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  1. 5 Dream Sofas
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    5 Dream Sofas

    More for admiring than plopping down on, these five stately sofas could be in a museum.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.27.15

  2. Liliana Ovalle
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    Liliana Ovalle

    Liliana Ovalle's design objects evolve with use.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.27.15

  3. 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

  4. Get Organized with These 5 Modern Desks
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    Get Organized with These 5 Modern Desks

    Though the health effects of sedentary office work have recently been called into question, it's fair to assume most of us still rely on a desk to keep us organized, either at home or the workplace...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.24.15

  5. Winning Bids: 7 Unbelievable Online Finds
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    Winning Bids: 7 Unbelievable Online Finds

    Amassing a modern furniture collection on a budget used to require hundreds of man hours spent trawling yard sales. Now all it takes is the right keywords. Culled from our archives, here are seven...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.23.15

  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. 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

  9. How to Design with Mahogany
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    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

  10. 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

  11. 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

  12. A Modern Family Home in Ecuador
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    A Modern Family Home in Ecuador

    After a decade in New York, an architect returns home to design a house for his niece and her family.

    written by: William Lamb
    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. A Plugged-In Home Rises in Prague
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    A Plugged-In Home Rises in Prague

    A family villa takes advantage of the latest in smart-home technology.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Ales Jungmann
    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. 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

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

  18. 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

  19. 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

  20. 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

  21. 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

  22. A Transformative Attic Renovation in Montreal
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    A Transformative Attic Renovation in Montreal

    Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Steve Montpetit
    02.09.15

  23. 8 Things to Catch at the Stockholm Design Fair
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    8 Things to Catch at the Stockholm Design Fair

    A roundup of the cutting-edge Scandinavian design we'd like to see at the 2015 Stockholm Furniture Fair, running February 3-7.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.05.15

  24. Modern Woodwork by Way of the California Coast
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    Modern Woodwork by Way of the California Coast

    Bay Area designer Alice Tacheny crafts elegant wood, brass, and leather pieces.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    02.05.15

  25. The History Behind America's Favorite Chair: The Eames Lounge and Ottoman
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    The History Behind America's Favorite Chair: The Eames Lounge and Ottoman

    The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    02.04.15

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