“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

The Futuristic “Studypod” Is a Prefab Home Office Designed for the Backyard
From Norwegian prefab makers Livit, the Studypod features a tinted glass front that allows you to work in nature.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
7 Homes Designed for Sustainable Living
From a shipping container dwelling to architect Steven Holl’s forest retreat, these residences embody the ideal that what’s best...
This Home’s Unique Shape Is Designed to Capture Sunlight
The structure maximizes changing daylight conditions with a window-filled, L-shaped floor plan that flows onto a lush landscape.
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This $22K Mirrored Home Office Is Launching Soon on Amazon
ÖÖD House’s tiny glass cabin makes the perfect home office or backyard guesthouse.
20 Stylish Desks to Elevate Your Home Office
From a classic Ikea adjustable desk to a wood table from Sossego, there’s a hardworking option to suit every style and budget.
An Austin Midcentury Welcomes a Discreet Home Office Addition
From the outside, you would never know this flexible working/entertaining space even exists.
7 Effective Ways to Soundproof Your Home Office
Block out noise and distraction by soundproofing your home office.
Victorian Home in London Gets a Modern Office Addition
Inspired by the aperture of a camera, an angular home expansion brings focus to a new live/work space.
This Prefab Tiny Home Is Designed to Be Nearly Indestructible
With its reinforced concrete shell, the prefabricated Hüga House is ready for a variety of challenging environmental conditions.
This Los Angeles Home is Driven by Automotive Design
The creative force behind Faraday Future’s otherworldly automotive designs takes on a new medium—his own residence.
This Austin Home Was Designed to Showcase a Vintage Car Collection
Austin-based firm Matt Fajkus Architecture designs a two-level garage and residence with a ground-floor space that was built to...
Cat Architecture: 6 Homes Designed With Felines in Mind
These cat-friendly homes allow people and their pets to live together in perfect harmony.
10 Zen Homes That Champion Japanese Design
From mono no aware, the awareness of the transience of things, to wabi-sabi, the appreciation of imperfection, Japanese design...
A Fiery-Red Home Sizzles With Simplistic, Modern Design
This simple red house in Portugal appears as a signpost within its labyrinth-like, forested site.
9 Inspiring Accessible Homes That Champion Inclusive Design
These nine striking homes demonstrate the powerful impact of universal design.
A Modern Home For a Design-Savvy Family in Florida
A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor/outdoor living space in Winter Park.
How This Landscape Design Made a Home as Fun as a Playground
A hillside Virginia home located on a notch between two ridges is fun for the whole family.
Revel in Scandinavian Design at This Seaside Holiday Home
On the edge of Denmark’s Thy National Park, a design-led retreat offers refuge in a sunny, coastal landscape.