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A Tiny Taipei Apartment Pursues Muji-Like Minimalism For $35K

Completed on a budget of $35,000, this 355-square-foot apartment has been designed with young professionals in mind.<p>Nestled in a 12-story residential tower, a tiny one-bedroom apartment has been revamped by local design practice Phoebe Sayswow Architects to display how small-scale living can be …

Interior Design

A Family’s Cramped Bungalow Is Replaced With an Accessible and Affordable Prefab

In Santa Monica, a couple go all in on a prefab home that’s flexible and accessible and unabashedly part of their neighborhood.<p>Since launching their Los Angeles-based prefab company Connect Homes, Jared Levy and Gordon Stott have worked with scores of modern-design lovers to build their dream …

How Good Idea Studio Revamped a 1924 Clapboard House on a $62,000 Budget

After architectural designers Louis Molina and Laurent Turin of Good Idea Studio revamped a tiny, dilapidated 1923 clapboard house in 2004, they moved their Los Angeles office into the ground level and have taken turns occupying the 578-square-foot living quarters upstairs. While Turin is …

Who needs brainstorming? Brainwriting gets way more ideas, this prof says

There’s a better way than a brainstorm to get creative thinking out of your team, says Leigh Thompson, professor at Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. She teaches teamwork and negotiation to aspiring company leaders and explains techniques that she says are scientifically …

Creativity

11 Modern Stairways That Do Way More Than Just Connect Floors

More than just a means of getting from A to B, stairways can add architectural interest to a home with just a little lateral—or vertical—thinking.<p>Here are a few graphic, curvy, and layered examples that put modern twists on the ancient form.<p>1. Vancouver Design Studio<p>2. Work Box Home in Japan<p>3. …

Thorax House

Toronto, Ontario, Canada<p>The project is located on the southern edge of Lansing, which is a small neighbourhood in the North York municipality in the Greater Toronto Area. Thorax House is a minimalist two-storey wood structure that carefully responds to the needs and lifestyle of the client while it …

35 Liberty

San Francisco, California<p>Located in the Liberty-Hill Historic District, this complete modern renovation of a 1885 two unit Victorian interplays with the new light filled addition. The rear façade is continually changing with the moving shadows of light throughout the day while the updated deck and …

Mayacamas Residence

Clearlake, California<p>Petite spaces are given a sense of functionality with smart lighting.<p>San Francisco–based lighting designer Terry Ohm’s prefab in the Northern California town Clearlake is an exercise in proportions. An 800-square-foot version of Taalman Koch Architecture’s iT House, Ohm’s …

Loo & Improved

When Pamela Butz and Jeffrey Klug, principals of Butz + Klug Architecture, began renovating the master bathroom of a nearly 120-year-old home in Brookline, Massachusetts, they made “all sorts of horrible discoveries,” Klug recalls. The floors were completely rotted, the structural elements had been …

Portland Home Remodel Masters Views

Council Crest Residence is a 6,200 square foot remodel and addition located in Portland, Oregon. Completed in 2003, it was designed by <b>Bohlin Cywinski</b> …

Graphic, Design

Low-maintenance, sustainable materials were favored throughout the house.<p>Along with a dessert display at the end of the bar and a signature pastrami recipe, the resturant features another New...<p>Didden Village, built in 2007 in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.<p>Lee Broom's Optimality Exhibition for The …

Articles about cramped kitchen transformed inviting hub on Dwell.com - Dwell

In northern New Jersey, a cramped kitchen is reborn as a welcoming space for cooking and entertaining.<p>A collection of flexible islands by Raw Edges for Caesarstone explore endless options for the kitchen.<p>A formal rental apartment in Pijp, Amsterdam, previously broken up into many rooms with minimal …

Articles about kitchen brings it all together on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modest kitchen addition to a couple’s cottage outside of Brisbane proves that one 376-square-foot room can revive an entire...<p>When Svetlin Krastev and Dessi Nikolova had their second child, they saw two options: Go broke buying a bigger apartment, or...<p>In the age of specialization, it's …

