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  1. 10 Pins for a Modern Halloween
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    10 Pins for a Modern Halloween

    Halloween doesn't have to be all kitschy witches on brooms and fake cobwebs—it can be a modern and tasteful affair. Here, we've gathered ten inspirational pins showing ways to celebrate the holiday...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.01.13

  2. A Very Dwell Holiday: Part 1
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    A Very Dwell Holiday: Part 1

    It may seem early given that we haven't even been trick-or-treating yet but believe it or not the time has come to start thinking about the holidays. The season can really sneak up on you! We know...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    10.16.13

  3. The Lawn Goodbye
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    The Lawn Goodbye

    We sunbathe, picnic, and play sports on them. Our bare feet seem inexorably drawn to them. And for many of us, they’re the first thing we see when we step out the front door: lawns. It&rsquo...

    written by: Arnie Cooper
    photos by: Fritz Haeg
    02.26.09

  4. 5 Cool Kitchen Islands
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    5 Cool Kitchen Islands

    A delicious slab of white Carrara marble, a couple of planks of plywood, and 20,000 Legos: These are among the inventive materials used for some of our favorite kitchen islands from the pages of...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.26.13

  5. 5 Modern Beach Accessories
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    5 Modern Beach Accessories

    It's too darn hot and half of us in Dwell's San Francisco office almost took the N-Judah straight to the beach on our lunch break. With beach-going on the brain, we thought we'd put together some...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    05.03.13

  6. A Five-Act History of Urbanism in Barcelona
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    A Five-Act History of Urbanism in Barcelona

    Labyrinthine alleys, majestic avenues, meandering parks, and pristine beaches—this is the urban fabric of modern Barcelona, a city 2,500 years in the making. We've traipsed the Catalonian capital's...

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.09.13

  7. Week In Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed
    Week in Review

    Week In Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

    Each week Dwell.com delivers many great original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top...

    written by: Jami Smith
    01.24.14

  8. Fall Design Trend: Neutrals and Organics
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    Fall Design Trend: Neutrals and Organics

    This fall, we are loving neutral and organic tones. Take a look at some of these Dwell homes that really capture the concept of this trend and then check out some of our recommendations for...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    09.17.13

  9. 9 Products for a Better Workspace from NeoCon 2014
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    9 Products for a Better Workspace from NeoCon 2014

    It can be slightly amusing that during NeoCon, the massive commercial furniture fair where vendors push solutions for a more serene office environment, the bustling atmosphere is anything but...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    06.11.14

  10. Abstract Geometric Quilts by Lindsay Stead
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    Abstract Geometric Quilts by Lindsay Stead

    Toronto-based quilt maker Lindsay Stead takes a decidedly hands-on approach to her craft.

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.30.14

  11. Serene, Sustainable Home in Colorado
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    Serene, Sustainable Home in Colorado

    Seeking simplicity and open space, a Boulder-area couple settled on a wooded hilltop with views of the mountains and the city.

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.29.14

  12. A Custom Walnut Stair and Slide Hybrid in Chicago
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    A Custom Walnut Stair and Slide Hybrid in Chicago

    In the Windy City, a custom walnut slide offers a playful way for a small family of four to glide down to the basement.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Katrina Wittkamp
    01.29.14

  13. 7 New Homes with Old Bones
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    7 New Homes with Old Bones

    If a building appears to be on its last leg, think twice before tearing it down. Preserving old fragments in a modern home can result in an eclectic mix of old and new.

    07.01.14

  14. A 19th-Century Live/Work Factory in New York
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    A 19th-Century Live/Work Factory in New York

    Whether they’re fabricating a dining chair, designing a line for West Elm, or building out a kitchen, Amy and Brandon Phillips find ways to reveal the unique histories and characteristics of the...

    written by: Kirin J. Makker
    photos by: Ball & Albanese
    02.18.14

  15. Designer Spotlight: Hiroko Takeda
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    Designer Spotlight: Hiroko Takeda

    Weaver and textile artist Hiroko Takeda keeps a studio on the ninth floor of an old industrial building in downtown Brooklyn, where she works on various client commissions and her own one-off art...

    written by: Liz Arnold
    photos by: Adam Krause
    02.18.14

  16. Designer Spotlight: Souda Collective
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    Designer Spotlight: Souda Collective

    Recent Parsons School of Design graduates Shaun Kasperbauer, Isaac Friedman-Heiman, and Luft Tanaka (from left) are the founding members of the design collective Souda (a Japanese word pronounced ...

    written by: Liz Arnold
    photos by: Adam Krause
    02.19.14

  17. 7 Marble Statement Pieces for the Modern Home
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    7 Marble Statement Pieces for the Modern Home

    Whether it’s the real deal or merely a facsimile, marble is both cutting-edge and classic. Here are seven pieces straight from the quarry, from small tabletop pieces to statement-making furniture.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.18.14

  18. A Renovated Art Nouveau Barcelona Apartment
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    A Renovated Art Nouveau Barcelona Apartment

    It was love at first sight for Elina Vila D’Acosta-Calheiros and her husband, Ginés Gorriz: When they stepped into the century-old apartment that would become their home, they were so smitten they...

    written by: Kerstin Rose
    02.19.14

  19. Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse
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    Matali Crasset Renovates Monory Farmhouse

    Cerebral architect Matali Crasset turns a stone farmhouse into a flexible, open environment for a Parisian jewelry designer and her many houseguests.

    photos by: Jonas Ingerstedt
    02.19.14

  20. A Brick-Clad Modern Family Home in Chicago
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    A Brick-Clad Modern Family Home in Chicago

    Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part retreat and part public stage.

    written by: Chris Bentley
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    01.06.14

  21. Must-Have: Knauf & Brown's Standard Collection
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    Must-Have: Knauf & Brown's Standard Collection

    One of our 2014 Young Guns, Canadian design duo Knauf & Brown share their recently debuted Standard Collection.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    07.01.14

  22. 7 Green and Repurposed Sports Stadiums
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    7 Green and Repurposed Sports Stadiums

    Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    07.01.14

  23. Bright Flora and Fauna Prints by Mark McGinnis
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    Bright Flora and Fauna Prints by Mark McGinnis

    Brooklyn–based designer and illustrator Mark McGinnis has created an exclusive collection of framed prints for the Dwell Store. Called the Menagerie Collection, the series captures flora and fauna...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    07.01.14

  24. 8 Backyards We Love
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    8 Backyards We Love

    Offering places to garden, play, recline, and contemplate the view, backyards have the power to redefine the homes with which they share a site.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.28.14

  25. 5 Creative Modern Porches and Decks
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    5 Creative Modern Porches and Decks

    As these five projects prove, a modern deck or porch can play many creative roles—as a play space, hangout spot, dining area, and more.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.07.13

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