Beach Reading
Looking for a little light literature to while away the hours? We suggest a quartet of (fictional) titles for the…
Winter Reading List
Winter is the perfect time to cozy up, hunker down and reflect. For our winter reading list, we’ve selected five books…
Less is More in this Manhattan Beach Bungalow
Matt Jacobson doesn’t just abide by the mantra “less is more,” he wholeheartedly embraces it. His Southern California…
A Dramatic Cliffside Prefab Steps from the Beach in Australia
With little time to waste, an Australian firm erects an efficient prefab overlooking the ocean.
Surfing San Fran's Ocean Beach For The First Time
Ocean Beach, San Francisco, February 2017. William Finnegan devoted a few beautiful chapters to surfing this…
Binburra Beach House by Amee Allsop
Binburra Beach House is a minimal residence located in Sydney, Australia, designed by Amee Allsop.
Green Reading
Renderings of a new storage facility for the British Library have been released. The design, by HOK, comes with plenty…
An Australian Beach Home with Stunning Ocean Views
Eco-friendly features like solar panels and rainwater catchments keep this retreat's environmental footprint small.
A Renovated Ray Kappe Abode in Manhattan Beach
Up-sizing from a small bungalow, Kristopher Dukes and Matt Jacobson take a minimalist approach to renovating and…
Bach to the Beach
With authenticity and simplicity as their rallying cry, a Kiwi architect and his wife have built a modern beach house…
6 Illuminating Reading Lamps
If your manuscript is far from being illuminated, it’s time to drop the task at hand and find a new lamp to read by.
Reading Ada Louise Huxtable
I picked up this copy of Kicked a Building Lately? by the onetime New York Times architecture critic Ada Louise…
Recommended Reading: Books by Knoll Designers
Benjamin Pardo, Knoll director of design, selects several books penned by Knoll designers
A Modern Bungalow in Venice Beach
A house designed to be part of the landscape is at home among the trees in Venice, California.
Michelle Kaufmann Book Reading
These days, it's a common saying that recessions breed creativity. To Michelle Kaufmann, this means creating solutions…
Wanders’ Walls: Miami Beach’s Newest Hotel is the Mondrian South Beach
The Mondrian South Beach, a new luxury boutique hotel designed by Dutch design star Marcel Wanders, is much like…
Where to Eat, Drink and Shop in Venice Beach
Ariel Kaye, Parachute’s Founder and CEO, shared her Venice suggestions when we opened for business a while back. And…
Affordable Beach Home Dream
It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an unrealistic one because of coastal homes prices. So I decided to do…
Reading Time: Creative Books for Kids
From picture books for pint-size readers to more involved, didactic tomes that parents can read to their kids, break…
An Airstream and Playroom by the Beach
A couple in Israel seizes the rare chance to rehab a 1969 Airstream to experiment with indoor-outdoor, space-efficient…