Louise Duthie

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We want walls: the future of office design - and the demise of open plan

It was supposed to herald a new age of modern, collaborative co-working - but is it all over for the open-plan office?<p>Increasingly, open plan, wall-free working spaces, still used by the vast majority of UK businesses, are being supplanted by flexible layouts, with spaces for concentration as well …

Office Furniture

A Master of French-Chic Interiors Meets An American Heritage Furniture Maker

Baker Furniture is a 126-year-old American furniture company, but it has always been modern. In 1950, the company popularized Italian neoclassic design, and in 1951 released the first Danish modern furniture collection to the American market.<p>The brand’s latest collaboration continues in that …

North Carolina

Eames Molded Side Chair (Eiffel Base)

LastFM

Back of the Yards High School / STL Architects

This urban high school is organized into three thematic components: body, mind and spirit, that relate to the various programs and activities within …

Architecture booms as Iran opens its doors to the world

Iran is "on the verge of a new era for architecture" according to local architects, as change sweeps through the Islamic republic following the …

South Asia

Escherpark / E2A

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The site of the Escherpark building, a clearly defined block just outside of Zurich’s city center, is …

Peek Inside the Eiffel Tower’s New Apartment

HomeAway creates a getaway inside the Paris landmark in honor of Euro 2016<p>When Gustav Eiffel built his eponymous tower in 1889, he created a small apartment for himself at the very top, and it’s likely he never expected to have a neighbor. But on Friday, vacation rental site HomeAway debuted the …

The UN's Weather Agency Warns of 'Fundamental Change' in Climate

Pointing to data released on Monday that May was the hottest on record, the UN weather agency warned of “fundamental change” unfolding in the global …

Tenhachi House / .8 Tenhachi Architect & Interior Design

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> This is a renovation for our own apartment in Kanagawa. .8 (TENHACHI) Architect & Interior design …

Architecture

How Moschino created a dress that's on fire

Model Anna Cleveland was the talk of the Moschino AW16 show, as creative director Jeremy Scott sent her down the runway in a singed dress that literally smoked.<p>Fast forward to the unveiling of the Milan fashion house’s autumn campaign and Cleveland, 27, appears in the same burning dress. So how did …

Articles about noe valley renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

Back by popular demand, the Dwell Home Tours series will make its way back to Silicon Valley this year.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay Area home designed by an architect for his parents.<p>Bay Meadows, billed as a "progressive new urban village," is starting to take shape in San …

San Francisco

Articles about two houses are better one on Dwell.com - Dwell

Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.<p>Designer Thom Fougere plays with scale and typology to create playful furniture.<p>An architect creates a long-term home for his parents around a glass enclosure built to celebrate …

Architecture

Articles about modern renovation midcentury house los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...<p>This welcoming Airbnb in the Hollywood Hills is designed around entertaining, but defined by its guests.<p>Linear sight lines and a game-changing terrace revamp a …

Architecture

Articles about madrid couple remake apartment one their childhood buildings on Dwell.com - Dwell

A man and his wife make an emotional return to an apartment building he loved as a kid.<p>When you live in an apartment, the surrounding city becomes an extension of your home. The nearby parks act as your backyard.<p>The prospect of retirement doesn’t just signal the end of a career; it offers the …

Architecture

Casa Magayon / SARCO Architects

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Casa Magayon by Sarco Architects Costa Rica is located in the Peninsula Papagayo Luxury Resort in the …

The Most Important Design Jobs Of The Future

Designers at Google, Microsoft, Autodesk, Ideo, Artefact, Teague, Lunar, Huge, New Deal, and fuseproject predict 18 new design jobs.<p>Yesterday’s graphic designers are today’s UX designers. Will tomorrow’s UX designers be avatar programmers, fusionists, and artificial organ designers? Yes, according …

Articles about 7 spacious uncluttered lofts on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>A former workshop in the Dutch city of Den Bosch is converted into a hip, Manhattan-inspired loft.<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn …

Outdoor Spaces

The Secret To A Successful IKEA Hack May Be Another Swedish Company

Superfronts sells a series of products that help you perfectly elevate your IKEA furniture.<p>At this point, IKEA and hacks are practically synonymous, with countless bloggers, designers and everyday shoppers taking to the web to show off their remixed IKEA goods.<p>If a DIY-filled crafternoon isn't for …

This Solar Home In England Costs Just $2 A Month To Run

The future is not just green, it's cheap, apparently.<p>For those skeptics who think alternative energy is a waste of time and that going green is for the excessively rich, this home in West Kirby, England should give you something to think about.<p>Designed by Colin Usher, director of UK-based John …

Articles about bright blue kitchen hides within minimalist quebec renovation on Dwell.com - Dwell

For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...<p>A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo relies on American-made goods to forge its identity.<p>For an architect’s family getaway in Connecticut, the kitchen is …

Kitchens

2015: The year in wood construction

It was a breakout year for wood construction, with cross-laminated timber becoming a big deal in the USA and Canada. We are big fans of wood, for a …

Architecture

Articles about sculptural desert escape inspired shadow on Dwell.com - Dwell

This dark Yucca Valley home tricks the eye through clever use of light and shadow.<p>A Denver family lives in a Victorian home built in 1890, with its classical charm and conventions.<p>Stay in a midcentury modern hotel built and inspired by the iconic style of American architect John Lautner.<p>A rookie …

Architecture

Repurposed traffic barrels reactivate a forgotten public space in El Paso

Architects Ersela Kripa and Stephen Mueller, partners at AGENCY, have teamed up with a group of Texas Tech University architecture students to design …

13 Geometric Paint Jobs You’ll Love Right Now

Nothing dresses up a plain wall or drab piece of furniture like a fresh coat of paint. Make that coat of paint geometric and your decor goes to a whole other stylish level. From abstract wall designs to colorful painted cabinets, these mod geometric patterns offer a super easy way to upgrade your …

Jeremy Corbyn victory will prevent military action in Syria, senior Labour figures warn

Senior Labour and military voices round on Jeremy Corbyn, warning that his election as Labour leader could prolong the migrant crisis after he said he could not support deploying British troops overseas<p>Britain will be unable to launch military action in Syria if Jeremy Corbyn becomes Labour leader, …

In overweight couch potatoes, vitamin C supplements mimic some exercise effects

Overweight and obese people who take a high-dose of supplementary Vitamin C daily may get some of the cardiovascular benefits of exercise without the exercise, new research has found.<p>In a small trial that recruited sedentary adults who were overweight or obese, study participants who took 500 …

Holistic Medicine

How Do America's Sleep Habits Compare To The Rest Of The World?

It turns out we're all a little starved for shuteye.<p>After designing a bedroom that's equal parts stylish and relaxing, it can be difficult to actually find the time to use it. According to Mattress Next Day, <b>only 4% of Americans are actually getting the sleep they need</b>.<p>The English mattress company …

Sleep

UAE soldiers killed in Yemen fighting

Troops were killed during operations against Houti rebels in Marib province, making it the deadliest day ever for Emirati military<p>Forty-five soldiers from the United Arab Emirates have been killed while taking part in Saudi-led operations in Yemen against Houthi rebels – the deadliest day ever for …

Middle East

Friday Links

– An all White Attic<p>– Incredibly woolly sheep– it needed help “relieving the beast of its life-threatening load”<p>– Teensy tiny little horses<p>– …

Labor Day