Tiny 1920s Garage Transformed Into a Charming Studio
A dilapidated auto shop in Seattle is reborn as an efficient studio rental.
A Small 1920s Guesthouse Bathroom Gets A Modern Makeover
Modern maker Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that carry big impact; her bathroom...
An Architect Renovates His 1920s Home in Portugal, While Preserving the Exterior Shell
The original facade of a 1920s house in Estoril, Portugal, is preserved, despite a full interior overhaul.
A 1920s Office Building Is Revamped as a Craftsman-Inspired Hotel in Los Angeles
The innovative and culturally eclectic third site of the Sydell Group's Freehand Hotel Collection is located in the historic Los...
1920s Bungalow Plus Modern Addition Equals Perfect Austin Home
A couple planning for an investment property in Austin ended up with a home that was too terrific to let go.
Spirit of the South
With neighboring duplexes supplying rental income, two Knoxville architects patiently—and affordably—craft their dream home.
Cute Couple Alert: Modern Prefab Poolhouse Addition to a 1920s Sears Kit House
A Boston family chose a double dose of prefab for an addition to their home in the Massachusetts countryside.
Sneak Peek of Renzo Piano’s New Stunning Oceanfront Condominiums in Miami’s North Beach
Renzo Piano Building Workshop is positioning a new private residential building as the "beacon" on Miami's North Beach, nestled...
This Surf-Inspired Hotel Celebrates Waikiki’s Creative Spirit and its Midcentury Roots
On Oahu’s South Shore in Honolulu, the Surfjack was created in collaboration with local artists and designers who live and...
1860s Stable Modernized in Melbourne
On a shady street just off the main drag of Melbourne, Australia’s hippest inner suburb, a pair of creative types and their two...
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s first patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
The Woodman’s Treehouse
The Woodman’s Treehouse transports its guests into a green wonderland where uninterrupted views of the forest and modern comforts...
Chicago’s Summer of Design
A massive exhibition and a new permanent design museum put the past, present, and future of the city’s design community in focus.
Caravana Americana Showcases the Passion of Latin America’s Design Community
From March 24 to 26, we visited Caravana Americana in Mexico City, where 61 emerging and established designers, makers, and...
Remodeling the Town Miller’s House From 1844
Built in 1844, this 2,700-square-foot house—which once belonged to a town miller—is transformed into a modern family home with...
Go Stargazing in Snøhetta’s Towering Addition to Sweden’s Treehotel
Guests can now book a stay in the 7th room, a cabin that seems to float in a pine canopy with views of the Lule River and the...
Editor’s Letter: Ideas for Life
Here is the best idea for life: Choose to be extraordinary.
Rose House Blooms in Ukraine’s Carpathian Mountains
In the proposed guesthouse, water joins concrete, weathering steel, and glass as another building material.
What Lies Within America’s First Urban-Renewal Project
High-rise superblocks and identical clusters of row houses set apart from the urban grid have been much maligned as some of the...
A Barbershop That’s a Cut Above
Birds Barbershop is an Austin mainstay, offering beer, music, and arcade games in addition to affordable cuts.

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