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  1. How to Design with Mahogany
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    How to Design with Mahogany

    Every variety of wood has its own personality. Rich yet restrained, mahogany is a soothing presence. Here's how seven modern homes put it to use.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  2. Sling Shots: 7 Ways to Design With the Versatile Sling Chair
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    Sling Shots: 7 Ways to Design With the Versatile Sling Chair

    Think of a sling chair as having the comfort of a hammock with a dressed up sensibility. From Brazilian classics to contemporary interpretations, the following are seven hot seats.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.20.15

  3. Bathing Beauties: 5 Sleek Outdoor Showers
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    Bathing Beauties: 5 Sleek Outdoor Showers

    These spaces aren't for the bashful.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.20.15

  4. Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables
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    Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables

    Some designers embrace communal seating as a part of an egalitarian philosophy, others have it thrust on them by spatial constraints. Either way, elongated tables have lately become an accepted...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  5. A Look at Marble in the Kitchen
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    A Look at Marble in the Kitchen

    Marble is certainly not a new choice for the kitchen, but we still love it on backsplashes, islands, and dining tables.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.20.15

  6. Set in Stone: Furniture and Accessories with Marble Details
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    Set in Stone: Furniture and Accessories with Marble Details

    From the Greek word marmaros, meaning “shining stone,” marble is a refined material that has been used in sculpture, architecture, and product design. From home accents to furniture,...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    02.21.15

  7. Design Trend to Watch: 3-D Weaving
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    Design Trend to Watch: 3-D Weaving

    Twisted cord appears in lighting and furniture pieces.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.21.15

  8. A Sneak Peek at the Broad Museum's Incredible Latticed Concrete Design
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    A Sneak Peek at the Broad Museum's Incredible Latticed Concrete Design

    The $140 million museum by Diller Scofidio + Renfro is an impressive feat of concrete, glass, and steel.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    02.21.15

  9. Iconic Eclisse Light from 1967 Gets a Fresh Start with a Brilliant New Hue
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    Iconic Eclisse Light from 1967 Gets a Fresh Start with a Brilliant New Hue

    An icon of Italian design, the Eclisse light—designed by Vico Magistretti in the 1960s—is being reissued by Artemide in red, just in time for the holidays.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.08.14

  10. 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

  11. 1830 Schoolhouse Salvaged as a Cozy Cabin
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    1830 Schoolhouse Salvaged as a Cozy Cabin

    Joining Shobac—a historic farm in Nova Scotia now filled with cabins available for rent—is a 1830 schoolhouse converted into a two-bedroom cottage. Rehabilitated by Brian MacKay-Lyons of MacKay...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.23.15

  12. Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs
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    Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs

    These sleek woven fibre chairs are about as far from your grandpa's rocker as you can imagine.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.23.15

  13. Rethinking the Streets of Los Angeles
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    Rethinking the Streets of Los Angeles

    Joining us this May at Dwell on Design Los Angeles are two industry leaders—Elizabeth Timme and Seleta Reynolds—who are working with the community to redesign what mayor Eric Garcetti calls “our...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.23.15

  14. 5 Pretty Sitting Rooms
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    5 Pretty Sitting Rooms

    These living rooms are as nice to look at as they are to lounge in.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.24.15

  15. Chalk It Up: How Modern Homes Incorporate Chalkboards
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    Chalk It Up: How Modern Homes Incorporate Chalkboards

    Excellent for doodling or nagging your roommates about chores, chalkboards add a playful touch at these five homes.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.24.15

  16. Highlight from Design Indaba 2015: Hella Jongerius
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    Highlight from Design Indaba 2015: Hella Jongerius

    The Dutch designer made quite an impact today during her presentation at Design Indaba, Cape Town, South Africa’s premier conference focused on creativity, ideas and discourse. “I’m fighting for...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    02.25.15

  17. A New Book on the Los Angeles Development of Iconic Modernist Architect A. Quincy Jones
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    A New Book on the Los Angeles Development of Iconic Modernist Architect A. Quincy Jones

    Architect and Dwell on Design Los Angeles speaker Cory Buckner’s forthcoming book, Crestwood Hills: The Chronicle of a Modern Utopia, revisits the obstacles faced by the Mutual Housing Association ...

    written by: Brandi Andres
    02.25.15

  18. Happy Birthday, Achille Castiglioni and Angelo Mangiarotti
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    Happy Birthday, Achille Castiglioni and Angelo Mangiarotti

    Today we say buon compleanno to two grandfathers of modern Italian design, Achille Castiglioni (1918–2002) and Angelo Mangiarotti (1921–2012), with a survey of their iconic works.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.26.15

  19. 5 Relaxing Rooftops and Roof Decks
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    5 Relaxing Rooftops and Roof Decks

    These five rooftops and roof decks are so immaculately designed, you'll almost forget to take in the view.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.26.15

  20. Sebastian Scherer
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    Sebastian Scherer

    Berlin-based designer Sebastian Scherer understands intuitively the intersection of form and function.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.25.15

  21. 7 Ways to Design with Heath Tiles
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    7 Ways to Design with Heath Tiles

    For over half a century, California's Heath Ceramics has been turning out coarse, colorful stoneware tiles. We've shared our love for Heath's artistry before through our Dwell Patterns...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.26.15

  22. 5 Serene Bedrooms
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    5 Serene Bedrooms

    We'd sure love to nap in these inspired sleeping spaces.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.25.15

  23. Create an Indoor Garden with Elegant Planters
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    Create an Indoor Garden with Elegant Planters

    With cold temperatures and winter storms sweeping much of the United States, it’s hard to believe that spring is only a few weeks away.  To brush off winter blues, bring life into your...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    02.25.15

  24. 5 Windows We Love
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    5 Windows We Love

    Today's dose of window inspiration ranges from the porthole-inspired to floor-to-ceiling.

    02.25.15

  25. An Earth-Friendly African Retreat That's Actually Made From Earth
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    An Earth-Friendly African Retreat That's Actually Made From Earth

    From clay bricks to the naturally filtered pool, the Khamsa House in Senegal is literally green from the ground up.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.27.15

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