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July 19, 2013
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The bank of translucent glass windows diffuses light evenly in the living room and contributes to the sensation that you have left the world behind. Eames chairs for Herman Miller are accompanied by Italian manufacturer U-vola’s unique speakers from Elite

THE GOLDEN STATE: 5 GREAT HOMES IN CALIFORNIA PART TWO

From a sleek Eichler-inspired prefab in Emeryville to a barnhouse-turned family home in Oakland, we highlight five more of our favorite abodes from the west coast.

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Originally appeared in Mid-Century Mash-Up
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The courtyard divides the "bi-nuclear" house into adult areas and children's areas, including a playroom.

4 STRIKING EAST COAST HOMES

Each of these homes incorporates some element that distinguishes it from its neighbors, and represents the success of modern design on the East Coast. Click on through to view a quartet of our favorite homes from Baltimore to Connecticut.

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Originally appeared in Marcel Breuer Hooper House II
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5 MUST-VISIT MODERN DESIGN SHOPS

Indulge in a bit of retail therapy via our gathering of five must-visit modern design shops around the world. Stops include a Buenos Aires storefront specializing in locally crafted wares and a vintage showroom in Helsinki.

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Originally appeared in Keep Calma
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Black pendant lambs hang over countertop and metal tall chairs

5 MODERN KITCHEN DESIGN INSPIRATIONS

From a wooden angled open space to a Parisian art director's room with an island, here is a cool quintet of kitchens we wouldn't mind cooking in.

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Originally appeared in The First LEED Gold-Certified Family Home in San Diego
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Federal Hook by Isabella Furniture

MADE IN THE USA: 6 PRODUCT DESIGNS WE LOVE PART TWO

Here are six more of our favorite furniture and accessory designs from the four-part coast Made in America series (Midwest, Northeast, South, and West Coast) in our July/August issue celebrating incredible modern design across the USA.

Originally appeared in Made in America: 7 Great Products from the Midwest
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The Selby design home blog

7 DESIGN BLOGS TO FOLLOW

Dwell is always on the far and near search for inspiration, but here are eight creative blogs that we keep coming back to and are sure to spark some decorating ideas in anyone at any given notice.

Originally appeared in 7 Design Blogs to Follow
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Bassam fellows house exterior patio

6 REMARKABLE MID-CENTURY MODERN UPDATES

If you're lucky enough to own a home with "Neutra bones," here are six examples of how to update the mid-century feel for modern living.

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Mark Seelen
Originally appeared in One With Nature
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The bank of translucent glass windows diffuses light evenly in the living room and contributes to the sensation that you have left the world behind. Eames chairs for Herman Miller are accompanied by Italian manufacturer U-vola’s unique speakers from Elite

THE GOLDEN STATE: 5 GREAT HOMES IN CALIFORNIA PART TWO

From a sleek Eichler-inspired prefab in Emeryville to a barnhouse-turned family home in Oakland, we highlight five more of our favorite abodes from the west coast.

Photo by Misha Gravenor.

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