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8 Modern Laundry Rooms

Dirty laundry tends to pile up. Here are eight homes from Dwell's archives that use smart design to keep it from becoming an eyesore.
April 7, 2014
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Shanty Storage Cabinet: Groove is in the Art

Doshi Levien’s corrugated steel furniture elevates the design of DIY homebuilders.
April 6, 2014
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Kickstarter of the Day: Crafty Manual Coffee Maker

Chicago designer Craighton Berman creates a bespoke brewer for your morning ritual.
April 5, 2014
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Public Access: Cool Spaces Goes Behind the Blueprint

A new television show showcases exceptional public buildings and design.
April 5, 2014
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Coffee Break: Sightglass 20th Street, San Francisco

Sightglass Coffee's 20th street outpost is an archetypal San Francisco cafe—a space built to reflect the same values as the coffee sold within. The interior, masterminded by local firm Boor Bridges Architecture, showcases a wealth of handcrafted details and an industrial sensibility that pays homage to the original character of the space. Firm principal Seth Boor and architect Anand Sheth take us on a guided tour.
April 4, 2014
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Dwell Store Spotlight: Italian Design Classics

The Salone Internazionale del Mobile di Milano was launched in 1961 as a means to showcase Italian furniture design. Throughout the years the Milan Furniture Fair has become a global design event, now showcasing collections from international brands and designers, and creating a hub for design professionals and enthusiasts. Milan Design Week is considered to be the most important design event worldwide each year—not only including the Salone Fair, but also from the surrounding events and showroom exhibitions from established brands and up-and-comers alike. In celebration of this year’s Milan Design Week—April 8th–13th—the Dwell Store has created a collection of furniture, lighting, and accessories from celebrated Italian Design Brands.
April 4, 2014
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Exhibition Presents Design as a Force for Social Change

The Museum of Design Atlanta showcases innovative solutions to common 21st-century problems.
April 4, 2014
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European Plants Generate Energy—and Pride—from Waste

With Europe leading the way, waste-to-energy plants are turning an unlikely resource—garbage—into electricity.
April 4, 2014

Shops We Love: Propeller Modern

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.
April 4, 2014