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White facade for shadows of weekend home by Asociacion de Diseno in Mexico.

A Minimalist Mexican Retreat that Uses an Array of Strategies to Beat the Heat

Comprised of four modules arranged around a central courtyard, this home is a fresh take on the casa de fin de semana.
October 13, 2015
Dining room with Tam Tam light by Marset in Montreal renovation by Blouin Tardif.

A Montreal Duplex Is Transformed Into An Elegantly Simple Light-Filled Home

A home’s historic façade gives way to a uniformed design.
October 11, 2015
Cedar facade of modern Seattle cabin by David Coleman.

This Retreat in the Cascades is a Bold Take on the Modern Cabin

An unorthodox design is a comfortable escape from city life.
October 9, 2015
Concrete planters adjacent facade of tokyo home by Artechnic.

This Japanese Home Features Striking Angular Concrete-and-Glass Surfaces

A Tokyo house’s 1,900 square foot labyrinthine interior makes for a dynamic space.
October 5, 2015
Warped wooden wall in Miami loft renovation.

A Miami Renovation That Blends Concrete and Rich Wooden Interiors

Designed with Floridian sensibilities, this bright loft gives an otherwise industrial space some warmth.
September 29, 2015
In the kitchen, buffed concrete floors, chrome globe lights, and a fleet of Bertoia chairs comprise a sleek backdrop for quirkier pieces like the marble-topped wooden tables from a Catholic school, snagged at a local flea market. The secret to the spare,

Eclectic Homes That Mix Tons of Different Materials

What's the secret to these homes' charm? A generous blend of varied surfaces, textures, and materials.
September 29, 2015
Swedish guesthouse pine forest facade

7 Forest Retreats We Love

From Thoreau onwards, the forest retreat has always held a special significance in the popular consciousness. Check out these modern woodland homes and sanctuaries!
September 29, 2015
Living room and yard in Vancouver home renovation by Splyce Design.

A Vancouver Renovation Transforms a Backyard into a Giant Living Room

Sliding glass doors and new landscaping fulfill a family's outdoor needs.
September 26, 2015
Dining room with sliding doors to garden in Brooklyn renovation by Elizabeth Roberts.

A Light-Filled Brooklyn Townhouse Features A Large Indoor-Outdoor Space for Entertaining

At more than 150 years old, this structure was a ruin when the architect and her clients found it. Now it's a stunning home designed with a growing family and hosting in mind.
September 20, 2015