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Beyond the kitchen is a secondary room that is a pantry, prep area, utility room, and entrance hall all in one. The standard beech-top counters from Howdens Joinery Co. are doubled up to achieve a three-inch thickness, with the rounded edges cut off.

5 Ways to Use Beech Wood at Home

Similar in appearance to maple and relatively inexpensive, beech brings a rustic look to these modern homes.
October 1, 2015
Above Within Beyond bronze sculpture by Wendell Castle

Iconic Artist Wendell Castle Talks Contemporary Furniture Design at Dwell on Design NY

The established artist and designer joins us for a discussion about what's next in furniture.
September 30, 2015
Modern home in Finland with sauna has custom birch cabinets and island in kitchen and a lofted family room

Take Me to Birch: 8 Houses that Make Use of Birch Wood

Affordable, durable birch wood makes an eye-catching addition to these homes.
September 30, 2015
Chong left enough space in the 16-foot-wide backyard for a garden and comfortable dining area.

7 Small Backyards in Cities

On tight urban lots from London to Toronto, these homes make way for a blissful slice of nature.
September 30, 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
modern fairhaven beach house blackbutt eucalyptus master bedroom

5 Bedrooms with Breathtaking Views of the Water

Greeting the day isn't such a challenge when your room gazes out over a magnificent body of water.
September 28, 2015
Segunda Calle open courtyard with custom table

7 Indoor-Outdoor Retreats in Mexico

In Mexico's warm climate, the best homes create a strong relationship with the outdoors.
September 28, 2015
LG Studio appliances, designed with Nate Berkus, at the LG Re-Imagination Pavilion of Dwell on Design Los Angeles 2015.

Get Kitchen Inspiration from the LG Studio Re-Imagination Pavilion

Central to the LG Studio Re-Imagination Pavilion, a 2,000-square-foot space on the show floor, were two kitchen vignettes designed by Artistic Advisor, Ambassador Nate Berkus with LG Studio appliances.
September 26, 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