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Midcentury Modern luxury in Santa Rosa

Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. More photos: www.sfgate.com/columns/walkthrough<p><b>Address:</b> 820 Los Olivos Road, Santa Rosa<p><b>Asking price:</b> $1 million<p><b>Description:</b> Midcentury Modern elegance radiates throughout this …

Mid-Century modern

Midcentury Illustrations—From Kentucky to Paris

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most captivating design and architecture shots of the week.<p>This week, we decided to highlight the graphic and colorful illustrations of Jeremy Booth from Louisville, Kentucky. As an artist and designer, he spends a lot of his …

Architecture

How a $500 office chair made by a legendary Silicon Valley designer became the hottest seat in tech

The Sayl office chair, with its mesh back, Y-shaped support beam, and otherwise nontraditional looks, would fit right in an office space from a high-design, dystopian future. How do we know?<p>It made more than one appearance the "Hunger Games" franchise. The game makers who control <i>the</i> Hunger Games …

Silicon Valley

Lange Originals 014-100 Hoist-A-Cart for 07-18 Jeep Wrangler JK

Sadly, if I could give this a zero, I would. I’m an engineer, so theoretically, this is a sound concept. But its practical application is nothing …

Woodworking

Build This Beautiful Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Articles about couple takes unassuming plot land and calls it home on Dwell.com - Dwell

After a long day at the office together, this pair relaxes in upstate New York.<p>In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...<p>At 204 square feet, this DIY tiny home on wheels is fully functional and even features a …

Home Tours

Luxury Mountain Home Flashing Mid-Century Modern Appeal

California-based Sage Architecture re-imagined the aesthetic values of a mountain home with their work on the Flight House – a luxury mountain home …

Articles about opened house on Dwell.com - Dwell

A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...<p>On view all summer, a new exhibition at Philip Johnson's Glass House provides the first survey to explore the relationship...<p>Taylor Morrison’s San Juan Capistrano …

Architecture

New Wood Furniture and Accessories from lampemm

lampemm is a studio focused on working with wood in its purest form. They aim to make classic wood furniture and accessories that highlight the …

Furniture

Articles about discover-why-theres-no-substitute-authentic-eames-lounge-chair on Dwell.com - Dwell

For almost 60 years, the Eames Lounge has been America's favorite chair.<p>An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.<p>The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.<p>I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is …

Design

Articles about renovation elevates humble ranch among its iconic midcentury neighbors on Dwell.com - Dwell

An architect immersed in the history of California modernism restored a nondescript Los Angeles ranch house bordering a...<p>For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...<p>Tucked into the hill in La Habra Heights, …

Architecture

10 Genius Garden Hacks with Poured Concrete

An encore to the usefulness of concrete in the garden! (Our previous post on the subject focused on genius ideas for Hardscaping 101: Poured-in-Place …

Landscaping

Sustainable Meadow Farm House Featuring a Wavy Solar Panel Roof

Made up of a series of pavilions with rolling zing roofs, <b>Meadow Farm House</b> by <b>William McDonough + Partners</b> is located in a rich landscape, which …

Architecture

Articles about house week charming garden outbuilding on Dwell.com - Dwell

Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went viral on Pinterest.<p>From a home designed by David Chipperfield in London to WORKac's New York duplex, here is what caught our eye over the last few...<p>From floating student dorms to concrete homes, catch up from the week with these abodes from …

New Jersey

Articles about eames-lounge-chairs-are-everywhere on Dwell.com - Dwell

An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.<p>The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.<p>I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is part of why this Herman Miller film from the Eames Office...<p>In honor of …

Design

Articles about how design charles and ray eames molded plywood chair on Dwell.com - Dwell

The classic chair developed from a commission for the army.<p>I know, I know, the Eames Shell Chair is totally ubiquitous, which is part of why this Herman Miller film from the Eames Office...<p>When resources are limited, design takes flight.<p>Charles and Ray Eames's seminal short Powers of Ten dared a …

Design

Titanium Pocket Bit

Weighing in at just over four grams — roughly half the weight of a normal house key — the Titanium Pocket Bit makes a versatile addition to your …

Fish

Articles about renovation reconnects house its louisiana landscape on Dwell.com - Dwell

In North Vancouver, Canadian architects Scott & Scott have breathed new life into an aging mid-century home.<p>For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...<p>In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of …

Architecture

Quickey

EDC fans rejoice! Meet your new best friend - QuicKey, a durable key-sized multi-tool that easily attaches to an existing key ring. The rugged and …

Uuni 2 | Wood-fired Pizza Oven

Uuni 2 is a small, fast and affordable wood-fired pizza oven. It takes the cost, bulk and hassle out of using a real wood-fired oven, no more is this …

Articles about house week midcentury modern reboot washington on Dwell.com - Dwell

Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shot of the week.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you the most viral design and architecture shots of the week.<p>Every week, we highlight one amazing Dwell home that went …

Mid-Century modern

The Flir FX Security Camera and Apps Will Keep You Covered

You may primarily know Flir from its Flir One thermal camera — the one that attaches to the back of your iPhone or Android phone. Alongside its companion app, the Flir One translates thermal energy into real time color images that let you identify obstacles and danger spots in the dark — and even …

Object Lessons: The Iconic Eames Lounge Chair

This story begins with Billy Wilder, director of <i>Some</i> <i>Like It Hot,</i> <i>The Apartment,</i> <i>Sunset Boulevard,</i> and other movie classics. Wilder was a noted …

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Articles about history-behind-americas-favorite-chair-eames-lounge-and-ottoman on Dwell.com - Dwell

The molded plywood chair that became an American icon.<p>An unapologetic look at how the classic Eames lounge chair has been featured in Dwell over the years.<p>Every other piece of industrial design is a pot or a dish or something insignificant.<p>There are now so many different conservatory roof styles …

Design

This Bluetooth Gadget Makes It Easy To Record Your Calls

Recording phone calls is something that’s incredibly handy if you’re a journalist, have a bad memory or simply want to be able to prove a conversation took place, but it’s pretty hard even with smartphones.<p>Bluewire, a new Bluetooth device being crowdfunded on Indiegogo, promises to make recording …

Gear & Gadgets

Articles about midcentury renovation portland capitalizes nature seven doors outside on Dwell.com - Dwell

An interior designer in Portland updates a 1950s home by a celebrated local architect.<p>Custom woodwork and an open interior define a 520-square-foot backyard retreat for a busy family.<p>Architect Risa Boyer deftly redesigns the interior of this 1950 home to ensure it still feels original.<p>A …

Architecture

Articles about mixing and matching bright dining chairs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Tap into the art of eclecticism by foregoing formal furniture "sets" to create your own chic collection.<p>This dinner guest is always invited, but doesn’t eat or drink, and never joins the conversation.<p>Looking into the holiday weekend, many of you may be spending a lot of time at the dining table …

Food & Dining

Casper is the friendly mattress that arrives in a box

LAS VEGAS — Bryan Chaffin loves his Casper mattress.<p>“I don’t even know where to start,” effused the Mac Observer executive vice president. “It’s the most comfortable mattress I’ve ever slept on. It was dead-easy to set up. It’s just incredibly comfortable.”<p>Chaffin is a satisfied customer of Casper, …