Designer Creates 13 Perfect Circles to Draw Almost Any Animal

Everyone’s favorite blue bird—the Twitter logo—has a well-kept secret hidden in its design: the iconic character was created using 13 perfect circles that overlap and comprise its graceful curved wings and upward gaze. Inspired by this little-known fact, Toronto-based art director Dorota Pankowska …

8 Incredible Online Resources for Creative Design Inspiration

<i>Design, whether it’s for print, digital marketing, editorials or websites, requires constant creative juice. But even the most prolific and</i> …

Articles about two writers just enjoy basics on Dwell.com - Dwell

Classic or contemporary, these titles are guaranteed to appeal to burgeoning bookworms of the modernist sort.<p>By eliminating walls and incorporating a series of interior gardens, architect José Roberto Paredes creates an eclectic and...<p>Two-story Eichler homes are few and far between, making this …

Articles about lounge and snack all once on Dwell.com - Dwell

The all-new Volvo XC90 was named Motor Trend’s SUV of the Year yet again.<p>Encouraging busy beavers to "meet people and make stuff," The Make Lounge in London is a contemporary craft school meets social...<p>With great architecture comes great responsibility, and with an eye toward revival and respect …

Articles about one renovation rule them all on Dwell.com - Dwell

With LEED-certified sustainability on the top of their list, a couple sets the bar for their new Los Angeles home.<p>Due to its shape and size this living room presented quite a challenge in terms of creating a cohesive, organic interior design.<p>Three floors of drawers structure an Italian home with a …

Articles about just redo it home near melbourne takes another stab dated 80s addition on Dwell.com - Dwell

A World Heritage Site sits at the foot of a house in Ecuador.<p>What do you get when you give a couple of designers unlimited creative license on a very limited budget? For Andrew Dunbar and...<p>To avoid major reconstruction, JAC Interiors employed bright colors and eclectic textures to create a fresh, …

Articles about jackpot bungalow treasure trove thrift store finds and heirlooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

I first learned of this story through our friend, the incredibly talented Jeremy Cliff, whose photos accompany this article.<p>A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies make living miles from municipal utilities a...<p>La Pedevilla blends traditional and contemporary …

Articles about transformative duplex renovation montreal on Dwell.com - Dwell

In the city's Villeray neighborhood, a cramped structure is recast as an open work-play space for a young family.<p>Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>A …

See how these designers made a small apartment feel bigger than it is

Finding an apartment in Shanghai can be challenging at best, and finding a large apartment can be even harder.<p>MoreDesignOffice took this challenge …

Interior Design

Articles about cozy finnish home would not be complete without sauna on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modern home in Finland revolves around three pillars of traditional family life: the kitchen, the fireplace, and the sauna.<p>A modern dwelling by Brazilian design firm Atria cohesively embraces simplicity and abstraction.<p>Our July/August 2015 issue is all about home automation.<p>Building on the site …

Articles about two houses are better one on Dwell.com - Dwell

Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.<p>Designer Thom Fougere plays with scale and typology to create playful furniture.<p>An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate …

Articles about 5 simple and modern texas homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's February 2016 issue.<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her …

Articles about simple and affordable portland home on Dwell.com - Dwell

The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this summer.<p>It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.<p>Streamline your home and …

These Apollo Images Show the Moon Missions Like You've Never Seen

Stories coming alive

Panic is a design and animation studio which brings new emotions and colours to stories. We create ideas, video, illustrations and much more. Except …

Animation

Articles about sunny berkeley bungalow renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple renovate a 1930s bungalow in Berkeley, California, adding 500 square feet and plenty of natural light.<p>A furniture designer carves out a modern family home in a renovated 1925 structure on the outskirts of Copenhagen.<p>Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon …