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  1. Tailored Itinerary: Mid-Century Design
    Dwell on Design

    Tailored Itinerary: Mid-Century Design

    There are over 400 exhibitors and 200 speakers attending Dwell on Design. With topics spanning prefab to landscaping to technology, we thought we'd drum up a roster of things to see and do for all...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.18.13

  2. Landscape Architect Bernard Trainor
    Outdoor

    Landscape Architect Bernard Trainor

    We're thrilled to welcome Bernard Trainor to Dwell on Design this year. The Monterey-based, Australia-born landscape architect has a knack for crafting gardens that complement their built and...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.15.13

  3. Dwell on Design Awards 2013
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell on Design Awards 2013

    On Friday, June 21, we presented our third-annual Dwell on Design Awards, in which we handed out custom-made awards designed by Dwell creative director Alejandro Chavetta and the San Francisco...

    written by: Erika Heet
    07.09.13

  4. Prefab Icon: Dome of Discovery by Ralph Tubbs
    Rewind

    Prefab Icon: Dome of Discovery by Ralph Tubbs

    With a life span of just 11 months, the prefabricated 1951 Dome of Discovery, designed by architect Ralph Tubbs for the Festival of Britain, lives on as a lost cultural icon.

    written by: Dominic Bradbury
    03.18.13

  5. Dwell Outdoor Takes Center Stage at Dwell on Design
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell Outdoor Takes Center Stage at Dwell on Design

    This year, for the first time, the ever-popular Dwell Outdoor will live right in the middle of the show floor, immediately viewable at the entrance. Beneath a stylized “rope-art” canopy created by...

    written by: Kristen W. Terry
    06.11.13

  6. Modern Kitchen Renovation with Mid-Century Roots
    Renovation

    Modern Kitchen Renovation with Mid-Century Roots

    Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new space.

    written by: Jennifer Sergent
    07.24.13

  7. Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum
    A Great Idea

    Imaginative Playgrounds by Monstrum

    Designers often talk about the importance of play, emphasizing its power to create creative breakthroughs. Design firm Monstrum, based in Denmark, took that idea one step further and decided to...

    written by: Johanna Björk
    09.09.13

  8. Guide to the Uptown Design District in Palm Springs
    Travel Reports

    Guide to the Uptown Design District in Palm Springs

    Work your way up North Palm Canyon Drive, and you'll hit the highest concentration of modern shopping and dining in Palm Springs. The Uptown Design District brims over with contemporary and mid...

    02.21.13

  9. Practice of Patronage
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    Practice of Patronage

    Last night in New York, the Museum of Arts & Design hosted a panel on the Practice of Patronage as part of an ongoing exhibition, After the Museum: The Home Front 2013. Dan Rubenstein, co-curator...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.17.13

  10. Brassy Brooklyn Kitchen
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    Brassy Brooklyn Kitchen

    For a family of three in the grand old Brooklyn apartment we featured in our story Top Brass, an updated kitchen meant rich materials, a warm walnut slab, and custom woodwork by Marcus...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    03.07.13

  11. International Style at Dwell on Design
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    International Style at Dwell on Design

    The international presence at Dwell on Design has grown exponentially since the show began in 2006. Exhibitors from Finland to France, presenters from New Zealand to Norway, and attendees from all...

    written by: Kristen W. Terry
    05.07.13

  12. Modern Hallway Designs We Love Part Two
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    Modern Hallway Designs We Love Part Two

    In this four-part series, we explore modern hallway designs from Asia to North America sourced from the Dwell archives. Click here to view Part One!

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.09.13

  13. 15 Super Unique Libraries Around the World
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    15 Super Unique Libraries Around the World

    From Stuttgart, Germany to Iwaki City, Japan, we take a look at 15 of the most extraordinarily-designed libraries.

    written by: Sarah Park
    03.30.13

  14. Wood in the House
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    Wood in the House

    Known for its strength, durability, and diverse range of grains and colors, wood has been the undefeated provider of shelter and furnishing material for millennia. We take a look at five residences...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.06.13

  15. Starry Night: Outdoor Wall Light Installation
    Outdoor

    Starry Night: Outdoor Wall Light Installation

    A celestial light installation illuminates the garage door of a recently renovated Toronto house.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    09.03.13

  16. Alex Steffen on Cities
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    Alex Steffen on Cities

    Writer, speaker, and planetary futurist, Alex Steffen is one of the most vital voices in sustainability today. He founded and edited the website Worldchanging for seven years, and now writes and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.06.13

  17. 6 White Hot Homes in Tropical Paradise
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    6 White Hot Homes in Tropical Paradise

    Nothing keeps out the tropical sun like a cool white exterior. Six homes in vacation destinations around the world incorporate white walls into fresh contemporary design.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    06.26.13

  18. Creativity and Constraint: A City Modern Preview
    Latest

    Creativity and Constraint: A City Modern Preview

    Who better to speak to the topic of authentic design than a man with numerous creative collaborations under his belt in addition to his own (vast!) undertakings? Author, designer and ceramicist...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    09.25.13

  19. Live/Work It Up!
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    Live/Work It Up!

    Hour-long commutes. Flaky public transportation. The congestion of crowds. It's no wonder many folk choose to work from home these days. These six creatures of comfort prove that their respective...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.22.13

  20. 5 Prefab Desert Homes
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    5 Prefab Desert Homes

    As previously seen in Best Modern Desert Houses, Dwell invites you to take a peak at these scorching additions.

    written by: Jami Smith
    06.03.13

  21. TOTEMISM: Memphis Meets Africa at Design Indaba Expo
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    TOTEMISM: Memphis Meets Africa at Design Indaba Expo

    Kinship in design is often viewed as simply a matter of showing relations, both formally and historically, between objects that share color, pattern, and local craft strategies. Totemism, however,...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    03.05.13

  22. Lebbeus Woods: Architect at SFMoMA
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    Lebbeus Woods: Architect at SFMoMA

    Architect and artist Lebbeus Woods died late last year, leaving behind him a legacy of very few buildings, but a new vision of what architecture can and should be. His illustrations and sculptures,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    02.21.13

  23. From A to Z: Typography Illustrations by Jing Zhang
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    From A to Z: Typography Illustrations by Jing Zhang

    East London-based typographer, illustrator, and designer Jing Zhang revisits the ABCs with her highly detailed 26 lettered collection of the English alphabet.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    07.02.13

  24. Mid-Century Modern in the House
    My House

    Mid-Century Modern in the House

    Take a closer look at the trove of mid-century modern pieces that fills the breezy San Rafael, California, Eichler from our June 2013 Furniture issue's My House—where Hans Wegner, Knoll, and Herman...

    photos by: Drew Kelly
    05.08.13

  25. Rebuilding in a Post-Katrina World with Sherry-Lea Botop
    Dwell on Design

    Rebuilding in a Post-Katrina World with Sherry-Lea Botop

    New Orleans native Sherry-Lea Botop found herself in a unique position in 2005: The non-profit activist was, like many of her community members, housed in a shelter with her family while Hurricane...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.14.13

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