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Modern prefab lakeside home in New Jersey

A Lakeside Prefab in New Jersey

A New Zealand expat and her son use their prefabricated lakeside New Jersey retreat as an outdoorsy counterpoint to city life.
December 20, 2012
Art Basel Le Corbusier Interior of the Cabonon

Inside Le Corbusier's Le Cabanon at Art Basel/Design Miami

During Art Basel/Design Miami this week, visitors to the Cassina Showroom were able to see - for the first time in the U.S. - a replica of the interior of Le Corbusier's 1952 Le Cabanon (Cassina has held exclusive rights to reproduce Corbu's work since 1965). A revolution at the time, Le Cabanon promoted simplistic, functional modernism over self-interested ornament in architecture.
December 7, 2012
Breezehouse by Blu Homes

Touring the Breezehouse by Blu Homes

Dwell's popular Home Tours included a Breezehouse by Blu Homes in Healdsburg as a bonus tour during this spring's Marin Home Tours. With our annual Prefab issue now out on newsstands, we paid a visit so that online readers could get a closer look and learn more about the prefab home's innovative design from its owner, designer Jo Cooper, as well as Blu Homes West Coast project manager, Jeff Morter. Enjoy our slideshow, and be sure to sign up for upcoming Dwell Home Tours near you!
December 7, 2012
Modern wooden prefab home in Scotland

Locally-Sourced Prefab Prototype in Scotland

A new prefab prototype on a Scottish island demonstrates a smart—and superlocal—approach to building in far-flung locations.
December 5, 2012

Dwell Holiday Gift Guide: For Her

Our 2012 picks for presents include unique and - we say - downright fun twists on classic gifts for her like jewelry and handbags.
December 2, 2012
gifts for children mini modernist graphic

Dwell Holiday Gift Guide: Our Picks for Kids

This year, skip the relentless rows of big-name toy stores and check out Dwell's selection of fun holiday gifts for the mini modernists on your list. Even for the pickiest kid, these unique finds are bound to be the talk of the playground.
November 30, 2012
Dwell Holiday Gift Guide Entertaining

Dwell Holiday Gift Guide: Our Picks for Entertaining

When it comes to getting your home in tip-top shape for hosting parties this holiday season, or picking out the perfect gift for your favorite foodie, Dwell has you covered. From luxurious cheese knives to truly one-of-a-kind ice cream flavors, our gift selections are sure to have you and your guests hungry for more. Stay tuned this afternoon and in the coming days for more gift guides for everyone on your list!
November 30, 2012
Gambier Island House in Canada designed by Turkel Design

Into the Woods

The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s western coast.
November 30, 2012
Modern open-plan kitchen and dining room with decorative cabinets

Warsaw Loft with Multifunctional Furniture

To maximize their small Warsaw loft, transatlantic designers Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix handcrafted a fleet of double-duty furnishings.
November 20, 2012