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Steal This Look: A Grand Mudroom in Virginia

When we recently toured this Virginia farmhouse (see Architect Visit: A New Farmhouse for a 100-Year-Old Barn), we were entranced by its gracious …

Architizer

The New Outdoor Rug: Perfect Patterns for Tile Patios

Borrowed from Moorish influences, patios with patterned tile are everywhere these days. Call it the new outdoor rug.<p>As effective as a rug when it …

Deep Water: 10 Modern Plunge Pools and Spas

Plunge pools and spas are a stylish solution for small gardens.<p>What’s the difference between a plunge pool and a spa? Named after the watery basins …

Miracle Cork: Melanie Abrantes’ Pots and Planters

In addition to its being water resistant, naturally antibacterial, sustainable, and recyclable, cork can be turned into all sorts of things. Oakland …

Transparent Dome Shelters Campers While Offering Uninterrupted Views of Natural Surroundings

Star gazing can be a beautiful experience, but a clear view of the night sky often means a lack of privacy or protection against inclement weather. The <i>Oasis</i> (or <i>Oaze</i>) dome intends to change that with its transparent structure that offers uninterrupted 360-degree views of the surrounding landscape. …

Portable

Shopper’s Diary: The Little Shop of Flowers in Tokyo

Hidden in a quiet Tokyo alley near the Meiji Shrine’s subway station, The Little Shop of Flowers feels a world away from the teeming crowds of the …

10 Easy Pieces: Kokedama Plants

The Japanese tradition of kokedama–in which a plant’s roots are wrapped in a moss ball–has spread worldwide and prompted many admiring variations …

Origami Seed Kit: The Gentle Art of Sprouting Salad

Swedish design studio Tomorrow Machine and Berlin-based farming incubator Infarm have teamed up to create a miniature greenhouse that folds like …

10 Easy Pieces: Solar Lighting

The house we rented during our last summer vacation had an outdoor solar lamp installed next to the entry door. The black bulky lamp was far from …

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Design

The Gardenista 100: Best Mini Potting Tables

We can’t help admiring how Scandinavian gardeners have it all figured out. No matter how small their living space or how short their growing season, …

Outbuilding of the Week: A Romantic Cabin Hideaway

For most urbanites, escaping the crowds means getting out of town. Unless the retreat is in your own backyard.<p>Enter a garden cabin designed by …

Steal This Look: The Last Outdoor Dinner of the Season

Is it just me, or do most outdoor dining and glamping scenes seem a little out of reach? Maybe too good to be true? That’s how I feel when I’m …

Best Garden Shed or Outbuilding Winner: Maggie Anthony Design

The winner of the Gardenista Considered Design Awards Best Garden Shed or Outbuilding is Maggie Anthony Design of Nashville, Tennessee.<p>Her project …

Drink Up: PVC-Free Garden Hoses

Your seemingly innocuous garden hose may be brewing up a dangerous cocktail. Before taking another drink, consider investing in a chemical-free, …

Steal This Look: Water Troughs as Raised Garden Beds

The typical rectangular raised bed is a space hog that tends to dominate a garden. The other day I ran across a stylish alternative–painted livestock …

Steal This Look: A Sunny Work Studio (Fiddle Leaf Fig Included)

If we’re diving back into work this week (and we will, Julie–promise), the easiest way to ease re-entry is with an office that feels like an indoor …

Outbuilding of the Week: Black and White Orangery, Scandi Style

I have a soft spot for spaces covered in windows and filled with plants; in a perfect world, I’d live in a home that closely resembles a greenhouse, …

Best Hotel Bathroom Designs (PHOTOS)

Today’s hotel bathrooms are about more than just the sum of their sinks and showerheads. These days, they serve as ultimate sanctuaries, providing the comforts of home or transporting guests to another realm.<p>Fresh air and natural light are prized commodities, as are stunning views of skylines or …

Solar Decathlon Europe Announces Winners of its 2014 Contest

On Saturday night, the awards were announced in the 2014 Solar Decathlon Europe, which is currently ongoing in the grounds of the Versailles Palace …

Athletics

Bajo Comercial Convertido En Loft / Egue y Seta

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> From the outside, the vertical shutters draw wooden strips over a sight of a rich green hedgerow and a …

Oxlade Drive House / James Russell Architect

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The Oxlade Drive House is situated in a low lying area at the southern tip of New Farm peninsula in …

DIY: Small Space Vegetable Garden

After two years of living in a New York City apartment where the only outdoor space is a fire escape that I've been told not to use unless actually …

Articles about 15 modern summer rentals on Dwell.com - Dwell

Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design.<p>Plan your summer getaways with our picks for Airbnb rentals with great design.<p>Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the ocean—their clean, bold designs and abundance of natural …

South Carolina

Ideal For Entertaining: 10 Open Kitchens That Flow Into Dining Rooms

Anyone who entertains frequently understands the need for access; guests want to be near you, and you want to be near your guests. By being open to …

Food & Dining

Landscape Architect Visit: A Classic Lake Michigan Summer House by Kettelkamp & Kettelkamp

It’s the classic Midwestern summerhouse. And spring house. And winter house, come to think of it. For clients who wanted a yearround family retreat …