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 La Lomita Nodus rug by Liliana Ovalle.  For Liliana Ovalle, an object is never truly complete. “I’m interested in ad hoc assemblages because they reveal people’s expectations of how things should be,” she says. “They are the ‘unofficial’...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, February 27, 2015
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When Joel Contreras of Phoenix renovated his 1927 bungalow in the Coronado Historic District, he added a skylight above the polished marble island in his new kitchen....
From: Dwell | By: William Lamb | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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The system comes in a range of styles, from high tech to country, from light woods to dark, as well as an extensive choice of hardware and countertop surfaces, now clearly displayed right next to the cabinets. If you’re interested in installing a...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Featuring two varieties of supple leather, the Nivola sofa by Roberto Lazzeroni for Poltrona Frau is an excellent example of why we love leather furniture. ...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, February 27, 2015
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A clean-lined staircase separates levels in this renovated San Francisco home....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Hollow centerpiece by Geckeler Michels of Berlin.  Image courtesy of Muuto. Berlin-based design duo David Geckeler and Frank Michels display a sensibility and savvy well beyond their age. The pair, who met at the University of Applied Sciences Potsdam,...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, February 27, 2015
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The Khamsa home in Senegal, built with earth bricks and energy independent due to solar panels and a wind turbine, was actually 15 percent cheaper to build than a traditional home.  The walls, which are thicker than those used in standard concrete construction,...
From: Dwell | By: Patrick Sisson | Friday, February 27, 2015
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The 1,200-square-foot apartment suite comes with a cozy bohemian couch by Busnelli and an orange-hued hanging light and futuristic, blue Bianco table by Knibb Design.Every room at the Line hotel offers floor-to-ceiling windows that appear to frame...
From: Dwell | By: brandiandres | Friday, February 27, 2015
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Ed Kopel, a Manhattan-based architect, tackled this gut renovation of a Brooklyn Heights apartment for a lawyer. The client, a bachelor when he embarked on the project, wound up married and a first-time father by the time the renovation work on the 1,250-square-foot...
From: Dwell | By: Diana Budds | Friday, February 27, 2015
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As a sporty vehicle in the SUV segment, the Porsche Cayenne has been challenging automotive conventions for over a decade. Four new 2015 versions, the Cayenne Diesel, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, and Cayenne S E-Hybrid, promise to expand upon that legacy. ...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, February 27, 2015
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The 48-inch model has three main components: a convection oven with a deep cavity for cooking large dishes, a smaller speed oven that can be used as a microwave, and a warming drawer. The main oven unit also gives the option to cook using steam, and...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, February 27, 2015
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A bar, fire pit, and series of Royal Botania chaise lounges are a few of the luxurious amenities located poolside at this modernist oasis in Indian Wells.  ...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, February 27, 2015
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1911 - Miele introduces the first washing machine with its own electric motor.  In 1899, Carl Miele and Reinhard Zinkann founded Miele & Cie. in the German town of Herzebrock with a small factory, 11 employees, and one product: cream separators....
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, February 27, 2015
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The living-dining room of George Bradley and Eddie Baba's renovated house in San Francisco overlooks the neighborhood and the Bay beyond. The Safari chair was designed by Jens Quistgaard. Michael Thonet chairs are paired with a walnut table by Anthony...
From: Dwell | By: Erika Heet | Friday, February 27, 2015
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This rooftop oasis in downtown Manhattan is planted with red fescue for an untamed look. ...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, February 27, 2015
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From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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Achille Castiglioni (1918–2002)Between alluring irony and blunt practicality are the brilliant designs of Achille Castiglioni, whose mantra was “Start from scratch. Stick to common sense. Know your goals and means.” For Castiglioni, who sometimes...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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A computerized rendering of Kabu, a standing desk prototype designed by three University of Pennsylvania design students with input from a panel of Alessi employees.  Image courtesy of Alex Chin, Tom MacDonald, Shai Gerner, and Jordan Goldstein. Three...
From: Dwell | By: William Lamb | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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At this highly-sophisticated retreat in a Southern California resort town, a wall of aqua Heath tiles shimmers like the scales on a tropical fish.  Photo by JUCO....
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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From drawer pulls to switch plates, brass figures heavily into this minimalist apartment’s material palette. Most noticeably, the gold-like metal clads an oversized range hood.  Photo by Matthew Williams. Image courtesy of matthew williams....
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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This Pleated Planter is sized to hold one plant and includes a self-watering wick to ensure that the plant does not need to be watered as frequently as typical earthenware planters. The earthy color of the planter makes it a neutral accent that will...
From: Dwell | By: Marianne Colahan | Thursday, February 26, 2015
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While the house’s original pine is richly colored and textured, a number of structural posts rendered the kitchen difficult to furnish with modern fixtures. A newly-added black beam, which extends outward into the dining room, allowed for the posts’...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Inspired by a Queen Anne–style piece, Douglas and Bec’s solid-ash Dressing table features brass pulls and feet, a mirror, and a jewelry tray concealed in one of its drawers....
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Maxxi Diptychon, Zaha Hadid, 2009, silver gelatin print. Image courtesy of © Hélène Binet, courtesy ammann//gallery. For 25 years, Hélène Binet has photographed the work of leading contemporary and historical architects, notably Le Corbusier, Zaha Hadid,...
From: Dwell | By: Erika Heet | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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Keeping their home office addition modern, clean, and uncluttered was Ann and Geoff Woolford’s top priority.  When Ann and Geoff Woolford decided to build an addition to their home in East Falmouth, Massachusetts, natural light and a modern architectural...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Saturday, February 28, 2015
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