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.
Prefab Made This Super Remote House in the Ontario Wilderness Possible
An isolated prefab in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional...
Views Stretch to Mexico at This Hard-Edged Texas Home
Mining inspiration from the mountains of West Texas, two architects burrow a home into the terrain.
Each Day at This Floating Home Begins With a Swim, Just Two Feet From Bed
After three years ashore, a Copenhagen couple return to the city’s waterways on a floating home for two.
High Above Traditional Charleston, a Modern Home Finds its Roost
A skyward addition to an antebellum Charleston warehouse rises in an architecturally conservative city.
Two Silicon Valley Vets Master the Smart Home Without Going Full “Jetsons”
A freshly blackened veneer is the face of a San Francisco tract house’s Cloud-based reinvention.
The Nonprofit That's Using Seat Belts and Super Bowl Banners to Fix Up Indianapolis
People for Urban Progress upcycles cast-off urban hardware back into the community.
What if Furniture Worked Like a Swiss Army Knife?
Convertible furniture by Stephen Kenn for Victorinox takes inspiration from the acme of efficiency.
This Isolated Prefab Is One with the Wild
A home in Ontario, Canada, demonstrates how factory-built housing can be as site sensitive as traditional construction.
New York’s True Textile Mecca Flies Totally Under the Radar
A new book takes readers inside the Design Library’s endless collection of prints and textile.
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.
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.
The Bouroullec Brothers Turn Back the Dial to When TVs Were Furniture
The Samsung Serif TV is as weighty as a premium drama.
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.
This Century-Old Bungalow Is an Eternal Work-in-Progress
Its true renaissance started 10 years ago with two new, dedicated owners.
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.