Collection by Olivia Martin

How to: Designing for Warm Weather


A layout, strategic window placement, and bright colors can help keep things cool and connected to the outdoors.

At one end of the space, which is topped by a barrel ceiling, a hammock offers a tantalizingly cozy place to nap.
The bach’s beachfront site is nestled behind sand dunes with views toward Kapiti Island, a nature sanctuary.
The clients cite Frank Lloyd Wright’s Mrs.
A 200-year-old factory in Umbria is transformed into an inviting home by designer Paola Navone.
Passive ProgressiveStunning bamboo covers this house in Bessancourt, France, on all four sides, its lattice making up a...
With the roof angled at 43 degrees, the architects lined the southern slant of the house with solar panels to collect...
The original washing house connected to the main house was in such bad shape that it had to be demolished.
The Design Files Open House 2013 features furniture by Jardan, like the Nook sofa in the living room.