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Concrete planters adjacent facade of tokyo home by Artechnic.

This Japanese Home Features Striking Angular Concrete-and-Glass Surfaces

A Tokyo house’s 1,900 square foot labyrinthine interior makes for a dynamic space.
October 5, 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
Carrboro House metal exterior

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
Steel overhang exterior of house designed by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

Richly-Furnished Home Frames Striking Landscape Views

In the Australian bush, a sculptor and an architect collaborate on a house built to withstand fire.
September 19, 2015
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5 Homes with Impressive Wood Interiors

Not only does wood provide a seemingly endless range of aesthetic options, it also inspires unique and daring design choices, from rugged timbers to decorative surfaces.
September 18, 2015
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5 Modern Homes in Brazil

These houses prove that the simplicity of modernism pairs perfectly with Brazil's bustling urbanity as well as its lush natural environments.
September 18, 2015
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6 Frank Gehry Designs in Modern Homes

Frank Gehry could easily be the world's most famous North American architect but he doesn't neglect the little things: he has designed numerous household products, from lighting to chairs. See just a few in some of the homes Dwell has covered!
September 18, 2015
Formal dining room with ClassiCon Venus chairs

9 Konstantin Grcic Designs in Modern Homes

Based in Munich, Konstantin Grcic is a prolific designer who has collaborated with multiple manufacturers; his work has also been the subject of several solo exhibitions. Sample just a few of his designs in these nine contemporary homes!
September 17, 2015
Australian tallowwood kitchen with Artek stools and Muuto lighting

An Ode to the Stool 60 by Alvar Aalto

It's hard to conceive of a simpler, warmer, more efficient design: Alvar Aalto's Stacking Stool (model 60)—designed in 1933—consists of a single surface supported by three legs, each a single piece of bent wood. This curved leg means the stool has no traditional furniture joints and can easily be mass produced (three screws connect each leg to the base). Moreover, its dimensions allow the stool to be infinitely stackable with other Stool 60s. As a pioneering design of modern wood furniture, we salute the humble Stacking Stool (model 60) with six examples of its use in contemporary homes.
September 17, 2015