Less is More in this Manhattan Beach Bungalow
Matt Jacobson doesn’t just abide by the mantra “less is more,” he wholeheartedly embraces it. His Southern California home is a...
Less Is More: 10 Buildings by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's "International Style" was the impetus for the midcentury modernism we know today.
The New Home On the Block That Uses 90 Percent Less Energy
A Seattle engineer builds an energy-efficient house with an assist from a prototype smart-home system.
Less is...
Less is more. Or maybe, less is a bore.
10 Small Apartments by a Hong Kong Design Studio That Are Less Than 1,000 Square Feet
A pragmatic Hong Kong-based design studio finds solutions to the challenges that come with small space living.
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
Every Fiber of Muji’s New Clothing and Apparel Line Can Be Yours for $80 or Less
Dyed-in-the-wool disciples of Japanese minimalism will appreciate the retailer’s new line of salvaged threads.
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
A Sustainably Built Home in Rural Ontario
For this rural Ontario home, building sustainably was less about high-tech gizmos than learning to truly love the land.
Napkin Sketches
"I prefer drawing to talking.
A Cluster of Cabins in a Former Quarry Makes a Simple Vacation Escape
Three small pavilions connected by a deck form a summer retreat that balances privacy with a panoramic view—all in less than 900...
Stay in a Minimalist Villa in the Sicilian Countryside, Complete With Sea Views
With an architectural simplicity that highlights the textures and colors of its raw wood board cladding, this 1,238-square-foot,...
Back to School: Best Laptops Under $200
You can get a lot of computer for less than you...
Supplant Your Lawn
It’s both water-wise and wallet-wise to consider alternatives to a grassy lawn.
Lifecycle Building Challenge
In economic downturns of yore, "reduce, reuse, and recycle" was less a mantra of environmental do-gooders than a financial...
Touch and Go
Robotic furniture sounds less far-fetched when Yves Béhar and the MIT Media Lab are involved.
10 Examples of Sustainability at Work in Outdoor Spaces
More is less; how designers and architects are interpreting & using sustainable design practices in outdoor spaces.
Kind of New
For Brussels-based furniture designer Christiane Högner, inspiration comes less from glossy design mags than the castoffs she...
Measure Your Life
With less stuff, you’ll need fewer square feet to jam it into.