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An Exhibition on an Iconic Modernist Opens at The Glass House

On view all summer, a new exhibition at Philip Johnson's Glass House provides the first survey to explore the relationship between the early paintings and pioneering design projects of polymath and modernist icon Elaine Lustig Cohen.
June 23, 2015
King Abdullah Financial District Conference Center by Skidmore, Owings, Merrill in Riyadh

Instagram Account We Love: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill

One of our favorite Instagram accounts belongs to Skidmore, Owings & Merrill. Established in 1936, the firm undertakes architecture, urban planning, and engineering projects, many of which are documented here, like the King Abdullah Financial District Conference Center in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
June 23, 2015
art life library shelves artek stool

5 Gigantic Bookshelves and Cases

If a couple of stacked cinder blocks and 2x4s is your idea of
June 22, 2015
Conversation pit at the Miller House in Columbis, Indiana, by Girard, Saarinen and Kiley

Instagram Account We Love: The Best of Midcentury Design Icon Alexander Girard

Any midcentury modern fan worth their salt will be familiar with the groovy designs of Alexander Girard (1907–1993). Not only did he establish Herman Miller’s textile division, Girard created visual identities for airlines, restaurants, and more. Follow this account to glimpse archival images and view new projects that continue to explore his work.
June 20, 2015
Modern Connecticut summer home renovation with white cedar paneling, glass windows by Town & Country Glass in the entry and ash risers on the stairs

7 Inspiring Staircases

These modern staircases are a tier above.
June 19, 2015
Hufft Projects make children's names out of scrap metal

Instagram Account We Love: Kansas City Design-Build Firm Hufft Projects

For a behind-the-scenes look at how a modern design-build studio works, follow the Instagram of Hufft Projects, the Kansas City, Missouri, architecture firm that designed this house featured in our magazine.
June 19, 2015
Simple planter with hidden self-watering wick and pleated design

Editors' Picks: Our 10 Favorite Planters

It's high season to exercise that green thumb! These stylish, modern planters are made for plants of all sizes—from a miniature, desktop succulent to a space-defining living wall. Read our June 2015 issue for many more green design ideas.
June 17, 2015

Flip Through This New Book on a Leading London Graphic Design Studio

Published this month by Unit Editions, an independent press specializing in visual culture, "Spin: 360º" features projects from over 20 years of work by London-based studio Spin. Here are a few highlights from the impressive 520-page tome made for graphics lovers.
June 11, 2015

The 10 Best-Designed Speakers For at Home and On-the-Go

For our first-ever smart home issue, audio expert Bill Leebens recapped more than one hundred years of sound technology. As an encore, we bring you 10 modern speakers that pair top acoustic performance with elegant design.
June 11, 2015