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Equilibrium is Achieved When Sitting on This Concrete Fulcrum With a Friend

Conceived as a competition entry, Tilt transformed into a symbol of balance and the icon of level's studio philosophy.<p>The impetus for creating Tilt …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Throwback Thursday: Before Pantone, Color Aficianados Got Their Fix From This Centuries-Old Hue Mixing Manual

Long before the days of annually featured colors with quirky names, there was this monster of a book by a mysterious artists that goes by A. Boogert. …

Audio Mixing

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#theLIST: Spring Is In the Bag

The dawn of springtime brings with it renewal, warmer days, the solsticeand a crop of new chic bags. Shop the 10 best now.<p>The dawn of springtime brings with it renewal, warmer days, the solstice—and a crop of new chic bags. Shop the 10 best now. Plus, check out spring's best bag trends.

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Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new...<p>A 1960s home with an unusual awning gets upgraded with 21st-century conveniences while maintaining its Austin street cred.<p>With the goals of improving storage and flow in …

New Shoes for Camper Designed by Nendo

Nendo takes on Camper’s Beetle shoe and puts their own special twist on it. The shoe is an updated version of the popular Peu Ideal shoe, but this …

Shoes

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Richard Meier puts 400 of his handmade architectural models on public display in a converted industrial space in Jersey City.<p>Notable for his commanding buildings clad in bright white aluminum, architect Richard Meier, who recently celebrated 50 years in...<p>One of the New York Five and American …

These Murphy Beds Are Like Bedrooms On Wheels

When artists and curators come to visit the Museion, a contemporary art museum in Northern Italy, they don’t stay in a Marriott. No, those lucky souls get to stay in a residence named the Atelierhouse, designed by Italian designer Harry Thaler.<p>The Atelierhouse is a minimal sort of concrete space: …

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City Modern—Dwell and New York Magazine's collaborative week-long collection of talks, studio and home tours showcasing New York...<p>An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate Northwestern wilderness.<p>A sprawling family retreat with separate …

Architecture

Scientists Debunk The Myth That 10,000 Hours Of Practice Makes You An Expert

A theory Malcolm Gladwell popularized in Outliers–that 10,000 hours of practice can turn anyone into an expert–probably isn’t true, a new study says.<p>Can 10,000 hours of practice really make you an expert at anything? The widely touted theory, highlighted in a 1993 psychology paper and popularized …

Yo-Yo Ma

Stunning High-Rise Tower Mimics a Tree with Branches

The second architectural folly of the 21st century is upon us. Sou Fujimoto, Nicolas Laisn Associs and Oxo Architects, have crafted an imaginative structure named <i>White Tree</i> in Montpellier, France that dazzles us with its unusual stair-step shape and how it fans into the open sky. For something to …

Dita von Teese Reveals: How To Feel Sexy Every Day

The seductress spills her feel-great secrets<p>Dita von Teese knows a thing or two about sex appeal. It's an art form she's been studying since childhood, riffling through her mother's panty drawer ("she had some pretty sexy things in there"), getting her first job at a lingerie store at 15 ("I begged …

Beauty

Comment on DIY: Pixel Painting by Megan Tiede

That is SO cool! Definitely must try it! Thanks for the idea :)

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Make It: Rustic Hanging Coat Rack DIY

If floor space in your entryway is at a premium, try this simple hanging coat rack idea!<p>All you need is a branch, some rope (Line from the blog Deas …

Renovation Inspiration: Brighten Your Bathroom with a Colorful Sink or Tub

A lime green sink in a bathroom by Upscale Construction, via Houzz.<p>(Image credit: Upscale Construction)<p>There was a time when avocado bathrooms were …

We’re swinging!

I’m pretty sure I mentioned a DIY project for the kids Christmas present? More than a month later I’ll tell you about it shall I?<p>There are a …

10 Under-The-Radar Fashion Brands You Should Know

Some, such as Suzannah, who have discovered a craving among women for one-off bespoke outfits that, satisfyingly, cost around the same as ready-to-wear from the big brands, want to stay niche. Others have just started, or in the case of Bimba y Lola, only recently launched in Britain.<p>From …

Articles about 8 light filled rooms we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.<p>Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...<p>DWELL Your Rooms We Love OFFICIAL COMPETITION...<p>Las Vegas designer Logan …

Articles about dwell guide smart design tiny spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>It's coming up Swiss at this year's Dwell on Design.<p>Dwell on Design speaker Dan Formosa is accustomed to swimming against the current.<p>At just $79,000, this customizable mobile trailer allows …

Portraits Emerge from an Incredible Collage of Objects

New York-based artist Michael Mapes continues to expand his portfolio of meticulously assembled artworks made of thousands of collected specimens. Each piece in the artist's newest and laboriously executed collection consists of countless materials that have each been pinned to a board to form a …

Articles about sleek kitchen renovation san francisco on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.<p>In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...<p>A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an …

8 Ways You’re Driving Yourself Crazy

<i>No great mind has ever existed without a touch of madness.<br>―Aristotle</i><p>I sat there in her living room staring at her through teary eyes. “I feel crazy,” …

10 Ultra-Luxe Party Dresses With Even Prettier Price Tags

We don't know about you, but as thankful as we are for a holiday calendar chock-full of events, we're a little worried that our bank accounts might …

Singapore's Beautifully Soulful Willow House

Built in Singapore, the <i>Willow House</i> is an open and airy home designed to invite as much of the outdoors inside. Created by Guz Architects, the home rests atop a small hill and was built to capture as much of Singapore's seldom wind and cross breeze as possible. To do this, the architects left the …

Articles about building modern pavilions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell's handy-dandy how-to guide on learning and implementing building codes.<p>For those of you, like me, who missed out on Wednesday's broadcast premiere of the wonderful IM Pei: Building China Modern,...<p>Stephen Yablon Architect reimagines the stilt-house typology for a cutting-edge modern addition …

Articles about unconventional prefab fishers island on Dwell.com - Dwell

A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.<p>A family’s remote island retreat becomes a more permanent home base, thanks to the efficiency of building modular.<p>A cost-effective modular retreat embraces the landscape on a Lake …

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Through an exhibition at a California museum, an award-winning San Francisco architecture firm offers a glimpse into its design...<p>“The design tools I gravitate towards are the ones that have a tactile dimension—a responsiveness to intuition and the hand.”...<p>A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts & …

Articles about 10 cool spaces kids on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time of year, we're all gearing up for spring and are eager to freshen up …

Articles about small space living lifeedited on Dwell.com - Dwell

For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>In Canada's Yukon Territory, a college instructor builds a lightweight, efficient 97-square-foot mobile dwelling.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit …