A Two-Part Landscaping Renovation in San Francisco
- Each week Dwell.com delivers more than 50 original posts, articles, and interviews focused on the latest in modern design.
In the first video of a two-part series, New York–based firm Smart Design examines the intersection between Universal Design principles and the limitations of public bathrooms.
- From a modern twist on the classic porch swing to living roofs and a breathtaking vertical garden, our Pinterest board devoted to Landscape Architecture and Outdoors is full of great design ideas.
- Alessi held a preview of its new wares for spring and summer of 2013 at its San Francisco showroom today.
We've compiled 33 tried and true landscaping ideas from leading designers, and we're sharing new tips all month long. Check back here for a diverse array of design ideas for decks, gardens, and more. From small urban terraces to sprawling backyards, there's inspiration for all.
- Far from pandering to the whine of youth, this urban play garden fosters thoughtful interaction in a protected setting within the bustle of San Francisco.
For Part One of our two-part series "The Modern Family," sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, the Yee family welcomes us into their bucolic home in Carmel, California, designed by Lake|Flato Architects. As the Yees demonstrate, having kids doesn't mean you have to sacrifice good design. Click on the video to learn how they make it work.