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  1. State of America Print Series by Julian Montague
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    State of America Print Series by Julian Montague

    PrintCollection.com, an online purveyor of both original and historic reproduction prints and photographs, recently commissioned the State of America graphic print series by artist Julian Montague....

    written by: Sara Ost
    12.31.12

  2. An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
    Houses We Love

    An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador

    Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular building system.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: João Canziani
    12.31.12

  3. A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
    Houses We Love

    A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic

    A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the next generation.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Caren Alpert
    12.30.12

  4. A Look Back at Habitat '67 with Moshe Safdie
    Context

    A Look Back at Habitat '67 with Moshe Safdie

    The architect looks back at Habitat ’67 and shares his thoughts on the future of prefabrication.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    12.30.12

  5. A Renovated Flat in Moshe Safdie's Habitat '67
    Renovation

    A Renovated Flat in Moshe Safdie's Habitat '67

    A flat renovated by a pair of fashion insiders breathes new life into architect Moshe Safdie's iconic Habitat '67 building.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Alexi Hobbs
    12.30.12

  6. Dwell Conversations: Prefab's Progress
    Event Spotlight

    Dwell Conversations: Prefab's Progress

    In our Dec/Jan 2013 Prefab issue, we visited two Bay Area prefab homes built on unconventional sites, discovering along the way that you don't need a crane or a fortune to make prefab work for you....

    written by: Dwell Staff
    12.28.12

  7. Prefab for Humanity
    A Great Idea

    Prefab for Humanity

    In inner-city Baltimore, Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake paves a path to affordable prefab.

    written by: Caroline Tiger
    12.24.12

  8. Finnish Wood in Design Biennial in Chile

    Finnish Wood in Design Biennial in Chile

    Finnish wood is the focus of the Light | Wood design exhibition in Santiago de Chile in January. This exhibition, one of the main events of Design Biennial in Chile, shows furniture and lighting...

    12.24.12

  9. Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
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    Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat

    Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Floto + Warner
    12.24.12

  10. To Live and Build in Palm Springs
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    To Live and Build in Palm Springs

    We were recently in Palm Springs soaking up the sun and the majesty of the town's mid-century design. But we also made a point of ferreting out some of the best contemporary architecture in a city...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.24.12

  11. An Eichler-Inspired Modular Home in California
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    An Eichler-Inspired Modular Home in California

    With a sleek prototype in Emeryville, California, under its belt, Simpatico Homes sets out to redefine prefab's cost—and footprint.

    written by: Joanne Furio
    photos by: Jake Stangel
    12.22.12

  12. Keep Calma
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    Keep Calma

    At their Buenos Aires shop, a couple reissues classic Argentine designs—and moves the regional furniture design field forward, one “simple object” at a time.

    written by: Suzanne Wales
    photos by: Ali Kate Cherkis
    12.22.12

  13. Slumber Party
    Hotels

    Slumber Party

    The latest trend in hotel design is none other than bunk beds. Building on the February 2013 issue's Hotel Register on Mexico City hostel Downtown Beds, we've searched high and low to find new...

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.21.12

  14. Framed House Video Tour
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    Framed House Video Tour

    In a charming video tour of the February 2013 Houses We Love, spy the interiors and garden of an innovative abode built in Singapore for just $122 per square foot.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    12.21.12

  15. By the Numbers
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    By the Numbers

    Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Instagram. However you use social media, Dwell has something for you. Each of our social platforms offers unique, fresh design discoveries to make a visit worth your...

    written by: Sara Ost
    12.20.12

  16. A Lakeside Prefab in New Jersey
    My House

    A Lakeside Prefab in New Jersey

    A New Zealand expat and her son use their prefabricated lakeside New Jersey retreat as an outdoorsy counterpoint to city life.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Mark Mahaney
    12.20.12

  17. The Year in Review: Dwell's Top 12 Homes of 2012
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    The Year in Review: Dwell's Top 12 Homes of 2012

    2012 is coming to a close, and to celebrate a year in modern architecture, we've collected our 12 favorite stories, one for each month. Click through for a dose of design inspiration.

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.20.12

  18. Piping Hot

    Piping Hot

    Even the fluffiest sofa looks sporty and tailored when outlined in crisp edging. Whether zigzagged, contrast-stitched, or piped, the latest trend in upholstered furniture has us examining the seams.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.19.12

  19. Panchina

    Panchina

    Italian designer and architect Antonio Citterio has worked with Vitra for 25 years, and these benches—part of the Grand Repos collection—demonstrate how classic lines can be updated without looking...

    $1370.00

  20. Cleon Sofa

    Cleon Sofa

    This modular sectional has the low-slung, relaxed silhouette of an Italian sofa three times the price. Bright persimmon contrast stitching adds just the right amount of oomph to the otherwise...

    $2850.00

  21. Frolla Armchair

    Frolla Armchair

    Someone’s finally done it: a high-design beanbag chair for adults. Frolla’s removable cover features cordonnet stitching in an electric blue yarn; the base fabric comes in beige or gray cotton.

    $770.00

  22. PS 2012 Sofa

    PS 2012 Sofa

    This cozy three-seater is part of the retro-influenced PS collection. Moving away from what the designer calls “heavy, clumsy” modern sofas, this light and airy tubular-steel number is made with...

    $899.00

  23. M.A.S.S.A.S. Sofa

    M.A.S.S.A.S. Sofa

    The M.A.S.S.A.S. collection is compact and tidy, defined by the raised, tacking-like stitching along its seams. Upholstery fabric is bonded to wadding to create an ubersturdy covering for its...

  24. La Mise

    La Mise

    The deceptively slouchy seating collection by young Italian designer Luca Nichetto is meticulously pieced together and finished with black, red, yellow, or white macro zigzag stitching on one of...

    $4015.00

  25. Ventura Lounge

    Ventura Lounge

    Ten hues of drawstring stitching contrast Poliform’s multitude of fabric options, all wrapped around Massaud’s sinewy chair frame. We recommend the higher-contrast shades, from an electric blue to...

    $2900.00

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