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An Impressive 20-Foot Skylight Transforms a Jumbled Chicago Home

By opening up the atrium of a historic residence in Chicago, an architect shows it may take more than a first (or second) draft to make a home.
January 16, 2016
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5 London Apartments We Love

Great pads in the British capital.
January 15, 2016
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A Couple Builds Their Dream Retreat in the Hudson Valley

Long before a 3,500-square-foot home stood on this secluded 12-acre site, this land was just a favorite campsite for two New Yorkers.
January 15, 2016
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House of the Week: Colorful Loft Renovation in Stockholm

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
January 15, 2016
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A Sustainable Mexican Retreat Made of Raw, Readily Available Materials

This modern abode in Mérida, Mexico, makes a bold statement with simple materials.
January 15, 2016
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How to Do a Herringbone Floor Pattern

Mesmerizing v-patterns transform these brick, tile, and wood floors into points of interest.
January 15, 2016
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5 Modern Homes in the Hudson Valley We Love

New Canaan, Connecticut doesn't have a monopoly on modern homes in the northeast—the Hudson Valley also has its fair share!
January 15, 2016
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Hans Wegner Designs in 6 Modern Homes

The warm, organic, and functional designs of Hans Wegner are classics of modernism—see how they shape the living spaces of these six modern homes.
January 15, 2016

How To Mix and Match Pastels

Because sometimes soft colors make the strongest statement—especially when used in unconventional pairings.
January 14, 2016