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5 Moooi Designs in Modern Homes

Perhaps best known for their pendant lights, the fifteen-year old company Moooi actually offers a diverse range of pieces, as these five homes attest.
December 14, 2015
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Weird, Whimsical Objects from Pop Art's Heyday

The boundaries between art and design have long been tenuous, and in some distinct cases, wholly embraced. “Pop Art Design,” opening December 19 at MCA Chicago (through March 27, 2016), examines the fertile cross-pollination of ideas in the postwar years, during which artists and designers alike placed notions of the object, image, and popular culture under the lens with equal scrutiny and awe. Pairing works by Pop artists such as Andy Warhol and Claes Oldenburg alongside designs by Gruppo Strum, Superstudio, Eero Aarnio, Studio 65, and more, the exhibition itself will be presented in tandem with a Pop Art survey from MCA’s permanent collection.
December 13, 2015
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Inspiration for Designing with Cherner Furniture

A icon of modern design brought back to life in 1999, the sinuous curves of Cherner designs make for a sculptural and modern element in any room. A wide selection of Cherner pieces are available from the Dwell Store.
December 7, 2015
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6 Striking Patterned Wallpapers in Modern Homes

Bright wallpapers sometimes get a bum rap in modern design: in a tradition that favors white surfaces, an expressive wall covering can seem out-of-place if not antithetical. Nevertheless, we love how these designs bring liveliness and character to their rooms.
December 4, 2015
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6 Jean Prouvé Designs in Modern Homes

Originally trained as a metal worker, Jean Prouvé's diverse career ranged from architectural design (including numerous prefab projects) to furniture. We've collected some of his pieces as they appear in six modern homes.
November 30, 2015
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7 Minimalist All-White Interiors

These luminous spaces showcase the virtues of a simple aesthetic.
November 24, 2015
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How to Design With Maps

Carefully crafted to convey a trove of information, maps can also be excellent tools in the interior designer's repertoire. Whether abstract or richly detailed, they can greatly shape any room in the house.
November 24, 2015
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10 Home Accessories for Small Living

In honor of our recent small spaces issue, we've gathered some of our best accessories from the Dwell Store that streamline life in downsized dwellings.
November 8, 2015
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7 Philippe Starck Designs in Modern Homes

From architectural design to the smallest housewares, Philippe Starck's work is as diverse as it is popular. This collection highlights the latter category, featuring everything from kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms shaped by his designs.
November 6, 2015