Reader DIY: A Modern Granite Grill
We love hearing stories about how our magazine and website have inspired readers to tackle their own modern design projects, at...
Australia's Black Granite Box at Venice Architecture Biennale
An uncannily simple white cube gallery space wrapped in black granite comes to the Australian pavilion of the Venice Architecture...
23 Kitchen Countertops That Serve Up Good Design
Whether made of granite, wood, or quartzite, these intriguing modern kitchen countertops will inspire your next home improvement...
A Lakeside Retreat in Quebec Looks Sharp With a Blade-Like Roof
Anchored to a rocky site on the shores of Lake Memphremagog, a granite home sports a long, sleek roof.
Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials
We break down the benefits and costs of laminate, wood, concrete, stainless steel, engineered quartz, granite, and marble.
A Prefab Cabin in New Hampshire Is a Magnificent Mountain Retreat
Perched atop a soaring granite outcropping, I-Kanda Architects' Cabin on a Rock is a modernist hideaway.
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 Timber-Clad Sauna in Chile Angles For Lakeside Views
In the Los Lagos district of Chile, hovering over a dark granite rock overlooking the lake, is Sauna Ranco, a simple refuge...
A Ranch House Kitchen Renovation
For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious...
From Italy: Recycled Tile Wallpaper
Our first stop on day one of our week of tile-mania at Cersaie was at the booth of tile manufacturer Trend, an Italian company...
Kahn's Park Gets the Greenlight
The New York City parks around the Brooklyn Bridge are about to gain an upstream sibling.
Richard Meier on Designing With Marble
Notable for his commanding buildings clad in bright white aluminum, architect Richard Meier, who recently celebrated 50 years in...
Greening San Francisco's Old Mint
Last year I had the chance to take a press preview of the Old Mint in San Francisco.
A Modern Lakeside Boathouse in Ontario
A Toronto firm crafts a serene waterfront structure for a family in Georgian Bay.
This Mesmerizing Glass House Is Also a Photographer's Lakeside Studio
Set at the edge of Stoney Lake in Ontario, Canada, is a photographer's home, studio, and boat house.
6 Marble Alternatives For Your Kitchen Worktops
Bring the sleek, sophisticated look of marble into your kitchen with these cheaper, more durable alternatives.
Not Ready For a Prefab House? How About a Prefab Kitchen.
Kitchen systems are a lot like prefab housing: they're designed to be modular but they're endlessly customizable—not that that's...
A Hillside Midcentury Home in Pasadena Starts at $749K
Perched among the treetops, this residence in the San Rafael Hills affords plenty of outdoor space for lounging and entertaining.
BC House by Dieter Vander Velpen
BC House is a minimal interior located in Leuven, Belgium, designed by Dieter Vander Velpen.
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...