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  1. Smart Solutions for Small Vacation Homes
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    Smart Solutions for Small Vacation Homes

    It can be a challenge to achieve a feeling of coziness without making a space seem cluttered. But spatial restrictions sometimes produce the most creative solutions.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.23.14

  2. 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

  3. Day of the Living Wall
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    Day of the Living Wall

    Why limit our oxygen-releasing flora friends to the indoors when you can flank them on buildings of all proportions, thanks to the highly-skilled hands of a botanist? Take a step outside to see six...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.25.13

  4. Frieze Art Fair: 7 Things Not to Be Missed
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    Frieze Art Fair: 7 Things Not to Be Missed

    The Frieze Art Fair made quite the first impression last spring when it hopped the pond for its inaugural New York exhibition. Ever since, we’ve been jonesin’ to get back in the massive snaking...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    05.03.13

  5. Best Mirrors for Decorating
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    Best Mirrors for Decorating

    The use of mirrors and mirrored surfaces to add dimension and create a visual illusion of space is a tried-and-true trick of the trade in interior design. Here, we've put together eight great...

    written by: Megan Hamaker
    04.02.13

  6. Dwell Home Venice: Part 19
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 19

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 19, March...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    05.07.13

  7. 8 Designs for Your Summer Table
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    8 Designs for Your Summer Table

    Whether you choose to dine outside or in, updating your tableware with color will make your summer dinners feel more festive. These eight picks from the Dwell Store will provide a cheerful canvas...

    written by: Marianne Colahan
    06.09.14

  8. 6 Modern Soaking Tubs
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    6 Modern Soaking Tubs

    From a rustic, 19th-century trough clad in stainless steel to a couple’s Zen bath fronted by smooth pebbles, here are 6 modern soaking tubs designed to inspire you to find creative ways to pamper...

    written by: Erika Heet
    08.09.13

  9. A Sophisticated Penthouse in Cape Town
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    A Sophisticated Penthouse in Cape Town

    A view-filled waterfront penthouse in Cape Town, South Africa, turns to natural elements for design inspiration.

    written by: Daniel Scheffler
    photos by: Elsa Young
    11.09.13

  10. Dwell Home Venice: Part 18
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 18

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 18,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    04.15.13

  11. 7 Birdhouses to Complement Your Modern Home
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    7 Birdhouses to Complement Your Modern Home

    With warm weather comes chirping birds. Providing a home for your feathered friends will not only protect their newly hatched chicks, but can also add some decoration for your yard! Here are seven...

    written by: Claire Andreas
    07.16.13

  12. Striking Modern White Facades Part Two
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    Striking Modern White Facades Part Two

    Whether traditional or contemporary, these eight attractive residences have drenched their exteriors in striking bleached hues. Be sure to check out Part One of Striking Modern White Facades here.

    written by: Jami Smith
    01.28.14

  13. Playful Designs for a Creative Home
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    Playful Designs for a Creative Home

    Finding a balance between functionality and playfulness can be a challenge, but these innovative ideas can help create a home that is inspiring for children and adults alike.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.07.14

  14. 5 Small and Narrow Modern Houses
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    5 Small and Narrow Modern Houses

    It's always fascinating to see how designers deal with tiny lots and small spaces. But when a house is also unusually narrow, that brings additional spatial challenges—often provoking out-of-the...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.21.13

  15. 7 Open-Plan Renovations
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    7 Open-Plan Renovations

    When existing homes contain awkward and cramped room arrangements, knocking down walls to create more open floor plans can work wonders.

    06.19.14

  16. How To: Inviting Front Doors for Modern Homes
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    How To: Inviting Front Doors for Modern Homes

    The front door is a sure sign of a successful journey home, and as these houses prove, modern architecture can be just as homey and inviting as its traditional counterparts.

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    03.27.14

  17. 6 Modern Metallic Furniture and Product Designs
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    6 Modern Metallic Furniture and Product Designs

    Moving beyond brass, which we’ve seen in spades for the past several years, consider a few more metallic options: copper, nickel, and good old stainless steel.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    05.24.13

  18. Balthazar Korab, 1926-2013
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    Balthazar Korab, 1926-2013

    Balthazar Korab—whose work and career we profiled in Dwell's Dec/Jan 2013 issue—passed away this week in Troy, Michigan, his hometown of many years. Korab was born in Hungary, escaped Budapest at...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    01.16.13

  19. Exhibit Celebrates Pioneers of St. Louis Suburban Modernism
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    Exhibit Celebrates Pioneers of St. Louis Suburban Modernism

    A retrospective puts the work of Ralph and Mary Jane Fournier at the fore of modern suburban design in post-war St. Louis.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.22.14

  20. 6 Airy Attic Renovations
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    6 Airy Attic Renovations

    With a little ingenuity, attics under the eaves can be transformed into bright, light living spaces.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.12.13

  21. A Modern Lakeside Home in Wisconsin
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    A Modern Lakeside Home in Wisconsin

    After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.

    written by: Tate Gunnerson
    photos by: Narayan Mahon
    06.24.14

  22. Dwell Home Venice: Part 2
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    Dwell Home Venice: Part 2

    In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project from start to finish with future resident Michael Sylvester. Part 2,...

    written by: Michael Sylvester
    01.12.12

  23. 7 Uses of Perforated Metal
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    7 Uses of Perforated Metal

    A laser cutter or water-jet cutter can add a whimsical, decorative flourish to virtually any space. Here, from Dwell's archives, are seven creative uses of perforated metal.

    written by: William Lamb
    01.27.14

  24. 5 Great Guesthouses
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    5 Great Guesthouses

    From in-laws to visiting artists, its nice to accommodate traveling guests. These modern guesthouses combine style and hospitality to keep your visitors close to home.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    10.23.13

  25. 5 Smart Modern Homes in Japan
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    5 Smart Modern Homes in Japan

    Time and again, so many modern architects tell us that they are heavily influenced by Japanese design. We go straight to the source with 5 of our favorite homes in Japan from the pages of Dwell.

    written by: Erika Heet
    09.24.13

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