Using workaday materials, architect Indra Janda creatively constructs a backyard retreat that looks opaque during the day and glows at night.
Thanks to a folding glass wall and a custom-built bed, dreams of sleeping under the stars came true for a Cincinnati, Ohio, couple.
In the Windy City, a custom walnut slide offers a playful way for a small family of four to glide down to the basement.
What do architects build when they can be their own clients?
From an unlikely source comes a clever privacy solution for a pair of prefabbed town houses in Los Angeles.
Residents of this contemporary home in Koriyama, Japan, squeeze out every cubic inch of storage, courtesy of a centuries-old design concept.
When Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed his home in the UK, he put his love of the USA on the shelf.
A digitally fabricated design in London boasts secret compartments for coralling the trappings of a modern workspace.
British artist Maisie Broadhead elevates the nuisance of an unsightly lamp cord to over-the-mantel art with this clever bit of DIY design.
A one-of-a-kind house on a Japanese island blurs the indoor-outdoor divide.
In Manhattan, where space is the ultimate luxury, a clever design workaround makes a dining table disappear after supper.
A dim Toronto Tudor gets an airy new look, thanks to a top-level remodel and some bright ideas.
A prefabricated shed sited on a Finnish island provides a perfect summer getaway.
When sustainable building advisor Megan Lea set out to build a backyard retreat, she knew that reclaimed materials would figure prominently into the design. What resulted is a polychrome of...
What’s the best way to warm a small studio? Ekaterina Voronova opted for a compact wood-burning stove to keep her space cozy.
Budget supplies become modern design gold in this Omaha home.
In a London house that’s flooded with light, a spiral staircase provides a prismatic path from floor to floor.
It’s hard to believe that this idyllic house sited in a coastal coconut grove in Nandgaon, India, is a mere hour’s drive from bustling Mumbai.
The Miner and a Major is an experiment in communal living and fantastical form. A New York story of creativity born from hardscrabble circumstance, the project grew out of the joint imagination of...
The recent history of Janna Stark's San Francisco flat, located in an 1890's Victorian house, is literally burned into the wall.