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...
Manifesto: William Morris, “The Lesser Arts of Life” (1877)
For the Farm Project, Mike Meiré abandoned the idea of the hyper-designed kitchen in favor of one where life—of all manners—happens.
The most intensely used rooms in the house depend on good plumbing, ventilation,
and electrical systems, and contain the highest number of fixtures per square
foot—all of which makes...
The entire town of Solomonville, Arizona, heard their bickering, even through the thick walls of their adobe house, and they say that when my great-grandfather left my great-grandmother and lit out...
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...
Probably the most evocative term among the otherwise technocratic energy vocabulary, vampire power is the continuous current that appliances and electronics draw from an outlet even when turned off.
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.
Most designers, be they graphic or interior, consult
their Pantone fan guide when considering hues.
So you’ve brought home an ebullient new contractor to turn your wreck into the Ritz. How to do it? Read on.
The right lighting can bring warmth and atmosphere to any room.
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.
In the last 15 years, many a postindustrial city has redefined itself as a design center. Glasgow after its year as European City
Herman Miller’s National Design Center in Atlanta
achieved a LEED Gold rating
for commercial interiors.
Daylight is the lifeblood of a Good Small Space. Start the process of getting the light right by better understanding the nature of the light-emitting gas ball that we call the sun.
Designers everywhere are eyeing the Interstate Highway system's bounteous and boundless real estate with ideas from tiny turbines to maglev rail lines. Mid-century urban idealism may not be dead...
No longer stuck in the ’50s pink- or yellow-tiled rut, today bath fixtures come in a wide variety of materials. For those who enjoy visibility (and Windex), glass is a clear choice.
I’m tired of hearing about the golden age
of flight, that era when air hostesses (never hosts) wore Pucci uniforms, Pan Am logos adorned everything from complimentary socks to midtown...
“Mother Nature is too powerful to try and mimic,” says Shane Coen, whose firm is known for its minimalist approach to the residential landscape.
For millennia, kings and clerics alike have understood that little inspires awe and confers power better than a battalion of marble statues, an epic tapestry, or an exquisitely rendered portrait....