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5 Examples of Modern Communal Living

Many camps argue that communal living is the way of the future because of it's lower impact on the environment. Could you do it? Here, we take a look at five examples of modern communal living situations that are making it work and doing it in style.
August 8, 2013
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3 Reclaimed Wood Designs

We'd all like to do our part in cutting back on waste so how better to contribute than by doing something you directly and immediately benefit from in the process? By purchasing furniture and products made from reclaimed and recycled wood, we eliminate the incessant cutting down of new trees and end up with possessions that are both beautiful and have a little history. Check out three of our favorite reclaimed wood designs here.
August 6, 2013
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Visionary Architect Focus: Paolo Soleri

Countercultural architect Paolo Soleri looked beyond the bounds of four walls and a roof to orchestrate his vision for comprehensive ecological design.
July 27, 2013
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PSFK Imagines Home of the Future

In case you missed Dwell's July/August issue, there's another chance to peep technology for the home of the future, thanks to a PSFK exhibition in New York City.
July 26, 2013
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Passive Houses Across America

A new book on passive houses by designer Julie Torres Moskovitz highlights the super-green homes of our sustainable present (and future).
July 19, 2013
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5 Must-Have Green Products This Summer

From lounging outdoors to dancing the night away, make the most of your summer with these green, party-ready products.
July 15, 2013
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Design Made from Recycled Books

On Saturday June 29, 2013, designer Brian Gennett will show his work at Chung King Studio in Los Angeles for Chinatown Design Night. "I am a designer of interiors and objects, based in Los Angeles," says Gennett. "My passion lies in combining my artistic ability with my love for interiors. My work exemplifies my interest in sustainable practices and one-of-a-kind hand-made objects." Here's a preview of his work, which he hand-crafts from vintage and antique books.
June 27, 2013

Dan Formosa of Smart Design

Dwell on Design speaker Dan Formosa is accustomed to swimming against the current. When he co-founded the consulting firm Smart Design nearly 35 years ago, design was typically an afterthought, and the idea of “usability” more or less unheard of.
June 21, 2013
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Tailored Itinerary: The Smart Modern Home

To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest innovations in home tech.
June 20, 2013
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