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Articles about 10 ways use wood bathroom on Dwell.com - Dwell

This week's top 5 homes focus on the beautiful design element, wood.<p>Looking for creative ways to incorporate rugs into outdoor spaces that feel otherwise unfinished? These 10 examples will give you...<p>The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of wood?<p>Last …

Prefab Homes

Charcoal Drawings 2014/2015 by Levi van Veluw

A collection of charcoal drawings mainly created in 2015 by Levi van Veluw.<p>Levi van Veluw, an Arnhem, Netherlands based artist and illustrator …

Architizer

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Articles about w molded ply magazine stand on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell magazine is a smart, accessible publication dedicated to modern design.<p>A transit-oriented mixed-use development in image-obsessed Hollywood? You bet your Botox.<p>Explore all of the Dwell Magazine Issues for 2016. New issues will be added throughout the year.<p>While in New York City last month, I …

Los Angeles

Articles about geometric-lighting-new-zealand’s-resident on Dwell.com - Dwell

YLighting recently alerted us to the new energy-efficient lighting designs they're carrying online.<p>A family provides some real world experience for a group of architects in training.<p>In a new weekly feature, we're looking to our online community to highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on …

New York City

Articles about double pleasure on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Russia, a bipartite modular system gives way to a contemporary country getaway.<p>The last time Blake Trabulsi and Allison Orr had a party at their house in Austin, Texas, it lasted until 5 a.m. Observes...<p>A glass-and-concrete mountainside lair is fit for a Bond villain with a penchant for stunning …

Northern California

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Articles about 18 modern kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's April 2015 issue.<p>A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo relies on American-made goods to forge its identity.<p>I had the opportunity to view a riveting film last week on Edward Burtynsky's photography, entitled Manufactured …

Kitchens

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>It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes …

Architecture

Articles about 6 super sleek staircases on Dwell.com - Dwell

If your M.O. is making your kitchen more compact and streamlined, then look no further than these clean-lined options.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are …

Meandering Green Pathway Adds a Whimsical Twist to a Suspended Balcony

In design, it's often said that “form follows function,” but for the Zalewski Architecture Group, sometimes “the form follows fun.” They designed a walk-on balcony that's suspended above a courtyard in Gliwice, Poland. This isn't your typical pathway, though. Instead of being a rigid, straight …

Landscaping

New Mind-Boggling Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

Swedish-born photographer and retoucher Erik Johansson is an undisputed master at photo manipulation, as can be seen from his mind-boggling depictions of everyday scenes with major twists. Part surreal wonders, part mind-boggling optical illusions, the Berlin-based artist's images depict impossible …

Photo Manipulation

Futuristic Wind Turbine Doubles as Modern Apartments

This futuristic combination of a wind turbine and an apartment complex harnesses natural energy while providing sustainable housing. The Dutch Windwheel Corporation drew up the design with the port city of Rotterdam as its intended location.<p>The steel-and-glass structure is comprised of three inset …

Apartments

Beautiful Aerial Portraits of Classic Taxis Showcase Daily Life in Cuba

Thomas Mcinicke's beautiful portraits of old-model taxis in modern-day Cuba offer artful insight into the island nation's daily life. The shots are angled from above, as if the onlooker is gazing down at a bustling street from a Havana balcony. The portraits showcase the great variety of private …

Cuba

Realistic Origami Dinosaurs Look Just Like Museum Models

Adam Tran's exquisite origami models of prehistoric creatures look just like realistic models from museum exhibits. The artist uses textured paper and intricate folds to create leathery figures of dinosaurs, insects and entire skeletons frozen in poses of convincing motion. He achieves shapes that …

Origami

New in the Shop: Beautifully Abstract City Maps by Jazzberry Blue

Using bold colors and geometric forms, artist Jazzberry Blue creates abstract maps of some of the world's most famous cities. He's made these modern maps, that have that mid-century modern look to them, for almost every city you can think of including Chicago, Milan, and Berlin. The self-taught …

Los Angeles

Stephan Brusche’s Whimsical Sculptures Carved from Bananas

Stephan Brusche's whimsical sculptures made from bananas transform boring office lunches into magical, tropical escapes. The Netherlands-based artist creates his banana sculptures by etching dark brown lines into the outside of the peel and carving away other portions of it to reveal pop culture …

Sculpture

Spectacular Illusion Makes Flat Walls Appear to Be a Swirling Vortex

Peter Kogler's geometric patterns transform flat, white walls with illusions of dizzying underground tunnels. The artist's contoured lines that blanket gallery walls employ curves and swoops to make viewers feel as if they've been sucked into a swirling vortex. Some of the designs encompass entire …

Transit

New Beautifully Scripted 3D Calligraphy Illusions by Tolga Girgin

Turkey-based electrical engineer and graphic designer Tolga Girgin puts a unique twist on the art of calligraphy with his beautifully scripted letters that appear three-dimensional. Many of his creations may look like they were crafted from strips of paper that were cut and folded to pop off the …

Typography

Anish Kapoor’s Swirling Vortex of Black Water

Famed artist Anish Kapoor is back and this time he's showing a never-ending, swirling vortex of black water. At the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India's first biennale for contemporary art, Kapoor has created an intriguing installation called <i>Descension</i>. Surrounded by a circular gate, the black water …

Art

Classical Surfboard Designs Inspired by 15th-Century European Artwork

Surf culture is perhaps not usually associated with fine, classical art, but one company has combined the unlikely elements in a fantastic, limited-edition line of surfboard designs inspired by European art.<p>One design set is a three-part rendition of the 15th-Century, wool-and-silk Dutch tapestry,</i> …

Goldsmith 214

These are some preview images of a building located in Polanco, in a “L” shaped lot. Due to special circumstances there is almost no façade towards …

Surreal Paintings of Whimsical Hybrid Creatures by Jacek Yerka

Polish artist Jacek Yerka has the ability to transform ordinary concepts into incredibly imaginative, surreal scenes, as he demonstrates in his paintings of extraordinary creatures. With vivid colors and lush details, Yerka brings to life whimsical beasts that inhabit worlds filled with fantasy and …

Art

New Canadian Passport Reveals Spectacular Designs Under UV Black Light

With a little help from a UV black light, the most recent version of the Canadian passport reveals spectacular patterns and a surprisingly vibrant neon glow. Reddit user Chachichachichicken recently shared this discovery in an Imgur photo gallery that quickly went viral. The passport pages …

Mysteriously Surreal Ladder Tree Installation by Franois Mechain

From 2009-2011, an intriguing installation <i>L'arbre aux chelles</i> by artist Franois Mechain was on display in the Parc du Chteau at the Chteau de Chaumont-sur-Loire in France. With the title translating to “ladders tree,” the work of art consists of exactly that–several ladders leading from the ground …

Art

New in My Modern Shop: Surreal Double Exposures by Erkin Demir

It brings us great pleasure to announce that we've added another fantastic artist to My Modern Shop. Istanbul, Turkey-based photographer Erkin Demir creates intriguing double exposures that blend humans with nature or architecture. The beautiful black and white works are stunningly surreal …

Photography

The Toaster Just Got Smarter

This functional twist on the toaster maintains the same minimalism as the classic upright toaster, but has some new and improved features! The first …

The Wildest Design Yet For Google’s Project Ara Phone

Russian design firm Lapka tells us that everyone behind Project Ara may be missing the point.<p>Google’s Project Ara is one of the company’s most ambitious projects. It’s a modular phone, in which users could snap in new cameras, batteries, or processors as quickly as snapping together Lego.<p>Thus far, …