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  1. Plant Life
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    Plant Life

    Keeping greenery in your life can prove to be a difficult task when space is limited and you reside in a jungle of the concrete variety. These six planters make gardening a little easier for green...

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.15.13

  2. Catherine Opie: In & Around L.A.
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    Catherine Opie: In & Around L.A.

    In her work, Catherine Opie has consistently focused her lens on the subcultural phenomena and the castaways of Los Angeles—lonely, mansard-roofed Beverly Hills mansions, freeway underbellies, and...

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.15.13

  3. Past and Present
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    Past and Present

    Design*Sponge managing editor Amy Azzarito branches out with her first book, Past and Present. “I love learning about history through objects and design rather than remembering names and dates; it...

    written by: Christa Martin
    photos by: Ellen Silverman
    02.15.13

  4. Furniture Design Series: The Coffee Table
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    Furniture Design Series: The Coffee Table

    For the third installment in our table design series, (see the Dining Table series here and the Kitchen Table series here) we focus on the hardworking coffee table, center of everything from meals...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.14.13

  5. Modular and Modern in Canada: 2 Cool Homes Popping Up in Calgary and Beyond
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    Modular and Modern in Canada: 2 Cool Homes Popping Up in Calgary and Beyond

    Founded in 2004, Minnesota-based Hive Modular creates affordable high-end prefab homes that minimize exposure of building materials to the elements and boasts a process that delivers a shortened...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.14.13

  6. All Rugged Up
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    All Rugged Up

    Ahhhh, the rug. Ever so comfortable, ever so cozy. We compiled six of the plushest rugs not only worthy of your feet, but for showing off too.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.14.13

  7. Light Up Your Life
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    Light Up Your Life

    Often neglected, yet so essential. Whether they're resting on the dining table or occupying the floor, the world would be a little darker without these beaming lights. Click through the slideshow...

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.14.13

  8. Sitting Pretty
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    Sitting Pretty

    These 6 seats are as aesthetically pleasing as they are well-designed.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.13.13

  9. Color Story: Green
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    Color Story: Green

    This year, Pantone announced that Emerald is its color of 2013. In honor of the verdant and vibrant color, we've collected a handful of projects that'll make you green with envy. To see the rest of...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.13.13

  10. Furniture Design Series: The Dining Table
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    Furniture Design Series: The Dining Table

    In this second installment of our design series focused on tables, we take at look at the dining table. The dining table sets the stage for family gatherings, dinner parties, and the general...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.13.13

  11. Murphy's Law
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    Murphy's Law

    Flashback to the early 1900s: After trying to woo an opera singer, but having to abide by the strict moral code of a woman entering a man's bedroom, William Lawrence Murphy invented the Murphy...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.13.13

  12. Product Spotlight: Yield Picnic Bag
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    Product Spotlight: Yield Picnic Bag

    We're digging the new multi-purpose Picnic Bag from San Francisco based Yield Design Co. It goes from being an everyday stylish and useful tote bag to a picnic blanket in a pinch. ...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.13.13

  13. Cliff Hangers
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    Cliff Hangers

    From a home with an expansive coastal view to a home set steeply amidst dappled maple canopies, these and more houses are built to withstand the elements. Take a look at these five residences...

    written by: Jami Smith
    02.12.13

  14. Windows of New York by José Guízar
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    Windows of New York by José Guízar

    Graphic and information designer José Guízar, a New York transplant by way of Mexico, started The Windows of New York, a weekly illustrated series about, yes, the windows of New York. Part ode to...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.12.13

  15. Loud & Clear: The 2013 Emerging Voices
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    Loud & Clear: The 2013 Emerging Voices

    Last week the Architectural League of New York announced the winners of its annual Emerging Voices program. Each year the League awards talent that displays a unique design voice with strong...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.12.13

  16. Pinboard of the Day: Winter Wonderland
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    Pinboard of the Day: Winter Wonderland

    With the Northeast still digging itself out from under the snow, we offer these cozy winter abodes as cataloged on the Dwell Pinterest board, Winter Wonderland. Stay warm, friends!

    written by: Sara Ost
    02.12.13

  17. County Government Votes to Save Rudolph's Modernist Hallmark
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    County Government Votes to Save Rudolph's Modernist Hallmark

    Good news for fans of Brutalism, poured-concrete construction, Paul Rudolph, and/or rabble-rousing against local bureaucracies. After more than a year of debate, the powers that be in Goshen, New...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Chris Mottalini
    02.12.13

  18. The Sky is the Limit
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    The Sky is the Limit

    These stilted homes transcend traditional architecture.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.12.13

  19. The Most Popular Homes in Dwell: 41-60
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    The Most Popular Homes in Dwell: 41-60

    We published and you read. Here's part three of our series on the most popular homes ever featured in Dwell. Find 1-20 here and 21-40 here. Flip through the following slideshow for 41-60, which...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.12.13

  20. Pouf! 6 Instant Extra Seating Ideas
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    Pouf! 6 Instant Extra Seating Ideas

    Not to be mistaken for its sister, the stool, poufs come completely covered in cloth with no visible legs. Click through the slideshow to find six purveyors of cushioned comfort fit for all.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.11.13

  21. March 'Interior Design' Issue Preview
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    March 'Interior Design' Issue Preview

    Dwell gets an insider's view of unique, inspiring homes for our interior design issue. We visit designers, furniture collectors, and gallery owners to explore the myriad of ways one can approach...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.11.13

  22. Pinterest Board of the Day: Bedrooms
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    Pinterest Board of the Day: Bedrooms

    If you enjoyed our popular post, 12 Beautiful Bedrooms, don't miss this collection of some of the prettiest places to rest your head, as discovered by the Dwell team on our Pinterest board:...

    written by: Sara Ost
    02.11.13

  23. Furniture Design Series: The Kitchen Table
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    Furniture Design Series: The Kitchen Table

    Merriam-Webster defines a table as: A piece of furniture with a flat top and one or more legs, providing a level surface on which objects may be placed. We know the table can be so much more than...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    02.11.13

  24. Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA
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    Stanley Kubrick Retrospective at LACMA

    Calling all film and design buffs! The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is currently showing the first U.S. retrospective of master director Stanley Kubrick's prolific 45-year life and career in...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    photos by: Eujin Rhee
    02.11.13

  25. 6 Clever Structures People Call Home
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    6 Clever Structures People Call Home

    From tents to trailers, we take a look at homes that push the boundaries of traditional architecture.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.11.13

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