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  1. Young Designers Make an impression at Design Indaba
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    Young Designers Make an impression at Design Indaba

    Thomas Heatherwick stole the show at the first day of the Design Indaba conference in Cape Town, South Africa, on Wednesday when he unveiled his plans to recast a century-old silo on the city’s...

    written by: William Lamb
    02.26.14

  2. Trend Report: Bent Wood
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    Trend Report: Bent Wood

    From a pet bed to a bike rack, bent wood crops up in unexpected places.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.30.13

  3. More Modern Mother’s Day Gifts
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    More Modern Mother’s Day Gifts

    For those who overlooked our last round up of Mother’s Day ideas, we have five more gifts for the modern mom.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.30.13

  4. 8 Great Modern Hotels
    Hotels

    8 Great Modern Hotels

    With the winter weather comes dreams of an escape, which inspires us to consider the following modern hotels by forward-thinking architects and designers Dwell loves.

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.03.14

  5. "Born to Rewild" with Landscape Designer Margie Ruddick
    Interviews

    "Born to Rewild" with Landscape Designer Margie Ruddick

    We're thrilled to welcome Margie Ruddick, this year's winner of the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award in Landscape Architecture, to Dwell on Design. In a panel on "rewilding" our cities, Ruddick...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.21.13

  6. lamesadevenn: Part Three
    Renovation

    lamesadevenn: Part Three

    A joyous moment: The site that Alba and Lopez discovered, on the developing southside of Santa Fe, offered the space, the views, and a promising pack of neighbors. The land also came with a well,...

    written by: Seth Biderman
    10.06.11

  7. Beauty vs. Politics: The Architecture, Art, and Design of Washington DC
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    Beauty vs. Politics: The Architecture, Art, and Design of Washington DC

    In light of the government shutdown there has been a lot of negativity swirling around Washington DC. While the shutdown and threat of a crippled economy are very serious topics, Washington DC...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.15.13

  8. Events this Weekend: 2.4-2.7
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 2.4-2.7

    This week's Out and About column features three new show openings and one closing. Can't make it to the exhibits? View our slideshow of selected images from the shows and read more below.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.04.10

  9. Photos of the Day: Isolated Building Studies
    Travel Reports

    Photos of the Day: Isolated Building Studies

    David Schalliol’s photo project showcases the eerie beauty in Chicago's abandoned lots and standalone buildings.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.31.14

  10. Scandinavian Interiors on Pinterest
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    Scandinavian Interiors on Pinterest

    Inspired by the Vedbæk House, a former fishermen's cottage outside of Copenhagen, we've gathered a sampling of Scandinavian interiors from our Pinterest boards.

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.13.13

  11. Modern Pet Gear from Waggo
    Product Reviews

    Modern Pet Gear from Waggo

    Show your pets some modern love with these new designs from Waggo, a Brooklyn-based company founded in 2011 by Regine Raab. Raab brings her stylish sensibility—she used to work for major fashion...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.15.13

  12. The Ultimate Road Trip: Ireland
    Travel Reports

    The Ultimate Road Trip: Ireland

    For many, the real Ireland is on the back roads. That’s the green isle envisioned when one closes their eyes, winding around its rocky coastline on tiny lanes lined with centuries-old stone fences....

    written by: Scott Sporleder
    06.30.13

  13. Design Museum London's Time Capsule
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    Design Museum London's Time Capsule

    This morning—smack dab in the middle of the London Design Festival—Design Museum London broke ground on its new building designed by Dutch firm OMA with interiors by architect John...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.18.12

  14. Raise the Roof
    House Tours

    Raise the Roof

    From the United States to Poland to South Korea, living roofs have taken off. They provide natural insulation, help control with runoff, and pack a slew of cool features—it's no wonder these...

    written by: Caroline Wallis
    09.26.12

  15. Coffee Break: Peet’s Chestnut Street, San Francisco
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    Coffee Break: Peet’s Chestnut Street, San Francisco

    Bay Area coffee company Peet’s recently unveiled a new design for its San Francisco, California, flagship store. Located in an 80-year-old art deco building, the cafe is kitted out materials,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.21.14

  16. Scrap Wrap Bracelets
    Home Work

    Scrap Wrap Bracelets

    I've got a habit—a little hoard-y, but not necessarily bad—of buying craft-ish supplies with no concept of what I will do with them. A while back at the local Mission Fabric Outlet ...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    photos by: Jordan Kushins
    08.03.11

  17. Miami Advice
    City Guide

    Miami Advice

    Cathy Leff takes to the road (and sidewalk) to lead us on an intrepid bicycle tour of Miami’s architectural and cultural wonders.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Roy Zipstein
    02.26.09

  18. Tumblr of the Week: Ryan Panos
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    Tumblr of the Week: Ryan Panos

    In his eponymous Tumblr, Ryan Panos offers a cool selection of high-contrast black-and-white photographs that depict the abstract and geometric side of architecture. These aren't your warm and cozy...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.16.13

  19. Surprisingly Subtle 300-Foot Radio Tower
    Superstructure

    Surprisingly Subtle 300-Foot Radio Tower

    The winning design for the Canakkale Antenna Tower in Turkey manages grandeur with restraint.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.13.14

  20. lamesadevenn: Part 6
    Renovation

    lamesadevenn: Part 6

    In this series, trace the story of lamesadevenn, a green live/work space in Santa Fe, New Mexico, created for two community groups, La Mesita and La Resolana. Rather than simply becoming a building...

    written by: Seth Biderman
    12.05.12

  21. What iOS 7 Would Look Like in Your Home
    A Great Idea

    What iOS 7 Would Look Like in Your Home

    Apple's latest mobile operating system iOS 7 is set to launch in September. The redesign is radically different than what we're used to seeing on our iPhones and iPads today. Instead of icons and...

    written by: Alexandra Chang
    09.01.13

  22. Basic Living
    House Tours

    Basic Living

    Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused architectural trend. By melding history and innovation, Turin’s Basic Village offers up a compelling reinvention of the concept.

    written by: Allison Arieff
    photos by: Jacob Langvad
    06.03.09

  23. MoMA's 'Toy Story'
    Event Spotlight

    MoMA's 'Toy Story'

    MoMA’s Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000 may be the world’s most engrossing toy box. Sadly, you can’t play with the 500+ items on exhibit July 29 through November...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    07.25.12

  24. 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

  25. Mikal Hallstrup on the Design of Everyday Things
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    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

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