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7 Favorites from A2 Designers

A2 Designers, is yet another Scandinavian success creating visionary pieces of furniture since 2008. Based out of the Swedish province, Småland, their working designers and craftsmen utilize local resources and materials to construct contemporary items. Take a look at 7 of our favorites!
October 17, 2013
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Salvaged Wood Renovation in Portland

Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.
October 17, 2013
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7 Modern Outdoor Fireplaces We Love

There's no better time to gather around an outdoor fire pit then on a windy Autumn night. Check out these cozy outdoor areas, equipped with the latest technology and embracing timeless traditions with modern design.
October 17, 2013
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Material Focus: Brick

The materials most closely associated with modernism are steel and concrete but the building block of the ages is—and will likely remain—brick. Used as early as 7500 BC, the material now crops up in modern homes, like in the handful we've gathered in the following slideshow. (If you need further convincing, Louis Kahn loved brick, too.)
October 17, 2013
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A Gothic-Inspired Modern Home

Modernism's crisp lines and ornament-free surfaces bear little resemblance to Gothic architecture's gingerbread house–like flourishes. But in the North Carolina residence belonging to a musician and his son, Medieval structures informed the contemporary design. Michael Rank approached Raleigh-based firm Tonic to create a house that emphasized his love of tall, vertical spaces and staircases. A professional musician, Rank also requested space for a recording studio. Privacy was paramount as was room for his collection of art and muscle cars. Tonic took all the requirements and delivered a thoughtfully planned two-bedroom, two-and-a-half-bath house at about $200 per square foot.
October 17, 2013
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Shop Talk: 7 New Pieces from Totokaelo Art—Object

Dwell revisits Totokaelo Art—Object, a curated, minimalist boutique which houses an array of cultured products and materials. The effortless presentation reflects the intricate hand-selected pieces, including everything from smaller textiles and home accessories to larger, weighty furniture staples and fixtures. Here are a few of our favorites!
October 16, 2013
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A Very Dwell Holiday: Part 1

It may seem early given that we haven't even been trick-or-treating yet but believe it or not the time has come to start thinking about the holidays. The season can really sneak up on you! We know it can be hard to find beautiful and well designed holiday decor so we've gathered some of our favorites of the season and wrapped them up in two parts just for you.
October 16, 2013
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7 Small Spaces for the Adventurous Traveler

On a budget? Want to travel? Looking for adventure? Look no further than these small spaces. From Iceland to Mexico, these destinations are modern, chic, and amazingly affordable.
October 16, 2013
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Designing with Ipe: Hardwood at Home

Ipe, commonly known as Brazilian walnut, is a South American hardwood that is three times harder than cedar, has the same fire rating as concrete and steel, and is resistant to humidity and mildew. Here are six examples of the hardwood at work.
October 16, 2013
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