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2013

Global Style

May 2013 Dwell cover Global Style
May 2013,
Vol. 13
Issue 06.
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Music Holl: A Copper Clad Pavilion in Seoul

Inspired by a never-performed symphony he discovered in a book by avant-garde composer John Cage, architect Steven Holl has designed a masterful home and gallery in Seoul that fuses architecture and…
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Modern Australian Bungalow with a Victorian Ash Facade

To shield an addition and new courtyard for a bungalow in greater Melbourne, architect Anthony Clarke fitted its facade with strips of rough-sawn Victorian ash.
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An Industrial Loft in Belgium

Globetrotting Belgian architect Julien De Smedt carves out a space to call his own in a converted industrial loft building in Brussels.
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Striking Green House with a View in El Salvador

A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its naturally striking setting—filled with sunlight, invigorating breezes, and sweeping views of lush woodlands.
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Made in L.A.

With its diverse architectural landscape and community that thrives on robust design discourse, Los Angeles is an ideal home for the annual Dwell on Design show.
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A Modern Concrete Home in Peru

Behind a traditional colonial in Lima, an angular house attuned to its site takes shape.
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An Idyllic Vacation Home in Greece

A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern design fan go Greek.
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A Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Cottage in Johannesburg

A floating wall on a Johannesburg cottage draws inspiration from 
local mining moguls and Mies van der Rohe.
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New Duivendrecht

Industrial designers Frederik Roijé and Victor le Noble founded New—a manufacturer of contemporary pieces by young Dutch designers—less than a year ago in an unlikely creative hot spot: Duivendrecht,…
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Mara Skujeniece

Amsterdam-based Mara Skujeniece is a product designer whose work often narrates an underlying story: Porcelain candleholders have felt coasters that mimic the containers’ shadows; ceramic vases for a…
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Joost and Kiki

Design Academy Eindhoven graduates Joost van Bleiswijk and Kiki van Eijk—known as Joost & Kiki—have gained a following for their conceptual art–based furniture, but recent pieces signal a change.
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Frank Tjepkema

Frank Tjepkema founded his industrial design firm, Tjep., in Amsterdam in 2001 and has since produced objects in scales from minute to massive.
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Daphna Laurens

Daphna Isaacs Burggraaf and Laurens Manders label their collaborative oeuvre Daphna Laurens because they work so closely “It’s like finishing each other’s sentences,” says Manders.
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Lotty Lindeman and Wouter Scheublin

Lotty Lindeman and Wouter Scheublin's wood and ceramics workshop is located within designer Piet Hein Eek’s building, a former Philips factory in Eindhoven that was remodeled in 2010 into a furniture…
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Dirk Vander Kooij

Dirk Vander Kooij's furniture is inspired by a form created with a 30-year-old 3-D printer.
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Istanbul, Turkey

Dwell traveled to Turkey’s most cosmopolitan city for the first annual Istanbul Design Biennial, discovering a modern heart beating within ancient walls.
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Byzantium Boom

The former Constantinople isn’t all Ottoman-era carpets and ruins: A cutting-edge art, dining, and travel scene overlays its rich past.
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Stoa Design

A philosophical designer based in Beyoğlu relies on handicraft, woodworking, and the universal meaning of nature.
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Geometric Inspired: Istanbul's Contemporary Designers

Geometric motifs taken from a centuries-old document still serve as inspiration to Istanbul’s contemporary designers.
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Designer Close-Up: Paratoner

The interior designers at four-year-old firm Paratoner hung their shingle in Istanbul’s Tophane neighborhood—the city’s oldest industrial zone—amid a slew of art galleries, dilapidated wooden houses,…
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Designer Close-Up: Superpool

Supercerebral, that is. Turkish, scarf-covered Selva Gürdoğan, 33, and tall, pale Dane Gregers Tang Thomsen, 38, founded architecture firm Superpool in 2006.
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Designer Close-Up: Lab Tasarim

Making their Tophane storefront work overtime, Lab Tasarim’s architects and interior designers also run a furniture showroom.

Young Guns 2013

For our second annual Young Guns report, we scoured the globe for the emerging designers and products that you need to know now.
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