Latest Articles in Metal

Entrance of Paley House by DYAR Architects and John Thodos in Carmel, California

A Glass Pavilion With Stunning Panoramic Views Tops This California Home

Hovering above its flat-roofed midcentury original, this transparent addition was designed for two renowned artists.
November 19, 2015
blue sky prototype house exterior portrait balcony

6 Modern Homes with Steel Exteriors

A hallmark of the modernist aesthetic, steel grants these homes an air of durability and elegance.
November 19, 2015
Beolit 15 Bluetooth Portable Speaker in Natural Champagne by Cecilie Manz for B+O Play

8 Home Products That Make Easy Interior Metallic Accents

From warm, golden brass to sleek chrome, metals can be strong or subtle notes in any interior. These eight designs are a simple way to enrich any room.
November 18, 2015
Entrance of Berkeley museum by DS+R.

A Floating Theater Hides Within this Art Deco-Inspired Modern Museum

Located on the edge of the University of California, Berkeley campus, the UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAMPFA)'s new building was once an industrial facility housing offices and printing presses. With its renovation and addition by Diller Scofidio + Renfro, it now hosts luminous galleries, a massive outdoor LED screen, and more.
November 16, 2015
goodman residence dining room gabled ceiling wood beams

These Farmhouses Start Fresh as Modern Homes

These excitingly varied homes give an idea of what is possible when vernacular design dovetails with modern reinvention.
November 13, 2015
Geothermal heating and cooling system

5 Innovative Uses for Aluminum in Modern Homes

A prohibitively expensive materials 200 years ago, aluminum is now ubiquitous in contemporary kitchens. However, as these five homes demonstrate, that isn't its only place in modern design.
November 10, 2015
picard residence kitchen portrait

5 Stainless Steel Islands in Modern Kitchens

If you want a countertop that can withstand heavy use and abuse, it's hard to do stainless steel one better.
October 28, 2015
An exterior view of the terrace of the Earl Stein house designed by Alden B. Dow.

6 Modern Homes with Copper Designs and Craft

Warm and malleable, copper is one of humanity's oldest metallic mediums for art and craftsmanship. Architects and artisans have always used its pliability and reactivity—it oxidizes to a bright green—to their advantage, producing supple, richly hued creations. That tradition continues with these six homes.
October 27, 2015
Upstate New York small sustainable retreat for Chilewich and Sultan facade

6 Modern Homes in Upstate New York

With the thrum of New York City only a faint echo in the distance, these upstate homes illustrate the comforts of rustic living.
October 22, 2015