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Instagram Account We Love: Midcentury Classics from Southern California

A design collector and dealer based in San Diego, Steve Aldana of Esoteric Survey spotlights modernist objects and architecture from postwar California. His feed is a visual delight for midcentury devotees, with gems such as Richard Neutra’s Kaufmann Desert House in Palm Springs, original Eames wire chairs, and even a vintage BMW or two.
December 19, 2015
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A Home, Studio, and Gallery Support a Growing Art Scene in Georgia

A forward-thinking architect builds a multifunctional structure with a burgeoning community in mind.
December 16, 2015
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Editor's Picks: 10 Cheap but Cool Finds Under $50

Our guide to great deals on stocking stuffers, holiday party handouts, and small gifts is here. Find more affordable present ideas in our
December 8, 2015
Das Haus 2016 concept by Sebastian Herkner

Preview Sebastian Herkner's Home Concept for IMM Cologne 2016

With the exhibition Das Haus, IMM Cologne gives an emerging designer the opportunity to redefine the very concept of the home. For the fair's 2016 edition, designer Sebastian Herkner imagines a transparent showcase for architecture and design in the round.
December 7, 2015
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Pink and Blue All Over: 5 Takes on Pantone's Pastel Color Trend

On the cusp of the new year, Pantone has announced not one but two colors of the year for 2016, proving that the tens are all about breaking the rules. Take a look back at some of our favorite moments in pastel pink and blue—or Rose Quartz and Serenity, for those that speak Pantone.
December 3, 2015
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7 Modern Home Improvement Tools and Accessories

Dwell doesn't just empower you with design inspiration—the Dwell Store offers items that can help get the job done. From sketching big plans to making a more eco-friendly yard, these seven items can help realize your modern dwelling.
December 2, 2015
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Pritzker Prize-Winners SANAA Discuss Their Mind-Blowing Design for Grace Farms in Scenic New England

The award-winning Japanese architecture firm celebrates 20 years of practice with a thoughtful Stateside commission.
November 27, 2015
Dining Area, Living Room with Fireplace in Indian Summer home in Southern California

5 Modern Dining Tables Big Enough for the Whole Family

When it's time for a big meal, these well appointed dining rooms have space for even the largest guest list with tables that seat 10, 12, or even more.
November 25, 2015