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A Green Wall in Silicon Valley

Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San Mateo, south of San Francisco.
May 6, 2013
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Amazing Modern Backyard Office

When it comes to DIY ingenuity, we applaud Scott Dorman of Marietta, Georgia, for designing, overseeing, and erecting a modern office/shed that makes a striking addition to his backyard. Click through the slideshow to see the shed in action and to hear Dorman candidly discuss the challenges and success of his project.
May 3, 2013
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Kitchens We Love: Part 2

As previously explored in 20 Modern Kitchens We Love and Dwell's Coolest Kitchens, we take a look at five more well-lit, spacious beauties that are bound to inspire even a professional chef.
May 3, 2013

5 Modern Beach Accessories

It's too darn hot and half of us in Dwell's San Francisco office almost took the N-Judah straight to the beach on our lunch break. With beach-going on the brain, we thought we'd put together some of our modern beach accessory picks. Now get out and enjoy the sun!
May 3, 2013

Family House with a Secret Room

This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John DeForest puts it—thanks in part to a hidden media room.
May 3, 2013
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7 Rooms with a View

As architect Frank Lloyd Wright once advised his students, "Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you." Inspired by the great outdoors, these seven homes from around the globe come fully equipped with a plentiful view, whether on a serene Greek island or California coastal town Big Sur. For more indoor/outdoor love, be sure to check out our issue dedicated to homes that celebrate life outside.
May 2, 2013
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Istanbul, Turkey

Dwell traveled to Turkey’s most cosmopolitan city for the first annual Istanbul Design Biennial, discovering a modern heart beating within ancient walls.
April 29, 2013
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5 Bathroom Storage Inspirations

The bathroom may be one of the tiniest rooms in your home, but it is often packed with products. These five bathrooms show how to stow it all away.
April 25, 2013


There are many products in our everyday lives that we simply put up with, never considering that there might be someone out there redesigning them in a way that will make us think "how did I ever put up with the way it was?" Take, for instance, the garden hose. How often have you thought about the design flaws of that tangled, faded green snake that you've run over in the driveway too many times to count? Well, the people are Great Stuff Inc. have, so they did something about it and now we have the RoboReel.
April 24, 2013