Startin' Spartan
When Jay Atherton and Cy Keener met in grad school at the University of California, Berkeley, they discovered in each…
Swiss Mix
Built for a young family of Spartan-minded clients, architect Felix Oesch's spare, concrete prefab outside of Zurich is…
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their…
Drumming Up Design
Brotherly love takes many forms; in the case of Rob and Eric Brill, it’s a shared passion for modernism. Rob, the…
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of…
Discuss: If You Were a Chair, What Chair Would It Be?
Put yourself in (the mindset of) the hot seat.
Andrea Zittel's Wagon Station Encampment
I park my car, take off my shoes, and head for the hills.
Design Icon: 9 Buildings by Louis Kahn
In crafting classic forms with presence and weight, this American architect recalled a more monumental era.
With a View of the Andes, This Concrete Retreat in Ecuador Follows the Sun
Made almost entirely of hand-poured concrete, a passive solar retreat in Ecuador hits all the right grooves.
A Parisian Seafood Restaurant, Swimming in Shades of Blue
The creative behind a trio of Rose Bakery Tea Rooms designs a Parisian restaurant devoted to the sea.
A Texas Camping Spot Complete With Yurts and Miniature Donkeys
For those seeking a hidden locale to set up camp for an idyllic weekend getaway, Green Acres in Elgin, Texas might be…
Sony Ericsson's Eco-Friendly GreenHeart
Sony Ericsson's GreenHeart concept phone isn't going to win any beauty contests, but when it comes to green cred, the…
Landscape, the Architect
High up in the mountains of Norway, the V-Lodge’s simplicity in design and choice of materials speak to its wild…
Undivided Intentions
The late architect David Boone was always one to take his work home with him—he just kept it in the home’s office. The…
Putting the Motel in Hotels
When design hotels first appeared in the ’80s, with their stylish bars, big-name designers, and excessive tariffs, many…
Camping with Dad Just Got Cooler
A father and son built an off-grid cabin in the Wisconsin woods.
Pastoral Manner
Santiago Suarez is a man who craves challenge, a knight errant, if you will, whose exploits are in the realm of the…
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a…
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative…
You Don't Have to Just Be at Your Desk When Working from Home
The late architect David Boone was always one to take his work home with him—he just kept it in the home’s office. The…