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Danner’s New Boots are Built For the Trail and the City

Hiking boots are built to handle rough terrain and unpredictable conditions. In that pursuit, however, style often gets tossed out the window. That …

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Home of the Week: West Hollywood contemporary is a showcase of bright ideas

This newly built residence in West Hollywood exhibits a clever flair for functionality and playfulness. The cedar eaves and vertical louvers that wrap the exterior provide an additional layer of privacy while diffusing interior light at night for an eye-catching design element. In the kitchen, a …

5 Bay Area beach houses to keep you cool all summer

Surf and home turf<p>As the summer months approach, so does one’s desire to hit the beach and stay there. Here are a handful of abodes situated right by or very close to the ocean. From Santa Cruz to Stinson Beach, here are five beach houses perfect for those warm summer months.<p>↑ 337 Seadrift - …

Wood Tube and Curved Ceiling Shape Skyline House Atop Eastbay Mountain Range

Overlooking the bright lights of Oakland and the <i>Golden Gate</i> in the distance, <b>Skyline House</b> sits proudly on one of the highest points of the Eastbay …

Skyline House

Oakland, California<p>This project is a rebuild of an existing post Fire-storm house. Situated high on top of the Eastbay mountain range over looking the city of Oakland, the site has unobstructed view’s toward the southwest Bay and Golden Gate. It was designed for a young family, who desired an open …

Posh 1970s English home with charming gardens asks $1.19M

It’s on the market for the first time ever<p>Here’s a 1973 property that fits right in with the growing list of posh modernist homes recently cropping up across the pond. For one, it’s an original (and still inhabited by the current owners who designed it). Moreover, it incorporates a little more heft …

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Hawaiian bungalow near the beach could be yours for under $2M

Located on Oahu and just minutes from Kailua Beach<p>Memorial Day weekend kicks off the unofficial start of summer—and a bunch of great sales on home goods, to boot. To set those wanderlusty feelings in motion, here’s a cute beach bungalow in Hawaii that would make a mighty fine holiday …

1964 Eichler with pool and two koi ponds asks $1.7M

Located in Foster City, California<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Foster City, California<p><b>Price:</b> $1,658,000<p>Another Joseph Eichler design is on …

Sonoma County estate with pool, mountain views asks $7.9M

On 20 oak tree-lined acres<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Sonoma, California<p><b>Price:</b> $7,900,000<p>This impressive 2008 contemporary home perches on …

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These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes

Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature without requiring you to leave your property.<p>Whether they've been designed for outdoor dining, lounging in the sun, or as a way to bring light into the interior, these 10 …

Midcentury-inspired California home is an indoor-outdoor dream

Designed by Klopf Architecture<p>Klopf Architecture, the San Francisco firm known for its midcentury modern-inspired residences and renovations of Eichler homes, has designed a bright and airy ranch-style home in Orangeville, a community in Sacramento, California.<p>Taking cues from midcentury design, …

Take it Outside With These 11 Spring-Friendly Deck Spaces

It's finally that time of the year to dust off the outdoor furniture, uncover the grill, and get ready for some basking in the sun with friends and family.<p>Here, we've gathered a number of deck spaces we've featured in the past that will help get you in the mood for the warmer days ahead.<p>1. Modular …

5 Must-Try Traditional Hawaiian Foods

Tuck into Hawaiian favorites, like the malasada, something between a donut hole and a jelly donut. (Photo: Alamy)<p>A quick Hawaiian language lesson: …

Sacramento Modern Residence

Sacramento, California<p>Klopf Architecture designed and Van Gelder Construction built a new warm, modern residence to replace an existing ranch home. The owners, who previously lived in a Streng home (similar to an Eichler), liked clean lines, simple details, and openness to the outdoors. The site is …

Clyde Hill Mid-Century

Bellevue, Washington<p>This complete renovation of a mid-century home was an embrace of nostalgic ‘50s architecture and incorporation of elegant interiors. Adding a touch of art deco French inspiration, resulted in an eclectic vintage blend that provides an elevated yet light-hearted impression. The …

