At the Elm
When a couple in Amsterdam decided to upgrade their residence from a small houseboat to a larger one, they sought a design that...
These Modern Workspaces Are Just As Welcoming as Your Living Room
West Elm and Inscape's new Workspace collection thinks outside the cubicle.
Iconic Perspectives: Richard Neutra's VDL Studio & Residences
When we were first welcomed into the Neutra VDL Studio and Residences in the L.A.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Solid Table from Normann Copenhagen
Back in 2012, we reported on a marble-and-elm table by Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland.
Shopping Los Angeles
Along with West Elm, CB2, and Ikea, actors Jayma Mays and Adam Jones visited a slew of local shops to personalize their Los Feliz...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Not Your Grandma's Victorian
A traditional home in Toronto goes modern.
New York’s True Textile Mecca Flies Totally Under the Radar
A new book takes readers inside the Design Library’s endless collection of prints and textile.
San Diego LOCAL Pop Up
The next LOCAL makers Pop-Up Shop is coming to town with a mix of local artists, curated by Julia Wheeler, on Saturday, May 7th...
How to Maintain a Minimalist Home
Maintaining a minimalist home definitely has benefits.
Chatting with Mick Hodgson
I met graphic designer Mick Hodgson of Santa Monica design office Ph.D at a party in San Francisco some months back.
Urban Hardwoods Furniture
Now that "salvage" has as many connotations with environmental sensitivity, creativity, and resourcefulness as with the need to...
Two Houses Are Better Than One
Or is one house better than two? For Santa Monica–based architect Jesse Bornstein and his family, both are true.
How to Design an Apartment You and Your Roommate Love
Trelawny Davis and Jackie Sosa are old friends but had never lived together.
Manage Your Next Design Project with Dropmark
Any project that is worth doing, is worth doing right.
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.
An Affordable Duplex Transformation in Texas
Affordable gestures abound in this transformation of a dilapidated former duplex in the Texas Hill Country.
A Renovation Elevates This Humble Ranch Among its Iconic Midcentury Neighbors
An architect immersed in the history of California modernism restored a nondescript Los Angeles ranch house bordering a...
A Small 1920s Guesthouse Bathroom Gets A Modern Makeover
Modern maker Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that carry big impact; her bathroom...