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  1. Seismic Shifts at The National Academy
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    Seismic Shifts at The National Academy

    An exhibition currently on view at the National Academy Museum in New York, Seismic Shifts, explores paradigmatic shifts in modern culture. Featuring paintings, drawings, sculpture, photography,...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.20.13

  2. Hugo & Marie: Part Two
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    Hugo & Marie: Part Two

    We recently shared some of our favorite works by New York creative agency Hugo & Marie. Back by popular demand, ten more best-dressed selects from the firm's ever-growing portfolio.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.20.13

  3. Best Modern Desert Houses
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    Best Modern Desert Houses

    Few climates offer the extreme heat and extreme cold (all in one day) of the desert. Throw in the fact that they're sparsely populated, offer few municipal services, and are often in the middle of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.20.13

  4. Last Chance: Lessons from Modernism
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    Last Chance: Lessons from Modernism

    Modern-minded New Yorkers have just a few more days to swing by Cooper Union’s Lessons From Modernism: Environmental Design Considerations in 20th Century Architecture, 1925-70 exhibition at the...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.20.13

  5. Hotel Focus: Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
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    Hotel Focus: Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

    The latest luxury boutique hotel in Philadelphia is Hotel Palomar in historic Rittenhouse Square. Yes, it's Kimpton, but Kimpton Hotels never ever let you down. The best part of this resting spot,...

    03.20.13

  6. House Vision Exhibit Tokyo
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    House Vision Exhibit Tokyo

    What should Japan’s homes of the future look like? A few years ago, designer Kenya Hara posed that question to a group of Japanese architects and companies. The result is the House Vision...

    written by: Winifred Bird
    03.19.13

  7. Plant It Earth
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    Plant It Earth

    Dwell has been getting a little garden crazy over the bright new products and planters cropping up this spring. We’ve shared some beautiful backyards and fantastic furniture, but what is the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.19.13

  8. Space Race
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    Space Race

    From a metal-clad prefab module in Wyoming to an accordion-doored home in Canada, take a breath of fresh air with these five homes that make use of expansive windows.

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.19.13

  9. Pinterest Board of the Day: Lighting Design
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    Pinterest Board of the Day: Lighting Design

    Follow the light! From classics like Tom Dixon pendants to emerging lighting concepts, be sure to join the Dwell Pinterest board devoted to modern lighting design. Here, enjoy a peek at six of our...

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.19.13

  10. Salt 'n Pepa Got It Goin' On
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    Salt 'n Pepa Got It Goin' On

    The first thing a good chef will tell you is to season, season, season. If we're going to season, why not look good doing it? We've put together a list of our current favorite products for shaking,...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    03.19.13

  11. Prepare to be Floored
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    Prepare to be Floored

    From decorative tile to rustic brick to futuristic glass, these five homes feature myriad creative uses of textures and materials.

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.19.13

  12. Illustrator We Love: Debbie Powell
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    Illustrator We Love: Debbie Powell

    Based in New York and the U.K., illustrator Debbie Powell has been charming viewers with her watercolor, ink, linocut, pencil & pen, and printmaking handiwork. Clients include British chef and...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.19.13

  13. Q&A with Architectural Designer and Artist Maya Lin
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    Q&A with Architectural Designer and Artist Maya Lin

    The artist, designer, and architect takes us through her formative years as a maker, her dedication to environmental art, and the joys of furniture design.

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Michael Lewis
    03.18.13

  14. 5 Creative Renovations We Love
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    5 Creative Renovations We Love

    Updated, transformed: These five creative renovations, from a bustling neighborhood in Singapore to a Wyoming suburb, propel the past into the present.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    03.18.13

  15. Tumblr We Love: TypeToy
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    Tumblr We Love: TypeToy

    One man's inspiration is another's inspiration? TypeToy was created as a personal online reference library with an emphasis in vintage design and typography by Aaron Eiland, a senior designer by...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.18.13

  16. 10 Kitchen Counter Storage Solutions
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    10 Kitchen Counter Storage Solutions

    Disorder is the enemy of modern design, so we've put together 10 of our favorite kitchen storage solutions to help keep your counters clean and clutter-free.

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    03.18.13

  17. Collectors' Items
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    Collectors' Items

    Organization is key for the aficionados of crockery, records, cameras, and ceramics featured in the pages of Dwell. To prevent their growing collections from mushrooming into a chaotic mess, they...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.18.13

  18. Emerging Voices Lecture Series: dlandstudio & MASS Design Group
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    Emerging Voices Lecture Series: dlandstudio & MASS Design Group

    Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the second in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program. Selected for the promise they have shown in forging unique...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.18.13

  19. Prefab Icon: Dome of Discovery by Ralph Tubbs
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    Prefab Icon: Dome of Discovery by Ralph Tubbs

    With a life span of just 11 months, the prefabricated 1951 Dome of Discovery, designed by architect Ralph Tubbs for the Festival of Britain, lives on as a lost cultural icon.

    written by: Dominic Bradbury
    03.18.13

  20. The Architecture Buff's Guide to Chicago
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    The Architecture Buff's Guide to Chicago

    After the Great Fire of 1871 leveled Chicago, the "Windy City" took the opportunity to reinvent itself, setting off a campaign of reconstruction that saw the city welcome some of the biggest names...

    03.16.13

  21. Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture
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    Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture

    Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are finally waking up to the glories of modernist landscape architecture.

    written by: Charles Birnbaum
    03.15.13

  22. Pinterest Board of the Day: Scandinavian Design
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    Pinterest Board of the Day: Scandinavian Design

    Scandinavian design: It's colorful, it's functional, it's clean, it's optimistic. We're great fans of all things Scandi, and here, we share a few of our favorite modern design pins from our...

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.15.13

  23. Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed
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    Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

    From our favorite blogs on living small, to airstreams, inspirational backyards, a woodland retreat, secret gardens, a sunny workspace, and an off the grid beach house, we've been bringing you the...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    03.15.13

  24. Heavy Metal
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    Heavy Metal

    From X to Y, from Z to A, these homes got the metal treatment without missing a beat.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    03.15.13

  25. 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

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