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On his website Recapturist, Bill Rose documents signage across the United States. Along with the photographs, he details the history behind the subjects, like the Houston, Texas, coffee shop Dot. "In addition to being a Houston landmark since 1967, Dot...
From: Dwell | By: Diana Budds | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Architect Bruce Norelius’s midcentury L.A. home is equipped with a studio, which includes lighting from Artemide above a custom desk. ...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, January 30, 2015
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To transform a gaudy and green developer's special, Nanelda Priftaj, the in-house designer at bulthaup Toronto, stuck to a sophisticated palette of light woods and stainless-steel appliances. "We chose materials that elevate the aesthetic timelessness...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Project M House. Image courtesy of Mimi Giboin; McShane Murnane. We are searching for unique homes in Los Angeles, specifically on the West Side (Venice and Santa Monica), East Side, Hollywood, mid-town, and the South Bay (Manhattan Beach, Redondo) to...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Rich blue PKW-2 chairs by Charles and Ray Eames for Herman Miller surround a custom table by Bruce Bolander in the home Bolander built in Malibu Canyon. Photo by J Bennett Fitts....
From: Dwell | By: Kelsey Keith | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Fallingwater (1935, Mill Run, Pennsylvania). The legendary Fallingwater residence, a masterpiece in concrete, steel, and glass, is built with three levels that project over a 30-foot waterfall. Image courtesy of Robert Buschak; Western Pennsylvania...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Not far from Glendale, Arizona—home to the University of Phoenix Stadium, which hosts Super Bowl XLIX this Sunday—a lone saguaro marks the southwest corner of Thomas and Laura Hyland’s property adjacent to the Phoenix Mountain Preserve. The structure’s...
From: Dwell | By: William Lamb | Friday, January 30, 2015
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For 2015, Vipp, the Danish industrial design company known for its iconic trash cans and all-black kitchens, introduces a 592-square-foot prefab unit called Shelter. ...
From: Dwell | By: Kelsey Keith | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Topped with a ski slope, the Amager Bakke waste-to-energy plant in Copenhagen will double as a tourist attraction when it opens in 2017. The project is one of dozens by the Bjarke Ingels Group that is being featured "Hot to Cold: an Odyssey of Architectural...
From: Dwell | By: William Lamb | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Dixon helps transform an aging mansion as part of the Casa Cor Peru design event. The 100-year-old house's architectural details, such as the coffered ceiling, are juxtaposed with Dixon's Gold Mirror Ball pendants. Image courtesy of Julio Perez-Novoa....
From: Dwell | By: Erika Heet | Friday, January 30, 2015
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Competitive swimmer Sydne Didier commissioned Austin Design Inc. to create a 102-foot-long pool house in a freestanding structure behind her Amherst, Massachusetts, house. Read the full article here....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The facade of an affordably built house in Mexico is a juxtaposition of rough-hewn local stone, smooth concrete, glass, and steel. Photo by Mauricio Alejo....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, January 30, 2015
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The staircases are built with no central support, giving more focus to their curved form. Image courtesy of Rizzi....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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In addition to consulting major companies on material use, Material ConneXion has a subscription-based library with over 7,500 innovative materials. Image courtesy of Material ConneXion. What do BMW, Logitech, and Nike have in common? They’ve all...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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1st Anniversary: PaperTable Model Lamp 24N from the Akari Light Sculptures collection by Isamu Noguchi, $250   1st Anniversary: Paper Newlywed status no longer applies after a first anniversary. Skip the obvious paper gift—stationery—and cement...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Emilie Bédard and Maria Rosa Di Ioia of EM Architecture gave Erik Rydingsvärd’s top-floor apartment in a Montreal triplex a subdued, modern look that evokes his native Denmark. The range hood and satin-finished teak cabinets are by Kastella. The...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Umbra's first store, built in 2007, now has a new interior designed by The Retail Lab in partnership with Designstead. Image courtesy of Adam Szpruta....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Christof Jantzen of Studio Jantzen has conceptualized a temporary classroom to fulfill the need for healthier temporary spaces—that often become permanent—for students. His plan seeks to address issues of flexibility, sustainability, cost effectiveness,...
From: Dwell | By: Erika Heet | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Mark Fekete and Viviana de Loera of MARK+VIVI transformed a former tire shop in the Verdun borough of Montreal into a welcoming home-office, exposing beams on the ground floor and making liberal use of locally sourced Canadian plywood. Mark Fekete and...
From: Dwell | By: William Lamb | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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An architect and an interior designer convert a dilapidated toolshed in upstate New York into a modern guesthouse....
From: Dwell | By: Kelsey Keith | Thursday, January 29, 2015
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Gunnern mirror cabinet by Ikea, $50Rounded edges lend a friendly feel to the industrial efficiency of Ikea’s steel cabinet. Small details like a childproof lock and a raised shelf are added bonuses. ...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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i29’s principals try not to let the budgetary constraints and accelerated timelines associated with pop-up design interfere with their creative vision . “We always strive to make powerful themes and striking images,” says Dellensen. “i29 stands...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Saturday, January 31, 2015
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