“Good designers must always be avant-gardists, always one step ahead of the times. They should–and must–question everything generally thought to be obvious. They must have an intuition for people’s changing attitudes. For the reality in which they live, for their dreams, their desires, their worries, their needs, their living habits. They must also be able to assess realistically the opportunities and bounds of technology.” –Dieter Rams

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...
Guide to the 5 Main Window Types You Should Know
Despite its humble origin as a mere unglazed hole in a wall or ceiling, the window today has evolved to be one of the most...
5 Hidden Home Bars
Sit back, relax, and imagine enjoying a cocktail shaken up in your own home bar—and then imagine it disappearing for an easy and...
Four Danish Designers You Need to Know Now
Get to know Christina Liljenberg Halstrøm, Jakob Jørgensen, Line Depping, and Pernille Snedker Hansen—four rising Danish design...
16 Groundbreaking Dutch Designers to Know Now
An exhibition heralds a new wave of Dutch designers plying technology and craft.
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...
5 Tiny Homes on Wheels
Small and cozy, these gorgeously furnished mobile homes will convince you to downsize and hit the road in minutes.
What You Need to Know When Considering Working With a Landscape Designer
Thinking about working with a landscape professional on your home garden? Here are some basic tips you need to know to get...
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
Interior Designer Peter Bentel Reviews 5 Barstools
Frontways, sideways, backward, or leaning against the back. Breakfast, beers, or bitters.
5 Places to Visit in Oslo
The Scandinavian city offers a talented but humble design scene that plays homage to the rugged Nordic climate.
Words You Should Know for Restaurants
Listed below are some useful words for the experienced diner.
This Self-Taught Designer Shakes Up Everything You Know About Concrete
Fu-Tung Cheng speaks about concrete, the craft of building, and how his new material offering—ShapeCrete—is an accessible tool...
Emerging Pathways for Up-and-Coming Designers
Discover fairs, programs, and fellowships geared for young designers to gain visibility and experience.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic Kitchens
They say the "kitchen is the heart of the home" for a reason.
Decompress at This Boutique Hotel and Yoga Retreat in the Costa Rican Jungle
Studio Saxe has designed a boutique hotel and yoga studio amid the jungle in Nosara, Costa Rica, an area known for the pursuit of...
7 Incredible Home Offices of Designers and Architects
Creativity stems from a balance of work and life, connectivity and retreat, conversation and solitude.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Epic High Ceilings
Who doesn't love high ceilings? We sure do. High ceilings are modern, sleek, and make any space look infinitely bigger.
5 Amazing Experiential Gifts, from Zola
It’s no secret that we have a brand-crush on the wedding registry site, Zola. We even blogged about it. Luckily, they like us,...
Top 5 Homes of the Week That Highlight Beautiful Woodwork
Wood has a way of making a home feel both warm and textured—and introduces a natural layer that can have a powerful effect on a...

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