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We Asked 25 American Makers About the State of Manufacturing (Plus Their Top Designs)
We Asked 25 American Makers About the State of Manufacturing (Plus Their Top Designs)
Domestic design is an important marker of culture. But it’s not easy to make beautiful things that last and are produced in America.
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This American Life’s Ira Glass Lists His Light-Filled Chelsea Apartment For $1.75M
This American Life’s Ira Glass Lists His Light-Filled Chelsea Apartment For $1.75M
The popular radio show host and producer is parting with this loft-like, one-bedroom unit in Manhattan.
An Incredible Cedar-Clad House Captures Views of the Sea and Forest
An Incredible Cedar-Clad House Captures Views of the Sea and Forest
Sited on a sloping plot in Suffolk County, New York, this cantilevered house takes full advantage of its forest-meets-sea locale.
How Tiny and Prefab Homes Can Help People Recover After Natural Disasters
How Tiny and Prefab Homes Can Help People Recover After Natural Disasters
Now that we're seeing how natural disasters are becoming more and more common—from forest fires to floods and hurricanes—we’ve started to wonder, how can prefab and tiny homes...
Tour a Newly Renovated Hotel Inspired by Hong Kong's Maritime History
Tour a Newly Renovated Hotel Inspired by Hong Kong's Maritime History
After a year-long renovation, The Fleming Hotel in Hong Kong just reopened with a new sophisticated look that pays homage to the iconic Star Ferry.
A 1974 Kit House Is Gutted in a Frenzy, Then Fine-Tuned For Close to a Decade
A 1974 Kit House Is Gutted in a Frenzy, Then Fine-Tuned For Close to a Decade
A couple rehab and refine a drab suburban home outside of New York City.
8 Japanese-Inspired Spaces We Love
8 Japanese-Inspired Spaces We Love
The small archipelago in the Pacific Ocean has had a big influence on architects and designers across the globe, from São Paulo to the Czech Republic.
6 Essential Tips For Selecting the Perfect Dining Room Lighting
6 Essential Tips For Selecting the Perfect Dining Room Lighting
Adding a light fixture (or two) to your dining room is like putting the icing on a cake: it’s that final, special touch that can imbue style, atmosphere, and just the right amount...
Tour a New Residential High-Rise That's Uniquely "Chicago"
Tour a New Residential High-Rise That's Uniquely "Chicago"
Landmark West Loop is a love letter to Chicago's West Loop neighborhood.
Besides Being Works of Art, These Custom Metal Shutters Master the Texas Heat
Besides Being Works of Art, These Custom Metal Shutters Master the Texas Heat
A motif of perforated metal is carried throughout an Austin home, lessening the harsh effects of the sun.
Discover 8 of the Best Mediterranean Homes
Discover 8 of the Best Mediterranean Homes
Countries in the Mediterranean enjoy wonderful warm summers and mild winters, making it a perfect spot for these incredible homes that were designed for casual indoor/outdoor...
A Little Chilean Tree House That's One With the Canopy
A Little Chilean Tree House That's One With the Canopy
Sited along a creek near the commune of Curacaví in Chile’s Santiago Metropolitan Region, “Quebrada House,” which translates to "ravine house" in English, is raised on slanted...
Fall in Love With This British Architect's Colorful Weekend Retreat
Fall in Love With This British Architect's Colorful Weekend Retreat
An architect’s weekend place on the English Channel turns its attention to the sea.
Discover 9 Modern Ways to Use Marble in Your Bathroom
Discover 9 Modern Ways to Use Marble in Your Bathroom
Though marble is widely known for its old-school glamour, it can also bring some simple, modern luxury to a more contemporary bathroom.
A Luminous Renovation in Portugal Creates a Bright and Airy Apartment
A Luminous Renovation in Portugal Creates a Bright and Airy Apartment
An Álvaro Siza-designed apartment in Lisbon undergoes a renovation that results in a more spacious, light-filled interior.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Top-Notch Woodwork
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Top-Notch Woodwork
Versatile and enduring, wood is a material that seems to work just about anywhere.
An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft
An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft
Danish brand Vipp allows guests to book design-forward rooms in the form of a lakeside prefab, an urban loft, and a converted industrial building.

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