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10 Modern Rear Facades

While curb appeal may get all the fan fair we think great architecture deserves kudos from all angles. Here, we've gathered 10 homes from the Dwell archives that pay as much attention to the design of back as the front.
December 9, 2013
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Shine Brighter (and Smarter) This Holiday

Tis’ the Season for holiday décor, and if you’re like most families, chances are you’ve already begun stringing up Christmas lights around the home. While traditional incandescent twinkle lights may seem cheap, the truth is those little bulbs can quickly burn up your energy bill. Consider lighting up this year without breaking your energy budget by switching to LED bulbs.
December 9, 2013
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6 Famous Brutalist Buildings

Named after its raw aesthetic, Brutalism in modern architecture features elements of strict linear design and repetitive geometric shapes. The controversial style rose to popularity in the 1950s and mostly fell out of favor in the last few decades with the exception of sporadic resurgences in South America and the Middle East. Here are six famous Brutalist buildings featured in Dwell.
December 7, 2013
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Modern Workspaces and Study Nooks

Modern design does a workspace good. Here are seven offices and study nooks sure to help inspire your next great idea.
December 6, 2013
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10 More Tiny Kitchens We Love

In the second installment of our series on tiny kitchens, we bring you space-savers in New York, Hollywood, Tokyo, and beyond.
December 6, 2013
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7 Facades Full of Color

No shrinking violets, these polychromatic facades are awash with bright hues.
December 5, 2013
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A History of Modern Chairs

The best way to gain perspective on the aesthetics of a given era is by examining the product designs of the time. To that end, what better piece to examine then one of the most widely-ignored but ever-present? Take a trip down memory lane as we trace the history of modern chairs.
December 5, 2013
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Holiday Entertaining 101: Plenty of Seating

Don't leave your guests standing while trying to balance their egg nog and plate of tasty treats. Plan ahead and be prepared with plenty of extra stylish seating. From stools, to chairs, to love-seats we've got you covered. There will be no metal folding chairs at this year's holiday shindig.
December 4, 2013
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7 Luxurious Bathrooms

Seven luxurious bathrooms from homes in Paris, San Diego, New York, and beyond.
December 4, 2013
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