Barely There
If not for the dawn appearance of the bear, which came loping toward Maem Slater-Enns and her then six-month-old daughter as they...
The L.A. Home of Song Exploder’s Hrishikesh Hirway Is Barely Larger Than a Music Box
The podcaster and his wife get creative to compress their work lives into a compact home.
Beyond The Red Door
This Victorian farmhouse in Granville, Ohio barely survived years of “keggers” and student housing at its university locale...
Photographer Steve Reczkowski Reviews 5 Digital Cameras
Not all pictures are worth a thousand words.
A Coastline Gem in Ogunquit, Maine
As I trekked northward to Maine last month for a lobster-filled weekend getaway, I stumbled upon the Ogunquit Museum of American...
Manhattan
Like many white people of a certain age, I first visited Harlem by mistake.
Pop-Up Schmop-Up
Perhaps the most beloved prefix these days for events and design projects -- aside from 'eco-' of course -- is 'pop-up.' Where...
A Musty Attic is Transformed Into a Luminous Loft
In Seattle, an architect transforms a cramped space into a flexible family gathering spot.
Open Kitchen
A San Francisco architect turns his “inefficiency” kitchen into a modestly scaled and well-lit place to cook, eat, work, and...
Earth Work
A French architecture firm carves out an earthen shroud for the modern extension of a home located in the foothills of the...
6 Modern Wineries on the West Coast With Beautiful Architecture
A weekend away at a vineyard doesn't just have to be about the wine tasting—rather, it should be an opportunity to escape to a...
Harboe's Marks
Chicago preservation architect Thomas “Gunny” Harboe prefers not to dismantle architectural monuments.
Surf Shacks 028 - Jess Bianchi + Malia Grace Mau
Nestled away in a remote and lush coastal nook of the Hawaiian island chain is the dream home of filmmaker Jess Bianchi and...
Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
This Modern Boston Renovation Expertly Mixes in Colorful Craft Finds
A world of craftsmanship is on display at MASS Design Group cofounder Alan Ricks’ home.
Welcome to the Jungle
In Central America, Spanish colonial architecture prevails.
This High-Flying Home Tackles a Sharp Slope
Working with a limited footprint, a daunting slope, and killer views, architect Bruce Bolander went vertical with a secluded...
Gable-Roofed Rural Weekend Home in Connecticut
To create their rural Connecticut getaway, Lisa Gray and Alan Organschi layered their modern design sensibility atop an early...
Meet the Holocene Coffee Table
The new Holocene Coffee Table by Modify Furniture is designed as a commentary on the current environmental...
A Dramatic Cutout Wall and Other Surprises Define This Playful House
In Auckland, New Zealand, an architect cleverly uses roof supports and surplus soil to define space, both inside and out.

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