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Articles about 101 modern office on Dwell.com - Dwell

PORTLAND – When Sheila discovered Modern-Shed, she knew it was exactly what she had been looking for.<p>What's better than one hundred photos of cabins? One hundred and one photos of cabins.<p>Now that the last laptop computer and toilet-paper dispenser have been liquidated from the once-mighty Circuit …

Salt Lake City

10-Square Meters Smart Student Unit Is A Smart, Green, and Affordable House for Student

This <b>Smart Student Unit</b> was built on only 10-square meters space by Tengbom Architects in order to offer student with an affordable, eco-friendly, and …

Orée Touch Slab Trackpad - The Fox Is Black

As a person who’s quite interested in wabi-sabi, the idea of the beauty that exists in things that have aged naturally, the Orée Touch Slab is quite …

Articles about concrete proof 9 ways design cement on Dwell.com - Dwell

With the official start of summer just around the corner, we decided to put together an easy-to-follow guide to creating the...<p>See if you check off all the boxes when it comes to creating an eco-friendly household.<p>Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...<p>Each week, we tap into …

Beautiful Houses: Timms Bach

This week we will show you the beautiful Timms Bach in New Zealand, a project by Herbst Architects. I love all the wood and open spaces of this …

The Second Lives of Surfboards: Lawrence O'Toole's OTable Makes Busted Boards Look Better Than Ever

It seems strange that a region renowned for its surfing culture routinely sees old surfboards find their final resting place at the city dump. …

Articles about 6 rooftop hangouts on Dwell.com - Dwell

Although she probably hasn’t told you, we’re pretty sure she has plenty of scarves already.<p>Matt Randall, founder and CEO of Twyla, has launched an online space where consumers are freed from the often "disappointing and...<p>In the face of often pessimistic news screens about leaking oil pipelines, …

Great Depression

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Design

A Backyard Room: Kenjo Outdoor Cottage

Swedish company Kenjo is back with a new prefab called Friluftsstugan, or Outdoor Cottage. The new cottage was designed by Johan Svartnäs and comes …

Articles about modern design japan 5 intuitive interiors on Dwell.com - Dwell

The kitchen has evolved significantly over the years, and new advancements in technology and materials continue to push the space...<p>It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Commune has good ideas. Opening Ceremony’s shop in Los …

Los Angeles

Gorgeous Timelapse of European Architectural Landmarks at Night

23-year-old videographer Luke Shepard recently released an incredible timelapse that took him and his friend on an epic journey. Using a 90 day Eurail Pass, they traveled to 36 cities in 21 European countries with the goal of capturing the greatest European architectural masterpieces around today. …

Time-lapse Photography

Whimsical Scenes Created with Real Fish Heads

Parisian contemporary artist Anne-Catherine Becker-Echivard does a little more than play with her food. The artist's ongoing body of work, known as <i>Les Temps Modernes</i> (translated as <i>Modern Times</i>), presents whimsical scenes featuring actual fish heads, which she later eats. In each eccentric frame, …

Art

Trendlet: Clever (and Bizarre) Ideas for Urban Camping, From a Sneaker Shelter to a Giant Purple Sperm

Want to get out of your apartment without going far? Why not set up camp right down the block? The designs this week prove that urban camping has …

Clothes Dumpster

The Houndstooth Valet is a glorified way of dumping your clothes and shoes in your room, without looking like a sloth. Essentially this stylish maple …

Articles about 8 issues dedicated small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

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>These urban refuges effectively use greenery, water features, and delicate lighting in every inch of their modest spaces to...<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into …

Articles about 6 ways color accent your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Add some glamour and warmth to any space with these small, simple touches of metallic finishes.<p>The Environmental Protection Agency estimates that the average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water each day—which...<p>If you thought being productive at home was just another oxymoron, think …

EPA

Duo Camera Offers New Self-Portrait Experience

Do you like taking selfies? <b>Duo camera concept</b> would take natural portrait of you, it’s engaging and it offers new self photo-taking experience. …

Photography

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>Studio Gang designs for sun across the United States.<p>“I like to create environments that tantalize and …

Architecture

The Wild Effect of Centrifugal Force on Toys Soaked with Paint by Peter Schafrick | Colossal

<p>Anytime you dump gobs of colorful paint on toys and add liberal amounts of centrifugal force, I’m in. Such is the case with these high speed images …

The Anatomy Of A Successful Logo Redesign

Here, Jessica Hische diagrams every move she made in updating Mail Chimp’s identity–with graphic design tricks for making sure a newcomer is actually welcomed.<p>Familiar logos are like overly attentive suitors: They’re so naggingly present that their charms are lost to you–until, one day, they’re …

Graphic Design

Arachnide Chair by Studioforma

Swiss architects Studioforma are no stranger to the furniture and product design world. They have quite a bit of furniture designs, but their new …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

We're building a comprehensive, firm-wide resource for project specifications.<p>This is what great architecture looks like today.<p>Find the best brands for every architectural product and material.<p>“I like to create environments that tantalize and excite as many of the senses as possible."<p>Natural light …

Architecture

The WOOD.b Bike by BSG | Colossal

<p>The WOOD.b is a new urban bicycle designed by Strasbourg-based BSG in partial collaboration with Thibaut Malet, whose wooden expertise you might …

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The Belly Desk by Steuart Padwick

British designer Steuart Padwick has created the Belly Desk.<p>From the designer<p>The Belly Desk is an elegantly understated design. Featuring a …

Vintage Desk by Karpenter

Vintage Desk is a minimalist desk designed by Karpenter. The desk is made of 100% wood, and is available in either American Black Walnut, White Oak, …

40 Cool Coffee Tables

In the market for a new coffee table? Or just like to window shop online? The days of using a trunk filled with blankets or an Ikea $9.99 Lack table are behind us. Here are 40 unusual quirky tables that will definitely make you look.<p>1. Mixtape Coffee Table: The moment this table hit the interwebs, …