Modernism is a philosophical movement that arose from transformations in Western society during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Among the factors that shaped modernism were industrialization and the rapid growth of cities.

Historic Details and Playful Modernism Meet in this Stunning Barcelona Flat
Historic mosaic tiles inspired this modern renovation by Anna and Eugeni Bach.
This Double-Height Apartment in Barcelona Features Historic Details and a Floating Staircase
Two formerly separate levels are linked and combined into a double-height volume in this 1,464-square-foot apartment in...
A Stunning Townhouse For Sale in a Historic London Neighborhood
A conventional facade with a modern interior creates seamless contemporary living in the heart of a historic district,...
Historic Montreal House Meets DIY IKEA
Updating standard pieces, designer Gaëtan Havart turns a misused space into a vibrant kitchen.
Stunning Tile Stars in This Renovated 19th-Century Pad in Barcelona
A turn-of-the-century apartment receives a stylish revamp that highlights gorgeous floor tiles and exposed brick throughout.
This Stunning Suffolk County Home Brings a Modern Twist to a Historic Area
In the historic hamlet of Amagansett in Suffolk County, New York, is where you'll find the lovely “Lanes,” a set of...
Mayberry Meets Modernism
The aesthetic of mid-19th century retail establishments still holds relevance.
Futuristic Forms Meet Historical Details in Designer Danny Venlet's Brussels Home
A prolific Dutch designer by way of Australia rebuilds his roost in Brussels.
Meet the Craftsmen
Partnering with family-owned companies around the country, Room & Board collaboratively develops timeless pieces with superior...
7 Stunning Scandinavian Hotels
What first comes to mind when you think of the Scandinavian lifestyle? If it includes simplicity, comfort, and a connection to...
Renovating Old and New in Barcelona
When Cecilia Tham and Yoel Karaso of Habitan Architects bought their first-floor apartment in an 1894 block of the Fort Pienc...
In Barcelona, Vaulted Ceilings Are Always a Win
A renovation brings light and order to a Spanish flat, maintaining its standout ceilings.
An Airy Addition to a Historic Boise Home
An airy addition on the back of a historic house in Boise is a model of sensitive renovation, seamlessly melding new and old.
Luminous Apartment in a Historic NYC Building
A family of four makes a piece of New York history home.
Renovating a Modern House in a Historic District
What constitutes good modern design in a historic district? Kansas City architecture firm Kem Studio proposes a solution that...
A Stunning “Super Eichler” in Walnut Creek Asks $1.5M
Check out the atrium and the master suite spa in this midcentury dream home.
A Minimalist Townhouse Provides Serene Accommodations in Historic Kyoto
Located in the 1,200-year-old historic center of Kyoto, Japan, and surrounded by green hills, Nichinichi Townhouse is a holiday...
This Striking Chalet Perfectly Balances Playfulness With Contemporary Design
Surrounded by valleys and dense foliage, Abercorn Chalet is a bold, stylish retreat that embraces the natural wonders of Quebec’s...
An Insider's Guide to Palm Springs Modernism Week 2019
If you haven't already marked your calendar—now's the time. Here’s how to make the most of Palm Springs Modernism Week.
An Outdated Swiss Chalet Is Treated to a Playful New Look
Four sections, four levels, and four doors and windows enable this remodeled 1960s cabin to fully embrace its idyllic natural...