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Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.<p>Edmonton architect Vivian Manasc’s 19th-story rooftop penthouse is a bright spot—and a model green building—in a city where...<p>I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding …

Architecture

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Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>Once a residence for the stable hands responsible for the horses and carriages of a grander home in Montreal, this structure now...<p>Pivot Studio fully modernized this 19th-century terrace house …

Dwell

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21 Travel Photos That'll Re-Ignite Your Sense Of Wanderlust

Feed the flame. 🔥<p>As the year draws to a close, explorers across the globe find themselves making travel resolutions for 2016.<p>That makes now an ideal time to re-awaken your innate sense of wanderlust. HuffPost partnered with photographer community EyeEm to unearth some of the best travel photos of …

Hilarious Photo of a T-Rex Chasing a Wedding Party

Anyone planning a wedding anytime soon should take a look at this hilarious concept by photographer Quinn Miller. The entertaining photo features a full wedding party screaming for their lives as they run frantically away from a T-Rex. It's certainly a unique image and the final result definitely …

Science Proves Disorganized People Are More Productive

If you are like most people, you probably imagine people who are organized are more productive compared to disorganized people. Can’t blame you for …

Murmansk: the city where the sun doesn't rise for 40 days – in pictures

For six weeks every winter, the 300,000 people of Murmansk in the north-west of Russia must live without daylight. All photographs: Olga Kravets/Salt Images

A very long retirement: Sinatra’s bittersweet final years remembered

Frank Sinatra first announced his retirement in 1971, but there would be another thousand concerts. On his centenary, it’s worth remembering that even as his audience dwindled and his voice fell apart, some ghost of his genius remained until the end<p>By the end, he was reading the lyrics from a ring …

Three Photographers' Journey Through the Jaw-Dropping Landscapes of Iceland

Around this time last year, photographer Elizabeth Gadd decided that she would visit the number one country on her bucket list, Iceland. She convinced her two photographer friends, Rob Woodcox and Whitney Justesen, to join her on this once-in-a-lifetime trip. Soon, they had their tickets book and …

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 …

Home Bathroom Fixtures: 10 Ideas for Tile, Tubs & Toilets

It is easy to be misled by designer products into thinking that your own bathroom will be as cool, contemporary, clean and serene as those shown in …

Interior Design

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As we wrap up 2015, we take a look at the latest trends that are impacting kitchen and appliance design.<p>Besides being a place for food preparation and cooking, your modern kitchen can be a prime social zone where your friends and...<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that …

Articles about 7 indoor outdoor homes northern california on Dwell.com - Dwell

Southern California often conjures up visions of sun, sand, and surf—but for the modernist, it also brings to mind midcentury...<p>At their house and flower farm in Los Angeles’s Glassell Park, Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery bring friends, family, and a fleet...<p>A patio or outdoor deck can bring a …

Winter Fashion Tricks So Good You'll Look Like You Have a Whole New Wardrobe

Try one of these genius winter style hacks so easy, you might just use them.<p><b>How Freezing Your Tights Will Change Your Whole Damn Life</b><p>Rejoice, no more runs in your tights!<p><b>The Right Way To Style Ankle Boots</b><p>Did you even realize you were doing it all wrong?<p><b>The Sweater Hanger Trick That Just Might Blow</b> …

10 U.S. Places To Travel Before They Get Famous

Beat the tourists.<p>Nashville, Charleston, Portland (the Oregon one)... you've heard all about "America's up-and-coming destination cities," and chances are you've even been to a few. But as these pockets of culture blossom into full-blown vacation destinations, travelers are left yearning for …

9 Quick Changes That Make Your Bedroom Healthier

A better night's sleep might be just a few tweaks away.<p>A better night's sleep might be just a few tweaks away.

10 Easy Pieces: Glamorous Light Switches/Plate Covers

Shouldn’t your light switches be as glamorous as the fixtures they turn on? We think so. Here are 10 switches and covers in gold, brass, bronze, …

5 Tips for Planning a Fun Cruise With Kids

After our latest fun and relaxing cruise with our kids, I've come to the realization that I wouldn't mind cruising with them at least once a year. This is our third cruise as a family, my 10th in general, and, I have to say, each year cruising together gets easier. I think it's partially because …

Articles about 6 modern homes stunning views pacific ocean on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern …

Articles about inspiration designing cherner furniture on Dwell.com - Dwell

No doubt, there are plenty of things needed to design home. However, you cannot give a finished look without the right furniture.<p>A look at how the iconic Cherner chair design has appeared inside the pages of Dwell magazine over the years.<p>Christian Musselman has fun.<p>Writer Lisa Katayama sees …

Articles about dilapidated garage transformed small modern cottage on Dwell.com - Dwell

In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from...<p>It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents …

Articles about photo week envy inducing nyc town house on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to …

Articles about compact renovated apartment tel aviv tower on Dwell.com - Dwell

Kedem Shinar Design & Architecture borrows from the world of graphic design to update this 1960s unit.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>Tel Aviv, also know as the White City, is home to the world’s largest number of buildings (about …

Articles about 6 modern homes chicago on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few …

Articles about minimalist built ins are secret behind tiny montreal apartment on Dwell.com - Dwell

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 Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...<p>Overlooking views of a picturesque Austrian village, this modern …

Small Spaces

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Articles about 7 striking bathtub and shower designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.<p>WantedDesign presents a showcase of contemporary Croatian design.<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending …

The FDA Just Approved the First Cancer-Killing Virus

It's not a cure, but it gets us closer.<p>A new drug called Imlygic is the first infectious virus to garner approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in skin cancer treatments. The living virus infects and destroys cancer cells, which activates the patient's immune system to respond …

29 Creative Kitchen Color Ideas to Make Your Space Shine

When thinking of renovating the kitchen, most of us are presented with tried-and-true design choices: wood or white cabinets, granite or quartz …

Why Do Hackers Want Your Health Data?

Recent security breaches at health insurance companies affect millions of Americans: here’s why that’s bad news.<p>Yesterday, major health insurance providers Lifetime Healthcare Companies and its subsidiary BlueCross BlueShield announced that they had been hacked, affecting a total of 10.5 million …