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  1. That's a Wrap
    Product

    That's a Wrap

    For Vitsœ, the 621 side table and its packaging reflect the brand’s ethic.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Jamie Chung
    12.22.14

  2. That's a Wrap: 7 Homes Covered in a Single Material
    A Great Idea

    That's a Wrap: 7 Homes Covered in a Single Material

    From a CorTen-steel clad vacation home to a cozy, wood-covered living room, these spaces show that a single material makes quite a statement.

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.19.14

  3. That's So 04
    Design 101

    That's So 04

    When it comes to creating a sense of community, cozying up to your neighbor proves that density rules.

    written by: Dave Weinstein
    09.23.09

  4. The "Unfinished Spaces" of Cuba
    House Tours

    The "Unfinished Spaces" of Cuba

    Following the revolution in 1959, Fidel Castro stood on the sprawling golf course of a country club known to be the stomping grounds of the rich and decreed that in place, a school dedicated to the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.01.11

  5. The 12 Cent Calendar
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    The 12 Cent Calendar

    Looking for a cheap calendar that will never run out of pages? Think you're clever enough to think like a computer? Then this is for you. All you need are 12 pennies, a piece of cardboard, and an X...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    01.28.09

  6. The 1Formtable
    Product

    The 1Formtable

    While multifunctional furniture systems that open and unfold and morph into fifty different pieces are quite cool and impressive, there is something elegant about simple, yet multifunctional...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    08.07.09

  7. The 20 Most Popular Homes in Dwell
    House Tours

    The 20 Most Popular Homes in Dwell

    When compiling the list of the 20 most popular modern homes featured throughout Dwell's 12-year history, certain themes began to surface: small space projects, renovations, unconventional living...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.15.12

  8. The 2009 International Builders' Show
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    The 2009 International Builders' Show

    Green themes and cost-effective credentials might not be new to the spotlight, but they are certainly ubiquitous at the 2009 International Builders’ Show, held this year in Las Vegas. While...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    01.21.09

  9. The 2010 California Design Biennial
    Interviews

    The 2010 California Design Biennial

    Currently on view at the Pasadena Museum of California Art is the 2010 California Design Biennial: Action/Reaction, an exhibition that highlights some the most significant and innovative designs...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.09.10

  10. The 2010 LA Modernism Show
    Travel Reports

    The 2010 LA Modernism Show

    The opening night of the Los Angeles Modernism Show, held for the first time at Barker Hangar at the Santa Monica Airport, was defined by intriguing pieces by both modern favorites and less-known...

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Erika Heet
    05.01.10

  11. The 2011 New Face of Affluence Survey: Top Line Release

    The 2011 New Face of Affluence Survey: Top Line Release

    Today’s affluent market is more complex than ever, presenting marketers with new opportunities and new challenges. The 2011 New Face of Affluence Tracking Survey, reports on the emerging...

    06.03.11

  12. The 2013 Interior Design Show

    The 2013 Interior Design Show

    Now in its 15th year, the Interior Design Show (IDS) brings together the newest and most innovative of international and Canadian design. With three full days of inspirational exhibits, influential...

    12.18.12

  13. The 3107 Chair
    How To

    The 3107 Chair

    It takes nine sheets of veneer, two layers of cotton backing, up to five coats of paint, and 11 days to make a 3107 chair. We take you to the floor of Fritz Hansen's stackable-chair factory to show...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Alex Subrizi
    07.20.09

  14. How To

    The 3107 Chair: Cut and Sand

    Once the plywood has hardened, a worker wearing sound-suppressing earmuffs places the pieces, three at a time, into the factory’s computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine. The milling...

    01.02.09

  15. How To

    The 3107 Chair: Glue and Mold

    A worker then places single layers of inner veneer on a conveyor belt that sends them through what looks like a doughnut-glazing machine, coating both sides of the veneer with a white liquid...

    01.02.09

  16. How To

    The 3107 Chair: Paint and Ship

    The discs also serve as hooks for hanging the chairs upside down on a conveyor belt that leads them to a glassed-in room. There, a robotic arm paints the curved surfaces with polyurethane paint....

    01.02.09

  17. How To

    The 3107 Chair: Prep the Veneer

    In the idyllic Danish countryside, 15 miles northwest of Copenhagen, autonomous robots transport pallets of veneer down the aisles of Fritz Hansen’s 161,000-square-foot chair factory. Nearby,...

    01.02.09

  18. The 404: Nashville's Newest, Smallest, Hotel
    Travel Reports

    The 404: Nashville's Newest, Smallest, Hotel

    In a section of Nashville increasingly defined by large high-rise developments and national chains, a new boutique hotel and restaurant stays deliberately small and local.

    written by: Brian Bruegge
    04.02.14

  19. The ABC of Architects
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    The ABC of Architects

    Whether the signature work of star architects is your bread and butter, or you're a complete rookie in the realm of bold-faced design, you'll adore this quick, charming tour of the modern buildings...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.30.13

  20. The ABC’s of Design

    The ABC’s of Design

    Please join us at Hold It Contemporary Home as Dwell Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief  Sam Grawe presents The ABC’s of Design....

    09.17.09

  21. The Accessorized Gentleman

    The Accessorized Gentleman

    For a bit of portable design, the dapper Dan need look no further than this handy holiday guide to all the sundries that keeps a classy chap on course.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.02.10

  22. The Ace Hotel & Swim Club
    Hotels

    The Ace Hotel & Swim Club

    I recently had the pleasure of spending a weekend in Palm Springs during what may be the perfect time of year there—as comfortable at noon as at midnight. One of the highlights was a stay at...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    04.21.09

  23. The Airstream Life
    House Tours

    The Airstream Life

    First came the idea. Then came the late nights of Craigslist searching. And then it happened quickly: a trip to a derelict horse ranch in the Salinas Valley, an exchange of cash in an old barn, and...

    photos by: Mark Compton
    09.24.09

  24. The Albert Frey House

    The Albert Frey House

    This 45-minute guided tour is a rare opportunity to see the 1,000-square-foot residence of the late modernist architect Albert Frey. Situated on a mountain precipice overlooking downtown Palm...

    01.31.10

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