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While visiting and writing about small homes for our June 2009 “Think Smaller” issue, it quickly became clear that when space is...<p>In Oakland, California, two designers transformed a 100-year-old barn into a (very) cozy home of their own by redefining the...<p>Dorit Mizrahi and Oliviero Godi, working …

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A restored 1930s apartment in Barcelona is a minimal masterpiece.<p>A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...<p>Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood …

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In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for a young family after a modern renovation.<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>A pair of designers in Oslo, armed with …

Architecture

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The bathroom has many functions that we find are important in our daily routines.<p>All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Apartment residents know all too well about decorating restrictions, but interior designer …

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For Paul and Shoko Shozi, a pair of retiring Angelenos, the goal was to shut out the neighborhood but bring in the sunny skies.<p>As MoMA's “Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling” comes to a close (on Oct.<p>Squarespace has a stunning, monochromatic office décor that coincides with their …

Home Tours

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Tucked away on the edge of a nature preserve, a customized home breaks the prefab mold.<p>The Scandinavian city offers a talented but humble design scene that plays homage to the rugged Nordic climate.<p>A design guide to China's bustling capital.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes …

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With neighboring duplexes supplying rental income, two Knoxville architects patiently—and affordably—craft their dream home.<p>Not long ago we posted Chicago-based architectural film company Spirit of Space's great pair video's on architect Steven Holl's...<p>When Seoul architect Byoung-soo Cho set out …

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A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.<p>I was in San Francisco's Inner Richmond neighborhood a few days ago, and stopped by one of my favorite shops: Park Life, a cool...<p>San Francisco is a hotbed for design, …

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A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in a buzzworthy corner of San...<p>A commercial-to-residential renovation nods toward the building's industrial heritage.<p>A Former Texaco Station Becomes an Iconic Artistic Compound originally appeared on …

Architecture

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A Japanese architect creates multi-use miracles with a home just wider than a big rig.<p>A Brooklyn home eschews conventional domesticity in favor of dramatic, open spaces and a stripped-down aesthetic.<p>Stylish, spacious, and self-sustaining, the Hill Country House ticks all the right boxes for …

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A pair of married architects put their exacting taste to work on their own family getaway in the Australian bush.<p>To kick off the new schedule, we thought we’d visit the coastal scenes of Byron Bay since we in the States have officially...<p>It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a …

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Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>The always popular Dwell Home Tour series will explore Portland for the first time this summer.<p>It’s not every local homes tour that merits attention beyond a city’s borders.<p>A 196-square-foot …

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This Swedish guesthouse embodied Nordic building traditions for a modern extension.<p>French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.<p>Set amidst rolling hills in the 900-year-old village of Castiglioncello del Trinoro, in Tuscany’s Val d'Orcia …

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An interior designer in Portland updates a 1950s home by a celebrated local architect.<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.<p>Penny Black Interiors deftly updates a midcentury home in the West Hills of Portland with standout cabinetry, …

Architecture

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Build a simple, modern shoe rack to declutter your home with this clear-cut video and guide.<p>Build a simple, modern shoe rack to declutter your home with this clear-cut video and guide.<p>The winner and finalists of the Red Hook Bicycle Master Plan Competition—the Forum for Urban Design's competition …

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Thirteen Brooklyn design studios—with locations ranging from Red Hook to the Navy Yard to Bushwick, and practices varying from...<p>Michel Rojkind and Gerardo Salinas of Rojkind Arquitectos have taken on commissions all over the world, but the work they have...<p>Throughout NYC's bustling boroughs, …

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From crowded cities to a trailer park of tiny houses planned for Sonoma County, California, multiunit micro-housing complexes are...<p>Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>Adorned with succulents and sunlight, this compact Brooklyn …

Ho Chi Minh City

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A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies make living miles from municipal utilities a...<p>Ambra Medda, cofounder and creative director of design resource L’ArcoBaleno, tells us what home goods she treasures.<p>No matter where you're located or what time of the year …

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Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>A home interior is the best reflection of its residents.<p>Ever wanted to be in Dwell? We're gathering submissions for our special issue on our readers' own houses.<p>All of us have heard that the real estate …

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Two Washington, D.C.–based writers balance life in the city with a low-key vacation spot.<p>Million dollar lake views play nicely with a modest, down-to-earth aesthetic.<p>After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.<p>A Martha’s …

Cape Cod

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Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.<p>The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.<p>A tribute to honor the 100th birthday of midcentury master Jens Risom.<p>Jens Risom …

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A Ghent, New York Home Where Green Rules

When Ted Kennedy Watson and Ted Sive first heard about a charming 1920s farmhouse for sale in Ghent, NY, they bought it <i>sight unseen</i>. “We actually …

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The modern bedroom is a personal place that reflects your style and offers respite at the end of the day.<p>Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson from the happiest nation in the world.<p>Home is where the Hearth...<p>Aldo Cibic, Yves Behar, Kelly Wearstler, Marcel Wanders, and Johanna Grawunder …

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A designer of grand homes packs all the essentials—and more—into a Manhattan studio of his own.<p>Graham Hill shares another view of the near-magical efficiency of his 350-square-foot apartment in New York.<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over …

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A Manhattan loft brings in a lot of natural light and indulges in an array of wood details, from furniture to flooring.<p>Seeking to harmoniously integrate a modern aesthetic into the varied architectural vernaculars of Mumbai, India, the...<p>A couple channel their Swiss roots in the American …

Architecture

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A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<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 season, a handful of …

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We're sharing a few useful projects from DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It Yourself Projects, a book by Sarah Beeny, that will help...<p>Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>If you're looking for some fresh "floral" ideas, turn to Instagram.<p>In this …

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You’ve heard the term thrown around, but what does it actually mean, and where in the world is Usonia?<p>Even in a place attuned to two-wheeled traffic, it was a rare sight one evening last fall to witness a bicycle convoy ferrying a...<p>As KitchenAid unveils its black stainless steel line, we take a …

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Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>We're throwing open the doors and shedding some light on 10 modern walk-in closets.<p>Wood flooring has come a long way since the 1600s, with its solid wood and standard …

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