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Stellar Residence

Truckee, California<p>The award-winning architects at Bohlin Cywinski Jackson have designed retail buildings and private homes all over the world, from Apple Stores in London to this sleek residence in Lake Tahoe. The mid-mountain location is a perfect backdrop for the modern design, which features …

Tahoe
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7 Simple Rules for Getting Lean in 2017

Seven rules so you can follow through on that resolution.<p>For 2017, over half of Americans will make New Year's resolutions to do things like lose weight, get fit, and eat healthier. But how many actually make it past January 17? The brutal truth is only eight percent will achieve their goals, which …

Fitness

Prefabricated house in Amsterdam features wooden walls, zigzagging stairs and split levels

Inside this wooden, prefabricated house in Amsterdam by Marc Koehler Architects, an angular black staircase crisscrosses between split …

Dining Rooms

Magic, Mechanics, and Hard Work

I have a story for you. (It starts out pretty sad, but gets better.)<p>Late in 2015 I had a soul-sucking, horrible, awful, no-good day job.<p>It really was …

Writing

Modern Plywood Treehouse

Our client, a Creative Director in the skateboarding world, was looking for a kitchen and powder room filled with texture and life, and a showcase to exhibit a finely curated collection of art in all forms. What emerged from the collaboration is a kitchen that is a sculpture in itself, modern and …

Storage Ideas

Björn Förstberg's house for his mother features pointed roofs and reflective walls

A pair of gabled buildings clad in corrugated aluminium make up this house in Linköping, Sweden, designed by architect Björn Förstberg for his mother …

Architecture

It Took a Whole Family to Build This House

In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.<p>For those who return year after year to upstate New York’s Adirondack region, the mountains are filled with memories. The area is well-known for the Great Camps built for wealthy …

Architecture

This stunning $117,000 tiny home can be built in under six weeks

Factory workers build its parts off-site, then they are then shipped and assembled — a process that usually takes anywhere from 10 to 50 weeks.<p>Avava Systems, a startup based in San Francisco, has designed prefab tiny homes, called Britespaces, that can go up even faster. CEO Benjamin Kimmich tells …

Prefab Homes

How to save 10s of gigabytes with lightroom temp files

This little procedure just saved me over 20 gigs (yes, this is right, gigs!!) of space on my hard drive. It has to do with how Lightroom updates. …

The Best Writing App Ever Just Came To iOS

For almost a decade, Scrivener has been helping writers tame their untameable manuscripts. Now it’s been perfectly adapted to mobile.<p>A vintage typewriter, a beautiful fountain pen, a distraction-free writing app, or a ridiculously expensive e-ink word processor. Writing is hard, which is why …

Writing

8 Reasons Why You Should Shoot in JPEG

Hawaii, 2016 #cindyproject (shot in “cross-processed” JPEG mode on Ricoh GR II, straight out-of-camera)I’ve pretty much shot RAW all my life. There …

Mobile Photography

Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

How to Take Sharper Street Photography, Even at Night

Capturing sharp photographs is by far the toughest technical skill in street photography. People move quickly, you are often moving quickly, the …

Street Photography

The Value of a Professional Photographer, or: ‘Can I Have All the Unedited Photos?’

Every photographer has gotten the question after a successful shoot: “The photos look great, but can I get the rest of them just in case I need them …

Why You Can’t Lose Weight on a Diet

SIX years after dropping an average of 129 pounds on the TV program “The Biggest Loser,” a new study reports, the participants were burning about 500 fewer calories a day than other people their age and size. This helps explain why they had regained 70 percent of their lost weight since the show’s …

Fitness

How To Take Professional Photos With Your iPhone – iPhoneography

Professional iPhone photography tips abound on the internet, not a week goes by that I don’t see an article with “5 ways to improve...

iPhoneography

The Best Photographs From Scott Kelly's Year In Space

"#Jimena in the Pacific is a massive storm. Makes the moon look puny. #YearInSpace"—via Twitter on Aug. 30, 2015.<br>Scott Kelly—NASA

Space

8 Reasons to Do a Sailing Cruise in the Caribbean

You don't have to be able to distinguish a staysail from a jigger to fall under the spell of cruising in the Caribbean via a wind-driven ship. …

Dezeen's top 10 houses of 2015

Over 400 houses from all over the world have featured on Dezeen in the past year. Architecture editor Amy Frearson picks her top 10, including a …

10 Practical Tips for Fighting G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome)

I am addicted to G.A.S. (Gear Acquisition Syndrome). I always want to buy new stuff — the newest iPad (Epic), cars (Mustang), phone (iPhone 6s or …

Articles about family builds tiny backyard studio even tinier budget on Dwell.com - Dwell

In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: …

Mad Men

Articles about 8-modern-desks-we-love on Dwell.com - Dwell

This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron explains the thinking behind our annual issue dedicated to interior design.<p>Single mod-loving gal seeks North Jersey split-level for a match made in …

Lofts

Articles about 6 casual outdoor dining spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Take it outside—and stay awhile—by incorporating the right lighting into your landscape.<p>On the record, Andrew Busch is an expert Design Associate at Room & Board Chicago, with a skill for creating modern outdoor...<p>This time of year, we're all gearing up for spring and are eager to freshen up …

Outdoor Spaces

Articles about miami oasis pays homage floridas rich architectural heritage on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designed with Floridian sensibilities, this bright loft gives an otherwise industrial space some warmth.<p>Cathy Leff takes to the road (and sidewalk) to lead us on an intrepid bicycle tour of Miami’s architectural and cultural wonders.<p>Following a diagram of the sun's path during the summer solstice, …

Baton Rouge

Recipe: Chilean slow barbecued pork ribs with Chilean salad

Combine garlic, oregano, orange juice, lime juice, honey, red onion, chipotle pepper, adobo sauce and vegetable oil in an oven proof baking dish. Cut each rack of ribs in half. Place ribs in baking dish and coat with mixture. Marinate for 1 hour at room temperature. Turn ribs several times if …

Cooking

The secret to incredible burgers is shockingly simple

This is all well and good, even fascinating, but it has certainly created some pressure for anyone making burgers at home. Am I doing it right? Have I thought enough about my burger?<p>I have a reputation for making a delicious burger. Which has always baffled me, because my burger is so basic that it …

Cooking

Articles about modern home joins storied site pacific ocean on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new home at Sea Ranch, a half-century-old enclave of rugged modernist houses on the Northern California coast, captures the...<p>The Dwell home tours in Los Angeles are an annual highlight and due to popular request, we've brought them to New York for the...<p>Coasting up to Dwell on Design in LA, we …

Architecture

These magnetic iPhone lenses will make your videos and photos much more attractive

I was shooting my son’s school play a couple of months ago with my iPhone, as I don’t have a dedicated video camera any more. Because I sat up close, I wasn’t really able to capture the whole stage in one shot.<p>What I needed was a wide-angle lens. That’s where these PhotoJojo magnetically attachable …