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8 Ways to Decorate with Herman Miller Furniture

Herman Miller is the Michigan-based manufacturer of all things modern—along with Knoll, and a handful of other companies, one of the grandparents of American modernism.
October 2, 2013
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Small Space Furniture Focus: Wire Framed

Negative space is a positive in our book: Incorporate thinly outlined furniture pieces into your small space and cut the visual clutter.
October 1, 2013
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12 Sleek and Minimal Furniture & Accessory Designs

The colder months don't have to be all about cozy all the time, some of us may prefer the sleek, minimal look year-round. Here, we've pulled together twelve of our favorite pieces for those with a tendency toward the straight, smooth, and ultra-chic.
September 30, 2013
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Take a Seat: 8 Dashing Modern Chairs

Whether a sculptural noir Philippe Starck or bright-hued minimalist number suits your fancy, there's a dashing modern chair for everyone inside.
September 18, 2013
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The Apprentice: A City Modern Preview

Dwell and New York magazines’ second annual City Modern is kicking off in just a little over a week and we’re already looking forward to the home tours and panels featuring some of New York’s great design minds. This year, one of those panels will include young designers just beginning their careers. Chosen to take part in a week-long apprenticeship with Thos. Moser designer Adam Rogers, emerging furniture designers Willy Chan and Fahmida Lam will take part in a discussion about their experience learning the techniques and philosophies that have defined the time-honored Moser aesthetic for 40 years.
September 18, 2013

Friday Finds 09.13.13

From a tranquil tree museum to embroidered paintings to a medium format digital back for your iPhone, hop on in to see what our editors found this time around. Happy 13th!
September 13, 2013
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10 Ways to Use Benches

"Warming the bench" takes on new meaning when used as a feature in modern homes. From patio perches to living room seats, the versatile piece of furniture is a welcome addition in the 10 residences featured in our slideshow.
September 10, 2013
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A Timeline of Furniture and Lighting by Artek

Swiss brand Vitra has announced that it purchased Artek in a move to bring more global exposure to the iconic Finnish design house. Ever since Alvar and Aino Aalto, Maire Gullichsen, and Nils-Gustav Hahl founded the company in 1935, Artek has been known for creating furniture and lighting in modern expressions ranging from the sinewy forms of Aalto's Paimio armchair to the rational minimalist shelving by contemporary designer Naoto Fukasawa. To celebrate the over 75 years of the company's history, we've created a timeline of 10 favorite pieces produced by Artek. Missing your favorite? Let us know in the comments section.
September 6, 2013
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6 Pieces by Paola Navone Only at Crate & Barrel

The American furnishings brand partners with famed Italian designer Paola Navone for a complete, Mediterranean-influenced home collection.
September 3, 2013