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  1. 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

  2. A Dramatic Viewing Platform in Tasmania
    Finishing Touch

    A Dramatic Viewing Platform in Tasmania

    Australian firm Room11 creates a viewing structure that helps visitors understand their surroundings.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ben Hosking
    04.03.14

  3. Imaginary Artist Houses (And Their Dwell Counterparts)
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    Imaginary Artist Houses (And Their Dwell Counterparts)

    Federico Babina's Archist City imagines what artist's own houses might look like—and while the resulting architecture is only imaginary, we've rounded up a few Dwell homes that fit the bill.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.21.14

  4. Did You Say Dogtrot? 8 Modern Variations on Vernacular Style
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    Did You Say Dogtrot? 8 Modern Variations on Vernacular Style

    Present-day interpretations of vernacular architecture can skew more modern than you might think—these examples from the pages of Dwell prove that tying a home to its location is a move that never...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.01.14

  5. Come to the Sunshine: 8 Warm-Weather Dwellings
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    Come to the Sunshine: 8 Warm-Weather Dwellings

    With much of the Eastern seaboard hunkering down for the season's first blizzard, we offer these eight homes in balmy climes as a distraction from the snow outside.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.26.15

  6. New McDonald
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    New McDonald

    For Katie and Scott McDonald, moving into a Rhode Island family home meant recasting the previously renovated house as a sanctuary of peaceful, Japanese-inspired design.

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: John Horner
    01.08.12

  7. Best Booth Designs at Salone 2013
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    Best Booth Designs at Salone 2013

    As you may have noticed, Dwell is in Milan this week to scout for new furniture, accessories, and lighting at the Salone Internazionale del Mobile and the various satellite fairs around town. It's...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.12.13

  8. 8 Modern High-Design Kitchen Products
    Product Reviews

    8 Modern High-Design Kitchen Products

    From a revolutionary juicer to an architecturally inspired dish rack, shake a glance at eight of our favorite products to outfit arguably the most important room in the house with.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    05.28.13

  9. 6 Modern Lakeside Homes
    Houses We Love

    6 Modern Lakeside Homes

    They may range from humble wood cabins to contemporary architectural masterpieces, but the following 6 houses have one thing in common: each beautifully complements its lakeside setting.

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.23.13

  10. Energy and Technology at Dwell on Design
    Dwell on Design

    Energy and Technology at Dwell on Design

    Energy and technology will be showcased in a Dwell-curated pavilion and during onstage conversations at Dwell on Design in Los Angeles, June 20-22. Take a look through the slideshow for a preview.

    written by: Sarah Amandolare
    06.17.14

  11. Spanish Design in "Bravos"
    Event Spotlight

    Spanish Design in "Bravos"

    BRAVOS: Groundbreaking Spanish Design will debut at the American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center in Washington, DC on April 2nd and will remain on view until May 15th. Thanks to BRAVOS,...

    written by: Meredith MacKenzie
    03.18.11

  12. Designed by POOL
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    Designed by POOL

    POOL is a design studio based in Paris and founded in late 2010 by Léa Padovani and Sébastien Kieffer, whose goal is to "explore associations between objects, architecture and images." They are...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.06.13

  13. Trend Alert: Geometric Design
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    Trend Alert: Geometric Design

    From architecture to furniture and products we are seeing geometric designs take off everywhere. The clean lines of simple geometric shapes are a perfect fit for the modern design aesthetic. Take a...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    01.14.14

  14. Mold It, Cast It
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    Mold It, Cast It

    From the first copper frog cast in Mesopotamia, molding and casting has progressed a long way in the realm of architecture and design since 3200 BC. Here's a roundup of some of our favorite recent...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    04.27.10

  15. 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

  16. Inside the Ford Foundation with Sheila Hicks
    Renovation

    Inside the Ford Foundation with Sheila Hicks

    Textile artist Sheila Hicks returns to New York City's Ford Foundation to replace a series of sublimely modernist wall hangings.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.08.14

  17. A Chocolate Bar that Tastes as Good as it Looks
    Food

    A Chocolate Bar that Tastes as Good as it Looks

    When it comes to confections, packaging often gets the high design treatment. But what about the treat itself? Dandelion, a San Francisco–based purveyor of ethically sourced chocolate, teamed up...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.24.14

  18. 6 Sky-High City Apartments
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    6 Sky-High City Apartments

    Bright perches around the world worth a second look.

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.06.15

  19. 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
    03.02.15

  20. Meet the Faces Behind Our Kitchen and Bath Issue
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    Meet the Faces Behind Our Kitchen and Bath Issue

    Our April 2015 issue spotlights modern residences from Madrid to Auckland with remarkable kitchens and bathrooms. Here, we introduce you to the photographers and writers that helped make the issue...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.04.15

  21. 7 Cool, Modern Sights in the Coachella Valley
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    7 Cool, Modern Sights in the Coachella Valley

    Didn’t score a ticket to Coachella? Never fear—there’s still much to see and do in the California desert valley that has long been a hipster mecca. Comprising Palm Springs, Palm Desert, Indio, La...

    written by: Erika Heet
    04.16.15

  22. 7 Sprawling Yards
    Outdoor

    7 Sprawling Yards

    Dwell's annual issue dedicated to the outdoors hits newsstands next week. In anticipation, we've selected seven expansive yards perfect for picnics, barbecues, and sunbathing.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.13.15

  23. 9 Relaxing Freestanding Tubs
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    9 Relaxing Freestanding Tubs

    Sit back and dream of relaxing in these freestanding tubs.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    06.03.15

  24. 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
    06.19.15

  25. Net Zero x Twenty = Solar Decathlon
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    Net Zero x Twenty = Solar Decathlon

    It’s the site where wars are protested, dreams declared, and millions still march, but on October 9 the National Mall in Washington, DC, will host a new revolution.

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    10.07.09

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