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  1. The Shipping Muse
    House Tours

    The Shipping Muse

    Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they're usually filled with foreign goods rather than flourishing lives.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Jack Thompson
    08.31.09

  2. 8 Modern Vacuum Cleaners
    Product Reviews

    8 Modern Vacuum Cleaners

    Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even the biggest of messes.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Peter Belanger
    10.04.10

  3. Join Dwell for Philanthropy by Design's 25th Anniversary Event
    Event Spotlight

    Join Dwell for Philanthropy by Design's 25th Anniversary Event

    Dwell is pleased to announce our media sponsorship of Philanthropy by Design's 25th Anniversary event, "Turning Silver into Green," happening February 13th, 2013 at SOMArts in San Francisco.

    01.23.13

  4. Music Holl: A Copper Clad Pavilion in Seoul
    House Tours

    Music Holl: A Copper Clad Pavilion in Seoul

    Inspired by a never-performed symphony he discovered in a book by avant-garde composer John Cage, architect Steven Holl has designed a masterful home and gallery in Seoul that fuses architecture...

    written by: Philip Kennicott
    photos by: Iwan Baan
    04.08.13

  5. Garden Statement
    House Tours

    Garden Statement

    On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional Jersey City neighborhood, a pair of local architects devised a clever prefab for a resourceful client.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Samantha Contis
    12.19.10

  6. From the Show Floor: Pecha Kucha
    Dwell on Design

    From the Show Floor: Pecha Kucha

    The Design and Innovation stage closed the day with a bang in a fast-paced Pecha Kucha-style presentation of six potentially world-changing design ideas.

    written by: Carren Jao
    photos by: Carren Jao
    06.26.11

  7. Modernist L-Shaped Charred Cedar Cabin in Alaska
    House Tours

    Modernist L-Shaped Charred Cedar Cabin in Alaska

    In the shadow of Mount McKinley, amid Alaska’s meadows and icy streams, a former teacher and a four-time Iditarod winner built a modernist cabin as expansive as the Last Frontier.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Kamil Bialous
    06.17.13

  8. Limited Edition Canes by German Designer Horst Wittmann
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    Limited Edition Canes by German Designer Horst Wittmann

    Horst Wittmann, one half of the German designer wonder hansandfranz, has recently given the large visions of democratic design a hiatus and turned his philosophical vision to bespoke art pieces in...

    written by: Caia Hagel
    06.25.13

  9. Eco-Conscious, With a Clutch
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    Eco-Conscious, With a Clutch

    Audi's A4 TDI Concept e looks like a plain ol' A4, yet it gets an impressive 58.95 mpg. But it's not a hybrid: It's a high-efficiency diesel that takes advantage of every gas-saving innovation...

    written by: David A. Greene
    11.17.08

  10. Site of the Day: Ladies and Gentlemen Studio
    Product

    Site of the Day: Ladies and Gentlemen Studio

    Founded by Dylan Davis and Jean Lee, three-year-old Seattle design studio Ladies and Gentlemen has a small, but covetable collection of objects, jewelry, furniture, and lighting all made in the USA...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    05.30.13

  11. Lucky's Break
    My House

    Lucky's Break

    With a very limited budget and no construction experience, Lucky and Kim Diaz overhauled a wreck of a house into a sweet, 1,100-square-foot Los Angeles home with just $55,000 and a whole lot of...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: João Canziani
    01.14.09

  12. The Architecture of High Point
    Travel Reports

    The Architecture of High Point

    I'm hard pressed to think of another city in the United States that's as oriented toward the furniture industry as High Point, North Carolina. From manufacturing to selling, furniture is the heart...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Diana Budds
    04.10.11

  13. Live/Work: Modern Art Gallery and Home in Antwerp
    House Tours

    Live/Work: Modern Art Gallery and Home in Antwerp

    Both a gallery and a residence, an Antwerp home redefines the boundaries between public and private, art and interior design.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Tim Van de Velde
    01.23.13

  14. 5 Bold and Modern Glass Facades
    A Great Idea

    5 Bold and Modern Glass Facades

    These bold and modern facades take transparency—and creative use of common materials—to the next level.

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    09.07.13

  15. 3 Innovative Outdoor Libraries in Russia
    Outdoor

    3 Innovative Outdoor Libraries in Russia

    Three ‘book-objects’ created by Alexander and Daria Kudmova Butahinoy of the Moscow-based Ruetemple Architectural Studio offer ways to store books and save space. Furnishing the outdoor, public...

    written by: Jacqueline Leahy
    01.28.14

  16. Friday Finds 10.05.12
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 10.05.12

    In this edition of Friday Finds, Soviet bus stops, the ultimate Mad Men drinking game, and a humorous guide on how to act at a house party.

    written by: Diana Budds
    10.05.12

  17. Creative Color Use from Kitchens to Bedrooms
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    Creative Color Use from Kitchens to Bedrooms

    Our Color Stories have been so popular on Dwell.com, we've decided to share more inventive color inspiration. Here, we feature a selection of spaces showcasing bold washes of bright color on floors...

    02.01.13

  18. From the Archives: 5 Great My House Examples
    Houses We Love

    From the Archives: 5 Great My House Examples

    Since the very beginning of Dwell's inception, in 2000, we've had a department called My House. This is a recurring story type that's often told from the resident's perspective, in the first person...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.14.13

  19. 5 Modern Home Ice Cream Makers
    Product Reviews

    5 Modern Home Ice Cream Makers

    For homemade ice cream! Whether you favor Kumquat-Poppy Seed or plain Vanilla, a home ice-cream maker lets you effortlessly craft a scoop that's made to order.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    photos by: Laurie Frankel
    06.16.09

  20. A Sustainable Rammed Earth Home in New Mexico
    House Tours

    A Sustainable Rammed Earth Home in New Mexico

    Studio eM Design’s rammed-earth home in Corrales, New Mexico, updates the regional adobe archetype into a hallmark of sustainable design.

    written by: Charles C. Poling
    06.16.13

  21. Facade Focus: Wood
    Houses We Love

    Facade Focus: Wood

    A Boston couple with a big extended family wanted to enlarge their brick neo-Georgian with an addition that would fit a generous kitchen and hangout space, all while avoiding superfluous detail....

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    photos by: John Horner
    05.02.12

  22. The Most Popular Homes in Dwell: 41-60
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    The Most Popular Homes in Dwell: 41-60

    We published and you read. Here's part three of our series on the most popular homes ever featured in Dwell. Find 1-20 here and 21-40 here. Flip through the following slideshow for 41-60, which...

    written by: Diana Budds
    02.12.13

  23. Dance Dance Renovation
    My House

    Dance Dance Renovation

    The first time Houston-based architectural designer Barbara Hill set foot inside what would become her future second house, a 100-year-old adobe in Marfa, Texas, she found a cramped warren of rooms...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    photos by: Misty Keasler
    01.17.11

  24. Dwell Homes: Off the Grid
    Green

    Dwell Homes: Off the Grid

    Off the Grid, a recurring feature in the Dwell issues, focuses on modern homes that tread lightly on the earth.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    08.28.13

  25. 8 Striking Memphis-Inspired Designs
    Product

    8 Striking Memphis-Inspired Designs

    For the last several years, designers have been toying with a distinctly un-minimalist vision of product design. Referencing the postmodern movement of the 1980s, they incorporate mixed geometries,...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    06.25.14

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