Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
An Off-the-Grid Prefab that Combines Open Plan Living with Rugged Durability
In Tasmania, an eco-conscious architect builds a vacation home that can stand up to an untamed island.
10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking
In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Luminous Living Rooms
A well-designed living room is welcoming, comfortable, and personal.
These 10 Refreshed Barns Bring Modern Living to the Countryside
When you imagine a barn, what comes to mind? It's most likely a red, wooden building with a gambrel roof—but today, they've come...
10 Functional Pieces For Small Space Living
Multifunctional furniture can make a small space a lot more livable.
10 Tiny Home Floor Plans That Illustrate Smart Use of Space
Find out how tiny homes fit everything in such a small amount of square footage with these free floor plans.
This Boulder Home's Unique Bedroom-Bathroom Puts a New Twist on the Open Plan
A pair of Coloradans work with a design-build firm to create an airy, 2,100-square-foot modern home.
These Courtyards Bring Indoor/Outdoor Living to 10 Modern Homes
Now that the days are getting longer and the temperatures are rising, consider how a courtyard can bring you closer to nature...
These 10 Tiny Apartments in New York City Embrace Compact Living
Throughout NYC's bustling boroughs, minuscule studios, tightly-packed family apartments, and converted small spaces are the norm.
10 Outdoor Living Trends That Bring Homeowners Blissfully Close to Nature
How do we embrace the outdoors? Let us count the ways.
20 Modern Living Rooms
Space, light, and twists on color use define this collection of some of our favorite modern living rooms from issues past.
10 Tips for Designing Kids' Rooms
Designing kids rooms can be fun, but it’s always challenging.
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming rarer and...
Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan
French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.
A Simple Plan
A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction...
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided...
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
7 Modern Laundry Rooms
Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...
10 First Steps to Follow When Planning the Perfect Lighting For Your Home
Properly lighting your home may seem like a no-brainer, but once you start laying out the particulars—budget, style, function,...