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Old Meets New in a Coastal Village in Sweden

Wiklandsbacke is a series of 12 houses that are being designed by Sandell Sandberg in the coastal village of Kivik, Sweden.<p>According to the …

Architecture

Articles about built style on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Oakland, California, two designers transformed a 100-year-old barn into a (very) cozy home of their own by redefining the...<p>When a Japanese couple asked architects Takaharu and Yui Tezuka to design a small home that would evoke the Italian love of food,...<p>A stylish sconce nightlight for …

Architecture

Articles about plains gold on Dwell.com - Dwell

A digitally fabricated design in London boasts secret compartments for coralling the trappings of a modern workspace.<p>Limited Edition for Holiday...<p>Several weeks ago I was a member of the jury for a design competition sponsored by Design Within Reach.<p>A new 18k gold-plated finish marks the Platner …

Architecture

Articles about way out west on Dwell.com - Dwell

Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a...<p>It's not just a redesign, with the new Dwell we've moved away from a print companion blog to create a platform for our community...<p>Stepstone’s wide selection of concrete …

Architecture

Articles about shipping muse on Dwell.com - Dwell

Shipping containers are ubiquitous in Houston, though unlike the four that make up this new home, they're usually filled with...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>An artist's prints are inspired by urban …

Shipping Containers

Articles about luckys break 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>As she creates earthy, minimalist tableware, Kelli Cain often muses on the people who will sip from her cups and slurp from her...<p>Your fiancé’s place is ten times nicer than …

Architecture

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Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the merge of indoors and outdoors, a series of white cedar-clad volumes...<p>Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus …

Architecture

Enchanting Home Away From the Rush: The Nelson House in New Zealand

Some of the most enchanting stories/ fairytales you see on the big screen (like “Lord of the Rings” for instance) unveil one of the most exciting and …

Second World War Swiss Army Building Transformed Into A Stunning Chalet

Revamping an old structure into a modern retreat is a hard task in itself. But the ingenious designers at Ralph Germann Architectes have not just …

A Parisian Apartment with a Scandinavian Twist

After stints in big fashion houses, Valéry Damnon launched his own brand of fine leather goods in 2011. He focuses on the intrinsic value of item, …

Articles about compact wooden home japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Two interior designers convert an old concrete garage into a cozy home for their family of …

São Paulo

Articles about net assets on Dwell.com - Dwell

I recently came across Numen's creative interactive installations, a mix between art and design, on the landscape architecture...<p>Point Zero's homes combine energy-efficient construction and health-oriented design without sacrificing the comfort or aesthetics...<p>Clear your calendar: It's a weekend of …

Architecture

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A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.<p>With approximately 1.85 million square feet being certified daily, LEED certification has become the most widely-used third-party...<p>In the land of large mountain lodge wannabes, two California natives …

San Diego

Articles about self preservation on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the 1950s, Canada’s Department of Transport commissioned a modernist makeover for a tiny international air hub in...<p>With the preservation of mid-century buildings already a touchy subject—–many people are still unwilling to see the value in...<p>We received 132 total entries that featured 118 …

Architecture

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A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a …

Prefab Homes

Articles about budget friendly brownstone renovation brooklyn on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and salvaged materials for a...<p>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with tricks for introducing color and daylight, remake their compact late-19th-century...<p>How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? …

San Francisco

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Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old...<p>Tom Hanks is not known for horror films, but his 1986 flop, The Money Pit, has a terrifying premise: A seemingly small renovation...<p>Industrial designer Dror Benshetrit’s …

Tom Hanks

Articles about sustainable brownstone transformation brooklyn on Dwell.com - Dwell

How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? First, get rid of the brownstone.<p>Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains inescapable.<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and …

Architecture

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Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Justine Hugh-Jones encore

I feel like diving into these images. Hold my breath, dive through my computer screen and surface refreshed in rooms that hum with vibrancy and …

Katja Lösönen

Soft northern light, the simplicity of Scandinavian living. Whether bright and white or rustic and time worn it's hard to pick a favourite. The …

Jenny Grimsgärd

There is nothing more beautiful than black, white and grey. These stunning photos by Swedish photographer Jenny Grimsgärd are proof.

Helén Pe

I seem to have a black and white and Swedish photographer theme going on today. This time it's a visual spectacle at the hands of Helén Pe. So lovely.

10 Modern Under Stair Storage Solutions To Spruce Up Your Home

In any modern home, the key is to have a simple and open interior design and internal distribution. Storage is still a very important issue but it’s …

Small Spaces

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Small Space Solution: Spacebox

Wall hung. <i>Check.</i> Multiple storage compartments. <i>Check.</i> Clean and simple design. <i>Check.</i> Fold-up surface area for eating, working, crafting or playing …

Small Spaces

A Modern Chicago Home Made Personal Through Design

Interior designer Shelby Girard has lived in this apartment in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago for only 11 months. When she moved in, she …