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Japanese Inspired Summer Retreat

An architect recasts a 1960s artist’s retreat in southeastern Norway.
October 20, 2013
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Little Cabin In the Woods: 7 Homes We Love

Nothing screams "late fall" like a trip to a cabin. These seven homes fit the coziness bill, but with a modern slant that brings the housing typology into the 21st century.
October 18, 2013
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Salvaged Wood Renovation in Portland

Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.
October 17, 2013
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Designing with Ipe: Hardwood at Home

Ipe, commonly known as Brazilian walnut, is a South American hardwood that is three times harder than cedar, has the same fire rating as concrete and steel, and is resistant to humidity and mildew. Here are six examples of the hardwood at work.
October 16, 2013
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Slat Happy: 8 Louvered Homes

Dwell's aesthetic has been summed up by a few aesthetic traits: flat roofs, glass walls, and wood slats. While that isn't always the case, we do appreciate louvered facades for how they help regulate light and temperature (as well as their clean, minimalist finish).
October 11, 2013
Heath Ceramics Winter 2013 Collection

Heath Ceramics Winter 2013 Collection

It's no secret that Dwell has a special affinity for Heath Ceramics. We've long loved the renowned midcentury pottery manufacturer and have covered their creations many times in the past, such as when they introduced the 'cool lava' glaze and their seasonal summer offerings. Now, Heath has released a new seasonal Winter collection that we positively love. In their own words "A crisp, frosty winter day. Warm hues meet a powdery snow."
October 9, 2013
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A Prefab Cabin in Norway

A small prefab cabin in Norway is offering an alternative view on the concept of luxury.
October 7, 2013
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Modern Lilong House Renovation in Shanghai

Seeking a stronger connection with his adopted city, Edoardo Allegranti revamps a lilong house in China’s bustling municipality.
October 1, 2013
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Fall Design Trend: Native American Design

We've all seen the Native American design trend lately and we think that when mixed properly with modern pieces this trend can be really quite beautiful. When looking to incorporate this trend, look no further than famed Portland, Oregon company Pendleton Woolen Mills. Known for their intricate patterns on blankets and throws inspired by Native American designs and for the softness of their lightweight, 100% pure virgin wool clothing, Pendleton has grown over the last 150 years to provide everything from their traditional offerings to furniture, bath, tabletop and home decor. Perfect for fall, we take you through some of our favorite pieces from Pendleton.
September 25, 2013
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