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  1. Humid City, Cool Home
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    Humid City, Cool Home

    In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s dowdy suburban architecture.

    written by: Simon Pitchforth
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    06.09.16

  2. Pay Attention in History Class and Design like the Masters
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    Pay Attention in History Class and Design like the Masters

    Take a lesson from these collaborations between academic institutions and design greats.

    written by: Liz Arnold
    04.21.16

  3. Ever Wanted to Live in an Art Gallery?
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    Ever Wanted to Live in an Art Gallery?

    In a Melbourne suburb, a family of four does just that.

    written by: Rowan McKinnon
    photos by: Dianna Snape
    04.08.16

  4. Two Cool Surfers Design Some Serious Furniture
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    Two Cool Surfers Design Some Serious Furniture

    Combining clean lines with traditional craftsmanship, this pair creates a demand for South African design.

    written by: William Lamb
    03.31.16

  5. These Shop Owners Have a Killer Apartment Right Upstairs
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    These Shop Owners Have a Killer Apartment Right Upstairs

    A pair of Toronto boutique owners and their architects surpass expectations for above-the-shop living with a renovation that celebrates clean design and serene space.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Derek Shapton
    03.28.16

  6. Four Friends Joined Forces to Realize This Idyllic Forest Retreat Outside Toronto
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    Four Friends Joined Forces to Realize This Idyllic Forest Retreat Outside Toronto

    Two homes combine under one roof in this unique lakeside structure.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Lorne Bridgman
    03.22.16

  7. 7 Modern Cribs
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    7 Modern Cribs

    Growing families won't have to give up their modern aesthetic with these cribs.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    06.02.15

  8. Spend Summer Hanging Around in These Modern Swing Chairs
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    Spend Summer Hanging Around in These Modern Swing Chairs

    These swing chairs offer welcome respites after a long day at the office.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    05.27.15

  9. Why Two Chairs Are Better Than One
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    Why Two Chairs Are Better Than One

    There are times when a single design piece is equipped to stand on its own, but with these modern seats two are twice as nice as one.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    04.24.15

  10. The Retailers of American-Made Design: WorkOf
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    The Retailers of American-Made Design: WorkOf

    Charlie Miner and John Neamonitis, the co-founders of WorkOf, discuss the trends they've noticed in the maker community.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.02.15

  11. The Retailers of American-Made Design: The Commons
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    The Retailers of American-Made Design: The Commons

    Erin Connelly and Kerry Clark Speake are co-founders of The-Commons, a site that sells American-made home wares. We chatted with the duo to hear their thoughts on what it's like to work with local...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.01.15

  12. The Retailers of American-Made Design: Room & Board
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    The Retailers of American-Made Design: Room & Board

    We chat with Gene Wilson, director of manufacturing and vendor management at Room & Board, about the ups and downs of producing in the U.S.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.01.15

  13. 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

  14. 6 Savvy Uses for Reclaimed Wood
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    6 Savvy Uses for Reclaimed Wood

    Designing with reclaimed wood is a smart way to save and go green, not to mention add a little rustic charm to your abode. Here are six examples of salvaged wood in the modern home.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.12.15

  15. A Modern Trailer is an Experiment in Small-Space Living
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    A Modern Trailer is an Experiment in Small-Space Living

    In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.22.15

  16. An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra
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    An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra

    "Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: a European Project with American Roots" is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through April 26.

    written by: William Lamb
    12.05.14

  17. A Clever System Turns Nearly Anything into a Shelf
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    A Clever System Turns Nearly Anything into a Shelf

    Two Detroit-based designers create a brilliant system that turns nearly any flat surface into a shelf or table. We go behind the scenes to see how the products are made.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.03.14

  18. Must-Have Collectors Items at Brooklyn's Open Air Modern
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    Must-Have Collectors Items at Brooklyn's Open Air Modern

    Open Air Modern is based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but its reach extends to midcentury Scandinavia and beyond with a selection of curated vintage furniture and a hand-culled design library.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.16.14

  19. 10 Things to See at the London Design Festival 2014
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    10 Things to See at the London Design Festival 2014

    Our picks for the must-see showcases, installations, and more at one of the fall's blockbuster design fairs.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.12.14

  20. 10 Dwell Store Picks from the Kitchen Experts at Food52
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    10 Dwell Store Picks from the Kitchen Experts at Food52

    At Dwell, we are big fans of Food52, and can often be found browsing Provisions, its well-curated store of artisanal products, over our lunch breaks. Here, Food52 founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    07.31.14

  21. The Design Community that Defines New York City
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    The Design Community that Defines New York City

    A biennial at New York's MAD Museum, open through October 12, 2014, explores the rich design community of New York City—a group whose creations set the tone of the ever-shifting city. "It’s...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    07.24.14

  22. The Highly Personal House of Danish Design Great Finn Juhl
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    The Highly Personal House of Danish Design Great Finn Juhl

    Built in 1942, Finn Juhl’s home remains one of the greatest masterpieces of Danish design.

    written by: Dora Vanette
    07.14.14

  23. 10 Modern American Products from the Dwell Store
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    10 Modern American Products from the Dwell Store

    In celebration of the 4th of July—and our current Dwell issue, Modern Across America—the Dwell Store has assembled a collection of products made by American designers and brands. From outdoor...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    07.02.14

  24. Made in America: 8 Products from the Southwest
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    Made in America: 8 Products from the Southwest

    From our Modern Across America issue, check out these nifty products made in the Southwestern U.S. (Then, scope these Northwestern favorites here!)

    written by: Dwell Staff
    06.20.14

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