Posts Tagged ‘modern’

Modern Meets Traditional in a Swedish Summer House

Modern Meets Traditional in a Swedish Summer House Lindsay J.

5 Ways to Like Eich

Eichler Network The Eichler Network and its print counterpart, CA-Modern Magazine, cover everything current or prospective Eichler homeowners need to know. Although the site is basic and straightforward, their service list screens companies whose services are especially attuned to mid-century modern home’s needs

10 Design Tumblrs We Love

My Ideal Home Italian Valentina shares dreamy images all meant for her castle in the sky. The blogger tends to lean toward Scandinavian interiors filled with whimsy.

Picture Perfect

In 1952, a Hungarian named Balthazar Korab—self-described as “just a student of architecture with a camera in his pocket”—visited his first monumental modernist building, Le Corbusier’s Villa Savoye, outside of Paris. Korab, who had escaped Hungary in 1949 when Budapest was under threat of Soviet occupation, was studying at the distinguished École des Beaux-Arts in Paris

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-

Product Spotlight » 24 Kitchen Product Picks We Love

by Victoria Nguyen The kitchen is perhaps the room that serves the most purposes—it's where we gather, entertain, or simply sit down for a meal. Whether your area of expertise is boiling water or your alter ego is the modern day Julia Child, these products selected for our Dwell + AHAlife kitchen collection will make any cooking and dining space aesthetically delicious.

Blog » The Architect’s Architect

by Olivia Martin We find the architects featured in Dwell to be incredibly inspiring, but who inspires them? To put the question to rest, we asked the architects covered in our October American Modern issue, "Who is your favorite American architect and why?" The results are as inventive and varied as the architects themselves.

Architecture » City Modern Home Tours: Brooklyn

by Sara Dierck A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five unique homes in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, and Boerum Hill. After maps and passes were secured at Module R on Atlantic Avenue, each attendee discovered homes filled with innovative design solutions, unique re-imaginings of space, and wonderful uses of textures, colors and materials. A few of the surprises to be found: a third floor courtyard garden encased by glass at the Willow Residence, a townhouse tucked into a small side street; an expansive five-story home Brooklyn Heights wonderfully blurring the line between outside and inside; a townhouse in Cobble Hill filled with furniture nearly as stunning as the sculpturally designed skylight; a Boerum Hill rowhouse gutted and uniquely divided by an architect and his multimedia wife; and a warm, townhouse-turned-farmhouse perfectly suited for a family who spends most of their time in the kitchen.

Architecture » City Modern Home Tours: Brooklyn

by Sara Dierck A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five unique homes in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, and Boerum Hill. After maps and passes were secured at Module R on Atlantic Avenue, each attendee discovered homes filled with innovative design solutions, unique re-imaginings of space, and wonderful uses of textures, colors and materials.

Event Spotlight » City Modern Home Tours: Manhattan

by Emily Nonko The weeklong City Modern festival concluded with a bang over the weekend with the Manhattan Home Tours. The five destinations on the Saturday afternoon tour spanned from Chelsea to Union Square to Alphabet City, each offering a distinctive take on modern interiors and architecture. The first stop was a triplex on West 23rd Street, an extensive renovation/expansion project that took a typical Manhattan apartment and turned it into an open, modern, and sometimes playful space