A 1905 Fire Station in Connecticut Is Converted Into a Community Hub For Art and Music
The conversion of a fire station into a studio, stage, and lodging for musicians tracks the rebirth of a New Haven neighborhood.
House of Tomorrow
In fits and bursts, the evolution of the smart home continues.
An Archaeological Renovation Adds Precious Space to a Tiny Boston Apartment
In Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood, where space is tight and the cost of a home averages close to $1,000 per square foot,...
Shore Bet
Can smarter materials and better engineering mitigate the risk of living near the...
Cloud Atlas
An art project simulates the miracle of rain in Missouri.
Touch and Go
Robotic furniture sounds less far-fetched when Yves Béhar and the MIT Media Lab are involved.
Mean Mug
Ceramicist Ian Anderson is expanding overseas and leveraging the web to make design more democratic—but first, coffee.
What if Furniture Worked Like a Swiss Army Knife?
Convertible furniture by Stephen Kenn for Victorinox takes inspiration from the acme of efficiency.
This Storage System Packs Up in Just Five Minutes
During the London Design Festival, Natalia Geci presents a “nomadic” furniture collection that mitigates the hassle of moving.
Winter Is Coming. Why Not Buy This Log Cabin–Style Villa in Finland?
There’s room for you and everyone you know at this $4.3-million ski house, so consider going in on it with some friends.
You’ve Heard of Architecture’s Eco Footprint, Here’s Why You Should Care About its “Human Handprint”
Michael Murphy of MASS Design Group delivers an impassioned TED Talk about dignity, healing, and architecture.
Can’t Pick a Vacation Spot? Rent a Hotel Room on Wheels in Germany
A boutique hotel in a mobile camper is ready to hit the road.
This Modern Boston Renovation Expertly Mixes in Colorful Craft Finds
A world of craftsmanship is on display at MASS Design Group cofounder Alan Ricks’ home.
Cling to Summer a Little Longer at This Indoor Oasis
In Silicon Valley, an indoor swim spa-and-exercise room offers a soothing escape.
Forget Society, Go Buy This Island
For $12.5 million, it’s kind of a steal.
Channeling Midcentury Modern in Northern California
A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.
A New Digital Stencil Lets Creatives Rest Their Wrists
Morpholio transfers a copybook drawing tool to the touchscreen.
This Tiny Trailer Makes the World its Living Room
In Northern California, a renovation reimagines a vintage trailer as an off-the-grid mobile home.
Sound and Vision: Elegant New Home Electronics From Denmark
Bang & Olufsen, pioneers in making consumer electronics look as good as they perform, unveils two new speakers and a TV.
You Can Own One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Final Homes for $2.75 Million
The Cooke House broke ground two weeks before the legendary architect’s death. Nearly 60 years later, it’s up for sale.

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