Wonders of the World
Though not strictly modern—well, not modern at all, really—the Wonders of the World series of books from Harvard Universtiy Press...
7 Community-Focused Maker Hotels Around the World
The maker movement has officially migrated into the hotel scene.
Marimekko in Harvard Square
Strolling down Brattle Street in Harvard Square, one can't help but notice the new vibrant swathes of color and fabric trumpeting...
7 Minimalist Apartments Around The World
According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...
The World of Sound
You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but you have to close your eyes to “see” it. The ear inhabits a...
25 Dogs Living in the Modern World
These lucky dogs are living a design-inspired life, proving that just because you're dog, it doesn't mean you have to live in the...
21 Cats Living in the Modern World
These cats are living out their nine lives in comfort and style.
World’s Fair Pavilion: Restoring the Tent of Tomorrow
Matthew Silva’s documentary on New York's World's Fair Pavilion is focused on getting a forgotten modernist structure restored.
Sleeping In: The World’s Slowest Hotel
Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth.
World’s Most Turkey-Shaped Building
The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and 740,000...
10 Rentable Homes in the World's Best Wine Regions
From the vineyard to the table, wine has always been celebrated around the world.
Braver's New World
A revamp of this small suburban Massachusetts home doubled its size while giving the yard, the neighbors, and the planet a...
Andrea Cochran's Bold Landscape Designs Are Natural Wonders
Andrea Cochran, a 2014 National Design Award winner, applies a site-specific approach to tease out the ephemeral and sensory.
Designing the Modern World Award
Choosing the finalists and, eventually, the winners wasn't the only difficult task at the Modern World Awards.
In the Material World: Susan Weber
Long before Peggy Guggenheim bought her first Jackson Pollock, the Wittlesbach Dukes of Bavaria were snapping up antiquities.
Modern World Awards 2011
This year we debuted the Modern World Awards, giving our favorite product and furniture discoveries a place to shine on the show...
All the World's a Page
If you've run out of room on your nightstands, filled every available wall with shelves, and if your floorspace has begun to...
The Tallest Cake in the World
To my joie de vivre, my first Sunday in Paris coincided with musée gratuit dimanche, the first Sunday of every month when museums...
Living in a Material World
Americans have always held a soft spot in their hearts for futuristic materials, from the amazing light-weight properties of...
World's Tallest Lego Tower
Remember those lazy days making Lego houses and hospitals, clicking everything into place and feeling that you'd really built...