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A’tolan House is a seafront home built with rocks excavated during its construction

Move over, Fred Flintstone - there's a new rock home on the market, and it's simply breathtaking. Located in Taiwan, the coastal A'tolan House …

These recycled 'pasture' rugs bring nature's textures into the home

For most people, carpets and rugs are utilitarian things -- soft under the feet and great for warming up cold floors. For artist Alexandra …

The book, Reflections: Gardens, explores gardens around the world.

Amazing flora is an important draw for some garden visitors, but for many others, the design of the space is the main attraction. In the book</i> …

City Halls

Green DIY: Craft Your Own Vertical Vegetable Garden That Takes up Little Space - Cretíque

With winter now firmly behind us, some homeowners are busy tending to their revitalized garden and shaping it for warmer seasons ahead. But there are …

These Clever Lamps Roll Up Like A Window Shade

French designer Bina Baitel is releasing a collection of lamps during Milan Design Week that will give owners ultimate control over how they light their spaces. The Recto-Verso lamps are super thin OLED devices, divided into panel segments that roll up like a window shade. Expose all of the light …

Furniture Design

Articles about 6 rooms bring outdoors on Dwell.com - Dwell

When architect Greg Torchio first began conceptualizing a contemporary home project in Centreville, Maryland, he quickly realized...<p>Italian designer Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba creates an outdoor version of the popular sculptural lamps.<p>A recent NASA study found that houseplants can remove up to 87 …

Logging

Articles about finally-office-furniture-laptop-workforce on Dwell.com - Dwell

Good Mod, a Portland, Oregon, studio and retailer, develops an inventive furniture model for the 21st-century office.<p>Dutch designers Makkink & Bey prove that flexible furnishings can increase efficiency in the modern workplace.<p>The original Slingbox was one of those rare devices that did one thing, …

Furniture

Articles about branch out 8 modern tree houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Arborsculpturist Richard Reames has spent the past 16 years making more than 100 sculptures, chairs, pieces of furniture, tool...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>I grew up in Bethel NY, in a home that might as …

Architecture

Give Your Mudroom a Facelift

Smart storage and playful styling can make this oft-ignored space a welcoming spot.<p>Your mudroom may be functional, but is it seriously lacking in personality? Just because it's a command center for your home's comings and goings doesn't mean it can't have its own look. Try these tricks for an …

This family produces 6,000 pounds of food per year on 4,000 square feet of land

Six thousand pounds of food from one tenth of an acre of land just 15 minutes from downtown Los Angeles; if you try to do the math, it just doesn’t …

How Stockholm Became the Ultimate Walkable City

The quality of life in many neighborhoods in the Swedish capital is directly influenced by a decision to almost entirely eliminate cars.<p>The concept of “Vision Zero,” imported to the United States from Sweden, has been showing up in more and more American cities, from New York to Seattle. In its …

Bali's Bamboo Architecture Is Sustainable—and Spectacular

With recent breakthroughs in insecticide treatment, the material now appears to be a viable alternative to timber.<p>"There was a time when you could not be poor enough, or rural enough, to want to live in a bamboo house," says Ibuku founder Elora Hardy.<p>A former print designer for Donna Karan, Hardy …

Opulent Glass Yacht Features a Grand Staircase That Leads Directly to the Ocean

The newest yacht design by Oregon native Lujac Desautel is a majestic vessel that shimmers with a glass-encased deck, offering passengers the incredible experience of feeling close to the ocean. The California College of the Arts architecture student designed <i>SALT</i> with minimalistic principles and …

Prefab Homes

Articles about 5 tiny home offices on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.<p>The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your style and offers respite at the end of the day.<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot …

Mad Men

Should cities be allowed to ban Little Free Libraries?

It's enough to turn me into a Libertarian.<p>Recently TreeHugger Mike asked Are "aesthetic reasons" a valid excuse to justify banning rooftop solar? All …

Dwell

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Home Tours

Degrees don’t matter anymore, skills do

If I were to make a nomination for the most destructive belief in our culture, it would be the belief that some people are born smart and others are born dumb. This belief is not only badly off target as a shorthand description of reality, it is the source of many social pathologies and lost …

Education

5 Tips to Help You Save Money While Traveling

Before I quit my job to take my first trip to Europe, I had no idea what I was doing. The only traveling I had done before was the 'vacation' type of traveling -- booking when I had the money to spend or the days off, and I didn't take much time to investigate how to travel smarter, better and …

Personal Finance

Beyond the Open Office: A New Kind of Workspace

Workplaces of the Future to Abandon the Open Plan and Feed Employees with Sky Gardens

The winners of Metropolis Magazine's Workplace of the Future 2.0 Design Competition have been announced. This year's competition challenged …

Animal Life on Twitter: "Japanese Dwarf Flying Squirrel http://t.co/NNuIrYIUbl"

Articles about charming urban gardens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Building on the site of a former one-car garage, an architect creates his family’s home in an evolving, industrial neighborhood...<p>"I'm used to spending time on boats," says New York based architect and interior designer Page Goolrick, who has been sailing...<p>A special bootleg version of Volume …

Jersey City

Jewelry with Real Flowers by Ruby Robin

Handmade Jewelry by Ruby Robin that contains real flowers.<p>Khrystyna is the founder of Ruby Robin Boutique and the creative designer of these unique …

Forty years ago, Lego wrote a powerful letter to parents about how gender works

A Lego pamphlet from 1974, unearthed and posted on Reddit this weekend, has some advice for parents that rings true 40 years later:<p>The pamphlet’s authenticity was questioned after it went viral over the weekend, but Lego spokesman Roar Rude Trangbæk confirmed to Quartz that the document is real, …

Lego

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