02.25.13

  23. Quarry Bookshelf

    Quarry Bookshelf

    The Manhattan-based interior designer scaled down this oak bookshelf, punctuated by perforated metal dividers, to fit into a nook or entryway. “I love the subtle texture the wire-brushing lends to...

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