Startin' Spartan
When Jay Atherton and Cy Keener met in grad school at the University of California, Berkeley, they discovered in each other a...
Swiss Mix
Built for a young family of Spartan-minded clients, architect Felix Oesch's spare, concrete prefab outside of Zurich is a marvel...
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...
Drumming Up Design
Brotherly love takes many forms; in the case of Rob and Eric Brill, it’s a shared passion for modernism.
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Discuss: If You Were a Chair, What Chair Would It Be?
Put yourself in (the mindset of) the hot seat.
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 the...
Andrea Zittel's Wagon Station Encampment
I park my car, take off my shoes, and head for the hills.
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 pursuits.
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.
Lights Will Guide You Home
A harsh climate and a hillside site inform a Nova Scotia getaway’s regional accent.
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.
Manage Your Next Design Project with Dropmark
Any project that is worth doing, is worth doing right.
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 handset's...
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 surroundings.
Putting the Motel in Hotels
When design hotels first appeared in the ’80s, with their stylish bars, big-name designers, and excessive tariffs, many of us...
Now's The Time
The union of great design and high technology has given us a whole new generation of time pieces, proving once and for all that...
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.
Pastoral Manner
Santiago Suarez is a man who craves challenge, a knight errant, if you will, whose exploits are in the realm of the intellectual...