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6 Famous Brutalist Buildings

Named after its raw aesthetic, Brutalism in modern architecture features elements of strict linear design and repetitive geometric shapes. The controversial style rose to popularity in the 1950s and mostly fell out of favor in the last few decades with the exception of sporadic resurgences in South America and the Middle East. Here are six famous Brutalist buildings featured in Dwell.
December 7, 2013
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Week In Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top stories of the week. Take a look and see what you might have missed.
December 6, 2013
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Lighting Fixtures by Lucie Koldova

Furniture designer, Lucie Koldova creates timeless light fixtures and glass sculptures with unusual proportions. Using cutting-edge technologies, Koldova works with basic materials such as wood and glass while experimenting with varying techniques to produce delicate and fascinating products.
December 6, 2013
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10 More Tiny Kitchens We Love

In the second installment of our series on tiny kitchens, we bring you space-savers in New York, Hollywood, Tokyo, and beyond.
December 6, 2013

A Look Back at Lina Bo Bardi

Happy birthday, Lina Bo Bardi! The influential modernist architect would have turned 99 this week, so we celebrate her anniversary with a look at Yale University Press's new monograph of her work.
December 6, 2013
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10 Ways to Design With Purple

We’d like to congratulate purple—or rather its more showy cousin, orchid—for regaining the spotlight after Pantone’s 2014 color of the year announcement. When it comes to designing with purple, the key is to proceed with caution. Here are 10 ways, Dwell style.
December 6, 2013
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Modern Architecture in Austria

Sleek hotels and snowy cabins abound in the small European country once known as the cradle of culture.
December 5, 2013
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7 Facades Full of Color

No shrinking violets, these polychromatic facades are awash with bright hues.
December 5, 2013
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Heath Ceramics Presents Design in Time

Heath Ceramics presents Design in Time, a showcase of one-of-a-kind clocks made with eight various collaborators and friends of Heath including Jeff Canham, House Industries, Adam Silverman, Roger Herman, Natalie Chanin, Tung Chiang, Commune, and Geoff McFetridge. Celebrating 10 years of Heath Ceramics production, craft, and design, the unique timepieces will be available for purchase at both showrooms in San Francisco and Los Angeles for a limited time beginning Saturday, December 7th.
December 5, 2013
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