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Is Epoxy Flooring the New Polished Concrete?

Why this high-shine, durable material is finding its way into home design<p>Epoxy flooring isn't just for warehouses and hospitals anymore. Just ask designer James Saavedra, whose home boasts white epoxy floors that are as sleek and reflective as the Ralph Pucci gallery. The surface isn’t just …

Home Improvement

Sourcing Materials for a Live Edge Coffee Table

I’m a little worried my coffee table is getting too big for its britches. Every time family or friends come over, they fawn over its beauty. I’m sure …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing

Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Having trouble staying organized at home? We hate to break it to you, but it might be you (not your stuff) that's the problem. We asked professional …

Minimalism

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

6 Easy Styling Tips to Refresh a Room

Instantly refresh your room.<p>A home makeover doesn't have to require new furniture, a trip to the hardware store, or a big budget. Here's how to style a space for an instant refresh.

Home Decorating

40+ Christmas Wreaths to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Deck the halls, doors and everywhere else.<p>A little Christmas crafting goes a long way. Start now and you'll have a holiday wreath for every door in your house.

Xten Architecture's Austin Kelly on Context, Flexibility and Open Source Design

Xten architecture is a California and Switzerland based practice lead by couple Monika Häfelfinger and Austin Kelly. Recently joining the open source …

Bombay Sapphire's new distillery by Thomas Heatherwick is unveiled at Laverstoke Mill http://www.wallpaper.com/architecture/bombay-sapphires-new-distillery-by-thomas-heatherwick-is-unveiled-at-laverstoke-mill/7991

Trippy Stairs

No, you have not been drugged, these stairs really DO look this trippy.<p>Designed by Atmos Studio as part of a larger project, the stairs take on a …

22 Beautiful Stairs That Will Make Climbing To The Second Floor Less Annoying

Our spiral staircase photography post already proved that even something as mundane as stairs can be absolutely beautiful. We decided to expand on …

Architecture

Get Happy! The Best Celebrity Smiles

12 stunning celebrity smiles in honor of Smile Power Day<p>In honor of Smile Power Day on Sunday, we've put together 12 of the most stunning celebrity smiles we've seen on the red carpet. Just looking at them will life your spirits.

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Articles about 10 space saving desk designs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Wallpaper is a homes' best friend. The popular material changes boring white walls into incredible murals.<p>Whether wrought from molded aluminum or the latest techno-mesh, few seats work harder than the sturdy desk chair.<p>Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>Given the …

Architect Bypasses Mortgage Payments, Builds a Tiny Home

Idaho-based architect Macy Miller longed for a place of her own, but didn't want the burdensome cost of mortgage payments and decided to construct her own compact home. After having a dream back in 2011, Miller mustered up the initiative to design her small yet efficient home known as <i>Tiny House</i>. …

The Workforce Is Even More Divided by Race Than You Think

Articles about architect couples home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Jonathan Segal and his son Matthew Segal built the Cresta to capitalize on Southern California’s balmy climate.<p>The Mayes family transformed a Thomas High Top into a well-organized and airy humble abode, using thoughtful storage and a...<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of …

LOCI Corporate Design by for brands

Architecture and Design Studio Branding.<p>This is another great branding project by Poznan, Poland based graphic design studio for brands. The creative …

Snake Ranch

Greenhouse Botanical Garden Grueningen / idA

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The new pavilion at the botanical garden at Grueningen relates strongly to its context. The design was …

Urban Seating Unit Adorned by Miniature Grass Island: Saturnia Bench

Designer Philippe Nigro envisioned a creative bench that allures passers-by to have a break and enjoy nature, even if this happens at a small scale. …

Shelves of a Feather Flock Together

Peliships earn their namesake from two nautical inspirations: water vessels and pelicans. Each of these wall mounted ledges take the form of a ship’s …

Articles about tiny hollywood home mad mens vincent kartheiser on Dwell.com - Dwell

Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>To avoid major reconstruction, JAC Interiors employed bright colors …

Mad Men

Articles about open plan concrete home japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and …

Articles about simple geometric bayfront home chile on Dwell.com - Dwell

Mathias Klotz’s first project, a deceptively simple bayfront house in Chile was commissioned by his mom on a shoestring budget.<p>Streamline your home and life with Chamberlain.<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>The semicircular residence on Chiloé …

Articles about affordable hillside home new zealand on Dwell.com - Dwell

Adapted for the Australian climate, the eco-friendly, low-maintenance CORE 9 house starts at $192,000.<p>A budget-savvy, well-caffeinated couple get their hands dirty building a house, art gallery, and coffee kiosk on New Zealand’s...<p>On New Zealand’s Great Barrier Island, two architects designed a …

Articles about 10 tiny homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>Discover what the tiny house lifestyle is all about by staying in one of these micro-sized vacation rentals.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's nothing new for Dwell—as we've …