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Design Icon: George Nakashima

A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
March 11, 2014
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8 Essential Landscape Design and Gardening Books

We combed the latest publishing catalogs for a selection of tomes that illuminate all things green, from macro (land art) to micro (indoor planters).
March 11, 2014
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10 Inspiring Modern Memorials

The winning design for Norway’s July 22nd Memorial is one of many poignant architectural metaphors for loss. Here are nine more memorials that use modern architecture to pay respect.
March 10, 2014
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7 Essentials for the Modern Bar

These new servingware pieces show that having a well-stocked bar isn't always about what's behind the counter. Still thirsty? Find more great barware suggestions in our products section.
March 10, 2014
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Reaction Housing's Affordable Portable Launches at SXSW

Inspired by a coffee cup, the EXO portable housing prototype can make a difference for those in need.
March 10, 2014
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Dwell Store Spotlight: Soma Water

A bestseller at the Dwell Store, Soma is an innovative product that we love because it reaches beyond other purifying systems in the marketplace. Comprised of a sleek hourglass-shaped glass carafe and all-natural, biodegradable filters, Soma offers a simplified design that highlights the water purification process.
March 10, 2014
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Artists' Rug Exhibition at Atelier Courbet

Vladimir Kagan and Frank Gehry join French modern masters in a new rug exhibition at Atelier Courbet Master Craftsman Gallery in Nolita.
March 10, 2014
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7 Bestsellers from the Dwell Store

Since the Dwell Store launched last fall, a handful of items from the selection of furniture, accessories, lighting, and outdoor pieces have become front runners. See the full array of bestselling designs here and 7 editor's picks in the following slideshow.
March 8, 2014
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Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

Each week delivers many great original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top stories of the week. Take a look and see what you might have missed.
March 7, 2014