Kelsey Keith is Dwell's Senior Editor, based in New York. She's written about design, art, and architecture online and off and is obsessed with textile design, modern gables, and architectural follies.
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Cape Town, South Africa, will be the World Design Capital 2014, which is perfect timing, since the country's design scene is booming. Here is a look at some modern homes, destinations, events, and designers who have piqued Dwell's interest.
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Portland-based studio Jessica Helgerson Interior Design rehauled a Brooklyn brownstone with furnishings and finishes in bold colors and tactile materials. Dwell checks in with lead designer Chelsie Lee to get the scoop on the furniture and fittings.
Latin America's design scene is heating up, from artisan-made goods making their way to US department stores to the massive architecture projects going up in advance of the World Cup and Olympic Games. These homes from the Dwell archives represent some of the southern hemisphere's best residential modernism. And don't forget to check out our city guides on Lima, Mexico City, Buenos Aires, Santiago, and São Paolo.