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  1. 8 Streamlined Accessories from Sabi
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    8 Streamlined Accessories from Sabi

    Founded in 2009 in Palo Alto, California, Sabi focuses on designing products that are often overlooked in the design world, from functional bathroom accessories to walking canes. New to the Dwell...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    03.04.15

  2. Houses We Love

    This Modern Addition in Northern California Has the Ultimate Rooftop Hangout

    A bold addition by Klopf Architecture makes a conscious departure from the existing traditional home.

    written by: Sarah Akkoush
    10.22.15

  3. Seamless Living in Brisbane
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    Seamless Living in Brisbane

    For their family home in Brisbane, Australia, John and Cathy Dillon spent countless hours poring over design magazines and books to strike the right updated-mid-century-modern balance. "We...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: David Sandison
    01.30.12

  4. Vertical Challenge
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    Vertical Challenge

    In the lofty Amsterdam apartment of Texas-born Hunter Hindman and Shelby Carr, mid-century modern mixes freely with contemporary Dutch design in a setting transposed from the 17th century.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Rene Mesman
    01.22.09

  5. 7 Clever Loft Spaces for Small Places
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    7 Clever Loft Spaces for Small Places

    Crunched for space, the residents of these homes—mostly under 1,000 square feet—have the same ideas: look upward and compartmentalize. Lofted sleeping areas, closets, and reading nooks...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.15.12

  6. Artful Shelves that are Instagram Worthy
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    Artful Shelves that are Instagram Worthy

    It's official, #shelfie is taking Instagram by storm. While this may sound impartial, we think Dwell features do it best.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.08.15

  7. 5 Modern Brick Interiors
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    5 Modern Brick Interiors

    Whether industrial, romantic, or classic, brick interiors are always modern.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.20.13

  8. 19th-Century Homes Meet Modern Design
    Houses We Love

    19th-Century Homes Meet Modern Design

    It's a new day at these resurrected homes.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    05.15.15

  9. 7 Daring Geometric Houses Around the World
    Houses We Love

    7 Daring Geometric Houses Around the World

    Take a spin around the globe in this gallery of homes that take shapeliness to the next level.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.01.15

  10. 5 Helpful Hideaway Beds
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    5 Helpful Hideaway Beds

    Tucked into corners or folded into walls, hideaway beds accommodate last minute guests and open up potentially cramped spaces.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.07.13

  11. 5 Urban Rooftops Made For Lounging
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    5 Urban Rooftops Made For Lounging

    These designs elevate city living with an outdoor view fit for the summer season.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    06.05.15

  12. Highway Hideaway
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    Highway Hideaway

    Most beachfront houses treat the ocean as part of the visual landscape with panoramic views and wraparound balconies. Tom Lloyd-Butler’s beach house by Ernest Born, however, is deeply interior, and...

    written by: Katrina Heron
    photos by: Robert Schlatter
    01.16.09

  13. Beneath the Streets: Photos of New York’s Secret Underground
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    Beneath the Streets: Photos of New York’s Secret Underground

    A new book opens the door to a subterranean New York only seen by transit workers and graffiti artist.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.21.14

  14. Structured Fun: Modern Playhouses We Love
    Houses We Love

    Structured Fun: Modern Playhouses We Love

    From a prefab tree house to a converted dairy, these six structures serve one purpose and one purpose only: as places to play.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.05.14

  15. Cantilevered Playroom Defines This Family-Friendly Sydney House
    Houses We Love

    Cantilevered Playroom Defines This Family-Friendly Sydney House

    A cantilevered rec room is central to this family home in Sydney by Australian architects Bennett and Trimble.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    03.05.15

  16. 6 Clever Structures People Call Home
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    6 Clever Structures People Call Home

    From tents to trailers, we take a look at homes that push the boundaries of traditional architecture.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.11.13

  17. Room to Shelf
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    Room to Shelf

    Whether or not space is an issue in your home, it's always a good idea to get organized with smart shelving units. We've rounded up a handful of creative shelving and storage ideas to effortlessly...

    written by: Jami Smith
    04.03.13

  18. 6 Natural Design Accents in the Home
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    6 Natural Design Accents in the Home

    Connecting a home to its environment can be as simple as bringing parts of the natural world back inside. Click to see six homes that beautifully incorporated natural design accents.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    07.27.13

  19. Chicago Crowdsources a Skate Park
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    Chicago Crowdsources a Skate Park

    Skaters, bikers, and a park advocate are breaking new ground in Chicago's Grant Park.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.21.14

  20. A Contemporary North Carolina Home Navigates a Tricky Site Atop a Ridge
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    A Contemporary North Carolina Home Navigates a Tricky Site Atop a Ridge

    Drawing inspiration from the Hebrew alphabet, architects Elihu Siegman and Michael Silverman dreamt up an adaptive structure to fit a difficult site in Asheville, North Carolina.

    written by: Hope Winsborough
    photos by: David Dietrich
    03.17.15

  21. Modern Homes with Creative Floor Coverings
    Rooms We Love

    Modern Homes with Creative Floor Coverings

    Sometimes a splash of floor color with a creative design makes all the difference in a room.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    05.20.15

  22. 5 Creative Staircase Storage Solutions
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    5 Creative Staircase Storage Solutions

    Staircases can be more than simply a way to get from floor to floor; in the right designers' hands, they can be creative storage solutions, too.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.27.13

  23. 5 More Cool Kitchen Islands
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    5 More Cool Kitchen Islands

    "No man is an island," wrote poet John Donne, but in the case of kitchens an aptly placed island makes the room. "My favorite way to make a kitchen sculptural is on the island," says designer...

    written by: Diana Budds
    09.02.13

  24. Well Thawed Out
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    Well Thawed Out

    At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based design firm Minarc, bought what was essentially a teardown in the...

    written by: Kathryn Harris
    photos by: Raif Seeburger
    02.01.09

  25. This Sustainable Wisconsin Home Is Nearly Off-the-Grid
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    This Sustainable Wisconsin Home Is Nearly Off-the-Grid

    One of the Midwest’s first LEED Platinum homes enhances a historic neighborhood.

    written by: Tiffany Jow
    08.06.15

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