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  1. Tiny 1920s Garage Transformed Into a Charming Studio
    Renovation

    Tiny 1920s Garage Transformed Into a Charming Studio

    A dilapidated auto shop in Seattle is reborn as an efficient studio rental.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    12.01.14

  2. 5 Modern Chimneys
    In The Modern World

    5 Modern Chimneys

    Installing the proper flues for ventilation can be an eyesore. Here are five modern chimneys that don't mar their rooflines.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    11.30.14

  3. Grandson of Frank Lloyd Wright Constructs Peaceful Prefab Near the Legend's Famed School
    My House

    Grandson of Frank Lloyd Wright Constructs Peaceful Prefab Near the Legend's Famed School

    A scion of Frank Lloyd Wright erects a modular hillside retreat near the architect’s estate.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    12.03.14

  4. Modular Compound is the Ultimate Retreat for Three Generations
    House Tours

    Modular Compound is the Ultimate Retreat for Three Generations

    On a wedge-shaped lot in the Texas Hill Country, a couple adapt a modular system to create an idyllic gathering spot.

    written by: Dan Oko
    photos by: Collin Hughes
    12.05.14

  5. Dusty Garages Transformed Into Studios, Party Rooms, and More
    Renovation

    Dusty Garages Transformed Into Studios, Party Rooms, and More

    Garages are loaded with untapped potential, but many homeowners take their outbuildings for granted. Here are five garages that were transformed from dusty storage units into functional spaces.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    12.05.14

  6. Bright Kitchen Remodel Contrasts Bright White and Dark Wood
    Renovation

    Bright Kitchen Remodel Contrasts Bright White and Dark Wood

    By adding natural light and circulation to Frederic and Sally Pla's existing kitchen, designer Sol Quintana Wagoner achieved a comfortable atmosphere ideal for entertaining house guests.

    written by: Emily Shapiro
    12.09.14

  7. 28 Triangles Make Up This Hyper-Angular Family Home
    House Tours

    28 Triangles Make Up This Hyper-Angular Family Home

    Fresh geometries inform a modular residence in Portland, Oregon.

    written by: Laura Mauk
    photos by: Cedric Angeles
    12.09.14

  8. Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab
    Finishing Touch

    Small, Green, and Mighty: Hurricane-Proof Prefab

    A new prefab company represents the future of low-impact affordable housing.

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.10.14

  9. Adventurous Apartment Building Made of 36 Shipping Containers
    Houses We Love

    Adventurous Apartment Building Made of 36 Shipping Containers

    Three dozen shipping containers find a safe port in a modern apartment building in Mexico.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    12.10.14

  10. Amazing Transformation of a Musty Attic Into a Luminous Loft
    Finishing Touch

    Amazing Transformation of a Musty Attic Into a Luminous Loft

    In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Ye-h Photography
    12.12.14

  11. "Unfortunate" Shed Off a Modernist Home Becomes a Cozy Guesthouse
    Houses We Love

    "Unfortunate" Shed Off a Modernist Home Becomes a Cozy Guesthouse

    An architect and an interior designer convert a dilapidated toolshed into a modern guesthouse.

    written by: Brian Bruegge
    photos by: Brian W. Ferry
    12.15.14

  12. You Won't Believe That These Incredible Modern Buildings are Chapels and Synagogues
    In The Modern World

    You Won't Believe That These Incredible Modern Buildings are Chapels and Synagogues

    Following the advent of modernism, sacred architecture continues to reinvent religious expression.

    12.16.14

  13. Japanese Home Among the Trees Uses Bookshelves and Glass for Walls
    House Tours

    Japanese Home Among the Trees Uses Bookshelves and Glass for Walls

    An established Japanese architecture firm with a yen for porous, indoor-outdoor living spaces crafts a hilltop perch for a young family and the surrounding wildlife.

    written by: Winifred Bird
    photos by: Ken'ichi Suzuki
    12.30.14

  14. Enjoy the View Through These Gorgeous Glass Walls
    Houses We Love

    Enjoy the View Through These Gorgeous Glass Walls

    Rather than blot out their scenery, these seven houses attain crystal-clear continuity between interior and exterior with sleek glass curtain walls.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    12.17.14

  15. L.A. Renovation Respects Midcentury Bones (While Adding Some Flair)
    House Tours

    L.A. Renovation Respects Midcentury Bones (While Adding Some Flair)

    A couple return their A. Quincy Jones house in Los Angeles to its former glory—and add some soul of their own.

    written by: Fred A. Bernstein
    photos by: Jake Stangel
    12.31.14

  16. The 10 Best-Designed Restaurants in America
    We Recommend

    The 10 Best-Designed Restaurants in America

    At Dwell we're obsessed with eateries that treat their decor as carefully as their prix fixes. From Philadelphia to Palm Springs, these ten tantalizing restaurant designs are a feast for the eye.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.10.15

  17. 5 Inspired Approaches to Kitchen Storage
    Rooms We Love

    5 Inspired Approaches to Kitchen Storage

    Dwell's current Photo of the Week, which showcases rows of colorfully arranged Mason jars, reminded us there's an art even to kitchen storage. Here are few more inspired pantries.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.12.15

  18. 7 Modern Dwellings South of the Mason-Dixon
    Houses We Love

    7 Modern Dwellings South of the Mason-Dixon

    Known for its down-home rusticity, the American South is also home to some impressively modern residences. Here are a few of our favorites.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.18.15

  19. 7 Ideas for Landscaping with Gravel
    A Great Idea

    7 Ideas for Landscaping with Gravel

    Great for adding texture to a yard or driveway, gravel is a low-maintenance, eco-friendly landscaping choice.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.17.15

  20. 7 Sustainable Second Homes
    Green

    7 Sustainable Second Homes

    Therapeutic for the mind and the planet, these green getaways demonstrate how smart R&R balances comfort and conscientiousness.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    12.09.14

  21. Psst! Follow Us Down These 5 Secret Passages
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    Psst! Follow Us Down These 5 Secret Passages

    Remember when you were a kid and you'd knock on walls trying to uncover hidden staircases? Of course you do. These six homes make good on that childhood dream with carefully-concealed private spaces.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.19.15

  22. How to Design with Mahogany
    How To

    How to Design with Mahogany

    Every variety of wood has its own personality. Rich yet restrained, mahogany is a soothing presence. Here's how seven modern homes put it to use.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.20.15

  23. Family Ski Retreat is a World Away from Cars and Cares
    My House

    Family Ski Retreat is a World Away from Cars and Cares

    San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated sensibility.

    written by: Dwell Staff
    photos by: Matthew Williams
    02.22.15

  24. Chalk It Up: How Modern Homes Incorporate Chalkboards
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    Chalk It Up: How Modern Homes Incorporate Chalkboards

    Excellent for doodling or nagging your roommates about chores, chalkboards add a playful touch at these five homes.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.24.15

  25. 5 Beautiful Kitchen Hoods
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    5 Beautiful Kitchen Hoods

    Of all the ways to get creative in the kitchen, from tiled backsplashes to granite countertops, the ventilation system is surely the most overlooked. These five range hoods remind us that even the...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    02.26.15

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