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Instagram Account We Love: NYC Handbag-Maker Delves Into Furniture Design

Anna Lynett Moss’s brand Chiyome (
September 5, 2015
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Instagram Account We Love: Minimal Architecture and Interiors Inspiration

Chloë McCarthy’s expertly curated Instagram (@_roomonfire) is an ode to minimalism. The Sydney, Australia–based interior designer features images of structures, architectural details, rooms, products, and furniture culled from books, websites, and magazines. Pictures can be a dime a dozen on the Internet, but McCarthy includes detailed captions so design buffs know precisely what they’re seeing.
June 16, 2015
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Architecture Off the Grid: Quirky Ice Huts Dot Canada's Frozen Lakes

These dwellings may be small, but they pack a lot of personality.
March 7, 2015
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These Amazing Vintage Signs Are a Blast from America's Past

Photographer Bill Rose walks us through Recapturist, a website dedicated to preserving the history of head-turning American signage.
January 30, 2015

Five Architecture and Design Photographers to Follow on Instagram Now

You've seen their shots on the pages of Dwell, and read their biographies in our contributor pages; now, follow along with five of Dwell's favorite photographers as they document their travels and inspirations on Instagram.
January 16, 2015
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Decades Old, the Modernist Houses of New Zealand Have No Shortage of Charm

In a new book, photographer Mary Gaudin gives readers an intimate tour of New Zealand's modernist houses, offering a look at the way residents have lived in and loved each one. From worn-in Eames lounge chairs to distinct midcentury paneling, Gaudin's details provide a metaphorical dusting-off for a cast of beloved homes.
December 2, 2014
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How to Take a Dwell Photo with Photographer Matthew Williams

Dwell architecture and interiors photographer Matthew Williams offers his expert opinion on how to frame a shot and the best time of day for a photograph.
November 24, 2014
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Midcentury Modern Homes of Palm Springs Under Moonlight

The striking midcentury homes of Palm Springs are well-documented in photographs, books, and films. But simply by capturing the houses at night, Melbourne-based photographer Tom Blachford casts them in a whole new light—literally. In his shots, only moonlight illuminates the homes, which were designed by William Krisel and Dan Palmer in the period between 1955 and 1965. Recently displayed in an exhibition at Modern Times in Melbourne, the prints are also for sale.
October 24, 2014

Stunning Photographs of Modern Architecture

The disciplines of photography and modern architecture constantly intertwine, playing off each as they tell the story of society's development. An exhibition at the Barbican in London, open through January 2015, spans nearly 80 years and 18 photographers, showing modernization's dawn, urban growth and decay, and visions of aspirational living as seen through the lenses of Berenice Abbott, Juluis Shulman, Lucien Herve, and more. We've selected a dozen of our favorite images from this impressive overview.
October 15, 2014