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Architects' Choice: Studio Dwell Architects

Mark Peters picks his favorite low-cost and luxury products.

Architects' Choice: Studio Dwell Architects

Mark Peters picks his favorite low-cost and luxury products.

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    Spark Modern Fires produces contemporary minimalist gas fireplaces that reduce products to the bare essentials. Units are available for indoor or outdoor use. This Linear Burner System Outdoor runs from $4,100 for a 2-foot size to $8,200 for 8 feet. Spark Modern Fires, 866.938.3846; www.sparkfires.com.
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    Peters turns to Omnia when the budget is tight but he still wants well-made architectural door levers. They’re “solid products with a luxurious look,” he says. The company offers many styles and finishes. Shown: Lever 47 ($94). Omnia Industries, 973.239.7272; www.omniaindustries.com.
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    Marty Peters

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    NanaWall’s folding and sliding doors create openings up to 36 feet wide. Operating on an overhead track, panels have wood, aluminum, or aluminum-clad frames. “This is one of our favorite products because of the way it can transform a space,” says Peters, who used it on the home shown at right. NanaWall, 888.411.6262; www.nanawall.com.
  • Mark Peters

    Credit: Studio Dwell Architects

    studio dwell architects
    mark peters , aia
    chicago
    www.studiodwell.com

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3M: sun control film, www.3m.com

TimberTech: composite decking, www.timbertech.com

Northfield Block Co.: ground faced blocks, www.northfieldblock.com

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Dornbracht: kitchen faucet, www.dornbracht.com

Titus: linear diffusers, www.titus-hvac.com

Poliform: interior doors, www.poliform.it

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