Latest Articles in Concrete

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
São Paulo apartment bathroom with perforated concrete block wall

5 Ways to Use Concrete in the Bathroom

These modern bathrooms prove concrete can work in every corner of the house, and in surprisingly versatile ways.
September 22, 2015
Backyard fireplace area with a long steel-and-ipe bench and Willy Guhl Loop chairs

7 Outdoor Fireplaces and Fire Pits We Love

Fire provides a warmth of light as well as temperature; it's ideal for when the sun is setting, the air is cooling, and the night sky is rich with gloam colors. Tour 7 fireplaces and fire pits that grace these modern homes.
September 8, 2015
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5 Concrete Kitchens We Love

Concrete is hard, durable, and waterproof - what better material to survive the beating that a family kitchen dishes out? See these 5 modern examples of concrete in the modern kitchen.
September 2, 2015
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A Texas Couple Builds Their Cast-In-Place Concrete Dream Home

Finding inspiration in the work of Tadao Ando, a Houston couple designs the concrete house of their dreams.
August 30, 2015
lookout house night view

8 Homes with Striking Layouts

Extra attention to spatial design enhances the way these residents experience their abodes.
August 24, 2015
wyoming box home exterior

A Fun, Cost-Conscious Home with Bright Interiors and a Climbing Wall

Challenged to build a budget-friendly dream home, a Wyoming firm delivers a bold, beautiful box.
August 11, 2015
istanbul loft living area

A Single-Room Loft with Impressive Wall-to-Wall Storage

This unconventional, 2,000-square-foot space has no full walls, and just one room.
August 3, 2015
yucca valley house central courtyard

A Sculptural Desert Escape Inspired by a Shadow

This dark Yucca Valley home tricks the eye through clever use of light and shadow.
July 29, 2015