Here’s What Dwell Readers Bought the Most of in 2020

By Alexandra Cuervo / Published by Dwell

Cozy loungewear might not be a surprise, but who knew a cat-shaped dish sponge would be so popular?

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Riedel Vinum Set of 6 Cabernet Glasses

Riedel celebrates 30 years of its best-selling Vinum collection with this set of varietal-specific wine glasses that are elegant, functional and affordable. These generous crystal glasses emphasize the fruit of full-bodied, complex red wines, allowing the bouquet to develop fully while smoothing out the rough edges.

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REI Co-op Outward Shade Shelter

It's a cabana you can carry. The REI Co-op Outward Shade Shelter has unique A-frame design that's optimized for shade in a compact size. It sets up like a tent for easy beach or park days.

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Muuto Outline Armchair

The Outline Collection (2016) takes its cues from modern architecture with an elegantly cubic form supported by slim pillars. Visually light with narrow, rounded, and perfectly cushioned arms and backs to maximize the seating area, Outline is exquisitely crafted for comfort. Made in the Slovak Republic.

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Afteroom Story Bookcase

Book storage is difficult in small spaces. With a small footprint, and discreet frame, Story Bookcase was designed to make the most of your space and show off books and other collectibles. “We simply want to create things people won’t get rid of,” says Story designer Chen-Yen. In creating the Story Bookcase (2017), they brought a new twist to vertical book storage. Story allows you to shift and rotate the shelves to suit your space's needs. Made in Taiwan.

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Rifle Paper Co. Hydrangea Wallpaper

Clusters of hydrangeas are an elegant and timeless way to bring a garden into your space. This wallpaper is screen printed and comes in 27 inch rolls with a 25.25 inch repeat. Due to the printing process, there may be color variations in different print runs. We suggest purchasing all wallpaper needed for a project at one time for the best color consistency. Unopened rolls can be returned.

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Marimekko Pienet Kivet Reversible Throw Blanket

Circles cut out with scissors form the basis of Marimekko's iconic Kivet print, seen here on a comfy, versatile throw blanket with bold stripes on the reverse.

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Climarest Sleep Infusion Aromatherapy Pillow

A soft cotton pillow infused with a soothing lavender scent is just the ticket for getting a relaxed, high-quality night's sleep. The medium-soft density makes it ideal for all sleep styles.

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Quince Mongolian Cashmere Sweatpants

The classic sweatpant elevated in Grade-A cashmere. This relaxed fit pant subtly skims the leg for the ultimate easy, flattering silhouette.

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Trade Coffee Subscription Box

Start a coffee subscription and unlock your coffee rotation. Trade connects you with coffee from the nation’s top roasters — delivered to your door, on your schedule.

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Le Creuset Stainless Steel Measuring Spoons

A must for any working kitchen, these stylish measuring spoons are crafted from high-quality materials and perfectly complement any collection of Le Creuset stainless steel cookware. Five spoons measure 1/8 tsp, 1/4 tsp, 1/2 tsp, 1 tsp and 1 tbsp.

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Merippa House Shoes

Topdrawer's Merippa House Shoes are hand-sewn in Japan, fully reversible, machine-washable, and come with free iron-on grippers for added traction. We love how they keep our feet cozy and our floors clean, and can be easily rolled up for travel.

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Avocado Green Mattress

Our natural hybrid latex mattress features GOLS organic certified latex, 100% GOTS organic certified wool, 100% GOTS organic certified cotton and up to 1,414 individually pocketed support coils arranged in 5 strategic zones. A GOTS organic certified product. Rather than use glues to bind the layers, it's hand tufted using needles. No polyester, polyurethane foams or fire retardants are used. Or explore our Vegan Mattress made without wool. All certifications are public and in our brand name for trust and transparency. Handmade in Los Angeles. 1% of all revenues support environmental nonprofits via 1% for the Planet®. 1 year risk-free mattress trials and 25-year limited warranty. World's only Climate Neutral Certified® mattress brand, with "net zero" carbon emissions from our farms to your bedroom. Queen Size pricing reflected.

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SFERRA Celine Throw

A herringbone weave and contrast fringe make this lightweight throw a cozy-chic addition to any space.

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Yamazaki Modern Pet Bowl Stand

For your favorite furballs. Look, your pet’s food bowls are going to be out there in the house, not hidden away in a closet—your pets are a part of the family, after all. So it’s pretty nice to find pet dishes that match your interior design sensibilities instead of sticking out like sore thumbs. These modern dishes come in a steel tray (making it harder for eager paws and muzzles to tip them over) and are made of dishwasher-safe ceramic. They’re the perfect size for cats or small dogs, or maybe a very hungry rabbit or turtle...we'll leave that up to you. Photography by Ty Mecham

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Galison Houseplants Puzzle

Houseplant Jungle 1000 Piece Puzzle from Galison is a lush and verdant puzzle from designer and photographer Troy Litten that celebrates the beauty and diversity of richly patterned, uniquely shaped, and surprisingly colorful houseplant leaves. Fueled by an appreciation and fascination with all forms of visual culture, communication, and expression, Troy collects, curates, and comments on the world he observes and experiences. He also has the good fortune to be born with a green thumb! Puzzle includes an insert that identifies all 51 plant leaves featured.

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Sanuk Furreal Classic x Airstream Men's Flip Flops

That classic furreal grassy feeling is back! We hitched up with Airstream to bring you these all-new Furreal Classic flip flops—featuring vibrant turf footbeds with a no-ledge wrap, embroidered Airstream trailer patches and stonewashed canvas straps. Happy places, here we come.

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HAY Cat Sponge

Colorful shaped sponges that make washing the dishes a little bit more fun. HAY’s sponges come in a variety of playful designs.

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Nordstrom 400 Thread Count Organic Cotton Sateen Sheet Set

Sink into dreamland with a luxe sheet set in smooth, lustrous organic-cotton sateen that includes flat and fitted sheets, along with two pillowcases.

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Le Creuset Signature Skillet

Cast iron skillets are indispensable in the kitchens of home cooks and professional chefs alike. The interior surface of a Le Creuset skillet is finished with a matte black enamel that eliminates the need for the traditional seasoning and maintenance of raw cast iron. Specially formulated for high-surface temperature cooking, the enamel develops a natural patina over time that is ideal for searing, sauteing and frying. Le Creuset produced the first enameled cast iron cookware nearly a century ago, and the original foundry still operates today, where 15 skilled artisans hand-inspect each piece. This tradition of the finest culinary craftsmanship, combined with the latest innovations in comfort and functionality, make Le Creuset unsurpassed in both beauty and quality.

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Uchino Waffle Bath Towel

An intricate waffle-tiled bath towel is exceptionally thick and cushy to provide incredible absorption right out of the shower.

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