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Plain and Sempé
A maker of unfussy, elegant design objects, Inga Sempé delights in things both great and small—even if she doesn’t own any.
A Yurt-Inspired Vacation Home on the High Desert Plains of Colorado
Yurts inspire nature-immersed ideas of escaping the trappings of urban living—usually while enjoying cool breezes, icy beverages,...
Hidden in Plain View
A digitally fabricated design in London boasts secret compartments for coralling the trappings of a modern workspace.
Affordable, SIP-Built Family Home in Kansas City
Architect Jamie Darnell had a simple plan for his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but the result is anything but plain.
Roof Cut-Outs in This Portuguese Home Draw in Light and Air
Set in the rolling plains of Portugal’s Alentejo region, a minimalist holiday home celebrates its Mediterranean landscape.
A Renovated Boathouse on Seattle's Portage Bay
A once-plain floating home on Seattle’s Portage Bay receives a much-needed renovation ten years in the making.
36 Stunning “Before & After” Modern Home Renovations
Whether they suffered from outdated amenities, a convoluted floor plan, or were just plain crumbling down, these modern home...
Celebrated Polo Player Nacho Figueras Commissions a Low-Slung, Concrete Stable
Buenos Aires-based Estudio Ramos designs a concrete, wood, and iron stable that houses 44 prized horses and melds with the...
Green Planning in North Dakota
Amid the tall grasses and open skies of the Great Plains, forward-thinking urban planning ideas take root in North Dakota.
With a clean-lined new loft building designed by El Dorado Inc., a fleet of hip galleries, and a burgeoning creative class,...
From Milan: Q&A with Inga Sempe
Moustache is a new French company debuting their contemporary home furnishings at Salone this year.
Aligned with Nature
When Dominique Gettliffe saw the site his clients had purchased in tiny Crestone, deep in southwest Colorado, he didn’t see...
Modern In Denver Magazine
5 Modern Home Ice Cream Makers
For homemade ice cream! Whether you favor Kumquat-Poppy Seed or plain Vanilla, a home ice-cream maker lets you effortlessly craft...
Surrounded by cattle-flecked plains smack in the middle of America, Wichita generally has a reputation as a sleepy,...
Danish Farmhouse Turned Contemporary Art Studio
At first sight, the plain barn adjacent to Lone and Søren Asmusson’s home in Farum, Denmark, looks like any other thatched barn...
In Mitchell’s Plain township in Cape Town, South Africa, living conditions are harsh.
Be Your Own Marimekko
Does the lack of Jar Jar Binks pillow shams make you want to design your own Star Wars bedsheets? Do plain ol'...
Boulder, Colorado, straddles a dynamic geographical border where miles of Rocky Mountains descend into flat plains that stretch...
Eco-Conscious, With a Clutch
Audi's A4 TDI Concept e looks like a plain ol' A4, yet it gets an impressive 58.95 mpg.
Inga Sempe's Risotto Spoon
We at Dwell are big fans of French designer Inga Sempé's work; we've profiled her in 2007; ran a Q&A from Milan on