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Imaginary Artist Houses (And Their Dwell Counterparts)

Federico Babina's Archist City imagines what artist's own houses might look like—and while the resulting architecture is only imaginary, we've rounded up a few Dwell homes that fit the bill.
March 21, 2014
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Chicago Crowdsources a Skate Park

Skaters, bikers, and a park advocate are breaking new ground in Chicago's Grant Park.
March 21, 2014
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How To Create a Small Space Garden

Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale. Four designers share their visions of how to landscape within a tiny footprint.
March 20, 2014
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Bauhaus-Influenced Furniture from New Tendency

Collaborative Berlin studio New Tendency offers a collection of restrained, elegant, and mostly monochromatic furniture for the home.
March 20, 2014
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Swingers' Delight: 7 Ideas for Modern Swings

A quintessential backyard element, the swing adds levity to outdoor spaces. These seven pieces give new perspective to their homes whether hung from a tree, on a porch, and even inside.
March 20, 2014
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Design Icon: Eva Zeisel

Hungarian designer Eva Zeisel is best known for her sculptural organic ceramic pieces.
March 19, 2014
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Modern Homes Built Around Trees

Wishing to preserve existing sites and the natural beauty of original trees, these seven homes use nature as their centerpiece.
March 19, 2014
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Design Classic: Bertoia Seating Collection

A look at the history of Harry Bertoia's iconic steel wire seating collection from 1951, and a few Dwell homes that showcase the chairs to their best advantage.
March 19, 2014
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Smiljan Radic's Winning Design for Serpentine Pavilion

Underrated Chilean architect Smiljan Radic gets a commission that will put him on the world stage: the annual temporary pavilion for the Serpentine Gallery in London. Here are a few other notable projects from the up-and-coming architect.
March 19, 2014
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