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Mixing Modern With Tradition
Modern Victorian House Preservation in Oakland
Mike McDonald, an Oakland, California–based builder, faced a common problem for Bay Area homeowners: an aesthetically pleasing, historically significant, but structurally shaky Victorian.
Although postwar California modernism is generally associated with Southern California, the Bay Area’s own tradition has begun in recent years to be more widely acknowledged, and its surviving…
In the Lithuanian capital of Vilnius, architect Rytis Mikulionis spent several years property hunting for his first nesting ground and finally ended up inside a former Soviet army barrack, which was,…
Modern Rowhouse Renovation in New York
With a little faith and a lot of foresight, Keisha Martin entrusted Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles to revitalize a derelict rowhouse, returning it to its original splendor and then some.
Plain and Sempé
A maker of unfussy, elegant design objects, Inga Sempé delights in things both great and small—even if she doesn’t own any.
Dear Dwell: Our dog is spending more time in bed than my husband; I think its time to get her one of her own. Can you recommend designs that a pampered pup will enjoy?
The Country's Best Yurt
Lakes of ink have been spilled over a peculiarly American wanderlust, whether it’s our ancestors’ push westward or our current penchant for cross-country moves at the drop of a promotion,…
While styles, and items in the overhead compartment, may shift, these comely carry-ons will make you feel like a member of the jetset, even on JetBlue.
A Note on Our Expert
A Note on Our Expert: John Sencion
John Sencion is “cocaptain” of Flight 001, the travel store that is every frequent flyer’s jet dream.
Stoked to Soak
Compelling custom solutions to off-the-shelf problems are often hard to come by. But landscape architects James A.
Pooling Our Resources
After disappearing almost 70 years ago, the New York floating pool is making a comeback.
Stuck Inside of Somerville
In the late winter of 2003, I watched out my window as a fuel truck idled below, belching black smoke.
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