These 7 Hawaiian Modernist Escapes Will Have You Dreaming of the Islands
If you've ever entertained fantasies of a modernist escape on a tropical island, you'll fully understand why each of these...
A Tiny Cabin Is This Writer’s Off the Grid Getaway
On an island 20 miles off the coast of Maine, a writer, with the help of his daughter, built not only a room but an entire green...
A Hilltop Midcentury in Berkeley With Bay Views and a Writer’s Cottage Asks $970K
Available for the first time in nearly 60 years, the home offers a glass-fronted living room with views of the San Francisco Bay.
Beantown Dream
In this tightly packed Northeast city where developers pounce first on any available lot, two young architects found a rare...
Before & After: An Adirondacks Lake House Escapes its Amorphous Additions
A couple tap architect Jill Porter, a college friend, to renovate their weekend retreat over seven years—and decide to live there...
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...
This Glowing Glass Haven Beckons the Outside In
Inspired by the idea of a glowing lantern tucked into the hillside, the owner of this Woodland Dune house worked with her...
A Writer’s Prefab Retreat Sits Lightly Upon the Land in Joshua Tree
Thoughtfully inserted into the desert landscape, a low-impact, two-bedroom Cover prefab embraces the outdoors in minimalist style.
A Home Fit for a Science Fiction Writer
On Austin’s outskirts, an author's bunker-style home redefines modern city living.
Before & After: A TV Writer’s Chelsea Loft Is Saved From a Hodgepodge of Outdated Remodels
Through a process of subtraction, the architects were able to highlight the penthouse’s unique elements.
A Sculptural Desert Escape Inspired by a Shadow
This dark Yucca Valley home tricks the eye through clever use of light and shadow.
A Modern Glass Addition in Belgium
For this tiny house in the Belgian forest, a little extra square footage comes in the form of a glassed-in addition with a...
20 Dream Kitchens
The kitchen can often be the main gathering point of a home, so why not make it stand out?
Modern Addition in Louisville
Working creatively to meet strict preservation codes, architect Roberto de Leon affixes a modern annex onto a historic Louisville...
A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.
17 Dreamy and Rentable Retreats for a Pacific Northwest Escape
Between infinite outdoor happenings and quaint urban charms, Oregon and Washington are just the places to hightail it to for a...
A Glowing Eichler Home in San Francisco Asks $2.15M
Built in 1962, this superb Eichler one-story in San Francisco's Diamond Heights neighborhood prioritizes indoor/outdoor living.
12 Functional Modern Home Libraries
It's often said that rooms are furnished by books.
Escape to the English Countryside in This Bucolic, $1.4M Stone House
Designed in the 1950s, the home’s timber-clad interior has expansive windows that frame views of a picturesque garden.
6 Famous Writer’s Retreats You Can Rent When You’re Ready to Write That Novel
Explore the homes that inspired some of the best literary minds of the past two centuries.