This Montana Estate Takes its Cues from the Land

A modern hunting and fishing retreat makes the most of Big Sky country…<p><i>Photography by Gibeon Photography</i><p><b>A private Montana fishing estate takes its</b> …

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10 Fantastically Sleek Foyer Designs

A foyer, also known as an entryway, is the first thing you see when you arrive at a house. They are important as they deliver the first impression on the interior of a home. Add the wow factor to your home by designing a standout foyer that everyone loves.<p>Browse through some of our favorite modern …

Joseph Esherick-designed midcentury home in Northern California asks just under $5M

Nestled in the flats of Kent Woodlands<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Kentfield, California<p><b>Price:</b> $4,995,000<p>Built in 1961 by architect Joseph …

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15 Modern Homes with Black Exteriors

For many, the color black is not the first thing that comes to mind when designing a home. However, don't let it scare you. Be bold! Designing with black gives your home a sleek and modern look that screams high-design.<p>Check out 15 homes that rock the color black. Get inspired and get creative.

Heart of the Country - Dwell

Driving through the leafy country lanes on the outer edges of London’s commuter belt, it’s hard to imagine the city is just an hour away by train. But the Sussex fields around the village of Peasmarsh set the scene for John Carver and Anna Carloss’s modern renovation of a mid-century bungalow, …

Airbnb, Instagram, And The Rise Of The Optimized Cabin

Hudson Woods is a $25 million bet to suburbanize cabin life.<p>A two-hour drive north of New York City, Hudson Woods is one of those idyllic vacation destinations that city slickers salivate over–its open skies and rolling hills are a far cry from the city’s claustrophobic chaos.<p>There, …

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Watch ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 7 Premiere Date Announcement (Video)

HBO fantasy drama will return this summer<p><b>UPDATE:</b> Read more about the feed’s technical glitches here.<p>So far, HBO has kept most details about “Game of Thrones” Season 7 under wraps, but fans are finally about to get a due date.<p>The premiere for the highly-anticipated season will be announced in a …

Net-zero California wine country home is all indoor-outdoor living

It includes a pool—and a pond<p>San Francisco-based and woman-owned firm Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects is well known for its sustainable and sight-sensitive—not to mention stunning—design. One of its latest projects is this sleek, net-zero residence in Sonoma sited by a pond that combines a …

A cozy family home to steal ideas from!

The <b>homify</b> story I am going to narrate today heroes a traditional Scandinavian family home replete with modern charm. Designed by interior architects …

This $9.5 Million Home Includes a Private Floating Meditation Den

It's the ultimate for modern-design lovers<p>If you're a fan of architect Toshiko Mori, you'll love this Zen Colorado retreat. Situated on 2.5 acres, the $9.5 million, 10,000-square-foot home boasts indoor-outdoor living spaces that highlight the surrounding natural beauty. With four bedrooms and …

A Heavenly Backyard is Precise with Pebbles

A San Francisco landscape designer finds a small-space solution that’s anything but narrow-minded.<p>Covering a patchwork of concrete with AstroTurf was the first solution that came to mind when the Sharkey family thought of redoing the backyard of their San Francisco home. For Emily, a stay-at-home …

Former White House photographer keeps subtly mocking the Trump administration on Instagram

Former White House photographer Pete Souza spent eight years documenting Barack Obama's presidency, and it seems he's not done portraying Obama in a favorable light.<p>Souza, who has a new, non-White House-branded Instagram account, has been using it to subtly mock the Trump administration since …

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Get Ready for Apartment Envy

It’s hard to look at this flat and not be jealous of the people who get to call it home! Titled “33 Kinds of Joys of Life”, it’s the latest work from …

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The Latest Comeback Of The Mansard Roof And Its Unusual Advantages

Mansard roofs first became popular in the 17th century and they had multiple comebacks over time since then. This type of roof was popularized by …

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