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8 Inspiring Minimalist Bathrooms

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.
August 5, 2013
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Converted Loft Fit for a Modern Family in Copenhagen

In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with serious design savvy and a hefty dose of creativity.
July 31, 2013
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At Home with Textile Designer Orla Kiely

Textile designer Orla Kiely’s renovated London Terrace House is punctuated by her distinctive palette and motifs.
July 29, 2013
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Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco

Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a striking home on a San Francisco hill.
July 24, 2013
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Material Focus: Concrete

In this Material Focus installment, we examine béton brut—roughly finished exposed concrete—a modern design idea popularized by architects like Le Corbusier and Auguste Perret.
July 19, 2013
Modern living room with 620 Chair Programme by Dieter Rams

5 Great Home Renovations Around the World Part One

From an Edinburgh family home to a hillside mid-century gem in Texas, peep to see five of our favorite home renovations around the world.
July 18, 2013
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6 Iconic Modernist Residences

What's it like to live inside an iconic house-museum? These impeccably-preserved residences highlight the work of six great modernist architects from the 20th century.
July 17, 2013
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Best of Brooklyn: 5 Great Modern Homes Part Two

Holding the title of New York's most populated borough and second highest ranking city in the United States, Brooklyn has made quite a name for itself. Here, we highlight five more great spaces from the 71 square miled city. Click here to preview our previous installment!
July 16, 2013
Modern house with ipe pool terrace and Douglas fir trellis

Modern Homes in Tennessee

Though a modern aesthetic is not quite the norm for homes in the Volunteer State, some plucky architects and designers have built their own contemporary oases.
July 16, 2013