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Articles about 7 one kind rooflines on Dwell.com - Dwell

The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>For Brussels-based furniture designer Christiane Högner, inspiration comes less from glossy design mags than the castoffs she...<p>Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision …

Bromley Caldari Architects transform a crumbling 1960's A-Frame house into a sunlit seaside home

New York-based Bromley Caldari Architects transformed a derelict Fire Island home into a gorgeous pyramidal structure that offers panoramic views of …

Architecture

The 12 Best "Clean" Dark Chocolate Bars

Eating small amounts of dark chocolate can be good for your health. Chocolate comes from a plant -- the bean of the cacao tree -- and, like certain …

Six common plants that might do a body good

<b>Basil</b><p>Basil is the anti-inflammatory rock star of herbs. Not only is it one of the oldest cultivated herbs, dating back 5,000 years in India, but it's also the most versatile, fragrant and tasty of our garden herbs. The active ingredients, called volatile oils, are what give basil its strong flavor …

8 Common Words in Conversations That Make People Sound Less Confident

One way confidence is judged is by an individual’s behavior, especially verbal behavior. That’s according to Deborah Tannen, professor of linguistics …

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

Articles about miami oasis pays homage floridas rich architectural heritage on Dwell.com - Dwell

Designed with Floridian sensibilities, this bright loft gives an otherwise industrial space some warmth.<p>Cathy Leff takes to the road (and sidewalk) to lead us on an intrepid bicycle tour of Miami’s architectural and cultural wonders.<p>Following a diagram of the sun's path during the summer solstice, …

Articles about modern bungalow venice beach on Dwell.com - Dwell

A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.<p>Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...<p>As a buzzing seaside town known for its bohemian spirit, lively …

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Articles about striking angular cottage connecticut on Dwell.com - Dwell

What happens when the guest house becomes home? Retired couple Suzanne and Brooks Kelley found out when a pair of brainy New...<p>In Guilford, Connecticut, residents Suzanne and Brooks Kelley furnished the glass-walled living room of their cottage with an...<p>A simple cabin on the banks of Lake Erie …

Vina’s Tiny House: Living Off The Grid in 140 Square Feet

Tiny houses are simply dreamy, as they are perfect for those who prefer a simple and calm lifestyle. Most of the tiny homes are used as a vacation …

DIY Project: Pallet Wood Floor

Even if you don’t have a design idea in mind involving wooden pallets, saving them from the dump and stockpiling a lot of them will prove useful …

Gazebos and Water Gardens: A Match Made in Heaven - Aquascape, Inc.

If I moved into a new house and were granted 2 wishes for the landscape, I would choose a water garden and a gazebo. Both remind me of a fairy tale …

Landscaping

Articles about 8 wraparound porches and balconies on Dwell.com - Dwell

Streamline your plumbing and simplify your bathing ritual with inspiration from these minimalist bathrooms in the Dwell canon.<p>In the hands of artist Livia Cetti, simple paper becomes a garden of earthly delights.<p>Jenny Wu, a partner at Oyler Wu Collaborative, documents the process from design …

The Porch House, Stow-on-the-Wold, the Cotswolds: hotel review

This 1,000-year-old inn is in an idyllic Cotswolds town beloved by American tourists and affluent down-from-Londoners, but it makes an effort to add excellent food and service to its perfect setting<p>There has been an inn on this site in Stow-on-the-Wold since 947AD, which allows the Porch House to …

Art Galleries

A Courtyard Garden for a Woodland Cottage

On the outskirts of a small fishing village in Brittany, France, bordered by some woods, the original stone cottage was expanded over the years into …

Garden Room Designs

Tropical living<p>Loggia with a View<p>Pool House<p>Garden Room with Blue Ceiling<p>Shepherd's Hut in Oxfordshire<p>Shepherd's Hut: Bed<p>Shepherd's Hut: …

Landscaping

A Long and Narrow Front Garden Framing an Alley

The house in a small French village is sited towards the back of this narrow lot, away from the road, making it look like a woodland cottage nested …

City garden inspiration

French meets English country<p>Look into my library<p>Light fantastic<p>Lush townhouse garden<p>Crazy Paving<p>Gravel garden<p>Best of Both<p>Up on the roof<p>Cottage-style …

Landscaping

6 Homes Starring Stunning, All-Natural Pools

Dive in to these perfect oases.<p>We'll take a rustic swimming hole over a manmade water park any day. Take a look at some of the dreamiest places to take a dip.<p><b>1. The Netherlands</b><p>Right next to a wooden farmhouse lies a lush, fresh-water pond. Want more country charm? It also has a toad pool and goat …

Environmentally Friendly

Glass Jar Greenhouse

Soap Vomiting Unicorn<p>How to Propagate a Pothos Plant<p>How to Increase Humidity for Houseplants<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Love your creativity, this is …

5 Northern Greenhouse Examples for Cold Climates

Greenhouses are great for extending your growing season to 2, 3 or even 4 seasons. But what if you live in a place where it’s really cold or dark for …

Aquaponics

Five Stunning Homes Take Home the AIA Award for Best Small Houses of the Year

The winners of the AIA's 2014 Small Project Awards have just been announced and from the look of the winning designs, great things really do come in …

Articles about quintessential california 5 indoor outdoor homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Southern California often conjures up visions of sun, sand, and surf—but for the modernist, it also brings to mind midcentury...<p>Who doesn't love a good patio or back deck? We sure do. Take a peek at our favorite homes this week that will have you remodeling...<p>At their house and flower farm in Los …

Articles about leeding way on Dwell.com - Dwell

One day last April there was great excitement on Highland Avenue, a quiet, hilly street (on which this writer happens to live) of...<p>New York–based designer Todd Bracher represents the United States at an important furniture fair in Germany.<p>A killer bachelor pad in Hollywood, the manliest chair of …

Opinion: Why it’s Okay to Hate Solar

It’s Okay to hate solar. I don’t, but I can see why some people might. It is after all a form of insurance – and who likes insurance?<p>Solar <i>is</i> our …