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Brooklyn Artist Studio

These Private Homes Double as Modern Art Galleries

These multi-purpose homes were designed with great creative concentration, much like the artwork they display.
November 10, 2015
Stained Cedar and Benjamin Moore Glacier White facade of Seattle home by JW Architects

A Family Starts Fresh at a Seattle Home with Stunning Lakeside Views

Locally sourced materials create a thoroughly Pacific Northwestern home for a newly-arrived East Coast family.
November 8, 2015
In the master bath, the architect managed to combine privacy and a view by adding a horizontal-line pattern to the glass wall.

5 Bathrooms That Bathe in Natural Light

Next to proper sanitation, lighting is the most important thing for a bathroom, and these homes have it an abundance.
November 6, 2015
In his detached painting studio, Dunlop considers a work in progress. The building is oriented east-west to avoid direct sunlight, and the long, narrow shape enables the artist to get some distance from his paintings as he works. An oversize front door an

5 Homes Featuring Art Studios

These multi-purpose homes allow for work to mix with life, helping their owners hearken to their creative muses.
November 5, 2015
Joe Day and Nina Hachigian relax on their terrace overlooking the hills in Silver Lake area of Los Angeles.

7 Private Rooftop Sanctuaries

Whether it's a unique solution for city living or just to better experience the landscape and sky, these elevated outdoor spaces create a connection to nature that wouldn't otherwise be possible.
November 5, 2015
Christian and Jack play chess by the fireplace - the centerpiece of the living room and which the Arnolds use daily during the winter. The hearth is made of large slabs 
of limestone, which Christian cut himself, intentionally leaving imperfections on the

6 Modern Homes with Limestone Designs

Not only is limestone an abundantly available material, but it also makes a stately addition to most any home.
November 3, 2015
burlingame courtyard off living space

7 Striking Courtyards We Love

Whether creating a dramatic entrance or punctuating a plan, courtyards blur the barrier between mother nature and domestic space.
November 3, 2015
Modern guest bathroom clad in Indian granite

6 Modern Homes with Granite Designs

Hard, impermeable, and practically a byword for solidity, granite has been a fixture of architecture going back to the Egyptian pyramids. These modern homes continue to capitalize on its aesthetic and functional traits.
November 2, 2015
B&B Italia furniture in Boston renovation by Ruhl Walker Architects

A Richly-Crafted and Spacious Boston Apartment Renovation

Ruhl Walker Architects designed custom furniture and a new, luminous atrium for a 3,100 square foot city dwelling that can now host its resident's large social gatherings.
November 1, 2015