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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

Touring the Weimar Bauhaus Campus

Dwell tours the first Bauhaus campus built by Henry Van de Velde in 1907 to learn more about Walter Gropius's ideology behind the modern design school.

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London Design Festival: Day 2

I spent my second day at the London Design Festival in the Shoreditch Design Triangle in East London.

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City Guide

Exploring Melbourne, Australia

No opera house. No Bondi Beach. No sunning celebs. This is Melbourne, home of Australia’s most thriving design scene.

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Modern Boutique Hotel in a 19th-Century Foundry

Designer John Tong’s inventive Ontario boutique hotel blends rural references with an urbane sensibility.

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The Tallest Cake in the World

To my joie de vivre, my first Sunday in Paris coincided with musée gratuit dimanche, the first Sunday of every month when museums across the city open their doors to the masses for no charge.

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Arch Students Build a Hive

This semester I had the opportunity to teach the first studio for the new three-year MArch grad program at Woodbury University with Rebecca Rudolph, in coordination with Kelly Bair (who taught the…

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2011 Modernism Show

The 2011 Modernism Show, held in the cavernous Barker Hangar at Santa Monica Airport, brought both rarities and new interpretations within the category.

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Michigan: Day One

As I noted last week via the blog and Twitter, and my colleague Amanda so aptly showed in this slideshow, I was in Michigan last week.


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Serra Residence Renovation

When residents Gino and Paetra Serra decided to renovate their 1933 Italianate foursquare-plan home in Kansas City, Missouri, to accommodate their growing family, they made sure that in addition to…


In Conversation with John Macleod

The two best restaurants Aaron Britt visited in Glasgow—in terms of both food and design—were the tony old Cafe Gandolfi and the newly opened Crabs