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  1. How Boxy Would You Go? A Look at Modern Box Homes
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    How Boxy Would You Go? A Look at Modern Box Homes

    One easy way to convince your neighbors of your modernist inclinations is to opt for a flat-roofed, box-like home. These linear retreats make the most of the simple form with a range of exterior...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.03.15

  2. Made in America: Simple and Functional Products from Philadelphia
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    Made in America: Simple and Functional Products from Philadelphia

    Founded in 2011 by Robert True Ogden, Philadelphia-based company Lostine bases its products on the principle that utilitarian objects can be both functional and attractive. Lostine’s products...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    04.03.15

  3. 50 Reasons to Love Design Made in America
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    50 Reasons to Love Design Made in America

    From Alabama to Wyoming, every state has design worth celebrating. In our complete Dwell guide to American-made design, we've gathered our favorite creators, destinations, and landmarks in every...

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.03.15

  4. 5 Gravity-Defying Cantilevers
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    5 Gravity-Defying Cantilevers

    These carefully perched cantilevers confound Isaac Newton's second law.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.03.15

  5. Get Smart with These 6 Energy-Efficient Homes
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    Get Smart with These 6 Energy-Efficient Homes

    From cutting-edge technology to the most basic energy-efficient installation, these homes inspire the best in intelligent design.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.03.15

  6. Rain Chains and Water Catchment Systems to Get You Ready for Spring
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    Rain Chains and Water Catchment Systems to Get You Ready for Spring

    April showers may bring May flowers, but spring rain also offers an opportunity to maximize the storage of our most precious resource—water. The following rain chains show us how to conserve and...

    written by: Erika Heet
    04.02.15

  7. House of the Week: Minimal Concrete Home is Surprisingly Inviting
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    House of the Week: Minimal Concrete Home is Surprisingly Inviting

    Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.02.15

  8. Ceramic Artist Francesca DiMattio Explores the Beauty in Domesticity
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    Ceramic Artist Francesca DiMattio Explores the Beauty in Domesticity

    Francesca DiMattio's large-scale ceramic sculptures turn elements of functional design into dramatic works of art.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    04.02.15

  9. The Retailers of American-Made Design: Makers Market
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    The Retailers of American-Made Design: Makers Market

    Suzy Ekman of Makers Market, an online shop that aims to celebrate American craftsmanship with high-quality local wares, tells us about her dreams for domestic production.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.02.15

  10. The Retailers of American-Made Design: WorkOf
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    The Retailers of American-Made Design: WorkOf

    Charlie Miner and John Neamonitis, the co-founders of WorkOf, discuss the trends they've noticed in the maker community.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.02.15

  11. 3 Truly Inspiring Homes by Habitat for Humanity
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    3 Truly Inspiring Homes by Habitat for Humanity

    For nearly 40 years, Habitat for Humanity has worked with architects, students, and volunteers around the world to guarantee the neediest their most basic human right, shelter. These are the...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.02.15

  12. After Building Skyscrapers, a Midcentury Modernist Turned to His Neighborhood
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    After Building Skyscrapers, a Midcentury Modernist Turned to His Neighborhood

    Modernist architect Edward Larrabee Barnes is the subject of an exhibition at the Katonah Museum of Art, which Barnes designed in 1990.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.02.15

  13. See Surrealist Street Art in Action at Dwell on Design Los Angeles
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    See Surrealist Street Art in Action at Dwell on Design Los Angeles

    On Saturday, May 30, at Dwell on Design Los Angeles, local street artist Norm “Nomzee” Maxwell will spend the entire day creating a mural in real time as part of a live-painting demonstration on...

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.02.15

  14. 7 Camping Retreats to Build In Your Backyard
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    7 Camping Retreats to Build In Your Backyard

    What better way to celebrate the springtime than to build a pop-up retreat in your own backyard? Here are a few ideas to get you started.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.02.15

  15. 5 Homes that Get Creative with Fences
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    5 Homes that Get Creative with Fences

    These eye-catching fences hint at the stunning design that lies within their enclosure.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.02.15

  16. 7 Daring Geometric Houses Around the World
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    7 Daring Geometric Houses Around the World

    Take a spin around the globe in this gallery of homes that take shapeliness to the next level.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.01.15

  17. 5 Homes that Make Going Off-the-Grid Look Good
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    5 Homes that Make Going Off-the-Grid Look Good

    From a mindful cabin in the Ozarks to an isolated retreat in the eastern Washington desert, these five homes show that great design can exist totally off-the-grid.

    written by: Heather Corcoran
    04.01.15

  18. 5 Budget-Friendly Home Makeovers
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    5 Budget-Friendly Home Makeovers

    Imported materials, online auctions, upcycling, and other canny solutions prevent costs from spiraling out of control at these contemporary renovations.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.01.15

  19. 5 Incredibly Clever Renovations
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    5 Incredibly Clever Renovations

    Rather than stick with the visual language of the existing house, the architects of these structures go bold with mind-bending updates.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.01.15

  20. 8 Reasons to Love Hand-Blown Glass
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    8 Reasons to Love Hand-Blown Glass

    When husband and wife Jeremy Pyles and Mary Welch were frustrated with the lighting options for their Manhattan home-furnishings shop—Niche—they decided to create their own pendant...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    04.01.15

  21. The Retailers of American-Made Design: The Commons
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    The Retailers of American-Made Design: The Commons

    Erin Connelly and Kerry Clark Speake are co-founders of The-Commons, a site that sells American-made home wares. We chatted with the duo to hear their thoughts on what it's like to work with local...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.01.15

  22. To Paris with Love: Modern Homes in the City of Light
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    To Paris with Love: Modern Homes in the City of Light

    In honor of Eiffel Tower Day, we celebrate our favorite modern homes in Paris.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.01.15

  23. The Retailers of American-Made Design: Room & Board
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    The Retailers of American-Made Design: Room & Board

    We chat with Gene Wilson, director of manufacturing and vendor management at Room & Board, about the ups and downs of producing in the U.S.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.01.15

  24. 8 Ways to Design with Animal Print
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    8 Ways to Design with Animal Print

    From cowhide rugs to taxidermy decor, animal print can work in modern interiors.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.01.15

  25. An Off-the-Grid Island Home for a Seattle Music Producer
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    An Off-the-Grid Island Home for a Seattle Music Producer

    Grunge band producer Adam Kasper enlisted the help of the firm Bohlin Cywinski Jackson for his family home on a small island northwest of Seattle. He calls it “the house that Nirvana built.”

    written by: Erika Heet
    03.31.15

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