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  1. San Diego Cadres
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    San Diego Cadres

    In 2006, architect Nathan Lee Colkitt, whose firm has designed affordable, modern housing, a challenged athletes foundation and a conceptual Cuban immigrant museum, was in search of a live/work...

    written by: Erika Heet
    10.22.10

  2. Capital Gains: Sacramento Remodel
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    Capital Gains: Sacramento Remodel

    Sacramento architectural designer Curtis Popp bought and renovated, in three months, a five-bedroom, three-bath, 2,900-square-foot house that had, over the years, succumbed to a growing...

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.01.11

  3. Smart Designs for Small Kitchens
    Rooms We Love

    Smart Designs for Small Kitchens

    Get smaller and smarter with your home kitchen—you don't need a ton of square footage to cook a great meal. Take inspiration from these small spaces that sport petite kitchens that aren't at all...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.15.14

  4. Stocking Stuffer Homes: Small, Mighty, and Under 1,000 Square Feet
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    Stocking Stuffer Homes: Small, Mighty, and Under 1,000 Square Feet

    Good things come in small packages: an important lesson to consider during the holiday season, and all year round, especially when crafting a modern abode.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.22.14

  5. 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
    12.31.12

  6. Hero Design Studio
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    Hero Design Studio

    For many setting out to make it on their own, a storefront is a destination. But for husband-wife team Mark Brickey and Beth Manos Brickey of Hero Design Studio, their shop in Buffalo's Allentown...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.05.11

  7. Pooling Around
    Outdoor

    Pooling Around

    We take a look at 10 of our favorite swimming pools and pool houses from over the years. Whether for recreation, exercise, or simply to beat the heat, these pools (and in some cases their...

    02.01.13

  8. 6 Urban Cars We Love
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    6 Urban Cars We Love

    Vehicle manufacturers wise up to the demands of urban dwellers.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Ian Galvin
    09.05.13

  9. A Scandinavian-Inspired Modern Kitchen
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    A Scandinavian-Inspired Modern Kitchen

    To celebrate the launch of American Standard's DXV line, designer Susan Serra creates a modern kitchen inspired by Nordic crafts and contemporary furniture. “Scandinavian design is my personal...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.27.14

  10. Milan Design Week 2014 Recap
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    Milan Design Week 2014 Recap

    Our editors' picks from Milan's annual design week, including the Salone Internazionale del Mobile fairground and the design districts around town. Check out preview posts (onsite and offsite) as...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    04.15.14

  11. An Interior Designer's Artful and Art-Filled NYC Town House
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    An Interior Designer's Artful and Art-Filled NYC Town House

    Interior designer Sandra Nunnerley brings together art and antiques to create harmony in her own apartment.

    written by: Sam Eichblatt
    04.27.15

  12. Designing for Kids: 5 Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional
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    Designing for Kids: 5 Rooms That Put the Fun in Functional

    For a youthful perspective on design's playful potential, look no farther than this slideshow. These five rooms put the fun back in functional.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    08.08.13

  13. How to Design with Hexagon Patterns
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    How to Design with Hexagon Patterns

    The hexagon has been long favored in design, most often implemented in tile. Here are examples from our design archives, plus our favorite products that celebrate the motif.

    written by: Erika Heet
    09.03.13

  14. Design 101

    7 Novel Space-Saving Designs

    When we talk to architects who specialize in small space, they frequently list built-ins as an excellent way to save space. These 7 projects take that strategy to heart and add a big dash on...

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    10.08.15

  15. We Recommend

    9 Modern Rooms With Colorful, Alluring Tile

    Culled from the archives of Dwell, these stunning rooms make the case for modern tile.

    written by: Aileen Kwun
    12.04.15

  16. Houses We Love

    7 Minimalist Modern Homes

    White surfaces and clean lines are the order of the day for these striking abodes.

    written by: Zachary Edelson
    01.12.16

  17. 10 Party-Friendly Houses Perfect for Entertaining
    Houses We Love

    10 Party-Friendly Houses Perfect for Entertaining

    Let's raise a toast to the hosts at these ten festive residences.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.07.15

  18. 18 Modern Living Rooms
    Rooms We Love

    18 Modern Living Rooms

    These living rooms showcase modern furniture collections while maintaining a welcoming ambience.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    05.05.15

  19. Less Is Amore
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    Less Is Amore

    With its architectural history reaching back to the ancient Greeks, Syracuse, on the island of Sicily, has plenty of old bones. In 2001, while still students, native sons Francesco (now an...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel
    05.08.11

  20. Modern Vintage: 2241 House
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    Modern Vintage: 2241 House

    Tres Birds Workshop design principal Mike Moore likes making people think. For the renovation of an over 80-year-old home in Boulder, Colorado, where his firm is located, he mixed modern and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.07.09

  21. Cardigan Bay's Textile Design Revolution
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    Cardigan Bay's Textile Design Revolution

    It seems an unlikely place to come across a design revolution, but if you venture into the valleys of the Pembrokeshire coast in west Wales you will find a thriving creative community. Inspired by...

    written by: Ali Morris
    07.11.12

  22. The Chatwal Hotel
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    The Chatwal Hotel

    The prevailing approach to landmark preservation in New York tends to be either/or—i.e., if it’s not worthy of embalming, knock it down—which has deprived the city of many fine...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    12.02.10

  23. 7 Dream Trips on 7 Continents
    Travel Reports

    7 Dream Trips on 7 Continents

    We can't all be Charles Veley, “the world’s most traveled man,” but for travelers planning their next journey, G Adventures is ready to help. Based on the core values of “Love, lead, embrace,...

    written by: Morgan deBoer
    07.06.13

  24. London Design Festival: Day 2
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    London Design Festival: Day 2

    I spent my second day at the London Design Festival in the Shoreditch Design Triangle in East London. The neighborhood is a good deal scrappier than where I was in the west yesterday, but the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Aaron Britt
    09.21.11

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