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How to Design with White

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While white may be interpreted as an absence of color, it is by no means absent of major impact when used in design. Here, Dwell looks back on some of our favorite homes that center around a white schema to prove that, when done correctly, the lack of color actually translates into an effortless cool.

Wenes asked artists from Studio Simple to devise an imaginative storage solution for the bathroom.
At the far end of the living room, an old armoire—an inherited family heirloom—stands as a sober counterpoint to all...
To complement the white-washed custom cabinetry in her kitchen, architect Julie Salles Schaffer designed a tile...
A vintage lamp and George Nelson’s Marshmallow sofa and Spool clock embody the mid-century feel of Soheil and Nima...
The cooktop, refrigerator, and wall ovens are by Jenn-Air; the sink and faucet are by Kohler; and the countertops are...
30E Design transformed a hallway in a Boston brownstone from a “dumping ground for all the plumbing and utilities with...
Painters accomplished the high-gloss finish on the cabinets of a kitchen in San Francisco by applying a coat of paint,...
The home’s informal dining space has a slightly rustic feel, sporting bronze and wood in the form of a Lindsey Adams...
Yurika Ninomiya says good morning to busy central Nagoya from her third-floor bedroom while husband Takuya opens up the...
The bed, usually scattered with Legos and toy cars, “is a big playground for the kids,” says Krastev.
The wide apertures of Sweden's Plus House crisscross to form a mathematical sign—adding up to a prime residence.
Michael McCarthy and Marcia Myers spent years rehabilitating the Douglas House.
O chairs by Karim Rashid surround the dining table.
The kitchen window looks out to stairs that lead up to a small roof terrace. The kitchen faucet is byDornbracht.
When Bjerre-Poulsen first saw the house, “I instantly saw all the interesting possibilities,” he says.
Armed with a DIY spirit and tight budget, designers Susanna and Jussi Vento sought to renovate their 660-square-foot...
The office, which is a single-level separate unit, boasts Ikea desks and a signed work by Gilbert and George (friends...
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