“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

An Affordable High-Design Vacation Home in Mexico
By pooling their resources and giving their architect complete creative control, two busy Mexico City–based brothers built a...
10 Modern Vacation Homes in Mexico That Guarantee an Epic Escape
Any excuse is a good excuse for a vacation getaway to Mexico.
A Yurt-Inspired Vacation Home on the High Desert Plains of Colorado
Yurts inspire nature-immersed ideas of escaping the trappings of urban living—usually while enjoying cool breezes, icy beverages,...
Journey by Design: Mexico City
Richly layered and elegant with an edge, the capital of Mexico is brimming with incredible art, design, history, and architecture...
A Bright Mexican Home Brilliantly Weaves Nature Into its Design
In Mexico, a colorful home prioritizes nature by integrating four on-site trees into its layout.
An Affordable Modern Home in Atlanta
On a sloped creekside site in Atlanta, Georgia, architect Staffan Svenson elevates humble materials and basic geometries to craft...
An Idyllic Vacation Home in Greece
A far cry from the whitewashed buildings of Mykonos, this vacation home on the Aegean island of Skiathos will make any modern...
Britain’s High-Style, Affordable Hotel Brand Finds a New Home in Brooklyn
The Hoxton has made its way to America.
6 Modern Prefabricated Homes That Are Actually Affordable
That’s right—we’ve found stylish, high-quality prefabs that start at $135,000.
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.
6 British Vacation Homes You Can Stay in That Were Designed by Renowned Architects
If you’re a fan of modern architecture, then why not plan your next vacation at one of these British holiday properties designed...
This Tropical Mexican Home Wraps Around a Lush Garden
Designed to feel like a never-ending vacation, Casa TM in Colima boasts a circular enclosure that gives one family a luxurious...
A Kid-Friendly Home Embraces High Style With Comfort
Designed to “take a beating,” the modern interiors of this Seattle home have been crafted to withstand the wear-and-tear of young...
Upcycled Trees Cloak This Modern Mexican Home
In the El Peñon Reserve, architects use concrete and upcycled trees to design Casa de la Roca, a striking Y-shaped home...
A Modern Mexican Home Rises With Vertical Timber Cladding
In Tijuana, Mexico, an architect designs an elegant new residence for his family of four.
Stay in a Riverside Vacation Home That Embraces the Australian Bush
Perched atop a steep slope overlooking the Hawkesbury River on Dangar Island—just an hour north of Sydney—this tranquil, modern...
Discuss: What Would Be Your Ideal Vacation Home?
Tell us what and where you would build for your dream retreat.
Views Stretch to Mexico at This Hard-Edged Texas Home
Mining inspiration from the mountains of West Texas, two architects burrow a home into the terrain.
7 Affordable Prefab Homes and Other Alternative, Inexpensive Home Options
Nowadays, innovators in the world of prefab and kit home design have continued to push the boundaries on what they can do—their...
Seaside Views Make This Vacation Home a Relaxing Retreat
A Connecticut home with a notable architectural legacy gets an expansive update for a family of six.