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  1. Modernist Building in Los Angeles' Koreatown is Redesigned as The Line Hotel
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    Modernist Building in Los Angeles' Koreatown is Redesigned as The Line Hotel

    What happens when a group of creative thinkers, such as Los Angeles-based designer (and Dwell on Design L.A. speaker) Sean Knibb, chef and restaurateur Roy Choi, hotelier Andrew Zobler of Sydell...

    written by: Brandi Andres
    02.27.15

  2. Liliana Ovalle
    Profiles

    Liliana Ovalle

    Liliana Ovalle's design objects evolve with use.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.27.15

  3. Miele Through the Years: Q&A with Markus Miele & Reinhard Zinkann
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    Miele Through the Years: Q&A with Markus Miele & Reinhard Zinkann

    The great-grandsons of the founders of German appliance company Miele are in it for the long haul.

    written by: Erika Heet
    02.26.15

  4. With Input from Alessi, Students Put a Modern Spin on the Standing Desk
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    With Input from Alessi, Students Put a Modern Spin on the Standing Desk

    Design students from the University of Pennsylvania traveled to Italy in January to present their winning prototype, Kabu, to Alessi President Alberto Alessi.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.26.15

  5. 7 Ways to Design with Heath Tiles
    How To

    7 Ways to Design with Heath Tiles

    For over half a century, California's Heath Ceramics has been turning out coarse, colorful stoneware tiles. We've shared our love for Heath's artistry before through our Dwell Patterns...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.26.15

  6. Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs
    In The Modern World

    Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs

    These sleek woven fibre chairs are about as far from your grandpa's rocker as you can imagine.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.23.15

  7. These Pieces Prove Why We Love Leather in Furniture
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    These Pieces Prove Why We Love Leather in Furniture

    The material of the moment is leather.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.22.15

  8. Family Ski Retreat is a World Away from Cars and Cares
    My House

    Family Ski Retreat is a World Away from Cars and Cares

    San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated sensibility.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    02.22.15

  9. Design Trend to Watch: 3-D Weaving
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    Design Trend to Watch: 3-D Weaving

    Twisted cord appears in lighting and furniture pieces.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.21.15

  10. How to Design with Mahogany
    How To

    How to Design with Mahogany

    Every variety of wood has its own personality. Rich yet restrained, mahogany is a soothing presence. Here's how seven modern homes put it to use.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  11. Sling Shots: 7 Ways to Design With the Versatile Sling Chair
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    Sling Shots: 7 Ways to Design With the Versatile Sling Chair

    Think of a sling chair as having the comfort of a hammock with a dressed up sensibility. From Brazilian classics to contemporary interpretations, the following are seven hot seats.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.20.15

  12. Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables
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    Gather Round These 5 Modern Communal Tables

    Some designers embrace communal seating as a part of an egalitarian philosophy, others have it thrust on them by spatial constraints. Either way, elongated tables have lately become an accepted...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  13. The Complete Dwell Guide to Eames Shellspotting
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    The Complete Dwell Guide to Eames Shellspotting

    Yeah, yeah: We know. Dwell homeowners love an Eames shell chair, and our readers love to point out just how much. Still: It's an enduring modern classic for a reason. See how it works in every...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.19.15

  14. Psst! Follow Us Down These 5 Secret Passages
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    Psst! Follow Us Down These 5 Secret Passages

    Remember when you were a kid and you'd knock on walls trying to uncover hidden staircases? Of course you do. These six homes make good on that childhood dream with carefully-concealed private spaces.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.19.15

  15. 5 Brass Accents to Brighten Any Home
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    5 Brass Accents to Brighten Any Home

    Brass is back. See how its warm glow can brighten practically any room or object.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.19.15

  16. Quintessential California: 5 Indoor-Outdoor Homes
    Houses We Love

    Quintessential California: 5 Indoor-Outdoor Homes

    Balmy and suburban, California is practically founded on the promise of an indoor-outdoor existence. Like Scandinavian cabins or Brooklyn brownstones, the breezy bungalow is the Sunshine State's...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.18.15

  17. The Lighting Fixture That Inspired A High-Stakes Heist: The PH Artichoke
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    The Lighting Fixture That Inspired A High-Stakes Heist: The PH Artichoke

    Commissioned for a restaurant in 1958, the PH Artichoke lamp by Poul Henningsen has become a fixture in modern spaces.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    02.15.15

  18. Color Combination We Love: Peaches and Greens
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    Color Combination We Love: Peaches and Greens

    From upholstery to finishes, designers have been playing with two colors that forecast the verdant spring season ahead.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.14.15

  19. Head to 1960s Japan via AvroKO-Designed Restaurant in Chicago's West Loop
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    Head to 1960s Japan via AvroKO-Designed Restaurant in Chicago's West Loop

    AvroKO—the hospitality design firm with serious muscle—expands its growing empire with an inaugural project in Chicago, Momotaro. Here's Dwell's take on the one-of-a-kind restaurant interior.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Hugo Galdones
    02.13.15

  20. Modern Valentines: A Love Letter to Eero Saarinen
    In The Modern World

    Modern Valentines: A Love Letter to Eero Saarinen

    Who says modern isn't romantic? Knoll just unearthed a trove of love letters exchanged between iconic designer Eero Saarinen and his wife, writer Aline B. Saarinen. Filled with pet names and poems,...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.13.15

  21. A Ranch-Style House in California Gets a Contemporary Makeover
    Renovation

    A Ranch-Style House in California Gets a Contemporary Makeover

    In Cardiff by the Sea, a client's love of yoga shines through in her redesigned home.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Martin Mann
    02.12.15

  22. This Smart Standing Desk Will Make Your Work Day Healthier
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    This Smart Standing Desk Will Make Your Work Day Healthier

    By now we've all been told of the negative impacts of sedentary office jobs. Some have gone so far as to call sitting the new smoking. Ergonomics experts recommend standing for 15 minutes every...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.12.15

  23. An LED Light Display Takes Over an Avenue in Quebec City
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    An LED Light Display Takes Over an Avenue in Quebec City

    Lampshades by Lightemotion lend a cozy feel to the streetscape while celebrating Quebec's artistic heritage.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.11.15

  24. The Brightly Colored World of Designers Scholten & Baijings
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    The Brightly Colored World of Designers Scholten & Baijings

    The reigning couple of color has made an indelibly saturated mark on the furniture scene of today. Here, a look at a new monograph on their work by Phaidon.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.11.15

  25. Eight Daring Designs in Mexico City
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    Eight Daring Designs in Mexico City

    Mexico's capital is known for being a congested, vivacious metropolis, but it is also coming into its own as a locus of first-rate design and architecture.

    written by: William Lamb
    02.10.15

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