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

Aidlin Darling Design Takes Over the Sonoma Valley Museum of Art
Through an exhibition at a California museum, an award-winning San Francisco architecture firm offers a glimpse into its design...
A Design Duo Takes Over A Whole Factory
We can only imagine all the fun these designers must be having at home.
A Victorian Home Takes Over the Ruins of an Old Parchment Factory in England
Will Gamble Architects revives a crumbling, 17th-century structure with a svelte addition of steel, brick, and glass.
The Everyday Carry of an Architect: Kent Chiang of Aidlin Darling Design
“The design tools I gravitate towards are the ones that have a tactile dimension—a responsiveness to intuition and the hand.”...
Digging Into to All Things Wood with the Museum of Art and Design
A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts & Design celebrates an enduring medium.
Take a Trip to This Photographer-Designed Concrete Home in Thailand
Architecture and interior photographer Marc Gerritsen went back to basics when he designed this minimalist concrete house that...
11 Homes That Take Staircase Design to the Next Level
These stairs step up the game, big time.
Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum
A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.
A Quirky Boutique Hotel Takes Over a Presbyterian Church in East Nashville
Every stay at this colorful converted church helps Nashville’s homeless community with free housing, showers, and meals.
Norway’s Newest Museum Opens Today—and it Spirals Over a Rushing River
Set in the sprawling, wooded Kistefos sculpture park—just 50 miles north of Oslo—The Twist by Bjarke Ingels Group connects the...
10 Brewpubs That Have Tapped the Art of Modern Design
Enjoying a bit of conversation over a beer is a pastime that goes back centuries, and today, new iterations of the proverbial...
At Her Hudson Valley Studio, Paula Hayes Explores the Intersection of Art and Nature
The landscape artist offers a glimpse into her charming art studio as well as her creative process.
An Art Studio With Mirror-Like Glazing Floats Over a Desert Wash
In Paradise Valley, a contemporary art studio provides an inspirational workspace with minimal landscape impact.
New Olson Kundig-Designed Wing Opens at Tacoma Art Museum
The Haub Family Galleries nod to Tacoma's industrial past.
Visiting the Parrish Art Museum
In our October Modern Across America issue, we previewed the Hamptons' Parrish Art Museum, designed by Swiss architects Herzog &...
This Arizona Home Takes Design Cues From the Mighty Saguaro
The Phoenix residence draws inspiration from the Sonoran Desert and the stately cacti.
A Tiny Apartment in the Italian Riviera Takes Cues From Nautical Design
Inspired by the region's maritime roots, this 377-square-foot unit hides the bedroom behind a crafty plywood storage system.
This Winning Renovation Takes Cues From 1930s Cruise Ship Design
Plaster Fun House in South Australia draws on Art Deco and P&O style.
A Forest Retreat in Washington Takes Cues From Scandinavian Design
Modeled after the Danish sommerhus, this getaway for a Seattle family boasts lofty interiors that spill outdoors.
Nendo Takes Over MADProjects Gallery
Starting this week, New York’s Museum of Arts and Design will cede control of its second-floor MADProjects Gallery to Nendo, a...