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7 Outdoor Entertaining Areas Done Right

The season for pool parties, barbecues, and eating al fresco is afoot. Take a spin through our collection of fire pits, backyards built for cookouts, and dining areas tailored for consummate outdoor entertainers.
June 3, 2014
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8 Impressive Indoor Gardens

No backyard? No problem. These indoor gardens show the power of bringing greenery indoors. (And check out these indoor gardening kits to work your own magic!)
May 27, 2014
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A Desert Blooms: A Middle Eastern Park Plan Breaks the Mold

How do you design green space that can withstand Abu Dhabi’s heat? Thomas Heatherwick listened to the desert.
May 16, 2014
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A Mid-Century Modern Renovation in Palm Beach County

When Chicago condo dwellers Kurt Baldassari and Virginia Devlin decided it was time to escape their city’s harsh winters once and for all, there was just one thing they couldn’t compromise on—the home had to be a mid-century modern. They found exactly that on a charming street called Barefoot Lane in Palm Beach County, Florida. The home was built in 1956 by Byron Simonson, an accomplished architect from the Palm Beach area whose residential designs are hard to come by today. The couple worked with architect Jeffrey Silberstein to preserve the home’s mid-century touches, while creating a light-filled space that feels current.
May 13, 2014
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Dwell Recommends: Storm King Art Center

Storm King Art Center offers two new reasons to visit Upstate New York in the upcoming months.
May 7, 2014
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Easy, Indoor Gardening for City Dwellers

Starting with an origami-inspired microgreen kit, two brothers want to bring your garden inside.
May 6, 2014
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A Mirrored Garden Comes to the Met Rooftop

Artist Dan Graham builds a glass pavilion around ivy hedgerows for the museum's annual rooftop installation.
April 30, 2014
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8 Backyards We Love

Offering places to garden, play, recline, and contemplate the view, backyards have the power to redefine the homes with which they share a site.
April 28, 2014