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...
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.
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.
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 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.
Building the Maxon House: Week 1
In our latest Backstory series, Seattleite Lou Maxon recounts the thrills and trials of ditching the suburbs, buying property,...
BC House by Dieter Vander Velpen
BC House is a minimal interior located in Leuven, Belgium, designed by Dieter Vander Velpen.
Wigglyhouse by ifdesign
Wigglyhouse is a minimal home located in Como, Italy, designed by ifdesign.
Tadao Ando's Reimagined Clark Art Institute
The striking Massachusetts museum Clark Art Institute reopens its doors after a decade-long transformation.
6 Marble Alternatives For Your Kitchen Worktops
Bring the sleek, sophisticated look of marble into your kitchen with these cheaper, more durable alternatives.
Cuddling Up with Qi Home's Cashmere
We recently had the opportunity to get cozy with Qi Home's line of sumptuous cashmere throws.
A Transformed Postman's Cottage in England
In southwestern England, an architect transforms a former postman’s cottage on a sprawling estate into a home that radiates from...
Lawrence Halprin Oral History Project
As a San Franciscan I'm very fortunate to live every day with the work of landscape architecture pioneer Lawrence Halprin, who...
7 Stress-Free Ways to Keep Your White Kitchen Spotless
No need to shy away from a brilliant, white kitchen—these pointers will keep your space sparkling clean.

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