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Modern Australian Homes Part Four

We add four more breathtaking structures to our collection of modern Australian homes from the Dwell archives. Be sure to take a look at parts one, two and, three as well!
December 17, 2013
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Dwell Home Venice: Part 24

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with resident Michael Sylvester. Part 24, June 2013: Furniture and Accessories.
December 17, 2013
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7 Modern Designs Featuring Exposed Beams

Whether sleek and finished or rustic and aged there is something so romantic about exposed beams. Here, we take a look at a variety of designs from hotels to restaurants to homes featuring the architectural detail.
December 16, 2013
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Architecture and Design: 2013 Year In Review

We recap 2013's top headlines related to design and architecture. The year's top-of-mind issues—privacy rights, government's reach, the increasing income gap, economic vitality, and gender politics, among others—were tied into design current events more than ever before. In case you missed them the first time around, these stories related to preservation, urban planning, and technology, stuck with us. Lastly, we also say goodbye to five pioneering figures in architecture, design, photography, and criticism.
December 16, 2013
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7 Modern Multipurpose Rooms

The great room—a combined living, dining, and cooking space—is one of architecture's great equalizers. People often want to be together without being sequestered into separate rooms for socializing and food preparation. This is particularly true of a cook who would rather chat with guests while he entertains than be hidden behind a closed door. Here, from Dwell's archives, are seven comfortable, modern great rooms that live up to the name.
December 16, 2013
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2013 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Art Lover

Shopping for the consummate art lover in your life can be a challenge, so we took inspiration from a few of the 20th century's best artworks and paired them with their modern-day gift doppelgängers.
December 16, 2013

Airbnb Launches Every Traveler Deserves a Home

San Francisco–based Airbnb provides a unique hospitality experience for worldly and local travelers alike that allow them to connect to the location and culture of the neighborhood they are visiting. The community marketplace has launched a new campaign called "Every Traveler Deserves a Home," which celebrates a traveler’s journey as told through the migration of the world’s ultimate travelers: birds.
December 16, 2013
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10 Space-Saving Desk Designs

No matter how tiny your abode, a proper desk is still attainable. These 10 smart setups make the most of small spaces with big style.
December 15, 2013
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Modern Homes in The Carolinas

From the Atlantic Coast to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Carolinas are known for their unique subset of Southern culture. Amidst a backdrop of aging farmhouses and Victorian-style plantation homes, these architects took a modern approach to the distinct Carolinian style.
December 14, 2013