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After getting its start in concept lighting, Niche Modern has expanded its designs to include other household items, including vases, candle holders, and more. The Stamen Glass Vase was originally imagined from Niche Modern’s Stamen Pendant light,...
From: Dwell | By: Marianne Colahan | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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The studio occupies the corner of a backyard filled with carefully-tended plants. They positioned the studio at the yard’s far corner, diagonal from the main house’s back door, to create a path through the garden that would engage visitors in landscape. ...
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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When documentary filmmaker Tim Wright built a modular abode by Blu Homes not far from Talesin, the famed studio and school of his grandfather, Frank Lloyd Wright, he didn't overlook the exterior spaces. The Brant Natural Folding Chairs are from Crate...
From: Dwell | By: heathercorcoran | Friday, July 31, 2015
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This neutral palette in the kitchen of a retreat in Washington's Cascade Mountains allows the vista to take center stage....
From: Dwell | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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A compact 712-square-foot cottage sits on top of a 430-square-foot workshop in San Francisco, where the owner’s firm prototypes and produces custom furnishings for his practice. “Not only is there room for more density on most residential blocks...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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“In consideration of the context, the design aimed to reinterpret the traditional beach shack vernacular in a contemporary way by embracing traditional materials, including corrugated metal, fiber cement sheeting, and timber elements,” Rathmayr says. ...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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When architects Melissa and Jacob Brillhart set out to design their new home in downtown Miami, they drew inspiration from Florida modernism and the dogtrot model to create a tropical oasis in the city. The couple designed and built most of the home...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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When husband-and-wife architects Monica Oller and Tom Pejic took on this Yucca Valley home, it was with very simple instructions from the homeowners: design a house like a shadow. The result is an ethereal, unexpectedly transparent home nestled above...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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Soaring ceilings, built-in furniture, and minimal color make this Munich home feel huge. Playfully protruding and recessed windows define the street-facing side of the house, maintaining privacy while ushering in sunlight. A series of large glazed...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Thursday, July 30, 2015
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A verdant plaza below a cantilevered structure serves as a natural acoustic insulator at the Pennsylvania State University Millennium Science Complex. ...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The wood-clad Strolz House nestles in the winter snow at the edge of the Austrian village of Lech. Large shutters help protect the windows against avalanche damage. Photo by Richard Powers....
From: Dwell | By: heathercorcoran | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Architect Emily Jagoda renovated a tree-damaged garage into a library and rec room for a family in Santa Monica, creating custom shelving from plywood. The door to resident Eoghan Mahony’s adjacent office, at right, is set on a caster and has...
From: Dwell | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The 580-square-foot Hollywood abode of actor Vincent Kartheiser features a space-saving Murphy bed.  Photo by Joe Pugliese....
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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In Santa Monica, California, where pools are plenty but not always eye-pleasing, Padraic Cassidy lifted one home's pool 30 inches off the ground­—dramatically elevating its aesthetic appeal. An ipe ramp climbs 30 inches from the concrete path to...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Atop a warehouse/office building overlooking Seattle’s Salmon Bay waterway, Tom Bayley’s home by Miller Hull Partnership watches over a 250-slip marina. The reflecting pool on Bayley's deck is surrounded by foliage and breathtaking views of the...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona found new life at the hands of architect Benedetta Tagliabue. When Tagliabue and her husband, the late architect Enric Miralles, began knocking down walls inside what was to become...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The acclaimed Italian designers Ludovica+Roberto Palomba carved a serene retreat out of a 17th-century oil mill in Salento, filling it with custom creations and their greatest hits. The couple realized that they could put their own imprint on the house...
From: Dwell | Wednesday, July 29, 2015
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The ceilings in the children’s rooms and playroom of a Kansas City home designed by Hufft Projects feature abstract details from Thomas Hart Benton paintings. ...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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The house is built into the hillside but its top floor entrance is level with the street. The stone wall provides privacy while the garage and a pedestrian walkway—seen exact center, by the tree—bridge the gap. Project  Casa U Architect  Materia...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Architect Allan Shulman tackled one of Miami’s biggest architectural challenges when he designed a two-story home on a leafy lot dominated by a “solution hole,” a depression in the limestone terrain caused by erosion. Inspired by the jungle scenery...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Tuesday, July 28, 2015
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Designer Barbara Hill admits to putting her bathtub in the middle of her bedroom for "purely romantic reasons." From the bed, she can gaze straight out on the tub, though a pair of custom-made closets by George Sacaris offers a bit of seclusion from...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, July 31, 2015
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We love this photo posted by @k_mao of the ceiling of the Cathedral of Christ the Light in Oakland. Read more about the elegant structure here. Follow @dwellmagazine on Instagram for more design and architecture inspiration....
From: Dwell | By: Allie Weiss | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss. In 2005, looking for a property that would house himself and his design/build firm, building Lab inc., he happened upon a roughly 6,000-square-foot lot in north Oakland,...
From: Dwell | By: Luke Hopping | Friday, July 31, 2015
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Designing for a couple and their two teenage girls, architect Ed Kopel transformed three individual apartments into an expansive, 3,200-square-foot flat. A minimalist white aesthetic is favored throughout the space, which houses the couple's growing...
From: Dwell | By: andreasmith | Friday, July 31, 2015
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