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  1. Traditional Homes with Surprisingly Modern Interiors
    Rooms We Love

    Traditional Homes with Surprisingly Modern Interiors

    You'd never guess the modern sensibility inside these homes with traditional facades.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    02.04.15

  2. 19th-Century Homes Meet Modern Design
    Houses We Love

    19th-Century Homes Meet Modern Design

    It's a new day at these resurrected homes.

    written by: Brandi Andres
    05.15.15

  3. Renovation

    A Thatched Cottage in Denmark with a Modern, Space-Saving Interior

    Architects John Lassen and Joanna Tench renovated their dream summer home.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    06.29.15

  4. Winter Wonderlands
    House Tours

    Winter Wonderlands

    The chill of winter is soon to set in. Thinking toward blustery days ahead, we've corralled a series of modern homes set amid snowy surroundings and with cozy interiors, ranging from a cabin built...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.29.12

  5. A Look at Reading Nooks
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    A Look at Reading Nooks

    Building on the 8 Libraries We Love post, here are six reading nooks crafted for the modern bibliophile.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.05.13

  6. 4 Amazing Spaces for Outdoor Entertaining
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    4 Amazing Spaces for Outdoor Entertaining

    When summer weather hits, there's nothing like a little outdoor entertaining. Here, we take a look at four homes with perfect spaces for open air gatherings.

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    07.03.13

  7. 6 Striking Modern Home Facades
    House Tours

    6 Striking Modern Home Facades

    While the saying, "It's what's inside that counts" certainly rings true, the exterior matters just as much with these six homes garbed with striking facades.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    08.13.13

  8. 7 Modern Swimming Pools
    Houses We Love

    7 Modern Swimming Pools

    We've gathered a few inspiring pools from our archives.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    01.29.15

  9. 7 Daring Geometric Houses Around the World
    Houses We Love

    7 Daring Geometric Houses Around the World

    Take a spin around the globe in this gallery of homes that take shapeliness to the next level.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.01.15

  10. A Look at Modern Breakfast Nooks
    Houses We Love

    A Look at Modern Breakfast Nooks

    It's our firm belief that morning toast and coffee taste better in a cozy breakfast nook—a design feature made popular in Craftsman homes of the early 20th century. We've gathered five modern...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.07.13

  11. A Historic London Building Gets a Modern Update with a Dramatic Staircase
    Renovation

    A Historic London Building Gets a Modern Update with a Dramatic Staircase

    Fraher Architects gives a London building dated to 1870 a clean makeover.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    photos by: Jack Hobhouse
    06.15.15

  12. This Impressively Accessible Home Has a Tower That Can Be Reached by Wheelchair
    Houses We Love

    This Impressively Accessible Home Has a Tower That Can Be Reached by Wheelchair

    A Baltimore father builds a house with accessibility in mind—and finds a new calling in the process.

    written by: Laura Mauk
    photos by: Ike Edeani
    07.25.15

  13. A Modern Addition Gives a London Chef a Dream Kitchen
    Rooms We Love

    A Modern Addition Gives a London Chef a Dream Kitchen

    Fraher Architects expanded a flat in northwest London to include a kitchen.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    photos by: Jack Hobhouse
    06.12.15

  14. Suspended Habitation
    Outdoor

    Suspended Habitation

    “This was really a parameter-driven project,” explains Lukasz Kos, a Toronto-based designer and cofounder of the architecture firm Testroom. “That is, I had to let the trees...

    written by: James Nestor
    02.05.09

  15. 5 Outdoor Campers
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    5 Outdoor Campers

    With summer just around the corner, there is no better time and place to plan an outdoor excursion. Take a look at these five functional and sustainable housing units, that embrace nature's charm.

    written by: Jami Smith
    05.07.13

  16. 7 Petite Places People Call Home
    Houses We Love

    7 Petite Places People Call Home

    Our annual small spaces issue is on newsstands now. To celebrate the theme—one of our most-popular—we've gathered seven petite residences from the Small Spaces, Big Ideas edition, which range from...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.19.13

  17. Architect Spotlight: Byoung-soo Cho
    Houses We Love

    Architect Spotlight: Byoung-soo Cho

    South Korea is known for its innovations in technology. Seoul architect Byoung-soo Cho applies South Korea's technological innovation to architecture by experimenting with straight lines, negative...

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.24.13

  18. Pool Houses: From Laps to Naps
    Outdoor

    Pool Houses: From Laps to Naps

    For those seeking refuge from an interminable game of Marco Polo, these four pool houses provide an artful escape.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Ron Pollard
    04.30.09

  19. Basic Living
    House Tours

    Basic Living

    Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused architectural trend. By melding history and innovation, Turin’s Basic Village offers up a compelling reinvention of the concept.

    written by: Allison Arieff
    photos by: Jacob Langvad
    06.03.09

  20. Reveal: Studio Gang Architects
    Books

    Reveal: Studio Gang Architects

    At Dwell we've long been fans of the Chicago architecture firm Studio Gang Architects. Headed up by the nation's fastest rising female architect Jeanne Gang, the company is responsible not just for...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.31.11

  21. Bathroom Solutions: Smart Storage Design
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    Bathroom Solutions: Smart Storage Design

    We tackle the bathroom in this installment of the Smart Storage Design series. From sliding cabinets to brightly colored vanities to hidden hampers, there's no shortage of ingenious ideas in the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.08.13

  22. 5 Modern Takes on the Bay Window
    How To

    5 Modern Takes on the Bay Window

    The bay window can be the stuffiest of portals to the outside world, but not when the roomy floor space it creates inside is used to great effect, or when its exterior shape takes a decidedly...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    02.12.15

  23. Off the Beaten Path
    House Tours

    Off the Beaten Path

    A dramatic departure from your typical cabin on the lake, this unique retreat adds shades of black to a tiny island awash with local color.

    written by: Eric Lawlor
    photos by: Chad Holder
    04.30.09

  24. Somewhere Under the Tuscan Sun
    House Tours

    Somewhere Under the Tuscan Sun

    A complex of farm buildings from a less than glorious period in Italy’s history is magically transformed. The result? A sophis­ticated yet kid-friendly retreat that seamlessly fuses...

    written by: Paul Bennett
    photos by: Jacob Langvad
    07.02.09

  25. 10 Creative Ways to Store Firewood
    Product Reviews

    10 Creative Ways to Store Firewood

    So you're fortunate enough to have a fireplace or wood-burning stove at home, but where to place fuel for the flames? Look no further than our guide on carryalls and storage for kindling.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.04.14

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