The Photo Issue

Yellow North Face tent atop a wooden deck

A Platform for Living

Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer Dean Kaufman says, who documented the singular…

The Big Well in Greensburg, Kansas

We're Not in Kansas Anymore

On May 4, 2007, Greensburg, Kansas, was wiped off the map. An EF5 tornado ravaged the small town of 1,400 residents, destroying or severely damaging 95 percent of the city.

Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture ‘s Knowlton Hall at The Ohio State University

Ahead of Its Class

“How do you make a piece of architecture about architecture?” Mack Scogin asks.

Monica Forster in her Stockholk studio

Swedish Designer Focus: Monica Förster

Monica Förster takes a hands-on approach to furniture design.

Francesco Moncada and Mafalda Rangel at home in their Syracuse home

Less Is Amore

With its architectural history reaching back to the ancient Greeks, Syracuse, on the island of Sicily, has plenty of old bones.

Miller House in Columbus, Indiana

Miller House in Columbus, Indiana by Eero Saarinen

Eero Saarinen’s legendary Miller House opened to the public in May 2011 for the first time. Leslie Williamson gives us an intimate tour of this Columbus, Indiana, treasure.  

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Modern Angular Rural Family Home in Canada

Surrounded on all sides by a sweeping Canadian hayfield, the 23.2 House is an angular ode to rural life.

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Printed Matter

Considering his cache of bold-faced employers, the Swiss-born graphic designer and photographer Herbert Matter (1907–1984) should loom larger in the mid-century design canon than he does.