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7 Houses with Creative Courtyards

For outdoor dining or a private place to lounge in the sun, nothing beats a courtyard. Here are seven such spaces.
November 11, 2013
Kastehelmi Large Plate

Setting a Modern Thanksgiving Table with Dwell

With the launch of the Dwell Store and Thanksgiving right around the corner the timing couldn't be more perfect. Here, we've pulled together a collection of table top pieces we think will really elevate your holiday table this year. Happy shopping!
November 11, 2013
marra road living room

7 Homes Sporting Gorgeous Glass

Floor-to-ceiling windows? Yes, please. Flip through our gallery of gorgeous glass houses in which windows become walls.
November 11, 2013
Illusion Table by John Brauer

Optical Illusions in Product Design

Visual illusions in design can bring a bit of magic to your modern space. From floating lamps to two-legged tables, we've gathered a few products to deceive your eyes and heighten your curiosity.
November 11, 2013
corbu style bow

Designer Spotlight: Le Corbusier

Swiss-born architect Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier, is one of the most venerated figures in the 20th-century canon. His oeuvre spans furniture, "machines for living," and master plans—some celebrated, some derided, but all significant to the modern world. Discover some of Corbu's work in the following slideshow.
November 11, 2013
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Architect Couples At Home

When architects fall in love, designing their own home can be both rewarding and challenging feats. Through compromise and collaboration, these couples successfully made their dream home a reality.
November 11, 2013
Hamptons beach house in Amagansett, New York

A Sustainable Mid-Century Beach House

Thanks to a disciplined devotion to mid-century principles of design, a curator’s bachelor pad in the Hamptons is reborn.
November 11, 2013
cape town penthouse interior living room

A Sophisticated Penthouse in Cape Town

A view-filled waterfront penthouse in Cape Town, South Africa, turns to natural elements for design inspiration.
November 9, 2013
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8 Great Modern Interiors in Japan

These 8 interiors from Japanese houses we’ve shown in our pages possess warm woods, clean lines, and an unparalleled design sense.
November 8, 2013