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How an Instagram-Worthy Kitchen Renovation Comes Alive with the Right Surfaces

A designer with a passion for surface materials explains why she chose Caesarstone quartz for her latest kitchen renovation.<p>New countertops are one of the most exciting additions to any kitchen remodel. Yet for Los Angeles–based designer Sarah Sherman Samuel, the reasons behind the Caesarstone …

Countertops

This Sleek Home Security System Blends in With Any Decor

SimpliSafe’s exceptionally designed home security system is both powerful and beautiful, safeguarding every corner of the house while blending into the background.<p>Home security is often top of mind for any homeowner, but selecting the right system can seem daunting. Some provide limited coverage, …

Home Security

Here's How You Can Give Your IKEA Kitchen a Fresh Face on a Tight Budget

Thanks to a new collaboration between Danish design firm Reform and award-winning designer Cecilie Manz, you can revamp your IKEA kitchen with a high-end look, all for a budget-friendly price.<p>Let's face it: kitchen remodels can come with pretty expensive price tags. But if you thought that was …

Kitchens

Perfect Pantone Pendants (and lights)

All designers and architects love Pantone’s colours and we wait with baited breath every year for the official yearly tone. Well, good news, you can …

A Bushland Home in Melbourne That's Divided Between Two Pavilions

A split monolithic form gives this modern residence its name—Two Halves House.<p>Distinguished by two pavilions that appear to stand apart at first sight—but are in fact connected—Two Halves House was designed with three requirements in mind. The homeowners wanted a high bush fire safety rating and a …

Architecture

Villa X

North Brabant, Netherlands<p>Villa X combines solid and void in a geometrically minimalistic composition. Based on the clients’ desires for both openness and privacy, Barcode Architects designed a living space that blends seamlessly with the garden, as well as enclosed rooms that would allow the …

Architecture

fran silvestre arquitectos adds 'guest pavilion' to valencia house

<b>a 70 square meter guest pavilion designed by fran silvestre provides a ideal living space within a natural setting in valencia, spain.</b> an example of …

Living Rooms

Shawm House

Shawm House is a multi-award winning self-build and a truly unique project. An exemplar in rural residential design, innovation and construction, Shawm is located in a beautiful but exposed Northumberland setting. Designed for retired couple Anne and Tony Pender within the grounds of their existing …

Les Jumelles / yh2

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Built-in Caraquet village, Les Jumelles is two small sister constructions link in order to create a …

Listed Building

7 must-read books for design students

Heading off to uni this year, and looking for recommendations for graphic design books to keep you inspired? Maybe you're already studying and keen …

Graphic Design

A Pine-Clad Villa Built into a Slope in Lithuania

Valley Villa is a residence located in Vilnius, Lithuania just off of a main city street, but looking at the house you’d never know. Designed by …

100% Design – Home office inspiration

100% Design is back this September and it houses the UK”s only dedicated workspace exhibition. We are always on instagram and pinterest dreaming …

Design

Karelian House / Drozdov & Partners

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This project was commissioned by two twin sisters and their families who are going to use this house …

CORE Modern Homes / Batay-Csorba Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> CORE Modern Homes is a 16,000sf 7-unit townhouse development which explores the potential of spatially …

Summit branding, by Designhouse

July 18, 2017 5:43 pm<p>Brand consultancy Designhouse has created the visual identity for a private clinic currently being built in Swiss ski resort …

The Dell House

Built on a site with slopes on every side, The Dell House uses a cross-like formation to help divide public areas from private. On the ground level, …

Modern house cantilevers over stone wall in England

Two long concrete planes make up the floor and roof<p>Any modern house with long planes and windows-as-walls never fails to entice, and this cantilevering bungalow—two other catch words we can’t pass up—is certainly no exception.<p>Designed by Hampshire, U.K.-based Ström Architects for a retired couple, …

Living Rooms

Apartment building Prule

Apartment building Prule is located on the riverbank of Ljubljanica river, in a protected neighborhood of villas from 1930’s, bordering the city centre. It replaces an older structure, a villa that once stood on the site. The new building is a freestanding volume, a stack of 3 open-plan apartments, …

Discuss: What's the Best Idea You've Seen in a Kitchen? - Dwell

As a multifunctional space, the kitchen is often the setting for innovative design ideas.<p>What people choose to do with their kitchens may come as a surprise and a delight. From clever systems that streamline the workspace to stunning tile work to storage solutions, there are myriad ways to …

Kitchens

AJ-A gives Palo Alto home extension an all-white exterior

Californian firm AJ-A has extended an adobe brick residence from the 1940s, contrasting the rustic material with pared-down finishes and minimalist …

Peixoto House / Erbalunga estudio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The owners of this house were not identified with the layout of their old apartment. Small consecutive …

Architizer

Boat House By WE Architecture

The wooden cabin is another neat example of “the pursuit of countryside quietness” that became a movement among the partakers of modern times in …

KN10 / Costa Lopes

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The KN10 building – among the first to be completed by COSTA LOPES and home to its head offices – roots …

Ström Architects completes contemporary bungalow that eschews "staid" retirement home model

One end of this larch-clad retirement residence in the English countryside by Ström Architects cantilevers over a wall to protect a parking spot for …

Framing

Bay Residence With A Tiered Design And A Concrete Shell

The site on which this amazing residence is situated is quite spectacular. The building is located in Auckland, New Zealand and it sits on a piece of …

Architecture

Drawing Inspiration

Christian Musselman has fun. But don’t mistake that for lacking professionalism—producing detailed custom home portraits is serious business. From children’s toys to mid-century masterpieces, the Denver-based illustrator has crafted a lifelong dream into a successful career of serious play.<p>As a …

Hot Wheels

Greek Apartment Proves it’s Hip to be Square

This Greek apartment by Normless Architecture Studio and Workspace borrows trends from Scandinavian design in its low-key modernism. For instance, …

Interior Design

An incredibly stylish modular home

This modular house design is the genius of Russian architecture firm INT2. The young and talented studio team are based in St. Petersburg. They work …