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This season, let your nails be as merryand brightas your mood.<p>This season, let your nails be as merry—and bright—as your mood.

Articles about tunquen treasure on Dwell.com - Dwell

A set of solar panels, a wind-powered well, and passive sustainable strategies make living miles from municipal utilities a...<p>Ambra Medda, cofounder and creative director of design resource L’ArcoBaleno, tells us what home goods she treasures.<p>No matter where you're located or what time of the year …

Articles about long island found on Dwell.com - Dwell

When the Fisher family’s 1960s Long Island beach bungalow started to crumble, they sought an architect who’d preserve the home’s...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>In New York’s Nassau County, a …

Articles about rocks on Dwell.com - Dwell

As a sculptor who spent years living and working in France, Loraine Strait always dreamed of living closely with nature and...<p>Balancing on irregular, rough-hewn rocks along the Norwegian coast, this renovated summer cabin near a town called Larvik in...<p>One of our favorite booths at Dwell on Design …

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Decades after they met as teenagers on a Montauk beach, Manhattanites Victoria and Greg Pryor returned to Long Island to build a...<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>In 1892, when John Muir founded the Sierra Club, the only …

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Sustainable consultant to the stars Jordan Harris convinces Hollywood starlets to go hybrid, but when it came to greening his own...<p>The Garden Museum in London has re-opened—and rebranded—after a short and surprisingly affordable modern makeover by the talented...<p>This 1954 post-and-beam residence …

Articles about coastal commissions on Dwell.com - Dwell

Taking cues from the flora, fauna, and rocky cliffs of Big Sur, California, Mickey Muennig's brand of organic architecture...<p>The first impression of the Kallbadhus ("the cold bathhouse") is that it hovers over the water.<p>Founder Ariel Kaye launched Parachute after coming home from a trip to the …

Articles about inclined relax on Dwell.com - Dwell

Midcentury modern lines harmonize with earthy Scandinavian colors in this 1967 Norwegian rental designed by acclaimed architect...<p>A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.<p>Hidden behind a stunning home, this courtyard encourages relaxed, indoor/outdoor …

Articles about luckys break on Dwell.com - Dwell

Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their property’s...<p>As she creates earthy, minimalist tableware, Kelli Cain often muses on the people who will sip from her cups and slurp from her...<p>Your fiancé’s place is ten times nicer than …

Articles about row house revival on Dwell.com - Dwell

Following the interventions of architect Matthew Baird and interior designer Janet Liles, Mo Ogrodnik’s apartment, which she...<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>In historic Philadelphia, Jibe Design gives a row …

Architecture

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In an up-and-coming area of Copenhagen, a pair of designers and their twin girls inhabit a converted loft, filling it with...<p>It could have been a Sheetrock box, but as the house’s most frequently used point of entry, it deserved the same architectural...<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural …

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Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the merge of indoors and outdoors, a series of white cedar-clad volumes...<p>Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...<p>San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus …

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A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...<p>A New Zealand family taps into the creative capital of architecture students to make their dream home a reality.<p>Inspired by their clients’ bold art collection, a pair of …

Articles about 5 mid century inspired interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Among the vintage interior design trends, the mid-century modern designs of the 1950s are holding fast.<p>Bernhardt Design revives Charles Pollock’s long-dormant career with the release of a timeless new lounge chair.<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner …

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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 …

Articles about modern kitchen renovation mid century roots on Dwell.com - Dwell

Architect Janet Bloomberg infused a mid-century kitchen with her 21st-century taste to create a whimsical yet thoughtful new...<p>Hailing from Burgundy, France, chef and television personality Ludo Lefebvre brings a European sensibility to his remodeled...<p>When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in …

Articles about glowing box home japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>A distinctive wooden pattern lines the walls, floors, and ceilings of this compact home in Japan.<p>Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the …

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London based artist Alex Chinneck plays with opposing objects in the Concrete Rug for the Sculpture House.<p>Writer, speaker, and planetary futurist, Alex Steffen is one of the most vital voices in sustainability today.<p>I met the artist Alex Garcia nearly a year ago (we were introduced by the architect …

Attic Apartment With Generous Skylights And Nice Views

I have to say that attic apartments aren’t my favorite type. They just seem like they could have had much more space inside but they don’t because of …

Curvy Solar House is a Cozy, Green, Shared Student Abode

Student housing in most parts of the world is a necessary (but usually unpleasant) situation. Twenty-five students from Sweden’s Chalmers University …

DIY Project: Embossed Velvet Place Cards

<i>A note about materials: Synthetic or synthetic blend velvet ribbon is the best choice here. It will hold the embossment crisply and the edges can be</i> …

Jessica Alba's Tip for Bringing Color Into Your Home Office

The actress shares her advice on using color in the office, why she's obsessed with organization, and more.<p><i>photo: Joe Schmelzer; styling: Stephen Pappas</i><p>Their eco-friendly cleaning and bath products are stripped down to only the most essential ingredients, but The Honest Company's offices are far …

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I seem to be a little slow trying to keep up with the latest in blogs, magazines etc. these days, but I was grateful last night to catch up on the …

The Patchwork Quilt Gets a Modern Makeover

At Shark Tooth on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, owner Kellen Tucker has been collecting vintage and antique patchwork quilts and over-dyeing them in …

Quilting

Dreaming of Far Away Places: Fascinating Earth Globe Suspension Lamp

Unconventionally built, the <b>Ululi Ulula</b> suspension lamp by <b>Matteo Ugolini</b>, takes you back to nature and closer to humanity. This beautiful and …

The Gothic Getaway, NYC Edition

Design firm Roman and Williams have left their mark on lodgings all over New York, including the inventive and buzzing Ace and Standard hotels. The …

Vintage

A Colorful Park Avenue Apartment

Filled with snappy colors and unusual wallcoverings.<p>To keep this classic prewar apartment in New York from feeling old, designer Christina Murphy chose a vibrant, modern color palette. "Punches of color keep a room feeling youthful and engaging," she says. For more decorating ideas, read an …

Interior Design

Master The Art Of Stir-Fry

Harness the power of high heat to make healthy meals fast.<p>The technique of stir-frying provides one of the quickest ways to make delicious, healthful meals. The problem, however, is that most home cooks only <i>think</i> they know how to stir-fry.<p>"'Stir-frying' is a misleading term," says Grace Young, …

Go for the Ecuadorian Fried Rice at Lucho Barrios in the Bronx

The Ecuadorian restaurants of the Bronx largely remain far off the radar of adventurous eaters, who stick to Jackson Heights and Corona for their bounty of seco de chivo, humita, and morocho. But there are, to be sure, some Ecuadorian eats in the Bronx that rival what you'll find down in Queens, …

Carmel Pizza Company Brings Good Pies to San Francisco's Touristy Fisherman's Wharf

Carmel Pizza Co.<p>2826 Jones Street, San Francisco, CA 94133(Map); carmelpizzaco.com<b><br>Pizza type:</b> Neapolitan-inspired<b><br>Oven type:</b> Wood-fired<b><br>The Skinny:</b> Very solid Neapolitan-inspired pies in a tourism-focused neighborhood known for lousy food.<b><br>Price:</b>Margherita, $11; Diavola, $15<p>Back in December, when we …