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In Living Color
Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful work and a curiosity for the world stage to his new position as MoMA’s...
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...
9 Small Spaces With Color
From city apartments to vacation rentals and boutique hotels, a daring and creative use of colorful paint, textiles, and other...
West Side Story
A comprehensive look at mid-century California design reveals a modern coming of age for the Golden State.
Poll: Color Rules
We want to know, do you have any rules about...
A Designer Lists Her Three-Story Live/Work Loft in Orange County For $525K
From the front of the Santiago Street Lofts in downtown Santa Ana, California, it may not look like a residence at all—due to its...
Color 101: Hueless
Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors.
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.
What's a Color Combo You Love?
Roses are red, violets are blue.
Dutch Designers Master Color and Texture
The reigning couple of colorful design complement their pastel-meets-neon palette with a new take on texture.
Unexpected Bursts of Color Enliven a Midcentury Pad in Australia
In a midcentury home in Victoria, Australia, an interior designer embraces color and a connection to the outdoors.
Toronto's Story Pod Doubles as a Lending Library and Community Hub
In the historic downtown core of Newmarket, Ontario, in the Greater Toronto area, sits the Story Pod—an abstract black box filled...
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
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...
The Power of Color and What Each Shade Is Best For
Color is a design superpower that can make a small room appear larger, or an expansive space feel intimate and cozy.
Top 4 Homes of the Week That Embrace Neutral Color Palettes
Gray, white, cream, beige, and black—these quiet yet powerful tones can make any home feel warm and inviting.
Quirky Toronto House Is Far From Color Shy
Case in point: the magenta entry and cobalt blue carpet.