This Bungalow is Anything but Basic
A 1940s bungalow literally raised the roof in Vancouver.
Nesting Instinct
If I had a fatter wallet, and a big, spreading tree in my backyard (if, indeed, I had a backyard), I would most certainly covet...
Basic Living
Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused architectural trend.
8 IKEA Hacks to Bring Your Furniture From Basic to Brilliant
Brace yourself—you'll be tempted to add each of these clever IKEA hacks to your list of weekend projects.
7 Basic Types of Lighting Fixtures—and When to Use Them
From sconces to pendants, and recessed to track lights, we illuminate the seven basic types of lighting fixtures.
These New Sherbet-Colored Sheets Are Your Earth-Friendly Alternative to Basic Bedding
Buffy takes the next step forward in their journey to bring earth-friendly ingredients into the bedroom.
A Simple Gabled House Features an Intricate Latticework Shell
Architect Sven Matt mixed basic shapes with rich details in this Austrian home.
20 Bathrooms With Transformative Tiles
The right tiles can transform any basic space into a breathtaking escape.
This Bilbao Apartment Takes the Open Floor Plan to the Extreme
Stripped to its basic elements—no walls, only curtains to divide the living spaces—this colorful flat is inspired by Marcel...
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...
The Everyday Carry of a Creative Duo: Early Work
Early Work is driven by an instinct to subtract and simplify.
What You Need to Know When Considering Working With a Landscape Designer
Thinking about working with a landscape professional on your home garden? Here are some basic tips you need to know to get...
An Introduction to Prefab
The basic principle of prefab, whereby a home is fabricated in one location and then delivered to another, has been around for at...
Timothy Ben Furniture Shapes Up
Two new designs from Cardiff-based Timothy Ben Furniture turn the basic geometry of shapes into fully customizable and functional...
Cozy by Design
Embrace your primordial instincts with a lesson from the happiest nation in the world.
Ladles Not Labels
Fed up with men's fashion, Rachel Wythe-Moran and Simon Watkins of East London's Labour and Wait cooked up a plan to align their...
Tools of the Trade
Design-build practices invest considerable time in setting up shop and tremendous capital in tools.
Living in a Cocoon
Last month we detailed Le Van Bo's One Square Meter House—a project that explores basic living requirements.
These Walls Can Talk
Congratulations, wallpaper…you no longer look or feel like my grandmother’s living room.
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.