For simple repairs and household chores, the smartest pieces get the job done correctly and efficiently.
Speakers run the gamut from sculptural to stealthy, stationary to portable. These designs look as good as they sound.
Master your interior domain with devices designed to optimize light, temperature, and atmosphere.
These accoutrements will make your home office work as hard as you do.
A Belgian architecture firm transforms a 140-square-foot Dutch military structure into a modern-day vacation retreat.
Heralded as the “Versailles of Industry” when it opened in 1956, the General Motors Technical Center in Warren, Michigan, remains symbolic of cutting-edge design.
Method Homes’ compact Element 1 prefab model rises to the challenge of a difficult building site.
German photographer Ken Schluchtmann documents over 12,000 miles of Norway’s rugged landscape.
File under fantasy materials: LEGO-like blocks made from chocolate. In a Willy Wonka-esque move, designer Akihiro Mizuuchi has created a comestible that can be used to construct edible models....
Head to Boerum House and Home, a new Brooklyn outpost that features a roster of emerging and established designers. Inside its loftlike retail space, discover new and vintage furniture, accessories...
Architect Michael Chen of New York firm Normal Projects masterminds the ultimate bar for a compact Chelsea apartment.
Edward Barber of British studio Barber Osgerby tells us the background on the modular seating line his firm designed for Knoll.
Brazil didn't make into the World Cup finals, but we still love the country's architecture and design.
At the Detroit shop Nora, find a mix of Japanese- and Scandinavian-inspired wares.
Behold the mighty power of designers and architects to re-imagine and recast a kitchen, one of the most frequently renovated rooms in a modern home. You won't believe the before shots are from the...
A Bucks County, Pennsylvania, overhaul by Danny Seo relies on American-made goods to forge its identity.
The University of California, Davis, and automaker Honda team up on a concept that explores energy efficiency and emerging green technology in a residential context.
In northwest Michigan, a vacation retreat boasts a prime vantage point from which to soak up the bucolic scenery.
Toronto-based quilt maker Lindsay Stead takes a decidedly hands-on approach to her craft.
The call of the wild is impossible to resist in these six patios, backyards, and gardens that offer a retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life.
The storied residence of blues musician John Len Chatman—aka Memphis Slim—kicks off its next chapter as a creative hub.
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its clean-lined architecture.
The Rewind in our July/August 2014 issue examines the Eero Saarinen–designed Styling Dome at GM's Warren, Michigan, Technical Center. On our tour of the campus, we had the rare opportunity to for a...
Designers nod to the natural world in the form of warm-toned materials, details pulled from the atmosphere, and patterns that go with the grain.
By harnessing the latest high-tech materials and innovations, like 3-D printing and nanotechnology, manufacturers are using science to create forward-thinking design.