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Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

Mosaic Brings Its Slick Photo Book Service to Android Devices

There are a lot of photo book makers out there — even Flicker joined the fray not too long ago — but one company that we’ve been really impressed …

Articles about 10 ways design purple on Dwell.com - Dwell

If you're aiming to live a minimalist lifestyle, hidden storage is an absolute must.<p>Print quarterly, website, and online marketplace dedicated to the art of farming and the people doing it well, Modern Farmer,...<p>Thinking of converting your attic into an office, creative studio, or craft workshop …

Top 10 Flea and Antique Markets

Find hidden treasures at one of our top ten flea and antique markets.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Bermondsey (New Caledonian) Market<br>Long Lane and Bermondsey Street, London</b><br>There is a saying in London that anything stolen and sold before sunrise is legal. With this …

Flea Markets

Irish Eden: The Magic of Ballyfin

Can you go back to the 1820s? In Ireland, you can. (Don’t worry, there is still great Wi-Fi.)<p>I’ve been lucky enough to visit the real Downton Abbey, Highclere Castle, where I imagined myself (Lady Annie) sitting on a bench under a parasol dreaming up the witty remarks I’d use to flirt with my third …

Exploring Amsterdam’s ‘Nine Streets’

I’m not a big souvenir person. My souvenirs have always been the pictures I take or the occasional piece of jewelry or cool scarf.<p>It’s harder than ever to find a product unique to its country these days — and I don’t want to end up with something I can find on junk-clogged Canal Street in Manhattan.<p>…

Amazing Road Trips

Travel Photography

European Parks—Mountains

See photos of the mountain landscapes and wildlife of Europe (including alpine scenery, national parks, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

Travel Photography

Europe's Best Small Ports

European Travel

World's Best Ecolodges

National Parks

Geography in the News: New Madrid Earthquake

Wildlife<p>Earthquake dangers from the New Madrid fault.<p>With the recent earthquakes in Haiti, New Zealand and Japan, Americans may wonder if or when such a disaster will or might happen closer to home. While most Americans know of the potential for earthquakes along the West Coast’s San Andreas Fault, …

Articles about rocks on Dwell.com - Dwell

As a sculptor who spent years living and working in France, Loraine Strait always dreamed of living closely with nature and...<p>Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...<p>One of our favorite booths at Dwell on Design …

Articles about basic instincts on Dwell.com - Dwell

If I had a fatter wallet, and a big, spreading tree in my backyard (if, indeed, I had a backyard), I would most certainly covet...<p>Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused architectural trend.<p>A 1940s bungalow literally raised the roof in Vancouver.<p>Brace yourself—you'll be tempted to add …

Articles about modern storage solutions 5 smart built ins and closets on Dwell.com - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be revolutionizing the market for clean energy.<p>Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the …

Articles about lucky 7 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>Sometimes one’s art can be simultaneously window and …

Articles about brown green on Dwell.com - Dwell

Toronto designers Peter Fleming and Debbie Adams found a polluted lot and a run-down building—and saw fertile ground for a...<p>Design pared to the bone is a high-risk strategy, but as this Australian home illustrates, it can also produce a sublime...<p>Carver + Schicketanz Architects’ eco-friendly …

Articles about run sun on Dwell.com - Dwell

You don’t have to choose between sustainable energy and curb appeal.<p>In Los Angeles, California, a family of four inhabits a polychrome fantasia in the heart of Chinatown.<p>Designed by acclaimed Bay Area architect Joseph Esherick, this magnificent midcentury modern in Oakland, California, …

Articles about lot love on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a leafy residential area a few miles from downtown Kansas City, Missouri, an enterprising architect saw opportunity where...<p>Regina and Andy Rihn weren’t exactly modernists when they first began their frustrating, unproductive slog through the pricey...<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of …

Articles about modern wooden frame retreat france on Dwell.com - Dwell

Like a little chapel on the prairie, architect Jean-Baptiste Barache’s simply elegant retreat in the tiny Normandy town of...<p>A Martha’s Vineyard retreat surpasses the traditional boundaries of Cape Cod architecture with a contemporary design by Harvard...<p>The Watershed is an off-the-grid writer’s …

Articles about 7 solar powered homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>As a thought-provoking exploration of environment and design, this minimalist ring-shaped holiday home in Aragon, Spain, abandons...<p>Resolution:4 Architecture creates …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 6 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Street Style Fall 2013: New York Fashion Week

See the most chic on the streets of New York Fashion Week.<p>February Fashion Week in New York calls for a street parade of outerwear, fur and boots — see how the chic battle the chill this week, courtesy of Diego Zuko. Check out the best looks, plus see all the haute style at couture.

Street Style

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Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

Gorgeous Watercolors Merge Nature with Chinese Calligraphy

For more than 30 years, artist Chuan-Hong Li has found countless ways to convey the beautiful elegance of the Chinese culture through paint. His vibrant watercolors are filled with a touch of nature, often plum blossoms, lotus, and peonies, that are accompanied by beautiful calligraphy lettering. …

Beautifully Detailed Photoshop Paintings by James R Eads

I came across the works of artist James R. Eads and was blown away not just by their sheer beauty but by the level of detail in each of them. While, like many artists, his process begins with a sketch, Eads creates these pieces, not with traditional tools like paint and paintbrushes, but with …

13 Wholesome Recipes for the Mid-Holiday Detox

Give yourself a pat on the back. You've made in through Thanksgiving, the ultimate food-centric holiday, with hopefully minimal cooking disasters, quibbles about politics, and general family drama. But now you've got a new problem: it's called a food hangover, and it's mental as well as physical. …