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  1. Modern Ways to Use Brick
    Houses We Love

    Modern Ways to Use Brick

    Typically considered a traditional building material, brick can be used in modern settings as a way to bridge the gap between old and new.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.31.14

  2. Homes with Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
    Houses We Love

    Homes with Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

    Giant windows are the best way to take in a landscape. These homes soak up their surroundings with floor-to-ceiling glass.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.31.14

  3. 8 Ways to Use Steel
    Houses We Love

    8 Ways to Use Steel

    Homeowners may shy away from steel, often found in skyscrapers, for its cold, minimal reputation. From facades to garden walls, these projects show that the material can be just as inviting as its...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.03.14

  4. 6 Kitchen Countertop Ideas
    Houses We Love

    6 Kitchen Countertop Ideas

    We chop, we stir, we eat on it—the countertop is one of the most utilized elements of a kitchen. These homes respect the highly trafficked surface by creating it out of brilliant materials, from...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.03.14

  5. These Tiny Hubs Will Make Your Home Smart and Safe
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    These Tiny Hubs Will Make Your Home Smart and Safe

    The Notion is among the recent home security systems that uses multiple types of sensors to monitor threats like water damage or burglary. The central hub connects to Wi-Fi and draws information...

    written by: Alexander George
    11.03.14

  6. Cozy Getaways to Stave Off The Winter Blues
    Houses We Love

    Cozy Getaways to Stave Off The Winter Blues

    When the weather gets grim, the appeal of curling up by the fire in a cozy winter cabin is undeniable. These projects show how warm woods, open fireplaces, and easy slope access are the keys to...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.04.14

  7. How to Find the Perfect Modern Bar Stool
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    How to Find the Perfect Modern Bar Stool

    There’s no denying the appeal of a seat at the bar; it’s where everybody knows your name, after all. As a design element at home, it offers a more casual and space-efficient alternative to formal...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.04.14

  8. French Archives Building Wrapped in a Dazzling Gold Shell
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    French Archives Building Wrapped in a Dazzling Gold Shell

    A renovation of the Marne departmental archives in Reims, France by Hamonic + Masson & Associés resulted in a golden annex that drastically expands archival storage space, while adding a modern...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.04.14

  9. Robots and Richard Nixon: The Mind-Bending Video Work of Artist Nam June Paik
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    Robots and Richard Nixon: The Mind-Bending Video Work of Artist Nam June Paik

    Pioneering video and performance artist Nam June Paik made his mark on the art world in the late twentieth century by exploring technology's grips on popular American culture. The Korean artist,...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.05.14

  10. Kitchen and Bath Trend to Watch: Warm Metals
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    Kitchen and Bath Trend to Watch: Warm Metals

    Warm metals have hit peak popularity in furniture and lighting—and now the kitchen and bath industry.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.05.14

  11. Sliding Shelves Transform This Tiny Home Into Countless Configurations
    Houses We Love

    Sliding Shelves Transform This Tiny Home Into Countless Configurations

    Madrid-based firm PKMN dreamed up this flexible concept for a client with a tiny home north of the city. Made up of three flexible shelving units on track system, the All I Own House can be...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.05.14

  12. 8 Modern Odes to Wood
    Houses We Love

    8 Modern Odes to Wood

    Wood is a common flooring or furniture choice, but these modern projects express a deep appreciation for the material, putting it to use on walls, ceilings, and beyond.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.06.14

  13. Inexpensive and Durable Material We Love: Laminates
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    Inexpensive and Durable Material We Love: Laminates

    With materials, one must often make tradeoffs among looks, maintenance, price, and functionality (we’re talking about you, marble). Laminates, on the other hand, are a highly durable solution at a...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.06.14

  14. Mirrors for the Modern Home
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    Mirrors for the Modern Home

    Known to make a space feel larger, mirrors are playful accent pieces in modern interiors. Here are a few of our favorite uses of mirrored surfaces.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.06.14

  15. Creative Proposals for New Teaching Facility at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
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    Creative Proposals for New Teaching Facility at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

    A design competition drew submissions for a new teaching facility, dubbed the ONE Lab, at the Brooklyn Navy Yard's renovated Building 128. The building is among a series of structures dedicated to...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.07.14

  16. We'd Fancy a Stay in One of These Modern Guest Rooms
    Rooms We Love

    We'd Fancy a Stay in One of These Modern Guest Rooms

    The modern-day interpretation of "guest room" is often a pull-out couch; these spaces go above and beyond with truly inviting suites for visitors.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.07.14

  17. Clever Concept Tackles Movement Toward Smaller Kitchens
    In The Modern World

    Clever Concept Tackles Movement Toward Smaller Kitchens

    A modular culinary concept addresses the mass movement toward small-space living.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.07.14

  18. 7 Modern Benches for Indoors or Outdoors
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    7 Modern Benches for Indoors or Outdoors

    Whether a backyard picnic table or a hallway perch, benches make for an easy, modern seating option.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.09.14

  19. Modern Staircase Inspiration
    Rooms We Love

    Modern Staircase Inspiration

    From solid wood to industrial steel, these modern staircases are more than just a way to get from one part of the house to another.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.10.14

  20. 6 Kitchen Appliances to Invest In Now
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    6 Kitchen Appliances to Invest In Now

    Brew the perfect cup of joe, add counter appeal, and discover a growing trend in cooking methods with the new appliances in our roundup.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.10.14

  21. Living Simply on a Lush Australian Estate
    Houses We Love

    Living Simply on a Lush Australian Estate

    A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.

    written by: Georgie Bean
    photos by: Shannon McGrath
    11.10.14

  22. The Ultimate Ride: VIP Helicopter with Plush Interior
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    The Ultimate Ride: VIP Helicopter with Plush Interior

    Italian and Singaporean design team Lanzavecchia + Wai dreamed up a luxury ride for helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland. Featuring a light palette, plush leather seats, and LED lights, the...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.11.14

  23. Highly Flexible House Designed for a Musician on a Budget
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    Highly Flexible House Designed for a Musician on a Budget

    In Kansas City, an architecture studio designs an adaptable house for a musician on a budget.

    written by: Georgina Gustin
    photos by: Narayan Mahon
    11.12.14

  24. Spotlight on Faucets: Six Modern Fixtures We Love
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    Spotlight on Faucets: Six Modern Fixtures We Love

    Though a comparatively small design detail, a modern faucet is crucial to helping continue a design scheme that's been established in a kitchen or bathroom. Click through the slideshow to see a few...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.12.14

  25. Quirky Midcentury Modern Gem in Napa Gets Stunning Transformation
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    Quirky Midcentury Modern Gem in Napa Gets Stunning Transformation

    Two designers restore a low-slung midcentury gem in Napa, California, by an unsung Bay Area modernist.

    written by: Eviana Hartman
    photos by: Joe Pugliese
    11.12.14

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