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A New Kit Home Made From Hemp Blocks Starts at $27K
A New Kit Home Made From Hemp Blocks Starts at $27K
Coexist Build launches a DIY tiny home that’s designed to be built in just a week.
- 26 minutes ago
A Thoughtfully Renovated 1920s Home Seeks $1.5M in Los Angeles
Perched on a lush lot that spans nearly half an acre, the four-bedroom residence features multiple outdoor living spaces and a bonus turnkey unit.
Throwback to Analog With These 14 Charming Wall Clocks
If you’re trying to log less screen time, picking up an analog clock is a great first step.
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams  Launches Its First Outdoor Collection
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams Launches Its First Outdoor Collection
The eco-conscious home furnishings brand brings its signature comfort to the outdoors.
- a day ago
Plywood Partitions Divvy Up Space in a Free-Flowing London Townhouse
Nimtim Architects reimagines a ’70s residence for a growing family, creating simple, flexible rooms that connect with the garden.
These Winning Low-Rise Designs Are a Blueprint for Better Housing—and Better Living—in Los Angeles
The City of Los Angeles has announced the winners of its latest design contest, which crowdsourced innovative housing solutions that are sustainable, affordable, and equitable.
Airstream’s Atlas Touring Coach Is an Ideal “Home on Wheels” for Summer Road Trips
The most recent collaboration between Airstream and Mercedes-Benz is a high-minded sprinter van with thoughtful and flexible features.
Scoop Up This Compact, Sun-Kissed Flat in London for £315K
Sculptor Neil Marlow revived the historic one-bedroom apartment as a charming live/work space.
The 7 Hardest-Working Air Purifiers for Homes With Pets
We all love our furry friends, but everyone could do without the dander.
A Richard Neutra–Designed Gem Surfaces in Los Angeles for $4.3M
Built in 1942 and recently reimagined, the Branch House opens wide to a dreamy, resort-style backyard.
25 Surf-Inspired Getaways That Encourage Laid-Back Living
25 Surf-Inspired Getaways That Encourage Laid-Back Living
From revamped surf shacks to contemporary coastal cabins, these sunny retreats offer easy beach access and incredible ocean views.
- 4 days ago
Vipp Owner Jette Egelund’s Moody Loft in Copenhagen Crowns a Former Pencil Factory
A stone’s throw away from the company headquarters, the recently renovated home climbs to a sprawling rooftop garden.
A DIY Couple Turn a Rundown East Hampton Cottage Into a Bright, Beachy Retreat
Once a dilapidated 1950s dwelling, the newly renovated cabin features airy interiors, a new deck, and breezy, laid-back vibes.
Floyd’s First Foray Into Outdoor Furniture Is a Ray of Summer Sunshine
The Detroit-based brand extends its collection outside with fresh hues and curvaceous forms.
How the Ancient Concept of “Shakkei” Can Enhance the Beauty of Your Home
The traditional East Asian design principle involves incorporating elements of a distant landscape, or “borrowed scenery,” into a garden setting.
Before & After: A Storybook Cottage in L.A. Hits a Much-Needed Growth Spurt
Nwankpa Design opens up a small, segmented residence for a family of four that had lived there for over a decade.
In Salt Lake City, a Sun-Drenched Loft in an Old Chocolate Factory Asks $1.55M
With 15-foot ceilings and a glass-walled bedroom, this updated apartment delivers light, airy spaces.
A Verdant Forest Home Taps Into the Cultural Roots of Malinalco, Mexico
Ceballos X Architects designs a nature-infused dwelling that pays tribute to the history of its locale.
A Meticulously Restored Midcentury Hits the Market in Northern California
In Marin County, just north of San Francisco, the Woerner House is a dynamic theater of light and views.
These Eclectic Pods Nestled in a Chinese Pine Forest Imitate Their Natural Surroundings
Designed by ZJJZ Atelier, the shingle-clad pods—known as The Seeds—provide an off-grid retreat in a lush area in Jiangxi, China.
Slow Down Time at This Dreamy New Eco Hotel in Oaxaca, Mexico
Set on the shores of Puerto Escondido, Casona Sforza is a restorative escape inspired by ancient traditions.
An Architect’s Weekend Home Along the French Riviera Borrows Stones From Ancient Ruins
Inside an old restaurant erected using pieces of the Trophy of Augustus, architect Jeremy Biermann layers in more locally sourced materials to create a family retreat.
Ask an Expert: Why Remodel When You Can Build New?
Acclaimed architect Jared Levy shares his expertise with prefab design and dives into how his team at Connect Homes is streamlining the entire build process.
Jungalow Founder Justina Blakeney’s Ode to the Outdoor Shower
A Los Angeles designer known for her interiors overflowing with flora celebrates bathing en plein air.
The Best Outdoor Accessories for Every Kind of Summer Shindig
From backyard campouts to intimate weddings, here’s everything you need to host the perfect warm-weather event.
John Legend and Chrissy Teigen Are Selling Their Beverly Hills Estate for $18M
After purchasing the lavish property from Rihanna in 2016, the famous couple are seeking a new buyer for their 8,520-square-foot mansion in Los Angeles.
A Family of Five Adds a Whimsical Tree House to Their Slice of Paradise in Northern California
A rope bridge slung across a ravine leads to an imaginative retreat by San Francisco–based artist and designer Jay Nelson.
Rental Revamp: A Brooklyn Designer Proves That 88 Square Feet Don’t Have to Feel Small
Joshua Skirtich’s pegboard wall and pulley-system closet serve as clutter control in his Bushwick live/work space.
An Architect’s Weekend Home Balances on a Rocky Slope in the Stockholm Archipelago
Rickard Rotstein brings a lifetime of experience to the design of his own Swedish summerhouse.
Plant Stylist Hilton Carter’s Serendipitous Flea Market Find
For the designer, the wooden tiger head–turned–plant holder signifies life’s fateful coincidences.