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  1. House of the Week: Stacked Shipping Container Apartment
    Houses We Love

    House of the Week: Stacked Shipping Container Apartment

    Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.05.15

  2. A Gathering Spot and Emergency Resource for New York's Community Gardens
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    A Gathering Spot and Emergency Resource for New York's Community Gardens

    In a community garden in the Bronx, a structure will serve as a shelter for recreation, and as a sustainable power source in an emergency.

    written by: William Lamb
    05.09.14

  3. The Real Cost of Rip-Offs
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    The Real Cost of Rip-Offs

    Knockoff furnishings may be cheap, but for the design industry, they come with a heavy price.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.22.12

  4. Adventurous Apartment Building Made of 36 Shipping Containers
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    Adventurous Apartment Building Made of 36 Shipping Containers

    Three dozen shipping containers find a safe port in a modern apartment building in Mexico.

    written by: Dora Vanette
    12.10.14

  5. Black, Red, and Green All Over
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    Black, Red, and Green All Over

    A dramatic house in Australia drew its architectural inspiration from Mies van der Rohe but got its color from fresh tomato sauce.

    written by: Catherine Franklin
    photos by: Peter Hyatt
    04.30.09

  6. Salvage Love
    My House

    Salvage Love

    The first year out of college is a wildcard for most people. Whether spent bumming around Europe with a backpack or slogging through a suffocating desk job, it’s often a year with little...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    photos by: Misty Keasler
    01.14.09

  7. 5 Bold Homes with Cutaway Walls
    Houses We Love

    5 Bold Homes with Cutaway Walls

    No, they're not works in progress, these transparent houses were left to look unfinished on purpose.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    06.08.15

  8. Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
    Renovation

    Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment

    In Clerkenwell, an architect re-imagines a space to bring out the "dramatic geometry" of its concrete ceiling.

    written by: William Lamb
    06.12.14

  9. Need a Break? Unwind for an Hour in a Modern, Private Space
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    Need a Break? Unwind for an Hour in a Modern, Private Space

    Breather is a concept that gives users access to well-designed private spaces in cities when they're in a pinch. Envisioned as spots to unwind or have a meeting, these compact spaces can be...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    12.23.14

  10. Houses We Love

    5 Small Spaces with Flexible Furniture

    These homes demonstrate how to maintain a high quality of life even when space is at a minimum.

    written by: William Harrison
    11.23.15

  11. Vintage Design on a Dime
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    Vintage Design on a Dime

    We profiled The Vintage Bazaar, a pop-up market in Chicago started by Libby Alexander and Katherine Raz, as our October 2011 Design Finder. Here, Libby welcomes us into her home where she shares...

    written by: Libby Alexander
    10.28.11

  12. An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
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    An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico

    By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a high-design vacation home for just $70 per square foot.

    written by: Robert Landon
    photos by: Mauricio Alejo
    01.29.13

  13. Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition
    House Tours

    Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition

     “I can show you what it was…and what it is,” 
Joe Dolce says, delineating the slight, 250-square-foot addition to his Long Island summer home.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Raimund Koch
    03.04.09

  14. Minnesota Nice: Great Design from the Land of 10,000 Lakes
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    Minnesota Nice: Great Design from the Land of 10,000 Lakes

    Minnesotans have a quiet reputation, but these homes, hotels, and outdoor spaces speak volumes.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.16.15

  15. Modern Home in a California Resort Town
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    Modern Home in a California Resort Town

    A storied 1980 party house enters a mellower chapter of intimate gatherings filled with canapés, crooners, and cocktails.

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: JUCO
    08.22.12

  16. A Modular Beachside Getaway in Australia
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    A Modular Beachside Getaway in Australia

    Putting her architectural training to work, a resident of Merricks, Australia, helps design a modular beachside getaway for her family.

    written by: Georgie Bean
    photos by: Lisa Cohen
    12.24.13

  17. Coop Dreams
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    Coop Dreams

    Switching coasts from Brooklyn to Portland gave architects Mitchell Snyder and Shelley Martin a new set of unexpected clients: three young hens.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: John Clark
    10.18.10

  18. Modern Recycled House in the Netherlands
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    Modern Recycled House in the Netherlands

    In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap, from old billboards to broken umbrellas.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Mark Seelen
    01.17.11

  19. New Kitchen Materials You Should Know About
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    New Kitchen Materials You Should Know About

    As KitchenAid unveils its black stainless steel line, we take a look at new material trends in the kitchen.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    06.15.15

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    An Austin Airbnb Is a Blissful Getaway

    At their spacious Airbnb in Austin, Paul and Jessica D’Arcy demonstrate how modern hospitality can be intimate at any scale.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    07.21.15

  21. Homes with Distinctive Facades
    Houses We Love

    Homes with Distinctive Facades

    We approve of these bold homes' first impressions.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    01.22.15

  22. Passive Materials Cool this Bright White Tropical Home
    Houses We Love

    Passive Materials Cool this Bright White Tropical Home

    Concrete and granite fill a refreshingly minimal update in Coconut Grove, Florida.

    written by: Emma Janzen
    03.26.15

  23. Houses We Love

    7 Tips for Tiny Apartments

    From smart storage ideas to double-duty furniture, these urban dwellings are prime examples of living small.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    06.23.15

  24. 8 Ingenious Storage Solutions
    Rooms We Love

    8 Ingenious Storage Solutions

    From disappearing shelves to under-stair solutions, these homes find clever ways to approach the perennial problem of storage.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.18.14

  25. The Modern Baby: Part Two
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    The Modern Baby: Part Two

    For even more nifty nursery ideas, we checked in with the owner of online children's emporium fawn&forest and modern parent, Summer Robertson. Fawn&forest was founded two years after the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.31.12

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