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...
Less is more. Or maybe, less is a bore.
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.
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.
Kind of New
For Brussels-based furniture designer Christiane Högner, inspiration comes less from glossy design mags than the castoffs she...
Small Space Living by LifeEdited
For aesthetically beautiful minimalist, modern, and sleek design, less really can be more.
Back to School: Best Laptops Under $200
You can get a lot of computer for less than you...
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.
Napkin Sketches
"I prefer drawing to talking.
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.
Measure Your Life
With less stuff, you’ll need fewer square feet to jam it into.
Westernware
Fine china dinnerware is not exactly a common medium for photography, and it's less often a bedfellow of all things cowboys and...
Eileen Gray Documentary Premieres in Tribeca
A new documentary film, Gray Matters, does justice to a life less ordinary: that of design innovator Eileen Gray.
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...
Thermal Solar Collection Tubes That Provide Hot Water Year-Round
On the roof, amidst an array of native wild grasses and shrubs, six banks holding 180 small thermal solar collection tubes...
Got $100? You Can Start an Art Collection. (Really.)
The Affordable Art Fair New York is back, so we asked the exhibition's organizers to round up the best in show—all for $500 or...
Let's Get Small
This week I'm staying in Sebastopol, California, home of the Tiny Tumbleweed House Co, recently featured in a New York Times...