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7 Elegant Closet Solutions

From a luxurious midcentury changing room to under-stair solutions, these closets show graceful ways to store clothes and kitchen gear.
December 3, 2014
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Decades Old, the Modernist Houses of New Zealand Have No Shortage of Charm

In a new book, photographer Mary Gaudin gives readers an intimate tour of New Zealand's modernist houses, offering a look at the way residents have lived in and loved each one. From worn-in Eames lounge chairs to distinct midcentury paneling, Gaudin's details provide a metaphorical dusting-off for a cast of beloved homes.
December 2, 2014
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A Coffee Shop Made With Shipping Containers in South Africa

Earthworld Architects & Interiors, based in Pretoria, the South African capital, was hired to design a coffee shop for the Foghound Interactive Coffee Company outside Johannesburg with used shipping containers. The 3,165-square-foot shop, which includes a showroom for the company's coffee machines, was completed in July 2014.
December 2, 2014
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Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Ambra Medda

Ambra Medda, cofounder and creative director of design resource L’ArcoBaleno, tells us what home goods she treasures.
December 2, 2014
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8 Incredibly Slender Houses

Narrow sites present designers with a unique spatial challenge. Building upward might add square footage, but it won't make a structure the width of a subway car feel any less claustrophobic. These eight slender homes maximize space and light with freethinking design solutions.
December 2, 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Under $50

Short on funds but long on friends and family? Worry not: We've rounded up ten gifts under $50 that will bring joy to all the modernists on your list.
December 2, 2014
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Cute Couple Alert: Modern Prefab Poolhouse Addition to a 1920s Sears Kit House

A Boston family chose a double dose of prefab for an addition to their home in the Massachusetts countryside.
December 2, 2014

Camera-Inspired Artist's Studio Offers Stunning, Wide-Angle Views

Christian Tonko designs a delicate artist's studio that hugs the hilly landscape.
December 2, 2014
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House of the Week: Futuristic Apartment Building in Italy

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
December 1, 2014