October 2018

Process: Watch a 147-Year-Old Paper Mill Produce a ‘Black Licorice’ Roll
Process: Watch a 147-Year-Old Paper Mill Produce a ‘Black Licorice’ Roll
October 31, 2018

French Paper, a sixth-generation paper mill in Michigan, endures in the digital age. Founded by J.W. French on the banks of the St. Joseph River in southwest Michigan in 1871, French Paper is one of the last small, independent paper mills in America—and one of the few still owned and run by the same family.…

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Two Magazine Creatives Fit Graphic Art and Vintage Furniture In a Brooklyn Apartment
Two Magazine Creatives Fit Graphic Art and Vintage Furniture In a Brooklyn Apartment
October 31, 2018

Nicholas Blechman, the creative director of The New Yorker, and Luise Stauss, a photo editor and art director, open their doors. “We’re not going anywhere,” declares Luise Stauss, a freelance art director, photo editor, and soon-to-be mother of two as she rubs her six-month baby bump. Despite the tight proportions of her two-bedroom Brooklyn apartment,…

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Pop Art, Street Art, and Space Age Furniture Collide at a Painter’s Midcentury Ranch Home in Florida
Pop Art, Street Art, and Space Age Furniture Collide at a Painter’s Midcentury Ranch Home in Florida
October 31, 2018

Painter Christopher Florentino explains how he revived a 1963 house by modern architect Gene Leedy. Most people buy furniture for their house. Christopher Florentino, aka Flore, bought a house for his furniture. The Brooklyn-born painter, whose work draws on graffiti and street art, has had a lifelong obsession with midcentury modern, amassing furniture from the…

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A Self-Taught Designer Builds a Midcentury-Inspired Home on a Budget
A Self-Taught Designer Builds a Midcentury-Inspired Home on a Budget
October 31, 2018

Bob Butler drew lessons from the legendary Case Study House program to design his cost-effective residence in Nashville. Almost everything about Bob Butler’s Nashville home is unexpected. Its sunken living room, open beams, and carport hark back to the 1950s, yet it’s barely more than a year old. The breezy, rectilinear residence transports visitors to…

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Dwell Moves Into Canopy, the Chic Co-Working Space by Yves Behar and Amir Mortazavi
Dwell Moves Into Canopy, the Chic Co-Working Space by Yves Behar and Amir Mortazavi
October 31, 2018

Canopy Jackson Square is the second San Francisco outpost of a venture by designers Yves Behar and Amir Mortazavi, and co-founder Steve Mohebi. It’s been a long-held belief at Dwell that good design has the power to inspire creativity and productivity—and nowhere is this more apparent than in the office. So, when our digital team…

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A Pint-Sized, No-Frills Summerhouse Rises From the Rocks on a Swedish Island
A Pint-Sized, No-Frills Summerhouse Rises From the Rocks on a Swedish Island
October 31, 2018

Sunna 3 by STEG Arkitekter is a casual hideout designed to peel away the stress of city life. Dappled sunlight dances on a pathway of wood planks, coaxing visitors up through a narrow forest passage. The endpoint is obscured by a stand of tall pines with swimsuits dangling from their branches. It could be the…

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An Austrian Family Embraces a Plush 1970s Home in Need of a Little Love
An Austrian Family Embraces a Plush 1970s Home in Need of a Little Love
October 31, 2018

The Wittmann House—complete with sunken living room and indoor pool—underwent a fastidious restoration. Werner Weissmann is drawn to audacious works of architecture—style and era be damned. The list of unusual places he’s called home over the years even includes a 16th-century castle. So when he came across an ad for a one-of-a-kind modernist villa deep…

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An Architect Unites Three Brutalist Villas He Designed on Sardinia in the 1970s
An Architect Unites Three Brutalist Villas He Designed on Sardinia in the 1970s
October 31, 2018

Forty years after creating a cluster of utopic villas on Sardinia, an architect returns with a new team to create a single retreat. Approaching by land or sea, one could easily miss these three villas on the northeast coast of Sardinia. Attuned to the environmental sensitivities of the 1970s, when they were designed by Turin…

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My House: Street Artist Flore’s Unlikely Midcentury Haven in Florida
My House: Street Artist Flore’s Unlikely Midcentury Haven in Florida
October 31, 2018

New York– and Miami–based artist Christopher “Flore” Florentino reveals how his picturesque midcentury in Central Florida inspires his life and work. On a suburban street in Winter Haven, Florida, two things stand out: its newest resident, Christopher “Flore” Florentino, and his rather old house.  Florentino, a contemporary fine artist and interior designer from Brooklyn, doesn’t…

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Apple iPad Pro 2018: Specs, Features, Price
Apple iPad Pro 2018: Specs, Features, Price
October 31, 2018

Apple’s iPad Pro is undergoing some major renovations, starting with a home button excavation.

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