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Now Taking Submissions: A Universal Design Challenge That Can Actually Make a Difference

For the second year in a row, Home Matters will be hosting a compelling design competition that will challenge architects and designers to create new housing standards and solutions related to universal design practices.
March 24, 2016
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Marimekko Is Teaming Up with One of the Nation's Largest Retailers to Sell Their Wares

Purveyor of Scandinavian design Marimekko is collaborating with Target to bring you an entire collection, from tableware to clothing, that features the Finnish company's signature colorful, modern stylings. We've included just small sampling below—visit Target to see the full collection, which hits stores April 17!
March 24, 2016
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It’s Time to Kick Off Dwell Home Tours—First Stop, San Diego

We’re excited to announce that we’re bringing back one of our most celebrated events and can’t wait to show you what we have in store. Launching with our first tour in San Diego on April 15th, this year’s Dwell Home Tours program is set to make six additional stops including Los Angeles; Manhattan; Scottsdale, Arizona; Marin County; Silicon Valley; and Portland, Oregon.
March 23, 2016
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One of These Ultra-Modern Bathrooms Could Be the Escape of Your Dreams

Have you always imagined living in a home that has a bathroom that feels like your own personal spa and leaves visitors enchanted?
March 21, 2016
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How One Family of Three Does It All in 675 Square Feet

A growing family in Brooklyn downsizes their living space while expanding their collective quality of life.
March 21, 2016
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This Self-Taught Designer Shakes Up Everything You Know About Concrete

Fu-Tung Cheng speaks about concrete, the craft of building, and how his new material offering—ShapeCrete—is an accessible tool for all.
March 20, 2016
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Ingenious Organization Ideas for the Busiest Room in the House

From custom cabinetry to hidden hooks, get clever when organizing your home.
March 19, 2016
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Zaha Hadid Applies Her Sculptural Sensibility to Jewelry for Georg Jensen

A sweeping installation and lounge premieres at Baselworld to celebrate the collaboration between Georg Jensen and Zaha Hadid.
March 18, 2016
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Jackpot! This Bungalow Is a Treasure Trove of Thrift Store Finds and Heirlooms

A lifetime of collecting pays off in Oakland.
March 18, 2016