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Articles about why-two-chairs-are-better-one on - 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>Thanks to a complete renovation, two separate units are merged into a single residence to create a chic …

You Won't Believe This Stuffy Apartment's Modern Makeover

An outdated Manhattan home gets a complete overhaul for an engaged couple about to start their life together.<p>An outdated Manhattan home gets a complete overhaul for an engaged couple about to start their life together. This piece originally appeared on <i></i>.

10 Best Tricks For Creating An Unbelievably Sexy Bedroom

Designers share their secrets for setting the mood.<p>Designers share their secrets for setting a romantic mood.

Stylish Pre-War Duplex Exuding a Welcoming Feel in Central Park West, New York

Have a look at this stylish pre-war duplex recently renovated in Central Park West, New York, USA! With 3 bedrooms and 2,5 bathroom, the crib …

Interior Design

Grzywinski+Pons pairs industrial fixtures with pastel tones for Urban Villa hotel lobby

New York studio Grzywinski+Pons has ripped out the "sterile" interior of a lobby in a London hotel to reveal industrial fittings, which it has paired …


You'll Never Guess What This Countryside Estate Used To Be

This minimalist cement-and-stone country home used to be... a stable? Go ahead, peek inside—you'd never guess.<p><i>Ábaton Architects</i><p>Humans weren't the first inhabitants of this stone-walled pastoral home: Before a gut renovation by Spanish architecture firm Ábaton, this country estate used to be a …

Celebrity Homes

This Genius Idea Will Make Wine Lovers Want to Cut a Hole in Their Floor

When it's wine o'clock, easy access to your favorite bottles is key.<p>Installing a window or door in the floor might seem ridiculous, but if that window or door leads to wine? Brilliant. So if your collections of reds and whites mean infinitely more to you than your shoes and handbags, maybe you …