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  1. A Forgotten Insurance Building Finds New Life as a Humming High School
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    A Forgotten Insurance Building Finds New Life as a Humming High School

    Following a sensitive renovation at the hands of DSH // architecture, the Larchmont Charter High School in Los Angeles settles into a midcentury gem originally designed by Welton Becket.

    photos by: Nico Marques
    04.21.15

  2. After Building Skyscrapers, a Midcentury Modernist Turned to His Neighborhood
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    After Building Skyscrapers, a Midcentury Modernist Turned to His Neighborhood

    Modernist architect Edward Larrabee Barnes is the subject of an exhibition at the Katonah Museum of Art, which Barnes designed in 1990.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.02.15

  3. This is What Design Looked Like in Israel in 1965
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    This is What Design Looked Like in Israel in 1965

    The Israel Museum, Jerusalem celebrates its 50-year anniversary in 2015. To commemorate its history, the museum is hosting an exhibition that looks back at what its founding year, 1965, meant not...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.18.15

  4. Flashback: The Dwell Homes of 10 Years Ago
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    Flashback: The Dwell Homes of 10 Years Ago

    Good design never tires. We take a look back at a few dwellings from our 2005 issues.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.04.15

  5. Architecture Like You've Never Seen It Via Reimagined British Postmodernism
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    Architecture Like You've Never Seen It Via Reimagined British Postmodernism

    The "merry pranksters" of British design, FAT Architecture, called it quits after 20 glorious years of eye-popping Postmodernism. Now, co-founder Sam Jacob asks graduate students at Yale University...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.11.15

  6.  Browse the Best-Selling Issues in Dwell’s History
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    Browse the Best-Selling Issues in Dwell’s History

    Dwell has been covering modern architecture, interiors, prefab, small spaces, and renovation since 2000—now take a look at the best of the best, culled from the top-selling issues in the magazine’s...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.15.15

  7. What We Were Talking about in Tech 10 Years Ago This Month: CD Storage and Cellular Headsets!
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    What We Were Talking about in Tech 10 Years Ago This Month: CD Storage and Cellular Headsets!

    We revisit the tech products from our January/February 2005 issue.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.08.15

  8. A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs
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    A Look at Frank Lloyd Wright's Little-Known Prefabs

    From early modular construction to a portfolio of homes based in the Midwest, we take a look at the prefab residences designed by America's most famous architect.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    01.07.15

  9. Eye-Popping Jewelry Designed by Postmodern Architects
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    Eye-Popping Jewelry Designed by Postmodern Architects

    Peter Eisenman, Hans Hollein, and Robert Venturi join Ettore Sottsass and more in Rizzoli's 1980s paean to postmodern jewelry design.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    11.14.14

  10. Frank Lloyd Wright's Endangered Spring House
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    Frank Lloyd Wright's Endangered Spring House

    Frank Lloyd Wright's Spring House in Tallahassee, Florida, was commissioned by George and Clifton Lewis, who sought a comfortable house for their large family that fit within their modest budget....

    written by: Allie Weiss
    09.17.14

  11. Progressive Prefabs of Jean Prouvé
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    Progressive Prefabs of Jean Prouvé

    The pioneering designer’s metal homes set a model for future construction.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.16.14

  12. Captivating Sound Sculptures by Design Icon Harry Bertoia
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    Captivating Sound Sculptures by Design Icon Harry Bertoia

    Harry Bertoia's Sonambient sound sculptures create an all-encompassing experience that appeals to the visual, aural, and tactile senses. "It becomes an entire physical experience," says his...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.12.14

  13. Rare Archival Photos of the GM Technical Center
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    Rare Archival Photos of the GM Technical Center

    Heralded as the “Versailles of Industry” when it opened in 1956, the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Michigan, remains symbolic of cutting-edge design.

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.26.14

  14. Jewish Designers' Influence on Midcentury Modernism
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    Jewish Designers' Influence on Midcentury Modernism

    From furniture to interiors, Jewish designers made their mark on modernist American design in the postwar years.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.28.14

  15. Design Classic: Eames House Bird
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    Design Classic: Eames House Bird

    The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.

    written by: Dora Vanette
    04.17.14

  16. Designing with Noguchi
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    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 Vanette
    04.13.14

  17. Design Classic: Jens Risom Collection
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    Design Classic: Jens Risom Collection

    Jens Risom's 1942 designs for Knoll were born out of wartime necessity but went on to become signature midcentury modern designs.

    written by: Dora Vanette
    04.10.14

  18. Design Classic: Eero Saarinen's Womb Chair
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    Design Classic: Eero Saarinen's Womb Chair

    A look at Eero Saarinen's Womb chair, an icon of midcentury modern design.

    written by: Dora Vanette
    04.07.14

  19. Design Classic: Bertoia Seating Collection
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    Design Classic: Bertoia Seating Collection

    A look at the history of Harry Bertoia's iconic steel wire seating collection from 1951, and a few Dwell homes that showcase the chairs to their best advantage.

    written by: Dora Vanette
    03.19.14

  20. Design Icon: Oscar Niemeyer
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    Design Icon: Oscar Niemeyer

    A look back at the iconic modernist buildings designed by legendary Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.24.14

  21. 8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
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    8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner

    Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an appreciation for Scandinavian modern design in the United States. Here...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.11.14

  22. A Look at Richard Meier's Iconic Lambert House
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    A Look at Richard Meier's Iconic Lambert House

    Constructed in 1961, Richard Meier’s first residential project is a nascent example of the modern prefab typology.

    written by: Maggie Nolin
    12.31.13

  23. 9 Historical Prefab Projects
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    9 Historical Prefab Projects

    We showcase a timeline of nine prefab architecture projects from the 20th century. To see how contemporary designers are using the building technique, pick up a copy of our annual prefab issue on...

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.17.13

  24. A Look Back at Lina Bo Bardi
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    A Look Back at Lina Bo Bardi

    Happy birthday, Lina Bo Bardi! The influential modernist architect would have turned 99 this week, so we celebrate her anniversary with a look at Yale University Press's new monograph of her work.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.06.13

  25. A History of Modern Chairs
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    A History of Modern Chairs

    The best way to gain perspective on the aesthetics of a given era is by examining the product designs of the time. To that end, what better piece to examine then one of the most widely-ignored but...

    written by: Kate Santos
    12.05.13

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