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Houses We Love

15 Modern Summer Rentals

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.


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Travel Reports

DesignMarch Iceland 2012

For the fourth year in a row, product designers, architects, artists, and fashionistas opened their studio doors across Reykjavik, Iceland, for DesignMarch, a four-day roaming festival of art,…

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Travel Reports

Notes from Design Week Mexico—Day 2

Our second full day of design was as inspiring as the first, as we headed to Parque Lincoln to view the work of emerging designers, the Siqueiros gallery for an exhibition, and Casa Luis Barragán to…


Consumer Retorts

Chris Houston, the charmingly curmudgeonly owner of Modern Artifacts in San Francisco, is not your typical retailer.

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Travel Reports

Avenue Road

From the “Make Your Own Luck” desk: In June, the Toronto- and New York-based architects George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg opened the new furniture showroom-cum-gallery they designed for…

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Travel Reports

The Architecture Buff's Guide to Chicago

After the Great Fire of 1871 leveled Chicago, the "Windy City" took the opportunity to reinvent itself, setting off a campaign of reconstruction that saw the city welcome some of the biggest names in…

Introducing Dwell Kitchen

Introducing Dwell Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home and starting today, we're giving these hearty rooms their own home at We're excited to introduce Dwell Kitchen, a new food-focused section of the site.

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All the Cacti You Could Ever Need at a Shop in Los Angeles

When it comes to impressive indoor gardens, certain plants are having their moment in the spotlight (we're looking at you, succulents, tillandsias, and fiddle leaf fig trees).

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Travel Reports

The Art Institute of Chicago

Last weekend I was in Chicago and after hitting the show floor at the Kitchen and Bath Industry Show (KBIS) and visiting Mies van der Rohe's 880-860 Lake Shore Drive Apartments, I traveled along…



In Conversation with Timorous Beasties

One of Senior Editor Aaron Britt's favorite stops when in Glasgow was the textile, wallpaper and design showroom of Timorous Beasties.