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January 10, 2014
As Friday comes to an end and we ready ourselves for the weekend, we take a look back. From a sleek kitchen remodel in San Francisco to a collection of color saturated homes, we bring you the top stories on Dwell.com this week.
San Francisco kitchen renovation

A SLEEK KITCHEN RENOVATION IN SAN FRANCISCO

In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features. Photo by Joseph Dominguez.

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Originally appeared in How to Design with White
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A BRICK-CLAD MODERN FAMILY HOME IN CHICAGO

Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part retreat and part public stage. Photo by Matthew Williams.

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Julia Stotz
Originally appeared in A Brick-Clad Modern Family Home in Chicago
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7 GREAT ATRIUMS

Create outdoor-like spaces—functional all year round and even in chilly climates—with the help of the mighty atrium, a transparent extension of the home. Photo by Jon Snyder.

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7 MODERN KITCHEN HOODS

Want to know how to ruin a dinner party really quickly? Fill the house with smoke. A functioning ventilation system in the kitchen is without a doubt a cooking essential and yet is an oft-overlooked design opportunity. Here, we take a look at seven kitchens featured in Dwell that sport modern, chic, and high-performance kitchen hoods.

Originally appeared in A Modern Kitchen Renovation in New York
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A built-in sofa with Design Tex upholstery marks the boundary between the two-level addition and the bungalow. Leading up to the master bedroom, a perforated metal staircase, lit from above, casts a Sigmar Polke–like shadow grid on the concrete floor.

7 LOUNGE-FRIENDLY FURNITURE PIECES

The phrase on everyone's lips is "polar vortex." And it's so brutally cold outside this winter that all we can dream about is kicking back on a sofa, preferably in well-heated or downright balmy environs. Here are 7 ways to put your feet up and lounge. Photo by Marvin Rand.

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Darcy Hemley
Originally appeared in Solar Inspiration
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8 IDIOSYNCRATIC BEDROOMS

When it comes to bedroom design, there is a healthy debate among designers and architects: Some say never go white (too antiseptic); some say never go dark (too gloomy). We hope these highly variable and inspirational designs will lead you to one clear answer: Go with what works for you. Photo by Naomi Finlay.

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Petra Bindel
Originally appeared in 8 Idiosyncratic Bedrooms
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affordable modern home interior in Atlanta

THANK HUE! 7 COLOR-SATURATED HOMES

Not shying away from a bright wash of color or a vibrant coat of paint, these seven kaleidoscopic homes are sure to cure you from the winter blues. Photo by Gregory Miller.

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Originally appeared in How to Design with Red
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San Francisco kitchen renovation

A SLEEK KITCHEN RENOVATION IN SAN FRANCISCO

In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features. Photo by Joseph Dominguez.

Photo by Joseph Dominguez . Image courtesy of Joseph Dominguez.

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