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Exterior facade of a backyard addition at a Massachusetts home

5 Dramatic Yet Tiny Backyard Buildings

These creative outbuilding designs give new meaning to the phrase "business in the front, party in the back."
November 23, 2015
Wave House Living Room and Terrace, Fujisawa, Japan

7 Relaxing Terraces

Even as temperatures outside plummet, a terrace can provide a point of outdoor connection all year round.
November 23, 2015
watershed wren oregon float moore erin interior view

6 Spaces Designed for Reading and Writing

The home library may be a relic of bygone domestic architecture—thanks in no small part to the digitization of reading and writing—but we still need secluded and comfortable spaces to gather our thoughts.
November 23, 2015
White oak facade of 325 square-foot Wisconsin Cabin

A Small Wisconsin Cabin Filled with Multifunctional Furniture

This this eco-friendly forest retreat, designed and built by father-son architectural duo Bill and Daniel Yudchitz, wasn't their first foray into small space architecture. Back in the winter of 2009/10, the Yudchitzes built this 325 square-foot retreat: the Experimental Dwelling for a Greener Environment, or simply EDGE for short.
November 21, 2015
Modern kids bedroom with wooden connecting bunk beds

5 Modern Family Houses We Love

From custom bunk beds to a built-in sliding board, these modern designs are kid tested, parent approved.
November 20, 2015
Entrance of Paley House by DYAR Architects and John Thodos in Carmel, California

A Glass Pavilion With Stunning Panoramic Views Tops This California Home

Hovering above its flat-roofed midcentury original, this transparent addition was designed for two renowned artists.
November 19, 2015
The reflective facade of Mexico City's Hotel Carlota by JSa Arquitectura

5 Reflective Facades

These mirrored exteriors reflect well on their surroundings.
November 19, 2015
blue sky prototype house exterior portrait balcony

6 Modern Homes with Steel Exteriors

A hallmark of the modernist aesthetic, steel grants these homes an air of durability and elegance.
November 19, 2015
Jessica Helgerson Brooklyn brownstone dining room Benjamin Moore red turquoise paint

7 Ways to Design with Turquoise

Cheerful and aquatic, turquoise can be a powerful tool in the interior designer's palette. Whether it's a small accent or a strong statement, these seven modern homes have unique approaches to this playful hue.
November 19, 2015