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  1. Fall Design Trend: Native American Design
    Product Reviews

    Fall Design Trend: Native American Design

    We've all seen the Native American design trend lately and we think that when mixed properly with modern pieces this trend can be really quite beautiful. When looking to incorporate this trend,...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    09.25.13

  2. House, Rotated: Prototype 180
    House Tours

    House, Rotated: Prototype 180

    On November 11, 2010, New York artist Mary Ellen Carroll rotated a single-family home in Houston’s aging first-ring suburb, Sharpstown, a neighborhood characterized by rows of post-WWII...

    written by: Michelle White
    photos by: Kenny Trice
    12.02.10

  3. A Sophisticated Penthouse in Cape Town
    House Tours

    A Sophisticated Penthouse in Cape Town

    A view-filled waterfront penthouse in Cape Town, South Africa, turns to natural elements for design inspiration.

    written by: Daniel Scheffler
    photos by: Elsa Young
    11.09.13

  4. Nature/Data at Industry Gallery
    Event Spotlight

    Nature/Data at Industry Gallery

    On Saturday, Industry Gallery in Washington DC opened the show Nature/Data to showcase the work of the New York–based Italian architect and furniture designer Antonio Pio Saracino. Taking the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.13.10

  5. Design Icon: 8 Works by Raymond Loewy
    Design 101

    Design Icon: 8 Works by Raymond Loewy

    This godfather of industrial design streamlined the look of midcentury America.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.17.14

  6. A Family-Friendly New York City Apartment
    Houses We Love

    A Family-Friendly New York City Apartment

    Designer Suchi Reddy crafts a family-friendly New York City apartment.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ball & Albanese
    05.09.13

  7. Lesley Anton's Ceramic Muses
    Interviews

    Lesley Anton's Ceramic Muses

    Citing inspirations ranging from the rocks of Joshua Tree to sand dunes, bamboo and her grandmother’s milk-glass hobnail bottles, Los Angeles-based ceramist Lesley Anton began her craft with...

    written by: Erika Heet
    05.09.11

  8. Showcase of Architectural Drawings at Venice Architecture Biennale
    Travel Reports

    Showcase of Architectural Drawings at Venice Architecture Biennale

    100 drawings by Daniel Libeskind, screen-printed on glass panels, fill the Venice Pavilion.

    written by: Robert Landon
    06.11.14

  9. MoMA Design Store Windows: littleBits by Ayah Bdeir
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    MoMA Design Store Windows: littleBits by Ayah Bdeir

    “Electronics are beautiful,” says engineer and artist Ayah Bdeir. Through May 12, the windows of the MoMA Design Stores in New York City will feature hypnotic, delightful kinetic sculptures crafted...

    written by: littleBits
    04.10.13

  10. Carreau du Temple: Parisian Poetry in Glass and Steel
    Superstructure

    Carreau du Temple: Parisian Poetry in Glass and Steel

    Studio Milou’s restoration of a public pavilion showcases the beauty of the Marais.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.10.14

  11. The Story of De Stijl
    Books

    The Story of De Stijl

    The threads of turn-of-the-20th century radicalism in the arts and design have by now pretty much been woven into one broad yarn: capital-M Modernism. But the new book The Story of De Stijl:...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    11.22.11

  12. 8 Ways to Renovate an Airstream
    Design 101

    8 Ways to Renovate an Airstream

    The iconic, and slightly atomic, form of the shiny silver Airstream is embedded in our cultural and design milieu. Here are 8 Airstream renovations that promise to inspire you to hit the road in...

    written by: Erika Heet
    11.06.13

  13. The Ultimate Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom
    Finishing Touch

    The Ultimate Indoor-Outdoor Bedroom

    Thanks to a folding glass wall and a custom-built bed, dreams of sleeping under the stars came true for a Cincinnati, Ohio, couple.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ty Wright
    02.15.14

  14. Space-Efficient Renovation in New York
    Design 101

    Space-Efficient Renovation in New York

    “A strategy of extreme density was required,” says Michael Chen of Normal Projects, 
who along with partner Kari Anderson handled the renovation of this Upper West Side apartment.

    written by: Deborah Bishop
    photos by: Raimund Koch
    02.01.09

  15. 8 Pendants, and How to Hang 'Em
    Post

    8 Pendants, and How to Hang 'Em

    The most buoyant of the lighting family, pendant lamps are awfully fun but take a bit of planning; here's how to do it right.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.03.13

  16. New Zealand Goes Modern Part Two
    Houses We Love

    New Zealand Goes Modern Part Two

    From a remote and sustainable beach house, to a compact prefab vacation home, to an affordable hillside abode, we add three new stunning residences to our previously explored topic, New Zealand...

    written by: Jami Smith
    11.26.13

  17. Typographer Focus: Peter Biľak
    Profiles

    Typographer Focus: Peter Biľak

    The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.

    written by: Kieran Long
    photos by: Adam Broomberg
    01.26.09

  18. Get This Room: Playful Minimalism
    Post

    Get This Room: Playful Minimalism

    Texas-based designer Barbara Hill is a pro at striking the right note between modern and playful, we took apart an informal dining room she designed in Atlanta, Georgia, to help readers recreate...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    photos by: Gregory Miller
    05.20.13

  19. Slick Blankets From a Team of Icelandic Designers
    Product

    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

  20. Designing Detroit
    Post

    Designing Detroit

    If the Great Recession has an unofficial mascot, it's Detroit. Even though the once-mighty Motown has been in a slow-motion death-spin since the days of the K-car, the city's abandoned factories...

    written by: David A. Greene
    03.18.09

  21. New Modern Planter Boxes
    Product

    New Modern Planter Boxes

    Looking for an adorable birch planter for your favorite succulent? A new crop of modern cubes from Yield Design Co. in a quartet of colors has you covered.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.11.13

  22. Young Novice Architect Completes Solo Studio Renovation
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    Young Novice Architect Completes Solo Studio Renovation

    Matthew Preston Kimmel has quite a knack for architecture and design. At the mere age of fifteen, Kimmel decided to redesign and transform the third floor of his family’s Chicago home. Here, Dwell...

    written by: Jami Smith
    01.03.14

  23. Where the Wild Things Aren't
    House Tours

    Where the Wild Things Aren't

    In Vieira do Minho, a small village in northern Portugal, Guilherme Vaz designed a fortresslike retreat that embraces the natural landscape while keeping it at bay.

    written by: Kieran Long
    photos by: David Hughes
    01.16.09

  24. 7 Bestsellers from the Dwell Store
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    7 Bestsellers from the Dwell Store

    Since the Dwell Store launched last fall, a handful of items from the selection of furniture, accessories, lighting, and outdoor pieces have become front runners. See the full array of bestselling...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.08.14

  25. 12 Beautiful Bedrooms
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    12 Beautiful Bedrooms

    A holding cell for clutter, a landing pad for laundry. Why is the bedroom so often an afterthought? Nowhere is modernism a more welcome aesthetic antidote than in the bedroom, where a dose of...

    written by: Sara Ost
    12.13.12

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