Family Matters
The open spaces and transparency of modern architecture turn out to be extremely useful when there’s a house full of relatives.
Light Matters
When asking people what matters most in their lives, they usually offer up values like friendship, health and happiness.
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
Cabins and Connectors Form a Family’s Lake Michigan Retreat
Balancing public and private spaces and facilitating the merge of indoors and outdoors, a series of white cedar-clad volumes...
A Rooftop Addition on a 19th-Century Building Suits a Growing Family’s Needs
An architect renovates his penthouse residence on the roof of the historic Gilsey House in Manhattan’s NoMad district—adding...
This Place Matters
May is National Preservation Month at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and to celebrate, they've rolled out a new...
Cost-Effective Family Home in Pittsburgh
An architect and his wife roll up their sleeves and create an affordable family residence in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Deepening the Family Stack with Circle Connections
Circle with Disney can now connect with third-party APIs to reward screen time for chores, disable distracting apps while...
Tiny House Fits a Family in 196 Square Feet
A 196-square-foot house born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000 has become an inspiration...
All in the Family
With great architecture comes great responsibility, and with an eye toward revival and respect for history, one Harvey Park...
A Family Guesthouse Made for Accessibility, Aging in Place—and That View
With both an aging relative and a wheelchair user in mind, architect Neal Schwartz creates a family guesthouse designed to be...
One Family's Winery Aesthetic, From the Roots Up
An Italian family's rich history permeates every detail of this stunning Napa Valley winery.
Herbert Matter at Design Philadelphia
Last night I stopped into one of the many Design Philadelphia events going on this week: a screening of Reto Caduff's new...
Affordable, SIP-Built Family Home in Kansas City
Architect Jamie Darnell had a simple plan for his family’s home in Kansas City, Missouri, but the result is anything but plain.
Modern Angular Rural Family Home in Canada
Surrounded on all sides by a sweeping Canadian hayfield, the 23.2 House is an angular ode to rural life.
Matter: Logo Evolution
In our May issue I wrote about the undersung Swiss mid-century modernist Herbert Matter, a graphic designer and photographer who...
A Sonoma Prefab That Celebrates a Family’s Passion for Cooking
Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll for the modern cook.
The Art of the Family Business
Block Shop is a collaboration between Los Angeles-based sisters Hopie and Lily Stockman and a community of master printers, dyers...
Small and Modern: A Family Lakeside Getaway in Texas
A family matriarch enlisted an architect, an interior designer, a builder, and a landscape architect to help realize her vision...
Modern Wood-Lined Family Home in the Hamptons
Two idiosyncratic Andrew Geller structures get a new lease on life as part of a modern-day family compound designed by Hamptons...