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Seaside Home Uses Japanese Design to Foster Grandiose Space from 538 Square Feet

Nestled within the treetops on the New Zealand coastline sits the <i>Island Bay House</i>, a small dwelling that features incredible interior beauty beyond its unassuming corrugated metal exterior. Andrew Simpson of WireDog Architecture designed the structure using Japanese-inspired principles, which gives …

San Diego

Articles about these incredibly tiny cabins tree houses and mobile dwellings are all less on - Dwell

The wooden structure next to Laurie and Peter Stubbs' house outside Baltimore is made out of trees and is nestled in the woods...<p>It doesn't get much more idyllic than this: An illustrator of children's books who lives on the Sunshine Coast of British...<p>A 196-square-foot house born of architectural …

Los Angeles

Articles about jens risoms block island family retreat on - Dwell

Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.<p>The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.<p>A tribute to honor the 100th birthday of midcentury master Jens Risom.<p>Jens Risom …


Articles about 22 expert tips and tricks designing small dwellings on - Dwell

Of course, a little decor is great while on vacations, but it's the rigors of your day to day work routine that can benefit the...<p>Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.<p>Equipped with 25 years of experience designing bathrooms, Melbourne–based GIA Bathrooms & Kitchens gives us …

New York City

Articles about tiny diy trailer home built couple budget on - Dwell

A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>Though the craze for vans and airstreams has officially spread like a wildfire, it's nothing new for Dwell—as we've always been...<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising …

Los Angeles

Paintings reveal what people in 1900 thought the year 2000 would look like

There are few things as fascinating as seeing what people in the past dreamed about the future.<p>"France in the Year 2000" is one example. The series …

The Dos and Don'ts of Building Your Own Chicken Coop - Dwell

Do:<p>Research municipal ordinances to make sure it’s legal to raise chickens on your lot.<br>• Ask your neighbors if they’re okay with hearing the occasional cluck from your hens.<br>• Remember to share an egg or two with your neighbors if they agree.<br>• Decide which breed of chicken you’d like to have before …

Los Angeles
Modern Architecture

Shedded Bliss

A prefabricated shed sited on a Finnish island provides a perfect summer getaway.<p>Linda Bergroth had gardening and storage in mind when she developed this scaled-down prefab prototype. The Finnish designer collaborated with Helsinki-based Avanto Architects for two years to perfect the compact …

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In the most unlikely of places—rural Missouri—Rocio Romero has designed and built a prefab empire.<p>If you just started and online store then you must be looking for some display fixtures which you can use to display your...<p>Go inside L.A. designer Stephen Kenn's new furniture collection with an …

New York Times

Why Vegan Diets Suck

5 reasons to enjoy your ham and cheese sandwich<p>There is no one right way to eat for everyone.<p>We are all different and what works for one person may not work for the next.<p>I personally advocate consumption of both animals and plants and I think there is plenty of evidence that this is a reasonable …

Prefab Homes

Articles about you wont believe cozy home inside converted grain silo on - Dwell

Following the advent of modernism, sacred architecture continues to reinvent religious expression.<p>A modern home in Finland revolves around three pillars of traditional family life: the kitchen, the fireplace, and the sauna.<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known for …

Nova Scotia
Prefab Homes
Los Angeles

The Secret to the Creamiest, Dreamiest Hummus

You could be making better hummus.<p>If it strikes you as a little weird that hummus received top billing as our 2015 Dish of the Year, then, well, you haven’t had chef Michael Solomonov’s. The incredibly rich, ineffably smooth version that he dishes up at Dizengoff, his bustling Philadelphia …


50 Genius Ways to Use Mason Jars

This beloved country staple is good for so much more than canning.<p>This beloved country staple is good for so, so much.


8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Articles about 7 smart staircases double storage on - Dwell

For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...<p>There's definitely something for everyone at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and this year we spied practical advances in...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for …

Los Angeles

Articles about 8 modern split level interiors on - Dwell

Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for demolition, in need of repair, or the subject of fundraising campaigns.<p>Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days …


Articles about japanese inspired summer retreat on - Dwell

This voluminous cabin in Austin, Quebec, has a sharply pitched roof and a bright and lofty interior that’s a surprising contrast...<p>A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea...<p>The small archipelago in the Pacific …

São Paulo
Los Angeles

A Nihilist's Guide to Gratitude

Abandon expectations, appreciate everything.<p>This week the eminent <i>New York Times</i> in-house philosopher David Brooks laments that he is “sometimes grumpier when [he] stay[s] at a nice hotel,” as compared with a “budget hotel” where even “the waffle maker in the breakfast area is a treat.”<p>Brooks has …

New York Times

Articles about tiny backyard studio seattle filled midcentury finds on - Dwell

A petite outbuilding is exactly what a couple needed for their Seattle property.<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create a...<p>Nestled in the backyard of a Toronto home, this architect’s self-designed work studio is an …


Articles about two story addition turned bachelor pad comfortable home two on - Dwell

A pair of newly-weds in Chicago added a spacious extension for cohabiting.<p>A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.<p>You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.<p>Taking cues from the original home, Madeleine Blanchfield …


Articles about studio city 5 nyc apartments pack everything single room on - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Thirteen Brooklyn design studios—with locations ranging from Red Hook to the Navy Yard to Bushwick, and practices varying from...<p>If you love great design, you won't want to miss the second …

New York City

Articles about colorful custom built guesthouse london on - Dwell

Thanks to designers Nina Tolstrup and Jack Mama, an aging workshop in London’s once-gritty Bethnal Green is reborn as a colorful,...<p>The Lighthouse, by British architects Sheppard Robson, seeks to redefine the future of residential energy by plugging into the...<p>An apartment-like boutique hotel …

West London