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6 Double-Height Rooms

These rooms illustrate how high ceilings are the secret to maximizing interior space.
October 15, 2015
Eramosa limestone facade of Quebec vacation home by boom town.

A Quebec Vacation Home Uses Natural Materials to Blend with the Landscape

Lakeside views influence a property’s low-impact design.
October 14, 2015
Living room with large windows, sofa, and a skylight

5 Modern Homes with Exposed Timbers

From rustic retreats to sleek contemporary abodes, timbers add a dash of ruggedness to any space. However, "timbers" aren't just any wooden rafter or beam: they're thicker and heavier than average dimensional lumber (like the ubiquitous 2-by-4) and more akin to what you find in buildings 100 years old or more.
October 13, 2015
Modern living room with George sectional sofa and Gunta Stölzl rug

Take a Seat: 5 Oversize Sofas We Love

Whether you're entertaining a crowd or just want to really stretch out, check out these larger-than-life sofas that give leg room new meaning.
October 7, 2015
Concrete planters adjacent facade of tokyo home by Artechnic.

This Japanese Home Features Striking Angular Concrete-and-Glass Surfaces

A Tokyo house’s 1,900 square foot labyrinthine interior makes for a dynamic space.
October 5, 2015
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
Carrboro House metal exterior

This Light-Filled Metallic Home Embraces Its Wooded Site

A compact home’s rhythmic facade and daylight-drenched interiors create a connection to nature.
September 23, 2015
Steel overhang exterior of house designed by Kerstin Thompson Architects.

Richly-Furnished Home Frames Striking Landscape Views

In the Australian bush, a sculptor and an architect collaborate on a house built to withstand fire.
September 19, 2015
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5 Homes with Impressive Wood Interiors

Not only does wood provide a seemingly endless range of aesthetic options, it also inspires unique and daring design choices, from rugged timbers to decorative surfaces.
September 18, 2015