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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Ladies

With her myriad interests and discerning taste, it can be hard to shop for the lovely lady in your life. Whether you need the perfect present for your mother, sister, significant other, or yourself, let Dwell be your (gift) guide.
November 20, 2013
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10 Modern Wood-Burning Stoves

Wood-burning stoves aren't just for rustic cabins in the woods anymore, the timeless and energy-efficient heating system has worked it's way into the modern home. There have been many advances in the technology of the wood-burning stove and not only do these modern designs burn much cleaner and more efficiently than older conventional stoves, but the view of the fire is just spectacular. Take a look at these ten modern homes featuring cozy wood-burning stoves.
November 19, 2013
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8 Modern Mountainside Homes

Nothing beats a splendid view of a majestic mountaintop, and there’s no better venue from which to enjoy the vista than a modern house. Here are 8 homes from our pages that celebrate mountain living.
November 19, 2013
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7 Favorites from HAY

Innovative Danish brand HAY, founded in 2002 continues to generate trademark high quality designs at affordable prices. Influenced by the contemporary 50's and 60's, HAY explores the many facets of space, technology, and sustainable design to produce dynamic pieces of furniture for the modern home. Here, Dwell highlights a handful of our favorite playful and functional designs!
November 19, 2013
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4 Inventive Modern Houses in Israel

We turn our eye to Israel to sample a bit of the modern design happening in the Middle-Eastern country.
November 19, 2013
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On the Edge: Modern Homes Designed for Extreme Sports

Concrete, usability, and open layouts incline extreme sport enthusiasts toward modern architecture. From snow to the surf, these homes demonstrate a healthy, happy relationship between living and playing.
November 19, 2013
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7 Petite Places People Call Home

Our annual small spaces issue is on newsstands now. To celebrate the theme—one of our most-popular—we've gathered seven petite residences from the Small Spaces, Big Ideas edition, which range from the Hollywood home of a Mad Men actor to a compact lakeside getaway and more.
November 19, 2013
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10 Ways to Landscape With Pavers

Fall is upon us and the branches are beginning to grow bare, so there’s no better time than now to focus on your hardscape. Here are 10 ways to incorporate pavers into the modern garden.
November 19, 2013
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7 Comfy Cozy Bedrooms

Everyone knows the hardest part about winter is getting out of bed. Here, we take a jaunt through seven of the coziest bedrooms in our archives. May we suggest enjoying this slideshow from the comfort of your own bountiful blankets.
November 18, 2013