Explore the World of Shipping Container Design With a New Architectural Book
Featuring built, unbuilt, and in-progress projects, the new monograph on architectural studio LOT-EK offers an in-depth look at...
6 Well-Designed Hostels For the Minimalist Traveler
Today, hostels are more sought-after than ever before, especially among millennials that long for minimalist adventures.
9 Innovative Light Fixtures That Combine Art, Design, and Technology
Lighting lives somewhere on the borderline between visual art, design, and technology—and is responsible for meeting both...
Minneapolis Modern “Dream Home” Built by Sustainable 9 Design + Build
Overlooking the scenic Minnehaha Creek sits one of the most unique and energy-efficient homes in the greater Minneapolis area.
9 Marvelous Waterfront Homes
Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...
9 Great Kitchen Cabinet Ideas
Though kitchen cabinets play the obvious role of storing food goods, dinnerware, and pots and pans, they also have a powerful...
9 Modern Beach Bungalows
Humble in size but big on seaside views and low-key vibes, the beach bungalow is a classic staple of beachside culture across the...
Touring Design for a Living World
Design for a Living World is a new "green" exhibition at the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum in New York City.
9 Beautiful Bathtubs
Never underestimate the healing powers of a long bath – especially when you get to wear a Waffle Robe and Slippers afterward!...
9 Unique Stair Railings
Handrails for stairs may be subject to specific, in-depth code requirements, but that doesn’t mean that they’re short on style,...
9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
9 Modern Prefabs in the Desert
The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.
9 Stellar San Francisco Renovations
If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
9 Angular Homes Inspired by Geometry
Homes that are characterized by bold, geometric shapes can create an eye-catching presence while also serving functional purposes.
9 Epic Light Fixtures
Lighting circumscribes a space, and therefore how we interpret ourself within that space.
Reflects Well
“The first floor was about making something warm and woody that would blend into the natural environment,” architect Stephen...
9 Modern Homes Made Out of Shipping Containers
These shipping containers have left their itinerant lives as vessels that carried goods around the world, only to be reborn as...
Take Four: Well Designed Shoes
Take Four will be a semi-regular look at four things that follow a trend. First up: designer shoes.
9 Modern Bed-and-Breakfasts in Europe
Looking for a more intimate yet modern travel experience? Consider booking your next stay at a bed-and-breakfast, where you can...

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