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The Barcelona Home Like No Other

Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect Benedetta Tagliabue.
March 29, 2016
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These Shop Owners Have a Killer Apartment Right Upstairs

A pair of Toronto boutique owners and their architects surpass expectations for above-the-shop living with a renovation that celebrates clean design and serene space.
March 28, 2016
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How GE Is Creating Appliances That Don't Discriminate

GE corporate design lead Lou Lenzi discusses the process of developing products that work for everyone.
March 27, 2016
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Kiss the Conventional Sink and Faucet Goodbye

These sculptural designs transform the bathroom as you know it.
March 27, 2016
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A Half-Buried Home Fights for Sunlight

A ribbon of light ties a concrete kitchen to its picturesque landscape.
March 27, 2016
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Now Taking Submissions: A Universal Design Challenge That Can Actually Make a Difference

For the second year in a row, Home Matters will be hosting a compelling design competition that will challenge architects and designers to create new housing standards and solutions related to universal design practices.
March 24, 2016
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Marimekko Is Teaming Up with One of the Nation's Largest Retailers to Sell Their Wares

Purveyor of Scandinavian design Marimekko is collaborating with Target to bring you an entire collection, from tableware to clothing, that features the Finnish company's signature colorful, modern stylings. We've included just small sampling below—visit Target to see the full collection, which hits stores April 17!
March 24, 2016
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It’s Time to Kick Off Dwell Home Tours—First Stop, San Diego

We’re excited to announce that we’re bringing back one of our most celebrated events and can’t wait to show you what we have in store. Launching with our first tour in San Diego on April 15th, this year’s Dwell Home Tours program is set to make six additional stops including Los Angeles; Manhattan; Scottsdale, Arizona; Marin County; Silicon Valley; and Portland, Oregon.
March 23, 2016