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“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand
Affording America: The Right to a Home
The most important houses being built in America right now are affordable houses.
The 72 Best Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sales to Shop Right Now
Work off that Thanksgiving meal by browsing these can’t-miss deals on home furnishings, kitchenware, apparel, gadgets, and more.
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.
For Flawless Coffee at Home, Get a Burr Grinder
No matter how you do your at-home brew, your coffee beans are deserving of a really good grind.
Cabin Vibes Get an Industrial Edge at This Brazilian Home
At Casa Granja V, a warehouse-inspired exterior gives way to folksy living spaces anchored by a library of 5,000 books.
A Home with Eclectic Style Looks Just Right
A couple bring cohesion to an architectural mishmash in San Francisco.
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.
This Northern California Prefab Gets a Dose of Universal Design
Thanks to a prefab in-law unit, an octogenarian modernist lives independently on a peaceful, verdant site in Northern California.
Stressed Out? Sweden’s 72 Hour Cabins Are Designed to Soothe
The studies are in—these five charming glass cabins in Sweden might have what it takes to help you decompress.
72 Hours in Småland, the Design Capital of Southern Sweden—Part One
Follow us on a whirlwind, three-day tour through the forests of Småland, where the crafts of glass- and furniture-making have...
Long Island Summer Home Gets a Modern Addition
“I can show you what it was…and what it is,” Joe Dolce says, delineating the slight, 250-square-foot addition to his Long Island...
An Energy-Conscious Home Gets Woven Into a Waterfront Landscape
Passive solar principles, indoor/outdoor living, and a “forever home” mindset are combined in this elegant, art-filled property...
This Skinny, Minimalist Home Gets a Modern Revamp For $20K
In the land-strapped city of Bandung, Indonesia, the newly renovated 4x6x6 House achieves the illusion of spaciousness despite...
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.
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
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Get the Right Light
Daylight is the lifeblood of a Good Small Space.
Make It Right Gets Made
The feel-good story: The first six houses funded by Brad Pitt's Make It Right Foundation have been completed in the Lower Ninth...
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.
Black-Owned Design Businesses You Can Support Right Now
These artists, makers, and small businesses are essential voices in the design community.