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Airbnb Launches Every Traveler Deserves a Home

San Francisco–based Airbnb provides a unique hospitality experience for worldly and local travelers alike that allow them to connect to the location and culture of the neighborhood they are visiting. The community marketplace has launched a new campaign called "Every Traveler Deserves a Home," which celebrates a traveler’s journey as told through the migration of the world’s ultimate travelers: birds.
December 16, 2013
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Modern Homes in The Carolinas

From the Atlantic Coast to the Blue Ridge Mountains, the Carolinas are known for their unique subset of Southern culture. Amidst a backdrop of aging farmhouses and Victorian-style plantation homes, these architects took a modern approach to the distinct Carolinian style.
December 14, 2013
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Storage Solutions: 7 Hidden Closets

Hidden underneath a staircase or behind paneled walls, disappearing storage offers a way to keep your interiors clutter free.
December 13, 2013
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An Award-Winning Landscape Design in Portland

Portland, Oregon–based studio Mayer/Reed won a 2013 Honor Award from the American Society of Landscape Architects for its work on Bud Clark Commons, a supportive housing project in the city's Pearl district.
December 13, 2013
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7 Modern Spaces in the Pacific Northwest

A strong creative streak runs through the Pacific Northwest and is on vibrant display in these spaces, featured in the pages of Dwell and on Here, we venture beyond the region's major cities—Seattle, Portland and Vancouver—to see how design is flourishing in out-of-the-way places.
December 13, 2013
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8 Ideas for Designing Breakfast

Breakfast: the most important meal of the day! Here's how to do it right, from architectural dining nooks to gadgets geared towards making your morning pour as painless as possible.
December 12, 2013
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10 Open-Plan Living Rooms

Though open-plan spaces are the new norm, some—like the following 10 we hand-picked from our pages—clearly stand out from the rest.
December 12, 2013
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2013 Gift Guide: For the Coffee Lover (Snob)

For the eternal coffee connoisseur in your life or even just the friend who can't function without the stuff, we've gathered some great gift ideas. From Alessi's iconic Richard Sapper Espresso Coffee Maker to mugs galore you're sure to find that perfect present.
December 11, 2013
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Empire State of Modern: 7 Upstate New York Houses

Where does Upstate New York begin? Ask a New York City dweller and they are likely to tell you that "Upstate" means anything north of the Cross-Westchester Expressway. Wherever its southern boundary lies, there is plenty of Upstate New York to go around and, as it turns out, plenty of noteworthy residential architecture, too. Here, from Dwell's archives, are some of our favorite Empire State houses.
December 11, 2013