Stories

An Extended Family Pulls Together to Transform a Late ’70s House Near Philadelphia
For a modern renovation in Pennsylvania, everyone involved—clients, architect, builder, neighbors, even the previous owners—is...
After a Fire, a Maryland Couple Turn to Charred Wood to Rebuild Their House
In a clearing in a Maryland forest, a sanctuary emerges from the chaos of a fire, supported by charred wood walls.
Each Generation Builds on the Last at This Rural Retreat in Western Pennsylvania
An architect adds a pair of rustic modern wings to her childhood home outside Pittsburgh, becoming the third generation to make...
Incoming IIDA Head Gabrielle Bullock Makes Diversity Priority One
The first order of business for the incoming president of the International Interior Design Association is tackling diversity.
Meet a Seasoned Blacksmith Who Reveals His Art's Painstaking Process
A blacksmith strikes a path that’s more modern than medieval.
How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem
Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.