Melissa Stinar

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This Rare Two-Story Eichler Has Just Been Listed For $1.35M

Two-story Eichler homes are few and far between, making this midcentury beauty in Marin County a particularly special property.<p><i>764 Beechnut Court is now being offered for $1,350,000 by Eichler for Sale. See the full listing here.</i><p><b>Know of a home for sale or rent that should be featured on Dwell.com?</b> …

Dining Rooms

The Most Romantic Destination in Every U.S. State, Mapped

With Christmas coming up, there's really no better time to show your loved ones how much you care about them. And you want to share a new experience …

An Award-Winning Midcentury Residence in Los Angeles County Asks $3.9M

Set in the foothills of La Canada Flintridge, California, this 5,000-square-foot home composed of glass, steel, redwood, and stone was renovated for modern functionality while remaining sensitive to the surrounding landscape.<p>Modern day functionality is evident through the sustainable strategies …

Every Architecture Lover Should Take This Three-Day Road Trip

In Connecticut, works by some of the most notable architects of the 20th century are hiding in plain sight. Take the wheel for this high-design …

Architecture

The 10 Best Travel Tips of All Time

With these insights, going from tourist to traveler just got a whole lot easier.<p>In our office, between conversations about visas and gorging on international chocolate, we often discuss the difference between a tourist and a traveler. There's a quote by English writer G. K. Chesterton that we keep …

West Palm Beach

Kelowna Lake House

An extraordinary lake house in Kelowna features custom cabinetry and millwork from Shaun Ford & Co.

Marda Loop Residence

In this stunning inner city Calgary home, interior designer Shaun Ford perfectly tailors the environment and creates an experience of beauty.

19 cosy, rustic interiors for chilly days

Rustic Oak Bookcase<p>Rustic Living Room with Low Beams<p>Rustic Wood Panelled Living Room<p>Rustic Cosy Cabin<p>Rustic Soho Farmhouse<p>Cabin Bunk Beds<p>Stone …

13 Japanese Chains Hitting It Big In the U.S.

Recent years have seen a surge in American-born food brands expanding to Japan. Notable names like Blue Bottle, Shake Shack, and Cronut master Dominique Ansel have all planted their flags on Japanese soil, and that cultural exchange goes both ways: Many popular Japanese restaurants are now …

Japan

10 Of The Most Incredible Natural Wonders You Never Knew Existed

Regardless of where you live and what you do, there are certain magical places in the world that everyone knows. Mount Everest. The Grand Canyon. …

Great Barrier Reef

17 Unreal Bars for a Drink You’ll Never Forget

There are many great bars in the world, but only a handful offer an unforgettable experience.<p>Whether it's one of the most breathtaking views in the …

Travel

The Insanely Fun European Cities You're Missing Out On

Far too many Americans plan a trip to Europe and draw their boundary at Berlin, or Prague, <i>maybe</i> Budapest. Anything further east conjures images of …

Europe

16 movies that are so terrible they're amazing

There are good movies and there are bad movies. But at some point, a movie gets so bad that something amazing happens: Everything reaches a tipping point of terrible that makes it fun to watch again. This phenomenon has resulted in a special pool of films that we love even though we understand that …

Construction

Townships Farmhouse

Set in the rolling farmlands of eastern Quebec, the Townships Farmhouse takes cues from both the surrounding architecture and its owners' diverse …

Architecture

Gorgeous modern home celebrates raw brick and concrete

The home is arranged as two pavilions linked by an elevated concrete walkway<p>Maybe it’s the brick, the strong horizontal lines, or the outdoor walkways—but there’s something vaguely school-like about this deliciously modern home designed by Bloco Arquitetos. Casa Vila Rica is an airy and open …

Your Next Getaway: Spain's Secret Oasis That Even Locals Don't Know About

The barren, rocky highway twists and turns like a cobra that’s downed a fifth of tequila. This is Nowheresville, Spain, a desert land of sand and …

European Travel

Clay house in Mexico City is all about light

Gorgeous<p>Architect Andrés Stebelski can get pretty clever when it comes to light and space. His Carpinos House in Mexico City is no exception. From the street, the house’s main volume seems to levitate above the slope below, lending a lightness to the clay-covered form.<p>"Taking advantage of the …

Philip Johnson’s Most Beautiful Building Is Restored

The water-damaged Glass House Sculpture gallery has received a fresh coat of paint, new lighting, and a re-engineered roof.<p>The Glass House, a glass-walled jewel box whose design brazenly samples architectural history, is Philip Johnson’s most famous structure. But his most beautiful building is …

Architecture

10 Outstanding Prefabs in the Pacific Northwest

Peruse these 10 inspiring examples of how prefabricated dwellings can challenge typical assumptions of customization and quality.<p>The Pacific Northwest is known for driving forward the causes of environmentalism, energy efficiency, and eco-consciousness. These 10 buildings showcase the diversity and …

Highcliff Residence Modern Home in Torrance, California by Colega… on Dwell

The Highcliff Residence is a ground up single story home on an irregular shaped hillside lot located in Torrance, CA overlooking Los Angeles. Designed for a retired couple who were looking for their forever home that would meet their current and future needs. The house is separated into two …

Architecture

16 Inviting Countryside Cabins

In 1845, one of America's most famous writers, Henry Thoreau, built a small home for himself on Walden Pond, a piece of property owned by poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. He spent more than two years there seeking a more simple way of life, and ended up flipping the standard routine of the times.

This Wyoming Home Made of Reclaimed Stone From an 1890s Dairy Barn Will Knock Your Socks Off

The original creamery was moved and rebuilt, stone by stone.<p>It may only be a decade old, but this Jackson, Wyoming, home has a historical feel that helps it blend right into the Teton Valley landscape. That's because the main house is a resurrected 19th century dairy farm, which was moved, brick by …

The Arts

Sold: The J.M. Roberts Residence, Richard Neutra (1955)

Gorgeous modern home with enviable indoor-outdoor living asks $9.5M

Yes, please!<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Cherry Hills Village, Colorado<p><b>Price:</b> $9,500,000<p>This sprawling, modern house begs to be seen, yes, …

Huge NYC apartment is a nature-filled refuge in the sky

Who says “indoor-outdoor” is only for the West Coast?<p>Some people in New York City would be lucky to afford a new micro apartment of some 300 square feet, but for those with truly deep pockets, an expansive duplex combining multiple apartments is well within the realm of possibility. Just check out …

Manhattan

In The Search For The Perfect Desk – Get Inspired

As easy as it may be to buy the first desk you come across, that’s rarely a good idea. There are more types of desks than you’re aware of and each …

Furniture

Quickly Learn the Differences Between Most Home Design Styles With This Chart

Whether you’re hunting for a new home to rent or buy, real estate listings love to use specific design terminology like “traditional ranch,” or …

Real Estate

Unexpected & Utterly Gorgeous Tile & Grout Combos

Grout lines aren't exactly known for being fun and beautiful—mostly, they just inspire dread when you pull out an old toothbrush to scrub them clean. …

Home Depot

Walls of glass, stone and wood line courtyards at Pitsou Kedem's House F

Pitsou Kedem Architects has completed a family home in the Savyon district of Israel, featuring living areas flanked by glazed walls facing onto …

Casa Xixim Modern Home in Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico by Specht…

Location: Tulum, Quintana Roo, Mexico - This ecoluxe private villa is located on a narrow lot fronting a protected bay in Tulum, Mexico and is designed to be a fully self-sufficient and to immerse…

Quintana Roo