Best of Design Awards
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Design Icon: 10 Buildings By Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
Alvar Aalto's Pacific Northwest Gem
Nestled quietly on a bluff amidst flat farmlands and late-1800s German heritage is the Mount Angel Abbey.
"I Live in a Steven Holl"
How many people can say that they've lived a chunk of their lives inside the walls of a starchitect-designed building? In light...
Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum
A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.
Design Classic: Alvar Aalto's Artek Stools
More than 80 years after their introduction, Alvar Aalto's stools for Artek retain their currency and remain perennial favorites.
A Live-In Kitchen on a Houseboat in Amsterdam
When a couple in Amsterdam decided to upgrade their residence from a small houseboat to a larger one, they sought a design that...
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
I Drove 400 Miles In A Jaguar E-Type And Lived To Tell The Tale
We all grew up around British cars, didn’t we? Mercifully not all of us in, but most, around.
Live Like Royalty in This Game of Thrones Castle For $650K
Attention Game of Thrones fans: a piece of Gosford Castle could be yours.
I Love Modern Architecture
I love modern architecture.
These Digital Nomads Live, Work, and Travel in a Sprinter Van
We chat with Lexi and Cody—the "van-trepreneurs" behind Dynamo Ultima—about what it's like to live and run a creative studio out...
A Neglected Chapel Is Reborn as an Artist's Live/Work Space
After a thoughtful restoration, a former chapel in South London embraces a new calling as a vibrant, contemporary space for a...
This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space
With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.
A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island
A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.
Live Large in These 10 Loft-Style Vacation Rentals
Open floor plans, high ceilings, expansive large windows—is there anything not to love about loft style properties?
Small Space Live/Work Box Home in Japan
This flower shop, art gallery, and home for two looks like the simplest of cubes.
A Vintage Airstream Trailer Is Now the Ultimate Live/Work Mobile
At just 80 square feet, The Kugelschiff is a renovated Airstream Bambi II that now serves as a tech entrepreneur’s tiny home and...
A Comic Book Illustrator’s Quirky Live/Work Pad in Brazil
An illustrator’s colorful, renovated apartment in Brasília features a clever partition that makes best use of the limited space.
A Network of Prefab Tiny Homes Allows Users to "Pay as You Live"
Smart, sustainable, and minimalistic—these "location-independent, pay-as-you-live" prefab tiny homes introduce a new genre of...
A Mountain Retreat in Montana Allows One Couple to Live in the View
High in the Rocky Mountains in Big Sky, Montana, this modern home embraces a rugged landscape and captures vistas of three...