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The exterior facade of the Cricket Trailer designed by Garrett Finney.

5 OUTDOOR CAMPERSWith summer just around the corner, there is no better time and place to plan an outdoor excursion. Take a look at these five functional and sustainable housing units, that embrace nature's charm.

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Originally appeared in Modern NASA-Inspired Cricket Trailer
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5 ALTERNATIVES TO THE TRADITIONAL HEADBOARDThe bed is so much more than a place to lay your head, it's the focal point of the room and the headboard can either make or break that look. Rather than the conventional headboard, consider one of these creative alternatives from some of our favorite bedrooms featured in Dwell.

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Originally appeared in 12 Beautiful Bedrooms
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AMAZING MODERN BACKYARD OFFICEWhen 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.

Originally appeared in Amazing Modern Backyard Office
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White living room with pops of color

SECOND FLOOR LIVINGWhether it’s a first apartment or a penthouse in the sky, these notoriously small spaces can house big style. Click through the slideshow to see some of our favorite fancy flats.

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Originally appeared in "A Home Should Never Feel Like a Hotel Lobby"
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A MID-CENTURY RENOVATION IN WASHINGTONThis classic mid-century modern home in Lakewood, Washington, had great "bones" that had been compromised by subsequent remodels.

Originally appeared in A Mid-Century Renovation in Washington
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Modern bathroom with irregular tiled wall

BATHROOM SOLUTIONS: SMART STORAGE DESIGNWe tackle the bathroom in this installment of the Smart Storage Design series. From sliding cabinets to brightly colored vanities to hidden hampers, there's no shortage of ingenious ideas in the slideshow that follows.

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Originally appeared in A Budget Friendly Brownstone Renovation in Brooklyn
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Alexander McQueen by Hendrik Kerstens

ALEXANDER MCQUEEN AND THE MEANING OF LIFEI did not attend “Savage Beauty,” the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, thinking that I would fall to my knees and weep at the recognition of some finite and indefinable quality (genius?). With the awareness of fashion of an underfunded graduate student, I expected luxurious fabrics and clothing that spoke of wealth and extravagance.

Originally appeared in Alexander McQueen and the Meaning of Life
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The exterior facade of the Cricket Trailer designed by Garrett Finney.

5 OUTDOOR CAMPERSWith summer just around the corner, there is no better time and place to plan an outdoor excursion. Take a look at these five functional and sustainable housing units, that embrace nature's charm.

Photo by Sarah Wilson.

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