Marianne writes for the Dwell Store. Her favorite designs are those that marry unexpected elements—a subtle silhouette is met with brilliant pattern; an everyday, functional item is crafted in luxe materials, and so on. In addition to writing about modern design objects, Marianne holds an MFA in Fiction and writes short essays. Originally from Massachusetts, Marianne lives and writes in Colorado. In her free time, Marianne enjoys skiing and hanging out with her husband and bearded dog, Briggs.

Dwell Store Gift Guide: For the Entertainer
We know you’ve got one on your holiday list—that friend who will find just about any reason to have a get-together.
One in a Mill-ion
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Sculptural Lighting from Canada’s Bocci
Founded in 2005, Bocci consistently balances their functional products with stunning design details.
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Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.
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