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Articles about 10 rustic hideaways beaten path on Dwell.com - Dwell

A dramatic departure from your typical cabin on the lake, this unique retreat adds shades of black to a tiny island awash with...<p>A quirky mountain refuge by French designer Charlotte Perriand is an ingenious take on small-space living.<p>The term "design hotel" takes on refreshing new meaning at …

Architecture

In Norway, A New Model For Zero-Energy Housing

Snohetta’s carbon-neutral model home looks like it’s been tipped up for a quick vacuum underneath. Could it be replicated elsewhere?<p>The building industry is one of the world’s biggest polluters. About half of the U.K.’s carbon dioxide emissions come from the construction and operation of buildings; …

Architecture

Tag: Bedrooms

Expert Advice: Proper Bed-Making 101, How to Make Square Corners, Step by Step<p>by Justine Hand<p>A Fashion Designer’s Cabin in the Cape Cod of France<p>by …

Steal This Look: A Low-Key Luxe Bath in Los Angeles

Last week we featured the Cliffside Home of creative couple McShane and Cleo Murname of Project M+. Today, we’re revisiting their exquisitely simple, …

A Fine Time for Simplicity: 12 Minimalist Watches

Fashion designer Jil Sander once argued, “I am convinced that there can be luxury in simplicity.” And in a world of information overload, non-stop …

Articles about 8 ingenious storage solutions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Whether you're looking to add storage to a small space or seeking a distinctive wall hanging, the Coverboy wire system has your...<p>For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>Grid-scale storage may be …

Storage Ideas

2014's Best Hotels in The World

Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014.<p>Boutique-hotel experts Mr & Mrs Smith have announced their best hotel award winners for 2014. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i>

How Much Could You Do with 270 Square Feet?

Taking its lead from a Swedish building code, a new book proposes ingenious concepts that can fit in 270 square feet.<p>The Swedish building code includes a unique provision that allows owners to build small, 25-square-meter (roughly 270 square feet) structures without much oversight, as long as they …

Architecture

Articles about pitched roof family home amsterdam canal on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect's creative reinterpretation of a traditional pitched roof sets a property apart from its neighbors.<p>An in-progress 3-D printed house could impact the future of urban housing.<p>O’Neill Rose Architects designed each unit of this modern Queens compound based on the personality of the family …

Architecture

Striking Black Glass Home Mirrors Its Rich Surroundings

This majestic home located in Redberry Grove was recently completed by architect Ian McChesney. Completely clad in opaque black glass, the facade …

Treehouses

Articles about modern cottage renovation michigan on Dwell.com - Dwell

A sagging ranch house is reborn as a spacious cabin with a soaring roof in Harbert, Michigan.<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents Suzanne and Brooks Kelley furnished the glass-walled living room of their cottage with an...<p>A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.<p>With a …

Lake Erie

Articles about small london flat light filled interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Formerly a schoolhouse property, this rundown London warehouse breathes new life as a modern two-bedroom abode after a complex...<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most …

Architecture

Articles about minimalist duplex venice california on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Don Dimster celebrates the concept of communal family space with a pair of homes in Venice, California, for himself and...<p>Our kitchen island modern lighting adds to the minimalist feel of this California home.<p>Crane.tv, the excellent video magazine focusing on design and contemporary …

California

Seth's Blog

If you're engaging in a neck and neck battle for supremacy, it's entirely possible you've lost track of the purpose of the work you set out to do in …

Brick Comeback: A Revived Manse in Melbourne

Hired by a young family to revive a double-fronted Victorian house in the St. Kilda East suburb of Melbourne, Clare Cousins Architects didn’t do the …

Beautiful Houses: Villa Geldrop

Today we will show you the beautiful Villa Geldrop in The Netherlands, a project by Hofman Dujardin Architects. This house is super elegant, modern …

Architecture

Articles about structured fun modern playhouses 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

Meet the Mastermind Behind One of Your Favorite Pieces of Equipment

Randy Hetrick, the TRX system's creator, reveals how he built a $50 million company out of...straps. Use his tips to turn your own big idea into a life changer<p><b>It was the summer of 1997, and Randy Hetrick, a U.S. Navy Seal troop</b> commander, was deployed in Asia with the mission on hold. "The …

Workouts

Tag: DIY

Pop Romance: 11 High/Low Design Ideas to Steal from Hero in Paris<p>by Annie Quigley<p>A Two-Week, $1,000, 500-Square-Foot Rental Overhaul by a Design …

Articles about wooden home blends maine landscape on Dwell.com - Dwell

What’s probably the worst thing about traveling? In my opinion, it’s being on vacation without feeling like you’re on vacation.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Bravo’s new show Yours, Mine or Ours challenges couples to work together to …

San Diego

Articles about modern weekend ski home on Dwell.com - Dwell

A modernist cabin in British Columbian ski country is the perfect retreat for a family of outdoor adventurers.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.<p>After a devastating fire, architect …

Architecture

Exceptional Container Home by and for Industrial Designer Debbie Glassberg [Video]

Who would have thought that containers will serve much more than their original purpose? Industrial designer Debbie Glassberg says she is driven by …

All Your Bed are Belong to Us

before<p>after<p>Reviewed Jul. 17, 2014 by Armin<p>Industry / Hospitality Tags / #colorful#icon#loops#red<p>Launched in 2008 by two RISD graduates, Joe Gebbia …

Graphic Design

Whangapoua / Crosson Clarke Carnachan Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> On the shore of an idyllic white sandy beach on New Zealand's Coromandel Peninsula rests an elegant hut. …

Architecture
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The Mountain Rental: A Holiday House in the Italian Alps

Located in the Dolomite mountain village of Mareo, in South Tyrol, Italy, La Pedevilla was inspired by the traditional farmhouses (known as <i>viles</i>) of …

House Call: Endless Summer in a London Victorian

Entertaining in the summer is all about being relaxed and outdoors. It’s a realistic strategy in predictable climes, but in some parts of the world …