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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

Scotland: Day 3

I bid the fair city of Edinburgh farewell this morning as I boarded the train at Waverley Station.
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The Modern Honolulu

In early April I was invited out to Honolulu to give a talk at the Hawaii Build and Buy Green Expo, an offer I could hardly refuse.
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City Guide

Los Angeles, California

Though Los Angeles offers Lindsay Lohan sightings at Pinkberry and addresses on L.Ron Hubbard Way, Dwell explores a different side of the city with land use interpreter Matthew Coolidge.
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Travel Reports

Chicago’s Summer of Design

A massive exhibition and a new permanent design museum put the past, present, and future of the city’s design community in focus.
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Travel Reports

Report from DesignTide Tokyo

Choices, choices, choices.
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Travel Reports

Anju: Portland, Oregon

A new restaurant named Anju recently opened in Portland, Oregon.
Crush by Fireclay Tile is made from recycled glass and comes in 40 colors and 17 shapes.
Travel Reports

Coverings 2012: Fireclay Tile

Artisanal tile company Fireclay was at Coverings for the first time this year and exhibited their brand of glass and ceramic tile that's a treat to look at and boasts some mighty strong environmental…
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Travel Reports

Design Indaba 2011

Cape Town's Design Indaba always kicks off with a conference of eclectic speakers from all over the world and wraps up with an expo focusing on Southern African designers.


Hotel Focus: Hotel Palomar Philadelphia

The latest luxury boutique hotel in Philadelphia is Hotel Palomar in historic Rittenhouse Square. Yes, it's Kimpton, but Kimpton Hotels never ever let you down.