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For $71,000, live large in a new little place

WASHINGTON - The idea started on an empty alley lot in Northeast Washington's little-known Stronghold neighborhood. Brian Levy wanted to show those …

Housing

7 Steps to a Perfectly Written Business Plan

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every business needs to have a written business plan. Whether it’s to provide direction or attract investors, a business plan is vital for the success for your organization. But, how do you write a business …

Small Business

Architecture: The chapel-shaped modern home

Berlin architecture professionals, <i>Mohring Architects</i>, are all about cutting-edge design that merges the traditional with the unconventional.<p>Today we …

Architecture

Koda - A Small Prefab Home that Mixes Design and Technology

Dubbed Koda, this small prefab home has been developed by the Estonia-based architecture firm, Kodasema. Since the completion of the home, they’ve …

Prefab Homes

Kodasema creates tiny prefabricated house that moves with its owners

This tiny prefabricated dwelling by Estonian design collective Kodasema is designed to allow its residents to up sticks and move to a new location in …

12 Photos Of An Understated Elegant Monochromatic Bathroom

Minosa Design were asked to design a bathroom that would be modern, with a sharp edgy design, have a monochromatic color palette, and have a natural …

Table of Contents: Homemade Holiday

Hard to believe: the holiday season is here; we’re gearing up for a few weeks of low-key festivities.<p>In our Architect Visit column, Margot meets an …

Homemade

Muji Unveils A Trio Of Tiny Prefab Houses (Cue Envy)

For Tokyo Design Week, Japanese mega retailer Muji invited celebrated designers Konstantin Grcic, Jasper Morrison, and Naoto Fukasawa to envision cozy escapes from the city hustle.<p>Holding true to Muji’s philosophy of “just enough” design, the three huts are modest, outfitted with the basics, and …

Kickass Alternatives to Traditional Upper Kitchen Cabinets

Home trends have moved towards a more open kitchen, and away from traditional closed cabinets that often feel bulky. We've noticed many other types …

Storage Ideas

Simple Wooden House is Sustainable in More Ways Than One

Wood Studio House, recently completed by Dom Arquitectura of Spain is energy efficient, prefab, sustainable, and made of wood. It’s hard to ask for …

Architecture

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

A young couple on the move build a small home that will go wherever life takes them.<p>Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.<p>In coastal Massachusetts, a resourceful couple and their equally enterprising children use reclaimed materials to create …

Los Angeles

Table of Contents: The Deconstructed Kitchen

This week we’re heading into the kitchen, exploring a new design trend: the deconstructed, un-suburban, offhand culinary space.<p>In our House Call …

Kitchens

Remodelista - Sourcebook for the Considered Home

Founded in 1995, Slant Studio’s projects range in scale from houses to live/work conversions to residential and commercial interiors. We work in a …

DIY

Articles about 5 scandinavian kitchens we love on Dwell.com - Dwell

Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you house your books speaks volumes about...<p>Coffee can be dreadfully serious.<p>The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative Canadian design run through 10 of their current favorites.<p>Tiny houses are …

New York Times

Articles about made-america-inside-look-virginia-furniture-workshop on Dwell.com - Dwell

A trio of design studios forms a distinctly American picture of modern design: Despite their regional differences, all three...<p>Squarespace has a stunning, monochromatic office décor that coincides with their minimalist branding.<p>One of the best ways to ring in Independence Day is to celebrate …

Writing

Kitchen of the Week: An Artful Aerie in Mill Valley

After 14 years of living with their 1960s kitchen, a Mill Valley, California, couple—she’s an archaeologist, he’s a fitness program manager, and they …

Home Improvement

A Historic Home Renovation Is Complete

Homeowners reconstruct a neglected Mississippi home in an epic three-year renovation project, and the results are stunning<p>Homeowners reconstruct a neglected Mississippi home in an epic three-year renovation project, and the results are stunning

Shabby Chic

Halle & Jeff's East Village Apartment

<b>Name:</b> Halle and Jeff <b><br>Location:</b> East Village, New York, NY <b><br>Size:</b> 1,250 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> 1<p>The talented guest photographer for this tour, Emily …

West Elm

Pacific House / Casey Brown Architecture

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Clad in dramatic burnt timber, and the ochre tones of weathered steel sheets, this holiday house is sure …

Architecture

8 Low-Maintenance Upgrades You’ll Love

You can have a virtually chore-free home with these easy-care materials.<p>Homeownership should be about enjoying your home — not being a slave to it. …

You Can Now Build Your Entire Kitchen with Ikea (Appliances Too!)

IKEA unveils a new, modular kitchen system complete with appliances.

IKEA

Out of the Ordinary: 9 Wonderfully Weird Kitchens

If you're feeling a bit tired of kitchens that play it safe with white cabinets and subway tile, then you just might find this collection of nine …

A Sexy, Minimalist Remodel in Berlin

This sexy, minimalist overhaul is the work of interior and furniture designer Jacek KolasiÅ„ski of Loft Szczecin, a firm based in Szczecin, Poland …

Interior Design

768 Sq. Ft. Seaside Cottage

Who wouldn’t love spending some time in a quaint 768 Sq. Ft. seaside cottage on the beautiful coastline of Cape Breton Island in Canada? Eagle Pass …

Organizing the Bathroom: 13 Designs for Taming the Towels

Many people discover their homes lack sufficient places to hang the towels which are in use. They may decide to add hooks or some basic towel bars …

Articles about 8 cutting edge new prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every time Miele comes out with a line of innovative appliances, we wait in eager anticipation to see what the new and improved...<p>Asked to design a space for an art collector whose body and walls were already covered in decoration, architect Thom Faulders...<p>The idea of island living is as …

Prefab Homes

Book Review: The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Breakfast