Truth to materials is a major tenet of modern architecture. Concrete is one place we see this axiom in action. Historically concrete that was used in construction would be clad to make it appear as something other. Modern architecture uses concrete where appropriate and then exposes it. The Brutalist Movement was the height of concrete celebration.

6 Modern Modular Homes We Love in Colorado
From repurposed shipping containers to cabin retreats, we look at a range of prefabricated, modular homes in Colorado.
6 Summer Rugs We Love
Rugs don't just belong in cozy mountain lodges—as proven by a new summer collection from Brooklyn dealer Aelfie.
Shops We Love: Boerum House and Home, Brooklyn
Boerum House and Home, a Brooklyn outpost features a roster of emerging and established designers.
We Love Jaya Loves Tekeko
Somewhere between the fanciful beasts of Where the Wild Things Are and the hand-drawn charm of Marimekko, the characters in the...
6 Modern Homes on the Water
Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Libraries We Love
Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you house your books speaks volumes about...
Lighting We Love: Onefortythree
Las Vegas designer Logan Hendrickson makes versatile, industrial-inspired lighting that won't break the bank.
Shops We Love: MADE
The two Toronto curators behind this showcase for innovative Canadian design run through 10 of their current favorites.
Shops We Love: Quitokeeto
It might be because Quitokeeto photographs its collection of earthy ceramics, sculptural steamers, vintage kitchenware, rare...
Shops We Love: twentytwentyone
This London institution for furniture and modern design travels from vintage to modern in 10 striking pieces.
Products We Love: Penguin Press
Coffee can be dreadfully serious. Andrew Neyer’s Penguin Press decal invites everyone to lighten up.
A Concrete Home in Rural Belgium
Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and her designer embark on a sensitive renovation...
4 Wall Clocks We Love
From the traditional with a twist to completely conceptual, these timely wall clocks will tell the hour, impress the guests, and...
Architect We Love: Sou Fujimoto
With his experimental buildings, the Tokyo-based architect is creating a new breed of hybrid design.
Shops We Love: Nora, Detroit
At the Detroit shop Nora, find a mix of Japanese- and Scandinavian-inspired wares.
Shops We Love: Propeller Modern
This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.
Houses We Love: People's Choice
Now that it's been decided that Munich–based firm Nimmrichter CDA won the grand prize of our Houses We Love competition, the time...
Mohair We Love: Gorman Blankets
No matter the time of year, a well-placed throw blanket can ward off the chill or provide an immediate haven for snuggling up....
10 Design Tumblrs We Love
Spend blissful hours recharging your creative battery with these ten Tumblrs we've put together to make you feel inspired, keep...
Products We Love: Roost Egg Cup
We like kicking the tires of smart objects we come across, and filming the results.

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