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10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant

Ignacio Cadena’s new Jalisco, Mexico restaurant concept, the aptly named Hueso, is covered in bones.
November 6, 2014
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Gifts from the Dwell Store: For Kids with Taste

If you know a kid who ditched coloring books in favor of oil paints at age eight, this guide will help you find the perfect gift. It includes everything from desk accessories for students who prefer streamlined workspaces, to playful toys with clean lines. This collection of gifts from the Dwell Store balances elegant design and youthful details, making each a smart choice for the youngest design seekers on your list.
November 5, 2014
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Sliding Shelves Transform This Tiny Home Into Countless Configurations

Madrid-based firm PKMN dreamed up this flexible concept for a client with a tiny home north of the city. Made up of three shelving units on track system, the All I Own House can be configured in countless ways, making space for a bedroom, kitchen, sitting area, changing room, and more. Yet as each shelf is repositioned, one thing remains constant—the personal belongings on the shelves, which are showcased in every layout.
November 5, 2014
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10 Inspired Dining Rooms

Ah, the holiday season—a time for warm spirits, an endless stream of guests, and to put your entertaining skills to the test. If you're hosting the big meal this year and have decided to upgrade from your ramshackle table and mismatched chairs, here are a handful of dining rooms for design inspiration. Will good furniture make the spread taste better? Debatable. But it might make guests more inclined to forgive your overcooked bird if that misfortune befalls you.
November 5, 2014
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Kitchen and Bath Trend to Watch: Warm Metals

Warm metals have hit peak popularity in furniture and lighting—and now the kitchen and bath industry.
November 5, 2014
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You Won't Believe This Historic Penthouse Transformation in Rome

SCAPE employed computer-aided modeling and custom millwork to reinvigorate an apartment in an Art Deco building in Rome, Italy.
November 5, 2014
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5 Modern Row House Renovations in New York

Renovating a row house without disrupting the continuity between it and its neighbors is no easy feat. Here, we examine five row houses across New York City that were successfully modernized, while still respecting the surrounding architecture.
November 5, 2014
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Robots and Richard Nixon: The Mind-Bending Video Work of Artist Nam June Paik

Pioneering video and performance artist Nam June Paik made his mark on the art world in the late twentieth century by exploring technology's grips on popular American culture. The Korean artist, who moved to New York City in 1964, even helped developed new technologies, such as an early video synthesizer developed in collaboration with Japanese engineer Shuya Abe. His contributions to the art world ranged from sculptures made of miscellaneous technological equipment, to closed-circuit video loops (one well-known work features a Buddha statue facing both a camera and the resulting video projection). A retrospective of his work is now on view at the Tate Modern. Click through the slideshow to see some of the artist's influential works.
November 5, 2014
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The Nest Thermostat's Improved Features

In the realm of home automation, Nest Labs has been leading the way for new products. For the version 4.3 software update for its popular Learning Thermostat, the Palo Alto-based company has developed new features to improve functionality and increase energy savings.
November 4, 2014