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  1. Houses We Love

    6 Cozy and Modern Cottages

    These homes from around the world redefine what a cottage can be.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  2. Rooms We Love

    A Family Retreat Mixes Rustic Materials with Modern Space-Saving Design

    Two gracious Douglas fir porches flank this 1,100-square-foot escape in South Texas.

    written by: Caroline Wallis

  3. Houses We Love

    5 Modern Homes in the Texas Countryside

    It may be no country for old men, but it certainly suits modern dwelling.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  4. Houses We Love

    5 Indoor-Outdoor Homes Across 5 Continents

    From Japan to Italy, these homes show the universal appeal of letting the outdoors inside.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  5. A Great Idea

    Skylight, Sky Bright: Get a Glimpse of These Awesome Oculi

    Look up and see the sky through these stunning ceiling windows.

    written by: Heather Corcoran

  6. Post

    From Floating Homes to Prefab Moss-Covered Theaters, This Firm's Monograph Has It All

    The architecture firm MOS—headed by Hilary Sample and Michael Meredith—have a new monograph documenting their extensive works.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  7. Facade Focus: Cor-Ten Steel
    Houses We Love

    Facade Focus: Cor-Ten Steel

    Whereas other exterior metals grow unsightly marks of wear with exposure to the elements, Cor-Ten thrives on oxidation. Culled from our archives, here are a few steel facades that become more...

    written by: Luke Hopping

  8. Modern Valentines: A Love Letter to Eero Saarinen
    In The Modern World

    Modern Valentines: A Love Letter to Eero Saarinen

    Who says modern can't be romantic? Knoll just unearthed a trove of love letters exchanged between iconic designer Eero Saarinen and his wife, writer Aline B. Saarinen. Filled with pet names and...

    written by: Luke Hopping

  9. Houses We Love

    7 Tropical Oases

    We've rounded up a couple of cool places to escape this summer.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  10. Houses We Love

    5 Family Homes Designed In-House

    These five families came together to create homes that work for the way they live, and, in the process, proved blood is thicker than concrete.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  11. Houses We Love

    The Best Modern Homes in Indonesia

    Shaped by their climate as well as a desire to live simply, these contemporary Indonesian residences offer fresh takes on tropical modern.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  12. Houses We Love

    7 Cantilevered Homes in Extreme Locations

    These houses maneuver around tough terrain with gravity-defying cantilevers.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  13. Houses We Love

    7 Cool, New Beach Homes

    Alleviate your winter blues with a virtual, sand-free trip to the beach.

    written by: Luke Hopping

  14. A Versatile House Fulfills All This Musician's Needs
    House Tours

    A Versatile House Fulfills All This Musician's Needs

    In Kansas City, an architecture studio designs an adaptable house for a musician on a budget.

    written by: Georgina Gustin
    photos by: Narayan Mahon

  15. Dwell Conversation at AetherSF

    Dwell Conversation at AetherSF

    On January 23rd, at the Proxy in San Francisco, Dwell and Aether Apparel hosted the talk Prefab's Progress, the latest in our series of Dwell Conversations.

    written by: Aaron Britt

  16. 8 Modern Roof Designs

    8 Modern Roof Designs

    As San Francisco prepares for a few showers in the next few days, we've gathered up eight of our favorite roofs we'd like to take cover under.


  17. 7 Cozy Cottages
    Houses We Love

    7 Cozy Cottages

    With fall upon us and a distinct nip in the air, there is no better time to snuggle up by the fire in a rustic—but still very modern—cottage. Here are seven that will help you throw out your old...

    written by: Erika Heet

  18. The Future of Mobility

    The Future of Mobility

    Dwell's discussion with Volvo at the Palm Springs Museum during Modernism Week touched on the past but revolved heavily around the future. Automobiles limited to combustion engine technology face...

    written by: Erika Heet

  19. How to: Designing for Warm Weather
    Houses We Love

    How to: Designing for Warm Weather

    A layout, strategic window placement, and bright colors can help keep things cool and connected to the outdoors.

    written by: Olivia Martin

  20. 7 Examples of Beautiful Bamboo

    7 Examples of Beautiful Bamboo

    Bamboo: It's beautiful, it's sustainable, and it's versatile. What's not to love? Here we take a look at seven examples of architects, homeowners, and landscape architects that have used this...

    written by: Megan Hamaker

  21. Back in Black

    Back in Black

    Black is the color (or absence of color, rather) of choice for these twelve homes from San Francisco to Berlin to Tokyo and beyond.

    written by: Diana Budds

  22. Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed
    Week in Review

    Week in Review: 7 Great Reads You May Have Missed

    Each week delivers more than 50 original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design. We wouldn't want you to miss a thing, so we've pulled together our top...

    written by: Megan Hamaker

  23. Modern Homes in Mexico
    Houses We Love

    Modern Homes in Mexico

    In honor of our just having landed at Design Week Mexico, Dwell presents a few of our favorite modern houses in the country.

    written by: Erika Heet

  24. Secretly Modern: Low-Profile Houses
    Houses We Love

    Secretly Modern: Low-Profile Houses

    It can be tough fitting in, but these clever, unobtrusive homes manage to fit a dose of modernism into the nooks and crannies left over from piecemeal urban expansion, or by gently settling into...

    written by: Brian Bruegge

  25. Create an Indoor Garden with Elegant Planters

    Create an Indoor Garden with Elegant Planters

    With cold temperatures and winter storms sweeping much of the United States, it’s hard to believe that spring is only a few weeks away.  To brush off winter blues, bring life into your...

    written by: Marianne Colahan