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15 Modern Summer Rentals

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.



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Stainless Chef

Designer John Picard isn’t afraid of getting his hands dirty in the kitchen, or washing the sand off his feet in the bathroom.

orick Front Night
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Double Time: Bungalow Redux

Upon the birth of their first child, artist Stas Orlovski and food stylist Alise Arato felt that their 700-square-foot 1930s bungalow in the Mar Vista area of Los Angeles was too small to accommodate…

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Modern Meets Historic in Denmark

This conference center, designed by the Amsterdam-based firm SeARCH, is an extension of a 14th-century Danish farm and building.

de waart dop residence living room portrait
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Singapore Fling

In December 2007, Nicolette de Waart, her husband, Joost Dop, and their four children moved from Heemstede, the Netherlands, to Singapore.

front and back apartment interior portrait Mathieu reading
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Shelf Life

Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that deftly houses his many roommates—scores of beloved comics—as well.

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Seeing What Develops

In 2004, The Houses at Sagaponac—a controversial development on eastern Long Island—celebrated its first completed house. In 2005, the first residents move in.

hive loft living room
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Hive Minded

Openshop|Studio’s design for a hivelike structure in the middle of a Brooklyn loft creates a chrysalis of comfort for a couple and their baby.

compact cabin interior
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Japanese Inspired Summer Retreat

An architect recasts a 1960s artist’s retreat in southeastern Norway.



House in Fukawa

Our September Japan Style issue celebrates design influenced or inpired by Japanese culture.


Sustainable Modernism

In March of 2013, Dwell and the Lincoln Motor Company launched the Hello, Again contest: Re-imagine a Mid-CenturyHome for the Modern World.