A Closer Look at the Iconic Bubble Lamp
Industrial designer George Nelson was one of the founding fathers of American modernism.
Balnarring Retreat by Branch Studio Architects
Balnarring Retreat is a minimal residence located in Victoria, Australia, designed by Branch Studio Architects.
Sleep Under the Northern Lights in an Icelandic Bubble Hotel
Billing itself as the “five million star hotel,” Buubble is a unique lodging option about an hour outside of Reykjavík, Iceland,...
Sleep Beneath the Stars in These Enchanting Bubble Domes in Ireland
Scattered throughout a woodland resort in Northern Ireland, these bubble domes provide an unforgettable glamping experience.
Bubble Wrap Keeps This Dining Room Addition Perfectly Insulated
An architect used the pleasant-to-pop material in the gut renovation of his 1930s colonial-style home.
A Creative Couple’s Long Island Beach House “Bubbles” With Life
Clad in cypress and charged with color, the North Fork getaway of author Julie Satow and editor Stuart Elliott is something to...
Pierre Cardin’s Retro-Futuristic Bubble Palace in Cannes Is On the Market
The otherworldly estate owned by the late fashion designer mimics prehistoric cave dwellings with a Space Age twist.
Thailand’s Jungle Bubbles Let You Sleep in an Elephant Habitat
In Chiang Rai, Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort gives guests the chance to camp alongside elephants in transparent...
Spend an Epic Night Stargazing at the Nation’s First Bubble Hotel
Set in the Chihuahuan Desert, Basecamp Terlingua offers visitors a unique, off-the-grid escape.
This Tree House Hotel in China Branches Out From a Spiral Staircase
Stacked, cantilevered rooms provide forest views and privacy for guests at this small hotel in the Qiyun Mountain area of China.
A Cape Cod Prefab Fans Out Toward the Forest in Three Tapering Branches
In Cape Cod, a low-impact prefab pays tribute to the region’s experimental midcentury homes.
Branching Out
Arborsculpturist Richard Reames has spent the past 16 years making more than 100 sculptures, chairs, pieces of furniture, tool...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
George Nelson Criss Cross Bubble Lamps
I like my pendant lamps grouped together or in a bundle, which is why I'm excited about the recent reissue of a trio of George...
Adjaye Tapped for Two DC Branch Libraries
This weekend I met up with a friend who lives in Washington DC and was in San Francisco for a visit.
This Minimalist Japanese Home Pivots Around an Indoor Garden
An indoor/outdoor courtyard allows tree branches to graze the ceiling of this narrow Osaka residence.
La Maison Haute by Atelier Pierre Thibault
La Maison Haute is a minimal home located in Quebec, Canada, designed by Atelier Pierre Thibault.
A Richard Neutra–Designed Gem Surfaces in Los Angeles for $4.3M
Built in 1942 and recently reimagined, the Branch House opens wide to a dreamy, resort-style backyard.
11 of the World’s Best Cabins for Stargazing
From treetop dwellings to glass retreats, these cabins make it easy to wish upon a star.
15 Modern Menorahs to Illuminate the Holidays
Sure, Hanukkah is an annual eight-day celebration, but we think these elegant objects deserve centerpiece status throughout the...
This Brilliant Brazilian Abode Was Designed Around an Imposing Tree
In the residential district of Alto de Pinheiros in São Paulo, a indoor/outdoor family home revolves around a grand flamboyant...
Winter Is Coming. Why Not Buy This Log Cabin–Style Villa in Finland?
There’s room for you and everyone you know at this $4.3-million ski house, so consider going in on it with some friends.
Legendary Architect Steven Holl’s Y House in the Catskills Hits the Market For $1.6M
This luminous home branches out like a forked stick—and it comes with 33 acres of pristine mountain wilderness.
Man of Steel
The Seattle prince of architectural gizmos is branching out into a new line of hardware fashioned from bars and pipes.
A 1920s Office Building Is Revamped as a Craftsman-Inspired Hotel in Los Angeles
The innovative and culturally eclectic third site of the Sydell Group's Freehand Hotel Collection is located in the historic Los...
A Mighty Oak Tree Frames This Family Home in Austin
Matt Fajkus Architecture creates a grounded take on a tree house in Texas.
An Experimental New Hotel Includes a Steel Prefab and a Copenhagen Loft
Danish brand Vipp allows guests to book design-forward rooms in the form of a lakeside prefab, an urban loft, and a converted...
A Pinwheel-Shaped Cabin in Norway Is a Fresh Take on the Traditional Hytte
With four wings that branch out for distinct views, this pine-clad cabin north of Oslo offers privacy for family members despite...
A Moscow Apartment Uses Bold Color to Channel Moroccan Medinas
The architecture firm CXEMA references the old quarters of Morocco’s cities with vibrant hues and a unique approach to the...
Farmhouse In Girona, Spain
A beautifully restored 1850s farmhouse located in a picturesque medieval village in...
This Darling Converted Barn in an English Village Seeks £980K
Located in a town of 300, Scythe Barn is nothing short of picturesque with stacked stone walls and its own glass greenhouse.
8 Glass-Enclosed Bedrooms That Cleverly Amp Up Transparency
Looking to modernize your bedroom with a sleek, unexpected twist? Glass is here to help.
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
Discover 6 Amazing Riverside Homes
Nestled along the banks of rivers throughout the United States, these modern homes take full advantage of their locations in...
An Austin Couple Turn a Ranch Home Into a Refreshing Live/Work Space
Architects Frank and Megan Lin revitalize an uninspiring 1960s ranch home, forging a connection to the outdoors and creating a...
A Portuguese Glass House Uses Surrounding Foliage as a Privacy Screen
A transparent hillside abode outside Porto swerves around existing trees and takes advantage of the lush canopy for privacy.

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