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  1. Glowing Box Home in Japan
    Houses We Love

    Glowing Box Home in Japan

    A luminescent house brightens a block in Hiroshima, Japan.

    written by: Winifred Bird
    photos by: Toshiyuki Yano
    07.24.13

  2. Growth Spurt
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    Growth Spurt

    These five homes feature ecologically mindful landscape designs. Take a look for inspiration!

    written by: Jami Smith
    03.06.13

  3. 6 White Hot Homes in Tropical Paradise
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    6 White Hot Homes in Tropical Paradise

    Nothing keeps out the tropical sun like a cool white exterior. Six homes in vacation destinations around the world incorporate white walls into fresh contemporary design.

    written by: Emma Marsano
    06.26.13

  4. How To Create a Small Space Garden
    Outdoor

    How To Create a Small Space Garden

    Don’t have ten acres to stuff full of perennials? Fret not! Gardens can make a big impact even on a small scale. Four designers share their visions of how to landscape within a tiny footprint.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    03.20.14

  5. Queens
    House Tours

    Queens

    The 84-block trip south to Times Square is surprisingly speedy. But when I transfer to the 7 for the journey to Flushing–Main Street, its final stop, time slows. The train becomes elevated...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Jake Stangel
    02.14.11

  6. 7 Dreamy Outdoor Gardens
    Green

    7 Dreamy Outdoor Gardens

    These gardens blur the boundaries between natural and manmade landscape, providing a welcome escape from the bustle of daily life.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    07.10.14

  7. Cool Public Benches in Vancouver
    A Great Idea

    Cool Public Benches in Vancouver

    The Urban Reef, a sculptural series of benches and pavilions, will be open to the public throughout the summer.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.06.14

  8. Best of Milan: Multi-Use Hubs Rethink the Kitchen
    Product Reviews

    Best of Milan: Multi-Use Hubs Rethink the Kitchen

    A collection of flexible islands by Raw Edges for Caesarstone explore endless options for the kitchen.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.25.14

  9. Remaking New York's LGBT Community Center
    Renovation

    Remaking New York's LGBT Community Center

    A $9.2 million renovation looks to the future while preserving the past.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Travis Mark
    12.21.14

  10. The Modern Bride’s Guide to Wedding Registries
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    The Modern Bride’s Guide to Wedding Registries

    Riddle us this: Why would a couple register for fondue pots and salt spoons in 2015? Don't fret: Dwell has rounded up everything you need to know when it comes to building a house's worth of modern...

    written by: Alex Ronan
    01.20.15

  11. Material ConneXion Library Has Over 7,500 Innovative Materials
    Profiles

    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
    01.29.15

  12. Creative Patterns for the Bathroom
    Rooms We Love

    Creative Patterns for the Bathroom

    Unexpected materials enliven these inviting bathrooms.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.20.15

  13. Hale & Hardie: 5 Resilient Homes Made of Hardie Board
    Houses We Love

    Hale & Hardie: 5 Resilient Homes Made of Hardie Board

    Hardie board siding, known generically as cement board, is a durable, affordable exterior cladding that's risen in popularity over the past 30 years. Here we highlight a few homes that make strong...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.07.15

  14. These Designers Will Take No Shortcuts in Their Quest for High-Quality American Design
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    These Designers Will Take No Shortcuts in Their Quest for High-Quality American Design

    Based on tenets of good design and lasting craftsmanship, Kalon Studios keeps it stateside.

    04.24.15

  15. Modern Shades Boast Advanced Technology and a Sleek, Minimal Design
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    Modern Shades Boast Advanced Technology and a Sleek, Minimal Design

    Designer James Geiger is the mastermind behind the high-tech shading technology available in J|Geiger products. As the brand launches nationally, with new showrooms in New York and Los Angeles, we...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.27.15

  16. 5 Nightstands We Love
    We Recommend

    5 Nightstands We Love

    Handy for storing nocturnal necessities, these nightstands make great additions to any bedroom.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.06.15

  17. Glowing Report: 5 Softly-Lit Houses
    Houses We Love

    Glowing Report: 5 Softly-Lit Houses

    These lamp-like homes light up their blocks—literally.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.14.15

  18. Dynamic Office Furniture for the Future of Work
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    Dynamic Office Furniture for the Future of Work

    As work becomes more flexible and open-ended, so too must office furniture. These functional, efficient pieces were made for the modern workplace.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.29.15

  19. 4 Concrete Prefabs
    Houses We Love

    4 Concrete Prefabs

    See what happens when an inflexible material meets a typology that's based on versatility.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.18.15

  20. Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture
    In The Modern World

    Charles Birnbaum on the Future of Landscape Architecture

    Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are finally waking up to the glories of modernist landscape architecture.

    written by: Charles Birnbaum
    03.15.13

  21. The W Hollywood Residences
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    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
    05.20.09

  22. Minneapolis, MN
    House Tours

    Minneapolis, MN

    Linden Hills, a leafy neighborhood in southwest Minneapolis abutting recreational Lake Calhoun, is a spot where few fences divide the ranch houses from the Cape Cods and the bungalows, most of them...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Chad Holder
    01.16.09

  23. 7 Ways to Use Salvaged Wood
    Renovation

    7 Ways to Use Salvaged Wood

    As dedicated modernists, we consider sustainability a baseline need, not an added bonus. One method is reusing existing materials in new way, so we've rounded up a few inspiring projects that...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.18.14

  24. 10 Sun-Filled Small Spaces
    Houses We Love

    10 Sun-Filled Small Spaces

    Constrained by minimal square footage, small houses run the risk of feeling cramped and claustrophobic. The best solutions often involve copious amounts of natural light.

    07.08.14

  25. Kansas City Makes It Right
    A Great Idea

    Kansas City Makes It Right

    Kansas City, Missouri, is the home of Make It Right's latest community revitalization project. Though the neighborhood of Manheim Park hasn't been affected by a natural disaster, it's been...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.13.13

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