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A Streamlined Boathouse Perches Above the Water in the San Juan Islands
A Streamlined Boathouse Perches Above the Water in the San Juan Islands
Sitting lightly above the eelgrass, the tiny dwelling serves as a port of entry for a family getaway on the Salish Sea.
Snag This Polished Desert Hideaway Near Joshua Tree for $649K
A creative pair turn a rundown midcentury cabin in Landers, California, into a clean-lined one bedroom with neutral tones and expansive views.
Shinola and Crate & Barrel Want You to Have a Casually Elegant Summer
Shinola and Crate & Barrel Want You to Have a Casually Elegant Summer
The Detroit-based lifestyle brand drops a colorful collection of outdoor essentials, including pillows, plates, and a stellar lantern.
Before & After: A Couple Give a Treasured Family Home a Fresh Start—Furniture and All
In São Paulo, architect Alexandre Skaff restores fixtures and furniture while updating a midcentury apartment that once belonged to his husband’s grandmother.
These Portable, Modern Fire Pits Are This Summer’s Hottest Accessory
The Nomad propane fire pits from Tohst Modern Living are a straight-up bright idea.
After a 15-Year Renovation, an Architect Couple List Their Brooklyn Townhouse
On the market for $3.75 million, the unique family residence features multiple levels connected by suspended stairs and bridges.
This Revamped Seattle Midcentury Is a “Riff on the Original Melody”
Cast Architecture tunes up a 1955 home’s finishes and flow while allowing its classic details to sing.
A Fragrance Guru’s Guide to Creating a Home That Looks, Feels, and Smells Good
P.F. Candle Co. co-owner Kristen Pumphrey shares the staples that brighten up her home, from piñon incense to disco balls.
How Much of a Home Is ‘Harry’s House’?
Harry Styles enthralled design obsessives with the rollout of his third solo album—but the record is more about introspection than interiors.
A 1759 Schoolhouse Turned Industrial-Style Home Asks $450K in Connecticut
A 1759 Schoolhouse Turned Industrial-Style Home Asks $450K in Connecticut
The 18th-century property features thoughtfully updated interiors transformed by the current owners, a furniture maker couple.
Lawson-Fenning’s Earthy New Collection Creates an Everyday Escape at Home
An expression of their enduring love affair with California, Lawson-Fenning unveils an exclusive collection for CB2 celebrating organic forms and honest craftsmanship.
A Renovated Midcentury With a Serene Backyard Seeks $4.9M in Santa Barbara, CA
Sliding glass doors connect the bright interior to a landscaped outdoor area with a built-in barbecue and firepit situated on a 1.9-acre lot.
You Can Try Small-Space Living on for Size at This Tiny Home Village in Florida
A couple’s decision to build a DIY house leads to 12 rentable cabins.
A Santa Barbara Compound With Sweeping Panoramas Asks $19M
Every corner has a view including the infinity pool, two-bedroom guesthouse, and cabana.
Take a Much-Needed Summer Vacation…From Vacuuming
Summer living is all about long, leisurely days—and Roborock’s cleverly designed robotic vacuum cleaners will give you more time for the things that really matter.
What It’s Really Like to Live in a 3D-Printed Home
The technology has been touted as a solution to the housing crisis—but how practical are 3D-printed homes for everyday living?
A Renovated Houseboat Named Barge Maria Seeks a New Owner for £850K in London
Preserved hardwood floors, porthole windows, and vaulted ceilings with skylights span the 1929 Dutch vessel turned floating home.
22 Outdoor Dining Chairs That’ll Level Up Your Patio
Savor the sunny weather with these stylish seats.
A Retired Couple’s Hillside Home Is an Ode to Laid-Back Coastal Living
On Australia’s Coal Coast, Bokey Grant Architects creates a crisp, white dwelling that emphasizes ocean views and indoor/outdoor flow.
Get French Design Faster With Ligne Roset’s Quick Ship Outdoor Collection
The quickest way to enjoy summer is with in-stock furniture.
One of Only Three Frank Lloyd Wright Homes in Virginia Is on the Market for $2.9M
Completed in 1960—less than a year after the legendary architect’s death—the Cooke House also marks one of his last works.
Before & After: A Rural Home on the California Coast Exudes Simplicity in Materials and Mindset
A new addition makes it possible for kids to have their own space, while still being close to their parents.
Eames Obsessives Have a New Mecca to Explore
With Ray and Charles’ granddaughter at the helm, a new nonprofit organization aims to inspire today’s creative thinkers with a never-before-seen design archive.
The Cult of Pharmaceutical Decor
From quaalude candy canisters to string lights made of empty pill bottles, what's behind the trend of furnishings that glamorize prescription drugs?
For £1.65M, This English Home With an Attached Greenhouse and Walled Garden Could Be Yours
The seven-bedroom residence features a double-height conservatory, skylight-lined hallways, and multiple green roof terraces.
A Geometric, Glass-Lined Home by a Local Architect Lists for $1.5M in Northern Michigan
Concrete, wood, and corrugated steel clad the Roger Hummel–designed residence with full-height windows that overlook the expansive woodland lot.
A Prefab Tiny House Springs Up on a Fairytale Site in the Bavarian Alps
Designed by Manta North, the 516-square-foot residence is situated on an organic farm near the intersection of Germany, Switzerland, and Austria.
How to Create an Eco-Friendly Household, According to Coyuchi’s Design Director
Whitney Thornburg shares a few of her favorite products—from well-loved kitchen towels to stylish reusable containers.
An Earthshipesque Home by a Frank Lloyd Wright Protégé Hits the Market for the First Time
Listed for $5.9 million, the sprawling Arizona residence by Taliesin architect John Rattenbury features an organic form that echoes the shapes and colors of the desert.