The Ski Retreat for All Seasons
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...
A Couple Takes an Unassuming Plot of Land and Calls it Home
After a long day at the office together, this pair relaxes in upstate New York.
This Farmhouse-Style Home Gets a Clever and Geometric Update
A relaxed interior and radical roof make a home more sociable and energy-efficient.
Channeling Midcentury Modern in Northern California
A Silicon Valley couple call in the firm behind Apple’s most recognized retail locations to design a relaxed retreat.
Get Your Bedroom In Shape: How To Make Your Space More Organized
Want to ensure your bedroom is more organised and relaxed - these tips are here to help you do just that.
Shelf Life
Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that deftly houses his many...
Nature Nurtured
On the shores of New Zealand’s Lake Wakatipu, architects Bronwen Kerr and Pete Ritchie designed a relaxed family home that...
A Family Ski Retreat That's a World Away from Cars
San Francisco–based designer Maca Huneeus created her family’s weekend retreat near Lake Tahoe with a relaxed, sophisticated...
Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California
Designed to harness the sun, architect Birgitte Hovmøller's vacation house features a roof full of solar panels and plenty of...
Fertile Grounds
Nestled in an apple grove in Sebastopol, California, the Orchard House is a rural idyll.
Halls Ridge Knoll Guest House
Surrounded by a stunning landscape in the Santa Lucia Preserve, California, the Halls Ridge Knoll guesthouse pays homage to...
Housing in Crisis Part 4: Lures Cast by Creative Developers
Fact: Urban areas, including those in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York, have been experiencing exponential growth of inner-city...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
Percale vs. Sateen: What's the Difference
When we set out to create the perfect sleep experience, we knew it would depend on one core factor: fabric.
Iceland DesignMarch 2013 Highlights
Iceland recently celebrated its biggest ever annual design festival, DesignMarch 2013.
An Ode to the IKEA Cabinet
Joining the Grecian urn, the much-rhapsodized IKEA cabinet finally gets its poetic due as a heroic ode.
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
9 Marvelous Waterfront Homes
Whether it's the sound of waves crashing on the shore, or its entrancing blue color, there is something so relaxing about being...
Valentine’s Day 101: A Guide for the Romantically Challenged
Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that feels kind of forced…but you’ve got to go for it anyways! If V-Day planning isn’t...
Martha Meets Manhattan's Lower East Side
Call it the recession or just plain creativity in the air, but DIY just feels relevant these days.