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Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
A Sculptural Desert Escape Inspired by a Shadow
This dark Yucca Valley home tricks the eye through clever use of light and shadow.
Escape to the Texan Treetops in This Eco-Luxe Treehouse
About an hour’s drive outside Austin, a dreamy treehouse awaits guests seeking respite in nature.
Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions
Perched on pink granite cliffs, a series of prefab pavilions offer a luxe, back-to-nature experience in one of Tasmania’s oldest...
A Lunar Lander-Inspired Tiny House is an Otherworldly Escape
Inspired by a picture of a lunar lander, a naval architect perches a tiny house in the shrub-steppe landscape of Eastern...
Book This Idyllic Portuguese Home For Your Next Escape
Could the modern, minimalist villa known as Casa Luum be your next vacation spot? We think so.
A Melbourne Couple Escape City Living in This Tasmanian Retreat
Despite its dark facade to visually recede into the bush, this countryside home boasts bright, light, and cozy interiors.
A Lake Superior Escape With a Whitewashed Masonry Sauna
Wood and masonry come together in this Minnesotan refuge that balances the built environment with the natural setting.
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,...
These 7 Vintage Airstreams Were Transformed Into Modern Escapes
Airstream trailers may have emerged in the 1930s and become iconic of the 1950s, but today, owners and designers are revamping...
Escape to a John Lautner Micro-Resort in the Californian Desert
Stay in a midcentury modern hotel built and inspired by the iconic style of American architect John Lautner.
Escape to the Jungle in One of These Modern Forested Retreats
If Tarzan and Jane happened to be design-loving folks, they'd be right at home at any of these vacation destinations.
This Minimalist Cabin in Vietnam Is the Perfect Forest Escape
Built for an affordable $3,000, the Forest House is a 129-square-foot refuge outside Hanoi.
This Designer Escapes to Ibiza for Some Peace and Quiet
In a quiet corner of the famed Spanish party island, rug designer Nani Marquina and photographer Albert Font have carved out a...
27 Modern She Shed Designs to Inspire Your Backyard Escape
From DIY to custom built, see examples of how the common backyard shed can be transformed into a relaxing and creative space.
A Luxe, Handcrafted Tree House Offers Blissful Escape Into Nature
Nestled among four mature Beech trees, this hexagonal tree house invites visitors to reconnect with nature in a surprisingly...
Escape to a Light-Filled, Beach-Meets-Forest Retreat in Portugal
Sitting across from a deserted beach on a private plot surrounded by a pine forest is a large modernist vacation home that's...
Grab Your Friends and Escape to a Remote Cabin Cluster on a Norwegian Island
Weary city dwellers can find serenity in this array of cabins on the Norwegian archipelago of Fleinvær, where the Northern Lights...
10 Modern Vacation Homes in Mexico That Guarantee an Epic Escape
Any excuse is a good excuse for a vacation getaway to Mexico.
8 Unique Vacation Rentals Around the World
Every traveler is different—some want the comforts that come with staying in a conventional hotel, while others crave adventure...