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Afsharian's House by ReNa Design has a huge vertical slice in its facade

An angular white-walled gash creates a cavernous entrance for this house in the Iranian city of Kermanshah by ReNa Design (+ slideshow).<p>As one of the …

Articles about modern prefab addition mid century california classic on Dwell.com - Dwell

A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a …

Prefab Homes

Articles about minimalist duplex venice california on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Don Dimster celebrates the concept of communal family space with a pair of homes in Venice, California, for himself and...<p>Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to the minimalist feel of this California home.<p>Crane.tv, the excellent video magazine focusing on design and contemporary …


A Look at Takashi Murakami's Newest Exhibitions in Tokyo

Exploring two new directions that the artist has taken following the 2011 Japan earthquake.<p>Takashi Murakami debuted two new exhibitions last Saturday in Tokyo in a strong showing of his current themes and body of work. The first exhibition, titled “The 500 Arhats,” is showing at the Mori Art Museum …


These Are Cabins? 9 Luxe Airbnb Rentals Around the World

Far, far from Little House on the Prairie, Airbnb has a host of luxe cabins that range from a chic glass house in Canada to a jaw-dropping tree house in Brazil.

Hudson Valley


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Home Tours

The funniest animal photos of 2015 revealed

The above image of a wild hamster, cheeks filled with food, expression of quiet determination writ large across its furry brow, has been named the funniest animal photo of the year at the inaugural Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>The hamster, or rather Julian Rad, the Austrian who captured it, …

Sri Lanka

Articles about 6 reading nooks we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.<p>If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a …

San Francisco

Articles about these contemporary homes defy convention on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Dan Rockhill tackled a tight budget and a steep slope to build a modern Midwest haven.<p>A home by the sea doesn't have to mean Cape Cod or cottage.<p>Niche modern kitchen island pendants serve as a beautiful centerpiece in this neutral space by Jules Art of Living.<p>Ranging from the dramatic to …


Articles about coast docs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Law professor Carole Goldberg and sociology professor Duane Champagne both teach at the University of California, Los Angeles.<p>If green design were easy, everyone would be doing it. And though it makes sense in theory, actual implementation is often easier...<p>Bay Area designer Alice Tacheny crafts …


Articles about 7 houses striking ocean views on Dwell.com - Dwell

A green house near the coast of El Salvador captures the best of its naturally striking setting—filled with sunlight,...<p>Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on …


Articles about 8 modern eat kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

In spaces small or large, an eat-in kitchen is a useful hub for singles and families alike.<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the …

Luxury Lifestyle

COBE team trumps Kengo Kuma in Danish railway station contest

<b>News:</b> a team led by Danish architecture firm COBE has seen off competition from three firms to land the commission for a new railway interchange in …

Articles about facade focus 5 stucco homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Idaho-based architect Susan Desko—previously a senior design architect for Frank Gehry—created a house built of untreated steel...<p>A Boston couple with a big extended family wanted to enlarge their brick neo-Georgian with an addition that would fit a generous...<p>Yves Borghs and Katleen van Ammel …

San Francisco

Underwater Theater on a Superyacht http://bit.ly/1upgZvG

All I Own House par PKMN Architectures - solution d'aménagement d'un petit appartement à Madrid. Qu'en pensez-vous ? Infos et images dans l'article. #jounaldudesign #architecture #appartement http://www.journal-du-design.fr/architecture/all-i-own-house-pkmn-architectures-52214/

Inside Uber Office in San Francisco http://bit.ly/1B6Xyg0

Rénovation par Wespi de Meuron Romeo architects - couplage béton, bois, pierres. Visite guidée en images dans l'article. #journaldudesign #architecture #maison #rénovation #pierre #béton #bois http://www.journal-du-design.fr/architecture/renovation-wespi-meuron-romeo-architects-52182/

Articles about six striking ceilings on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a new weekly feature, we're looking to our online community to highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of...<p>Bar the bookcase and forswear the end …


Articles about enclave modern cottages new yorks hudson valley on Dwell.com - Dwell

At Hudson Woods, architect Drew Lang creates a modern community with a strong local flavor.<p>With a little faith and a lot of foresight, Keisha Martin entrusted Laura Briggs and Jonathan Knowles to revitalize a derelict...<p>Following the Dwell Store’s first physical appearance at Dwell on Design Los …

New York City

Articles about quirky midcentury modern gem napa gets stunning transformation on Dwell.com - Dwell

And it has a legendary jazz club, too.<p>Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.<p>Designed by Los Angeles architect Jenny Wu, the LACE collection is uniquely geometric.<p>These midcentury modern homes showcase the …

Mid-Century modern

Tula house par Patkau Architects - maison perchée à 13m au-dessus de l’océan Pacifique, sur une île isolée au Canada. Visite guidée en images dans l'article. #journaldudesign #architecture #maison http://www.journal-du-design.fr/architecture/tula-house-patkau-architects-52226/

Dezeen Mail #228

Jonathan Ive's swipe at design education, a house extension featuring a large window wrapped around one corner (pictured), and a glow-in-the-dark …

Articles about brazilian-influenced-organic-modern-bathtub-italian-company-agape on Dwell.com - Dwell

Brazilian architect Marcio Kogan gets in the product design game with a curvy, organic bathtub for Italian brand Agape.<p>We've come a long way since the clawfoot.<p>Small space living can present challenges for those who enjoy a luxurious soak.<p>Nothing makes a bath more relaxing than a breathtaking …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Centre de découverte du parc national du Mont-Tremblant par Smith Vigeant architectes. Visite guidée en images dans l'article. #journaldudesign #architecture #Québec http://www.journal-du-design.fr/architecture/centre-decouverte-du-parc-national-du-mont-tremblant-smith-vigeant-architectes-52286/

Selencky Parsons designs glass and white concrete house in Oxfordshire

Large panels of glazing are sandwiched between the thick white concrete frame of this riverside house near Oxford by London studio Selencky Parsons …

Articles about wed fancy stay one these modern guest rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these...<p>Looking into the holiday weekend, many of you may be spending a lot of time at the dining table over the next couple of...<p>Space, light, and twists on color use define this …


True Facts Infography Part II http://bit.ly/1E87CBQ

New Kids on the Bloc: American Architects in the Post-Soviet World

Three New York-based architects discuss the challenges—and opportunities—of designing in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.<p>A quarter-century since the fall of the Berlin Wall, the former Soviet-bloc countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia in some ways are still navigating the delicate transition …


Renovated Wooden Barn House http://bit.ly/1s9l8hR