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Contemporary Hints in Santa Barbara
Catch design observations and smart tips this month and throughout 2013 from our national partner ASID's talented roster of...
Five Shipping Containers Are Woven Into This Home in Santa Barbara
There’s even a shipping container sitting in the kitchen.
This Santa Barbara Yurt Is the Ultimate Place to Recharge
We spend the night in a spacious, one-of-a-kind yurt that overlooks the Channel Islands and knits together local history and...
A Soulful Renovation in Santa Barbara Brings the Mountains Front and Center
A restrained revamp by Anacapa and Bailey Peace Design emphasizes the rolling landscape.
Architect Barton Myers Lists His Lauded, Glass-and-Steel Compound in Santa Barbara for $8.2M
Featuring steel garage doors that stave off fires, the home, guesthouse, and studio of Barton Myers are now on the market.
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
Artist Reinvents the Contemporary Art Experience
Sargam Griffin, a contemporary artist located in Healdsburg, California, is reinventing the art experience.
Traditional Farmhouse Meets Contemporary Living
Inspired by hilltop views and traditional New England farm and barn structures, Marvin Architect's Challenge-winner Michael...
A Dark Midcentury Becomes a Luminous Gem
A dated midcentury dwelling in Santa Barbara is transformed into a bright, airy abode—perfectly suited for contemporary living.
Two Eclectic Volumes Unite This Contemporary Chilean Home
Perched 1,476 feet above sea level, a modern home is designed to beautifully embrace its coastal setting.
A Contemporary Cottage Is a Warm Refuge For a Family of Skiers
Built for a family of ski lovers, this holiday home known as the Cottage in Sutton recedes into its lush landscape with a sleek...
This Mallorcan Hotel Blends Medieval Architecture With Contemporary Luxury
A quartet of spacious new villa suites and a revamped spa honor the hotel’s rugged landscape and historic setting.
6 Contemporary Kitchen Trends That Will Last For Years to Come
From appliances and lighting to tiles, cabinetry, and shelving, say hello to six modern kitchen trends that are sure to stand the...
An Art Deco Dwelling Receives a Sleek, Contemporary Extension
Originally built in 1938, the revived Shadow House in Melbourne merges contemporary and Art Deco features.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Contemporary Fireplaces
Get in the autumn spirit with these cozy fireplace designs from the Dwell community.
Casework Transforms an Industrial Building Into a Sleek, Contemporary Workspace
Casework infuses an industrial building in Portland, Oregon, with stylish interiors and inspired spaces for creative thinking.
This Striking Chalet Perfectly Balances Playfulness With Contemporary Design
Surrounded by valleys and dense foliage, Abercorn Chalet is a bold, stylish retreat that embraces the natural wonders of Quebec’s...
A Contemporary Home Cascades Down the Hillside in Vancouver
Astounding mountain and harbor views in Central Vancouver direct the remodel of this 1970s dwelling.
Take Your Next Vacation in a Midcentury Home in the Santa Monica Mountains
With its organic, horizontal silhouette, raw concrete facade, and Bauhaus-leaning interiors, this midcentury nature retreat...
A Jim Cutler–Designed Beaux Arts Contemporary Asks $5.2M
Massive counter-weighted windows encase the facade—framing views of equally enormous Douglas firs.