10 Houses That Tell Us Black is Back
Discreet and unassuming but never the wallflower, black houses are the tall, dark, and handsome strangers of architecture.
Back to the Garden
A globetrotting couple rebuild a Katrina-damaged residence by a famous midcentury New Orleans firm—on the very street where one...
Check Back
After a stealth makeover, a California Craftsman gains light, space, and a partial facelift.
Paint it Black
This family of cost-conscious Hamburgers (freshly back in Germany after years abroad) converted a kitschy turn-of-the-century...
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
Bringing It All Back Home
Relying on local materials, local craftsmen, and the land her family has farmed for over two centuries, a New Yorker rediscovers...
15 Modern Homes with Black Exteriors
For many, the color black is not the first thing that comes to mind when designing a home. However, don't let it scare you.
This House Doesn't Hold Back and Embraces the Desert
At the base of Echo Mountain in Phoenix, a geometric home by Wendell Burnette opens up to the surrounding desert landscape.
This 1930s Bungalow in Sydney Was Preserved in the Front and Updated in the Back
Breaking architectural conventions associated with suburban housing, this family home in Sydney’s leafy North Shore has its more...
10 Mullet Homes That Are Traditional in the Front, Modern in the Back
While the mullet may be a questionable hairstyle, it’s often a smart choice when it comes to home design, helping the building...
Get Back to Basics by Staying at One of These Modern Cabins
If you love nature and the great outdoors, but aren’t keen on roughing it up in a tent, then consider renting one of these...
Sixties Style Is Brought Back to Life in This Sustainable Kitchen
Salvaged materials meet an eclectic mix of influences in this Australian eco-home.
12 Mullet Homes in Melbourne That Are Modern in the Back
These homes present a traditional face to the neighborhood, but the rear facade is a different story.
Step Back in Time in This Midcentury Now Asking $1.4M
Built in 1960, at the height of the Cold War, this well-preserved midcentury home is packed with authentic period charm—including...
This House Doesn't Hold Back on Colorful Details
A see-through pool wall is just one element of this vibrant home.
Kick Back in This Tiny, Solar-Powered Houseboat For $61K
Compact in size—yet big on comfort—this well-crafted micro-home is a luxurious way to experience the water.
A Black Gable Home Opens Wide to the Appalachian Landscape
Desai Chia Architecture draws upon rural architecture to create an austere retreat that frames spectacular vistas.
A Black Timber Tiny Home Brings Attitude to Amsterdam
Clad in wax-covered pine, this 645-square-foot dwelling is striking on the outside and endlessly charming on the inside.
18 Black Gable Houses With Seriously Witchy Vibes
If any homes could conjure the Halloween spirit, it would be these all-black, gable-roof haunts.
Nine Black Concrete Volumes Form This Mexican Retreat
Arranged to preserve existing trees and form an interior courtyard, these concrete structures are balanced by warm, wood...