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Loft House open-plan kitchen and living room

5 Open-Plan Home Renovations

These homeowners chose to improve circulation and visibility by opening up their cooking, dining, and living areas.
November 16, 2015
Solid brass spoons and combs by The Things We Keep, from $88

Editor's Picks: 10 Modern, American-Made Gifts

We surveyed all 50 states of the good ol' USA to share these winning products for the holiday season. For hundreds more gift-giving ideas, pick up our Editor's Best 2015 special issue, now on newsstands.
November 15, 2015
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Awesome Modular Furniture for Customizing Your Home

In celebration of our December/January issue, which is dedicated to all things prefab, we've assembled a guide to new modular furniture and shape-shifting classics that provide tons of flexibility.
November 14, 2015
Cedar facade of eco-friendly prefab Paris home by Djuric Tardio Architectes

Explore the Striking Eco-Friendly Prefab Homes of Djuric Tardio Architectes

Known for getting modern homes past Paris' restrictive zoning laws, French architecture firm Djuric Tardio Architectes' prefab designs are efficiently and expediently assembled on site—in one case, in as little as two weeks. While Dwell's December/January 2016 issue explores one of their most recent projects, we've gathered a selection of their designs here.
November 14, 2015
A smart home in Prague

An Architect's Tips for Keeping Your Electric Bills Down

In our upcoming December/January 2016 issue, we feature a modern Palm Springs residence designed by architect Whitney Sander. The clients previously had been spending enormous sums to keep their house cool, and Sander's goal with the new build was to make serious energy savings. Here, he shares his advice for building a house that's environmentally savvy.
November 14, 2015
Onsdorp schoolhouse renovation living room

A Cute, Open-Plan Renovation in a 100-Year-Old Amsterdam Schoolhouse

A historic Dutch schoolhouse gets a residential redesign by Standard Studio.
November 14, 2015
Facade of Hawaii renovation by Fritz Johnson Architect

A Hawaiian Renovation that Blends European Modernist and American Midcentury Styles

White walls, splashes of color, and vintage furniture are a winning recipe for this Hawaiian remodel.
November 14, 2015
Table scape of kitchenware and dinnerware

Dwell Store Gift Guide: Gifts for the Cook

Your favorite at-home chef is known not only for his signature dishes, but also for his stocked kitchen. This holiday season, honor his talents in the kitchen by giving him something he doesn’t have in his cabinets, like heirloom-quality kitchen accessories that he'll cherish for years to come. These gifts will inspire new traditions in the kitchen, like passing down a treasured cooking accessory to a child or friend. Explore some of our top picks for the at-home chef here and be sure to check out the full collection at the Dwell Store.
November 14, 2015
Buckner and Roberts both expressed admiration for Jones’s thoughtful details—including the sloping glass, angled columns, and Wrightian light shelf.

Midcentury Mecca: A Look at Modern Homes in Los Angeles

Famous for its sun-drenched glitziness, the City of Angels is also an epicenter of modernism, and features a multitude of homes designed or inspired by the likes of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and A. Quincy Jones.
November 13, 2015