“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

5 Terms in Sustainable Design You Should Know
Embodied energy, gray water, black water, carbon footprint—the list of sustainable design terms goes on and on, and we're here to...
Getting Technical: 5 Types of Wood Joints You Should Know
No matter if a piece of furniture is big or small, plywood or solid, the type of joint used in production can make or break the...
5 Things You Should Know About Modern Prefab Construction
The Monogram Modern Home, a prefab designed by Method Homes featuring a luxury kitchen outfitted with Monogram appliances, toured...
9 Brilliant Black Designers and Architects You Should Know
Today’s top black designers and architects tell us about their design philosophies—and speak about diversity in the field—for...
10 Things You Should Know Before Moving Into a Tiny Home
Take it from the experts—we asked 10 tiny home owners what they wished they'd known before downsizing.
100 Years of Bauhaus: What You Should Know About This Milestone Movement
In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Bauhaus, we delve into its background and profound, lasting legacy on the art and...
Words You Should Know
Bid: How much the contractor will charge to build the house.
Words You Should Know
Charrette: An intense period of design activity in which a group collaborates to work out a solution to a specific design problem.
25 Modern Home Office Ideas You Should Put to Work
Upgrade your live/work situation with these creative home office designs that suit a variety of needs.
13 Extraordinary Women in Design and Architecture You Need to Know
Celebrate International Women’s Day with the work of 13 inspiring designers whose contributions to architecture, interior design,...
6 Design Apps and Services You Should Know for Your Next Renovation
From crowdsourcing answers to finding the right general contractor, these startup companies are here to help you navigate your...
This Brazilian Modernist You Should Know About Designed Countless Classic Chairs
Despite a rise to prominence in the 1970s, pioneering designer Percival Lafer has remained a best-kept secret for collectors of...
5 Firms Eager to Build You a Modern Prefab in New Hampshire
Discover the benefits of prefab construction with these New Hampshire–based companies.
Words You Should Know for Restaurants
Listed below are some useful words for the experienced diner.
Design Icons: 24 Modern Architects and Designers That Have Shaped Our World
Brush up on the work and legacies of these iconic architects and designers whose influence on modern design is hard to overstate.
Designer to Know: Manjiro Design
Led by Adam Manjiro Lesser, this small shop in Brooklyn is handcrafting fine furniture with repurposed materials and sleek...
Here’s What You Should Know About Rent Relief During the Pandemic
Aside from the stimulus bill, state and local governments are stepping up to provide rent relief during the new coronavirus...
10 Modern Iconic Masterpieces
From Frank Lloyd Wright to Charles Gwathmey, we revisit some of the most memorable midcentury-modern homes from a range of iconic...
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.
Design Icon: Eero Saarinen
Bold curves, colorful accents and technical vision: Finnish-American architect Eero Saarinen’s body of work represents...