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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
    Green

    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
    The Argument

    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
    Green

    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
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    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. Renovation Opens Up a London Apartment
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    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

  8. Need a Break? Unwind for an Hour in a Modern, Private Space
    A Great Idea

    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

  9. 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

  10. Houses We Love

    Just Looking at This Gorgeous Home in Portugal Makes Us Desperate for Vacation

    A stunning house filled with collected items in Grândola, Portugal.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.18.16

  11. 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

  12. 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

  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. Modern Home in a California Resort Town
    House Tours

    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

  15. Minnesota Nice: Great Design from the Land of 10,000 Lakes
    Houses We Love

    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

  16. This House is Why Friends Make the Best Collaborators
    Houses We Love

    This House is Why Friends Make the Best Collaborators

    One resident supports her friends' company and builds with their prefab modules.

    written by: Georgie Bean
    photos by: Lisa Cohen
    05.12.16

  17. Coop Dreams
    Outdoor

    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. The House That Takes Recycling to the Next Level
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    The House That Takes Recycling to the Next Level

    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
    06.14.16

  19. Green Living in Barcelona
    House Tours

    Green Living in Barcelona

    For some, living “green” is all about making a statement. But for Petz Scholtus, it boils down to common sense. The eco-designer was raised on a farm in Luxembourg, and she’s...

    04.11.11

  20. 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

  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

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