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Iconic Perspectives: John Lautner’s Garcia House

Though not everyone agrees on exactly how iconic architecture should be preserved, there are those who take a real shot at it, with a goal of resurfacing the original vision.<p>So is the case with John Lautner’s Garcia House, which stands on stilts 60 feet above the canyon on Mulholland Drive in Los …

Palm Springs

Top Strength Coach Explains How One Back Exercise Can Help Transform Your Entire Physique

If it’s not part of your program, it should be. Here’s why<p>Walk into any gym in America and you’ll usually find a traffic jam at the bench press.<p>But if you were to point out a man with an impressive physique, I guarantee he’s not pressing all day long.<p>I promise he’s putting a premium on exercises …

Watch People in Other Industries React Hilariously to Being Asked for Free Spec Work

People in other industries don’t provide their would-be clients with “spec work” for free. That would be asinine. So, why do advertising agencies …

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Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.<p>Beautiful things can come in small packages.<p>To avoid major reconstruction, JAC Interiors employed bright colors and eclectic textures to create a fresh, vibrant atmosphere...<p>A new exhibition at the Museum …

Mad Men

Articles about raw materials connect chicago renovation its industrial past on Dwell.com - Dwell

Careful craftsmanship, spiral stairs, and an airy catwalk help define this Second City architect's home.<p>From neon resin to found twigs, Benwu Studio's playful designs stand out.<p>A brick and fuchsia tunnel creates a time warp in this semi-detached Victorian in a Melbourne suburb.<p>A massive exhibition …

Architecture

Articles about 8 companies are revolutionizing kit homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In the past, talk of a kit-built house would sometimes conjure images of a tumble-down, rustic timber cabin.<p>Inspired by Nordic nature, Honka offers prefabs and custom-built log home kits at an …

Prefab Homes

Articles about sustainably built weekend home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.<p>For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.<p>Spatial efficiency meets energy efficiency in this Bay …

Energy Efficiency

Articles about looking inward on Dwell.com - Dwell

For Paul and Shoko Shozi, a pair of retiring Angelenos, the goal was to shut out the neighborhood but bring in the sunny skies.<p>As MoMA's “Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling” comes to a close (on Oct.<p>Squarespace has a stunning, monochromatic office décor that coincides with their …

Architecture

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A Toronto couple remodel their home with a special emphasis on a spacious kitchen and a material-rich bathroom.<p>We have all played the game “Tetris” at least once in our lives.<p>Sometimes church congregations move on, perhaps because the building itself is falling apart or it becomes too small.<p>A …

Architecture

Articles about mexico city restaurant showcase local materials and traditions on Dwell.com - Dwell

In a neighborhood on the verge of rediscovery, JSa Arquitectura transforms a formerly hip hotel into a brand-new hot spot filled...<p>Though this modern, ground-floor restaurant may look like a shop or lobby from the street, inside, it's a light and airy dining...<p>Michel Rojkind and Gerardo Salinas of …

Mexico City

Articles about historic london building gets modern update dramatic staircase on Dwell.com - Dwell

And it has a legendary jazz club, too.<p>Chinese firm ARCHSTUDIO transforms a Qing Dynasty-era structure into a tea house that blends new and old.<p>The ground floor and basement of a historic structure become a warm, inviting modern restaurant after a major renovation.<p>If you can't get enough of historic …

Architecture

Articles about 6 homes plywood interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.<p>Reflections have captivated us (literally!) for as long as we've had intellect enough for self-awareness.<p>A renowned architect transforms a 1920s home, drawing upon a palette of plywood and glass to dramatic …

Logging

Articles about thatched cottage denmark modern space saving interior on Dwell.com - Dwell

Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...<p>Marcelo Melamed, owner and head designer, began our company as a hobby in the summer of 2010, taking …

Architecture

Articles about 5 totally exposed bathrooms on Dwell.com - Dwell

A French Riviera That Has Hosted Picasso"Once home to modernist architect Barry Dierks, this historic home overlooking the...<p>These bathrooms from the Dwell community are the epitome of serenity and style.<p>Dispassionate about his city's de rigueur "City of Design" designation, architect Gilles …

Palm Springs

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A Brooklyn home eschews conventional domesticity in favor of dramatic, open spaces and a stripped-down aesthetic.<p>A budget-savvy, well-caffeinated couple get their hands dirty building a house, art gallery, and coffee kiosk on New Zealand’s...<p>A gut rehab turns a quixotic old building into a model …

Architecture

Articles about 8 space saving hacks small kitchens on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small-space decorating can be a challenge—few people know this better than Manhattanites.<p>Put your corridors to work as storage, seating, or gallery space with these ideas.<p>Five ways to open up a space to give yourself some breathing room.<p>Designed specifically for compact living, Bosch's line of 24" …

Small Spaces

Modern Kenjo Cabin is a solar-powered floating room for a family in Sweden

1/13<p>Kenjo Floating Guest House<p>The Sandell brothers enjoy spending time at their lake house near Muskö, Sweden, but it was starting to get crowded. …

Prefab Homes

HOUSE TOUR: A New York City Townhouse Infused With Color And Romance

Designer Jeffrey Bilhuber conjured all the quirks, comfort, and charm of classic English style for a British family living on New York's Upper East Side.<p>Designer Jeffrey Bilhuber conjured all the quirks, comfort, and charm of classic English style for a British family living on New York's Upper …

How to Become a Twitter Influencer: 40 Simple Tips from a Normal Guy w/ 500k Followers

Ever find yourself wondering:• How do I make my tweets stand out?<br>• How often should I tweet?<br>• What should I say?<br>• When should I post to Twitter for most …

Social Media

10 Essential Reads for the Modern Marketer: New Inspiration & Timeless Classics

As a modern marketer it is vital to stay on top of current trends and brush up on forgotten or underutilized skills. In my last blog post I was asked …

How to Develop a LinkedIn Content Strategy

Shares 3K<p>Do you have a LinkedIn content strategy?<p>Do you want to maximize exposure of your content on LinkedIn?<p>Reach LinkedIn users with professional, …