Chris Swain

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Minimalist Vacation Home is Fashioned Inside Concrete Rock

With the ocean in sight, <i>The Truffle</i> is an unusual vacation home built within a rock. The inhabitable concrete stone is located in Costa de Morte, Spain and was designed by Ensamble Estudio in collaboration with Ricardo Sanz and Javier Cuesta. Its 25 square-meter minimalist decor has everything …

Vacation Homes

Photographs of Sunsets as Reflected through Shattered Mirrors by Bing Wright | Colossal

<p><i>Broken Mirror/Evening Sky</i> is a series of images by New York photographer Bing Wright who captured the reflections of sunsets on shattered mirrors. …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Polarizing Filters

A short while ago, I addressed the ins and outs of selecting and using a neutral density filter; to follow up on the basic theme of cool things you …

Watch Timelapse Photographers Capture Northern Lights Over Sweden

The northern lights are well known for their beauty and spectacular colors as they light up the night sky. It’s no wonder that they grab the …

Northern Lights

A Sprawling Wall-Sized Mural Drawn With Only a Black Sharpie by Sean Sullivan | Colossal

<p>After 7 long months of obsessively scribbling away on a large wall, artist Sean Sullivan “threw in the towel,” in part because he had exceeded his …

Articles about closer look 4 homes gray organschi architecture on Dwell.com - Dwell

Industrial designer George Nelson was one of the founding fathers of American modernism.<p>At a Dwell Meetup event Tuesday, architect Joeseph Tanney of Resolution: 4 Architecture joined editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron in...<p>Meet the San Francisco architecture firm that is spreading the green gospel …

Home Tours

Articles about best midcentury homes america on Dwell.com - Dwell

Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>These midcentury modern homes showcase the design of Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Gwathmey, Willis & Lillian Leenhouts, and more.<p>Previously …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Top secret(s): the truths behind 10 of the world's great wonders

Ever visit an incredible site in some exotic land and wonder how it was built? The notice board just lists a few meaningless dates, or a guide rattles off a bunch of jargon-packed phrases, but you want the real dirt. Here we reveal the ingenious engineering behind 10 of the world's most epic …

South America

Articles about modern renovations period homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...<p>Known for its art de vivre and joie de vivre, France is a country with a rich cultural past.<p>When you …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Best Spring Trips 2014

Travel<p>Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring …

Travel

Articles about modern house elizabeth beach australia on Dwell.com - Dwell

Built on a hill with beautiful views, this little house was made for entertaining.<p>A heritage inter-war, functionalist-style house gets a dose of contemporary Australian cool.<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>Binburra Beach House is a minimal residence …

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Photographer Reveals Beautiful Landscapes and Rich Cultures

After getting a glimpse of medical professional-turned-photographer Weerapong Chaipuck‘s stunning series of travel and landscape photography, we knew we had to share a little bit more from his growing collection–ones that have more of a personal touch, featuring the wonderful people he's met along …

Photography

The art of camouflage – spot the sniper

If you think you have 20/20 vision, think again. Camouflage works by exploiting the weaknesses of human perception. Most of us rely on our eyesight as our first and best guide to the world around us – Leonardo da Vinci claimed it is worse to lose your sight than any of your other senses because we …

12 Rooms with Copper Pendants

For the longest time, chrome and nickel have been the metal of choice. Then, suddenly, gold tones were hot again, with brass suddenly more chic than …