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A house can be a home

Taking a look back at 70 years of the evolving Israeli home<p>><br>• ><p>AMITZI ARCHITECTS ‘passive house’ design.. (photo credit: UZI PORAT)<p>In her otherwise …

Architecture

Coorparoo House / Alexandra Buchanan Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Coorparoo House carefully negotiates a sloping site and captures views of the city skyline and a swathe …

Architecture

SL House: A Hillside Residence in Los Angeles by Aaron Neubert Architects

Situated on a slight hillside in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake neighborhood, the SL House is a single family home designed by ANX / Aaron Neubert …

Los Angeles

BE House / ZIM arquitextura

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The BE house is in a residential area of Tigre, Buenos Aires.<p>The desire of this family was to share the …

Jardins House

Brazilian landscapes and modern architecture work in unison to create the Jardins House. Comprised of two stories, the upper level is organized in a …

Modern concrete and wood house was designed around existing trees

No trees were felled in the making of this home<p>Some architects bend nature to their will; others bend to nature. A new home from Besonias Almeida takes the latter approach, building a house with deep respect for its surroundings. The Argentine firm, known for its sculptural concrete houses, …

New Year, New Inspirations: House of the Day Favorites from 2017

Each week we share a House of the Day on social media as a way of promoting residential architecture and celebrating our profession. From all the …

Architecture

What Are Eichler Homes and Why Do People Love Them?

If it's oozing with California midcentury-modern design—complete with wood paneling, gabled ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling glazed walls—it just might be an Eichler home.<p>Eichler houses, found throughout Northern and Southern California (and even outside of New York City), are some of the most …

Northern California Home Disappears into the Landscape

Jensen Architects built <b>Turner Residence</b> as a series of open spaces, such that the structure itself disappears into the landscape. Residents can …

The Invermark House In Cape Town Has Been Given A Fresh Update By SAOTA

After being inspired by two iconic modernist houses, Phillip Johnson’s 1949 Glass House and Mies van der Rohe’s 1951 Farnsworth House, South African …

Ty Hedfan

Wales, United Kingdom<p>With a section that hangs over a river, this four-bedroom vacation rental in Wales echoes Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater masterpiece, but with a material palette that reflects its natural Welsh setting.<p>Ty Hedfan, which means "The Hovering House" in Welsh, is a striking …

Stained Timber and Stonework Shape Mid-Century Modern Aussie Home

Gone or the days when rigid walls were used to delineate space. In the modern world, it is an open floor plan that holds sway with utility of each …

Quest House

Located in the English countryside, the Quest House is a spectacular minimalist residence designed by Strom Architects. Built in a picturesque wooded …

Architecture

A Chair That Shows How Tech and Craft Come Together

Woodworking techniques meet 21st-century production in a bicoastal collaboration.<p>Industry and craft may be uncommon bedfellows, but for designer Ben Klebba, a second-generation woodworker who runs his four-person workshop, Phloem Studio, out of Portland, Oregon, the two aren’t mutually exclusive. …

Articles about traditional sensibilities made modern raw materials on Dwell.com - Dwell

From neon resin to found twigs, Benwu Studio's playful designs stand out.<p>This classic piece of furniture is anything but outdated.<p>An artist crafts a sustainable tree house in the Puerto Rican tropics as an inventive take on the exhibition space.<p>In a world filled with mass-produced and soulless …

Trend Alert: 5 Modern Hoop Chairs

Noticed lately: a new wave of 1960s-inspired hoop chairs for both indoors and outdoors.<p>Above: Handmade in Nashville by Lisa Garcia, the Hoop Chair …

Resin Stools Created With the Help of Motion

Maor Aharon, of Jaffa Israel, experimented with a new way to make stools. Instead of building the stools with typical materials—wood or metal—Aharon …

10 Modern Stools

Whether you need extra seating for guests or you just need a place to rest your feet, it seems we all have a need for stools. We took a look around …

Niloo for Artifort by Khodi Feiz

Designer Khodi Feiz continues his successful relationship with Artifort with a simple idea that sees two parts, one sliding through the other, …

These 5 Poul Kjaerholm's Chairs Are All About Comfort

The celebrated Danish architect and furniture designer Poul Kjaerholm‘s elegant and rational furniture designs, such as the PK22 chair (1956) and the …

Furniture

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Articles about editors’-essentials-5-classic-bar-stools on Dwell.com - Dwell

Choosing your living room's go-to lounging piece just got easier with these editor-approved easy chairs.<p>Designed in 1933 by Alvar Aalto, the Artek Stool 60 is the definition of functionalist furniture design.<p>More than 80 years after their introduction, Alvar Aalto's stools for Artek retain their …

Sculptural Chair Design Adding Cheerfulness to Modern Interior Schemes

The mere sight of this sculptural chair design by Italian product manufacturer <b>Binome</b> inspires cheerfulness and a loose approach to sober modern-life …

A Chair Made From Carbon Fiber Developed by Formula 1 Engineers

The design world might not have heard of Hypetex yet but they’re about to. Hypetex is the world’s first colored carbon fiber brand that was developed …

The Chair Every House Needs

Furniture

Milan Design Week: Day Four

Our editors share the latest from the Salone Internazionale del Mobile. [Update: day one, day two, and day three!]<p>Day Four of our tour of Milan Design Week includes some familiar faces, like Konstantin Grcic, who has designed a new chair for Artek, as well as such up-and-comers as Vera & Kyte (whom …

Armchair Tied to Its Pouf by a Rope: Decube Furniture Project

<b>Decube</b> <b>Furniture Project</b> consists of an armchair connected with its footrest by a rope. An object that is simple and linear, where the link between …

Versatile and Alluring: Odu Rocker and Daybed by Confused Direction

A functional mix between a bed and a rocking chair, the <b>Odu Rocker</b> envisioned by Flo Florian and Sascha Akkermann from <b>Confused-Direction</b> is …

Stylish Chair Design Inspired by the Concave Lines of Sea Shells

We ran across this elegant and highly original looking furniture piece currently known on the design market as <b>The Cowrie Chair</b>. Inspired by the …