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Green polycarbonate exterior of modern Seattle cabin by David Coleman.

6 Ways to Design with Polycarbonate

Polycarbonate may not count as a prestigious or classic architectural material, but its lightweight and translucent properties can make for some very unique designs.
November 25, 2015
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5 Modern Homes In Atlanta

A sprawling city that conjures up images of rustic porches, Atlanta is also home to many modern dwellings.
November 24, 2015
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How to Design With Maps

Carefully crafted to convey a trove of information, maps can also be excellent tools in the interior designer's repertoire. Whether abstract or richly detailed, they can greatly shape any room in the house.
November 24, 2015
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
Minimal USA Sliding Countertop in kitchen of Tadao Ando's 152 Elizabeth in New York

A Sliding Countertop that Brings Minimalist Elegance to Any Kitchen

Using technology found in yachts — where light-weight, high-performance, and beautiful design are a must— Minimal USA's Sliding Tops conceal cooking fixtures to effortlessly produce a sleek, modern kitchen aesthetic. Explore their products in these three projects, including Tadao Ando's 152 Elizabeth apartment building in New York City's Nolita neighborhood.
November 23, 2015
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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