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This Teenager's Bedroom Has A Built-In Bed And Storage For Almost Everything

Russian design firm INT2architecture, have created a contemporary bedroom for a 14 year old girl, that features a built-in bed with plenty of …

Sofa

Design Tip - Hide An Air Conditioning Unit With Custom Shelving

Hey contemporist friends! We often see rooms that have air conditioning or heating units hanging on the wall, and they’re kind of bulky and ugly, so …

Storage Ideas

Dandelion House By Jennifer Ott Design

Jennifer Ott designed the interior renovation of her own home in Austin, Texas, before she sold the house and moved to San Francisco.<p>Inspired by her …

Dining Rooms

Dark Modern Home in Toronto Illuminated From the Inside

MODERNest and Kyra Clarkson Architect have designed a home showcasing a dark wood facade beautifully contrasting neighboring homes. Windows shape an …

Architecture
Kitchens

Articles about 6 clever built desks on Dwell.com - Dwell

The right workspace can transform your creative life. Dwell puts six desks to the test.<p>Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often …

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Dwell

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Home Tours

Articles about 7 tips planting green roof on Dwell.com - Dwell

An innovative glass addition adds contrast to a timber mountain lodge in France.<p>If you live in a large metro like we do, odds are you see mostly bleak-hued buildings. Lots and lots of buildings.<p>Creative reuse projects and green proposals give stadiums a longer life.<p>Although the concept looks …

Green Roofs
Architecture

Articles about 6 casual outdoor dining spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Take it outside—and stay awhile—by incorporating the right lighting into your landscape.<p>On the record, Andrew Busch is an expert Design Associate at Room & Board Chicago, with a skill for creating modern outdoor...<p>This time of year, we're all gearing up for spring and are eager to freshen up …

Outdoor Spaces

Articles about dacormatch-lets-you-customize-your-oven-color-literally-unlimited-ways on Dwell.com - Dwell

In today’s trade and consumer markets, many believe that sleep-deprived customers have begun to dismiss the traditional mattress...<p>An inside look into Fender's cutting edge Mod...<p>The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water each …

Outdoor Spaces

Articles about interesting angled ceilings on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tall ceilings and geometric walls are the framework for a Vancouver couple’s modern home.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>This architect thinks of everything for his summer escape, pizza oven included.<p>This …

Architecture

Articles about spacious toronto triplex responds rising urban density on Dwell.com - Dwell

A third story packs a wealth of new spaces and functions into this renovated Toronto home.<p>Surrounded by cattle-flecked plains smack in the middle of America, Wichita generally has a reputation as a sleepy,...<p>Brian Keaney of TonfiskDesign may be Irish, but his Finnish is flawless; he guides us …

Architecture

Birdman's Nest / ARCHI TE KTO

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> The apartment is located in a penthouse on one of Moscow skyscrapers with stunning panoramic view of …

Architecture

Before and After: A Garden Duplex in a Historic Chelsea Townhouse

Remodeling a period townhouse means confronting the past, indoors and out. Layers of history get uncovered–along with awkward floor plans, evidence …

Articles about stair remember 7 ingenious staircase ideas 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>Somehow stairs have become the object of "design porn" of late, and while it seems as likely that lamps or sofas or kitchen...<p>Gone are the days of bathrooms simply being …

Architecture

Narrow Manhattan Townhouse Parading Vertical Design

Surprising the eye with a contemporary approach to facade design, this eye-catching urban townhouse in New York re-imagines Manhattan’s typically …

Original Brick Extension for Mid-century Home in Stoke Newington, London

<b>Lipton Plant Architects</b> developed an original brick extension for a mid-century home in Stoke Newington, London. Clonbrock Road is a two-level …

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10 DIY Ideas That Will Make a Big Impact in a Room

(Image credit: Elle Interior via HGTV)<p>Know you'll have a few hours strung together this weekend to tackle a DIY project or two? Looking for something …

Storage Ideas

Banish Boring: 10 Unexpected & Unusual Bathroom Details to Steal

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)<p>Though I've managed to add a cute shower curtain, other than that, my bathroom in my apartment does not have much else …

Weird

15 Cozy Fireplaces That Will Keep You Warm All Year Long

It's the heart of a room — and a savior on chilly nights.<p>The hearth is the center of the home. From detailed stonework to stunning marble, these fireplaces will turn any living space — a study, bedroom, you name it — into a relaxing oasis.

Is This The Door Of The Future?

You've never made an entrance quite like this...<p>Basic door technology has remained relatively the same for centuries—barring honorable mentions for stained glass doors, beaded curtain doors, and those door plungers that prevent slamming—but Austrian designer Klemens Torggler may be the missing link …

Stained Glass

A natural light filled reading space in this Belgian house designed by NU Architectuuratelier. More photos - http://www.contemporist.com/2014/01/31/kessel-lo-house-by-nu-architectuuratelier/

Clever Four Storey Space Saver in Japan

In this tiny house in Japan by Tato Architects some clever space saving ideas are used.<p>On every floor in this very narrow building, there’s only …

33 Awesome Small Terrace Design Ideas

If you have a small terrace and think that it can’t look fantastic, you are so wrong! A small terrace can become a cozy nook with a comfy design in …

Interior Design

A Sturdy, Industrial Kitchen in Napa Valley

In wood, steel, and brick.<p>Salvaged wood, raw steel, and glazed brick give a St. Helena, California, kitchen a sturdy, industrial look. Tour this kitchen designed by Dan Doyle for design ideas. For more kitchen decor tips, read the interview with the designer.

Kitchens

15 DIY Ideas To Create A Heavenly Backyard

Have you ever thought about how easy would it be to create the perfect backyard? Many of us let the designer do his job, without even realizing how …

Formal Dining Room Decor

• 1 |<p>In this space dual height windows create a sun spot for dining that has been furnished with geometric modern dining chairs, which allow the …