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  1. Universal Design: How Accessible Homes Incorporate Ramps

    Universal Design: How Accessible Homes Incorporate Ramps

    These modern homes were designed with easy access in mind.

    written by: Andrea Smith

  2. 8 Modern Split-Level Interiors
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    8 Modern Split-Level Interiors

    These homes embraced (or re-created) the odd architectural character of split-level designs. Explore these one-of-a-kind interiors.

    written by: Andrea Smith

  3. Rooms We Love

    7 Outdoor Showers We Love

    Outdoor showers can easily be a simple affair: all you need is a shower head, a bit of privacy (when required), and the sky as your ceiling. Some of these homes embellish the experience while...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  4. Rooms We Love

    9 Konstantin Grcic Designs in Modern Homes

    Based in Munich, Konstantin Grcic is a prolific designer who has collaborated with multiple manufacturers; his work has also been the subject of several solo exhibitions. Sample just a few of his...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  5. 8 Endangered Modern Structures

    8 Endangered Modern Structures

    These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.

    written by: Patrick Sisson

  6. Behind the Scenes: Knoll Textiles
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    Behind the Scenes: Knoll Textiles

    Many a modern-design enthusiast can spot a Cesca side chair and say it was designed by Marcel Breuer. But, were it upholstered in Digit fabric, few could name the textile designer. (Answer: Suzanne...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake

  7. Design 101

    24 Expert Tips and Tricks for Designing Small Dwellings

    Our upcoming November 2015 Small Spaces issue explores some of the worlds best homes, all sized 970 to 55 square feet. We've asked the architects behind those houses to help us think big and design...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  8. 10 Dwell Houses, In Their Own Words
    My House

    10 Dwell Houses, In Their Own Words

    Dwell's "My House" section has been an integral part of the magazine since it was founded in 2000. Homeowners get the opportunity to describe how their modern home works for them, and supplies...

    written by: Kelsey Keith

  9. The Dwell Guide to Kitchen Design
    Design 101

    The Dwell Guide to Kitchen Design

    Is your kitchen too drab? Feeling the pinch of cramped cooking quarters? Appliances dating from the stone age? We've got you covered. To coincide with our Rooms We Love special issue now on...

    written by: Diana Budds

  10. Homes with a Waterfront View
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    Homes with a Waterfront View

    Spying a body of water—be it a placid lake, roaring ocean, glassy pond, or snaking river—from your bedroom window is one of the fairest sights one can see. And for the residents of...

    written by: Diana Budds

  11. 10 Stadiums that Made History
    Travel Reports

    10 Stadiums that Made History

    From the heart of Mesoamerica to the heart of the Big Apple, these are ten of the most famous sports stadiums of all time.

    written by: Allison Otto

  12. London and New York: A Double Exposure Project

    London and New York: A Double Exposure Project

    Daniella Zalcman is a photojournalist who has worked for the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Sports Illustrated, and National Geographic, among other outlets. When she moved from New York to...

    written by: Austin Yoder

  13. Washington, DC
    City Guide

    Washington, DC

    Washington, DC, is not all political wonks and Masonic conspiracies: It's also a highly walkable city, its diagonal avenues wide open to modern design.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Matthew Monteith

  14. Honolulu, Hawaii
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    Honolulu, Hawaii

    Today, if you tallied the world’s design capitals, you’d be forgiven for overlooking Honolulu. But when it came to modern architecture in the 1950s and ’60s, all eyes were on...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Dave Lauridsen

  15. Zurich, Switzerland
    City Guide

    Zurich, Switzerland

    Industrial designer Alfredo Häberli shows us how to pass the hours in Zurich, Switzerland, a city with no shortage of timekeepers.

    written by: Andy Isaacson
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel

  16. Curating Cologne
    City Guide

    Curating Cologne

    Gallerist Martin Kudlek shows us that there’s more to Cologne than its cathedral.

    written by: Sam Grawe
    photos by: Hertha Hurnaus

  17. Auction Preview: LAMA
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    Auction Preview: LAMA

    Specializing in modern art, design and furniture with an emphasis on works by important 20th-century artists, designers, and architects, Los Angeles Modern Auctions (LAMA) was established in 1992...

    written by: Erika Heet

  18. Stockholm Furniture Fair 2010
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    Stockholm Furniture Fair 2010

    Every February, the very best new Nordic furniture designs debut at the Stockholm Furniture Fair and the Northern Light Fair. The two events are held together in the 630,000-square-foot Stockholm...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet

  19. London Design Festival 2012
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    London Design Festival 2012

    It’s been a rather momentous year for London as the city played host to the Olympic Games and celebrated the Queens diamond Jubilee. The mood of positivity and the buzz of excitement that...

    written by: Ali Morris
    photos by: Ali Morris

  20. Iceland DesignMarch 2013 Highlights

    Iceland DesignMarch 2013 Highlights

    Iceland recently celebrated its biggest ever annual design festival, DesignMarch 2013. The fair featured some 150 events, ranging from fashion to furniture and architecture to food design, making...

    written by: Tiffany Orvet

  21. 13 Inspiring Coworking Spaces

    13 Inspiring Coworking Spaces

    Kiss the cube goodbye; these collective offices add flair to the freelance life.

    written by: Patrick Sisson

  22. Travel Pick: The Dean Hotel in Providence

    Travel Pick: The Dean Hotel in Providence

    In Providence, Rhode Island, Ari Heckman and his design firm ASH NYC transform a century-old structure with a storied past into a boutique hotel that pays homage to its roots. With affordable rates...

    written by: Diana Budds

  23. How New York City Developed its Wayfinding Signage
    A Great Idea

    How New York City Developed its Wayfinding Signage

    Our City Living issue, due out on newsstands September 10, focuses on design and architecture in urban locales. Here we turn our eye to the challenges of navigating a city and how graphic design...

    written by: Diana Budds

  24. 10 Green Commercial Buildings

    10 Green Commercial Buildings

    These environmentally-friendly office spaces prove it's about working smarter, not harder.

    written by: Patrick Sisson

  25. Munich's Dynamic Duo: Hansandfranz

    Munich's Dynamic Duo: Hansandfranz

    Hans and Franz were a pair of characters in a Saturday Night Live sketch who yodeled with fake Austrian accents while wearing Schwarzenegger-send-up body padding. German Gen Y’ers Horst...

    written by: Caia Hagel