Posts Tagged ‘diana-budds’

Color Story: Blue

Color Story: Blue Diana Budds Blue: the color that helped catapult the careers of artist Yves Klein and musician Miles Davis , the most-prized and most-expensive hue in the Renaissance . We also think it makes for striking design accents, from vibrant cobalts to soothing navys

Nice Modernist » 2012 Curry Stone Prize Winners

by Diana Budds For its fifth anniversarry, the Curry Stone Foundation—a charitable organization that celebrates community-oriented design projects—recently awarded five of its annual award. Each winner, listed below, took home a $25,000 prize.

Houses We Love » Into the Woods

by Diana Budds The efficiency and aesthetics of prefab proved appealing to the owner of this Dwell Home, built on a rugged island off Canada’s western coast.

Architecture » 10 Amazing Examples of Shipping Container Architecture

by Diana Budds If you caught our recent round up of shipping container homes, you know there's no shortage of innovative adaptations to the boxy cargo pieces. We can't get enough of them, either, and here we share 10 more great repurposed shipping containers.

Architecture » 10 Amazing Examples of Shipping Container Architecture

by Diana Budds If you caught our recent round up of shipping container homes, you know there's no shortage of innovative adaptations to the boxy cargo pieces. We can't get enough of them, either, and here we share 10 more great repurposed shipping containers.

Architecture » Winter Wonderlands

by Diana Budds The chill of winter is soon to set in.

Event Spotlight » Highlights from Greenbuild 2012

by Diana Budds Greenbuild is charging full steam ahead at the Moscone Center in Dwell's home town of San Francisco. From November 11–16, an estimated 35,000 people will trawl the show floors, seeking the newest products and technologies for sustainable construction—everything from energy monitoring devices to insulation to cladding.

Product Spotlight » Living in a Cocoon

by Diana Budds Last month we detailed Le Van Bo's One Square Meter House—a project that explores basic living requirements. Well, here's another experiment in small-space habitation, the modular Cocoon from Micasa.

Architecture » More Modern on the Inside: Slab Apartment, Athens

by Diana Budds Athens, Greece, the cradle of classical architecture, is home to this modern renovation of an 810-square-foot apartment. The pied-

Outside » Taking it Outside

by Diana Budds For some, the Great Outdoors might mean rugged mountains, untrammeled forests, or wide-open plains. The residents of these seven homes managed to carve out their own great outdoor retreats—a sunken fire pit, built-in slide, contemplative koi pond, and family-friendly patio, among others