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  1. Facade Focus: Charred Cedar
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    Facade Focus: Charred Cedar

    Siding is a pretty dull subject—unless you're talking about charred cedar cladding, which makes our hearts go pitter-patter. It's beautiful to look at and practical, too—the ancient Japanese...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.22.13

  2. How To: Bright Bedroom Renovation
    Houses We Love

    How To: Bright Bedroom Renovation

    A space-saving master bedroom renovation built for adults and children alike, architect Anne Barrett of 30E design shares her design tips for creating the space

    written by: Olivia Martin
    04.15.14

  3. Inside Addition
    Houses We Love

    Inside Addition

    Restrained by local building code, architect Michael O’Sullivan forwent a flashy facade on this new Auckland, New Zealand, home, saving the fireworks for the interior.

    written by: Jeremy Hansen
    photos by: Emily Andrews
    03.01.13

  4. A Renovation Elevates This Humble Ranch Among its Iconic Midcentury Neighbors
    Renovation

    A Renovation Elevates This Humble Ranch Among its Iconic Midcentury Neighbors

    An architect immersed in the history of California modernism restored a nondescript Los Angeles ranch house bordering a celebrated midcentury neighborhood.

    written by: Jeanee Ledoux
    06.21.15

  5. Slat Happy: 8 Louvered Homes
    Houses We Love

    Slat Happy: 8 Louvered Homes

    Dwell's aesthetic has been summed up by a few aesthetic traits: flat roofs, glass walls, and wood slats. While that isn't always the case, we do appreciate louvered facades for how they help...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.11.13

  6. 7 Fantastic Backyard Buildings
    Outdoor

    7 Fantastic Backyard Buildings

    Whether the room brings the backyard in or vice versa, these dwellings mesh the beauty of the outdoors with the comfort of being inside.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    11.27.13

  7. 7 Homes that Throw Shade
    Houses We Love

    7 Homes that Throw Shade

    We're talking creative ways to block out the sun.

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.06.15

  8. Outdoor

    6 Tiny, Modern Pavilions

    Each of these airy, open structures embraces the outdoors with a respect for its surrounding landscape, and a modest footprint to boot.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    07.15.15

  9. 5 Extraordinary Homes Under 2,000 Square Feet
    Houses We Love

    5 Extraordinary Homes Under 2,000 Square Feet

    Here at Dwell HQ in San Francisco, most of us reside in apartments and small ones at that, so we have a special place in our hearts for small space inspiration. Living small means getting creative...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    08.15.13

  10. Micro-Dwellings Across America
    In The Modern World

    Micro-Dwellings Across America

    From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are popping up all across America.

    written by: Tafline Laylin
    photos by: Eli Meir Kaplan
    10.23.13

  11. Building the Pentimento House
    Renovation

    Building the Pentimento House

    David Barragan and Jose Maria Saez call their Pentimento House "an architecture to be naked to connect with its surroundings." Built using a new, Lego-like modular prefab system the two architects...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.16.12

  12. 7 Compact Home Tours
    House Tours

    7 Compact Home Tours

    From London to Los Angeles, we've gathered seven of our favorite petite residences for a healthy does of small-space inspiration!

    written by: Jami Smith
    01.16.14

  13. 8 Light-Filled Renovations
    Renovation

    8 Light-Filled Renovations

    A major renovation is the perfect opportunity to bring more light into a space. These remodeled homes incorporate vast swathes of windows to help bring the outside in.

    08.06.14

  14. Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage with a Custom Cabinet Wall
    Renovation

    Brooklyn Loft Renovation Masters Storage with a Custom Cabinet Wall

    A creative tear-down renovation exposes a loft to natural light.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    04.05.15

  15. 8 Best Modern Hotspots in Paris
    Travel Reports

    8 Best Modern Hotspots in Paris

    Rounding up our favorite apartments, designers, itineraries, and sites to see in Paris, the French capital of culture.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.17.15

  16. Pinterest Board of the Day: Restaurant Design
    Food

    Pinterest Board of the Day: Restaurant Design

    Have your cake and eat it (in a well-designed space), too! From a mosaic tiled Brooklyn café to a treehouse eatery in New Zealand, these eight restaurants will have you booking a reservation faster...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    05.08.13

  17. 7 Modern Getaways
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    7 Modern Getaways

    In honor of the summer travel season, we've collected 7 modern getaways in far-flung locations from India to New Zealand to Greece.

    written by: Diana Budds
    06.28.13

  18. 6 Vacation Homes from Around the World
    Houses We Love

    6 Vacation Homes from Around the World

    Whether you prefer to strap on skis or lounge by the pool, these vacation homes are inspiration enough to start planning your getaway.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.07.13

  19. Modern Concrete Getaway in Paradise
    Hotels

    Modern Concrete Getaway in Paradise

    You might think a Brutalist-style concrete structure would be out of place in a lush, beach-resort island like Vieques. However, to preserve the natural enclave off the coast of Puerto Rico,...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: Michael Grimm
    01.21.14

  20. Freunde von Freunden and Vitra’s Berlin Apartment
    City Guide

    Freunde von Freunden and Vitra’s Berlin Apartment

    A design collaboration between European furniture manufacturer Vitra and lifestyle voyeur Freunde von Freunden lays out a blueprint for contemporary living in Berlin's Mitte.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.15.14

  21. Re:Crafted, by Marc Kristal
    Books

    Re:Crafted, by Marc Kristal

    I finally got my hands on a copy of contributing editor Marc Kristal's lush new book, Re:Crafted: Interpretations of Craft in Contemporary Architecture and Interiors, which was published by the...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.02.10

  22. The Art of the Statement Piece
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    The Art of the Statement Piece

    Whether housed inside a tightly packed apartment or an iconic mid-century abode, an interior space usually needs that special something to complete the room. In this round, we take a look at eight...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.04.13

  23. I Spy an Installation
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    I Spy an Installation

    The Dwell team sees scads of exhibits, pop-ups, and installations on our journeys both physical and digital, every week, from all over the globe. We're inspired by the power of such creative...

    written by: Sara Ost
    02.04.13

  24. 7 Slammin’ Scandinavian Interiors
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    7 Slammin’ Scandinavian Interiors

    There is something about the clean lines and pale wood of quintessential Scandinavian design that makes it so appealing. To bring the style into your own abode, check out some Northern interiors...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    02.20.13

  25. Stone Cold Foxes
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    Stone Cold Foxes

    Concrete: Franco-Swiss architect Le Corbusier utilized the material to build the famous Notre Dame du Haut in Ronchamp, France. The historic Tower Bridge in London contains over 70,000 tons of it....

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.27.13

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