In a world of modern design media, Dwell magazine stands alone. A hot property with modern architects, design enthusiasts, and homeowners alike, this sleek San Francisco-based publication rocketed from its debut 2000 issue to national sensation among design enthusiasts. During that decade the Internet prospects for the magazine medium matured along with Dwell. With the help of Hot Studio, the magazine tore down dwell.com to rebuild for the next generation.

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Through a highly collaborative process, Hot Studio assessed the existing website and presented strategic recommendations for the dwell.com of the future. And though design plays an integral part in the development of the site, Hot Studio emphasized the importance of strong editorial content and new community features for dwell.com. The reason: To extend Dwell’s celebrated editorial features online while enhancing its readership with user-generated content features not available in print.

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New multifaceted search capabilities, fresh entertaining content, a place to share ideas, find resources, explore homes and products and services... The new face of dwell.com launched with fabulous new features and rave reviews. In fact, in just two short weeks, site traffic increased over 100 percent proving that truly brilliant design still rules the modern world.

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