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This Japanese-Style Box Home Boasts a Two-Story Bookcase

A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.
May 3, 2015
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6 Home Libraries that Take Book Storage to the Next Level

Some people prefer to read books on their tablets or e-readers. This slideshow isn't for them. In the following images, see how clever architects and designers have found ways to incorporate books into the homes of people who love the printed word.
March 5, 2015
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8 Tips for Maximizing Bookshelf Space

While we love a proper library, well-placed shelving can turn piles of books into an instant reading nook.
November 10, 2014
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Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist

In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
October 1, 2014
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Modern Lake House in Missouri

Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.
September 12, 2014
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3 Innovative Outdoor Libraries in Russia

Three ‘book-objects’ created by Alexander and Daria Kudmova Butahinoy of the Moscow-based Ruetemple Architectural Studio offer ways to store books and save space. Furnishing the outdoor, public space of Park Muzeon and its Bauman Garden, these ‘objects’ reimagine the book’s natural habitat while offering shelter to books and booklovers alike.
January 28, 2014
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Library Style: 6 Looks at Books in the Modern World

In the Kindle era, it's possible to do away with ink-on-paper books in the name of decluttering. And yet there's something about those old volumes that, for many of us, helps make a house a home. Here are six modern living spaces that use books to make a simple, elegant statement.
November 30, 2013
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Family-Sized Addition for Renovated Austin Bungalow

Austin architect J.C. Schmeil converted his family's 1935 bungalow into a spacious modern family home on a modest budget and with tons of ingenuity.
November 18, 2013
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11 Creative Uses for Ladders

As we prepare for our November issue, which is all about small spaces, we’re thinking small, and that often means creative use of otherwise wasted space above the main floor. Getting to these spaces always requires an equally space-saving vehicle. Enter the ladder, that age-old device that may have its ups and downs (we couldn’t resist), but whether helping us reach for that top-shelf book or getting us to our sleeping loft, can be rendered in so many oh-so-modern ways. Here are some that have graced the pages of Dwell.
August 8, 2013
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