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The main living area, which includes a more formal sitting area near the entrance, the dining area, Braitmayer’s workspace and the kitchen, in which the couple’s daughter works at the island. In the foreground is a pair of mid-century chairs; at left is a

The Obstacles That Drive Wheelchair Users Crazy

An architect imagines solutions to the accessibility problems in our buildings.
April 4, 2016
The Bloedel Conservatory in Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Park.

Geodesic Domes, Pastries, and Art, Oh My! Welcome to Vancouver

We spotlight a multifamily home in Vancouver’s Strathcona district by Shape Architecture in our upcoming May issue, but in the meantime take a tour with the firm's favorite spots in Vancouver.
April 4, 2016
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The Lighting Designer Who Has Melded Form with Function for Decades

When it comes to lighting design, the vital role that technology plays can sometimes be forgotten. Luckily, a number of designers have made it their goal to be at the forefront of the industry and to incorporate updates that enhance both form and function. Beginning in the late 1960s and continuing to this day, Robert Sonneman has consistently explored ways of innovating and perfecting his designs, leading to a selection of iconic silhouettes that have been carefully tweaked to make them more efficient than ever.
April 4, 2016
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It’s Always Happy Hour at This Apartment

A compact Chelsea apartment reveals a game-changing bar.
April 4, 2016
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This Factory Switches Out Cattle-Fodder for Furniture

A family brings out the best in a neglected space to build their home in Belgium.
April 4, 2016
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Black and White and Minimalist All Over

Interiors firm Mim Design, headed by Miriam Fanning, posts snapshots of eye-catching rooms on its Instagram account, @mimdesignstudio. We’re particularly fond of the Australian studio’s kitchens and bathrooms, in which stretches of gray marble, white-and-black paneling, and metal fixtures create a streamlined, Scandinavian-inspired look.
April 3, 2016
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Sci-Fi Sleek Kitchen Appliances for Close Quarters

Streamlined appliances pack functionality into narrow silhouettes.
April 3, 2016
Compact kitchen with IKEA cabinets and appliances.

House of the Week: A College Dorm That Will Make Grownups Envious

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest. Follow Dwell's Pinterest account for more daily design inspiration.
April 2, 2016
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Tidy Tools for Making Sure Your Bathroom Doesn’t Look Gross

Simple pieces offer flexible storage solutions.
April 2, 2016
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