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  1. 10 Ways to Use Shoji Screens
    Design 101

    10 Ways to Use Shoji Screens

    Shoji screens are used everywhere from George Nakashima's Reception House to actor Vincent Kartheiser's tiny Hollywood bungalow, and they remain a time-tested way of allowing light in and keeping...

    written by: Erika Heet
    11.25.13

  2. American Cycle: Modern Gear for Biking
    Product

    American Cycle: Modern Gear for Biking

    Dwell’s roundup of tech-savvy biking gear and stylish new cycles will give you more reasons to ride. In a poor paraphrase of George Orwell, two wheels good, four wheels bad.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.20.14

  3. Concorso d'Eleganza 2010
    Travel Reports

    Concorso d'Eleganza 2010

    On the banks of Lake Como, in the Lombardy region of Italy, rests the location of one of the most prestigious automobile events in the world, the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este....

    written by: Bret Robins
    photos by: Bret Robins
    05.24.10

  4. Villa La Roche
    Travel Reports

    Villa La Roche

    Nestled in a leafy alleyway in Paris's famous 16th arrondissement, Villa La Roche is a prime reflection of modernist architecture in France.  Built between 1923 and 1925 by Le Corbusier, it...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Tiffany Chu
    07.13.10

  5. The Making of Modern Furniture
    How To

    The Making of Modern Furniture

    We chat with the designers and the factories who produce some of the most iconic pieces of furniture. Plus, learn the real cost of rip-offs.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.07.14

  6. Logo Showdown
    Post

    Logo Showdown

    I recently spent an afternoon merrily clicking my way through 'Brand New,' a website manned by Bryony Gomez-Palacio and Armin Vit, two graphic designers who dedicate themselves to, among other...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.26.10

  7. Maison & Objet: Part 2
    Travel Reports

    Maison & Objet: Part 2

    I'm just back from Paris, and still processing all the exciting new furnishings, accessories, and objets I spied at Maison & Objet over the weekend. In case you missed my first dispatch, check...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    01.27.11

  8. New Power Generation
    Green

    New Power Generation

    Long before smoke-spouting power plants were relegated to the remote outskirts of the industrial city, large-scale energy generators were common sights in urban landscapes. Pushback from the...

    written by: Asami Novak
    01.03.11

  9. Winners of "Healthy Homes" for Haiti
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    Winners of "Healthy Homes" for Haiti

    In the wake of the devastating earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010, ARCHIVE, a non-profit whose efforts center on the use of housing as a strategy for preventing illness and providing care among...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.12.11

  10. Preview the February 'Modern for Less' Issue
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    Preview the February 'Modern for Less' Issue

    Our “Modern for Less” issue is packed with ideas for wallets big and small. From trimming expenses without sacrificing quality during a renovation to a roundup of products that will give you the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    01.04.13

  11. 7 Modern Homes in France
    Houses We Love

    7 Modern Homes in France

    Vive la France! Take a desktop tour of the best in contemporary French architecture and interior design with a stroll through the Dwell archives.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.14.14

  12. Austere: Scandinavian Super Store Comes to New York
    Dwell on Design

    Austere: Scandinavian Super Store Comes to New York

    Austere, a concept store touting Scandinavian design at every scale, opened in 2014 in Los Angeles. Now founder Fredrik Carlström brings his ideas and Nordic know-how to the Northeast—debuting with...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.22.14

  13. 100-Year-Old Service Shed in Slovenia Becomes a Miniature Home
    Houses We Love

    100-Year-Old Service Shed in Slovenia Becomes a Miniature Home

    Dekleva Gregorič Architects turned a former utility building into a stylish, self-sufficient home with a downstairs living space and bathroom linked to two upstairs bedrooms by a sculptural, custom...

    written by: Sam Eichblatt
    04.12.15

  14. Going Underground: 3 Houses Built Into the Land
    Houses We Love

    Going Underground: 3 Houses Built Into the Land

    Some of the coolest houses, literally and figuratively, are underground—built into the land. To see three subterranean high-design homes, click through our slideshow.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    07.31.13

  15. Top 5 Houses on Dwell This Week
    House Tours

    Top 5 Houses on Dwell This Week

    As the weekend slowly draws to a near, we've gathered up five of our most clicked on homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.15.13

  16. Unbuilt San Francisco
    Event Spotlight

    Unbuilt San Francisco

    Visions of the future have long captivated audiences—science-fiction fans, designers, and architects alike. A new exhibition organized by the AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture +...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.22.13

  17. Top 5 Houses on Dwell This Week
    Week in Review

    Top 5 Houses on Dwell This Week

    As the weekend slowly draws to a near, we've gathered up five of our most clicked on homes on Dwell this week for your perusal.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    09.12.13

  18. Little Cabin In the Woods: 7 Homes We Love
    Houses We Love

    Little Cabin In the Woods: 7 Homes We Love

    Nothing screams "late fall" like a trip to a cabin. These seven homes fit the coziness bill, but with a modern slant that brings the housing typology into the 21st century.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    10.18.13

  19. Maggie’s Centres: A Blueprint for Cancer Care
    Event Spotlight

    Maggie’s Centres: A Blueprint for Cancer Care

    A striking set of designs for patient treatment centers showcases architecture’s power to heal.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.02.14

  20. Tiny Cabins in the Vermont Woods Commune With Nature
    Houses We Love

    Tiny Cabins in the Vermont Woods Commune With Nature

    Architects Joan M. Soranno and John Cook forge five guest cabins that embrace the landscape and celebrate the spirit of a classical music festival that takes place on the pastoral Marlboro College...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.17.15

  21. A Passive House Grows in Brooklyn
    House Tours

    A Passive House Grows in Brooklyn

    The R-951 project shows ultra-efficient, green construction is possible in the big city.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.22.15

  22. Bridging Old & New in Indonesia
    House Tours

    Bridging Old & New in Indonesia

    The specter of one's grown child moving back home doesn't excite all parents, but in Surakarta, in the Central Java Province of Indonesia, one couple took the homecoming as an opportunity to double...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    03.29.11

  23. Renovated Midcentury Home in Austin Doubles Square Footage
    House Tours

    Renovated Midcentury Home in Austin Doubles Square Footage

    For over fifty years, A.D. Stenger was a unique figure in the American architectural landscape. Idiosyncratic and independent, Stenger acted as developer, architect, and builder to produce his own...

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    10.14.14

  24. 5 Beach House Renovations
    Renovation

    5 Beach House Renovations

    Expansive or modest, the renovations of these beachside abodes turned them into super inviting retreats.

    written by: Andrea Smith
    05.07.15

  25. The Sky is the Limit
    Post

    The Sky is the Limit

    These stilted homes transcend traditional architecture.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    02.12.13

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