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Clean Slate: Celebrating the Simplicity of Scandinavian Interior Design

Start the year off with a visual palate cleanser in the form of uncluttered interior design that's soothing for the senses.
January 4, 2016
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Brilliant Uses of Blue in the Kitchen

These kitchens make the most of the hue, with shades ranging from soothing to statement-making.
January 4, 2016
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5 Cozy Scandinavian Homes with Wood-Burning Fireplaces and Stoves

A roaring blaze can warm a home through even the harshest Nordic winters.
January 4, 2016
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A Homey San Francisco Shop Sells Heirloom-Quality Kitchenware and Jams

Since 2003, chefs and hosts have visited San Francisco’s March to outfit their homes.
January 3, 2016
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The High-Design Retailer That Educates Customers and Discovers New Talent

Luminaire is a guiding force in bringing international design to the USA.
January 2, 2016
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Vancouver Designer Jon Winebrenner's Studio Designs Products and Brands Alike

The founder and president of Vancouver-based Hurdler Studios, Jon Winebrenner helps others realize their ideas in “our new world where virtually anyone with an idea can create a globally distributed product funded by the crowd.”
January 2, 2016
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Revisiting Malcolm Leland's Sculptural Midcentury Bird Shelter

Ceramicist Malcolm Leland won the Good Design Award from the Museum of Modern Art in 1955 for his innovative ceramic bird shelter.
January 1, 2016
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Dwell Editor-in-Chief Shares Her Favorite Homes and Stories of 2015

As another year draws to a close, please find a few favorite stories from 2015. I'd like to thank all of the architects, designers, homeowners, writers, photographers, illustrators, and editors that delivered another year of incredible modern projects to the pages of Dwell—their combined efforts made the task of picking just one per issue very difficult! Here's to 2016, and Happy New Year!
December 31, 2015
For this San Francisco kitchen remodel, designer Larissa Sand installed custom-built textured glass panels that roll on blackened steel tracks. The translucent finish and back lighting abstract the stored items, creating a clean composition (even when it'

Modern Rooms That Nail the Industrial Look

Whether actually located in a former manufacturing plant or just recreating the look of one, these spaces master the industrial vibe.
December 31, 2015