Latest Articles in Wood

indian summer concrete stucco ipe home pool

Vacation Home in the California Desert is a Modernist Oasis

A Canadian family’s getaway in the California desert.
February 22, 2015
Mahogany kitchen in New York.

How to Design with Mahogany

Every variety of wood has its own personality. Rich yet restrained, mahogany is a soothing presence. Here's how seven modern homes put it to use.
February 20, 2015
housebb1 ecuador 8

A Modern Family Home in Ecuador

After a decade in New York, an architect returns home to design a house for his niece and her family.
February 20, 2015
thepinch yunnanprovince china 5

In China, a Library Doubles as an Earthquake Memorial

In Yunnan Province, a library and community center is a cornerstone of a rebuilding effort.
February 18, 2015
phoenix historic modern house

Amazing House is Half Historic and Half Modern

A historic home in Phoenix steps into the 21st century.
February 18, 2015
shiver me timbers tallow wood kitchen

5 Ways to Use Wood in the Kitchen

From islands to shelves to floors, wood warms up these inviting kitchens.
February 18, 2015
modern kitchen with marble countertop and wooden cabinets

6 Savvy Uses for Reclaimed Wood

Designing with reclaimed wood is a smart way to save and go green, not to mention add a little rustic charm to your abode. Here are six examples of salvaged wood in the modern home.
February 12, 2015
juliette aux colombes montreal 2

A Transformative Attic Renovation in Montreal

Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.
February 9, 2015
alice tacheny walnut coffee table

Modern Woodwork by Way of the California Coast

Bay Area designer Alice Tacheny crafts elegant wood, brass, and leather pieces.
February 5, 2015