Play's the Thing
With ingenuity and plenty of elbow grease, architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family clubhouse.
Play: Electric Slide
A group of Columbia University students have a good time reinventing the playground as a place to harness all that youthful...
Daft Punk Could Play at This House
A DJ booth is just one amenity packed into this modern surf shack.
An Architect Couple Play With Texture in Their Handcrafted London Home
The husband-and-wife team behind Liddicoat & Goldhill use diverse materials for their house in Hackney, which is angled to...
This Whimsical Home in Japan Encourages Play and Exploration
Exposed wooden trusses and polycarbonate walls are just some of the features of this playful, Kobe residence.
House of Cards Actor Molly Parker's Echo Park Bungalow Goes For $899K
Hurry—this light-filled bungalow with a backyard artist's studio is accepting backup offers.
Sunlight Plays a Starring Role in an Architect’s Family Home in L.A.
Walls of glass allow the unique light of the Upper Santa Monica Canyon to warm architect David Montalba’s boxy, concrete...
Structured Play
Two of the country’s most creative and thoughtful playground designers—architect Richard Dattner and landscape architect M. Paul...
Egg Press Recipe Cards
When you make a good meal, you want to share it (or at least keep the recipe on file for future dinner parties).
Eco-Friendly Holiday Cards
I've known about Paperless Post for a while now; this past wedding season, a handful of Save-the-Dates arrived in my email inbox...
This Architect’s Houston Home Promotes Play With a Clever Entry Courtyard
Architect Shawn Gottschalk’s midcentury-inspired Pavilion Haus is an ode to childhood summer adventures.
Child’s Play: Designing a Polished, All-Ages Playscape
Can a home that encourages creativity, exploration, and fun still look grown-up?
A Green City in China That Will Play a Major Role in Fighting Air Pollution
Liuzhou Forest City will be the first urban settlement in China that will be able to generate its own renewable energy, increase...
This Light-Filled Industrial Renovation Plays Host to Live Music
In Portland, Oregon, a renovated warehouse fuses engineering and artistry, much like its owners.
Rough and Refined Details Play Nice in This Reimagined Melbourne Victorian
Behind a traditional facade, textured concrete ceilings combine with svelte surfaces for a deliciously moody effect.
This Chinese Kindergarten Takes Play Seriously With an Outdoor Climbing Wall
Formerly a musty warehouse, Lion International Kindergarten in Guangzhou boosts creativity with airy, inviting interiors.
Toy Designer Cas Holman Is Obliterating Old Notions of Play
We chat with designer Cas Holman, whose gender-neutral toys encourage new ways of thinking and collaborating, about the...
Space to Work, Room to Play
A mobile game studio in Manhattan’s Meatpacking District outgrows its original office and brings back designer Sheena Murphy to...
How to Play FlatPak
Intelligent, appealing, and affordable, Charlie Lazor’s user-friendly FlatPak just might be the project that revolutionizes the...
Leveling the Playing Field
From wearable sensors to accessibility apps, smart technology is transforming the lives of seniors and people with disabilities.