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  1. 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

  2. A Zero-Energy Community: Part 5
    Renovation

    A Zero-Energy Community: Part 5

    Project Manager Brad Liljequist chronicles the building of the zHome, a ten-unit townhome in Issaquah, Washington—the first multifamily zero-energy community in the United States. Part 5:...

    written by: Brad Liljequist
    11.16.11

  3. Palm Springs Modernism Week: The Cocktail Hour with Dwell
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    Palm Springs Modernism Week: The Cocktail Hour with Dwell

    Mid-century modernism is a way of life in Palm Springs, California, and the community continually celebrates the look, feel, and style of the era. So when the Paul Kaplan Group and Dwell invited...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.22.13

  4. Barcelona's La Formiga d'Or
    House Tours

    Barcelona's La Formiga d'Or

    La Formiga d'Or, an offshoot of Happy Books, is a curious little shop uniquely located in the cloister of the Cathedral of Barcelona. The selection of items includes books on religion to touristy...

    written by: Genevieve Gladson
    07.11.11

  5. May Issue Sneak Preview! Global Style
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    May Issue Sneak Preview! Global Style

    The Dwell editors go global with 14 houses across five continents to share great design from all over the world. We also bring you a special guide to the newest up-and-coming designers and...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.11.13

  6. 6 Amazing Repurposed Designs
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    6 Amazing Repurposed Designs

    From varnished drainage pipes to old sailcloths with a second wind, these six projects utilize rescued, revamped, and reused materials.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    06.30.13

  7. A Look at Google's Illustrated Logos
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    A Look at Google's Illustrated Logos

    We went down an Internet rabbit hole and unearthed Google Doodles—what the tech company dubs its illustrated logos that "celebrate holidays, anniversaries, and the lives of famous artists, pioneers...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.17.13

  8. Village Green
    My House

    Village Green

    This place was a filthy dump when we bought it,” says Cathryn Barmon, sipping tea in a knockoff Le Corbusier chair. “I didn’t want to go barefoot until we’d redone the...

    written by: Virginia Gardiner
    photos by: Raimund Koch
    01.18.09

  9. 5 Latin American Design Destinations
    Travel Reports

    5 Latin American Design Destinations

    Should your summer travels take you south of the border, we've rounded up all the architecture and design hotspots in this quintet of Latin American city guides. From Mexico City to Lima, here's...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.02.13

  10. 10 Exterior Stairs
    Renovation

    10 Exterior Stairs

    Sagging stairs and sad stoops will soon be a thing of the past, thanks to the following inspirational ideas from clever architects and homeowners.

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.09.14

  11. 6 Hip and Innovative Manhattan Homes
    House Tours

    6 Hip and Innovative Manhattan Homes

    Ah, the Big Apple. If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. These 6 residents are not only making it, they're doing it with style, innovation, and that little something extra that only...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    08.28.13

  12. Holiday Entertaining 101: Plenty of Seating
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    Holiday Entertaining 101: Plenty of Seating

    Don't leave your guests standing while trying to balance their egg nog and plate of tasty treats. Plan ahead and be prepared with plenty of extra stylish seating. From stools, to chairs, to love...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    12.04.13

  13. 6 Urban Cars We Love
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    6 Urban Cars We Love

    Vehicle manufacturers wise up to the demands of urban dwellers.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ian Galvin
    09.05.13

  14. Not to Be Missed: Peter Zumthor Reimagines LACMA
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    Not to Be Missed: Peter Zumthor Reimagines LACMA

    It’s been the talk of L.A. since the design was revealed in June: the Pritzker Prize–winning Swiss architect’s amoebic reinterpretation of the east campus of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art ...

    written by: Erika Heet
    09.06.13

  15. 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

  16. Retail Therapy
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    Retail Therapy

    In the great American quest for more stuff, big-box stores are nirvana, laden with cheaply priced items by the ton, from diamond earrings to toilet paper. So isn’t it a good thing that many...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    01.21.09

  17. 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

  18. Danish Mindcraft at Ventura Lambrate in Milan
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    Danish Mindcraft at Ventura Lambrate in Milan

    Every year, emerging Danish designers are chosen to display their wares at Mindcraft, an exhibit of up-and-coming Danish design coinciding with Milan's international design fair.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.25.14

  19. 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

  20. 7 Unique Expert Perspectives on Design
    Interviews

    7 Unique Expert Perspectives on Design

    One of our greatest privileges at Dwell is discussing architecture and design with some of the most creative and innovative people in the world, here is a sampling of their thoughts on design.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.21.14

  21. Preview the February 'Modern for Less' Issue
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    Preview the February 'Modern for Less' Issue

    Our “Modern for Less” issue is packed with ideas for wallets big and small. From trimming expenses without sacrificing quality during a renovation to a roundup of products that will give you the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.04.13

  22. 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

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. Favorite Kids' Products
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    Favorite Kids' Products

    Sometimes, thinking outside the box with children's toys means forgoing the flashing lights and going back to basics with simple design and honest materials. We've curated a collection of our top...

    written by: Victoria Nguyen
    10.05.12

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