Reports from Italy: Trends in Tile
I spent last week at Cersaie, the annual trade show held each year in Bologna, Italy, featuring the latest in ceramic tiles and...
Tokyo!'s Urban Anxiety
The new movie Tokyo!—a triptych of short films directed by Michel Gondry, Leos Carax and Bong Joon-Ho—presents three increasingly...
Trend Report: The return of Art Deco
Art Deco is a movement in the decorative arts and architecture that originated in the 1920s.
Tokyo Blues
Cities are a favorite subject for photographers, filled as they are with visual stimuli and primed for artistic criticism.
Follow Us to 10 Modern Homes in Tokyo
A cosmopolitan design mecca with a distinctive urban vibe—Tokyo is one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world and...
curio 4: tokyo rising
The 4th issue of Curio takes on a lighter tone, celebrating one of New York based Art Director and Stylist, Marcus Hay’s,...
A Family Moves from Netherlands to Singapore
In December 2007, Nicolette de Waart, her husband, Joost Dop, and their four children moved from Heemstede, the Netherlands, to...
20 Modern Homes From the Midwest
Wide-open spaces, welcoming attitudes, and a healthy respect for modernism—the American Midwest has much to offer.
A Surprise Hides in this Tokyo Parking Garage
An 800-car parking structure is transformed into a subterranean shopping experience in a Tokyo fashion icon's latest venture.
Architectural Reuse in Tokyo
In Japan, “old” is a relative term.
From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban
Boldly declaring “One Chair Is Enough,” Artek, the Finnish company founded in part by legendary architect Alvar Aalto, today...
From Milan: Q&A with Sam Hecht
Every year, journalists make the pilgrimage to Milan in the hope of finding products that are unique, that offer a new typology,...
From the Ashes
After a wildfire, a prefab home in California puts resilience first.
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
9 Stunning Staircases From the Community
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
Remodeling the Town Miller’s House From 1844
Built in 1844, this 2,700-square-foot house—which once belonged to a town miller—is transformed into a modern family home with...
Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
Tippie Tent At Tokyo Design Week
At Tokyo Design week, a tent designed by Tomoko Azumi as a personal hideaway from "speedy consumerism" is an answer to the...
A Compact Home That Literally Pops Up From the Grass
With a green roof that merges with the grassy ground, this family home in Belgium looks like two periscopes rising up from the...
7 Quotes on Living Well from Michael Graves
Michael Graves is credited with broadening the role of the architect in society and raising public interest in good design as...