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The First Apartment Book: Cool Designs for Small Spaces
After reading Aaron Britt’s interview with Kyle Schuneman on masculine design for our June Interior Design issue (on newsstands...
The Trellis That Keeps It Cool
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.
A Brief History of the Cool Office
Whether you intend it or not, your office furniture is saying something about your business’ values.
Crazy Cool Loft Space Surrounded by Rope Walls
The Karst region in Slovenia is known for its limestone plateau, filled with picturesque caves and sinkholes.
DANI ARPS DESIGNS COOL, CREATIVE SPACES THAT STARTUPS NEED TO SUCCEED
New York City-based interior designer Dani Arps understands what makes entrepreneurs tick.
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
Japan Relief: Designs to Inspire
One of the most devastating crises to hit Japan in over 60 years, the March earthquake and tsunami left the country shocked,...
15 Brilliant Designs That Work Around Nature
Instead of chopping down trees or cutting branches, many architects have come up with smart design solutions to avoid disturbing...
An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Prefab Keeps Cool in the Palm Springs Desert
Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.
Gather Around These 7 Modern Fire Pit Designs
Just in time for summer, here are seven modern wood-burning fire pits to inspire your next backyard get-together.
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
6 Noteworthy Designs from Salone Satellite 2013
Five American studios and one university exhibited their newest wares at Milan’s 2013 Salone Satellite.
9 Modern Designs That Were Born in the USA
From small workshops to home studios, we herald a group of American makers.
This Insanely Cool Loft Is What Downtown Dreams Are Made Of
While we love a traditional interior and adore a modern space, there's one style we keep coming back to: the downtown loft.
Cool, Asian Courtyard Home With A Brutalist Core
Modeled after the traditional courtyard family residences of Thailand, Baan Yo Yen is a Brutalist-inspired house designed with...
London Cooling
The Lighthouse, by British architects Sheppard Robson, seeks to redefine the future of residential energy by plugging into the...
A Cool Melbourne Cottage Riffs Off of its Victorian Neighbors
Using the same roof form and materials as the houses surrounding it, this Australian residence reinterprets the pitched-roof...
This Chapel-Turned-Office in Belgium Is Unbelievably Cool
Klaarchitectuur fashions an office space for their firm that balances the building's communal past with modern workplace needs.
Escape the Cold to One of These Cool Vacation Rentals in Miami
Miami is a city where tropical living meets retro style and colors like peach, yellow, pink, and aqua pay homage to a relaxed,...
5 Striking Designs That Use Perforated Cement Breeze-Blocks in Interesting Ways
Breeze-blocks, perforated concrete blocks, cinder blocks, cobogó, or even decorative terra-cotta bricks: call them what you will,...

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