Affectionate homeowners and architects have beckoned these classic homes into the modern era with sleek, midcentury modern additions that distinguish them from their contemporaries. Consider this combination of old and new a kind of architectural steampunk.
As this week takes many Dwell staff members to Milan for the 2014 Salone Internazionale del Mobile, we know that wherever they are headed, travelers have certain universal needs. These seven essentials from the Dwell Store aim to meet those needs and ease your trip from here to there to anywhere.
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of space for an extended family to relax.