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  1. The Tree of Ghent
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    The Tree of Ghent

    Just as the famed Treaty of 1814 called for peace between the United Kingdom and the United States, the large beech tree on Dieter Van Everbroeck's property harmonizes the relationship between site...

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Hertha Hurnaus
    01.15.09

  2. Seeing What Develops
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    Seeing What Develops

    In 2004, The Houses at Sagaponac—a controversial development on eastern Long Island—celebrated its first completed house. In 2005, the first residents move in.

    written by: Virginia Gardiner
    photos by: Paul Warchol
    04.30.09

  3. Bar, Desk, NewYorker
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    Bar, Desk, NewYorker

    The NewYorker is a savvy bit of furniture by designer Jen Turner that is at once a desk and a bar. We featured it in the November 2011 issue's 101 story on renting and here we present the fine bit...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.06.11

  4. Brand-New Secondhand
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    Brand-New Secondhand

    Fifteen minutes from downtown Seattle, architects Annie Han and Daniel Mihalyo transformed the neighborhood dump—a lot that had been vacant for 30 years—into their dream home.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Philip Newton
    11.04.09

  5. A Wallpaper Story
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    A Wallpaper Story

    With the convenience that wallpaper provides, it is no wonder the timeless household product has been praised as one of the most popular ways to give your home a quick, attractive, and relatively...

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    03.22.13

  6. To the Walls
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    To the Walls

    Wallpaper is an easy way to add sophisticated visual interest to rooms when objets d’art and pricey pieces aren’t an option. From the classic Graham & Brown to quirky Wall & Decò, Dwell shares five...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.27.13

  7. BoConcept and Smart Team Up to Make Urban Living Easier
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    BoConcept and Smart Team Up to Make Urban Living Easier

    For years automative brand Smart and BoConcept, a Danish modern furniture retailer have been providing our industries with innovative design. Having shared their extensive experience providing...

    written by: Jami Smith
    11.17.13

  8. Web Shop of the Day: Gretel Home
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    Web Shop of the Day: Gretel Home

    Self-described as a “cozy” and “sophisticated,” web shop Gretel Home is one of our go-to spots for house-warming gifts and last-minute presents.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.12.13

  9. 6 Plastic Furniture and Accessory Designs
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    6 Plastic Furniture and Accessory Designs

    From an innovative toaster to a bright scratch resistant chair, check out these six designs that feature the numeours capabilities of the moldable, bendable, and wondrous material: plastic. And be...

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    05.01.13

  10. Kitchen and Bath Trend: Nature
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    Kitchen and Bath Trend: Nature

    Nature ruled at KBIS/IBS 2014—we saw everything from petrified wood surfaces to tiles made from real fruits and vegetables. Here are a few earthly finds from the show floor.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.06.14

  11. 5 More Fantastic Family Homes
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    5 More Fantastic Family Homes

    Good design is more crucial than ever when accommodating a growing family, here we celebrate the best in family home design (Check out part one as well!).

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.22.13

  12. 7 Quilts for Modern Bedrooms
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    7 Quilts for Modern Bedrooms

    From simple geometrics to a riot of patterns, this folkcraft is easily adapted to a modern aesthetic.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.17.14

  13. 5 Modern Edible Gardens
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    5 Modern Edible Gardens

    Urban gardens are cropping up everywhere, from the country to the city. To follow are five modern ways to grow your own.

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.16.13

  14. Drop Kitchen Scale and Baking Assistant
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    Drop Kitchen Scale and Baking Assistant

    The Irish creator of this smart scale, dubbed Drop, got the idea from seeing his scientist sister bake with aplomb but run into difficulty when preparing portions for large groups. The resulting...

    written by: Alexander George
    07.07.14

  15. Modern Across America: Salt Lake City
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    Modern Across America: Salt Lake City

    In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching. Despite its geographical separation from mid-century hotbeds such as Chicago and Southern...

    06.26.14

  16. These Pieces Prove Why We Love Leather in Furniture
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    These Pieces Prove Why We Love Leather in Furniture

    The material of the moment is leather.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.22.15

  17. 7 Homes that Make Strong Use of Teak
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    7 Homes that Make Strong Use of Teak

    Popularized by modern Scandinavian design, teak makes a smooth, understated material choice in the home.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.12.15

  18. A Leg Splint Inspired Charles and Ray Eames' Famous Molded Plywood Lounge Chair
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    A Leg Splint Inspired Charles and Ray Eames' Famous Molded Plywood Lounge Chair

    The classic chair developed from a commission for the army.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    04.16.15

  19. 6 Ways to Use Wood in the Kitchen
    Rooms We Love

    6 Ways to Use Wood in the Kitchen

    If you're exhausted by marble and stainless steel, consider switching things up in the kitchen with wood.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.22.15

  20. Dwell on Design 2015: Day Two Highlights
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell on Design 2015: Day Two Highlights

    We're at the Los Angeles Convention Center celebrating the 10th anniversary of Dwell on Design. Check out what our editors are loving from the second day of the show, and follow @dwellmagazine and...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    05.30.15

  21. Dwell Holiday Gift Guide: Our Picks for Kids
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    Dwell Holiday Gift Guide: Our Picks for Kids

    This year, skip the relentless rows of big-name toy stores and check out Dwell's selection of fun holiday gifts for the mini modernists on your list. Even for the pickiest kid, these unique finds...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    11.30.12

  22. The Modern Renovated Home of Glee Star Jayma Mays
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    The Modern Renovated Home of Glee Star Jayma Mays

    Armed with a keen eye for design and a yen for vintage furniture shopping, Glee star Jayma Mays and actor Adam Campbell revitalize a formerly jumbled Los Angeles house.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Floto + Warner
    06.05.13

  23. Lucky 7
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    Lucky 7

    Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s potential. With a host of sustainable features, including...

    written by: Frances Anderton
    photos by: Dave Lauridsen
    06.17.10

  24. Mutual Fulfilment
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    Mutual Fulfilment

    In Santa Monica, architect and activist Cory Buckner is working to preserve the living monuments of L.A.'s mid-century-modern past, including her own home by A. Quincy Jones.

    written by: Sam Grawe
    photos by: Darcy Hemley
    06.16.09

  25. Refurbishing A Lane Coffee Table
    Renovation

    Refurbishing A Lane Coffee Table

    I purchased this table months ago from a thrift store in Chicago. It was a mistake. As you can see from the before photo, it's more of a project than it is a table. And I swore to myself I would ...

    written by: Katherine Raz
    09.23.11

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