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Thomas Jefferson and the fascinating history of Founding Fathers defending Muslim rights

<i>This post has been updated with President Obama's comments. The Fix originally wrote about Thomas Jefferson and Muslims in December.</i><p>Muslims are at the center of a roiling debate over religious freedom in the United States. But they've actually been a part of that heated conversation from the very …

Religion

DIY Dim Sum: How to Make Authentic Soup Dumplings at Home

Making soup dumplings isn't hard. Okay, it kind of is. But this step-by-step video will teach you everything you need to know.<p>Soup dumplings fall in the category of "delicious things we love to order when we're out, but would never even dream of making at home." Until now, that is. This dim sum …

Food & Dining

Is Free-Range Parenting A Danger To Kids?

Is it a case of neglect when parents allow young children to walk alone? Last Tuesday, authorities answered "no" to that question, at least as it …

Small-Space Living: A Grand Two-Room Apartment

How to make two rooms feel like an entire universe? In a Berlin apartment with grand turn-of-the-century detailing, we’re admiring the low-key, …

Industrial Loft in Seattle Functionally Blending Materials and Textures

Located in the Capitol Hill area of Seattle, Washington, this <b>industrial loft</b> by SHED Architecture & Design is eye-catching and inspiring. The owners …

Interior Design

Articles about creative landscape design renovated eichler california on Dwell.com - Dwell

Landscape designer Bernard Trainor masterminds a seamless garden to surround a Silicon Valley Eichler.<p>Jospeh Eichler's post-World War II tract homes have had an astounding impact on modern architecture as we know it today.<p>When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San …

San Francisco

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

Muffins
Death Row

Hardscaping 101: Pathway Lighting

The summer months have slid away and with them the ability to ignore spotty pathway lighting. Getting around the garden, and even to the front door, …

Articles about modern coastal home stinson beach on Dwell.com - Dwell

For all the joys of beachfront living, it’s not without its risks.<p>A home by the sea doesn't have to mean Cape Cod or cottage.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of …

Frank Lloyd Wright

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Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a...<p>The recent history of Janna Stark's San Francisco flat, located in an 1890's Victorian house, is literally burned into the wall.<p>Architect Dan Rockhill tackled a tight budget …

San Francisco

Articles about innovative wooden homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>In coastal New England, an artist turns a wooded property into a haven for creating and living.<p>New Zealand’s Studio Magazine goes behind the doors of Windy City design firms to see how the city's …

Furniture

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An old barn in a Beverly Hills canyon inspires a new, clean-lined guesthouse and concert venue.<p>Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard...<p>Offering lofty canyon views and poolside living, the Phineas Residence …

Beverly Hills

Articles about sustainable retirement home tune california landscape on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, California, emerges as a series of eco-conscious pavilions that rest...<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>A couple’s retirement home on a nature preserve in Carmel, …

Architecture

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An inviting house in the Mexican capital draws the outside in.<p>A chance encounter led a Dallas couple to a neighborhood where nature is prized as much as design, and houses are built to make...<p>Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Michel …

Mexico City

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With smart interiors by Arcanum Architecture, a shop in the Mission District attempts to put a new spin on the venerable cup of...<p>In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...<p>If you've ever embarked on a …

San Francisco

Articles about simple and affordable portland home on Dwell.com - Dwell

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>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices.<p>Streamline your home and …

Mexico City

Comic book craft: DIY superhero canvas

I'm a big fan of comic books. I'm kind of a nerd, but also I grew up with four brothers. So they were constantly around my house. The funny thing is …

50 Amazingly Clever Cheat Sheets To Simplify Home Decorating Projects - DIY...

1. Know your hardwood<p>Athens Floors has put together a great little graphic on their website that helps you to easily distinguish between different …

Home Decorating

These Infographics Are All You’ll Ever Need For Home Decorating

ADVERTISEMENT<p>This roundup of diagrams is a great guide if you are looking for some interior decorating help. Not all of us can hire a professional …

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Holiday Home in the Georgian Bay Region of Ontario, Canada

A holiday home in the Georgian Bay Region of Ontario, Canada by Charles Gane, the founder of CORE Architects.<p>Charles Gane, the head of CORE …

The 4 Qualities of All Successful Cities

I studied architecture in college but somehow managed to avoid reading that seminal work of city planning, Jane Jacobs' <i>Death and Life of Great</i> …

The Rule of Threes: Know It, Love It, & Use It

Now we know you all hate it when we say you SHOULD follow this or that rule, so call this post the Guideline of Threes in your mind if you must. …

Home Decorating

Top 10 Tips for Creating a Scandinavian Interior

Here at Freshome we know that our readers love Scandinavian design. Renowned for their simplicity, utility, and beauty, Scandinavian homes have a …

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