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Mimi Zeiger on design, density and her new book 'Tiny Houses in the City'

Architecture critic and author Mimi Zeiger grew up in Berkeley with a Bronx-raised mother who she says had no patience for driving her anywhere.<p>So it's no surprise that her latest book, "Tiny Houses in the City," (Rizzoli, $29.95) focuses on creative pint-sized homes that are wedged into densely …

9 Things You're Doing Wrong In Your Bedroom

The place where you sleep should be a sanctuary.<p>Your bedroom should be the place where you find peace. It's where you sleep, love, dream, and are oftentimes the most vulnerable. "You want the space to be a calming refuge," says Alexander Reid, a head stylist at One Kings Lane. "You want to simply …

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13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Just say "no" to plastic drop cloths.<p>Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making it all look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, including these 13 tips.<p>1. …

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10 Hanging Planters to Perk Up an Empty Corner

If there's room for a hook, there's room for a plant.<p>If there's room for a hook, there's room for a plant.

The 9 Paint Color Mistakes You Should Never Make

Case in point: This bedroom — it makes four of them.<p>If you ever spent more time agonizing over the difference between "Sunshine Yellow" and "Daylight Yellow" than you have with your family in a given week, we feel your pain. Choosing a color isn't a decision to take lightly, as it sets a room's …

Articles about 5 architects get crafty budgets build cost effective modern homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>To accommodate his growing family, an intern architect in Canada builds a cost-efficient home that becomes the calling card of...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these …

Architecture

The Best Street Style Pics Of 2014

There's just something about being in bed with a pounding headache that makes you think, "Hey, I'd love to scroll through some beautiful, well-lit …

Our New Celebrity Hairstyle Crush: The Half Bun

Meet the hairstyle that's taking your bun to new heights.<p>The half bun is the sort of magical hairstyle achieved from indecision: hair up or hair down? Bun or top knot? The result is a hairstyle that can be roughed up at the roots for an easy daytime look or slicked back for a high-impact evening …

Sustainable House Design Paying Tribute to Modern Technology in Hong Kong

An existing 40-year old house in Sha Tin district, Hong Kong was recently given a complete make-over by the architects at <b>Millimeter Interior Design</b> …

Articles about contemporary nordic town house on Dwell.com - Dwell

With their light, white house that owes equal debts to its Nordic surroundings and to the Japanese provenance of its architects,...<p>Historic details and modern interventions commune in two bathrooms in a renovated West Village town house.<p>This prefabricated dwelling is the first thing visitors see …

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Articles about sustainable brownstone transformation brooklyn on Dwell.com - Dwell

How do you make a Brooklyn brownstone more sustainable? First, get rid of the brownstone.<p>Twenty-nine years after Robert Moses’s death, the mixed legacy of New York’s über–urban planner remains inescapable.<p>A family enlists Brooklyn design-build firm MADE to renovate a brownstone using surplus and …

Architecture

How to Pronounce Designer Names 101

Bazaar's A-Z cheat sheet to help you tackle Moschino, Hermes, Miu Miu and more. Plus, see round two.<p>Ever found yourself stuck for words when trying to pronounce some of the trickier names in the fashion lexicon? Us too. And, we figured, if we find it hard, then pity the poor woman who has a normal …