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  1. Spacious All-White London Flat Is—Surprise!—Less Than 600 Square Feet
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    Spacious All-White London Flat Is—Surprise!—Less Than 600 Square Feet

    With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.

    written by: Luke Tebbutt
    08.18.14

  2. Incredible Floating Barge Makes it Possible to Grow Food on Any Body of Water
    A Great Idea

    Incredible Floating Barge Makes it Possible to Grow Food on Any Body of Water

    The modular Jellyfish Barge could be a solar-powered solution to food shortages.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    12.03.14

  3. Chicago's Green Mile
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    Chicago's Green Mile

    Chicago bills a one-and-a-half-mile-long stretch of Cermak Road as "the greenest street in America," a surprising characterization considering it was once one of the grittiest industrial...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.24.13

  4. Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Caroline Baumann of Cooper Hewitt
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    Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Caroline Baumann of Cooper Hewitt

    The director of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum lists her favorite belongings and gifts.

    written by: William Lamb
    12.04.14

  5. Three Sisters Renovate Their Parents' Midcentury Home
    Renovation

    Three Sisters Renovate Their Parents' Midcentury Home

    When a couple was looking to update their 1960s house in Brentwood, California, they didn't have to look far for help. Their daughters, who make up the Los Angeles- and New York-based design...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.01.14

  6. Vespa Revamped
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    Vespa Revamped

    While probably not ideal for rainy climes, Portuguese carpenter/designer Carlos Alberto built a Vespa that could be reason enough for some people to move to a desert (one without sandstorms,...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.21.09

  7. Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from David Alhadeff of The Future Perfect
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    Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from David Alhadeff of The Future Perfect

    David Alhadeff, the owner of The Future Perfect, suggests products he loves to give and receive.

    written by: William Lamb
    12.05.14

  8. Fuel Up at These Super Charming Coffee Shops
    Shops

    Fuel Up at These Super Charming Coffee Shops

    Here at Dwell, we're always on the lookout for coffee shops that are as passionate about design as java. Drawn from our archives, these are six delightful cafés where you can relax and recharge.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    12.03.14

  9. Design Your Dwelling Winner Announced
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    Design Your Dwelling Winner Announced

    This just in: After countless hours of tense deliberation, labored hand-wringing, and heated debate, the Google SketchUp and Dwell.com Design Your Dwelling contest grand prize winner has been...

    written by: Christopher Bright
    09.10.08

  10. Modular Compound is the Ultimate Retreat for Three Generations
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    Modular Compound is the Ultimate Retreat for Three Generations

    On a wedge-shaped lot in the Texas Hill Country, a couple adapt a modular system to create an idyllic gathering spot.

    written by: Dan Oko
    photos by: Collin Hughes
    12.05.14

  11. Dusty Garages Transformed Into Studios, Party Rooms, and More
    Renovation

    Dusty Garages Transformed Into Studios, Party Rooms, and More

    Garages are loaded with untapped potential, but many homeowners take their outbuildings for granted. Here are five garages that were transformed from dusty storage units into functional spaces.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    12.05.14

  12. Scandinavian-Inspired Office Design in NYC
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    Scandinavian-Inspired Office Design in NYC

    When Dots, a mobile gaming brand, wanted to set up an office to accommodate their growing needs in New York City, they turned to designer Sheena Murphy of Sheep + Stone to create an inviting,...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.17.14

  13. A Modern House in Rural Spain
    Houses We Love

    A Modern House in Rural Spain

    In central Spain, a pair of architects craft a modern vacation home attuned to its pastoral setting.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Fernando Guerra
    12.05.14

  14. Iconic Eclisse Light from 1967 Gets a Fresh Start with a Brilliant New Hue
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    Iconic Eclisse Light from 1967 Gets a Fresh Start with a Brilliant New Hue

    An icon of Italian design, the Eclisse light—designed by Vico Magistretti in the 1960s—is being reissued by Artemide in red, just in time for the holidays.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.08.14

  15. Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Fredrik Carlström of Austere
    Product

    Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Fredrik Carlström of Austere

    Fredrik Carlström, the founder of Scandinavian design hub Austere, reveals the products and gifts he cherishes most.

    written by: William Lamb
    12.08.14

  16. An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra
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    An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra

    "Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: a European Project with American Roots" is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through April 26.

    written by: William Lamb
    12.05.14

  17. Aalto Isn't the Only Finnish Modernist: Meet Ilmari Tapiovaara
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    Aalto Isn't the Only Finnish Modernist: Meet Ilmari Tapiovaara

    Looking at back at the varied career of Finnish furniture designer Ilmari Tapiovaara.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.05.14

  18. Max Lipsey
    Profiles

    Max Lipsey

    Max Lipsey always begins his design process by holding a material in his bare hands. He then pushes it, massages it, and experiments with it. “Before I even sketch, I need to get to know the...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    04.23.12

  19. Pia Wüstenberg
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    Pia Wüstenberg

    Pia Wüstenberg, a young German-Finnish designer based in London, graduated just last year from the Royal College of Art (RCA). But a glance at her portfolio, peppered with quirky and carefully...

    04.23.12

  20. New from Pia Wüstenberg
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    New from Pia Wüstenberg

    We last highlighted Pia Wüstenberg's work in our May 2012 issue, when we called her one of design's rising stars; previously we called out her innovative recycled paper lights, which she created by...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    04.11.13

  21. House of the Week: Prefab Home of Frank Lloyd Wright's Grandson
    Houses We Love

    House of the Week: Prefab Home of Frank Lloyd Wright's Grandson

    Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.08.14

  22. Young Guns 2012: The New Nordic Guard
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    Young Guns 2012: The New Nordic Guard

    With Scandinavia's rich design legacy and long months of darkness, it's little wonder that many of the region's up-and-coming designers are masters of modern lighting. Here are three whose work we...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.10.12

  23. Photo of the Week: Brass Bathroom Hardware by Roman & Williams
    Houses We Love

    Photo of the Week: Brass Bathroom Hardware by Roman & Williams

    Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.08.14

  24. Young Guns 2012
    Profiles

    Young Guns 2012

    In our tireless search for what's modern now, we've combed the globe for fresh talent, seeking out design stars in the making—our next generation of Bouroullecs, Jasper Morrisons, and Patricia...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    05.08.12

  25. Youngest Guns 2012
    Profiles

    Youngest Guns 2012

    We jostled our way into the hallowed halls of academia to spotlight four shining examples of student-made work.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.08.14

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