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A Designer Transforms a Crumbling Brooklyn Brownstone Into a Live/Work Haven for $950K
A Designer Transforms a Crumbling Brooklyn Brownstone Into a Live/Work Haven for $950K
Uli Wagner upgrades a historic brownstone in Fort Greene while preserving its original beauty and character.
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An Acclaimed Architect’s Former Home—in All Its 1980s Splendor—Seeks $1.9M Near L.A.
Built into a steep and forested hillside, the striking residence designed by Harold J. Bissner Jr. features dramatic cathedral ceilings and a Japanese-inspired penthouse sunroom.
Before & After: An Architect Peps Up Her Midcentury Chalet in the Catskills
Azin Valy of I-Beam Design turns a 1965 fixer-upper in White Lake, New York, into a rural retreat for her and her husband.
Harry Gesner’s Ravenseye House Swoops Onto the Market in Malibu for $9.5M
Harry Gesner’s Ravenseye House Swoops Onto the Market in Malibu for $9.5M
The futuristic pad was designed by the larger-than-life architect in 1997, and it even comes with a vintage Airstream trailer.
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An Off-Grid “Quarantine Cabin” Near Barcelona Harvests Sunlight and Rainwater
Designed and built by a group of students in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Voxel allows its residents to operate self-sufficiently for 14 days.
A Designer Couple’s Los Angeles Residence Sports a Steel Screen for Climbing Vines
Navigating a tricky corner lot, the founders of OPEN For Humans create a live/work sanctuary that privileges outdoor spaces.
These New Prefabs Celebrate the Art of Simple Living
SET Ideas unveils an elevated collection of sleek and versatile prefabs characterized by floor-to-ceiling windows and wood interiors.
This ’60s Microcar by Ferrari Is Tough, Cute, and Classic—and It’s Headed to Auction
The very rare sunshine-yellow Ferves Ranger, a 1960s design by Carlo Ferrari, will be up for grabs in May.
Friends and Family Band Together to Build a 194-Square-Foot Cabin in Austria
Anna and Jakob Busch enlist the help of loved ones to construct a spruce-wrapped tiny home for $35,000.
A Midcentury Home Receives a Subtle Update in a Historic Community Near Seattle
Robert Hutchison Architecture transforms a 1950s dwelling into a functional family home that respects the Pacific Northwest landscape.
A Candy Pink Pied-à-Terre in London Is Sumptuously Reimagined
A Candy Pink Pied-à-Terre in London Is Sumptuously Reimagined
TR Studio brings natural light, swanky details, and playful colors into a three-story mews house in Chelsea.
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Tom Cruise Lists His Grand Colorado Retreat for $39.5M
The custom-built residence in Telluride sits on 320 acres and presents panoramic views of the Rocky Mountains.
Where to Buy the Most Earth-Friendly Bedding On the Planet
You can rest easy knowing these sheets, duvet covers, and pillowcases are crafted with Mother Earth in mind.
Dwell On This: How to Actually Organize Your Closet
Let’s just say, there’s room for improvement.
A Rammed-Earth Dwelling in New Mexico Welcomes Spectacular Sunsets
A striking compound in the 9,500-acre Galisteo Basin Preserve acts as a refuge for a retiree with her family and friends. It even has a stable for her treasured horses, too.
An Award-Winning Home in the Hollywood Hills Is Up for Grabs at $4.2M
Deronda Residence, designed by local firm Space International, earned the Los Angeles Architectural Award in 2012 for its “gentle...
Before & After: An Abandoned Austin Bungalow Springs Back to Life With Five Lush Yards
Miró Rivera Architects celebrates the century-old home’s history while introducing a breezy addition with charismatic courtyards.
A Canadian Couple’s Luminous Home Draws From Midcentury Tradition
Influenced by the Case Study Houses and Frank Lloyd Wright, Chevalier Morales weaves a riverside dwelling into its bucolic setting.
A Remarkable Seaside Cabin in Connecticut Hits the Market for the First Time
Appearing like a prism at water’s edge, the secluded retreat was designed and built by architect Vincent C. Amore in 1971 to serve as his own space of inspiration.
You Can Sleep Under the Stars at These Glass-and-Steel Cabins in Latvia
The Ziedlejas Wellness Resort offers an unforgettable glamping experience—and the ultimate introduction to Latvia’s sauna culture.
A Posh Tudor-Style Home in L.A. Seeks $7M
Built in 1925, the updated residence and guesthouse in Hancock Park mix modern pizzazz with historic charm.
West Elm Just Launched More Than 200 New Pieces of Kids’ Furniture
Decorate for your babies, children, or teens with a range of stylish new products by the beloved home furnishings brand.
A Houston Doctor’s Health-Focused Home Banishes Toxins and Braces for Storms
Interior designer Laura Britt and architect Stephen Andrews took notes from WELL Building Standards—and their physician client—to craft a nurturing family residence that also...
Budget Breakdown: An Interior Designer Livens Up Her Dated Kitchen for $57K
Leonora Mahle gives her midcentury kitchen a fresh new look with a pool-inspired color palette.
A Light-Filled Contemporary Home Lists for $5.8M in Palo Alto
One of 16 homes in the newly built Orchard Park development, the three-level home offers nearly 5,000 square feet of interior space.
A Sprawling Designer Villa Hits the Market at $20M in Dubai
The Antonio Citterio–designed estate caters to large-scale entertaining, offering over 17,000 square feet of luxurious indoor-outdoor space.
A Modern Home in Queensland Promoting Indoor-Outdoor Living Seeks $1.8M
On a tropical lot in Port Douglas, the meandering three-bedroom features 9-foot-tall ceilings and a 22-foot-long pool.
A Penthouse Loft With a Rooftop Jacuzzi Lists for $5.6M in London
Designed by Morpheus London, the four-bedroom home sits perched above the St. Katherine Dock marina, offering sweeping waterfront views.
A Posh, Glass and Marble Penthouse Lists for $2.4M in Lexington, KY
Designed for entertaining, the chic one-bedroom sports a snazzy monochromatic palette, complete with modern amenities and skyline views.
A Polished, Midcentury-Inspired Abode Asks $7M in Tampa, FL
Blending glass, wood, and stone, the waterfront home weaves intricate detail in nearly room.