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A Homeowner Uses Smart Technology to Manage His Napa Property from Anywhere
In Napa, a custom menu of apps helps a frequent traveler keep track of security—and his garden—from afar.
Revamping the San Francisco Vernacular, Modern Design and Technology Serves A Busy Family
Designpad Architecture renovates a Noe Valley residence for a growing family to help them feel more connected to each other and...
Self-Regulating Technology Makes Managing This Compound a Breeze
A Colorado retreat built for extended family gatherings makes the most of smart tech.
The Things a Smart-Tech Reviewer Actually Uses
We asked an early adopter to tell us what her top devices are.
Robert Redford Is Selling His Napa Valley Retreat For $7.5M
Here's your chance to own actor and director Robert Redford's sprawling 10-acre wine country getaway.
11 Smart Home Devices For an Efficient Home
If you're looking to make your home work more efficiently and reduce energy costs, the smart home market has a lot to offer.
9 Innovative Light Fixtures That Combine Art, Design, and Technology
Lighting lives somewhere on the borderline between visual art, design, and technology—and is responsible for meeting both...
The story of the smart home has yet to be written—one early adopter explains why.
George Smart, executive director of Triangle Modernist Archive, is a modern-day Lorax for modern-designed houses.
Discover a Nature-Immersed Retreat For Sale in the Heart of Wine Country
From its hillside perch in Napa Valley, this 4,000-square-foot home designed by Pfau Long Architecture has it all: awe-inspiring...
An 11-Year Renovation Helps a Couple Grow Simpatico With the Original Homeowner’s Quirky Vision
An inspired, if poorly constructed, Los Angeles home gets a proper retrofit that preserves its many idiosyncrasies.
10 Tiny Home Floor Plans That Illustrate Smart Use of Space
Find out how tiny homes fit everything in such a small amount of square footage with these free floor plans.
Meet 3 Robots That Could Be Changing the Construction Industry
We introduce you to three companies with innovative robotic systems that could be bringing a lot of change to home construction.
Goodbye, Smart Home?
Is 2021 the year we give up on gadgetry and embrace a more elegant home intelligence?
On the Market For $4.5M, This Venice Beach Compound Captures the Essence of Indoor-Outdoor Living
Situated on a sprawling 10,998 square-foot lot—only a mile from the beach and within walking distance to the stores and...
Our Favorite Outdoor Products for a Breezy Beach Retreat
The picks include a chartreuse-yellow woven bench swing by Paola Lenti and an outdoor pouffe by Maria Vinka.
Automation Eliminates Tedious Chores for Dallas Homeowners
Closing the blinds for 29 windows? No longer an issue for this couple.
Reimagining a Connected Kitchen For a New Generation of Homeowners
With Millennials demanding smart tech-equipped homes, Samsung’s Chef Collection and Family Hub create a new kind of experience...
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Designs a Tech-Forward Retail Experience For Reformation
The new concept store in the Mission neighborhood encourages shoppers to browse and reserve items through a digital interface.
A Peaceful Bavarian Retreat With Expansive Outdoor Terraces
Tucked in the village of Oberaudorf in Bavaria, Germany, Gut Feeling is a modern rental home that offers comfort and serenity at...
Industrial Designer Yves Béhar Reveals His Thoughts on the Future of Smart Home Tech
Hint: It’s time for the gadgets to start working together.
Soak Up the Sun at This Spectacular Moroccan Retreat
Composed of cubic modules, a minimalist Moroccan villa encourages relaxation while referencing local building traditions.
Q&A: How British-Nigerian Designer Yinka Ilori Uses Color to Celebrate His Heritage
Yinka Ilori tells us about his passion for color, how public spaces can bring communities together, and why his parents are his...
A Barn-Inspired, Modern Retreat Is Knitted Into Napa Valley
Field Architecture collaborates with Shawback Design to create a contemporary weekend retreat for a growing family in Napa Valley.
The Site Shack Is a Tiny Prefab Cabin That Sets Up Anywhere in a Snap
At under 100 square feet, the 8' x 12' Site Shack includes just the essentials: a wood-burning stove, a desk, and storage.
A Spacious William Cody Property Lists for $1.8M
Desert modernism meets brutalism in this Palm Springs home.
A Napa Valley Motor Lodge Reinterprets the Classic Roadside Motel
The Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa boasts camper van-inspired details, midcentury design, and a spa that draws from geothermal hot...
The Frame by Yves Behar for Samsung
The Frame provides a new way to express yourself in your home that brings together art, entertainment, technology, and design.
This Norwegian Tiny House on Wheels Will Take You Anywhere You Want to Go
Norske Mikrohus’s latest project is a 174-square-foot-home that promises to get you closer to nature.
A New Prefab Office Pod Lets You Work From Practically Anywhere
The Denizen Archetype offers everything you need to get things done—whenever and wherever you desire.
10 Outdoor Living Trends That Bring Homeowners Blissfully Close to Nature
How do we embrace the outdoors? Let us count the ways.
How to Save Historic Windows on an Existing Property
Along with bringing natural light into a home, windows also act as the building’s eyes, allowing the residents to look out into...
This New Egg-Shaped Prefab Can Pop Up Almost Anywhere for $56K
Bratislava-based Ecocapsule just unveiled their second highly flexible off-grid structure.
Modern Mixed Use in San Diego
When Im and David Schafer moved in together they faced the challenge of combining the contents of David’s 880-square-foot loft...
Reinhold Messner: A Man and His Museums
We met with the mountaineering legend in the Dolomites, where the late architecture icon Dame Zaha Hadid designed the last of...