From Commune to Commonplace
Tired of carting supplies back and forth from Ukiah to the commune where he lived in Northern California, John Schaeffer decided...
Table Linens by Commune Design
In my online wanderings this week I've come across a totally lovely set of table linens from Los Angeles–based Commune Design.
Commune Design Loves Japan
Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los Angeles? Good idea. Partnering with Heath Ceramics? Really good idea.
Valerie x Commune Design Chocolates
Little throws the Dwell office into a tizzy of afternoon consumption than some toothsome confection (Full disclosure: Baked goods...
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Roman Alonso of Commune
Roman Alonso of Los Angeles-based design collective Commune shares his recommendations for buying the perfect gift.
A Sophisticated Renovation of a 19th Century Manhattan Town House
Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.
Friday Finds 07.20.12
A container commune, an apartment building designed to accommodate motorcycles, an archival look at San Francisco, and more in...
Low-Tech Utopia
People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones, which probably isn't an issue when the glass house is a commune.
10 Excellent Retro Home Tips
The retro look is one that's very popular and commonplace in the home at the moment.
A Modern Beachside Trailer Home in Malibu
Having spent many years pining for her own space at the beach, Sofie Howard—photographer agent and owner of Los Angeles–based...
Grade-A Getaway Outside Mexico City
Two families share a triangular retreat on Lake Avándaro.
Stay in a Minimalist Villa in the Sicilian Countryside, Complete With Sea Views
With an architectural simplicity that highlights the textures and colors of its raw wood board cladding, this 1,238-square-foot,...
Artist Reinvents the Contemporary Art Experience
Sargam Griffin, a contemporary artist located in Healdsburg, California, is reinventing the art experience.
Ever Wanted to Stay in an Ancient Trullo in Puglia, Italy?
Experience the unique architectural heritage of Italy’s Apulia region at Brindisi Trulli, an ancient trullo that was transformed...
Usefulness in Small Things
I've always been a firm believer that some of the most interesting design is found in the objects we use everyday.
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s first patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
Danish Design in Copenhagen Micro-Neighborhood Paper Island
Norm Architects retrofitted an old warehouse in an up-and-coming enclave of the Copenhagen harbor for Danish furniture company...
Friday Finds 08.05.11
Close off the week with simply the best designs, photographs, and musical odes selected by the editors of Dwell.
Each Day at This Floating Home Begins With a Swim, Just Two Feet From Bed
After three years ashore, a Copenhagen couple return to the city’s waterways on a floating home for two.

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