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Forging a Connection to the Texas Skies One Window at a Time

It can’t be denied that windows play a key role in ensuring that a home blends seamlessly with its environment. When Stephen Lohr and David Stocker of SHM Architects began designing the Sunnybrook residence in the Preston Hollow neighborhood of Dallas, they were determined to find the right windows to outfit a structure that would be fully integrated into the landscape.
April 11, 2016
The driveway leads up to a renovated home in France

Imagine All The Delicious French Meals You Could Eat Here

A renovated house on the outskirts of Paris features a peaceful outdoor space.
April 9, 2016
Products designed by Note Design Studio

Minimalism That's Full of Charisma

Based in Stockholm, Note Design Studio (@notedesignstudio) has built up a portfolio of perfectly minimalist flats, smart furniture, and a range of products and lighting. The firm’s feed offers a behind-the-scenes look at its team’s daily undertakings, which may include experimenting in 3-D printing, testing a color palette for a residential project, and visiting the studio of local icon Åke Axelsson for inspiration.
April 9, 2016
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27 Things Not to Miss at Milan Design Week 2016

Whether heading to Milan for the annual celebration of design or catching updates from afar, you'll want to keep track of these products, designers, and installations.
April 8, 2016
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Photo of the Week: Rocking Walnut in All the Right Ways

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.
April 6, 2016
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Love at First Sight

A couple buys an original Art Nouveau apartment right on the spot in Barcelona.
April 5, 2016
The main living area, which includes a more formal sitting area near the entrance, the dining area, Braitmayer’s workspace and the kitchen, in which the couple’s daughter works at the island. In the foreground is a pair of mid-century chairs; at left is a

The Obstacles That Drive Wheelchair Users Crazy

An architect imagines solutions to the accessibility problems in our buildings.
April 4, 2016
The Bloedel Conservatory in Vancouver’s Queen Elizabeth Park.

Geodesic Domes, Pastries, and Art, Oh My! Welcome to Vancouver

We spotlight a multifamily home in Vancouver’s Strathcona district by Shape Architecture in our upcoming May issue, but in the meantime take a tour with the firm's favorite spots in Vancouver.
April 4, 2016
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The Lighting Designer Who Has Melded Form with Function for Decades

When it comes to lighting design, the vital role that technology plays can sometimes be forgotten. Luckily, a number of designers have made it their goal to be at the forefront of the industry and to incorporate updates that enhance both form and function. Beginning in the late 1960s and continuing to this day, Robert Sonneman has consistently explored ways of innovating and perfecting his designs, leading to a selection of iconic silhouettes that have been carefully tweaked to make them more efficient than ever.
April 4, 2016