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  1. Cycle China: Week 4
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    Cycle China: Week 4

    In this special five-part series, we're riding along with SWA Group landscape designer Amirah Shahid as she cycles nearly 800 miles from Beijing to Shanghai (find the previous posts here). Join us...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Amirah Shahid
    09.29.11

  2. MUJI Makes a Move
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    MUJI Makes a Move

    MUJI, Japan’s legendary “brand-less brand,” is expanding its West Coast empire. With ultra-basic furniture, clothing, electronics, and more headed for San Jose, California in April, we decided to...

    written by: Winifred Bird
    03.13.13

  3. Reykjavik’s New Design District
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    Reykjavik’s New Design District

    What do creatives see in abandoned docks and old fishing sheds? Opportunity. Now the City of Reykjavik is working with local designers to makeover its old fishing harbor into Iceland’s first design...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    04.08.13

  4. Design Itinerary: South Africa
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    Design Itinerary: South Africa

    Cape Town, South Africa, will be the World Design Capital 2014, which is perfect timing, since the country's design scene is booming. Here is a look at some modern homes, destinations, events, and...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.07.13

  5. Chicago’s Summer of Design
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    Chicago’s Summer of Design

    A massive exhibition and a new permanent design museum put the past, present, and future of the city’s design community in focus.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.28.14

  6. Stockholm Design Week 2011
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    Stockholm Design Week 2011

    We've been covering the 2011 Stockholm Furniture Fair for the past week, delving into everything from the heavy hitters on the main show floor to the promising young designers debuting prototypes...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    02.13.11

  7. Best of Belgium: Three Days in Antwerp
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    Best of Belgium: Three Days in Antwerp

    It's hard to narrow down the highlights of a recent trip Dwell took to Belgium—a whirlwind week covering Antwerp, Ghent, and Brussels, spent meeting architects and designers, exploring...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.18.12

  8. 4 Color-Obsessed Modern Hotels
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    4 Color-Obsessed Modern Hotels

    Vacations are lively and adventurous when staying at one of these brightly-colored hotels.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.08.13

  9. Touring the Weimar Bauhaus Campus
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    Touring the Weimar Bauhaus Campus

    Dwell tours the first Bauhaus campus built by Henry Van de Velde in 1907 to learn more about Walter Gropius's ideology behind the modern design school.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    10.25.13

  10. Chicago Crowdsources a Skate Park
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    Chicago Crowdsources a Skate Park

    Skaters, bikers, and a park advocate are breaking new ground in Chicago's Grant Park.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.21.14

  11. H2Hotel in Healdsburg
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    H2Hotel in Healdsburg

    Last weekend I spent a night at the new H2Hotel, the sister property of Hotel Healdsburg, which is one of my favorite places to stay in Sonoma County. Conceived as a younger, hipper, more...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.03.10

  12. Design Guide to Amsterdam
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    Design Guide to Amsterdam

    This week, we traveled to Amsterdam to check in with a few design voices from studios large and small. And while two days isn't nearly enough time to explore all that the Dutch design scene has to...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.30.14

  13. Second Chances at SFO
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    Second Chances at SFO

    One of the nicest parts of traveling through the San Francisco International Airport is its art gallery in Terminal 3. As I made my way to Las Vegas this week for Surfaces and Las Vegas Market ...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.07.11

  14. Visual Vacation: 8 Homes that Inspire Relaxation
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    Visual Vacation: 8 Homes that Inspire Relaxation

    You may not be able to get away from your desk today, but you can take a short visual vacation courtesy of these eight scenes from the Dwell archives. Picture yourself in any one of these amazing...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    07.17.13

  15. Highlights from London Design Festival 2013
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    Highlights from London Design Festival 2013

    The 11th edition of London Design Festival introduced over 300 events and exhibitions staged across the city. From interactive installations to retail events to product launches, the nine day...

    written by: Ali Morris
    10.07.13

  16. 10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant
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    10,000 Bones Cover the Walls of this Mexico Restaurant

    Ignacio Cadena’s new Jalisco, Mexico restaurant concept, the aptly named Hueso, is covered in bones.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    11.06.14

  17. 2014 Milan Design Week Furniture Preview, Part 2
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    2014 Milan Design Week Furniture Preview, Part 2

    Following our guide to the 2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile, here are our picks for what to see in town during Milan's Design Week.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.04.14

  18. Best of Maison & Objet 2014
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    Best of Maison & Objet 2014

    We spent the week in Paris, scoping out the new designs unveiled at Maison & Objet. Click through the slideshow to see our editors' favorite finds at the show and beyond, as documented on Instagram...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.09.14

  19. Head to Arkansas for What May Be America's Coolest Art and Design Hotel
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    Head to Arkansas for What May Be America's Coolest Art and Design Hotel

    Architect Deborah Berke designs a modern retreat in Bentonville, Arkansas, for 21c, a hotel mini-empire blending art, design, and hospitality.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.23.15

  20. Melbourne Convention Center
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    Melbourne Convention Center

    One element of my tour of Melbourne that really surprised me was how much I liked the new Melbourne Convention Center by Hamish Lyon of NH Architecture and Nik Karalis of Woods Bagot. 

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Peter Bennetts
    10.23.09

  21. In Madrid: Julius Shulman's LA
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    In Madrid: Julius Shulman's LA

    Last weekend, the Getty Research Institute's show Julius Shulman's Los Angeles opened in its third location, a cathedral-like neo-Mudéjar style water tower named Canal de Isabel II in Madrid...

    written by: Alissa Walker
    02.24.10

  22. Living on Water: Floating Villages
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    Living on Water: Floating Villages

    During my jaunt to Cambodia last month, when I was not hauling bricks to build an outdoor school kitchen with my studio, I had the chance to see a multitude of informal building in both urban and...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    02.25.10

  23. Living on Water: Stilted Villages
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    Living on Water: Stilted Villages

    After visiting the legendary floating villages on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap, I took a detour to Kompong Phluk, a permanent settlement built upon stilts at the edge of the lake. As I paddled...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    04.07.10

  24. Tuscan Winery by Renzo Piano
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    Tuscan Winery by Renzo Piano

    Nestled into the Tuscan landscape, in the municipality of Gavorrano in the heart of Maremma, sits a modern winery called Rocca di Frassinello. Designed by Renzo Piano, the brilliant red structure...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Amanda Dameron
    04.21.10

  25. ICFF 2010: Design Ride Manhattan
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    ICFF 2010: Design Ride Manhattan

    After spending the better part of Sunday on the floor of the Javits center, at five pm, I joined a motley (but stylish) crew for the launch of Public Bikes. Organized by former Design Within...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    05.17.10

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