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10 High End Furniture Brands You Should Know

With the evolution of technology, the design of our environment – from the websites we create to the homes we decorate – has had a huge boost in the …

Luxury Lifestyle

How to Upgrade Your Bathroom Without Spending a Fortune

Five easy yet significant swaps to help you reinvent your space.<p>Renovating a bathroom can be a costly endeavor, hence why most tend to fare away from …

Home Decorating

4 Simple Moves That Will Help Fix Your Bad Posture

By now you know that your posture probably stinks. You sit at a desk all day, spend hours sitting in traffic or hunched over your phone on the train, …

Sitting

Drop this dreamy prefab cabin wherever you like

Ready to use for $22,000<p>Call them what you will—creative cabins, artist out-houses, high-design huts—but mini prefab homes are having a moment.<p>The latest example comes from Drop Structures, a Canadian studio that designs small “lifestyle-specific” luxury buildings. This includes The Mono, a …

Prefab Homes

A Sunny Stairwell Brings Light to an Old Shanghai Dwelling

Dark and structurally unsound, a narrow, three-story home needed to be brightened up.<p>On a dense site along an old lane in Shanghai, China, a 1947 residence boasts unexpectedly modern, quirky, and sun-drenched interiors. Stretching three stories across 2,583 square feet, the home received a dramatic …

Architecture

GE's New Matte White Kitchen Line Is So Chic

Is it hot in here, or is that the oven?<p>White kitchens have been Pinterest porn for years, but white appliances — particularly your range and refrigerator — have always been a different story. They conjure images of starter apartments, with high-gloss finishes and chipped enamel, where you …

Kitchens

5 Artisan Tile Companies That Can Elevate Your Home

One-of-a-kind tiles bring color and dynamism to your home—and have the power to transform spaces.<p>Instead of using generic, store-bought tiles, you may want to look to these artisan retailers for extraordinary, handcrafted tiles that add loads of personality to your kitchens and bathrooms. Some of …

Central Oregon

Imagine your apartment being filled with these walls and furniture made of folded paper

(CBC Arts)<p>If you've invested more time than you'd care to admit mining the internet for oddly satisfying videos of people mowing lawns and using …

U.S. Army

12 Simple Bathroom Ideas That Are So Fresh and So Clean

One doesn't need a sprawling bathroom with ornate fixtures and marble everything to have a beautiful and functional space. In fact, sometimes, the …

Interior Design

An Iconic Portland Midcentury Is Seeking a New Owner For $1.6M

Once home to a famous artist, a historic midcentury is reimagined as an stunning modern-day dwelling.<p>Originally designed in 1939 by Roscoe Hemenway, the Burton House was once home to famed artist Verne Tossey, who was best known for his campy pulp fiction book covers throughout the 1950s and …

Dining Rooms

All The Cool Characteristics Of Modern Kitchen Cabinets

The modern kitchen is more than just a space designed for the preparation of cooking of food, its role being a central one. With this change in …

Jacob Jensen Design creates minimalist bathroom collection for Cotto

<b>Dezeen promotion:</b> Danish studio Jacob Jensen Design looked to modern Scandinavian design to create this minimalist bathroom collection for …

Akron Street: Affordable, Simple, Solid Wood Furniture

Akron Street furniture is one of the old guards among an ever-expanding roster of flat-pack, direct-to-consumer furniture companies, and the brand …

Before & After: An Architect Takes Steps to Create His Dream Home in Brooklyn

After spending much of his life waiting to renovate a historic row house, a Brooklyn–based architect finally finds one to revamp for himself.<p>Architect Shane Neufeld has been considering a project like this for a quarter-century—or in other words, much of his life.<p>Before he spent a year renovating …

Architecture

Before and After: A 1954 Midcentury in Portland Is Stunningly Revived

Penny Black Interiors deftly updates a midcentury home in the West Hills of Portland with standout cabinetry, gorgeous tile, and wallpaper galore.<p>Remodels, especially of vintage homes, are a balancing act between preserving the home's innate character and updating its function for modern life. Gut …

Dining Rooms

Your air conditioner is totally disgusting—here’s how to clean it

Sorry, Drake, but by the time June 1 rolls around there’s one thing in the world that I <i>do</i> love more than my bed and my mama: My air conditioner.<p>When …

The 20 Best Bed Frames For Modern And Contemporary Bedrooms

When choosing a bed, there are two major aspects to consider. One of them is the bed frame and the other is the mattress. It’s important for a bed to …

I'm on a Strict Budget—This Is Where I Buy All My Home Décor

To say I'm on a budget is an understatement. Quite frankly, I can't really afford my lifestyle and have let my more expensive taste get the best of …

These Wireless Earbuds are Perfect for Working Out

Jaybird is well known for its wireless sports earphones and its X3 ($100+) “neck buds” — earbuds that are tethered together by a cord but communicate …

Bathroom Trends Push Toward Spa Experiences, Wellness Functions

While Eurocucina was the focus of this year’s Salone del Mobile in Milan, the annual International Bathroom Exhibition was also a draw. We found …

6 Lessons I Learned After Renovating My House

My husband Steve and I have a simple formula for our home purchases: worst house, best street. Initially, we dabbled in cosmetic renovations and …

Top 5 Homes of the Week That Take Minimalism to the Max

These spare homes turn our minimalist dreams into a stylish reality. Featuring muted color schemes, sparse furniture, and light-filled living spaces, our editor's top picks of the week prove that less is more.<p><i>Featured homes were submitted by members of the Dwell community through our Add a Home</i> …

Architecture

I'm Hypnotized by This Animated Lego Star Wars Desk Toy

Jason Allemann of JK Brickworks is one of the internet’s most talented amateur Lego builders; there’s a good reason Lego turned his working Labyrinth …

Lego

If You Hate Cleaning, This Vacuum Is For You

Back pain. Shoulder pain. General exhaustion. These are just three of the (many) reasons in our rolodex of cleaning excuses.<p>Until, that is, Dyson …

Bouldin Creek House

Austin, Texas<p>Located on a narrow site in the sought after Bouldin Creek neighborhood, this modern farmhouse creates a link between the existing residential typology and the modern homes currently being developed throughout the area. There is a careful consideration of proportion throughout the home …

Architecture

21 Clever Ways To Build A Garden In A Small Space

You don't need a big backyard to have a beautiful garden — just a few paint cans and some rope.

Awesome Small Backyard Design Ideas You Should Try

Not every home comes with a large backyard but that doesn’t mean not every homeowner can enjoy spending time in their outdoors hideaway. If you …

Landscaping

Modern Wall Mounted Coat Racks Which Can Easily Double As Decorations

While the big interior design elements like the overall style, the color of the wall, the flooring material and other things definitely help to shape …