28214 Home Design Ideas and Photos

Owners Rachel and Nolan Ploegman's sons, Alex and Logan, run along the perimeter of their Parallelogram House in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Its raw shell and stretched geometry were conceived by 5468796 Architecture and executed by Concord Projects. Brunswick Steel assisted with the bent-plate Cor-Ten columns.

East St. Paul, Manitoba
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
The carport screen is dotted with different-size openings, some louvered.
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Austin, Texas
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
Once a musty crawl space, the new porch features a custom built-in table and Cane-line Breeze chairs.
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Rockport, Massachusetts
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
A Penobscot Bay swing hangs beside the dining table in the porch.
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Rockport, Massachusetts
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
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Tehachapi Mountains, California
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
Inspired by Russian and Finnish designs, the fireplace harvests hot air by sending it into the basement and radiating it into the room.
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Tehachapi Mountains, California
Dwell Magazine : November / December 2017
The walnut cabinetry was designed by Wilding; shelves have high-output LED tape routed into a continuous reveal for accent lighting.
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Denver, Colorado
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
The living area floats atop a deeply recessed steel-reinforced concrete block structure.

Tasmania, Australia
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
The main living area is cantilevered into the tree canopy, while bedrooms, bathrooms, service, and storage are located behind a long wall of cabinetry against the hillside.
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Cupertino, California
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
A 22-foot-long white composite quartz countertop provides both kitchen work space and a dining table.
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Cupertino, California
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
Two trunk-like columns support an aluminum-and-zinc-clad home in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains designed by architect Craig Steely. With an intention to disrupt  as few oak trees on the dense site as possible, Steely built the glass-walled house to  nestle against the steep hillside. Visitors access the entrance from above, descending to the living spaces via a native grass-covered roof.
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Cupertino, California
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
Demolition exposed a high, wood-beamed ceiling, which added “cubic meters of air” to the apartment, says Hernán. The bedroom is furnished with custom pieces made of Paraiso wood.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
A sleek version of the traditional  parrilla, or grill, handcrafted  by Oficios Asociados, has pride  of place on the patio counter.
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dwell Magazine : September / October 2017
“We were researching places where we could get fake old beams, but at the last minute, the contractor found some from a barn that was coming down,
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North Hatley, Quebec
Dwell Magazine : July / August 2017
LAMAS designed a quartet of bunkbeds large enough for adults.
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North Hatley, Quebec
Dwell Magazine : July / August 2017
The view from the bedroom on the third floor.
Lambert pours wine in the kitchen, which is defined by a low concrete-block wall and serves as the home’s central core. The seating-area chairs are from Herman Miller.
A Potence wall lamp by Jean Prouvé and a Dioscuri table lamp by Michele De Lucchi for Artemide illuminate the living area, which includes a Wire Base Elliptical Table by Charles and Ray Eames.
The steps lead to a roof deck, where the owners can enjoy sweeping views of the ocean.
Cash and Rock are shown here in front of a blackened steel “fireplace wall” that was designed by Hufft Projects. Matthew explains how he’s learned to design things that are durable and safe. He continues, “You never realize how destructive kids are until you have them. I’m continuously learning from them and how they interact within architecture.”
Lake House
The expansive decks and patios enable indoor/outdoor living and easy entertaining.
The pop of orange as an accent color is picked up in the carport.
Lush landscaping softens the steep driveway that leads to the garage at the base of the house.
A transparent balcony allows unobstructed views of the sea and Newcastle's skyline.
In the bright and airy kitchen, top-of-the-line appliances include a Miele integrated refrigerator, a Liebherr freezer unit, and a concealed Qasair Condari Westmore rangehood. The Salinas System Kitchen island was designed by Patricia Urquiola for Boffi.
The home's sci-fi structure seems to hover over the landscape.
Sleek cabinetry extends from the kitchen into the dining room for extra storage.
Lush landscaping designed by Octopus Garden Design extends from the front yard through a terraced side garden into the backyard.
In the living room, the Bend Sofa was designed by Patricia Urquiola for B&B Italia. Cementa Smoke Matt floor tiles were sourced from Surface Gallery.
The architects were able to work with the property's steep topography by creating three distinct levels for the home.
The top floor of the home is propped on three large steel supports that resembles paperclips.
The soaring two-story structure at dusk.
The feeling of indoor/outdoor living extends to the second floor thanks to the floor-to-ceiling glazing. The beauty of the post and beam construction is particularly sensed at this level.
A built-in display cabinet adds storage, while also enhancing the authentic midcentury feel.
The updated kitchen features a Sub-Zero refrigerator and Miele appliances.
The open layout flows from the kitchen into the dining and living areas.
Double-height ceilings over the open dining area helps to create a nice, airy vibe.
Expansive glazing creates a beautiful flow and a strong integration of indoor/outdoor spaces.

Dive into Dwell's photo archive of spectacular modern homes that embody great design. From midcentury gems to prefabricated units to eye-opening renovations, these inspirational projects are elegant responses to the site and the client's needs. Here, you'll find ideas for every room in the house, whether it be kitchen, bath, bedroom, living, or dining—and beyond.