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6 Modern Homes with Granite Designs

Hard, impermeable, and practically a byword for solidity, granite has been a fixture of architecture going back to the Egyptian pyramids. These modern homes continue to capitalize on its aesthetic and functional traits.
November 2, 2015
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This Rural Retreat Brings a Family Together, Without Making Them Give Up Their Gadgets

A smart vacation home fosters connectivity in every sense of the word.
July 18, 2015
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North Carolina Home Renovated with a Swiss Aesthetic in Mind

A couple channel their Swiss roots in the American South.
April 5, 2015

Passive Materials Cool this Bright White Tropical Home

Concrete and granite fill a refreshingly minimal update in Coconut Grove, Florida.
March 26, 2015
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Flat Design for Kitchen Appliances

We've noticed a curious trend of disappearing appliances, planar sinks, and subdued surfaces. Just like the flat design that is becoming popular in technology interfaces, this kitchen is excess-free and pared back to the essentials.
March 31, 2014
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A Transformed Postman's Cottage in England

In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from its original foundations.
February 12, 2014
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A Modern Kitchen Renovation in New York

Boris Dramov and Bonnie Fisher, principals of San Francisco-based ROMA Design Group recently completed a gut renovation for their daughter, Dana Dramov. The 2,500-square-foot live-work space located in Manhattan's Flatiron district boasts a sleek new kitchen, complete with Arclinea cabinets; appliances by Gaggenau, Sub-Zero, and Miele; furniture by Indecasa; granite countertops; and oak floors. Much like the San Francisco renovation by Abigail Turin, this design features an all-black room that contrasts with neighboring bright, white spaces. We here at Dwell are fans of how a simple, yet dramatic, move can make a strong statement.
March 26, 2013
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10 Stone Products We Dig

October 25, 2012
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Reader DIY: A Modern Granite Grill

We love hearing stories about how our magazine and website have inspired readers to tackle their own modern design projects, at any scale—whether it be a full-blown house or, as featured on the Letters page of our July/August issue, a combination magazine rack and end table made from repurposed issues of Dwell. So we were excited to receive photos of this BBQ grill, sent in by Luciano Marques.
September 13, 2012