An Interview with SCP Founder Sheridan Coakley
Sheridan Coakley founded British furniture company SCP in 1985.
Mud Mavens: Mud Girls Founder Jen Gobby
Just off Canada's west coast near Vancouver is a paradise for self-sufficiency seekers.
Q&A with Connect:Homes Co-Founder Jared Levy
Jared Levy of Connect:Homes wants to streamline the construction process down to the very seams, while making it affordable for...
How IKEA Founder Ingvar Kamprad Built an Empire Out of Swedish Resourcefulness
To create a better everyday life for the many people—such was the vision of Ingvar Kamprad, who founded IKEA when he was only 17.
My House: The Founders of Backdrop Paint Accentuate the Charms of Their Spanish-Style Home
Leaving New York City for the sunnier climes of Los Angeles, color connoisseurs Natalie and Caleb Ebel play up the historic...
A Midcentury Retreat by Architect and Usonia Founder Aaron Resnick Lists for $999K
A disciple of Frank Lloyd Wright, Resnick built the Calabi-Picker House using materials and techniques that exemplify Usonian...
The Founder of Blue Bottle Coffee Lists a Stylish San Francisco Victorian For $3.85M
This 1894 Queen Anne Victorian was renovated by the same firm that designed Blue Bottle's pared-down cafes.
Q&A: Studio Drift Founder Lonneke Gordijn on Nature, Art, and the Limits of Technology
Why do some of Studio Drift’s projects take more than a decade to complete? Because the technology to create them doesn’t exist...
Tune Into The Modern Architect Podcast For a Conversation With Dwell Founder Lara Deam
Dwell CEO and founder Lara Deam tells The Modern Architect how she arrived at her obsession for design, and how the magazine...
Buffalo Basics Founders
Buffalo, New York, regularly ranks among the top poorest cities in the United States.
Q&A with Artspace Founder
If the "Introduction to Art Collecting" story in our December/January 2011 issue whet your appetite for art acquisition—or if you...
Kitchy Kitchen Founder Claire Thomas Takes Us Inside Her Retro Mountain Getaway
Welcome to the Kitchy Cabin, a wonderland of midcentury decor and whimsical design.
15 Years Already? Dwell Founder Lara Deam Discusses Dwell's Exciting Future
Dwell’s founder shares her thoughts on celebrating the magazine’s anniversary by reflecting on the very first issue.
Hood Century Founder Jerald Cooper Is Harnessing Instagram Clout for a New Preservation Movement
Leveraging hip-hop and hype culture, the talent booker–turned–preservationist angles to get more Black people engaged with, and...
Hem Founder Petrus Palmér Says “Adjö” to His Converted Blacksmith’s Workshop in Stockholm
Dating back to the 1800s, the space was reimagined in 2015 by acclaimed Swedish firm Förstberg Ling.
IDEO Founder David Kelley Asks $13.5M for His Ettore Sottsass-Designed Masterpiece
Nestled in Silicon Valley, the Kelley Residence is an eclectic assemblage of pavilions—and a monument to the Milan-based...
Devo Co-Founder Gerald Casale Lists His Palm Desert Midcentury For $1.2M
No need to "whip it into shape"—the musician has kept this classic midcentury in great condition.
Bathrooms We Love: Rough Linen Founder Tricia Rose Showcases Her Beachy, Japanese-Style Bathroom
The founder of the natural bed-and-bath brand built her washroom herself.
A Memphis Co-Founder's Bold New Paper Goods
If you’re a fan of the Memphis design movement that made major waves in the Italian design scene of the 1980s, you’ll be rushing...
Parachute Founder and CEO Ariel Kaye Knows Just What to Gift for the Holidays
The queen of comfort dishes on the best gifts to give your loved ones this year.