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Architect’s contemporary North Center home returns asking $1.8M

Built in 2008, the house was the personal residence of Chicago architect Brad Lynch<p>A modern North Center home that once served as the personal residence of a prominent Chicago architect is back on the market. Built in 2008 by Brad Lynch, founding co-principle of Brininstool+Lynch, the four-bedroom, …

Architecture

House of Stone / Jorge Hernández de la Garza

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located in a development north of the metropolitan area of Mexico City, in a lot of stone …

Richard Neutra's Kaufmann House epitomises desert modernism in Palm Springs

The second in our series highlighting the best buildings in Palm Springs during the city's Modernism Week is Richard Neutra's Kaufmann House, one of …

Everything You Need to Know About the Two-Toned Kitchen Cabinet Trend

Kitchens have always been at the forefront of interior design trends and for good reason. For most of us, the kitchen is one of the most used rooms …

Encinos House / José Ricardo Yslas Gámez

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The house is located in a private neighborhood 20 minutes from Mexico City. Surrounded by a wooded …

How to set up Apple’s Health app to unlock its awesome fitness potential

If you think the Health app is just another pointless junk app that comes preinstalled on your iPhone, think again. Unlike Stocks, Compass or Tips, it is one of the few apps that Apple won’t let you delete. Set up the Apple Health app properly, and it becomes a powerful tool for getting (or …

Minimalist summer retreat in Denmark is like a house within a house

This summer retreat in Denmark may look like a minimalist dream, but there’s an interesting design twist when you take a closer look. Danish …

9 Ways Curtain Rods Can Solve Your Life's Problems

Curtain rods are more useful than one would think. Their primary function is obvious — cover windows to block light and gain privacy — but there are …

Laundry Rooms

Camp Site House

Arranged on a six-acre plot full of mature trees, the Camp Site House is a rustic retreat on the Uruguayan coast. The compound consists of five …

The Defining a Style Series: What Is Modern Farmhouse Design?

There’s a reason why so many of us continue to fall head-over-heels for farmhouse style. Its unique take on comfort and simplicity creates an aura …

Having Driven The 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class Coupe, I No Longer Care For Other Vehicles

There exists the implication that if you are driving a Mercedes-Benz S-Class, you are in something that is—at least on a few levels—the very best car …

Detroit Auto Show

This home is all about chic comfort in wood and white (26 photos)

Moscow based interior architects <i>DESIGN STUDIO ALENA CHEKALIN</i> have created this country style dwelling that heroes the magical combo of wood & white. …

Living Rooms

50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows - Dwell

While being inherently modern, floor-to-ceiling windows can also solve practical problems, such as allowing residents to enjoy the outside from the comfort of their homes during harsh summers or winters. Here are some outstanding modern window setups that may give you some ideas on how you can …

Architecture

Edris House

Settled into a rocky outcropping, the Edris House is a mid-century oasis in the Palm Springs desert. The home was designed by architectural icon E. …

Architecture

Gallery: From buried bunkers to hobbit homes - a look at underground living

As well as offering the energy-saving benefits of the surrounding earth acting as insulation, many of these compelling structures seem to disappear …

Architecture

Modern Tahoe retreat frames stunning views

The expansive, minimalist home uses a limited palette of materials to full effect<p>The latest home from Faulkner Architects—a firm known for building dramatic modern dwellings—is an artfully boxy vacation home on Lake Tahoe.<p>The clients, a couple with two children, wanted a space that connected with …

Architecture

A Glass House Becomes a Modernist Marvel in Brazil

In the progressive urban center of Curitiba, architect Marcos Bertoldi designs a spirited celebration of purism<p><i>This article originally appeared in the July 2009 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>The city of Curitiba, Brazil, has a well-earned reputation as an urbanist's holy grail. It is a rare example …

Architecture

Penthouse rooms that will blow you away!

Have you ever wanted to take a sneaky look around some of the most exclusive penthouse apartments, just to see how stylish and opulent they are? …

Concrete home brings wild geometry to lush valley

Mind-bending angles abound<p>Inspired by the surrounding countryside, the U Retreat from South Korea’s IDMM Architects—who also designed this stunning seaside cafe— contrasts nature’s organic forms with sharp lines and angular cantilevers. It almost looks as though the compound’s structures are …

Architecture

How to connect wireless headphones to any TV

Use one of these methods to connect headphones to your TV and enjoy listening at full volume without disturbing others.<p>So you want to watch television at night without disturbing others trying to sleep. Or maybe you prefer to block out the noise of your surroundings -- like that annoying dog next …

Audiophile

How to make your iPhone screen darker than the lowest Brightness setting

Much as I appreciate the iPhone's blindingly bright LED screen in direct sunlight, it's not always the nicest sight to see in a nighttime …

Toronto Luxury Real Estate: High-End Living for Every Type of Buyer

A roundup of new developments in the city<p>The Toronto luxury real estate market is booming. In fact, the condo market in Toronto has grown …

Skyscrapers

A modern home connects a family to the outdoors — and to one another

At the Hirsch family compound in Brentwood, pass by a graffiti-adorned brick wall as you enter, and you'll find yourself in a warm, glass-walled environment, surrounded by the outdoors.<p>The detailed white-on-black artwork by Los Angeles artists Clamdiggin is a sort of family biography, chronicling …

This Hotel Asked Some Of The World’s Top Architects To Design Rooms

You can sleep in rooms designed by Pritzker Prize winners like Peter Zumthor, Thom Mayne, and Tadao Ando.<p>As archaeological fragments have shown, hot springs around the alpine town of Vals, Switzerland, have lured visitors since the Bronze Age. Fast forward a few thousand years, and today’s tourists …

Tea House

A Tropical ‘Indoor-Outdoor Home’ on a Private Island in Miami Beach

There are daily views of the sunset at this turn-key home<p>Listing of the Day<p><b>Location:</b> Miami Beach, Florida<p><b>Price:</b> $19,999,900<p>It is hard to picture a …

Here's the 764-Horsepower Pagani Huayra Roadster

Lighter and stiffer than the hardtop it's based on, the Huayra Roadster is another Horacio Pagani masterpiece.<p>Horacio Pagani always builds beautiful cars, but man, the new Huayra Roadster is a particular knockout. The Huayra Coupe looked fantastic as-is, but the drop-top is damn near perfect. The …

Sports Cars

Modern-Industrial Home Becomes One With The Desert Landscape

For the architects at Olson Kundig, buildings represent bridges between nature and people and their culture. A lot of their projects are focused on …

A Quest For Simplicity Ends With The Perfect Retirement Home

Not all quests belong in the fantasy world. Some are as real as they can get. For architects, each project is a new quest, a new challenge and an …

The healthy 100: how many of these habits are part of your routine?

We now know that our health is a multi-faceted attribute, and that virtually every aspect of our lives impacts on our wellbeing.<p>So how do you score when it comes to eating habits, mindfulness, your relationship with alcohol and how you sit at your desk?<p>Here, ten of the UK’s top wellness experts …

This Belgian Villa Is The Ultimate Bachelor Pad

This new villa near the Belgian city of Gent is without any doubt one of the most tasteful modern bachelor pads that we have come across in a long …