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  1. A Bold New Take on the Traditional Light Switch
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    A Bold New Take on the Traditional Light Switch

    The tactile, colorful, and programmable Smart Booo presents a colorful take on the staid switch.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    11.24.14

  2. 7 Modern Pendant Lights
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    7 Modern Pendant Lights

    Pendant lights help illuminate a space, and add a sculptural touch to a dining room or entryway. These seven modern examples show how it's done.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.23.14

  3. 6 Tips for a Pain-Free Kitchen Renovation
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    6 Tips for a Pain-Free Kitchen Renovation

    With the average kitchen remodel costing around $55,000, it’s easy to see why homeowners look for ways to save money on a renovation. And considering how many decisions are made with this highly...

    written by: Anne Reagan
    10.28.14

  4. Striking Lamps by New York Lighting Designers
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    Striking Lamps by New York Lighting Designers

    The "Let There Be" lighting exhibition opens at the Worrell Smith Gallery in Westport, Connecticut, on October 3.

    written by: William Lamb
    09.16.14

  5. Shop the Look: Perforated Furniture
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    Shop the Look: Perforated Furniture

    Embrace negative space with these seven furniture and lighting picks that pack a punch (out). And for more perforated metal, see our roundup of cut-out architecture.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.12.14

  6. 8 Modern Chandeliers
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    8 Modern Chandeliers

    Stuffy crystal fixtures, take heed—these modern chandeliers give a living space a healthy dose of pizzazz, without going overboard.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.02.14

  7. Sculptural Pendant Lights from Moooi
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    Sculptural Pendant Lights from Moooi

    Dutch company Moooi was founded in 2001 by Marcel Wanders and Casper Vissers. The name derives from “mooi,” the Dutch word for beautiful, and the company maintains that the extra &lsquo...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    08.15.14

  8. LED Suspension Light for Illuminating Large Areas
    Product Reviews

    LED Suspension Light for Illuminating Large Areas

    If the name Jake Dyson sounds familiar, he’s the son of the famous James Dyson, of vacuum cleaner and hand-dryer fame. Jake, however, made a name for himself with the CSYS desk lamp with a bulb...

    written by: Alexander George
    07.28.14

  9. Whimsical Floating Lamps
    Product Reviews

    Whimsical Floating Lamps

    Straight out of a sci-fi movie, Crealev makes lamps that use opposing magnets to float the top section in the air. The idea came from designer Angela Jansen and electrical engineer Ger Jansen, both...

    written by: Alexander George
    07.14.14

  10. 6 Classic Lights from Louis Poulsen
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    6 Classic Lights from Louis Poulsen

    Louis Poulsen is an international lighting company that has collaborated with architects and designers for over seventy years. Several of the brand's most popular lighting fixtures, featured here,...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    06.10.14

  11. Geometric Lighting by New Zealand’s Resident
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    Geometric Lighting by New Zealand’s Resident

    Resident is a lighting and furniture company based in New Zealand that designs and manufactures innovative furnishings for the modern home. Many of Resident’s lamps are defined by their geometric...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    06.03.14

  12. This Just In at the Dwell Store: Classic British Lighting
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    This Just In at the Dwell Store: Classic British Lighting

    Anglepoise is an iconic British brand that had its start in 1931, when automotive engineer George Carwadine had the opportunity to create a task lamp using his innovative balancing technique that...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    05.12.14

  13. David Weeks on How to Shop for Lighting
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    David Weeks on How to Shop for Lighting

    The New York-based designer's thoughts on lighting the home, choosing the right bulb, and more.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    05.07.14

  14. Sophisticated hostel for design-conscious travelers
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    Sophisticated hostel for design-conscious travelers

    The Generator London brings established design pieces into a playful space.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.21.14

  15. Best of Milan: Scholten & Baijings's chairs, lights, and tumblers
    Travel Reports

    Best of Milan: Scholten & Baijings's chairs, lights, and tumblers

    The Dutch design duo's newest creations, released during Salone del Mobile 2014.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.17.14

  16. Designing with Noguchi
    Rewind

    Designing with Noguchi

    The sculptural forms of Isamu Noguchi's tables and lamps can transform any room into a work of art.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.13.14

  17. Designer Spotlight: Vera & Kyte
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    Designer Spotlight: Vera & Kyte

    Two young Norwegian designers combine Scandinavian tradition with postmodern playfulness.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.12.14

  18. Milan Design Week: Day Three
    Travel Reports

    Milan Design Week: Day Three

    Our editors share snapshots of some of their best finds from their third day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. [Update: day one, day two, and day four!]

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.10.14

  19. Rock, Paper, Circuits: Pulplites Lamps
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    Rock, Paper, Circuits: Pulplites Lamps

    The Vancouver design duo Dear Human finds an illuminating use for recycled paper.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.09.14

  20. Milan Design Week: Day Two
    Travel Reports

    Milan Design Week: Day Two

    Our editors share their most exciting discoveries from their second day at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. [Update: day one, day three, and day four!]

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.09.14

  21. 10 Light-Filled Kitchens
    Rooms We Love

    10 Light-Filled Kitchens

    A bright kitchen can transform a home and energize its residents as much as the day's first cup of coffee.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.08.14

  22. Milan Design Week: Day One
    Travel Reports

    Milan Design Week: Day One

    The first day of Milan Design Week, as seen by our editors. [Update: day two, day three, and day four!]

    written by: Dwell Staff
    04.07.14

  23. Shops We Love: Propeller Modern
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    Shops We Love: Propeller Modern

    This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.04.14

  24. NTN
    Profiles

    NTN

    Ian Walton (who comes from a long line of physicists) and Marcel Twohig (the son of an artist and sculptor) both studied industrial design at Dublin’s National College of Art & Design. They...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.03.14

  25. Vera & Kyte
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    Vera & Kyte

    Vera Kleppe and Åshild Kyte are the talents behind the up-and-coming Norwegian design studio Vera & Kyte. The Bergen-based duo credit their mixed aesthetic influences and curiosity about...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet
    04.03.14

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