Though it's sometimes looked down upon as a dowdy counterpart to its enclosed cousin, the garage, the carport is a functional and—as these examples from Dwell's archives suggest—often elegant touch that complements a modern house.
A strong creative streak runs through the Pacific Northwest and is on vibrant display in these spaces, featured in the pages of Dwell and on Dwell.com. Here, we venture beyond the region's major cities—Seattle, Portland and Vancouver—to see how design is flourishing in out-of-the-way places.
Scandinavian design grew popular in the modern era for its simplicity and focus on minimalism. Spotlighting Sweden, Dwell looks at some of our favorite designs for the home from our friends in Northern Europe.