How to Play FlatPak
Intelligent, appealing, and affordable, Charlie Lazor’s user-friendly FlatPak just might be the project that revolutionizes the...
Play's the Thing
With ingenuity and plenty of elbow grease, architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family clubhouse.
Play: Electric Slide
A group of Columbia University students have a good time reinventing the playground as a place to harness all that youthful...
How to Buy a Shipping Container
You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.
How to Build an Outdoor Shower
There's still enough time this summer to do a little DIY and build an outdoor shower in your yard.
How to Make Fire Cider
This generations-old spicy, sweet, sour concoction can both fight the flu and level-up a cocktail.
How to Work With an Architect
Use this as a guide to finding the right architect for your new home or renovation—and what to expect during the process.
Daft Punk Could Play at This House
A DJ booth is just one amenity packed into this modern surf shack.
4 Companies to Consider When Building a Prefab Home in Minnesota
These four Minnesota–based companies are raising the bar with their prefab home designs and systems.
How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem
Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.
How to Build an Off the Grid Cabin
Suzanne Shelton’s life work is making sustainable lifestyles attractive and accessible.
How to Furnish a Small-Space Bedroom
Space-saving solutions from Room & Board beautifully make the most of compact bedrooms.
How to Shape a Shoji, Step by Step
Every Order Miya Shoji Receives is Different, but the Procedure Follows the Same Rough Pattern Each Time.
How to Beat the Winter Blues at Work
Winter is a great time for ski holidays, getting cozy indoors, or enjoying hot chocolate whenever you want, but the season may...
How to Make Aloe Vera Margaritas
Take a sip of this summer’s newest cocktail—a refreshing twist on the classic margarita.
These Four Harmonious Homes Are a Lesson in How to Design With Roommates
Having roommates is no longer solely reserved for younger generations.
An Architect Couple Play With Texture in Their Handcrafted London Home
The husband-and-wife team behind Liddicoat & Goldhill use diverse materials for their house in Hackney, which is angled to...
This Whimsical Home in Japan Encourages Play and Exploration
Exposed wooden trusses and polycarbonate walls are just some of the features of this playful, Kobe residence.
Structured Play
Two of the country’s most creative and thoughtful playground designers—architect Richard Dattner and landscape architect M. Paul...
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.