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Alvar Aalto’s Celebrated Maison Louis Carré Reopens to the Public
An exhibit of contemporary Finnish art, hosted in the midcentury modernist’s only home in France, signals a tentative return to...
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.
A Young Photographer Captures the Sensuality of Alvar Aalto’s Work in Their Shared Finnish Hometown
When the pandemic drove Janne Tuunanen to return to Jyväskylä, he discovered a newfound appreciation for the legendary...
Alvar Aalto's Pacific Northwest Gem
Nestled quietly on a bluff amidst flat farmlands and late-1800s German heritage is the Mount Angel Abbey.
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.
The Inimitable Artek Stool—and 16 Other Alvar Aalto Designs to Bring Warm Modernism Into Your Home
Born February 3 in Kuortane, Finland, Alvar Aalto brought a harmonious balance of function and grace to everything he designed.
Architect Josh Blumer Explains Why He Backpacked Through Europe With an Alvar Aalto Vase
Hint: It’s not because he loves fresh-cut flowers.
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
"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...
Live Large in the Notorious B.I.G.’s Childhood Home For $4K a Month
The legendary late rapper’s Brooklyn condo, which he once called his “one-room shack,” is available to rent starting July 1, 2019.
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...
The Rise of the Kidney-Shaped Pool—and its Unexpected Impact on Skate Culture
Who knew Southern Californian skaters owed so much to Alvar Aalto?
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.
9 Cities That Will Actually Pay You to Live There
As metropolitan areas swell in size, smaller towns face diminishing populations and a shortage of talented workers.
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...
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.
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?
A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island
A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.
Live Like Royalty in This Game of Thrones Castle For $650K
Attention Game of Thrones fans: a piece of Gosford Castle could be yours.