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Houses We Love

15 Modern Summer Rentals

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design. Warning: You may want to stay indoors during your vacation.


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Travel Reports

Notes from Design Week Mexico

Dwell is onsite at Design Week Mexico, which takes place in Mexico City through October 24. Here are some of our favorite highlights so far.

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City Guide

Modern Architecture in Miami

These tropical paradises in Miami are modern marvels.

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Coffee Break: San Francisco's Coffee Bar

When you walk into the Financial District's newest third-wave coffee hot spot, Coffee Bar, it may seem like you're waiting under the arch of a proscenium rather than in line for a piping hot latte.

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The Norsk Face

Marianne Lien and Lasse Altern Halvorsen opened Pur Norsk in Oslo in 2006 to seek out and promote the finest in Norweigan design. Can Pur Dansk be far behind? 

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Travel Reports

Michigan or Bust

I'm quite happy to report that I'm off for Michigan for the first time in all my days on Wednesday.

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City Guide

Architecture Tour: Madrid, Spain

Architect and designer Andrés Jaque takes us on a tour of pre-modern Madrid, highlighting the spaces where progressive design is breaking the mold.

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Travel Reports

KBIS 2011: Part 2

Our second update from the floor of the Las Vegas Convention Center and the 2011 Kitchen and Bath Industry Show includes outdoor kitchens, hybrid gas-charcoal grills, and a $6,400 toilet that will…

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Travel Reports

Living on Water: Stilted Villages

After visiting the legendary floating villages on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap, I took a detour to Kompong Phluk, a permanent settlement built upon stilts at the edge of the lake.


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Best of Belgium: Three Days in Antwerp

It's hard to narrow down the highlights of a recent trip Dwell took to Belgium—a whirlwind week covering Antwerp, Ghent, and Brussels, spent meeting architects and designers, exploring…


Dwell on Design 2013 - Airbnb Comes Home: Reimagining Design Thinking for Travel

Airbnb cofounder Joe Gebbia takes the stage to discuss how design thinking and a reimagination of the home has made Airbnb one of the mo