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On the Bench: 9 Great Seating Ideas For the Home

These homes make use of the elongated, communal bench in a variety of interior spaces, from the dining room to the kitchen and living room.
September 23, 2015
Cineteca Nacional in Mexico City by Rojkind Arquitectos with aluminum canopy

6 Perforated Metal Patterns We Love

Punctured by water-jet or laser cuters, these sheets of metal have been dressed up with decorative patterns.
September 17, 2015
In the study, an oil painting by David Kroll, one of the artists represented by Sette's gallery hangs above a Le Corbusier daybed.

A Look at Daybeds in the Modern Home

These holdovers from the Victorian age are surprisingly at home in the modern world.
September 11, 2015
Australian studio with green Marimekko bedding and floor lamp

These 5 Rooms are Green, Literally

Forget any eco-friendly connotations, these rooms ranging from chartreuse to forest have us feeling a certain shade with envy.
September 9, 2015
Master bathroom with walls and tub clad in Carrara marble

5 Splendid Marble Floors

Slip on your socks before stepping into these cool marble kitchens and baths.
September 9, 2015
Modern backyard chicken coop

The Dos and Don'ts of Building Your Own Chicken Coop

Some quick tips that'll help you design at the drop of a feather.
September 7, 2015
Living office room with oak paneling and wall-size custom cabinetry

5 Inspiring Live-Work Spaces

This Labor Day weekend we took you inside the workspaces of creatives around the world. Today, we look a little closer to home for office inspiration.
September 7, 2015
A backyard shed, clad in Collins Truwood siding and corrugated metal, doubles as an office.

A Prefab Shed that Provides Refuge for Work and Play

When Marco V. Morelli’s home office became his daughter’s bedroom, he found an ideal workspace in an unexpected place—his backyard.
September 5, 2015
Living Room in Industrial Bungalow in Phoenix

5 Industrial-Style Homes with Exposed Brick Walls

Exposed brick walls lend these otherwise polished homes a rough edge.
September 3, 2015