IBM Selectric Turns 50
The IBM Selectric typewriter, that splendid icon of American industrial design devised by the eminent Eliot Noyes, turns 50...
Shipping Containers Turn Affordable Homes
Using shipping containers to create affordable housing is an emerging trend.
Three Joined Cabins Turn This Virginia Retreat Into a Modern Take on Camp
For some people, building a house may seem like a daunting commitment to permanence—a kind of spatial lockdown.
A Curated Apartment Turned Showroom in Copenhagen
An innate design sensibility shines through a furniture showroom when the proprietor and her family live upstairs.
A Craftsman-Style Bungalow is Turned Inside Out
A gut renovation and a landscaping makeover help a couple reconnect with the outdoors.
Origin Story: A Smart Router That Turns Virtually Anyone Into a Maker
The CEO of Shaper Tools takes me on a studio tour and explains how the startup's revolutionary power tool Origin came to be.
Danish Farmhouse Turned Contemporary Art Studio
At first sight, the plain barn adjacent to Lone and Søren Asmusson’s home in Farum, Denmark, looks like any other thatched barn...
Only Richard Sapper Could Turn the Hairdryer Into a Masterpiece
A new monograph celebrates the late German industrial designer.
See How Technology Turned This Vacation Home Into a Connected Family Hub
Today, many modern families have come to realize how beneficial technology can be when it comes to staying connected with one...
The Bouroullec Brothers Turn Back the Dial to When TVs Were Furniture
The Samsung Serif TV is as weighty as a premium drama.
A Meticulous Renovation Turns a Run-Down House Into a Storage-Smart Gem
Minute details and judiciously applied materials create a refined home in San Francisco.
Formerly Home to an Artist and Knitwear Designer, a Commercial Space-Turned-Dwelling Hits the Market
Tucked away behind a storefront-like facade on London’s Fashion Street is a five-story Victorian home on the market that’s gone...
A Two-Story Addition Turned a Bachelor Pad Into a Comfortable Home For Two
A pair of newly-weds in Chicago added a spacious extension for cohabiting.
DIY Electronics Company Aims to Turn Even the Least Savvy Users Into Smart Tech Wizards
Through her company littleBits, MIT-trained engineer Ayah Bdeir turns humble objects into remote-controlled, Internet-connected...
BetaBox: A Mobile Prototyping Lab in a Shipping Container
A group of young entrepreneurs turn a shipping container into a mobile incubator for innovation.
A Soaring Schoolhouse in the Netherlands is Reborn
Take a lesson from this school-turned-home.
Isleta El Espino: A Three-Room Eco Hotel on Lake Nicaragua
How a brother and sister turned a private island into self-sustaining boutique...
A Los Angeles Renovation Opens Up to Coastal Climes
In the Pacific Palisades neighborhood, a couple turn to architect Ken Ungar for a home that maximizes ocean views and meshes...
Big Design in Little China
In downtown Los Angeles, nonprofit worker turned design-savvy entrepreneur Willard Ford turned the historic Kim Sing Theatre into...
A Fashionable Couple Remake Their Brooklyn Brownstone with a Sartorial Twist
An enterprising couple turn their talents toward their Brooklyn residence, where period details meet a sartorial sensibility.