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Sheridan Coakley's living room featuring SCP furniture

An Interview with SCP Founder Sheridan Coakley

Sheridan Coakley founded British furniture company SCP in 1985. Coakley was inspired by modern furniture and sought to sell classic and difficult-to-find pieces alongside new designs that maintained the tenets of the modern design movement. As a companion to our September Dwellings feature on Coakley’s home—and this behind-the-scenes look—we’ve asked Sheridan Coakley more about his career and work with SCP. Be sure to view the full Retroactive Collection at the Dwell Store.
August 17, 2015
London house backyard addition

These Old Houses: 5 Renovations That Blend Old and New

Whether midcentury modern, Victorian, or something even older, these clever renovations hold on to their historic bones.
August 17, 2015
Monogram Modern Home in Phoenix

An Inside Look at the Efficient Monogram Modern Prefab

The Monogram Modern Home is continuing its tour across the country. After stops in Portland, Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Austin, it will travel to Dallas on August 21st-22nd and then Boston on September 11th-12th. Needing to feel comfortable in hot climates and withstand lots of foot traffic on the tour, the material choices in the prefab home, designed by Chris Pardo for Method Homes, were extremely important. Here, we break down the key materials in the structure.
August 17, 2015
melbourne prefab cottage playroom

An 1850s Prefab Cottage from Boston Finds New Life in Australia

A derelict home in Melbourne received a complete overhaul by Jost Architects in five months.
August 17, 2015
Michele eats lunch in the kitchen; a view of the central hallway and master bedroom lays beyond. Three-year-old Maple slurps from a water bottle with Judith, five, at the dining table, also built by Jamie. The Arco armchairs are by Mario Bellino for Helle

5 Family Homes Designed In-House

These five families came together to create homes that work for the way they live, and, in the process, proved blood is thicker than concrete.
August 17, 2015
made for measure peter opsvik portrait

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
energy 360 solar state

As the Cost of Panels Plummets, Energy Utilities Rethink Solar

Tech breakthroughs are bringing solar power to the people, and upsetting electric utilities' business models.
August 16, 2015
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