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HOUSE TOUR: A Beautifully Renovated Shotgun Cottage In Nashville

Interior designer Jason Arnold kept the home's original charm intact while imbuing the space with updated elegance.<p>The 18 square blocks that make up Nashville's historic Germantown neighborhood were once a scene of condemnation and imminent demolition. Among them sits a shotgun house — a small …

Acre Designs Wants To Change The Way We Buy And Build Houses

Most new homes that are being built in the U.S. today really aren’t all that different from those that were built 30 years ago. Some materials may be different, but most builders haven’t really kept up with the times. Y Combinator-backed Acre Designs wants to change this by building zero-energy …

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Articles about modern dallas family home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...<p>Diane Cheatham and Edward Baum team up to try to make the Dallas of their design dreams a reality.<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished take on minimalism to a …

Articles about 5 fun custom built childrens playsets on Dwell.com - 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>For the visually inclined, Flickr can be an invitation to spend hours meandering virtually through the snapshots of strangers (an...<p>In Oakland, California, two …

Articles about traditional homes surprisingly modern interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Historically, the terms "traditional" and "modern" have not gone hand in hand (especially when speaking of home design).<p>A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an architecturally conservative city.<p>We believe that building a new addition (or many) to your home is …

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

Following the advent of modernism, sacred architecture continues to reinvent religious expression.<p>From shipping containers to multi-modular holiday retreats, these sleek prefabs prove style does not have to be compromised with...<p>Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known …

Articles about 250 year old stone house israel surprisingly modern interior on Dwell.com - Dwell

This historic home by Henkin Shavit Architecture is reimagined through a modern lens.<p>Danish design impresario Jens Martin Skibsted works with architect Jürgen Mayer H to update a Norwegian-style, 19th-century home...<p>This Swedish guesthouse embodied Nordic building traditions for a modern …

Articles about polished minimalism modern abode atlanta on Dwell.com - Dwell

From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...<p>Designer Barbara Hill applies her polished take on minimalism to a traditional 1920s …

Don'T Be Tardy Singing GIF by Endemol Beyond

Endemol Beyond is a global network for premium online content. Endemol has already brought you some of television’s most memorable moments—now we’re …

The 18 Chicest Coffee Shops in New York City

Get your daily caffeine fix in style...<p>Getting your java fix isn't just a way to stay awake around the dreaded 3pm work slump, it's a ritual that people take seriously...very seriously. Don't be annoyed by the Starbucks on every corner, there are loads of cafes that are worth you time- warm, cozy …

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20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Give These 18 One-Pot Pastas a Twirl Tonight

The time-starved and dishwasher-free among us oughta love these recipes. Unlike your typical pasta dinner, each of these 18 recipes ditches the usual multiple pots and pans, colanders and casserole dishes, and streamlines things into just. one. pot. Seriously. ONE. Let’s give these noodles a …

Art and Industry: Responsible Plastic Made from Wool

On the vanguard: A new structural plastic made of sustainable wool and bio-resin. Created by Devon-based designers Justin and Hannah Floyd, Solidwool …

How To Clean, Deodorize and Condition Wood Cutting Boards Naturally

A few years ago my father gifted me a really gorgeous cutting board that he had made. It was so special, I was terrified to use it. Afraid to add …

Thom Filicia's Down-to-Earth Lake House

A derelict 1917 house is transformed.<p>Returning to his upstate New York roots, designer Thom Filicia turns a lake house into a gathering place for friends with rustic, but sophisticated decor. For more decorating ideas, read an interview with Thom Filicia.

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6 Decorating Lessons From Fashion Designer Jenni Kayne's Home

Her rustic-chic California house offers plenty of inspiration<p>Fashion Designer Jenni Kayne recently gave One Kings Lane a tour of her rustic Los Angeles home in celebration of her sale on their site. Her home's relaxed and modern aesthetic is the perfect counterpoint to her eponymous fashion line. …

Pattern Language: A Textiles Enthusiast at Home in Ann Arbor

If clothes make the man, do textiles make the manse? Krista Nye Schwartz of the interior design firm and blog Cloth & Kind thinks so. For Krista, …

Vote for the Best Bath Space in the Remodelista Considered Design Awards: Amateur Category

The judges have selected the finalists; it’s now up to you to choose the winners. Vote for the five finalists in each of the 17 Considered Design …

Lululemon Yorkdale by Brothers Dressler

Brothers Dressler together with the Lulelemon Design Team and Quadrangle Architects have designed and created the facade and various elements of the …

De Waterkant Apartment by AA Interiors and OKHA Interiors

Antoni Associates Interiors together with OKHA Interiors have completed the design of an apartment, located in the De Waterkant area of Cape Town, …

A dramatic ceiling in the bedroom of this villa in Thailand. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/04/09/iniala-beach-house-interiors-by-a-cero/

Casa P by Studio MK27

Marcio Kogan’s Studio MK27 have designed Casa P in Sao Paulo, Brazil.<p>You can watch a video about the house – here<p>Project description<p>The P house is a …

Photographer Peter Clarke has sent us images of SAHMRI, the South Australian Health and Medical Research Institute designed by Woods Bagot. More photos: http://www.contemporist.com/2014/04/16/sahmri-by-woods-bagot/

A Dark, Two-Level Space Gets a Dramatic Renovation

Washington, D.C. based Schlesinger Associates Architects designed the renovation of the Lassus Residence, which began as a dark and dated, two-level, …

Interior Design

Far Pond by Bates Masi Architects

Bates Masi Architects have designed a single family residence in Southampton, New York.<p>From the architects<p>The waterfront site of an existing 1970’s …

The OZ Residence by Swatt Miers Architects

Swatt Miers Architects designed the OZ Residence in Silicon Valley, California.<p>Project description<p>The Oz Residence in Silicon Valley, California …

Mattise Beach Club by Oldfield Knott Architects