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  1. 5 Modern Matte Products We Love
    Product Reviews

    5 Modern Matte Products We Love

    By eschewing high gloss for a matte finish, these pieces tout a quiet subtlety. Lest you think them too Plain Jane, consider matte's powdery velvet texture- a tactile bonus for a low-profile look.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.19.14

  2. Norwegian Wood
    My House

    Norwegian Wood

    Designing a house for this setting was a thrilling puzzle of aesthetics and terrain for a young architect. The house they built that year suited the couple for 30 years of long summer vacations,...

    written by: Margit Bisztray
    photos by: Pia Ulin
    03.04.09

  3. NY Design Week 2011: Day One
    Travel Reports

    NY Design Week 2011: Day One

    NoHo is oh-so-hip, with lots of design happenings to check out this week. If you're in New York, a trip to Great Jones Street is a damn good bet. From The Future Perfect to Sight Unseen's pop-up...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    05.14.11

  4. Building the Maxon House: Week 11
    Renovation

    Building the Maxon House: Week 11

    In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property, and designing and building a modern house with Tom...

    written by: Lou Maxon
    05.11.11

  5. Modern Homes Built Around Trees
    Outdoor

    Modern Homes Built Around Trees

    Wishing to preserve existing sites and the natural beauty of original trees, these seven homes use nature as their centerpiece.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    03.19.14

  6. More Than Meets the Eye
    Post

    More Than Meets the Eye

    We may live in an increasingly public world, but that doesn’t mean we need to hide the occasional embarrassing photo or tuck away a top-secret file. Here are 5 sneaky storage solutions.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.06.13

  7. Marrakech Biennale: Higher Atlas
    Travel Reports

    Marrakech Biennale: Higher Atlas

    The Marrakech Biennale is in its fourth go here in Morocco's cultural capitol, and though much of the citywide exhibition deals with photography, sculpture and the like, the main show Higher Atlas...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Aaron Britt
    03.06.12

  8. On the Edge: Modern Homes Designed for Extreme Sports
    Houses We Love

    On the Edge: Modern Homes Designed for Extreme Sports

    Concrete, usability, and open layouts incline extreme sport enthusiasts toward modern architecture. From snow to the surf, these homes demonstrate a healthy, happy relationship between living and...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.19.13

  9. A Surfer's Paradise
    Post

    A Surfer's Paradise

    For those that love salt in the air and sand in their hair, these seven shops and homes from the Dwell archives should have you busting out the wet suits and boards. Here, we highlight some of our...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    09.22.13

  10. 9 Things You Didn’t Know About Frank Lloyd Wright
    Profiles

    9 Things You Didn’t Know About Frank Lloyd Wright

    Unrealized projects and incredible sketches from the master architect.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    06.05.14

  11. Preview: The July/August Made in America Issue!
    Post

    Preview: The July/August Made in America Issue!

    Dwell goes coast to coast with our annual Made in America issue. We share the newest US-made products and up-and-coming designers that keep our local industries buzzing. Plus, we visit homes in...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    06.24.13

  12. Alessi Taps Experimental Designers for WantedDesign 2014
    We Recommend

    Alessi Taps Experimental Designers for WantedDesign 2014

    The Alessi Design Lab exhibit will showcase the work of promising young designers at the 2014 WantedDesign conference in New York.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.23.14

  13. Pedro E. Guerrero
    Interviews

    Pedro E. Guerrero

    In 1939, Frank Lloyd Wright hired 22-year-old Pedro Guerrero to be Taliesin West’s resident photographer, the start of a collaborative bond that would last until Wright’s death in 1959....

    03.16.10

  14. Design with the Other 90%: CITIES
    Event Spotlight

    Design with the Other 90%: CITIES

    The second in a series of themed exhibitions by the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum that demonstrate how design can address the world’s most critical issues, "Design with the Other...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    10.18.11

  15. Color Story: Green
    Post

    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

  16. Alejandro Sticotti's Teahouse
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    Alejandro Sticotti's Teahouse

    I met with the Argentinian architect and furniture designer Alejandro Sticotti a few months ago while he was in San Francisco, and he showed me photos he'd snapped the previous week, while on...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    11.04.10

  17. Photos of Brasilia at 1500 Gallery
    Event Spotlight

    Photos of Brasilia at 1500 Gallery

    I've always been fascinated with instant cities, usually planless boomtowns based on a quick commercial strike or immediately evolved to absorb the overflow of some metropolis. But occasionally...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.08.10

  18. 5 Extraordinary Homes Under 2,000 Square Feet
    Houses We Love

    5 Extraordinary Homes Under 2,000 Square Feet

    Here at Dwell HQ in San Francisco, most of us reside in apartments and small ones at that, so we have a special place in our hearts for small space inspiration. Living small means getting creative...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    08.15.13

  19. 5 Top Picks for Sliding Door Hardware
    Post

    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

  20. 6 Indoor-Outdoor Hammocks
    Outdoor

    6 Indoor-Outdoor Hammocks

    Hammocks can range from casual to luxurious, showing up everywhere from backyards to boutique hotels. Here are 6 swingin’ hammock arrangements from the Dwell archives.

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.12.13

  21. Striking Modern White Facades Part Two
    Houses We Love

    Striking Modern White Facades Part Two

    Whether traditional or contemporary, these eight attractive residences have drenched their exteriors in striking bleached hues. Be sure to check out Part One of Striking Modern White Facades here.

    written by: Jami Smith
    01.28.14

  22. Hotel Focus: Hotel Palomar Philadelphia
    Travel Reports

    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

  23. Lighting Designer We Love: Michael Anastassiades
    Post

    Lighting Designer We Love: Michael Anastassiades

    For someone whose design philosophy is "to produce exceptionally designed objects of permanent value," you'd better believe it. Originally trained as a civil engineer and a graduate of industrial...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.14.13

  24. Made in America: Shinola Brand Gets a Reboot
    Profiles

    Made in America: Shinola Brand Gets a Reboot

    Shinola, a new brand promoting domestic manufacturing, aims to bring cottage industry back to the factory spaces of Detroit.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    06.13.13

  25. "Architecture of Density": A Study of Megacity Living in Hong Kong
    Post

    "Architecture of Density": A Study of Megacity Living in Hong Kong

    A photographer's studies of Hong Kong's dense apartment blocks come to a London gallery.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.13.14

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