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Africa's Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

Scuba Diving

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Home Tours

How to Follow Design Trends While Keeping Your Home Decor Timeless

Is it possible? Can one be both trendy and timeless in decor? While trends come and go and timelessness lasts forever, the two can certainly be …

The Left-Over-Space House / Cox Rayner Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This narrow private house demonstrates what can be achieved on the myriad of ‘left-over’ spaces in inner …

Architecture

Folly Farm: Modern + Traditional Hybrid Meets Indoor-Outdoor Living

We already rounded up the best of the best from Marvin Windows & Doors’ 2013 Architect’s Challenge, but one of our favorites—and the standout Judge’s …

Contemporary Family Home in Sri Lanka Paying Tribute to Minimalism

Shavanthi & Mohantha Karunaratne House in Sri Lanka is situated at an isolated end, away from the main roads. The land is surrounded by large empty …

High Level of Interactivity Exuded by Stylish Modern Home in Taiwan

H2o+Co2 Design sent us photos and information about a modern house design they recently completed in Taipei, Taiwan. The owner who works in the …

Modern Home Design With a Little Extra: Hillsborough II Residence by MAK Studio Architects

San Francisco based MAK Studio Architects, completed the design and development of Hillsborough II, an interesting looking modern residence located …

Daring Black Box Extension to a Heritage Worker’s Cottage in New Zealand

A heritage worker’s cottage in Auckland, New Zealand was recently expanded with a modern cube-shaped extension developed by the creative team at BOX …

Modern Home in Canada With Extensive Pacific Views by Mehran Mansouri

Some of you may remember The Palmerston Project, a modern residence we presented on Freshome in a previous post. The house in the photos below was …

Contemporary and Practical Urban Duplex Unit in Seattle

The <b>Lever Homes</b> residence consists of two homes built as a practical urban duplex. The interesting elongated structure and the triangular roof shape …

House Aupiais

Site Interior Design was approached by a couple to skin the shell of their newly purchased, though technically incomplete, Camps Bay home. The house …

Architecture

18 Stylish Japanese Bathroom Design Ideas

There can be moments when a day seems a lot longer than it is and each moment starts to weigh heavily on you with the only thing that you look …

Calming Modern Interiors

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>The focal point of this living are is a creative sculpted light fixture that hands from the ceiling. With bulbs branching out at every angle, …

Kitchen Dining Designs: Inspiration and Ideas

• 1 |<p>Banquette seating is a great solution for a narrower space, as chairs don’t need to push out against a wall, and a bench can usually fit an extra …

Poste's Winter Lounge Returns; Holy Cow's Gold Burger

<b>PENN QUARTER</b>— <b>Poste's Winter Lounge</b> is now open. The restaurant's swank, heated outdoor area is a particular hit at happy hour. They'll be serving several <b>hot cocktails</b> like the Pimandes, a bourbon-spiked hot chocolate, and a Which Cider the Aisle?, a spiced cider. There are wintery snacks like …

Articles about eichler inspired modular home california on Dwell.com - Dwell

Faced with the unique challenge of renovating the work of mid-century master, design principal Stephen Shoup of building Lab...<p>Ranging from $795,000 to $4,250,000, these Californian Eichler homes run the gamut from cozy bungalows to rare, double-story...<p>If you were handed the keys to an Eichler …

Architecture

Articles about reinventing traditional edwardian near lake ontario on Dwell.com - Dwell

When a family couldn’t part with a traditional Edwardian, their architect introduced a world of design inspiration instead.<p>Complex Boulder building codes didn’t throw a wrench in Arch11’s plans to materialize the dreams of one cycle-centric family.<p>Toronto, Ontario, is one metropolis that never …

Prince Edward Island

An Expansive His-and-Hers Bathroom

Two bathrooms in one.<p>Architect Thomas Catalano and designer Chris Benson went beyond the usual his-and-hers towels and double sink in this Wellesley, Massachusetts, bathroom design. By adding a pass-through shower, they combined two rooms into one, but personalized each side for the husband and …

Articles about 6 modern homes connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>If you have a nomadic streak and like waking up in a different place every few months, weeks, or even days, then a home on wheels...<p>From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of …

Frank Lloyd Wright

Elegant Interior With Industrial Elements: Y House in Singapore by ONG&ONG

Discovered on Trendir, <b>Y House</b>, designed by the New York-based firm ONG&ONG, is the new home of a family from Singapore. Incorporating industrial …

Lavish Home Design With a Little Extra: 604 Acacia House in California

Inside and out, the <b>604 Acacia House</b> designed by Brandon Architects in Corona Dl Mar, California, USA, inspires a lavish way of living. The street …

Changing the Mood of a Studio Apartment Through RGB Lighting: Russian Loft by G-DESIGN

Creative Group G-DESIGN recently completed a modern studio apartment located in St. Petersburg, Russia. The main objective of the project developers …

Articles about top 10 houses dwell week 1 on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from …

Top 10

11 (Pretty) Scary Costume Ideas

As we found when we started trolling the web for Halloween makeup, there are some seriously scary costumes out there. Like, scarier than watching the Exorcist when you’re only 9. For real. But, there <i>are</i> some scary costumes that give you the chills without giving you nausea, and we’ve rounded up 11 …

Adoring this hanging daybed, styled by Cleo Scheulderman. Cleo works as a styling editor for the gorgeous Dutch interior magazine vtwonen.

Before & After: A Dated Abode Gets Some Crazy Good Curb Appeal

This 1950's suburban ranch house needed a major upgrade so architect Bradley Edwards stepped in and turned dated to darling. Wait until you see …

Curb Appeal

Extremely Simple Interior Design With Personality And Style

One would say that a very simple interior design or décor, without accessories and purely decorative details would feel cold and without character. …

Celebrity Malibu Beach House Sports The Pacific For A Backyard!

A beach house in Malibu promises, the sun, sand and surf along with luxurious interiors and often a pretty hefty price tag! But there is one more …