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  1. Dwell Store Gift Guide: For Him
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    Dwell Store Gift Guide: For Him

    He knows what he likes, and he likes things he can use. Show you appreciate his love of purposeful products by getting him a gift from our collection, like a minimalist bottle opener or a classic...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    11.22.15

  2. Watch How a Sculptor’s Cliffside Glass House Seems to Grow Out of the Rocks
    Houses We Love

    Watch How a Sculptor’s Cliffside Glass House Seems to Grow Out of the Rocks

    As a sculptor who spent years living and working in France, Loraine Strait always dreamed of living closely with nature and garnering daily inspiration from a neighboring river. When she stumbled...

    written by: Paige Alexus
    02.29.16

  3. Proof That a Modern Fireplace Can Be the Defining Factor of a Space
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    Proof That a Modern Fireplace Can Be the Defining Factor of a Space

    No matter where you're located or what time of the year it is, having a fireplace in your home is a treasure that’s continuously sought after. Besides the obvious benefits of keeping a fire going...

    written by: Paige Alexus
    05.23.16

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    How One Company is Combining Net-Zero Performance with Prefabricated Architecture

    Point Zero's homes combine energy-efficient construction and health-oriented design without sacrificing the comfort or aesthetics you expect in a modern home.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    10.12.15

  5. Material Focus: Concrete
    House Tours

    Material Focus: Concrete

    In this Material Focus installment, we examine béton brut—roughly finished exposed concrete—a modern design idea popularized by architects like Le Corbusier and Auguste Perret.

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.19.13

  6. How To: Indoor Concrete Floors
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    How To: Indoor Concrete Floors

    Concrete flooring is cheap, durable, and not as cold as its reputation suggests—these eight homeowners show how to get the look.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    04.21.14

  7. Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
    Houses We Love

    Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan

    In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a 793-square-foot home out of canted concrete boxes.

    written by: Joanne Furio
    photos by: Iwan Baan
    10.18.13

  8. 5 Modern Concrete Floors
    Rooms We Love

    5 Modern Concrete Floors

    Do you think polished concrete flooring is too cold for interiors? These spaces prove otherwise.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    05.15.15

  9. Rooms We Love

    5 Ways to Use Concrete in the Bathroom

    These modern bathrooms prove concrete can work in every corner of the house, and in surprisingly versatile ways.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    09.22.15

  10. 5 Ways to Use Concrete in the Kitchen
    Rooms We Love

    5 Ways to Use Concrete in the Kitchen

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

    written by: Allie Weiss
    07.10.15

  11. 7 Homes that Make Great Use of Concrete
    Houses We Love

    7 Homes that Make Great Use of Concrete

    Often considered cold and minimal, concrete pairs well with natural landscapes and can be a surprisingly inviting interior treatment. Click through the slideshow to see some of our favorite examples.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.20.14

  12. 8 Amazing Concrete Renovations
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    8 Amazing Concrete Renovations

    There are many reasons to build with concrete: it’s cheap, durable, and minimalistic. Whether adding new concrete elements or exposing old ones, these home renovations make impressive use of the...

    07.29.14

  13. A Concrete Double Villa in Switzerland
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    A Concrete Double Villa in Switzerland

    A glass-and-concrete mountainside lair is fit for a Bond villain with a penchant for stunning Alpine views.

    written by: Robert Landon
    photos by: Hélène Binet
    01.20.13

  14. Outdoor

    10 Concrete Patios We Love

    These concrete patios are perfect for autumnal barbecues or just taking in the changing foliage.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    10.15.15

  15. 5 Unconventional Concrete Accessories for the Home and Office
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    5 Unconventional Concrete Accessories for the Home and Office

    Concrete isn't just for floors and walls anymore. Break out of the mold with these 5 concrete accessories for the home and office.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.16.13

  16. 6 Bathrooms Made of Concrete
    Rooms We Love

    6 Bathrooms Made of Concrete

    Concrete in the bathroom is modern, on-trend, and versatile.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    05.21.15

  17. We Recommend

    How to Do Polished Concrete Floors

    Easy-to-maintain, low-cost polished concrete adds a smooth sheen to these seven homes.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    10.20.15

  18. Concrete Proof: 9 Ways to Design with Cement
    House Tours

    Concrete Proof: 9 Ways to Design with Cement

    Concrete may seem brutalist to some, but consider its many applications: buff, polished, waxed, and turned into panels for a facade. Here are nine Dwell homes that make incredible use of the material.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.19.13

  19. Houses We Love

    6 Surprisingly Colorful Concrete Homes

    Concrete acts as a blank canvas for these homeowners to get creative with color.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    07.23.15

  20. 6 Concrete Homes We Love
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    6 Concrete Homes We Love

    From a prefab house in Switzerland to a remodeled apartment in the Slovak Republic, these homes make use of an often ignored building material.

    written by: Ivane Soyombo
    06.25.13

  21. We Recommend

    5 Unexpected Uses for Concrete at Home

    It's no secret we're concrete advocates. These inspired use-cases show why.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    12.16.15

  22. Rooms We Love

    5 Concrete Kitchens We Love

    Concrete is hard, durable, and waterproof - what better material to survive the beating that a family kitchen dishes out? See these 5 modern examples of concrete in the modern kitchen.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    09.02.15

  23. This Self-Taught Designer Shakes Up Everything You Know About Concrete
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    This Self-Taught Designer Shakes Up Everything You Know About Concrete

    Fu-Tung Cheng speaks about concrete, the craft of building, and how his new material offering—ShapeCrete—is an accessible tool for all.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    03.20.16

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    7 Ingenious Concrete Buildings

    These beauties are a great reminder why architects love the hard stuff. Employed in everything from towering skyscrapers to underground lairs, concrete is the material of choice for eccentric...

    written by: Erika Heet
    07.09.15

  25. Rooms We Love

    A Look at Polished Concrete in 5 Modern Homes

    Reflective and bright in the light, polished concrete's industrial character can verge on gloomy depending how its used. Explore its diverse uses in these five unique homes.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    02.01.16

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