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

10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions
A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight might spell out some design restrictions, but that doesn’t mean...
Concrete Solutions to Design Challenges
Commercial Concrete Planters And Landscape Architecture...
Kitchen Solutions: Smart Storage Design
For a Toronto couple with a love of minimalist Japanese architecture, a sleek, storage-packed kitchen was the first priority in...
An Urbin Solution
When Alana Charles and her husband moved to their dream home in Toronto, they were excited to start life on their beautiful...
Ode to a Forward-Thinking America: Columbus, Indiana
A photographic celebration of a small American city and its design legacy.
10 Homes With Clever Storage Solutions
Need to free up space in your home? Here are some helpful storage ideas that may be quite unexpected.
Houston, We've Solved a Problem
A bird flying over Houston, Texas, sees only a sprawling canopy of trees.
Design Tips for Privacy: Solutions to Common Issues
To further explore privacy in the modern world, we present three common problems—from noise to peeping neighbors—and a fleet of...
Design the Future
Read the Editor’s Letter from our upcoming September/October edition and look for the issue on newsstands in the first week of...
10 Ways to Solve Storage Problems in Small Spaces
Downsizing your life in order to live small sometimes requires creative ninja moves to find adequate storage.
Modern-Shed | Workplace Solution
When Anne first laid eyes on a Modern-Shed, she fell in love.
Get Smart: Tech-Forward Homes Around the Globe
From midcentury gems to oceanside retreats, these properties exhibit how technology enhances the home.
Devising Clever Solutions For a Small San Francisco Loft
A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.
10 Open Kitchen Solutions That Will Get Things Cooking
In some sense, the kitchen is the center of the home—a warm, cozy spot where everyone tends to gather.
A Round Pennsylvania Prefab Offers 360-Degree Solutions in Sustainability
An environmental engineer looks to Deltec Homes to build a round prefab that provides views of a forested Pennsylvania landscape...
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.
Modern Problems
Love superclean design but fear the building inspector? Here's our guide to skirting those modernist missteps.
Minimal North Carolina Home Built for a Tech-Forward West Coast Couple
Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.
When Design and Education Collide
What role does design play in education around the world? It's larger than you might think.
Design Icon: George Nakashima
A skilled and spiritual craftsman, George Nakashima crafted wood furniture that elevated and showcased natural forms.

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