Julia is a Chicago-based writer and photographer: art, architecture, design, and details.

Future Green Studio: Reshaping New York City's Green Landscape
Based in Brooklyn, Future Green Studios is cultivating gorgeous and sustainable landscapes throughout NYC, one underutilized...
A Careful Renovation Brings New Life to a Family’s Heritage Home on the Spanish Coast
Thanks to a careful renovation that included a handful of preservation challenges, a family's Spanish beach house is given new...
An Unused Garage Is Transformed Into a Light-Filled Backyard Studio
An inspiring renovation gives new life to a San Francisco family's old, unused garage.
11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home
If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.
10 Modernist Beach Home Rentals to Escape to This Summer
Modernist beach homes offer more than just close proximity to the ocean—their clean, bold designs and abundance of natural light...
Q&A With Master Architect and Designer Piero Lissoni
Milan-based architect and designer Piero Lissoni is a modern design visionary with a vast portfolio that spans to everything from...