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  1. 9 Relaxing Freestanding Tubs

    9 Relaxing Freestanding Tubs

    Sit back and dream of relaxing in these freestanding tubs.

    written by: Brandi Andres

  2. 6 Clever Built-In Desks
    Design 101

    6 Clever Built-In Desks

    Even the tiniest corner or the most awkward wall can become a workspace. May the following integrated desks from projects in our pages inspire you to carve out a quiet space of your own.

    written by: Erika Heet

  3. 6 Ways to Use Gold Accents in the Kitchen
    Design 101

    6 Ways to Use Gold Accents in the Kitchen

    It's shiny, it's shimmery, and it's hot, hot, hot: Here are some ideas for introducing a bit of bling into the hardest working room in the house.

    written by: Erika Heet

  4. Jon Gasca of STUA

    Jon Gasca of STUA

    Jon Gasca and his father Jesus Gasca are the creative minds behind STUA, a 20-year-old design house based in Spain. I tracked Jon down in San Sebastian, Spain, and asked him about his new chair,...


  5. A Professor Takes His Students Around the World to Build Modern Spiritual Monuments

    A Professor Takes His Students Around the World to Build Modern Spiritual Monuments

    A Washington, D.C.-based architecture professor takes his students to remote outposts to create modern structures steeped in history and myth.

    written by: Esha Chhabra

  6. Houses We Love

    5 Houses Architects Designed For Themselves

    It's often said an architect's first project is their parents' new home, but inevitably, we'd all like to design our dream home (or whatever can fit within our budget). Tour these five unique homes...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  7. Rooms We Love

    5 Donald Judd-Inspired Designs in Modern Homes

    While he vehemently disavowed the label of "minimalism," Donald Judd led the way for spreading that aesthetic movement. His artworks emphasize craft, materials, and simple geometries while...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  8. Dwell on Design

    At Dwell on Design, Learn How Architects and Developers Are Creating New York City's Newest Neighborhood

    As part of our run-up to Dwell on Design New York (DODNY), taking place October 2-4, we're highlighting a few of our diverse panelists who'll be discussing everything from urban resiliency to smart...

    written by: Zachary Edelson

  9. Re-envisioning Harlem's Waterfront
    Event Spotlight

    Re-envisioning Harlem's Waterfront

    Manhattan has 32 miles of accessible waterfront, and traditionally these spaces have acted as gateways for the comings and goings of its inhabitants. The river portals have largely brought food and...

    written by: Sara Dierck

  10. 15 Modern Homes with Cedar Facades
    House Tours

    15 Modern Homes with Cedar Facades

    Charred, stained, bleached, or untreated, the seemingly endless aesthetic options of cedar makes it an appealing building material.

    written by: Andrea Smith

  11. Sparano Mooney's Kimball Q&A

    Sparano Mooney's Kimball Q&A

    With the jury going into deliberations at the end of the week, the Kimball Art Center in Park City, Utah, is poised to announce the architect and design of its new extension. I've reported on the...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  12. Vancouver Maneuvers
    City Guide

    Vancouver Maneuvers

    Vancouver, British Columbia, offers a dramatic natural setting, but as Omer Arbel shows us, there’s more to the city of glass than an immaculate reflection.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: João Canziani

  13. Oslo, Norway
    City Guide

    Oslo, Norway

    A sleepy capital perched by the sea, Oslo is in the midst of an architectural surge. The old port and the new opera house are just two examples of why Norway’s capital is pointing the way...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Jens Passoth

  14. Housing in Megacities is a Mess. What Can We Do About It?
    A Great Idea

    Housing in Megacities is a Mess. What Can We Do About It?

    Six teams of architects propose empowering new solutions for urban sprawl.

    written by: Patrick Sisson

  15. 15 Kitchens with Waterfall Counters
    House Tours

    15 Kitchens with Waterfall Counters

    Achieve a sleek, minimal look for your kitchen with a waterfall counter.

    written by: Andrea Smith

  16. Grafik180: CityArt by Publique Living

    Grafik180: CityArt by Publique Living

    Over the recent holidays I was out for a ramble here in San Francisco and happened into the shop ATYS. There I saw a handful of excellent prints from SF–based design firm Publique...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  17. This Place Matters

    This Place Matters

    May is National Preservation Month at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and to celebrate, they've rolled out a new online project called "This Place Matters." The idea is to...

    written by: David A. Greene

  18. Arkansas Honors Fay Jones

    Arkansas Honors Fay Jones

    I recently got a box of postcards comemorating the work of Arkansas architect Fay Jones and they were so wonderful that I wanted to put a few images of Jones' work online. Jones' contribution...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  19. Midgette on World's Best Concert Halls
    Three Buildings

    Midgette on World's Best Concert Halls

    I had the good fortune to meet Anne Midgette, a classical music critic for the Washington Post, a while back at the Post offices. Though we talked more about German baritone Dietrich Fischer...

    written by: Aaron Britt

  20. House in Fukawa
    House Tours

    House in Fukawa

    Our September Japan Style issue celebrates design influenced or inpired by Japanese culture. In conjunction with the issue, guest writer Cathelijne Nuijsink will be covering residential projects by...

    photos by: Toshiyuki Yano

  21. Restoring Mies's Villa Tugendhat
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    Restoring Mies's Villa Tugendhat

    Most home renovations don’t require trips to New York’s MoMA to look at original construction plans. But when you are working on one of architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s best...

    written by: Jacy Meyer
    photos by: David Židlický

  22. Rethinking Boston
    Event Spotlight

    Rethinking Boston

    How do you remake a city that's already been made? That's the question a group of students at the Boston Architectural College (BAC) will be tackling in a new design competition sponsored by the...

    written by: Lamar Anderson

  23. Railroad Revival
    House Tours

    Railroad Revival

    It isn't often that your eight-year-old son helps you decide on an architect, but that is how homeowners Connie DeWitt and Kam Kasravi became well-acquainted with architect David Fenster of Modulus...

    written by: Olivia Martin

  24. Eye in the Sky: Urban Apartment Overlooking NYC's The High Line
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    Eye in the Sky: Urban Apartment Overlooking NYC's The High Line

    An apartment overlooking the High Line in New York City captures views of a constantly changing urban landscape.

    written by: Beth Dunlop
    photos by: Christopher Wahl

  25. An Angular Futuristic House in Georgia
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    An Angular Futuristic House in Georgia

    The Decatur, Georgia, residence belonging to two book authors is an angular exercise in creating a dynamic structure. "It has energy and does not feel heavy or is static," says architect Staffan...

    written by: Diana Budds