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Rewind: 7 Great Designs from the Past

From Breuer's dorm furniture to a forgotten mid-century airport in Newfoundland, we draw from the Dwell archives of oldie but goodie design content.
October 14, 2013
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10 Noteworthy Sustainable Homes

From solar power and recycled materials to thermal energy and rooftop gardens, these 10 homes are both inspiring and functional models for sustainable living.
October 14, 2013
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Porches We Love Around The World

As previously looked at in Porches Across America, Dwell takes a second glance at 7 flawless entryways around the world.
October 14, 2013
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Incredible Island Houses Part Two

Part 2 of our journey to cool houses on the islands of the world takes us to places both expected (Hawaii) and unexpected (a tiny, sunny island off Southern California; a snowy one off the coast of Maine) where modernism is alive and well.
October 13, 2013
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Incredible Island Houses Part One

Islands provide their inhabitants with a sense of peace, and their architects with a set of real challenges, from rough topography to sites reachable only by boat. See how the two merge beautifully in the following island retreats we love.
October 12, 2013
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Peter Fehrentz DIY Projects

German stylist and designer Peter Fehrentz presentes Made by Yourself, a step-by-step book comprising 48 do-it-yourself projects.
October 11, 2013
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7 Modern Homes in Texas

Despite its “everything’s bigger” credo, Texas is a hotbed for reasonably sized—small even—buildings. To follow, seven homes that show the Lone Star state’s modern side.
October 11, 2013
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Design Tips for Privacy: Helpful Products Part Two

From a lightweight synthetic curtain to a recycled modular nomad system, here are five more pieces of furniture that will guarantee privacy.
October 11, 2013
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Week In Review: 7 Great Stories You May Have Missed

Each week delivers more than 50 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.
October 11, 2013