Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
Classic or contemporary, these titles are guaranteed to appeal to burgeoning bookworms of the modernist sort.
An American Bookshelf in London
When Russian-born architect Andrei Saltykov designed his home in the UK, he put his love of the USA on the shelf.
Putting Industrial Style Design into Your Living Space
How adding industrial style furnishings can bring a bit of factory floor to your decor.
Outdoor-sy Interior Design
Missing a little something in the corner of your room or in that tiny space atop a bookshelf?
Friday Finds 7.2.2010
This week our internet proclivities include bookshelf porn, Star Wars dandies, museum blogs and rebooted illustrations for film...
In small spaces, furniture that can multi-task is key, and in the current economy, it’s also a much-needed budget saver.
Color Me Mad!
Always a sucker for well designed architecture and products, I must admit I go a little mad when color has been introduced to the...
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.
Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...
The Philosophy of Juxtaposed:Power
At a party last year I was chatting with Mike Simonian of the San Francisco design firm Mike and Maaike.
Folding furniture is often accused of being the worst of all resting places, associated as it is with the discomfort of cold...
House K by YDS Architects
House K is a minimal residence located in Kyushu, Japan, designed by YDS Architects.
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.
A 1,100-square-foot loft in the historic Bester Building, a former steam-engine factory in Emeryville, California, is updated...
A Whimsical Guest House Leans Out to Maximize Space
Wrapped in cedar shakes, a small cottage uses angled walls to sidestep code restraints and gain greater living space.
10 Essential Tips For Creating a Hardworking Home Office
Whether your home office consists of a designated room or a tight corner in your kitchen, there are certain key strategies for...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Sublime Staircases
More than just a way to get from point A to point B, the stairways in these homes have been upgraded from functional features...
A Luminous Renovation in Portugal Creates a Bright and Airy Apartment
An Álvaro Siza-designed apartment in Lisbon undergoes a renovation that results in a more spacious, light-filled interior.
A Crafty Triangular Addition Carves Out Office Space in a London Backyard
Yellow Cloud Studio invents a triangular, glass-and-plywood extension that turns an awkward backyard space into a light-filled...
Spring Greening Winners Announced
Our friends over at Inhabitat have announced the winners of their Spring Greening Contest, which asked entrants to submit a...