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A Scandinavian-Inspired Kitchen in New York

A fresh design that has warmth.<p>A fresh design inspired by the clean and practical warmth of Scandinavian style. Designer Susan Serra creates a peaceful space that plays with dark and light.

A Chopped-Up 1960s Home Gets Modernized

Located in Palo Alto, California, this 1960s home, designed by Brown and Kaufman, was in need of a major renovation. The house was dark and …

Articles about thank hue 7 color saturated homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>We take a look back at Salone del Mobile's 2014 special …

Fabrication

The New Oil Landscape

<b>When Susan Connell arrives</b> at the first oil well of the day, she tosses her stylish black-rimmed glasses onto the dashboard of her 18-wheeler, climbs down from the cab, and pulls the zipper on her fire-resistant coveralls up to her neck. It’s early July, about 7 a.m. We’re on the Fort Berthold …

Interconnected Spaces: Contemporary Renovation of Residence 1414 in Austin, Texas

A house originally built in 1940’s, in a historical neighbourhood in Austin, Texas, a contemporary renovation by Miró Rivera Architects, to meet the …

101 Decorating Secrets from Top Interior Designers

Experts share their best tips.<p>The experts — Christopher Peacock, Myra Hoefer, Carleton Varney, and 97 other inspiring designers — share words to live and design by. Plus, see 101 easy makeovers from interior designers.

Home Decorating

Study: Playing games can bleed into real-life perception, behavior

Playing games can affect our behavior and visual perception in real life, according to a new study published last month in the International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction.<p>The study came from psychologist Mark D. Griffiths and doctoral researcher Angelica B. Ortiz de Gortari, both of …

Mars One narrows applicant pool to 1,058 in first cut for 2025 colonization mission

Mars One, the organization attempting to send small teams of astronauts on a one-way trip to Mars, has made its first round of applicant decisions, selecting just over 1,000 people to move on to the next stage of what it hopes will be a decade-long, televised training and colonization mission. …

Modern Refinement Showcased by Generously-Sized Apartment in Budapest

Have a look at this stylish, bright 786 square foot home, envisioned by interior designer <b>Kate Koppany</b> in the heart of Budapest, Hungary. An example …

Keep it Clean: 10 DIY Ways to Banish Dirt, Mold & Bugs from Home

(Image credit: Kathryn Wright)<p>If you're going into the new year with a pledge to clean, forget the Pledge. Try one of these natural recipes for …

Articles about unconventional prefab fishers island on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.<p>A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.<p>The idea of island living is as aspirational as it gets.<p>The light and …

Prefab Homes

Ultra-Modern Cabin Blends Rustic Warmth With Modern Minimalism

Combining contrasting design styles effortlessly is often a difficult and tricky affair. But taking up this challenge is the stylish <b>Stealth Cabin</b>, …

Articles about modular beachside getaway australia on Dwell.com - Dwell

This mesmerizing micro home offers an incredible experience at an affordable price in Greece.<p>In most cases, areas in a home are designated by their use and separated into different rooms accordingly.<p>A pair of married architects put their exacting taste to work on their own family getaway in the …

Prefab Homes

A little escape

Polish interior designer Lucyna Kołodziejska is at it again, and this time it's her take on a luxury seaside hotel in apartment form. The space is …

Pascali/Semerdjian Arquitetura

I have more fabulous spaces for you from Brazil - this time it's architecture firm Pascali/Semerdjian Arquitetura. I'm totally getting window envy, …

Impressive Modern Country Retreat in Quebec, Canada: T House

Inspired from the writings of Pliny the Younger, <b>T House</b> by studio <b>Natalie Dionne Architecture</b> is a villa said to “<i>stimulate the imagination and compel</i> …

28 Simple And Elegant Mid-Century Modern Beds

Mid-century furniture brings style, elegance and exquisite retro touches. Today we’ve gathered some pretty mid-century beds that will make your …

Furniture

Exhibiting a Fascinating Organic Silhouette: House in the Hills by Architectare

Displaying a fascinating silhouette in wood, glass and stone, the <b>House in the Hills</b> is an exceptional residential project developed by <b>Architectare</b> in …

Sustainable Michigan House Combines Rustic And Modern Elements

The M-22 House is located in Michigan, overlooking West Grand Traverse Bay. It has an interesting design which combines rustic and modern …

Architecture

Susan Straight on the lessons of the mixed-race novel

The novelist Susan Straight is uniquely positioned to write about being mixed race in America, even though she’s not mixed race herself. She had three children with her former husband, who is black. When they were younger, thinking about her daughters' future helped inspire her critically acclaimed …

Mobile Tiny Tack House Is Entirely Built By Hand! And Looks Gorgeous…

A lavish villa just a stone’s throw away from the ocean or a stunning residence that overlooks fabulous mountains capped in snow are what most of us …

Modern Glass Extension on a 5-Story London Townhouse

When an interior designer and a media company CEO bought and moved into this 5-story, 6-bedroom townhouse in 2011, it became clear that the …

Dining Rooms

Concrete Floor Beautifully Doubles as Kitchen Counter

The Flower House from Portuguese architects Ezzo is defined by its kitchen countertop which doubles as a floor – and that’s only the beginning of its …

Kräftig Packaging by Isabela Rodrigues – Sweety Branding Studio

Juice Packaging Design.<p>Kräftig is a Brazilian juice company with focus on the German market. Isabela Rodrigues – Sweety Branding Studio was asked to …

Saving Space with a Suspended Bedroom

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>3 |<p>The first thing you notice in this combination living area is of course the bed suspended from the ceiling. Accessible by narrow staircase …

Healthful Habits Can Help Induce Sleep Without The Pills

About one-third of American adults say they have problems falling asleep. And prescriptions for sleeping medications are on the rise, with about 4 percent of people using the drugs, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>But sleep specialists say people should exercise caution …

Top 10 Kitchen Pins of 2013

Kitchens worth a repin.<p>The year's most coveted kitchens from us, <i>Veranda</i>, and <i>Elle Decor</i>, which garnered hundreds of your repins. Seeking fresh ideas for 2014? Peruse our Pinterest board devoted to inspiring spaces.<p>.

Jimmie Johnson

The Deltaprintr 3D Printer Nearly Sells Out On Kickstarter In Less Than A Week

What do you do when your school can’t afford a 3D printer? If you’re Shai Schechter and Andrey Kovalev you build one yourself. Their printer, called Deltaprintr, has just launched on Kickstarter and the pair has already hit $102,000 out of a $195,000 goal. Their goal is to create an inexpensive, …