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  1. Behind the Scenes: Grand Budapest Hotel
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    Behind the Scenes: Grand Budapest Hotel

    Production designer Adam Stockhausen on crafting dream accommodations for Wes Anderson’s 2014 film, Grand Budapest Hotel.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.05.14

  2. 10 Modern Designer Sofas In Situ
    Rooms We Love

    10 Modern Designer Sofas In Situ

    If you've read our guide on how to shop for a sofa, you may know that the couch is one piece of furniture that carries an investment--think purchase of a lifetime. Here, ten cozy, modern homes...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.05.14

  3. Japanese-Inspired Landscape Design in San Francisco
    Outdoor

    Japanese-Inspired Landscape Design in San Francisco

    For her largest commission to date, a young San Francisco architect channels Tadao Ando to create an outdoor room for a couple in the Berkeley Hills.

    written by: Zahid Sardar
    photos by: Joe Fletcher
    03.05.14

  4. Modern Landscape Designer Breaks New Ground
    Profiles

    Modern Landscape Designer Breaks New Ground

    With a wild approach, award-winning designer Margie Ruddick pushes the boundaries of landscaping.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Cait Oppermann
    03.05.14

  5. Mikal Hallstrup on the Design of Everyday Things
    Post

    Mikal Hallstrup on the Design of Everyday Things

    Fresh from his appearance at Design Indaba in Cape Town, Mikal Hallstrup of Designit talks about the importance of design in everyday life.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.05.14

  6. 7 Luminous Modern Interiors
    House Tours

    7 Luminous Modern Interiors

    Bright and light-filled, these seven homes ranging from a Los Angeles renovation to a spa-like bathroom in upstate New York are a breath of fresh air.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.05.14

  7. Innovative Workspaces Across Chicago
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    Innovative Workspaces Across Chicago

    New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's creatives work.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.04.14

  8. SLO Architecture's Dwell Vision Award–Winning Design
    Outdoor

    SLO Architecture's Dwell Vision Award–Winning Design

    Our inaugural award for design innovation goes to a firm whose architectural orb is lean, green, and buoyant.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.04.14

  9. 7 Finds from Design Indaba
    Event Spotlight

    7 Finds from Design Indaba

    South African designers showcased their work at Design Indaba’s 2014 Expo in Cape Town. Here are some of our favorites including furniture, accessories, textiles, technology, and film.

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    03.04.14

  10. 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

  11. 10 Cozy Modern Living Rooms
    Rooms We Love

    10 Cozy Modern Living Rooms

    A renovated concrete abode in Belgium, Jonathan Adler's quirky Shelter Island beachside retreat, and a British farmhouse are just a few projects in our collection of living rooms that showcase the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.03.14

  12. Michael Murphy's Midcentury-Inspired Supersonic Series
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    Michael Murphy's Midcentury-Inspired Supersonic Series

    San Francisco artist Michael Murphy’s latest series of prints, Supersonic, depicts a mod, mod world.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.03.14

  13. 7 Nearly Invisible Modern Furnishings
    Product Reviews

    7 Nearly Invisible Modern Furnishings

    Sometimes you just need clarity. With these 7 translucent furnishings, you'll have just that.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    03.03.14

  14. A Dutch Designer's Modern Chicken Coop
    Outdoor

    A Dutch Designer's Modern Chicken Coop

    Ton Matton’s chicken coop—a sly protest against European agriculture laws—is getting second looks for its urban-meets-rural aesthetic.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.02.14

  15. Maggie’s Centres: A Blueprint for Cancer Care
    Event Spotlight

    Maggie’s Centres: A Blueprint for Cancer Care

    A striking set of designs for patient treatment centers showcases architecture’s power to heal.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.02.14

  16. Incipit: Milan’s New Lab for Designers
    A Great Idea

    Incipit: Milan’s New Lab for Designers

    A studio, a lab, and a business—Incipit aims to be all three, but, most importantly, a new way to support young craftspeople.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.28.14

  17. An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn
    Outdoor

    An Edible Learning Garden in Brooklyn

    New York firm WORKac taps into society’s increased focus on heathy eating with a school’s learning garden.

    written by: Arlene Hirst
    photos by: Iwan Baan
    02.28.14

  18. The Future of Mobility
    Post

    The Future of Mobility

    Dwell's discussion with Volvo at the Palm Springs Museum during Modernism Week touched on the past but revolved heavily around the future. Automobiles limited to combustion engine technology face...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.28.14

  19. Street Photography of New York and Paris's Ghostly Past
    Event Spotlight

    Street Photography of New York and Paris's Ghostly Past

    Abbott and Marville: The City in Transition, a new photography exhibit at the Howard Greenberg Gallery in New York, gives viewers a privileged look at a ghostly past, showcasing photography that...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.28.14

  20. Mobility and Technology
    Post

    Mobility and Technology

    More and more, technology determines how we move. Whether we're behind the wheel of a car, perched on a bicycle seat, or hoofing it on foot, technology often makes the difference between a...

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    02.28.14

  21. Mobility and Design
    Post

    Mobility and Design

    When Dwell and Volvo set out to format our discussion around the Future of Mobility at the Palm Springs Art Museum during Modernism Week last month, we studied the ways in which our cities are...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.28.14

  22. Dwell's 8 Favorite Playrooms
    Rooms We Love

    Dwell's 8 Favorite Playrooms

    In these kid-friendly rooms, design is more than mere child's play.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    02.28.14

  23. A Family-Friendly Landscape Design in Virginia
    House Tours

    A Family-Friendly Landscape Design in Virginia

    Thanks to an earth-moving renovation, a hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges becomes a place for play and repose.

    written by: Sarah F. Cox
    photos by: Eli Meir Kaplan
    02.27.14

  24. Austin's Casis Elementary School Teaching Garden
    Outdoor

    Austin's Casis Elementary School Teaching Garden

    Architect Burton Baldridge donated his services to Casis Elementary, his daughter’s large public school in Austin, Texas, to design and build an outdoor classroom that would augment an organic...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Casey Dunn
    02.27.14

  25. Heatherwick Studio at Design Indaba
    Post

    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

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