Explore the Japanese-Style Home of Two L.A. Tastemakers
The owners of a beloved housewares boutique upsize and remodel their home in Venice.
This Japanese-Style Box Home Boasts a Two-Story Bookcase
A couple creates a striking modern home designed around an ancient Japanese principle.
You’d Never Guess This Japanese-Style Home in Tiburon Is a Kit House
More Japanese minka than Sears Roebuck, a kit home in the Bay Area—complete with a meditation room—provides the right bones for a...
A Serene Nakashima Bathroom Survives
George Nakashima’s sublime Japanese-style bathroom endures at his rural estate.
A Guide to Japanese Iced Coffee
Is Japanese-style iced coffee better than other cold-brews?
A Former Beach Motel in Malibu Is Reborn as the Japanese-Inspired Nobu Ryokan
Set on the Pacific Coast Highway, a midcentury beach motel is now an exclusive, Japanese-style hideaway with meals delivered from...
Bath & Spa Intrigue
My favorite rooms to design in a home are bathrooms, and spas. I draw inspiration from many different sources.
House in Somedonocho by ICADA
House in Somedonocho is a minimal residence located in Kyoto, Japan, designed by ICADA.
Before and After: An Old Japanese Farmhouse Gets a Modern Facelift
Once tied to a rice plantation, a renovated farmhouse in Ritto becomes a bright family home.
before9 by PUDDLE
before9 is a minimal sake beer bar located in Kyoto, Japan, designed by PUDDLE.
Renovation in Nekogahora by Airhouse
Renovation in Nekogahora is a minimal home located in Aichi, Japan, designed by Airhouse.
8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe
Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.
Stay in a Historic Japanese Townhouse in Kyoto That Was Saved From Ruin
In order to save a Meiji-period machiya in Kyoto's Higashiyama District, four friends pooled together their resources and had the...
Odd Angles Don't Stop This Apartment's Transformation
By straightening angles, installing windows, and adding vertical accents, architect Aaron Ritenour brought light and order to an...
A 19th-Century Carriage House Is Transformed Into a Live/Work Residence For a Pair of Artists
Two artists transform a 19th-century carriage house into a home where they can both live and create.
Q&A: Bay Area Architect Ryan Leidner Shares His Morning Ritual
Step into the morning ritual of Bay Area architect Ryan Leidner.
Feast Your Eyes on Fashion Designer Josie Natori's Japanese-Inspired Home
Perched on a ledge of glacial rock in Westchester County, New York, this exposed-timber residence elegantly incorporates...
An Architect Sculpts Out a Tadao Ando-Inspired Backyard
This backyard is its own modern retreat in the Berkeley Hills.
Sum of Its Parts
Taking cues from traditional Swedish rooflines but rejecting the precedent of subpar prefab, Claesson Koivisto Rune bring light...
Nearly 80 Years Later, an Architect Rescues a Japanese-Inspired Masterwork Designed by His Father
New owners of an influential Portland, Oregon, house by Pietro Belluschi discover there’s more than architecture on the property.