Interiors We Love

March 2016,
Vol. 16
Issue 03
Fresh, Bright Design Ideas from Around the World
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A Passive House and "Sauna Tower" Join a 19th-Century Barn in the Hudson Valley

In New York, architecture and interiors firm BarlisWedlick creates an eclectic compound designed to suit a client with an idiosyncratic wish list.

A soft palette makes a seamless dining room.

Instagram Account We Love: An Interior Designer Inspired by 20th-Century French and Modern Design

Since founding his studio in 2008, Seattle-based interior designer Brian Paquette (@brianpaquetteinteriors) has completed a range of residential and commercial projects in the Pacific Northwest…

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Designing for the Five Senses: Toolkit for Modern Acoustics

From an alarm to a symphony, audio frequencies hold the power to elicit an emotional call-and-response.

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Designing for the Five Senses: Scent and Architecture

The nose knows: Though fleeting and immaterial, scent is the lifeblood of Proustian memories, both evoking and imprinting visceral associations.

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Tour a 17th-Century Paris Loft Overflowing with Vintage Items

A tastemaker brings his distinct vision to an industrial loft with a centuries-old pedigree.

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The Modernist Icon with Over 1,000 Pieces of Furniture to His Name

Josef Frank: Against Design, which runs through April 2016 at Vienna’s Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, is a comprehensive study of the prolific architect, designer, and author.

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Designing for the Five Senses: Products to Enhance Your Palate

Ambience is a key ingredient to any meal—materials, textures, and mood all impart a certain flavor.

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Designing for the Five Senses: Pieces You Can't Help But Touch

The haptic impact can’t be underplayed. The tactility of a material—its temperature, its texture­—can make the difference between pleasure and discontent.

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Designing for the Five Senses: The Key to Mastering Color

A phenomenon of light and visual perception, colors signal a language of their own.

A concrete courtyard surrounds the family in this midcentury modern renovation.

Wood Paneling Loses its Dated Reputation with This Renovation of a 1959 Portland Gem

On a whim, a growing family uproots to Oregon where they find—and remake—the home of their dreams

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A 6,000-Square-Foot Creative Dreamworld Packed with a Tropical Garden, Neon Rooms, and More

An artist and an architect build their home, studios, and an exhibition space inside an Antwerp warehouse.

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Steel and Brass Cover Nearly Every Surface of this Industrial L.A. Kitchen

A designer carves out an industrial-chic kitchen in a downtown Los Angeles apartment.

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A 1930s Hamptons Bungalow Remade Into a Minimalist Haven

Balancing texture, proportion, and found objects lends unexpected sophistication to a seaside retreat.

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Meet the Faces Behind Our 2016 Interiors Issue

For Dwell's annual issue dedicated to interiors , we visited colorful and vibrant homes from Antwerp to Portland, Oregon. Here, we introduce you to the photographers and writers who made it happen.

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Inside a Historic Brooklyn Loft, a Creative Couple Brings Their Wallpaper Brand to Life

For the husband-and-wife founders of Calico Wallpaper, work meets life at their rental flat in Brooklyn’s Red Hook.

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One-of-a-Kind Furniture Fills This Delightfully Serene Buenos Aires Home

With a design philosophy—and materials—passed down from a renowned Argentine architect, a couple builds a custom family home in Buenos Aires.

Vintage Danish cabinets and custom table in Antwerp renovation.

Editor's Letter: 5 Extraordinary Interiors We Love

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's March 2016 issue.