You—yes, YOU—can buy (or sell) your own home. Here's how.
From IKEA-mania and back to the farm, we wonder if the perfect kitchen might be an oxymoron.
Which comes first, the movement or the manifesto? From Arts and Crafts to eco-design, a 7-step guide to design movements.
Buried in TPS reports? Somebody take your red stapler? Don't let The Man get you down--our inclusive review of office environments and accessories will have you whistling while you work.
Interested in running more than just your home on the sun’s rays? Here’s a handy introduction to some of the most innovative solar goods available.
Taking advantage of Southern California’s sunny skies, architect David Hertz ingrained
passive solar features in almost every detail
of the Panel House for client Thomas Ennis.
The cost for solar systems is not only related to how elaborate the system is—it also depends on where you live.
The first misconception about going solar is that it is expensive.
For the past 30 years, we’ve been teased with the promise of plentiful solar energy. But for most of us, nerdy solar calculators and watches are as close as we get to realizing this promise....
Envious of the energy savings accrued by neighbors with solar panels on their roofs, but unsure how to go about putting up your own panels? Jennifer Roberts writes about the how, where, and why of...
There are endless choices to be made in the world of color, as anyone who has tried to paint a room plain white knows. Even more variation is introduced when materials, use, and application are all...
The fact that your car is tinted a subtle silver or that
your running shoes have vibrant orange stripes flaring up their sides is hardly a design afterthought.
Most designers, be they graphic or interior, consult
their Pantone fan guide when considering hues.
Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors. Fred Bernstein, a resolute lover of neutrals, attempts to expand his horizon of hues.
When Ulrich Fleischmann approached architect Maki Kuwayama, of Unit A Architecture in Stuttgart, Germany, to design a home and office space, he was looking for a deal. Fleischmann wanted two houses...
Giorgio Baravalle originally had a true home office—a space inside his house in Millbrook, New York, that was meant to be a private place to work, but instead served as a traffic circle in...
“A strategy of extreme density was required,” says Michael Chen of Normal Projects,
who along with partner Kari Anderson handled the renovation of this Upper West Side apartment.
Telecommuting may let you answer email in your underwear, but is the home office all it’s cracked up to be?
Manifesto: Bruce Sterling, “Viridian Design Speech” (1998)