Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old design concept.
When Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed his home in the UK, he put his love of the USA on the shelf.
A digitally fabricated design in London boasts secret compartments for coralling the trappings of a modern workspace.
British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of DIY design.
A one-of-a-kind house on a Japanese island blurs the indoor-outdoor divide.
In Manhattan, where space is the ultimate luxury, a clever design workaround makes a dining table disappear after supper.
A dim Toronto Tudor gets an airy new look, thanks to a top-level remodel and some bright ideas.
A prefabricated shed sited on a Finnish island provides a perfect summer getaway.
When sustainable building advisor Megan Lea set out to build a backyard retreat, she knew that reclaimed materials would figure prominently into the design. What resulted is a polychrome of...
Budget supplies become modern design gold in this Omaha home.
In a London house that’s flooded with light, a spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor.
It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut grove in Nandgaon, India, is a mere hour’s drive from bustling Mumbai.
Sometimes the pursuit of a simple accessory can result in a surprising upshot. Margaret Oomen was well into the process of reappropriating a portion of her dining room for use as a creative studio,...
The Miner and a Major is an experiment in communal living and fantastical form. A New York story of creativity born from hardscrabble circumstance, the project grew out of the joint imagination of...
The recent history of Janna Stark's San Francisco flat, located in an 1890's Victorian house, is literally burned into the wall.
When Jeff Taylor and Alex Miller designed the Pull House in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, they took “form follows function” one step further: Form describes function.
Jeff and Larissa Sand cut their commute down to a few flights of stairs when they moved their industrial design studio, architecture office, and metalwork shop into the first two floors of their...
“The first floor was about making something warm and woody that would blend into the natural environment,” architect Stephen Chung says of his Wayland, Massachusetts, home. &ldquo...
With the classic Murphy bed as muse, Japanese architect Toshihiko Suzuki transformed a standard Airstream into a versatile small wonder.
Every collection has to start somewhere, and for Lisa Congdon, it began with a dish. Nearly ten years ago, the San Francisco–based artist (and co-owner of local design shop Rare Device)...