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The Designers Next Door
contributors • Six emerging writers share their takeaways from profiling this year’s Dwell 24 designers (p. 29).
Cane Furniture • Caning is a centuries-old technique of using a thin layer of rattan to create functional screens, and it’s been one of the biggest furniture trends of the past few years. Here, our readers and editors tell us if the style is shabby or chic.
The CVC House • Here, our editors pick some of their favorite projects that architects and designers have uploaded to Dwell.com, representing three of this year’s biggest trends: tactile finishes, curvy motifs, and reclaimed materials.
East York Residence
Modern World THE DWELL 24 • The emerging designers on our annual list are reinventing materials, tradition, and their communities.
The New Design Critics • Their work may sound (and sometimes look) ridiculous, but for a growing community of content creators, memes aren’t just vehicles for likes but a whole new medium for critiquing the world of design.
In Plain Sight • On a busy street in Buenos Aires, a family’s experimental renovation shields them from view while preserving a connection to the outdoors.
Americans in Paris • New York designer Rafael de Cárdenas opens up his un-Parisian Paris pied-à-terre.
Up to the Edge • A surfer couple escape their hometown to build a cliffside perch on the Chilean coast.
Silver Linings • An architect couple give a loft in a former light bulb factory a glowing revamp that cleverly divides the space for work, rest, and play.
A LOT IN COMMON • A trio of design professionals band together to create a development of high-performing townhouses for their families outside Melbourne.
A New Lease • In Cancún, two architects are using rental apartments to reinvigorate a neighborhood deteriorating in the shadow of exclusive beach resorts.
Barn Find • A New York City couple embrace retirement in a converted farm upstate.
Sound and Vision • A Los Angeles musician calls on Laun Studio to give his shed-roofed home a pitch-perfect renovation.
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sourcing • Explore the products, furniture, architects, designers, and builders featured in this issue.
one last thing • Chicago designer Kazuki Guzmán finds lessons in the toy-making traditions of his Japanese heritage.