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House Call: Endless Summer in a London Victorian

Entertaining in the summer is all about being relaxed and outdoors. It’s a realistic strategy in predictable climes, but in some parts of the world …

Interior Design

The Valentine's Day Showstopper

<i>Every so often, we get the chance to reshoot one of our favorite recipes from the Food52 archives.</i><p><i>Today: A cake to launch a thousand ships.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Noritake. Noritake’s Cher Blanc is featured below.</i><p>There's a reason there's no such thing as a wedding pie. Don't …

Dessert

Before & After: An Office/Guest Bedroom Gets a Dramatic Makeover

(Image credit: Go Haus Go)<p>Emily and Aaron's spare bedroom was a catch-all, home to Aaron's bike, a dog crate, clothes, and other random items. The …

16 incredible Northern Lights hotels

To watch the ethereal and elusive Northern Lights is to witness one of nature's most splendorous sights: a celestial dance across the Arctic sky that surely features near the top of most - if not all - travellers' bucket lists.<p>Those seeking this remarkable phenomenon have a decent pick of …

Alice Newbold

Junior Style Editor

Matchboxes of the World

Good Things celebrates the detailed designs of vintage match books and boxes<p>As ephemera goes, <b>matchbox labels</b> are one of the most abundant and crowd …

Eastern Europe

Lucid Stead: A Transparent Cabin Built of Wood and Mirrors by Phillip K Smith III | Colossal

<p>Part architectural intervention and part optical illusion, Lucid Stead is a recently unveiled installation by artist Phillip K Smith III in Joshua …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

Home Tours

Articles about 7 prefab prototypes on Dwell.com - Dwell

A new prefab prototype on a Scottish island demonstrates a smart—and superlocal—approach to building in far-flung locations.<p>How Superstorm Sandy helped inspire a Brooklyn prototype for more efficient temporary housing after a natural disaster.<p>Claesson Koivisto Rune introduces its second iteration …

Prefab Homes

Sustainable Micro Home that Costs Less Than $30,000

NOMAD is a sustainable micro home developed by Vancouver-based designer Ian Lorne Kent with the intent to supply a moveable home for an affordable price that's less than $30,000. The cost-effective residence integrates all of the basic rooms in a standard home–living room, kitchen, bathroom, …

Living Rooms

Eco-Friendly House Made From Two Shipping Containers

How would you imagine that a house made of shipping containers would look like? Probably somewhat like an improvised space without any real structure …

A Playful Design Reinterpretation: Chess Stools by Giorgio Bonaguro

This family of stools, designed by Giorgio Bonaguro for Icons Furniture, aim at giving a playful interpretation to this particular type of indoor …

Soothing Ambience Inspired by Small One-Room Apartment in Gothenburg

It is impressive how Swedish designers manage to bring personality into various spaces, without using expensive materials or furniture items in line …

Charming Cabin Built for $500 with Repurposed Windows

Located in the mountains of West Virginia, photographer Nick Olson and designer Lilah Horwitz have built their own enchanting retreat made out of discarded windows. The towering home away from home boasts a creative facade made of windows of varying sizes, giving it an artistic flair that is both …

Cabins

Articles about 7 houses great lakes region on Dwell.com - Dwell

Permanent connection between nature and...<p>Nautical nods ground a weekend retreat in its surroundings on the shores of Table Rock Lake.<p>People blog about just about everything, so why not the massive undertaking of building your house? More and more, we're coming...<p>In our latest Backstory series, …

Great Lakes

Articles about 5 great guesthouses on Dwell.com - Dwell

Water in your garden provides all sorts of fantastic aesthetic and practical benefits.<p>Moleskine is debuting a new white notebook today in its online store.<p>Dutch designer Piet Boon's first major multi-residential project in the US arrives at 404 Park Avenue South, and Dwell has an...<p>In Præstø, on …

Fabrication

DTI Logo

I’ve got more “what I would do if I lived there” projects. This time by Rachcoff Vella Architecture. Their homes are modern, streamlined, bright and …

STARPATH: An Electricity-Free Alternative to Streetlights

UK-based company Pro-Teq has developed a spray-on solution to create a trail of illuminating stars aptly known as <i>STARPATH</i>. The innovative product boasts an anti-slip and water-resistant surface, not to mention an energy-free alternative to streetlights, that is ideal for pedestrians at night. It is …

Coats

DIY – En lekfull hyllning till PRÄNT

<b>De trärena plywoodlådorna PRÄNT med sina fina detaljer inspirerade oss till att göra en lekfull hylla i kubismens anda! Olika lådformat gjorde det</b> …

HOUSE*TWEAKING

Wow! The sliding barn door in our bedroom has caused quite a raucous. 104 comments??!! Yowsas.<p>Wanna know how we, I mean, Handy Hubby did it? Good. …

Old Door Privacy Screen | Stacy Risenmay

I am SUPER excited to show you my last project from the Outdoor Spaces Event!!! I think it is my favorite :) I used old doors that came from my 1938 …

Pretty Bathroom Jars

I'm in love with the new shower curtain I bought for my kids bathroom. (target) The colors and design are just too fun. I decided to ...

20 Years of Cleaning Tips: Scrub Your Way to a Gleaming Home

We've been cleaning for more than two decades. Okay, not continuously, but let's just say we know how to use <i>all</i> our vacuum-cleaner attachments at this point. Over the years, we've shared our best solutions for tackling household tasks, and to our delight, you've written to tell us how these tips …

Dwell

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Home Tours

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