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  1. Rock the Shack: Cabin Love
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    Rock the Shack: Cabin Love

    Sometimes the only thing getting us through the day is the dream of an escape—from work, from the city, from our day-to-day. Whether it's snow-filled windows and hot chocolate tickling your fancy...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.05.13

  2. TOTEMISM: Memphis Meets Africa at Design Indaba Expo
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    TOTEMISM: Memphis Meets Africa at Design Indaba Expo

    Kinship in design is often viewed as simply a matter of showing relations, both formally and historically, between objects that share color, pattern, and local craft strategies. Totemism, however,...

    written by: Abigail Doan
    03.05.13

  3. Shot by Jonas von der Hude
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    Shot by Jonas von der Hude

    Born in Lübeck, Germany and currently based in Hamburg, photographer Jonas von der Hude has been snap, snap, snapping away. Previously trained in all things carpentry, design, and photography, von...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.05.13

  4. Lighting the Way
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    Lighting the Way

    From snaking pendants to antique geometric wire frames, these five lighting pieces illuminate their spaces in modern style.

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.05.13

  5. Pretty In Pink
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    Pretty In Pink

    The color pink is traditionally associated with many things, including love, luck, and good health; perhaps that's why these homeowners chose to include splashes of the color throughout their abodes.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    03.04.13

  6. Pinterest Board of the Day: Chair Design
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    Pinterest Board of the Day: Chair Design

    Presenting a mix of modernist icons and future classics, our Pinterest board devoted to modern chairs is well worth a follow. Catch a glimpse of some of our favorites in today's slideshow.

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.04.13

  7. Three Top Designs by Chad Wright
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    Three Top Designs by Chad Wright

    We loved San Francisco designer Chad Wright when we first spotted his Attic birdhouses and plunked them into our April issue. Now, we check in with his three top designs before Wright heads off to...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.04.13

  8. Plastic Fantastic
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    Plastic Fantastic

    Container is a design studio based in Australia and Shanghai. Since 2012, the firm has been creating bespoke 2D and 3D packaging design and identity for various beauty and haircare companies.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.04.13

  9. Lenbachhaus Gallery and Museum in Munich
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    Lenbachhaus Gallery and Museum in Munich

    All it took was a new copper-clad addition, the installation of a geo-thermal heating and cooling system, and some LED lighting to transform an elegant yet out-of-date 19th century building in...

    written by: Frances J. Folsom
    03.04.13

  10. A Corbusier-Inspired Parisian Home
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    A Corbusier-Inspired Parisian Home

    An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.

    written by: Zahid Sardar
    03.04.13

  11. Don't Mess with Modern
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    Don't Mess with Modern

    Austin, Texas: Home to food trucks, live music, the first Whole Foods, and annual stomping grounds for the tech set, Austin also happens to have a kicking modern architecture scene. Take a look at...

    written by: Sara Ost
    03.04.13

  12. Blues Clues
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    Blues Clues

    Embracing the blues—these homes do!

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.04.13

  13. Best Houses in Los Angeles
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    Best Houses in Los Angeles

    No other city in America has meant more to the development of modern residential design than Los Angeles. An adventurous population, a phalanx of great architects at mid-century and today, and a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.04.13

  14. April 'Outdoor' Issue Preview
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    April 'Outdoor' Issue Preview

    We get our hands dirty with 9 homes that celebrate the great outdoors and nearly 50 new backyard furniture ideas for spring. From living roofs to natural pools, we cover all of your outdoor, or...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.01.13

  15. Everyday Objects by OKUM Made
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    Everyday Objects by OKUM Made

    Los Angeles, California-based product and furniture designer Daniel Okum of OKUM Made (and his 233 supporters!) can finally leap for joy. Six days ago, Okum's Kickstarter project for The Made...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.01.13

  16. California Love
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    California Love

    With the first day of spring quickly approaching and the weather getting warmer, we've decided to pay homage to the Golden State by compiling seven of our favorite sun-kissed California homes.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    03.01.13

  17. Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You Might Have Missed
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    Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You Might Have Missed

    Here are the top seven stories on Dwell that you might have missed this week—from architecture blogs we love to Dwell on the Simpsons to our top recommendations for installing sliding doors in your...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    03.01.13

  18. Inside Addition
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    Inside Addition

    Restrained by local building code, architect Michael O’Sullivan forwent a flashy facade on this new Auckland, New Zealand, home, saving the fireworks for the interior.

    written by: Jeremy Hansen
    photos by: Emily Andrews
    03.01.13

  19. Standing Room Only: The Vignelli Subway Map
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    Standing Room Only: The Vignelli Subway Map

    This Tuesday, we hopped a train for Brooklyn Heights. Destination: The New York Transit Museum, where a talk about the historic Vignelli subway map was being held. If you haven’t yet been, take...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.01.13

  20. Artist Spotlight: Mark Rothko
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    Artist Spotlight: Mark Rothko

    Mark Rothko, apparent muse to Fall 2013 runway shows, has entered into the current design conversation in a major way (Nail polish company Butter London has even created a manicure style after his...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.28.13

  21. Bring in the Green
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    Bring in the Green

    The Pantone color for 2013 may be emerald, but we are excited about another continuing trend in a different shade of green: The living wall. Also known as green walls or vertical gardens, these...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.28.13

  22. Mid-Century Makeup: The Fontenell in Palm Springs
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    Mid-Century Makeup: The Fontenell in Palm Springs

    A mid-century oasis in the desert, The Fontenell, was built in the late '50s for the family of makeup and cosmetics icon Max Factor. Seeking a place his family could relax together, seven fully...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.28.13

  23. Mirror Mirror
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    Mirror Mirror

    Since September 2012, Greek designer Panos Papanagiotou has been documenting angular architecture buildings and structures on his aptly-titled Tumblr, Mirrors. Via the iPhone, Papanagiotou shoots...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.28.13

  24. Beaux Meets New
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    Beaux Meets New

    The St. Louis Art Museum has announced the June 29th opening of its recently completed expansion, the East Building. The walls are up, the lights are on, and all that remains to be done is the...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.28.13

  25. 5 Top Picks for Sliding Door Hardware
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    5 Top Picks for Sliding Door Hardware

    At Dwell, we're always exploring ideas for making the most of mixed-use spaces with clever modifications. Installing sliding doors can make the most of any space with versatile and affordable style...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.27.13

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