A Tiny Cabin is This Writer's Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green...
Dutch Master
Limitations—even in choice of wardrobe—fuel the creative fires of Dutch master Karel Martens.
Supplant Your Lawn
It’s both water-wise and wallet-wise to consider alternatives to a grassy lawn.
Tom Dixon
"You can take the principles of what something stands for and use them in a completely new way.
The Birds and The Beavers
Connecticut birders happily swap their waterlogged Wellies and foggy field glass for the Wesleyan student–designed SplitFrame, a...
Green Light District
On a former brownfield site across the river from downtown Boston, a renovated turn-of-the-century lithography factory trades in...
Fascinating Risom
Jens Risom is enjoying his place in the canon of mid-century furniture designers while also distinguishing himself as a great...
5 Canister Vacuums
Is kitty leaving too much for you to remember him by? Are your wellies tracking dirt? Whatever the mess, these vacuums will help...
Missing the Mark
Landscape design is a matter of personal taste, but there are some approaches that almost any designer would recommend against.
Well Pruned
There is such a variety of well-executed residential landscape designs, it is difficult (and arbitrary) to cite one as being...
An Introduction to Landscape Design
The profession of landscape architecture is very much rooted in the European tradition of garden design, and it didn’t germinate...
Mark Frauenfelder Reviews 6 Modern Laptop Bags
For computing commuters, laptop bags are not just about fashion.
Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition
“I can show you what it was…and what it is,” Joe Dolce says, delineating the slight, 250-square-foot addition to his Long Island...
Shear Talent
In the small village of Spannum, in the Dutch province of Friesland, Claudy Jongstra heads a felt-design studio whose modesty in...
4 Wall Clocks We Love
From the traditional with a twist to completely conceptual, these timely wall clocks will tell the hour, impress the guests, and...
5 Toasters Tested by San Francisco's Tartine Bakery
Any way you slice it, toast makes the most of any loaf. But which of these worthy appliances will make toast of the competition?
Malmö's Metamorphosis
Once a blue-collar industrial port, Malmö, Sweden, now aims to be a premier design destination. It’s on its way.
Photographer Steve Reczkowski Reviews 5 Digital Cameras
Not all pictures are worth a thousand words.
5 Modern Showerhead Picks by Leonard Koren
Whether you want to replace your drizzly dud or indulge in a decadent deluge, these showerheads will wash your ills away.
Jackson, WY
Homes on the range are getting bigger and more expensive by the minute, but a group of progressive architects in Jackson set out...