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A Rustic, Country Bathroom with Barn Wood Walls

Rustic never looked so chic<p>In this Southborough, Massachusetts, country bathroom by Andrew and Yvonne Pojani, the design is all about the warm, reclaimed barn wood on the walls. Rustic never looked so chic. Read on for more country bathroom decor ideas.

Gardening Without a Garden: 10 Ideas for Your Patio or Balcony

Few things are more satisfying than growing your own food. Few things are more frustrating than being a garden lover trapped in a teeny-tiny …

Top 10 Tips for Making a Basement Feel Bright

If you find yourself in the windowless cocoon of your basement, wishing there was another way to live than burrowing like a mole…there is! There are …

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A Tiny Studio Apartment Kitchen

Inside a 400-square-foot studio apartment's kitchen.<p>A small-scale sculptural island sets an adventurous tone for this 400-square-foot Brooklyn apartment designed by Fitzhugh Karol and Lyndsay Caleo of the The Brooklyn Home Company. For more decor ideas, read an interview with the designers.

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Smart Homes to Conquer the World: 10 Ways the Future Sounds Great

Each day we bring to you fascinating new designs, inspiring homes and innovative ideas from the world of architecture and interior design. Yet, there …

The housing recovery leaves America separate and unequal, once again

Two years into the housing recovery, and a half-century since Martin Luther King fought for racial equality, it’s clear that homeownership doesn’t treat everyone the same.<p>While millions of homeowners of all races were affected by the burst of the housing bubble, from losing their homes to …

Key Traits of Industrial Interior Design

It’s about proudly displaying the building materials that many try to conceal. It’s about adding a raw, unfinished look to the most thoughtfully …

Philips HF3520 Wake-Up Light With Colored Sunrise Simulation to Wake You Up with Better Mood In The Morning

Waking up in the morning is still one of the biggest problems that many people have to face everyday. There are some people who still enjoy being …

A Downtown NYC Loft by Adi Gershoni Studio

Housed in a historic building in New York City’s Greenwich Village, this loft presented challenges for the homeowners as well as the architect and …

A Houston Residence Breaking the Neighborhood Mold

StudioMET Architects designed this single family home in central Houston, Texas, on a 5,400 square foot lot. The McDuffie Residence is surrounded by …

Cubic Shapes and Modern Comfort Near Cracow, Poland: XV House

Located in a peaceful region near the old town of Cracow, Poland, the <b>XV House</b> was especially developed by studio <b>RS+ Robert Skitek</b> to take advantage …

Five Energy Innovations from the Detroit Auto Show

Energy innovations at this year's Detroit Auto Show are subtle, rather than revolutionary. But ideas like lightweighting and coasting mode could boost fuel efficiency.<p>Energy innovations on display this week at the annual North American International Auto Show in Detroit are not the kind that scream …

Google Buys Nest, May Soon Know How Cool You Like Your Home

As further evidence that this is perhaps the year the Internet of everything really becomes a thing, Google paid $3.2 billion in cash for Nest, the home automation company that pioneered smart thermostats and lately, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.<p>"The Internet of things" describes adding …

Economic outlook '14: Hopes for big step forward

Four reasons why the economy will take off in 2014 and four reasons why it might not.<p>The economy abounds with hopeful signs as the new year arrives, enough that the Federal Reserve will begin to put its easy-money punch bowl on a higher shelf by trimming its bond purchases this month. But after …

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The World's Billionaires Are Flocking To Miami's Insanely Luxurious Porsche Design Tower

The 60-story Porsche Design Tower is no exception, and now it's attracting billionaires at rapid speed.<p>Though it won't be ready for move-in until 2016, 22 billionaires (2% of the world's total) have purchased units there so far, according to the Atlantic Cities. And they're going fast — 80% of the …

Housing bubble fears renewed after price surge of 8.4% last year

House prices across the UK rose by an average of 8.4% last year, helped by a late surge in property values which recorded £40 a day being added to the price tag of an average British home in the final weeks of last year.<p>However, the headline data on prices, collected by the Nationwide Building …

Ford Is Making A Concept Car With Solar Panels For A Roof

What do Superman and the Ford C-MAX Solar Energi concept car have in common? Both receive power from the sun.<p>Set to be unveiled at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the C-MAX Solar Energi provides new hope for car owners looking to get off of the electric grid.<p><i>Ford's C-MAX Solar</i> …

Who is Elon Musk? Tech billionaire, SpaceX cowboy, Tesla pioneer – and real life Iron Man

By the time Elon Musk founded the company that would become PayPal, in 1999, he had already built and sold one internet business. But this time he hit the jackpot.<p>Already wealthier than most of us will ever dream of being, he netted close to $180 million from PayPal’s sale to eBay, enough to retire …

29 Healthy Versions Of Your Favorite Comfort Foods

Here's to the kind of New Year's resolutions that don't make you want to stab yourself with a celery stick.

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Articles about small space living lifeedited on Dwell.com - Dwell

For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>You’ve known you were destined to dwell in outer space ever since you first …

Small Spaces

A Daring, Dramatic, and Colorful Family Home

Tour a house in lavender, chartreuse, and aqua.<p>Using a bold color combination of lavender, chartreuse, and aqua, designer Pat Healing of HB Home totally transformed the interior of one family's New York home, with amazing results. Make sure to read the full interview with the designer to get more …

This One Chart Shows Why We Shouldn’t Fear Another Real Estate Meltdown

The Housing market had a great year in 2013, with the last reading of the Case-Shiller housing index showing a more than 13% appreciation of home …

Why Philips Flattened The Light Bulb

Introducing the SlimStyle, a pancake-shaped light bulb that represents the LED industry’s latest attempt to court skeptical consumers.<p>Yesterday, a federal ban on production of 40- and 60-watt incandescent bulbs went into effect, forcing consumers to switch to more efficient (if less aesthetically …

2014 Lexus LS 600hL: Long on luxury, light on fuel economy

There’s a certain expectation with hybrid models, namely improved fuel economy. The Lexus LS 600hL doesn’t deliver on that point.<p><b>Hybrid</b><p>While the EPA estimates that the Lexus LS 600hL should get 20 mpg in combined driving, (19 city/23 highway), it averaged 18.2 mpg in my week-long test drive. That’s …