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  1. Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
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    Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan

    Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how, Motoshi Yatabe’s new house is all in the family.

    written by: Mimi Zeiger
    photos by: Dean Kaufman

  2. It Takes a Villa
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    It Takes a Villa

    Enric Ruiz-Geli’s firm Cloud9 designed the suburban house of the future—it also happens to be sustainable.

    written by: Karim Massoteau
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel

  3. The W Hollywood Residences

    The W Hollywood Residences

    A transit-oriented mixed-use development in image-obsessed Hollywood? You bet your Botox. This Dwell on Design partner delivers something the hood's been craving: Sustainable, high-density glitz.

    written by: Alissa Walker

  4. Swiss Mix
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    Swiss Mix

    Built for a young family of Spartan-minded clients, architect Felix Oesch's spare, concrete prefab outside of Zurich is a marvel of clean living.

    written by: Grant Gibson
    photos by: Hertha Hurnaus

  5. Norwegian Wood
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    Norwegian Wood

    Designing a house for this setting was a thrilling puzzle of aesthetics and terrain for a young architect. The house they built that year suited the couple for 30 years of long summer vacations,...

    written by: Margit Bisztray
    photos by: Pia Ulin

  6. EggO Centric
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    EggO Centric

    A69 Architects were called upon to match concrete with concrete for this family home in Prague. Helping block the gaze of the high-rises next door, the roof slab of the EggO House, like an...

    written by: Michael Dumiak
    photos by: Jens Passoth

  7. Bookbinding
    Home Work


    For those who adore the beauty of a blank-page-in-waiting, behold! The incredible allure of a hardback book you make yourself is just too damn much to resist.

    written by: Jordan Kushins

  8. 6 Bright White Houses
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    6 Bright White Houses

    These dwellings prove that white is the opposite of a boring facade choice.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  9. An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador
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    An Innovative Modular Building System in Ecuador

    Seeking a way to blend architecture into the natural environment, a pair of Ecuador-based designers invents a new modular building system.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: João Canziani

  10. MyWorld Lounge System by Philippe Starck
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    MyWorld Lounge System by Philippe Starck

    Philippe Starck saw the new MyWorld sofa system in his dreams. The acclaimed designer doesn’t use computers, watch movies or television, nor find himself with much time to occupy his own couch. In...

    written by: Sara Carpenter

  11. Webshop We Love: Still House

    Webshop We Love: Still House

    East Village boutique Still House has a quiet but powerful stock of home goods, all shoppable online.

    written by: Kelsey Keith

  12. 14 Smart Designs Made in the U.S.A.

    14 Smart Designs Made in the U.S.A.

    The 2014 edition of our annual Made in America issue, coming to newsstands soon, features the best regional products from the U.S. of A. Here, check out even more American-made finds, handpicked by...

    written by: Dwell Staff

  13. MASHstudios Height-Adjustable Work Table

    MASHstudios Height-Adjustable Work Table

    Bernard Brucha of Venice, California–based MASHstudios was inspired by 20th-century industrial design for the form of the height-adjustable work table, originally created as a custom piece for...

    written by: Erika Heet

  14. Creative Patterns for the Bathroom
    Rooms We Love

    Creative Patterns for the Bathroom

    Unexpected materials enliven these inviting bathrooms.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  15. Made in the USA

    Made in the USA

    From sea to shining sea, the United States holds a wide stratum of makers. Here we’ve collected the newest products from our favorite welders, weavers, and woodworkers, to name just a few.

    written by: Kelsey Keith

  16. How to Renovate Your Kitchen Cabinets
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    How to Renovate Your Kitchen Cabinets

    We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help you update your home while saving money. For more ideas, check out how...

    written by: Dwell Staff

  17. 5 Ways to Use Concrete in the Kitchen
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    5 Ways to Use Concrete in the Kitchen

    The sturdy material is a solid choice for islands, countertops, and beyond.

    written by: Allie Weiss

  18. Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge Finalists Announced

    Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge Finalists Announced

    Out of 144 prospective applicants, 10 have been selected as finalists to move onto the next round for the Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge sponsored by the Schmidt Family Foundation...

    written by: Eujin Rhee

  19. Material ConneXion Library Has Over 7,500 Innovative Materials

    Material ConneXion Library Has Over 7,500 Innovative Materials

    Andrew Dent, a scientist and the vice president of Library and Materials Research at Material ConneXion, shares intel on the advancements impacting residential design.

    written by: Diana Budds

  20. Product

    These Containers Eliminate a Common NYC Eyesore: Exposed Trash Bins

    CitiBin is looking to solve a typical problem in New York City: ugly trash bins detracting from an otherwise pleasant block. Here, we take a look at the product, which is currently being used in...

    written by: Allie Weiss

  21. Spirit of the South
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    Spirit of the South

    With neighboring duplexes supplying rental income, two Knoxville architects patiently—and affordably—craft their dream home.

    written by: Georgina Gustin
    photos by: Hollis Bennett

  22. A Simple Plan
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    A Simple Plan

    A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction process.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Dwight Eschliman

  23. A Potrero Hill Renovation
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    A Potrero Hill Renovation

    San Francisco architect Cary Bernstein recently completed this renovation and expansion of an old cottage in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood. The cottage had suffered a series of...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Cesar Rubio

  24. Pursuing Perfection
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    Pursuing Perfection

    Resuscitating a classic can be time-consuming and pricey, but when it comes to the rehabilitation of neglected masterpieces, one Connecticut couple finds it’s worth every minute and cent.

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Mark Seelen

  25. V&A Pattern Series II

    V&A Pattern Series II

    Last year, the Victoria and Albert Museum dug into its archives of decorative textile patterns and published its first set of pattern books. Next week, the London museum will release the second set...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake