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Consistently ranked one of the world’s happiest country, Bhutan is blessed with natural beauty. Take in as much as you can during your visit here with a stay at the five Amankora Lodges, which all come with cozy, modern interiors and expansive windows to take advantage of the views.
Just a short two hour high-speed train ride from Tokyo will take you to Minami-Uonuma, in the region of Niigata. Here, you’ll find Satoyama Jujo, a countryside hotel with cypress and cedar wood floors, outdoor bathtub, furniture by Arne Jacobsen, Hans Wegner and Isamu Noguchi, and spectacular mountain views.
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Small space champion Graham Hill’s 350-square-foot apartment has an office that flips into a sleeping corner with seating cubes that can be arranged to form a bed and a curved Hufcor accordion door.
Framework Architecture created a partially enclosed sleeping nook in this tiny Brooklyn studio apartment, which snuggly fits a full-sized bed.
Project 42 - Bathoom Design view
Client: 724. Craig
Location : Greater, United Kingdom
“[W]e didn’t need a huge space for our clients to live in harmony, it just needed to be a well thought out space,” says the architects. A V Leg Bed by George Nelson is a classic addition to the bedroom, along with Tolomeo wall mounted luminaires from Artermide. The artwork is from David Band.
Gepetto built a Murphy bed that folds into a larger walnut storage unit. The wall, which also conceals a washer and dryer, does double duty as a partition between the bedroom and the loft’s entrance.
Giovanna de Uzin Fontecha relaxes in the master bedroom on a Leaf chaise by Claesson-Koivisto-Rune for Living Divani.
The bedroom is outfitted with only the basics.
Graham can also enjoy the view from his room.
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The master bed floats in the middle of the room, so the waking view is of the gardens and fountain.
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A large dark wood stained island provides extra storage and work space for both the parents and the children.
The showstopping material elements are the Borghini honed marble countertop and backsplash by Ann Sacks. Hasami porcelain vessels line the open shelving.
Statuario marble appears again in the bathroom, where it contrasts pink cabinets that create ample room for storage.
“[The owner] needed a good working kitchen, the ability to seat up to 20 at dining tables, and accommodate over 100 for cocktails and fundraisers,” Walker said. The Tonon Wave chairs  are covered in Dalmatian upholstery by Calvin Fabrics; they sit on a Bursa Wool Rug from West Elm.
Photo Courtesy of DISC Interiors
Don preferred closed cabinets for his kitchen but Dennis didn’t want doors swinging out. So Don designed plywood sliders that park at specific positions and fit together like puzzle pieces in Dennis’s space. Contractor Franklin Pineda custom-built the cabinets using Baltic birch plywood from Anderson Plywood. See more ways to design with plywood.
Zames reconfigured the apartment to improve circulation and open some of the confined rooms. What was formerly a hallway is now integrated with the kitchen. A bank of floor-to-ceiling cabinets offers storage and an island covered in carrara marble offers space for working or dining. "We embraced dark colors in the kitchen to keep a contrast with the bright white of the surrounding living areas," Zames says of the constrasting finishes. The barstools are from CB2.
Marcia takes in the view.
The living room structure soars to two stories, with banks of glass louvers at the upper level providing cross ventilation.
A glass-framed corridor crosses a central courtyard to connect these spaces with the main house.
“I believe that the interior of a home is a personal choice of color and furnishings, and an expression of the people that live there,” says resident Julie Brogan.
The house’s small square footage also necessitated that the bathroom do double duty as the laundry room.
The Sarti house—like much of the furnishings inside—is neatly hidden amongst its more established counterparts. In the early evening, Sarti’s studio takes on a lanternlike appearance.
Local sailboat shops wanted thousands to make the 13-by-13-foot curtain that hides the Wall of Storage. "We we called my parents in Bangkok, gave them the dimensions, and they got it made for 150 bucks." says Im.
The minimalist bathroom boasts Cararra marble surfaces, Hansgrohe faucets and shower fixtures, and a skylight by Velux.
The master bedroom features wallpaper by Erika Wakerly. The glass tables next to the Croft House bed were gifts.
To impart a high-design feel to the space, Jacobs wrapped cabinetry from Ikea with a marble countertop and designed built-in bookshelves around the kitchen and study to help unify the area. Trips to shops in Palm Springs yielded the red side chair and metal magazine rack. The brown suede chair is from MidcenturyLA.
The couple hand-selected every piece of furniture in the house and perused Craigslist to find the four Verner Panton stacking chairs surrounding a Pure dining table from CB2. The two tubular steel side chairs are from Danish Modern L.A., and the pair purchased Muuto’s Plugged Pendant lamp from A+R. Mays and Campbell received the Molecule Building Set as a gift; it’s available from Ferm Living.
Oskar and Karl, 12 and 9, share breakfast at their family’s summer getaway in Sweden. The table is from ILVA, and the CH36 chairs by Hans Wegner are from Carl Hansen & Søn.
The living room features a sofa by Sits and a 1950 Hunting Chair by Børge Mogensen.
In the kitchen, the couple prepare a meal. The Multiform island is topped in Corian; the oven and hood is from Wolf.
“There is a lot of glass so you can enjoy the view and the outdoor lifestyle even inside,” Henrik explains. “You live in the middle of the weather somehow. It’s a really harsh environment, as you have these southwesterly winds blowing through the house. But it is really beautiful as well.”
Architect Dan Brunn's #9 Dream House captures the contemporary style of the designers Dwell selected for Decorist.
Australian residence, John and Cathy Dillon drew from mid-century modern ethnic influences to design their dream home. Photo by: David Sandison
Hosting through Airbnb not only helped finance the couple's dream home, it inspires their design.
Seoul architect Byoung-soo Cho designed the sofas in his urban dream house to resemble building blocks.
When building their dream retreat in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, Steve and Alexi Conine worked with architect Brad Hoyt to create a smart house that fused technology and design. Like the rest of the home, the living-room furnishings blend high design, comfort, and kid-friendliness, including a table by Isamu Noguchi for Herman Miller, a leather sectional sofa from Four Hands, a cashmere cableknit-covered elk mount by Rachel Denny, and a custom, multicolored cowhide patchwork rug by Linie Design.
The family are avid fans of watersports of all stripes: “Windsurfing and the stand-up paddling board—the beach is right outside,” says Henrik. “It’s a fun house.”
The kitchen features a compact cooktop by Whirlpool.
The Salvatori marble tiles in the bathroom were added at the last minute, once everyone was confident that they would not put the project over budget.

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