Best of Design Awards
Best of Design Awards
Home is where the hearth is
Home is where the Hearth...
K. Pearson Brown
Bulthaup's B2 Kitchen System
With its updated version of the old walk-in hearth, Bulthaup deconstructs the kitchen into a freestanding system fit for a modern...
Fire in the Home 101
Taming fire was humankind’s first and most critical step toward its mastery of the material world.
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea...
A Contemporary Beach Retreat on California's Central Coast Asks $2.3M
Designed by architect James H. Maul in 1971 for his own family, this oceanside residence in Morro Bay is on the market for the...
Leanne Ford's Vintage Echo Park Cabin Hits the Market at $995K
This 1906 cabin, rich with Hollywood history, was recently restored by HGTV star Leanne Ford—and now the cozy bungalow is up for...
A 1970s A-Frame Cabin in Big Bear Is Brought Back to Life
A dated property in the mountains of Big Bear, California, is upgraded to highlight its stunning A-frame design with some simple...
An Incredible Cedar-Clad House Captures Views of the Sea and Forest
Sited on a sloping plot in Suffolk County, New York, this cantilevered house takes full advantage of its forest-meets-sea locale.
Live Large in This Marmol Radziner–Designed Home That's Asking $16.9M
The acclaimed firm builds a bright, modern residence that boasts green roofs, a movie theater, a gym, a pair of guest suites, and...
This New Japanese Resort Offers Access to Hot Springs and Pristine Alpine Skiing
KAI Alps is reopening this December as a luxury hot springs ryokan (or Japanese inn) in northern Nagano, the stunning ski region...
Budget Breakdown: A Prison Bus Becomes a Couple’s First Home For $26K
A young couple converts a 31-foot, 1989 Chevy B6P bus that was formerly a prison transport vehicle into a charming tiny home.
Snag the Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway For the Reduced Price of $2.7M
Dubbed the “House of Tomorrow” for its futuristic design, this midcentury-modern abode was once fit for The King of Rock ’n Roll.
A 1930s Tudor Home Brightens Up in Toronto
A Toronto couple remodel their home with a special emphasis on a spacious kitchen and a material-rich bathroom.
A Scandinavian-Style Pavilion in England Is Listed For $2.1M
Designed by Danish architect Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen, the Pavilion House in Southwold, Suffolk, comes with a detached annex.
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Sensational Fireplaces
Whether they're decorative or functional, these fireplaces and stoves crank up the heat on modern design.
An Impressive 20-Foot Skylight Transforms a Jumbled Chicago Home
By opening up the atrium of a historic residence in Chicago, an architect shows it may take more than a first (or second) draft...
Feast Your Eyes on Fashion Designer Josie Natori's Japanese-Inspired Home
Perched on a ledge of glacial rock in Westchester County, New York, this exposed-timber residence elegantly incorporates...
A Renovated Midcentury Home in L.A. With Timeless Details Asks $1.3M
Take a tour of a light-filled, midcentury-modern home in Los Angeles' Silver Lake neighborhood that just hit the market.
Proof That a Modern Fireplace Can Be the Defining Factor of a Space
No matter where you're located or what time of the year it is, having a fireplace in your home is a treasure that’s continuously...
Creatives of the Bay Area Series: Evan Shively and Madeleine Fitzpatrick
Bursting with creativity in the hills of West Marin, California, is the home of Evan Shively and Madeleine Fitzpatrick, where...