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5 All-Black Kitchens

Black is the perfect hue for concealing wear and tear in the hardest working room in the house.
August 21, 2015
Living roof and solar panels at Jackson Hole vacation home

These 6 Energy-Efficient Homes Soak Up the Sun

As tech breakthroughs make solar a more efficient and economic energy solution, take a look at this array of houses using cutting-edge solar collection methods.
August 20, 2015
Colorful dining room and kitchen in Nicolas Roche's Paris apartment

5 Modern Rooms Decked Out with Vintage Items

These brilliant abodes show that one-of-a-kind objects give a space a lovely, lived-in vibe.
August 19, 2015
Herman Miller Aeron Chair at Locale Clubhouse

What's the Big Deal With Authenticity, Anyway? Design Insiders Weigh In.

As Herman Miller files a motion to protect their intellectual property—and with our Furniture Issue currently on newsstands—we look back at Dwell's ongoing commitment to authentic design.
August 19, 2015
Modern vacation beach home in Nandgaon, India

6 Modern Homes on the Water

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.
August 18, 2015
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27 Pools to Dive Into

Explore Dwell's comprehensive collection of modern swimming pools.
August 18, 2015
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How the Iconic Tripp Trapp High Chair Came to Life

Peter Opsvik, a longtime specialist of ergonomics, reflects on his 1972 Tripp Trapp chair.
August 16, 2015
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This Awesome Software Converts the Music of the Beatles and Queen Into Textile Patterns

British designer Nadia-Anne Ricketts spins sound waves into graphic textiles.
August 16, 2015