Design News

Keep up with the latest events in the world of design and architecture. Whether it be the opening of a new museum, a design conference, or the fate of a treasured building, you’ll hear about it here.

The Cube One Prefab Is a Space-Age Dream—and it Starts at $30K
The Cube One Prefab Is a Space-Age Dream—and it Starts at $30K
With dazzling lighting, a curvilinear design, and a fortified shell, the Cube One is a prefab for the future.
- 5 months ago
Australian Architects Are Offering Free Design Services to Fire Victims
As bushfires continue to ravage Australia, architects are banding together to provide pro-bono designs for those in need.
A Tree From the Farnsworth House Is Being Spun Into Historic Housewares
Local Midwest woodworkers are carving out a new life for the sugar maple that witnessed the home’s entire history.
The 12 Most Influential Buildings of 2019
The 12 Most Influential Buildings of 2019
From underwater restaurants to modest single-family homes, these are the biggest hits of 2019 according to ArchDaily.
- 5 months ago
Here Are the 10 Interior Design Trends That Will Rule 2020
Our crystal ball of interior design says 2020 is going to be all about these trends.
A Sustainable Shipping Container Community Springs Up in Oklahoma City
On a formerly blighted site, 16 shipping containers have been transformed into elegant homes that are equally eco- and community-minded.
Here’s Everything You Need to Know About IKEA’s Big Bet on the Smart Home
As big tech dominates the smart home realm, IKEA is flanking the industry with an approach all its own.
KitHAUS Just Launched a New Line of Prefab Homes—and They Start at $88K
KitHAUS unveils their largest k-series prefabs to date.
Cult Gym Equinox Debuts an Elite Coworking Hub at Hudson Yards
Overlooking the Vessel, Industrious at Equinox touts world-class amenities and luxe design, but membership comes at a prohibitive premium.
This New Camper Triples in Size With the Push of a Button
Like magic, the new BeauEr 3X travel trailer expands to three times its size in less than 60 seconds.
Mike Mills and Ewan McGregor on “Beginners”
Mike Mills and Ewan McGregor on “Beginners”
“Beginners,” a new film by Mike Mills starring Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, and Melanie Laurent, takes place in the Los Angeles of Richard Neutra, Deco hotels, humble...
- 9 years ago
A Bay Area Chef Builds a Midcentury Ski Cabin Out of Gingerbread
San Francisco–based chef Anthony Strong offers workshops on building a picturesque Tahoe lodge out of candy and gingerbread.
Muji Just Unveiled a New Prefab Home—and it’s a Minimalist Dream Come True
The Japanese “no-brand” masters of minimalism unveil the first single-story design in their line of prefab homes.
ICON Unveils the World’s First Village of Affordable 3D-Printed Homes in Mexico
After 18 months of planning, ICON and New Story just unveiled two affordable 3D-printed homes in a groundbreaking development for Tabasco, Mexico.
Pharrell Williams’ New Luxury Development Is Pitch Imperfect
The high-end Toronto towers are jagged and austere, and supposedly were inspired by Williams’ song “Gust of Wind”—the impression lasts as long.
Rare Chairs, Rising Tides, and Everything Else You Need to See at This Year’s Design Miami
We spoke with curatorial director Aric Chen about why he wants the major design fair to be more than just a marketplace.
An Icon Revisited: Pantone’s 2020 Color of the Year is Classic Blue
Pantone 19-4052 Classic Blue has been named the shade to kick off the new decade.
Packing Is a Thing of the Past Thanks to This Collaboration Between Rent the Runway and W Hotels
A curated, luggage-free wardrobe awaits you with Rent the Runway Travel Concierge.
Drew Barrymore’s New Home Collection Arrives Just in Time for the Holidays
The fall collection of Drew Barrymore Flower Home is unapologetically maximalist with holiday entertaining in mind—and pieces start at just $10.
The World’s Largest 3D-Printed Building Just Popped Up in Dubai
3D-printing innovators Apis Cor used locally sourced materials to print a two-story building in three weeks’ time.
Take a First Look Inside James Turrell’s Awe-Inspiring New Exhibition
An exploration of light, color, and space awaits visitors at James Turrell’s first survey exhibition in Mexico.
Plant Prefab Unveils Scalable Homes for California Wildfire Victims
Designed by Burdge Architects, Plant Prefab’s new Sunset BUD LivingHome is an upscale, flexible, and resilient house designed for California.
An Affordable Country Dream Home Just Scooped RIBA’s House of the Year
Belfast-based architects McGonigle McGrath designed House Lessans with a nod to rural vernacular—and they made every dollar count.
This Frank Lloyd Wright House Will Be Preserved Forever Thanks to an Anonymous Donor
The Kalil House hit the market for the first time this past September—and the buyer has entrusted it to the Currier Museum of Art in the name of historical preservation.
Made in America 2019: The Makers to Know in Every Region
Take a coast-to-coast tour of objects for your home, and meet some of the people who make them.
Inside Frank Lloyd Wright’s “$10,000 Home” in Chicago
A new book explores how the 1915 Bach House distilled the tenets of Wright’s work into a single, affordable home.
Up-and-Coming Architects Offer a Beacon of Hope in Tsunami-Torn Japan
New public structures help communities reconnect eight years after the earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan’s eastern coast.
A Tiny Home Campus for Homeless Youth Opens in Oklahoma City
Nonprofit organization Pivot is providing low-rent tiny homes to homeless teens—and equipping them with the skills to transition to new apartments.
Tulsa, Oklahoma, Will Pay You $10K to Move There
For the second year, Tulsa is offering cash, co-working space, and a furnished rental to remote workers who relocate.