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10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
Follow us step-by-step to 10 astounding modern staircases.
By Kate Reggev - 10 days ago
Bringing It All Back Home
Bringing It All Back Home
Relying on local materials, local craftsmen, and the land her family has farmed for over two centuries, a New Yorker rediscovers her Midwestern roots.
A Respectfully Renovated Horace Gifford Beach House on Fire Island Asks $1.8M
A Respectfully Renovated Horace Gifford Beach House on Fire Island Asks $1.8M
Architect Horace Gifford (1932-1992) is regarded as a pioneer in modern beach architecture, having designed 70 homes across Fire Island from the 1960s until the 1980s.
Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room
Sunny Renovation of an Eichler Great Room
Two tech professionals living in an early 1970s Eichler home in Silicon Valley desired a more open space for their young kids to play.
Modern Kitchen Upgrade Ideas From a Danish Design Firm That's Challenging the Kitchen Market
Modern Kitchen Upgrade Ideas From a Danish Design Firm That's Challenging the Kitchen Market
Kitchen remodels can be intimidating, partly because of the myriad of choices and decisions that must be made for both aesthetic and practical reasons—not to mention possible...
Londoners Can Live in This Scandinavian-Inspired, Converted Barge For $424K
Londoners Can Live in This Scandinavian-Inspired, Converted Barge For $424K
In the Poplar Dock Marina of London sits a 1924 barge that has been transformed into Beecliffe, a contemporary floating home with simple, sophisticated interiors.
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
8 Inspirational Island Prefabs
The idea of island living is as aspirational as it gets.
Casa Perfect Debuts Reinaldo Sanguino’s Vibrant Ceramics Inspired by ’90s Graffiti Culture
Casa Perfect Debuts Reinaldo Sanguino’s Vibrant Ceramics Inspired by ’90s Graffiti Culture
Throughout his 20-year career, Venezuelan-born artist Reinaldo Sanguino has been influenced by material culture, early-1990s street art, and the energy of New York City.
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature Drove the Design of This Sculptural, Cor-Ten Steel House in Northern California
Nature informs every aspect of a Northern California residence.
Take an Eco-Escape to a Spherical Forest Villa in an Eroded Volcanic Cone in Rwanda
Take an Eco-Escape to a Spherical Forest Villa in an Eroded Volcanic Cone in Rwanda
With interiors and an architectural style that's deeply rooted in indigenous design traditions, the recently opened Bisate Lodge pays tribute to Rwandan culture while honoring its...
Top 4 Homes of the Week That Celebrate Earth Tones
Top 4 Homes of the Week That Celebrate Earth Tones
Black, white, gray, and beige. This simple yet powerful combination of colors is guaranteed to give your home a warm, inviting look.
Spotlight on the Midcentury Design Duo Who Invented the Term Indoor/Outdoor Living
Spotlight on the Midcentury Design Duo Who Invented the Term Indoor/Outdoor Living
Midcentury design duo Hendrik Van Keppel and Taylor Green set an enduring standard for modern outdoor furniture.
At Utopie Plastic, Futuristic Plastic Homes Make an Appearance at a 19th-Century Metal Factory
At Utopie Plastic, Futuristic Plastic Homes Make an Appearance at a 19th-Century Metal Factory
Somewhere in-between the mid-19th century, the 1960s, and the future, lies Utopie Plastic, or Plastic Utopia: an outdoor art exhibit at a new exhibition space in Marseille that's...
Lena Headey’s Off-Camera Castle
Lena Headey’s Off-Camera Castle
With a homespun renovation, this Game of Thrones actress finally finds her keep.
Hit the Road With This Shou-Sugi-Ban Trailer Asking Just Under $50K
Hit the Road With This Shou-Sugi-Ban Trailer Asking Just Under $50K
ESCAPE One is a road-ready tiny home with 276 square feet of adaptable space.
A Minimalist Mexican Retreat Uses an Array of Strategies to Beat the Heat
A Minimalist Mexican Retreat Uses an Array of Strategies to Beat the Heat
Comprised of four modules arranged around a central courtyard, this home is a fresh take on the casa de fin de semana.
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
5 Architectural Tricks and Devices to Bring Natural Light Into Your Home
It’s a common desire to have as much natural light in your home as possible—but it’s not always that easy to achieve.
Wrapped in Galvanized Steel, ‘Cube House’ in Vancouver Asks $12.8M
Wrapped in Galvanized Steel, ‘Cube House’ in Vancouver Asks $12.8M
The 3,709-square-foot residence features a glass-encased main floor and a well-appointed rooftop deck for outdoor entertaining.
Revamping the San Francisco Vernacular, Modern Design and Technology Serves A Busy Family
Revamping the San Francisco Vernacular, Modern Design and Technology Serves A Busy Family
Designpad Architecture renovates a Noe Valley residence for a growing family to help them feel more connected to each other and safer at home (and while away).