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  1. Brand-New Secondhand
    Green

    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

  2. 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

  3. 5 Modern Edible Gardens
    Outdoor

    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

  4. Drop Kitchen Scale and Baking Assistant
    Product Reviews

    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

  5. To the Walls
    We Recommend

    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

  6. 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

  7. Web Shop of the Day: Gretel Home
    Product

    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

  8. 7 Modern Sofa Designs We Love
    Product Reviews

    7 Modern Sofa Designs We Love

    Here are seven different sofas that are sure to add some inspiration in your living room.

    written by: Claire Andreas
    08.06.13

  9. 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

  10. Decades Old, the Modernist Houses of New Zealand Have No Shortage of Charm
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    Decades Old, the Modernist Houses of New Zealand Have No Shortage of Charm

    In a new book, photographer Mary Gaudin gives readers an intimate tour of New Zealand's modernist houses, offering a look at the way residents have lived in and loved each one. From worn-in Eames...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.02.14

  11. These Pieces Prove Why We Love Leather in Furniture
    Product

    These Pieces Prove Why We Love Leather in Furniture

    The material of the moment is leather.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.22.15

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

    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

  13. 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

  14. 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

  15. Ever Wanted to Live in an Art Gallery?
    House Tours

    Ever Wanted to Live in an Art Gallery?

    In a Melbourne suburb, a family of four does just that.

    written by: Rowan McKinnon
    photos by: Dianna Snape
    04.08.16

  16. 7 Homes that Make Strong Use of Teak
    We Recommend

    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

  17. 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

  18. 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

  19. The Modern Renovated Home of Glee Star Jayma Mays
    House Tours

    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

  20. Coast Docs
    My House

    Coast Docs

    Law professor Carole Goldberg and sociology professor Duane Champagne both teach at the University of California, Los Angeles. Both have a love of books and cooking, and since marrying in 2003,...

    written by: Emily Young
    photos by: Shawn Records
    06.30.10

  21. 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

  22. A Look Inside V&A Pattern
    Books

    A Look Inside V&A Pattern

    London's Victoria and Albert Museum has opened up its extensive archives and published the fantastic V&A Pattern volumes. The first four hardcover editions in the series are William Morris,...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    01.30.10

  23. How to Shop for a Sofa
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    How to Shop for a Sofa

    Down cushions? Hardwood frame? New York City interior designer Timothy Brown gives us a quick tutorial on what to inspect when you’re inspecting.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.20.13

  24. Green and Affordable Living in Montana
    House Tours

    Green and Affordable Living in Montana

    A resourceful sound mixer sources some local design talent, rolls up his sleeves, and builds small, green, and affordable in Bozeman, Montana.

    written by: Heather Wagner
    photos by: John Clark
    01.27.12

  25. The Barn and the Lantern
    House Tours

    The Barn and the Lantern

    Edgar Lyall, a television writer, and Elizabeth Wise, a Lifetime network executive, bought a 1,000-square-foot 1941 prewar bungalow in Studio City, California, that they quickly grew very fond of,...

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Christa Mae
    07.19.10

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