An architect and his preteen daughter take on a backyard project.
The open spaces and transparency of modern architecture turn out to be extremely useful when there’s a house full of relatives.
A Steel-and-Glass Compound Is One Family’s Launchpad For Adventure
The four structures that form Studhorse in Northern Washington encourage family members and guests to interact with the...
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
A Southern Californian Prefab Is Paradise For the Whole Family
A pair of Icelandic prefab pioneers deliver an efficient family home in Culver City.
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...
When asking people what matters most in their lives, they usually offer up values like friendship, health and happiness.
Family Home Renovation in Brooklyn
For most homeowners, the goal of renovating is to transform an existing space into an idealized domicile.
Editor's Letter: Design Matters
Perfection is boring.
It Took a Whole Family to Build This House
In upstate New York, two families unite to design a vacation house that will suit all their needs for years to come.
An Accessible Home Promotes a Lifetime of Well-Being For the Whole Family
Tucked in a Chicago suburb, the Courtyard Residence celebrates the outdoors while responding to the needs of each family member.
This Place Matters
May is National Preservation Month at the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and to celebrate, they've rolled out a new...
Family-Friendly Renovation of a Brick Warehouse in Alabama
In Alabama, a commercial building with a multifarious past begins a fresh chapter for a young family after a modern renovation.
A Green House in Japan Sets the Stage for Family Time
This single-family home in Himeji, Japan was built with three daughters, two dogs, and lush, green exteriors in mind.
Bringing Families Back to Downtown Dallas
Diane Cheatham and Edward Baum team up to try to make the Dallas of their design dreams a reality.
A Family Moves from Netherlands to Singapore
In December 2007, Nicolette de Waart, her husband, Joost Dop, and their four children moved from Heemstede, the Netherlands, to...
All in the Family
With great architecture comes great responsibility, and with an eye toward revival and respect for history, one Harvey Park...
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...
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...
Matter: Logo Evolution
In our May issue I wrote about the undersung Swiss mid-century modernist Herbert Matter, a graphic designer and photographer who...