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This Norwegian Wood–Wrapped Tiny Home Was Built for Freedom
This Norwegian Wood–Wrapped Tiny Home Was Built for Freedom
Norske Mikrohus’s latest design is clad in sustainable spruce—and it will take you anywhere you want to go.
The Frank Lloyd Wright Road Trip That Midcentury-Modern Lovers Need to Take
The official Frank Lloyd Wright Trail guides travelers to nine of the renowned architect’s most significant buildings in his home state of Wisconsin.
A City Dwelling in Spain Puts a Premium on Outdoor Space
On a corner lot in Valencia, Piano Piano Studio combines cozy courtyards with double-height interiors to create an airy, light-filled home.
A Sprawling, Custom-Built Home Lists for $6M in Park City, UT
A Sprawling, Custom-Built Home Lists for $6M in Park City, UT
Measuring over 8,000 square feet, the newly finished dwelling comes with six bedrooms, spa-like baths, and sweeping views of the surrounding mountains.
Asking $6.8M, This Sleek Seattle Abode Frames Riveting City Views
Perched on the south slope of Queen Anne, the modern home also comes with a gated urban garden.
A Waterfront Craftsman-Style Abodes in the Bay Area Asks $5.3M
Set just steps from the Larkspur Marina, the classic four-bedroom also boasts a perfectly framed view of Mt. Tamalpais.
A Sun-Kissed Contemporary Hits the Market in Otago, New Zealand
Built in 2020, the modern home spans across nearly 5,000 square feet, framing picturesque views of the surrounding landscape.
A Sleek Penthouse Overlooking Miami Hits the Market at $5.2M
In addition to spacious, free-flowing living spaces, the dwelling features a sprawling 2,500-square-foot terrace—the largest in the building.
A Sprawling Waterfront Villa in Curacao Seeks a Buyer for $3.4M
Sited in the quaint corner of Pietermaai, the modern dwelling maximizes indoor/outdoor living.
An Electric Blue Addition Punches Up a 1930s Bungalow in L.A.
Productora and Part Office revitalize an Elysian Heights home with bright metal siding and a sawtooth roof.
An Artist Lists Her One-of-a-Kind Dome Home in Maine for $690K
An Artist Lists Her One-of-a-Kind Dome Home in Maine for $690K
Tucked in the woods of Kennebunkport, the solar-powered residence has a rustic, handcrafted feel.
An Architect’s Gable-Roofed House Near Munich Fits Five Levels Inside
In his own family residence, architect Kai Binnewies carves out a multilevel interior to put a modern twist on tradition.
The Ultimate Guide to Frank Lloyd Wright
From the legendary architect’s most iconic projects to homes that you can actually rent, we’ve compiled our Frank Lloyd Wright stories into a single archive so that they’re all...
15 Black Cabins That Make the Case for Dark Exteriors
These cozy cabins feature muted black exteriors that complement their natural settings.
A Sumptuous Home in a Converted Neoclassical Church Lists for Just Under $6M in San Francisco
One of four units in The Light House across from Dolores Park, the residence boasts 30-foot ceilings.
An Undulating Roof Flows Across the Barn-Like Modules of a Striking Long Island Home
A triangular courtyard nestles at the center of Six Square House by Young Projects, which features a dynamic, swooping roofline.
Brizo’s New Collection Is a Stylish Nod to Frank Lloyd Wright
The American architect’s love of elemental design drawn from nature was the starting point for Brizo’s latest bath collection.
A 1960s Gem With Original Details Graces the L.A. Market at $1.35M
Designed by acclaimed architect Doug Rucker, the post-and-beam dwelling was the pilot house for the Roy Rogers Estates enclave in Los Angeles.
A Bangkok Home’s Soaring Interiors Are Set Off by a Series of Atriums
The family residence by Thai firm Looklen Architects features four different courtyards with trees that stretch beyond its double-height interiors.
East Fork’s Newest Glaze Should Be Your First Fall Purchase
For the first time since 2017, the earthy Harvest Moon hue is back—just in time for autumnal table settings.
An Optometrist’s Midcentury Ranch House in Montreal Gets a Clear-Sighted Renovation
A client with an eye for clean design brings on la Shed Architecture for a razor-sharp revival of his ’50s residence.
A Rusted-Out Refrigerator Trailer Gets a Gleaming Overhaul as a Short-Term Rental
Dubbed Good Spot, the sleek, upcycled trailer is the first of four units being transformed by Polish firm Znamy sie as part of a new mobile hotel chain.
15 Magnificent Picture Windows That Frame Enviable Views
These window setups create a stronger connection between the surrounding landscapes and the homes.
A Family’s Queenslander Cottage Is Cracked Open With an Airy, Shed-Like Addition
The extension by design firm zuzana&nicholas features a lofted interior and massive sliders, creating a space that flows into the surrounding gardens.
A Furnished Artist’s Compound in the Woods of Vermont Lists for $1.2M
In addition to the renovated main house, the idyllic retreat near Stowe includes a ceramics studio, a writer’s cabin, and thriving gardens.
Before & After: A Design Duo Give Themselves Free Rein to Experiment With Their Portland Bungalow
Lara White and Jason Stamp of Workaday Design infuse their 1922 house with plenty of personality.
This Inviting Prefab Home in Martha’s Vineyard Takes Cues From Nature
Faced with the challenges of building on an island, a New York–based family embraces the benefits of prefab design with a custom Axiom timber home.
5 Reasons Why American Modernist Paul McCobb’s Designs Are Relevant Once Again
Simple and lithe in spirit, the midcentury legend’s most popular designs are back—and they pack the same revelatory punch today.
How to Get the Perfect Morning Brew, According to a Coffee Expert
Debbie Wei Mullin, the founder of Copper Cow Coffee, reveals the essential tools she uses to get a flawless pour.
A Family of Four Lives Large in a Renovated Skoolie Named The Butter Bus
Lauren and Van Jones turn a school bus into a vibrant and practical home on wheels for their family in Birmingham, Alabama.