The Siple Life
A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a bitter man. Instead, he decided to renovate a house.
Part of the Plan
For years, Eileen and Jelle Kiesling spent much of their time in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, she as a teacher, and he as a...
Living the Island Life
st. barts is a unique island where everything is small, quaint, and aesthetically pleasing.
Shelf Life
Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that deftly houses his many...
Plan of Steel
The Blue Sky prototype home tiptoes gracefully across the desert landscape just north of Joshua Tree National Park.
The Airstream Life
First came the idea. Then came the late nights of Craigslist searching.
The Wood Life
Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.
Steel Life
Edge Studio's apartment building with its glass-and-steel facade is a glowing example of the urban renaissance that's gripping...
The High Life
Tired of being terrestrially housebound? Four homes go out on a limb and find their place in the trees.
A Simple Plan
A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of the construction...
Met Life
Climate-controlled high-rises make sense when the changing seasons bring extreme temperature shifts, but in Bangkok, year-round...
A Clearing in the Streets
Frederick Law Olmsted brought nature to New York in his carefully controlled design of Central Park.
5 Hot Tips to Remember When Planning Your Desert Prefab
Building a successful home in the desert means being conscious of the region's elements and understanding both the challenges and...
Edit Your Life
Good Small Spaces start with Good Small Occupants.
Alexander McQueen and the Meaning of Life
I did not attend “Savage Beauty,” the Alexander McQueen exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, thinking that I would fall to...
Celebrating Life with Meaningful Design
In the city of Asahikawa, on the island of Hokkaido in Japan, life is celebrated with good design full of meaning.
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
Edit your life – Get “Move-In Ready”
Preparing for move can bring a fresh revelation of how much stuff you truly own.
Park Life, San Francisco
I was in San Francisco's Inner Richmond neighborhood a few days ago, and stopped by one of my favorite shops: Park Life, a cool...