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22 Ways to Pop Off With the Color Pink
22 Ways to Pop Off With the Color Pink
Throw your preconceived notions about this surprisingly versatile hue out the window.
- 3 months ago
Soon Headed to Auction, This Concrete Home in Sydney Is Brutally Handsome
To the highest bidder goes a severe concrete dwelling containing sleek wood finishes, steel-and-glass partitions, and brass details throughout.
Austin’s Community First! Village Unveils Affordable New Micro Homes
With a wood-clad interior and a butterfly roof, this compact home by Mckinney York Architects balances affordability, sustainability, and privacy.
A DIY Couple Build a Scandi-Inspired Guesthouse and Office for $275K
A DIY Couple Build a Scandi-Inspired Guesthouse and Office for $275K
Tarah and Drew MacAlmon dreamed big to create The Lofthouse, a collaborative workspace and Airbnb in their hometown of Black Forest, Colorado.
- 3 months ago
Snag This Freshened-Up Midcentury Time Capsule in Georgia for $435K
Built in 1957, the airy Eichler-esque home spans over 3,000 square feet and comes fully furnished with period-correct decor.
This Cozy Cabin Stands Above the Forest Floor on a Single Leg
Studio Puisto Architects craft a calming retreat for nature lovers in a secluded Finnish forest.
A Winding Boardwalk Grounds This Hovering Cabin Along the Edge of a Remote Pond
The northern Maine hideaway rests on piers above the forest floor and employs broad windows to frame the homeowner’s most prized views of the site.
L.A. Is Taking On Homelessness With a New, Brightly Colored Tiny Home Village
Comprised of 40 prefabs, shared outdoor spaces, and in-house social services, the newly open community is the first of its kind for the city.
From Rooftops to Backyards, Now Is the Best Time to Design Your Dream Outdoor Space
Wintertime may be keeping you indoors, but there’s plenty to do before all the best designers and contractors book up. Get started with these tips.
Before & After: An Architect Resuscitates Her Funky Beach Bungalow in Maine
Architect Jocelyn Dickson introduces a fluid layout and a soothing, natural palette to a formerly jumbled ’60s residence.
A Prefab Office Adds Rugged Good Looks to a Backyard in Madrid for $68K
A Prefab Office Adds Rugged Good Looks to a Backyard in Madrid for $68K
Architects Delavegacanolasso expand a client’s work-from-home office space by adding a Cor-Ten steel design to the backyard.
- 3 months ago
A Concrete-and-Glass Gem in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley Lists for $425K
Designed by Eugene Stoltzfus Architects, this contemporary home harvests sunlight for heating and electricity.
Avocado’s Green, Organic Bedding Collection Is the Stuff of Dreams
The company’s new line of sustainable bedding delivers premium quality and comfort at a friendly price.
These Are the Hottest Sales to Shop in February
The shortest month of the year is stacked with sublime savings on furniture, bedding, kitchen necessities, and more.
A Seattle Musician Improvises During the Pandemic by Building Out His Own Backyard Cottage
Starting with a design from prefab builder NODE, musician Michael Lerner relies on YouTube tutorials and perseverance to complete a DADU.
How the Caterpillar House Set the Stage for Zendaya’s Secret Movie Filmed Under Lockdown
Filmed in an award-winning home by Feldman Architecture, “Malcolm & Marie” flips the script on warm California modernism.
7 Groundbreaking Designs From Around the World That Can Help Us Build the Perfect City
Presented in “The Ideal City,” a new book by IKEA’s design lab, these ideas by leading architects give us the blueprint for better living.
A 1920s “Zigzag” House by Le Corbusier Seeks €472k in France’s Wine Country
The recently renovated residence is located in a modernist housing development in Pessac, a suburb of Bordeaux.
Bowlus’s New Off-Grid Travel Trailer Is a Throwback From the Future
The Terra Firma Limited Edition from luxury trailer maker Bowlus packs smart and off-grid tech into a classic chrome design.
An Artist’s Loft in Miami Displays an Eye-Popping Collection of Vintage Furniture
Artist Christopher Florentino’s Ghost Loft is a delightful mix of midcentury treasures, Pop art, and Japanese design.
A 1960s L.A. Home Designed by Protégés of Richard Neutra Asks $2.4M
Architects Bob Mack and Phil Ransom originally conceived the hillside home in Beverly Glen.
A 1984 Airstream Shines With a Steely-Blue Shell and a Cozy Farmhouse Interior
This souped-up getaway on wheels provides a young family with all the comforts of home.
A Tiny Cabin in France Makes 215 Square Feet Feel Nearly Boundless
With its emphasis on the outdoors, the petite shelter in Normandy offers room to roam.
A Gumby-Green Floor Adds Playful Pizzazz to This Rentable Studio in London
Located in the co-living project High Street House, the fully furnished, photogenic flat is now available to rent.
Airstream’s New Office Trailer Is Perfect for Working From the Open Road
The Flying Cloud 30FB Office was designed with productivity and connectivity in mind.
A Strategic Renovation Makes This ’90s Toronto Loft Ultra-Flexible
A thoughtful intervention by SOCA carves out an additional bedroom and bathroom while keeping the budget in check.
A Spacious, Light-Filled Abode Hits the Market at $2.2M in Latvia
Set amongst a mature pine forest, the modern home offers over 13,000 square feet of interior space, and includes a large, glass-enclosed indoor pool.
A Mediterranean Mansion With Views of the Aegean Sea Lists for $3.9M in Greece
Perched on the island of Patmos, the modern abode features ornate stone walls and a rooftop pool.
An Airy Apartment in a Converted Historic Gem Seeks $1.5M in Newport, Rhode Island
Oversized windows frame picturesque city and water views, while soaring ceilings enhance the sense of space in this new two-bedroom home.
Live Large in This Sprawling Hillside Estate in California, Listed for $12.7M
The 12,745-square-foot residence caters to large-scale entertaining, featuring an open floor plan and spacious living areas that connect to the outdoors.