Classic Stories Get Slick Redesign
On my last couple trips to the bookstore I've been taken with a new series of six paperbacks which have positively leapt out at...
Airstream: Re-designing an American icon
Mobile + Home: what is so fascinating about the juxtaposition of these two seemingly irreconcilable...
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...
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On Your Mark, Get Sett
Austin-based modern prefab designer Kimber Reed wants you to space out.
West Side Story
A comprehensive look at mid-century California design reveals a modern coming of age for the Golden State.
Modern Furniture Fit for a Classic Eichler
Seeking a modern shell for their mid-century pieces, a pair of collectors found a relatively untouched Eichler in San Rafael,...
A Classic 1970s Speaker Gets New Life for a Modern Audience
Stockholm-based electronics company Teenage Engineering designs and manufactures synthesizers and audio products that, at their...
Quality vs. Quantity: A Developer's Story
We’ve kept out an eye near the southeast corner of Sloan’s Lake to observe what it takes to build a huge residential project.
Design Classic: Jens Risom Collection
Jens Risom's 1942 designs for Knoll were born out of wartime necessity but went on to become signature midcentury modern designs.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
How to Talk to an Architect About Getting Smart Tech
We asked the principal of DRAW in Kansas City.
Knoll Rings In Breast Cancer Awareness Month With Special Editions of Classic Pieces
Starting October 1, you can shop pink versions of products designed by Harry Bertoia and Florence Knoll.
A Modern Prefab Addition to a Mid-Century California Classic
A 1950s Joseph Esherick home in Berkeley, California, inspires an addition that pays homage to the past yet is poised to host the...
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...
A Napa Valley Motor Lodge Reinterprets the Classic Roadside Motel
The Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa boasts camper van-inspired details, midcentury design, and a spa that draws from geothermal hot...
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Get's Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
Spain's Basque Coast Gets a New Modern Hotel With a Michelin-Starred Restaurant
Located just outside San Sebastián overlooking the Basque Coast in Spain, a beautiful modern hotel has emerged from Monte Igueldo...
An Old Row House in Montreal Gets a Colorful Modern Upgrade
Warm, repurposed building materials are favored in this savvy renovation by MARK + VIVI.
10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking
In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.

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