These Modern Workspaces Are Just As Welcoming as Your Living Room
West Elm and Inscape's new Workspace collection thinks outside the cubicle.
Iconic Perspectives: Richard Neutra's VDL Studio & Residences
When we were first welcomed into the Neutra VDL Studio and Residences in the L.A. neighborhood of Silver Lake, one of the first...
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...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Solid Table from Normann Copenhagen
Back in 2012, we reported on a marble-and-elm table by Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland.
Shopping Los Angeles
Along with West Elm, CB2, and Ikea, actors Jayma Mays and Adam Jones visited a slew of local shops to personalize their Los Feliz...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
10 Best Modern Kitchens
More often than not, the kitchen is the heart of the home—and thus should be just as much livable as it is functional.
10 Thoughtful Ways to Incorporate Trees Into Homes
Although many architects today are doing everything they can to create projects that work closely with nature, it's not as common...
Not Your Grandma's Victorian
A traditional home in Toronto goes modern.
An Affordable Duplex Transformation in Texas
Affordable gestures abound in this transformation of a dilapidated former duplex in the Texas Hill Country.
A Live-In Kitchen on a Houseboat in Amsterdam
When a couple in Amsterdam decided to upgrade their residence from a small houseboat to a larger one, they sought a design that...
5 Sustainable Ways To Beat the Heat Without Air Conditioning
Now that summer has officially started, temperatures are rising and air conditioners are cranked up—but that doesn’t mean you...
Manage Your Next Design Project with Dropmark
Any project that is worth doing, is worth doing right.
San Diego LOCAL Pop Up
The next LOCAL makers Pop-Up Shop is coming to town with a mix of local artists, curated by Julia Wheeler, on Saturday, May 7th...
Urban Hardwoods Furniture
Now that "salvage" has as many connotations with environmental sensitivity, creativity, and resourcefulness as with the need to...
9 Home Libraries We All Want to Curl Up in This Weekend
When it comes to the shelfie game, there’s one move that always wins: A home library.
New York’s True Textile Mecca Flies Totally Under the Radar
A new book takes readers inside the Design Library’s endless collection of prints and textile.
Chatting with Mick Hodgson
I met graphic designer Mick Hodgson of Santa Monica design office Ph.D at a party in San Francisco some months back.
A Renovation Elevates This Humble Ranch Among its Iconic Midcentury Neighbors
An architect immersed in the history of California modernism restored a nondescript Los Angeles ranch house bordering a...