Collection by Christopher Taleff

Home Inspiration

This Wood-Clad Home Is Built Into a Serene Mountain Slope
Nestled into the mountainous terrain of Shefford, Québec, this simply constructed residence is elegant and strong in expression.
The Historic Villa Once Home to Poul Henningsen Receives a Modern Renovation
After suffering a devastating fire, the chic chateau—now home to a family of three—undergoes a transformational restoration.
A Cubic Dwelling in Norway Just Oozes Hygge
Minimalist yet cozy, this cluster-style home in a Norwegian forest offers plenty of nooks to get comfortable in.
A Midcentury Eichler in San Mateo Is Turned Into a Functional Family Home
An Eichler just south of San Francisco is carefully renovated in a way that respects the minimalist beauty of the original design.
A Renovated Tiny Victorian with 21st-Century Interiors
Tragedy begets opportunity in San Francisco when a fire-scorched Victorian is rebuilt from within.
Resembling the Inverted Hull of a Ship, an English Guest House Pays Homage to the Harbor
Designed by Cambridge-based Mole Architects for an architect and developer, the Houseboat is a curved, split-level structure...
Olson Kundig Architects' Delta Shelter, in Mazama, Washington, is a 1,000 square-foot steel box home with a 200...
Two Tiny Cabins Chose Simplicity Over Size
Two modest cabins in coastal New Zealand make waves with their respectful approach toward their environment.
The symbol-perforated aluminum facade of José Cadilhe's narrow House 77 in Portugal.
This Transformed Melbourne House Resembles a Quirky Village
A playful renovation in Melbourne creates a series of gabled structures.
A Sleek Resort in a Japanese National Park Reinterprets Tradition
Located in Ise-Shima National Park, Amanemu suggests a modern interpretation of traditional Edo-period farmhouses.
A Brazilian Home With a Touch of Japanese Zen
Designed with two parallel wings separated by a shallow pool, this striking São Paulo residence is lined with rows of timber...
A Lake Superior Escape With a Whitewashed Masonry Sauna
Wood and masonry come together in this Minnesotan refuge that balances the built environment with the natural setting.
Jens Risom's family retreat in Rhode Island is a pitched prefab with a second-story loft.
A Holiday Apartment in Poland With the Perfect Mix of Vintage and Custom Furniture
Loft Kolasiński revitalizes a 1920 flat with a medley of unique and classic pieces.
A Passive House and "Sauna Tower" Join a 19th-Century Barn in the Hudson Valley
In New York, architecture and interiors firm BarlisWedlick creates an eclectic compound designed to suit a client with an...
A Dramatic Apartment Renovation in Barcelona Features Salvaged Tile and Brick
The original apartment, located in the Grazia district, was dark and disjointed.

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