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  1. MAK Center 20th Anniversary Celebration
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    MAK Center 20th Anniversary Celebration

    The MAK Center for Art and Architecture kicked off its 20th anniversary celebration in Los Angeles on May 17, 2014, with a cocktail event sponsored by Dwell at Rudolph Schindler's How House, built...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    05.28.14

  2. How to: Designing for Warm Weather
    Houses We Love

    How to: Designing for Warm Weather

    A layout, strategic window placement, and bright colors can help keep things cool and connected to the outdoors.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.17.14

  3. LINES Ballet's Mod Sets
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    LINES Ballet's Mod Sets

    Last week I had the pleasure of seeing Alonzo King's LINES Ballet's new production "Triangle of the Squinches" at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. King has long been a San...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.21.11

  4. Coolhaus: Architecturally-Inspired Ice Cream
    Dwell on Design

    Coolhaus: Architecturally-Inspired Ice Cream

    We share a sneak preview of ice cream sandwich company Coolhaus’s first cookbook and chat with cofounder Natasha Case.

    04.10.14

  5. Speed Limits at the Wolfsonian
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    Speed Limits at the Wolfsonian

    It's easy to forget, considering how much technology we interact with today, that the roots of modernism have everything to do with making sense of the machine. The industrial machine offered modes...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.17.10

  6. Heatherwick Studio at Design Indaba
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    Heatherwick Studio at Design Indaba

    Architect Thomas Heatherwick unveils plans to turn a century-old grain silo in Cape Town, South Africa, into the continent's premiere museum devoted to modern African art.

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    02.27.14

  7. Slick Blankets From a Team of Icelandic Designers
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    Slick Blankets From a Team of Icelandic Designers

    Blankets from Børk Studio blend modern colors and materials with historical graphics.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.05.14

  8. 7 Modern Gifts for Mom
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    7 Modern Gifts for Mom

    Mother’s Day is the perfect time to give all the mothers in your life a little design love. From personal accessories to home accents, the Dwell Store has created a collection that has just the...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    04.29.14

  9. Dwell Home Venice: Part 23
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 23

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 23, May...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    11.25.13

  10. 8 Modern East Bay Getaways
    Houses We Love

    8 Modern East Bay Getaways

    Located just across the water from San Francisco, the East Bay—including the cities of Oakland, Berkeley, and Emeryville—is a much sunnier, spacious counterpart to its foggy sister city. Here are 8...

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.09.14

  11. Energy and Technology at Dwell on Design
    Dwell on Design

    Energy and Technology at Dwell on Design

    Energy and technology will be showcased in a Dwell-curated pavilion and during onstage conversations at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, June 20-22. Take a look through the slideshow for a preview.

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.17.14

  12. A Look Inside 7 Venice Beach Homes
    Houses We Love

    A Look Inside 7 Venice Beach Homes

    Often, the interiors of houses in Venice, California, are as free-spirited as the exteriors. Here are 7 from our archives that will remind you to embrace your inner bohemian.

    written by: Erika Heet
    12.02.13

  13. Art Is Where the Home Is
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    Art Is Where the Home Is

    In honor of the Palais-Royal's first public art exhibition's 346th anniversary (it debuted today in 1667!), we've curated a fine crop of modern art found in the pages of Dwell. For more modern art,...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    04.09.13

  14. 6 Design Resolutions for 2013
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    6 Design Resolutions for 2013

    Dwell has been out and about leading the design conversation this month. The evening of January 24, Digital Content Director Sara Ost hosted a panel on "Design Resolutions" featuring Deputy Editor...

    01.25.13

  15. Modern Rustic Design from the Dwell Store
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    Modern Rustic Design from the Dwell Store

    Farmhouses and cabins have an undeniable charm that instills relaxation and reflection. The Dwell Store has collected an assortment of modern products with rustic inspiration.

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    05.22.14

  16. 5 Dwell Stories at Dwell on Design 2013
    Dwell on Design

    5 Dwell Stories at Dwell on Design 2013

    We invited architects, designers, and residents who have appeared in the pages of Dwell to join us onstage at this year’s Dwell on Design, which took place in June. Here’s a recap of those who took...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.28.13

  17. The Modern Family Zone
    Dwell on Design

    The Modern Family Zone

    The Modern Family Zone was a respite for Dwell on Design attendees with young children, with all manner of cool and stylish coloring, playing and resting opportunities. My six-year-old tried...

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Peter Williams
    06.28.10

  18. Photos of Brasilia at 1500 Gallery
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    Photos of Brasilia at 1500 Gallery

    I've always been fascinated with instant cities, usually planless boomtowns based on a quick commercial strike or immediately evolved to absorb the overflow of some metropolis. But occasionally...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.08.10

  19. Things Come Apart by Todd McLellan
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    Things Come Apart by Todd McLellan

    In last week's Friday Finds, photo director Anna Alexander clued us into the amazing work of photographer Todd McLellan. His new book Things Come Apart is an astounding work of deconstruction, both...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.08.13

  20. Pavilions and Installations at Dwell on Design 2014
    Dwell on Design

    Pavilions and Installations at Dwell on Design 2014

    On the show floor at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, Dwell-curated pavilions, design schools, and museums displayed exciting new work. Click through the slideshow for the highlights.

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.21.14

  21. Modern House Numbers
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    Modern House Numbers

    During this past week, I’ve stumbled upon quite a number of great modern house numbers, from the classic Neutra numbers to my latest favorite, Numbers by Andrew Byrom . Here’s a look at...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.12.08

  22. Onstage at Dwell on Design 2014, Day Three
    Dwell on Design

    Onstage at Dwell on Design 2014, Day Three

    On the last day of Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, onstage talks will spotlight renowned mid-century architects, question knockoffs, and offer design strategies for neurological challenges. Click...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.22.14

  23. Dwell on Design 2014 Award Winners
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell on Design 2014 Award Winners

    The Dwell on Design Awards recognize outstanding exhibitors and booths across the show floor. Click through the slideshow for highlights from the ceremony.

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.21.14

  24. Get This Room: Playful Hollywood Dining Area
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    Get This Room: Playful Hollywood Dining Area

    Glee star Jayma Mays and actor Adam Campbell had to start from scratch when filling their Los Feliz abode, which was renovated by architect Mike Jacobs, with furniture. Their successful blend of...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    photos by: Floto + Warner
    06.06.13

  25. 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

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