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  1. 11 Amazing Prefabs
    Houses We Love

    11 Amazing Prefabs

    Prefab houses are getting leaner, more efficient, and, in some cases, bigger. Here, we explore highlights from our December/January prefab issue, juxtaposed with our favorites from the past.

    written by: Erika Heet
    01.06.14

  2. TechnoCRAFT
    Event Spotlight

    TechnoCRAFT

    Out-of-the-box is so old school. On view now at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco is TechnoCRAFT, an exhibit that exhibit focuses in on the current trend of adapting a mass...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    07.24.10

  3. A Modern Coastal Home in Stinson Beach
    Green

    A Modern Coastal Home in Stinson Beach

    For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks. But with some smart design and sound engineering, this small coastal house stands tall against the threat of rising tides.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    photos by: Mathew Scott
    03.11.10

  4. Freunde von Freunden and Vitra’s Berlin Apartment
    City Guide

    Freunde von Freunden and Vitra’s Berlin Apartment

    A design collaboration between European furniture manufacturer Vitra and lifestyle voyeur Freunde von Freunden lays out a blueprint for contemporary living in Berlin's Mitte.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.15.14

  5. The Model Architect
    Event Spotlight

    The Model Architect

    Timothy Richards of Bath, England, turned his love of design into a cottage industry. He makes architectural models—not from cardboard, blocks or foam core, but from strong British Gypsum...

    written by: J. Michael Welton
    07.06.10

  6. Dwell's Coolest Kitchens
    Dwell on Design

    Dwell's Coolest Kitchens

    We've compiled a slideshow of some of our favorite kitchens we've featured in Dwell over the years, from a tiny galley kitchen in New York City to a wheelchair-accessible kitchen in California's ...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.08.12

  7. WF Magazine Side Table
    Product

    WF Magazine Side Table

    For our October issue we're celebrating the best in American design, so we recently got on the phone with Parsons-trained furniture and lighting designer Joshua Howe who spoke to us from his Hudson...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.27.12

  8. Green Cottage Getaway in Maine
    Green

    Green Cottage Getaway in Maine

    On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green getaway of his own.

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: Eirik Johnson
    11.22.10

  9. Fertile Grounds
    House Tours

    Fertile Grounds

    Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll. And with the voracious design appetites of a family of gastronomically inclined clients, this concrete...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    photos by: Dave Lauridsen
    02.26.10

  10. Plant It Earth
    Outdoor

    Plant It Earth

    Dwell has been getting a little garden crazy over the bright new products and planters cropping up this spring. We’ve shared some beautiful backyards and fantastic furniture, but what is the...

    written by: Olivia Martin
    03.19.13

  11. Family Matters
    House Tours

    Family Matters

    The open spaces and transparency of modern architecture turn out to be extremely useful when there’s a house full of relatives.

    written by: Lydia Lee
    photos by: Justin Fantl
    07.18.11

  12. New Britannia: London’s Boomlet of Modernist Hotels
    Travel Reports

    New Britannia: London’s Boomlet of Modernist Hotels

    London has long drawn visitors to its traditional Tudors, Edwardians, and Vics, architectural styles by turns traditionalist and stuffy and often reflected in its hotel décor. But as the city...

    written by: Adam H. Graham
    04.09.13

  13. Yard Sale Photographs
    Post

    Yard Sale Photographs

    Yard Sale Photographs, a new book of photography by Adam Bartos, revels in the everyday castoffs and outmoded bric-a-brac that lard the average American garage sale. With a cover that apes a second...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.13.09

  14. Pot + Pantry
    Food

    Pot + Pantry

    Last week I stopped into Pot + Pantry, Donna Suh Wageman's new kitchenwares shop in San Francisco's Mission District. Not only was the tiny space utterly charming, an appealing melange of the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.11.11

  15. 9 Designs From New Orleans
    In The Modern World

    9 Designs From New Orleans

    In honor of noted New Orleans architect Allen Eskew, who died Tuesday, we meander through the great design and architecture we love from the Big Easy.

    written by: Erika Heet
    12.13.13

  16. Modern Awakening
    House Tours

    Modern Awakening

    In Salt Lake City, a place not renowned for progressive architecture, Brent Jespersen built a luminous canyon retreat—using his architect father and a famed Utah modernist as his guides.

    written by: Heather Bradley
    photos by: Zubin Shroff
    06.01.09

  17. Tumblr of the Week: Budapest Poster Gallery
    Post

    Tumblr of the Week: Budapest Poster Gallery

    The first installment in our Tumblr of the Week series focuses on the site Budapest Poster Gallery, a collection ranging from politically charged propaganda to movie promotions to advertising. We...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.28.13

  18. Modern Furniture by Glasgow Woodworker Derek Welsh
    Product

    Modern Furniture by Glasgow Woodworker Derek Welsh

    From his Glasgow studio, woodworker Derek Welsh fashions craft-oriented modern furniture and bespoke interiors projects. At designjunction, a contemporary showcase at the London Design Festival,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.29.13

  19. Photo Series: Streets by Leigh Merrill
    Post

    Photo Series: Streets by Leigh Merrill

    Photographer Leigh Merrill has created a series of images that waver between reality and fantasy. While exploring the urban environment of the San Francisco Bay Area, she became fascinated by its...

    written by: Julia Sabot
    05.30.13

  20. Material Focus: Glass
    A Great Idea

    Material Focus: Glass

    As previously looked at in 5 Bold and Modern Glass Facades, Dwell takes another look at 8 contemporary structures that are recognized for their creative and daring use of combined materials and glass.

    written by: Jami Smith
    10.30.13

  21. Rubber-Made: 8 Great Interiors and Products
    A Great Idea

    Rubber-Made: 8 Great Interiors and Products

    Modern interiors and products incorporating the humble, versatile, and flexible material that is rubber.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    08.13.13

  22. Philadelphia, PA
    City Guide

    Philadelphia, PA

    One of the oldest cities in the United States and home to the country’s first International Style skyscraper, Philadelphia is, unfortunately, now associated more with cheesesteaks and...

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    06.17.09

  23. Self Preservation
    House Tours

    Self Preservation

    With the help of DSH Architects, a pair of intrepid Angelenos restored (and gently updated) Rudolph Schindler’s iconic Bubeshko Apartments.

    written by: Alissa Walker
    01.23.12

  24. Dutch Design Week 2012, Pt. 1
    Event Spotlight

    Dutch Design Week 2012, Pt. 1

    It is a beautiful autumn day in the Netherlands and a great buzz has settled upon Eindhoven as this year’s Dutch Design Week 2012, themed "Enter a brave new world," kicks off. 

    written by: Maarten Dinger
    10.25.12

  25. Exploring the process of George Nakashima Woodworker
    Event Spotlight

    Exploring the process of George Nakashima Woodworker

    New York's 1950 Gallery showcases rare photos and a posthumous collaboration between George and his daughter Mira.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.17.14

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