Design Ideas

A Great Idea

Convertible Home Bar Transforms Tiny Apartment

Architect Michael Chen of New York firm Normal Projects masterminds the ultimate bar for a compact Chelsea apartment.


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Design Leaders

Design Leader: David Baker

As part of our Design Leaders video series, David Baker explores San Francisco's growing Livable City campaign.
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Koji Tsutsui

In September 2008, architect Koji Tsutsui accepted the Ceramic Tiles of Italy award for designing a modern, white-tiled residence in Tokyo.
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How To

Dwell Home Venice: Part 15

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.
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A Great Idea

A Second Look at Japanese Soaking Tubs

For centuries, the Japanese have enjoyed a relaxing ritual of steaming in neck-high water at the end of each day.
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A Great Idea

Introducing SEMIHandmade

Eight years ago John McDonald had never picked up a woodworking tool in his life.
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Razing Arizona

Matthew Moore has found himself in the curious position of being both an artist and a fourth-generation farmer, working and living in the greater Phoenix area, one of the nation’s fastest-growing…
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Design 101

Home Office Design Inspiration

Let's be honest, working from home always sounds like a great idea but you need a well appointed and dedicated workspace to really get anything done.
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In The Modern World

Lucy Feagins' Local Discoveries from Australia

In our September 2013 issue, we asked some of our favorite online design writers to introduce their latest local discoveries.