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At Dwell, we're constantly inspired by design at all scales, in all forms, all over the world. Whether you're hunting for small space solutions, browsing furniture finds, or exploring the world of modern art, our multiplying Pinterest boards offer a daily peek into the online creative discoveries that inform our point of view. Join us today and we may just "repin" you!
September 7, 2012
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Designer Spotlight: Ray Eames

Dwell features Eames furniture often, and it can be all too easy to see Charles and Ray Eames as an indivisible unit: they worked together, dressed similarly, and by all accounts had a perfectly happy marriage. But, it is important to recognize both of them as independent minds and partners, here Dwell turns the spotlight on Ray.  
September 5, 2012
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Decked Out

It's our humble opinion that summers are best spent reclining on a warm sunny deck with a refreshing beverage in hand and a cool breeze blowing. In honor of this seasonal ritual, here are seven homes that managed to carve out a bit of outdoor space, whether they're sandwiched within the narrow streets of a historic Mediterranean city, built at the confluence of forested and rocky topographies in Norway, or sited beachside in Amagansett, New York.
September 1, 2012
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Friday Finds 08.24.12

In a fresh installment of our popular Friday Finds series, the staff of Dwell shares its favorite design, art, music, and photography discoveries.
August 24, 2012
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3 Collections of Modern Barware

The main course of a meal might receive the oohs and aahs, but as any host or hostess will attest, it’s the beverages that fuel a party and get the conversation going. This selection of barware will surely make your next gathering the talk of the town.
August 19, 2012
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Product Design by Femme Den

At this point, it's virtually ingrained in the popular consciousness: “Women make up 50 percent of the population and 85 percent of purchase decisions," says Karena Cameron of Femme Den, a design collective ensconced within a thirty-year-old design consultancy Smart Design. And yet, "all the men are doing the designing without regard for our needs." Cameron aims to change that.
August 16, 2012
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Commune Design Loves Japan

Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los Angeles? Good idea. Partnering with Heath Ceramics? Really good idea. Working with Japanese design company Landscape Products to help tsunami victims in Japan? Incredibly good idea. “We feel very connected to Japan and have been trying to find ways to contribute since the earthquake and tsunami last year, but our options felt very broad and too big to get a handle on,” says Roman Alonso, a partner at Commune.
August 15, 2012
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Announcing the Love What You Do Contest Finalists

The votes are in! With your help, we have selected five finalists chosen from over 900 entries. Of these five, one lucky design lover will receive a $5,000 grant from Dwell and Dyson to pursue his or her design dreams. The winner will also be featured in an exclusive Dwell video. Make sure to check back in on September 15th when we announce the grant winner. Thank you for voting and for sharing why you love design!
August 14, 2012
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How to Throw a Great Party in Six Steps

We captured the highlights of a recent party at Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery's Los Angeles house for our September 2012 story "American Pastoral." As evidenced in the magazine and our extended photo slideshow online, this family really knows how to entertain. Here, six tips from Gabbert and Avery on throwing a fun and inviting party—plus, a recipe for a garden-fresh Gimlet.
August 13, 2012
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