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Modesty is overrated.<p>Rinse off under the sun (or the stars!) in one of these open-air bathrooms. You may not have one in your house yet, but if you can dream it, you can do it.Wine Tasting
Tour 11 staircases, from spiral to minimalist, that truly take design to the next level<p>Tour 11 staircases, from spiral to minimalist, that truly take design to the next level
Is your summer party missing this alfresco essential?<p>Give your guests something warm and cozy to gather around this outdoor entertaining season with a fireplace that looks as good as its heat feels. Here are a few of our favorite ways to style outdoor fireplaces.
Vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and, gardens.<p>Not only are these rooms impeccably decorated, they also feature vistas of the ocean, mountains, pools, and gardens.
But like, why isn't it?<p>From a Tuscan-style retreat to a rustic farmhouse swimming pool, these pools will make you want to dive right in. If you need more inspo, try our favorite patio and landscaping ideas. Now your backyard is summer (and party!) ready.
A space that's practical and luxe.
See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.<p>See how these creatively recycled containers are turned into surprisingly attractive dwellings.
We refuse to cook indoors from now on.<p>Dining al fresco is only half the fun. Whether you're designing your own outdoor kitchen, or just want to get inspired for the future, we've got ideas to suit any decor style. Now add them to your dream house board.Countertops
Much more than a place to grill a burger.<p>Much more than a place to grill a burger, this kitchen design in Nantucket, Massachusetts by landscape architect Kris Horiuchi, has it all - grill, cooktops, refrigerator, sink, even a pizza oven. Get ideas and check out the pictures for a taste of …Countertops
A Texas backyard boasts the biggest swimming pool.<p>When you think "over the top," you don't immediately think "El Campo."<p>But the small town about 70 miles southwest of Houston, known for its farming history and immigrant heritage, is home to the world's largest backyard swimming pool.<p>Built in 2009 …Swimming Pools
5 things to know before starting any bathroom reno<p>When the time comes for you to update a bathroom, you've got some of the basics down. Below are five bathroom remodeling tips for beginners:<p><i>Design by Barrie Benson; Photography by Simon Watson</i><p><b>1. Plumbing is expensive to move.</b><p>Yes, there are times …
A bright space with contemporary materials.<p>In this bright space in New York City designed by Incorporated Architecture & Design, contemporary materials evoke the spirit of 19th-century England. Read the designer interview.
The Sharifi-ha House features seven floors of movable rooms that can be reconfigured for different purposes. This article originally appeared on ELLEDECOR.com.<p>What if you could transform your house based on your moods and needs? A newly-designed home makes this dream a reality with just a press of …Living Rooms
A house decorated with coastal style on a quick turnaround.<p>For a client's Emerald Bay, California, house, Laurie Alter, owner of Tuvalu Home, was given free rein because there was limited time frame of just two weeks for the renovation. "I called my client to say that in order to complete this on …Dining Rooms
The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.Living Rooms
Tour an open-air home.<p>It's the ultimate in indoor-outdoor living. As long as you're okay with rhinos on the lawn and cheetahs on the sofa. Designer Suzanne Kasler takes us on a tour of an amazing open-air home in Africa. For more interior design tips, read an interview with the designer.Living Rooms
Plants and man have a long lasting relationship since the time civilization flourished.<p>San Francisco–based industrial designers Mike Simonian and Maaike Evers sit down with Dwell's Editor-in-Chief, Sam Grawe, to talk...<p>The legacy of mid-century designer Joe Colombo is underscored with a reissue of …
Often, we cleanse our duds in a wasteland of half-forgotten detergent bottles and dryer-sheet-detritus.<p>Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days are ahead.<p>Don’t overthink the process of creating ambiance in your living space: Today’s gadgets make kicking back a breeze.<p>Twenty …
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For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron walks us through Dwell's November 2016 issue.<p>From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and …Small Spaces
When a couple needed more space for their weekly family dinners, local architects transform their tiny abode into an entertaining...<p>A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.<p>A contemporary lean-to extension provides a fresh modern look to this 1960s Australian …Small Spaces
Don't just tile the bathroom floor: tile the walls and ceiling, too. No windows? No problem! Mirrored walls? Why not!<p>Traditionally used by nomads in Central Asia, the circular, tent-like yurt has become part of the current zeitgeist, as travelers...<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us …
Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Check out this list of furnishings and accoutrements for the beach, backyard, campground, and beyond.<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the …