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  1. 10 Modern Low-Tech Toys
    Product Reviews

    10 Modern Low-Tech Toys

    Providing fresh, colorful alternatives to the plugged-in entertainment devices of today, these designs—including a couple of highlights from the Dwell Store—modernize classic pastimes and celebrate...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    03.04.14

  2. Get This Room: Graphic Bedroom
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    Get This Room: Graphic Bedroom

    Investor and developer Holden Shannon played with economies of scale to create nine row houses in Houston, Texas. Interior designer Barbara Hill was brought in to complement the airy, flowing...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    photos by: Jack Thompson
    05.31.13

  3. How-To: Patterned Rugs
    A Great Idea

    How-To: Patterned Rugs

    Decorating with statement rugs is often challenging, so here are some tips and tricks to help guide the process.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    03.28.14

  4. Smart Solutions for Small Vacation Homes
    A Great Idea

    Smart Solutions for Small Vacation Homes

    It can be a challenge to achieve a feeling of coziness without making a space seem cluttered. But spatial restrictions sometimes produce the most creative solutions.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.23.14

  5. Transforming TIjuana
    House Tours

    Transforming TIjuana

    In August of 2004, a weekend-long party took place at a new house in the Hacienda Agua Caliente neighborhood of Tijuana, Mexico. The house was raw and unfinished, with bare concrete floors and...

    written by: Andrew Wagner
    photos by: Gregg Segal
    03.16.09

  6. Curating with a Conscience
    Travel Reports

    Curating with a Conscience

    Upon entering Small Scale Big Change: New Architectures of Social Engagement‚ the latest exhibition from MoMA's Architecture and Design department‚ the tone of the exhibition is...

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.08.10

  7. Furniture Design Series: The Side Table
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    Furniture Design Series: The Side Table

    In the fourth installment of our furniture series on tables (see past series on the Kitchen Table, Dining Table, and Coffee Table) we present the side table. It's that perfect extra spot to set a...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.20.13

  8. Styled by Tina Hellberg
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    Styled by Tina Hellberg

    Tina Hellberg is an interior stylist based in Stockholm who lives on an island in a very old house with her husband, Niklas Andersson, daughters Ebba and Hedda, and Australian Kelpie, Vira. A...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.08.13

  9. Hotel Demetria, Guadalajara
    Hotels

    Hotel Demetria, Guadalajara

    “There is a saying that if you can make a business successful in Guadalajara, you can make it successful anywhere,” says Hotel Demetria owner and architect, Iván Cordero of his...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.29.12

  10. Modern in the Country
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    Modern in the Country

    Eric and Melinda purchased a 10-acre plot of land in rural Yelm, Washington, with visions of a new home on the range. There would be vineyards, gardens, an orchard, bees and chickens—typical...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    photos by: Lara Swimmer
    03.15.13

  11. Q&A with Landscape Architect Thomas Woltz
    In The Modern World

    Q&A with Landscape Architect Thomas Woltz

    Nelson Byrd Woltz carves out a vertical garden for a New York City residence and, in the process, creates a nest for its human and avian inhabitants.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Eric Piasecki
    10.07.13

  12. Conversation Piece: 10 Statement Chairs
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    Conversation Piece: 10 Statement Chairs

    In this Conversation Piece series, we take a look at 10 statement chairs that are sure to turn heads and get tongues wagging. Click through for some inspiration for bringing something bold, funky,...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    06.19.13

  13. Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan
    In The Modern World

    Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan

    French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.23.14

  14. Carpet Diem
    Product Reviews

    Carpet Diem

    Nanimarquina, the Barcelona-based rug manufacturer, experiments with color and patterns at Milan Design Week 2014.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.10.14

  15. 10 Great Rugs to Tie the Room Together
    Houses We Love

    10 Great Rugs to Tie the Room Together

    From the living room to bedrooms, rugs can be a great addition to any space! Take a look at these 10 interiors who touched up their space with a fine plot of fabric.

    written by: Jami Smith
    10.28.13

  16. More Favorite Play! Spaces
    Books

    More Favorite Play! Spaces

    Our September 2011 issue is about to hit newsstands, but we're not finished celebrating play (the theme of our July/August 2011 issue). Earlier this week we featured five fantastic projects from...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.01.11

  17. Site of the Day: The Sweethome
    Product Reviews

    Site of the Day: The Sweethome

    Sister site to The Wirecutter (an electronic list of the best technology), The Sweethome spends hours accumulating the best housewares out there.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.03.13

  18. Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 Preview
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    Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 Preview

    Taking place over three days in May, London’s Clerkenwell Design Week has established itself as a stop on the international design circuit over the last five years. The 2014 installment features...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.19.14

  19. A Look Inside a Marble Factory
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    A Look Inside a Marble Factory

    We're reporting from Almeria, a province in southwestern Spain where surfaces company Cosentino is headquartered. For the past couple of days, we've gotten a first-hand look at how the company...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.05.13

  20. Rising to the Occasion
    Green

    Rising to the Occasion

    Gerard Kitchener is fond of talking about the weather, especially as it pertains to Waratah Bay in southeastern Victoria, Australia.

    written by: Catherine Franklin
    photos by: Peter Hyatt
    02.02.09

  21. Dwell Book Lists for Any Occasion
    Books

    Dwell Book Lists for Any Occasion

    The Dwell office and all of the editors’ homes are filled with books, from architecture classics to the newest covers, and some we keep around for fun. Here are four reading lists for our fellow...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.25.13

  22. Conversation Piece: 8 Statement Side Tables
    Product Reviews

    Conversation Piece: 8 Statement Side Tables

    In this Conversation Piece series, we take a look at eight statement side tables. From bold colors to striking and innovative design, these side tables are sure to catch the eye and create a stir.

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    06.27.13

  23. Salone Satellite 2012
    Event Spotlight

    Salone Satellite 2012

    This year marks the 15-year anniversary of SaloneSatellite, the portion of Salone Internazionale del Mobile dedicated to young designers under the age of 35.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    04.22.12

  24. Smarten Up Your Home in 2013
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    Smarten Up Your Home in 2013

    They say that home is where the heart is. And now your home can have a brain as well. Sound futuristic? Thanks to advances in smart technology, your home can be greener, safer, more secure, and...

    written by: David Glenn
    04.09.13

  25. Artists' Rug Exhibition at Atelier Courbet
    Event Spotlight

    Artists' Rug Exhibition at Atelier Courbet

    Vladimir Kagan and Frank Gehry join French modern masters in a new rug exhibition at Atelier Courbet Master Craftsman Gallery in Nolita.

    written by: Alexandra Polier
    03.10.14

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