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A $1,000 garden igloo promises to transform your backyard into a year-round paradise

The all-weather dome can act as a Jacuzzi cover, greenhouse, play space, garden shed, or a gazebo.<p>The stylish pop-up style igloo features a transparent, cold-resistant cover that is made from recyclable PVC plastic tubing. It's also super easy to assemble.<p>For sale by a Germany-based design company, …

Here are the 27 countries with the highest levels of tax

The WEF looks at data on areas as varied as the quality of the teaching of math in schools to the rate of inflation in each country. It then uses the data to compile a picture of virtually every country.<p>One of the indicators the WEF uses is a country's tax burden, with higher scores indicating …

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A collection of flexible islands by Raw Edges for Caesarstone explore endless options for the kitchen.<p>A backsplash will protect your kitchen wall against food, water, and those dreaded oil splatters—and an interesting one can...<p>Sintered porcelain worktops are perfect to give a lush, old-world charm …

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Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.<p>Eco-friendly features like solar panels and rainwater catchments keep this retreat's environmental footprint small.<p>Christian Musselman has fun.<p>On my final day in Glasgow, and alas my final day in …

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The wooden structure next to Laurie and Peter Stubbs' house outside Baltimore is made out of trees and is nestled in the woods...<p>On an undesirable lot in Mexico City, architect Yuri Zagorin Alazraki created a stacked home and lush garden.<p>In Chicago's Wicker Park, the conversion of a two-flat …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

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Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern home is built of wood entirely sourced from the homeowner’s...<p>These petite products, shown at Milan Design Week 2016, are made for the small-space dwellers among us.<p>A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot …

Luxury ski vacations the 99% can only dream about

For skiers that feel that every year is just more of the same old slopes, take a cue from the 1% and infuse a bit of glamour in your ski season.<p>From …

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Articles about 16 modern dining rooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Pull up a chair and gather around the table for our very own supper club.<p>Looking into the holiday weekend, many of you may be spending a lot of time at the dining table over the next couple of...<p>Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms …

5 Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes For Pie, Cake, And More

<i>BY BON APPETIT</i><p>Credit: Christopher Testani<p>No matter how stuffed your guests are after the main meal, everyone will make room for these stunning sweets.<p><b>1. No-Bake Chocolate Cream Pie with Toasted Meringue</b> <i>(above)</i><p>The swirly meringue topping on this pie is stable enough to make a day ahead and keep …

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Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to...<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>Five ways to open up a space to give …

Small Spaces

What It's Really Like to Buy One of Those Cheap $6,500 Houses in Detroit

When Justin Craig heard how much homes were selling for in Detroit, he knew he couldn't pass up the opportunity.<p>"It's mind-boggling what your money buys here," he says, pointing to homes with price tags of just $500. For many Americans who can barely scrape together a down payment on even a …

10 Tiny Towns For A Cozy, Low-Key Vacation

<i>This post was originally published on November 20, 2015.</i><br>Big cities may get most of the attention, but America's small towns have so much to offer …

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Green innovation: This company is growing the future of automated agriculture

If your goal is to create a stable food supply on Earth, or elsewhere for that matter, one path to steady, environmentally friendly and …

Farming

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A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.<p>I was in San Francisco's Inner Richmond neighborhood a few days ago, and stopped by one of my favorite shops: Park Life, a cool...<p>San Francisco is a hotbed for design, …

Are 'Treescrapers' the Future of Dense Urban Living?

A vertical garden tower just won a significant award for architecture. Is it time to start taking these designs seriously?<p>Passive House designers are the Fremen of the architectural world. They look at buildings the same way that <i>Dune</i>’s noble desert tribe thinks about water. For the Fremen, the …

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Get ready to dive into warmer weather with these refreshing modern pools.<p>Whether your garden grows atop a mantel, shares space with pencils on your desktop, or takes root in a backyard corner, an aptly...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the …

This Cape Town Estate Is an Unparalleled Masterpiece of Architecture and Design

A marquee ridge in South Africa hosts a world-class home with transparency, tactility, and swagger…<p>Originally published in the November/December …

7 Holiday Decorating Ideas For Small Spaces

Don't have room to deck the halls? Don't worry — we've got seven ideas to spruce up your small space.<p>Don't have room to deck the halls? Don't worry — we've got seven ideas to spruce up your small space.

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Articles about 10 striking designs indoor outdoor living on Dwell.com - Dwell

Wallpaper is a homes' best friend. The popular material changes boring white walls into incredible murals.<p>Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...<p>A foyer, also known as an entryway, is the first thing you see …

24 Adult-Approved Friendsgiving Activities You Can Buy or DIY

Yeah, yeah, yeah — traditionally, Thanksgiving is pretty much all about the feast. But the holiday, whether you spend it with the fam or have turned it into Friendsgiving, is also about spending quality time with your squad. What better way to hang out with your loved ones than to get your game on? …

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Articles about rustic shipping container home built budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.<p>Repurposed shipping containers have popped up all over the place in surprising ways—from homeless solutions in South Africa, to...<p>As more and more people choose alternative ways to live, homes fashioned from old shipping …

Japan's insanely tiny homes are the future of cities

Tiny homes are exotic to many of us, but they are extraordinarily functional as a reprieve from the busy neighborhoods of Tokyo.<p>As I discuss in my book, "The Hyperlocalization of Architecture," the secret to these Japanese tiny houses is not only the imaginative designs, influenced by centuries-old …

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Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.<p>This lively live/work studio in San Francisco's Dogpatch is a constant work-in-progress that mirrors its inhabitants' creative...<p>A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source …

12 Tiny Homes That Prove Small Spaces Are More Glam Than Ever

These truly microscopic houses make a statement when it comes to small space living. From clever storage solutions to petite charm, micro-homes make the most out of every square inch, opting for a <i>much</i>-less-is-more approach. We’re inspired to clean out our closets (and drawers and cabinets…) and …

Interior Design

10 unique decor websites that will make your apartment feel like home

Finding unique decor for your home doesn't have to be difficult.<p>The websites listed below are a curation of hidden gems and vintage treasures that …

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A designer of grand homes packs all the essentials—and more—into a Manhattan studio of his own.<p>Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over …