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5 Modern Homes in Scotland

Whether incorporating its rich heritage or providing fresh departures from it, these homes elegantly complement Scotland's jaw-dropping, wind-scoured scenery.
October 1, 2015
In the kitchen, buffed concrete floors, chrome globe lights, and a fleet of Bertoia chairs comprise a sleek backdrop for quirkier pieces like the marble-topped wooden tables from a Catholic school, snagged at a local flea market. The secret to the spare,

Eclectic Homes That Mix Tons of Different Materials

What's the secret to these homes' charm? A generous blend of varied surfaces, textures, and materials.
September 29, 2015
Winged light bulbs, part of an Ingo Maurer fixture, bring levity to Hill's bathroom. The space features a zinc wall by Houston metalworker George Sacaris, who also did the bathroom and kitchen cabinets,

5 Modern Ways to Use Zinc at Home

Zinc adds a leaden-blue sheen to these industrial-style homes.
September 25, 2015
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5 Steel Staircases

Steel stairs lend these modern homes industrial charm.
September 25, 2015
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This Light-Filled Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site

A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
September 23, 2015
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6 Striking Metal-Clad Homes

From corrugated steel to Cor-Ten, metal is a common feature of non-residential roofs and facades. These 6 homes boldly embrace metal as their outwardly-defining feature.
September 23, 2015
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5 Additions We Love

Whether providing additional space or a stream of natural light, these recent additions breathe new life into preexisting homes.
September 22, 2015
Cineteca Nacional in Mexico City by Rojkind Arquitectos with aluminum canopy

6 Perforated Metal Patterns We Love

Punctured by water-jet or laser cuters, these sheets of metal have been dressed up with decorative patterns.
September 17, 2015
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Dwell Revisits an Eco-Friendly Ann Arbor Home 9 Years Later

In celebration of our 15th anniversary, we returned to a handful of the most memorable modern homes to have graced the pages of Dwell, including this
September 13, 2015