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  1. Rooms We Love

    5 Rooms Provisioned with Salvaged Furniture

    Like diamonds in the rough, not all superbly-designed furniture goes recognized by its owners. Through craigslist, thrift stores, or straight from the street curb, these pieces were rescued from an...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  2. Rooms We Love

    6 Instances of Classic Bertoia Furniture in Modern Homes

    In 1950 Harry Bertoia designed his first collection for Knoll: its futuristic, lightweight, wire-frame design was a smash hit. Bertoia continued to design for Knoll, in addition to producing many...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  3. A Great Idea

    8 Brilliant Skylights We Love

    Modern skylights bring each of these sun-filled homes to new heights.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  4. Renovation

    6 Stunning Renovations in Belgium

    These contemporary renovations bring new life to a range of building types—from a converted industrial loft, to a 1970s Brutalist structure, and even a concrete water tower.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  5. Rooms We Love

    6 Instances of George Nelson Designs in Modern Homes

    Trained as an architect, George Nelson was Herman Miller's Director of Design from 1945-72, overseeing its expansion into the modern furniture design for which its renowned today. Thanks to his...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  6. Rooms We Love

    7 Examples of the Iconic Eames Lounge Chair Wood (LCW) in Modern Homes

    Charles and Ray Eames were pioneers of molded plywood design, applying the technology to craft strong, lightweight casts for the American military during WWII. After war, they designed the sleek...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  7. Houses We Love

    Skin and Bones: 5 Homes With Steel Frames

    Making use of the hardy, industrial building material in alluring, innovative ways through building facades and exposed structural frames, these homes are true as steel.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  8. Rooms We Love

    6 Homes with Private Enclosed Courtyards

    An interior courtyard can be a tricky affair: carving an opening to the elements means extra care waterproofing and ensuring proper drainage. Once accomplished, however, there's nothing quite like...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  9. Houses We Love

    8 Homes with Unusual Windows

    Unique windows not only change the appearance of a house, but also how those inside view the world.

    written by: William Harrison

  10. Houses We Love

    Cabin Fever: 6 Canadian Retreats We Love

    These idyllic, modern cabins have us pining for a Northern retreat.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  11. Outdoor

    7 Landscapes Designed with Native Plants

    When it comes to your yard, lawn, or property, it almost seems like a no-brainer: plant the species that would naturally grow there. But some still install invasive species like bamboo that, if not...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  12. Rooms We Love

    6 Rooms with Vibrant Moroccan Tiles

    Following a history of craftsmanship and architecture in Middle Eastern, Moroccan tiles are made from enameled terra cotta whose edges are hand-bevelled to achieve a precise edge. The name ...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  13. Rooms We Love

    5 Muji Designs in Modern Homes

    It's most likely you know Muji as a purveyor of office supplies and apparel, though this Japanese brand with a penchant for minimalist, restrained design also sells housewares.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  14. 8 Envy-Inducing Bathrooms
    Rooms We Love

    8 Envy-Inducing Bathrooms

    Soak up some inspiration from these eight stylish bathrooms.

    written by: Andrea Smith

  15. Rooms We Love

    7 Modern Bedrooms that Open to the Outdoors

    When the weather permits, why not open your sleeping space to the night sky and its cool air? These dwellings provide some impressive outdoor bedroom inspiration.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  16. We Recommend

    Beauty in Form: 8 Modern Staircases We Love

    Striking in form and material, these distinctive walkways double as a sculptural statements for the structures in which they stand.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  17. Houses We Love

    Living On The Edge: 5 Modern, Cliff-Side Homes

    From rugged coastlines to rocky cliff-side terrains, these adventurous homes make the most of nature's varied and dramatic landscape.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  18. Houses We Love

    7 Modern Homes Across the American Midwest

    From Michigan to Iowa, these dwellings are at home among the prairies and forests of America's heartland.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  19. Rooms We Love

    A Look at the Color Orange in 6 Modern Homes

    From subtle accents to bold exterior coverings, these six projects aren't afraid to use bold orange hues.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  20. Rooms We Love

    Unique Ceramic Designs in 5 Modern Homes

    From sculpture to lighting, these homes find contemporary applications for one of mankind's oldest materials.

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  21. Rooms We Love

    5 Rolling Ladders in Modern Homes

    The rolling (or sliding) ladder, set within the tall musty bookcases of a patrician library, is an old cliché. Extra-high bookcases can be a smart way to add storage to otherwise unused space....

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  22. We Recommend

    6 Interiors with Exposed Concrete Walls

    Embracing the organic, imperfect material, these raw concrete surfaces are a step up from exposed brick.

    written by: Aileen Kwun

  23. Rooms We Love

    Light Up the Dining Room Like These 6 Bold Designs

    From chandeliers to pendants, these designs make the dining room the most entertaining space in the house.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  24. Houses We Love

    5 Bold and Belgian Dwellings

    From colorful living rooms to a backyard retreat, Belgian designers reimagine vernacular forms and materials for the modern world.

    written by: Matthew Keeshin

  25. Rooms We Love

    6 Light Pendants That Make a Statement

    Beyond their apparent function, pendants don't just provide light—they can also be sculptural and define a space. Here are a few of our favorites, culled from the pages of Dwell.

    written by: Aileen Kwun