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A Renovated Eichler Home in San Rafael, California

Faced with the unique challenge of renovating the work of mid-century master, design principal Stephen Shoup of building Lab worked to replace austerity with intimacy. Adding fencing and windows, he softened this San Rafael, California, Eichler home, providing a sense of filtered connection between the home, its landscape, and its history.
March 25, 2014
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Get the Look: Marcel Wanders Furniture

2014 is a big year for Dutch designer designer Marcel Wanders, with a major retrospective of his work at Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum and Moooi opening its first New York City flagship store. Here, we've collected seven homes featuring Wanders furniture for a look at his exuberant aesthetic.
March 18, 2014
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Jan Vingerhoets of Flos on the Future of Lighting Design

The CEO of Flos USA addresses the versatility of LED and what's next for lighting design.
February 1, 2014
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Old and New: Antiques in the Modern World

Who says antique furnishings have no place in a contemporary living space? Smart design can bring old and new elements together, making for modern spaces that bask in the warmth that vintage elements provide. Here, from Dwell's archives, are some homes where these elements coexist elegantly.
January 17, 2014
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Product of the Day: Ceramic and Wood Coffee Set by Luca Nichetto

Toronto's Mjölk gallery commissions Italian designer Luca Nichetto for a restrained, elegant coffee set made of ceramic and wood.
January 16, 2014
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A New Year: A New Look

It's the time of year when we all tend to think of starting anew. While we may look back on the past year and appreciate it, there are no doubt some things that we might want to change a bit. Giving your home a facelift can do wonders for starting the new year off on the right note and we are here to help. Freshen up your space with beautiful and inspiring new designs from the Dwell Store.
January 2, 2014
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8 Modern Picnic-Style Tables

Picnic tables. They work well inside or out, and they conjure happy memories of lazy summertime afternoons spent with friends and family. They're also simple and not fussy, and they allow for clear sight lines though a space. Put another way, they are perfectly at home in the modern world. Here are some graceful picnic-style tables from Dwell's archives.
December 19, 2013

7 Modern Wreaths to Welcome Your Guests

In olden times, during the cold December darkness of Eastern Europe, people gathered wreaths of evergreen and lit fires as signs of hope in a coming spring and renewed light. We continue this tradition today albeit with a modern flare, so we've gathered some of our favorite wreaths to help you welcome your guests this holiday season.
December 18, 2013
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7 Modern Multipurpose Rooms

The great room—a combined living, dining, and cooking space—is one of architecture's great equalizers. People often want to be together without being sequestered into separate rooms for socializing and food preparation. This is particularly true of a cook who would rather chat with guests while he entertains than be hidden behind a closed door. Here, from Dwell's archives, are seven comfortable, modern great rooms that live up to the name.
December 16, 2013