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Jack Lenor Larsen's Greatest Hits

To accompany our profile on the iconic textile designer in Dwell's October 2013 issue, we rounded up a few hits from the Larsen design archives. While these are only a small sampling of his decades of work, they represent some of the designer's best-loved fabrics and collaborations.
September 19, 2013
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Design Detail: Modern Bridges

From a striking catwalk to a glass-walled skybridge, we cover walkways and platforms the span great divides.
September 19, 2013
Hemmed in on a tight suburban lot in the Miramar district of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Carlos Delpin and Eneida Nunez renovated their home by building up, not out.

Concrete Proof: 9 Ways to Design with Cement

Concrete may seem brutalist to some, but consider its many applications: buff, polished, waxed, and turned into panels for a facade. Here are nine Dwell homes that make incredible use of the material.
September 19, 2013
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David Rockwell & The Creatives: A City Modern Preview

When David Rockwell, Founder and President of the Rockwell Group, takes the stage at City Modern with panelists including fashion designer Isabel Toledo, artist and illustrator Ruben Toledo, and Broadway Director and Choreographer Jerry Mitchell, you can bet we’ll be listening. His firm has churned out one stand out project after another—W Hotels in New York, Paris, Singapore and Vieques, Nobu restaurants worldwide, New York’s shared workspace Neuehouse, and the Shinola Flagship Tribeca, to name a few. The group expands their design beyond the physical and creates a unique narrative for each project to help inform their concepts. We recently had the chance to talk to Mr. Rockwell and get a little taste of what’s to come at City Modern, whose work is exciting him right now, and how he envisions the stadium of the future.
September 19, 2013
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Take a Seat: 8 Dashing Modern Chairs

Whether a sculptural noir Philippe Starck or bright-hued minimalist number suits your fancy, there's a dashing modern chair for everyone inside.
September 18, 2013
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Viva Italia: Modern Homes We Love

Ciao! Grab some gnocchi and gelato as we prepare to take you on a tour of these striking homes residing in Italy.
September 18, 2013
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The Apprentice: A City Modern Preview

Dwell and New York magazines’ second annual City Modern is kicking off in just a little over a week and we’re already looking forward to the home tours and panels featuring some of New York’s great design minds. This year, one of those panels will include young designers just beginning their careers. Chosen to take part in a week-long apprenticeship with Thos. Moser designer Adam Rogers, emerging furniture designers Willy Chan and Fahmida Lam will take part in a discussion about their experience learning the techniques and philosophies that have defined the time-honored Moser aesthetic for 40 years.
September 18, 2013

What a Chore: 8 Modern Cleaning Tools

It's coming. Just two months away marks the beginning of the holiday entertaining season. Forget spring cleaning, this is fall guest cleaning time. Not only will you need to prep for their arrival, but extra people equals extra mess. Here, we've pulled together some of our favorite modern cleaning supplies to make the process feel less like a chore.
September 18, 2013
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Shop We Love: Present & Correct

A back to school vibe isn't just for kids. Peruse these modern office sundries courtesy of British design shop Present & Correct.
September 18, 2013
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