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Jens Risom's Block Island Family Retreat
Designer Jens Risom returns to his 1967 prefab off the coast of Rhode Island, readying it for his family's next generation.
Jens Risom’s Family Reflects on the Danish Modern Giant at 100
The designer's granddaughter muses on growing up and living with his well-loved creations.
The Answer Is Jens Risom
Jens Risom (1916-2016) changed America's perception of Danish modern furniture.
Happy 100th Birthday, Jens Risom
A tribute to honor the 100th birthday of midcentury master Jens Risom.
Design Classic: Jens Risom Collection
Jens Risom's 1942 designs for Knoll were born out of wartime necessity but went on to become signature midcentury modern designs.
A Hotelier Realizes a Modern Barn for His Family’s Retreat in South Africa
In the Elgin Valley, a simple rural form by Scott + Partners sets the foundation for an indoor/outdoor getaway.
A Family Retreat in the Hamptons Bridles Wind, Water, and Light
An East Hampton residence by Bates Masi is situated to harness the elements.
A Family in Poland Adds an Origami-Inspired Retreat to Their Backyard
The owners’ fascination with Zen rock gardens informed the design of this tiny ADU.
An Uplifting Family Retreat Boasts Breathtaking Views of the Tetons
Compact, contemporary, and site-sensitive, this elevated retreat takes cues from the Tetons’ geology and the textured willow...
A Family Retreat in Quebec Gets a Striking White Addition
Connected to the main house by a glass bridge, the gabled addition affords family members both community and privacy.
A Norwegian Family Retreat Balances Private and Communal Spaces
Stinessen Arkitektur designs a compound of clustered cabins that provides opportunities for family members to relax together or...
An Inspiring Island Retreat Mixes Scandinavian Style With Japanese Simplicity
At the northern end of the Stockholm archipelago, a humble cottage becomes a gorgeous seaside retreat for a nature-loving family.
A Wood Screen Wraps an Island Retreat for Two Artists in Norway
A Kebony screen casts crisscrossing shadows inside, creating the experience of sitting under a leafy canopy.
An Architect in Chile Transforms an Uninhabited Island Into a Hideaway for Friends and Family
A series of elemental cabins perch right on the water in the Chiloé Archipelago.
A Sustainable Island Retreat Boasts a Secret Slide and Ball Pit
On San Juan’s largest island, a beat-up cluster of cabins gain new life as a fun-filled and environmentally sensitive getaway for...
A Family's California Ski Retreat is Designed to Blend in With Its Site
In Truckee, California, the charred cedar–clad Martis Camp 141 celebrates its mountainous surroundings.
An Idyllic Rhode Island Summer Cottage Is the Perfect Escape for a New York Family
A family escapes their urban environs to a vacation home attuned to its coastal landscape.
Two Timber-Clad Pavilions Make Up This Australian Family Retreat
Nestled in the coastal Victoria region, this modern retreat caters to a three-generational family with members ranging from six...
Three Timber Cabins Form a New Zealand Architect's Family Retreat
Architect Cymon Allfrey takes a page from the traditional “bach,” or holiday home, to design this alpine getaway.
This Family-Owned Hotel on a Mexican Island Is as Enchanting and Intimate as it Gets
Hotel Punta Caliza on the island of Holbox only offers 12 rooms so that guests feel like part of the family.