Hlaska Evergreen Briefcase
Having toted this slim, Italian leather valise across the Pacific, across the States and across town, I can say that Hlaska’s...
A Refined Austin Home With Verdant Views Asks $2.1M
Alterstudio Architecture once again teams up with Austin couple and design-build duo Anne Suttles and Sam Shah—to spectacular...
5 Reasons Why Landscaping and Bringing Plants Into Your Home Is So Valuable
We may spend the majority of our time inside, but the appeal of the outdoors is always there—and it’s full of surprising benefits...
Family Matters
An architect and his preteen daughter take on a backyard project.
Growing Upward and Outward, a Cabin Expansion Mirrors the Trees
The shape of a tree’s canopy inspires the expansion of a ramshackle cabin in Quebec.
Salone 2012: Dror for Tumi
Back again in Milan this year is the ever-present Dror Benshetrit,who wowed us in years past with his Peacock Chair for Capellini...
Garden Apartment
Botanist Patrick Blanc has been bringing the wilds of the rainforests to Parisian walls for over 30 years, most recently at the...
Glass House with Stunning Pacific Ocean Views
Seeking a respite from the city, a Portland couple create a beachfront getaway on Oregon’s rugged coast.
Landscape Design for All Climates
Seven landscape architects across the United States explain how they mastermind inspired designs showcasing the best of their...
Three Glass-and-Copper Pavilions Conquer the Cliffs
Hidden on a hill overlooking Australia’s Pittwater Bay, Rob Brown’s design for the James-Robertson house happily opens itself...
The Mighty Fjällräven Kånken
Fjällräven began making their iconic Kånken backpack for Swedish schoolchildren in 1978.
A Whistler A-Frame
If the multiple languages and accents overheard in lift lines and on gondolas tell any kind of a story, it’s that everyone from...
Pioneering the Future of Driving
Rooted in Scandinavian design and a leader in safety technology, Volvo sets its course for fully autonomous vehicles that will...
Missing the Mark
Landscape design is a matter of personal taste, but there are some approaches that almost any designer would recommend against.
Well Pruned
There is such a variety of well-executed residential landscape designs, it is difficult (and arbitrary) to cite one as being...
Kingston Brio
Aaron Roberts and Thomas Bailey, the young architects behind room11, teamed up to design a house for Aaron's parents, fixing the...
Mark Frauenfelder Reviews 6 Modern Laptop Bags
For computing commuters, laptop bags are not just about fashion.
'Tis the season to be jolly
How to decorate for the holidays - simple ideas to get you into the festive spirit with...
Rootedness
We are all rooted in something...
Alvar Aalto's Pacific Northwest Gem
Nestled quietly on a bluff amidst flat farmlands and late-1800s German heritage is the Mount Angel Abbey.

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