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A Bay Area Renovation Carves Away Space to Reveal a Luminous Family Home
A Bay Area Renovation Carves Away Space to Reveal a Luminous Family Home
In Atherton, California, the aptly named Void House carefully subtracts space—and reduces the existing footprint—in this unconventional transformation.
A Restored 18th-Century Georgian Home on England’s Southeast Coast Asks £1.3M
Thanks to a thoughtful update by the current owner, artist Lucy Lyons, the revived interiors feature a vibrant color palette inspired by the property’s original era.
The Rooms in This Tiny Apartment Change Size at the Push of a Button
Enorme Studio’s high-tech Beyome system aims to make compact homes live larger than their square footage.
This Tiny Taipei Apartment Feels Like It’s Floating in the Clouds
This Tiny Taipei Apartment Feels Like It’s Floating in the Clouds
2Books Design turns a dark two-level residence into an airy home and workspace for a couple and their two cats.
Would-Be Congressman Greg Casar Is Worried About Where He’s Going to Live, Too
The former Austin City Council Member is running in Texas's District 35, and ready to bring the affordability debate to the Capitol.
A Standout Home by Frank Lloyd Wright’s Grandson Lists for $2.9M in La Crescenta, CA
Curvilinear concrete walls, slanted skylights, and a two-story oval fireplace are just some of the highlights.
This Bay Area Company Is Offering Svelte Backyard Prefabs That Start at $139K
Spacial Homes creates customizable ADUs for homeowners to install in their empty yards as rentals or guesthouses.
A Massive Converted 1950s Houseboat Is Looking for a New Owner in London
On the market for £1,800,000, the floating residence offers six bedrooms, two kitchens, and a substantial upper deck with a retractable roof.
10 Inspiring Landscaping and Outdoor Design Trends for 2022
Looking for creative inspiration for your outdoor space? These are the hottest trends for 2022 according to the experts at Techo-Bloc, a leading manufacturer for landscaping...
Before & After: Fresh Finishes Bring a Bay Area Eichler Into the Future
Gast Architects revamps a classic California home that hadn’t been updated since it was originally built in 1956.
In ‘The Queen of Versailles Reigns Again,’ an Unfinished Mega-Mansion Is Not a Home
In ‘The Queen of Versailles Reigns Again,’ an Unfinished Mega-Mansion Is Not a Home
The follow-up to a deft documentary that made a couple building the largest single-family home in America seem human—even relatable—is all bad taste.
An Architect Couple’s “Experimental House” in the Hollywood Hills Hits the Market for the First Time
Designed by Sarah Graham and Marc Angélil of AGPS Architecture, the award-winning residence (now under contract for $2,295,000) utilizes a striking mix of steel, glass, and...
Storage Solutions and Sumptuous Materials Combine in This Beautifully Renovated East London Home
Studio Hagen Hall added a rooftop suite and finished each level with a blend of timber, clay, concrete, and green quartzite.
A 62-Acre Ranch With a Quonset-Style Main House Asks $3.9M in Texas
In addition to the 5,200-square-foot residence that opens to a wraparound pool, the sprawling property comes with a three-bedroom guesthouse and a massive barn.
Living Vehicle’s New Creative Studio Is Designed for Off-Grid Remote Work
The luxury travel trailer company’s latest offering is a mobile office that pairs state-of-the-art Apple technology with ergonomic spatial design.
A Creative Couple’s Lovingly Revamped Seattle Condo Lists for $420K
As architect Hank Butitta and artist Nell Nordlie say goodbye to their 512-square-foot home, they hope its next owner will cherish its many charms.
A Kansas Midcentury Designed by A. Quincy Jones and Frederick Emmons Lists for $995K
Constructed by local builder Don Drummond in 1958, the post-and-beam residence maintains many original details, including its quintessential Castilian floor plan.
A Design Lover’s Guide to Asheville, North Carolina
Experts in the local design scene reveal the quirky Appalachian city’s most inspiring stops.
A Home Improvement Expert Creates a Rustic Four-Season Home in the Catskills
Designer and developer Anthony Carrino transformed a 1960s stone farmhouse in upstate New York into idyllic indoor/outdoor living.
A Family of Four Joins Hands to Build Two Tiny Homes in Washington
Upon relocating to the Methow Valley, a family finds their compact cabin to be a little too cozy—so they roll up their sleeves and break ground.
This Meticulously Restored Eichler in the Bay Area Could Be Yours for $1.25M
Designed by architect Claude Oakland in 1963, the model home in Concord, California, features a classic pitched roof and a central atrium with a skylight.
This Prefab Company in Australia Wants to Be the Tesla of Home Building
Dimensions X is laying plans to deliver buyers planet-friendly prefabs that begin with a seamless online shopping experience.
A Reimagined English Tudor With Moody Marble Finishes Seeks $4.6M in L.A.
Recently updated by designer Jordan Bakva, the 1930s Los Feliz home features arched openings, antique fixtures, and hand-painted limewash walls.
A Sublime Renovation Fills a London Terrace House With Sunlight and Garden Views
Through clever design and attention to detail, architects Joe Magri and Alice Williams create a home that’s free of clutter, yet full of character and warmth.
Before & After: A Once-Dingy Colonial Style Is Now One Family’s Bright, Bold Forever Home
Taryn Mickus had a vision to transform a 1910 home in her neighborhood with new finishes, custom touches, and an open plan, and her husband, architect Ben Mickus, executed.
The Ever-Romantic, Candlelight-Inspired Wick Lamp Now Comes in Black and White
Graypants' portable lamp easily transitions from a fanciful soirée to an outdoor adventure.
A ’70s North Carolina Home With Towering Windows Lists for the First Time in a Half Century
On the market for $1,650,000, the wood-and-glass house by Sumner Winn shows off some of the regionally revered architect’s signature moves.
Sunny Tile Shines in a 100-Year-Old Spanish Apartment With a Secret Patio
The renovation of a century-old home in Valencia put DG Estudio to the test—and the firm passed with flying colors.
A Designer Peels Back Layers of Linoleum and Shag Carpet to Rescue a ’60s A-Frame
Holly Snow Hollenbeck’s Donner Lake cabin makes the grade with swervy furniture, clever built-ins, and terrazzo galore.