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Articles about simple-belgian-furniture-sustainable-bent on Dwell.com - Dwell

Ethnicraft, a Belgian design company, debuts a new collection at ICFF this weekend that blends emotion and rationality, combining...<p>Rochester, New York–based Staach is a furniture design company that is committed to eco-conscious design, from the sustainably...<p>I'm writing this a few hours away from …

Articles about 8 backyards we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

São Paulo

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Kuala Lumpur

8 of the best indoor hotel pools around the world | CNN Travel

48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Design Classic: Bertoia Seating Collection

A look at the history of Harry Bertoia's iconic steel wire seating collection from 1951, and a few Dwell homes that showcase the chairs to their best advantage.<p>Recognized worldwide as a genius of 20th century design, it's hard to believe that Harry Bertoia designed only one series of furniture. His …

Articles about get look marcel wanders furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

“It’s a mess up here.” Marcel Wanders is talking about his brain, and the necessary disorder of an open mind in design.<p>Soon after arriving in Milan, relieved at having made it through the nine-hour airline delay and gotten to Italy in one piece, we...<p>A Manhattan loft brings in a lot of natural …

Design

Articles about dwell guide smart design tiny spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's coming up Swiss at this year's Dwell on Design.<p>Dwell on Design speaker Dan Formosa is accustomed to swimming against the current.<p>We know you’ve got one on your holiday list—that friend who will find just about any reason to have a get-together.<p>Give kids with a discerning palette what they …

Prefab Homes

Articles about kitchens we love winter white on Dwell.com - Dwell

Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative …

Kitchens

Articles about sleek kitchen renovation san francisco on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.<p>In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...<p>Located in the city's iconic Sea Cliff neighborhood, a …

San Francisco

Creating a Culture of Unconditional Love

During my first decade working in the Buenos Aires office of Egon Zehnder in the late 1990s, our Argentine executive search practice soared, recording the highest per capita financial performance in the whole firm for five consecutive years. But we all know what happened in 2001. By the end of the …

Articles about 9 designs new orleans on Dwell.com - Dwell

Polly Watts’ recs for the best taprooms and bars for your next trip to NOLA.<p>In keeping with today's impromptu New Orleans theme, Luke Weldon Perry's blog, The Incremental House, is featuring a...<p>I recently received an email from filmmaker Evan Mather, alerting me to his most recent—and …

New Orleans

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A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.<p>With approximately 1.85 million square feet being certified daily, LEED certification has become the most widely-used third-party...<p>In the land of large mountain lodge wannabes, two California natives …

San Diego

Articles about all family on Dwell.com - Dwell

With great architecture comes great responsibility, and with an eye toward revival and respect for history, one Harvey Park...<p>For photographer Ed Reeve, building his own house had been a lifelong dream.<p>The all-new Volvo XC90 was named Motor Trend’s SUV of the Year yet again.<p>This Tuesday, we hopped …

Chicago

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How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...<p>Calling all architects: You are invited to submit a home for consideration for the 2014 Dwell Los Angeles Home Tours.<p>Green prefab homebuilding company Blu Homes announces its first …

Los Angeles

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In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with...<p>It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...<p>Fifteen minutes from Providence, Rhode …

Rhode Island

Articles about 10 open plan living rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.<p>In Tasmania, an …

Articles about 12 clean and contemporary interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Your fiancé’s place is ten times nicer than yours and you’re planning on moving in. If only you could get out of your lease.<p>Far from pandering to the whine of youth, this urban play garden fosters thoughtful interaction in a protected setting within the...<p>I've long been intrigued by the overlap of …

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Design

The Customer Support Hierarchy of Needs

Almost five years ago, I was sitting in the conference room of one of the world’s largest insurance companies, trying to push the idea of social customer relationship management to their corporate marketing team. I showed them the power of Twitter and Facebook, and painted pictures of how they …

The Twelve Sales Metrics that Matter Most

Sales is both an art and a science. It is the skillful combination of emotion and logic, people and process, free-thinking and organization. I recently conducted an extensive research project involving more than one-hundred vice presidents of sales at top technology companies (software, cloud, …

Be Seen as a Leader

You’ve been assigned to a new cross-divisional task force, and the first meeting is today. Managers from across the company are gathered in a conference room at headquarters; colleagues from international offices are participating via conference call and Skype. The CEO, there just to oversee the …

Change Your Company with Better HR Analytics

You’re probably a little tired of hearing about Big Data. While you would expect online giants like Amazon and companies like Netflix to be early innovators in the use of data to recommend products or movies, you only care about the answer to one question: <b>what does big data mean for the everyday</b> …

Executives Ignore Valuable Employee Actions that They Can’t Measure

Does better data mean better employee performance and organizational outcomes? That’s the implication of the current emphasis on big data and the use of metrics in HR, but the answer isn’t an easy “yes.”<p>To see what I mean, consider your local schools. When teachers are evaluated and paid on the …

The Best Way for New Leaders to Build Trust

When I took over as CEO of Intralinks, a company that provides secure web based electronic deal rooms, the company was hemorrhaging so much cash that its survival was at stake. The service was going down three times per week; we were in violation of the contract with our largest client; our chief …

Articles about small space living lifeedited on Dwell.com - Dwell

For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>You’ve known you were destined to dwell in outer space ever since you first …

Small Spaces

A Dozen Creative Ideas For Decorating Blank Walls

When you have a big, blank wall to fill, your first thought may be a gallery wall. There's nothing wrong with that, but sometimes it's nice to break up all of that flat framed artwork with something different. Enter baskets, brackets, paint-dipped objects, wall sculptures, special paint effects and …

Home Decorating

The 2013 Style 100: The Best Looks and Trends of the Year

Restraint? So 2012, Hal Rubenstein writes in <i>InStyle</i>'s December issue. No where was this more evident than on the runway, where designers showed off …