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  1. How To: Paint Your Home
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    How To: Paint Your Home

    Dwell’s tips on painting a modern home: from the best environmentally friendly paint to rooms that use paint as a major design statement.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.27.13

  2. 5 Smart Kitchen Storage Solutions
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    5 Smart Kitchen Storage Solutions

    What to do when a tightly cramped kitchen yearns for more space? Here, five great examples on how to win the storage battle with arguably the most trafficked room in the house.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.26.13

  3. 5 Cool Kitchen Islands
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    5 Cool Kitchen Islands

    A delicious slab of white Carrara marble, a couple of planks of plywood, and 20,000 Legos: These are among the inventive materials used for some of our favorite kitchen islands from the pages of...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.26.13

  4. 6 Stylish Modern Teapots
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    6 Stylish Modern Teapots

    From heat-sensitive kettles to the perfect tea set for one, these six teapots are sure to be the center of conversation at your next tea party—no matter the size!

    written by: Claire Andreas
    08.24.13

  5. 5 Striking Black Kitchens Around the World
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    5 Striking Black Kitchens Around the World

    White is the traditional color for kitchens, denoting hygiene, brightness, and modernity. But these five black-clad kitchens, in houses from San Francisco to Copenhagen, show that some truly stand...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.23.13

  6. 5 Modern Vases in Metal, Glass, and Wood
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    5 Modern Vases in Metal, Glass, and Wood

    Sure, flowers can brighten any room, but a well-chosen vase brings a spot of beauty even when it's empty.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.22.13

  7. Barbara Bestor's Colorful Modern Home in Silver Lake
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    Barbara Bestor's Colorful Modern Home in Silver Lake

    We first documented the ten-month renovation of Los Angeles-based architect Barbara Bestor's 1950s bungalow here, but gather your things and get ready to soak in some sun rays yet again by visiting...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    photos by: Dabito
    08.22.13

  8. 5 Unique Home Floors
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    5 Unique Home Floors

    Don’t overlook things underfoot; these five floors are an integral part of their homes' design.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.22.13

  9. Dwell's Favorite West Elm Finds
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    Dwell's Favorite West Elm Finds

    We love West Elm for their style, affordability, and dedication to design that solves everyday problems. Here, we present some of our favorite West Elm pieces we've found and loved over the years....

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    08.22.13

  10. Art Meets Design in 7 Modern Homes
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    Art Meets Design in 7 Modern Homes

    Modern furniture and architecture looks even richer when paired with a robust art collection. Look to these seven homes for how to create just the right synthesis.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.22.13

  11. 5 Fun Wall Storage Ideas
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    5 Fun Wall Storage Ideas

    We all have stuff to store—it's a necessity—but why do we have to do it the boring way? Here we've gathered five great examples of creative ways to make wall storage fun!

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    08.21.13

  12. 5 Modern Fireplaces That Make the Room
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    5 Modern Fireplaces That Make the Room

    A high-impact, modern fireplace can be the heart and hearth of the home, providing a visual anchor in any room, indoors or out. Click through the slideshow to check out five of our favorites.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.20.13

  13. Sofa Classics: B&B Italia
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    Sofa Classics: B&B Italia

    Two B&B Italia sofa designs crop up frequently in the Dwell archives: the Charles by Antonio Citterio and the Tufty-Time by Patricia Urquiola. Here are seven homes that sport the now-iconic...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.20.13

  14. Brazilian Design 101
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    Brazilian Design 101

    Don’t know your Tonico from your Mole? Fear not, as today we offer a Cliffs Notes of basic Brazilian furniture design, including the top names associated with Brazil and the pieces they are known...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.19.13

  15. 5 Well-Designed Dining Room Tables
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    5 Well-Designed Dining Room Tables

    The table is imperative to creating a dining room. How much attention it grabs, however, is up to you. Here are five equally sleek tables that can be the most prominent piece of furniture in the...

    written by: Claire Andreas
    08.18.13

  16. 5 Ways to Utilize Lighting as Art
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    5 Ways to Utilize Lighting as Art

    An inexpensive and subtle way to add a flourish to any room—make your lighting double as a design statement.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.17.13

  17. 5 Stylish Modern Trash Cans
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    5 Stylish Modern Trash Cans

    Everyone's got trash, but how they decide to hide it varies. Here, five waste bins that will have you storing your garbage in style.

    written by: Claire Andreas
    08.17.13

  18. 5 Unconventional Concrete Accessories for the Home and Office
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    5 Unconventional Concrete Accessories for the Home and Office

    Concrete isn't just for floors and walls anymore. Break out of the mold with these 5 concrete accessories for the home and office.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.16.13

  19. Design Studio We Love: Atelier Areti
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    Design Studio We Love: Atelier Areti

    After pulling out many hats for several architecture and design firms around the world, the sisters Kershbaumer branched out and set up studio in 2008. Since then, the London-based pair has been...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.16.13

  20. Crystal Clear: 5 See-Through Accessories
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    Crystal Clear: 5 See-Through Accessories

    Go extra minimal with these five clear accessories.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.16.13

  21. 7 Ways to Decorate with Arne Jacobsen Furniture
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    7 Ways to Decorate with Arne Jacobsen Furniture

    Inspired by the announcement this week that HOWE is reissuing Arne Jacobsen’s 1955 Tongue chair, we visit 7 homes from the pages of Dwell that incorporate the Danish modernist’s designs.

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.15.13

  22. 14 Creative Solutions for Book Display and Storage
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    14 Creative Solutions for Book Display and Storage

    We've all had that moment, when we either need to purge our books, box them up and stick them in storage, or do something about creating more space for them. To follow, clever fixes—some familiar,...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.14.13

  23. 7 Nightstands and Bedside Tables
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    7 Nightstands and Bedside Tables

    Be it a perch for an alarm clock, reading lamp, or glass of water, the nightstand is a furniture staple in the bedroom. Here we show seven options.

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.14.13

  24. 10 Minimalist Dream Kitchens
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    10 Minimalist Dream Kitchens

    "A kitchen provides physical and spiritual nourishment, and for many homes it is the heart and soul of family life," writes celebrated tastemaker Sir Terence Conran in Kitchen Book. Here, we...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.13.13

  25. Back in Production: The Tongue Chair by Arne Jacobsen
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    Back in Production: The Tongue Chair by Arne Jacobsen

    Move over, Pierre Paulin. Designed in 1955 for Munkegård School in Denmark, the Tongue chair was Danish designer Arne Jacobsen’s second completed chair design, introduced on the heels of the Ant...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.13.13

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