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The Smith House in Darien, Connecticut

Modern Getaways

Enjoy the salty air and coastal views—without having to invest your nest egg in a ground-up build. These modern marvels offer stays from one night to one month (or more, if you can swing it!).
August 4, 2011
Modern home in Scotland with Japanese and Scottish influences

A Piece of Home

Made of hardy Scottish materials and holding a Japanese heart, this Edinburgh house shows that two architects from disparate cultures can design a home that bridges the gap.
July 27, 2011
Mjolk Favorite Products

Mjölk: Favorite Product Picks

Storeowners Juli Daoust and John Baker scout Scandinavia and Japan for the best designs in each region to bring back the best of their finds to their Toronto shop Mjölk (pronounced "mi-yelk"). We visited the duo in the city's Junction neighborhood for our September 2011 Design Finder. Here, they handpick their favorite items in the store and gives us a peek into why and how they chose each one.
July 27, 2011
Juli Daoust and John Baker of Mjolk

Design Shop Visit: Mjölk in Toronto

This Canadian duo searches out top Scandinavian and Japanese designs and brings their best finds back to this Toronto shop.
July 27, 2011
Modern outdoor pool area with curved white lounge chairs

Rebirth of the Cool

The Sunshine State once yielded a bumper crop of modernist homes that—as this remodel proves—are still worth savoring.
July 22, 2011
Chipotle's new design by <a href="">Architecture Outfit</a> features many contemporary touches like laser cut patterns in its walls and high stools at communal tables.

Spicing Things Up

Chipotle’s recent approach to restaurant design aims to transform the traditionally tasteless experience of eating fast food into something more refined.
July 20, 2011
Dwell Reports house Party

The Toddlers of Dwell Review 5 Modern Playhouses

All it takes to play is a healthy imagination, 
but a modern playhouse adds to the fun.
July 15, 2011
John Tong

Play's the Thing

With ingenuity and plenty of elbow grease, architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family clubhouse.
July 4, 2011
Hella Jongerius / Jongeriuslab in Berlin

Dutch Designer Focus: Hella Jongerius

In her Berlin studio, rogue Dutch designer Hella Jongerius creates colorful, covetable objects that meld the handmade and the mass-produced in surprising new ways.
June 20, 2011