Mission Statement
A house that survived the Great Quake and the intervening decades is reborn after a serious intervention by a modernist architect.
Garden Statement
On a once-vacant corner lot in a transitional Jersey City neighborhood, a pair of local architects devised a clever prefab for a...
Red, Red, and More Red! 20 Bold Interiors That Make a Statement
The color red symbolizes many things, including strength, radiance, confidence, and of course, love.
Kickstarter of the Week: Statement Bike Rack
If you live in a small space, especially one without a garage, bike storage can be a nightmare.
Danish Army’s Next Mission: Sustainable Building
The armed forces go mod and green with a cleverly designed set of barracks.
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
Muutos from Muuto
What’s in a name? If you’re Muuto, it’s a mission statement.
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Designs a Tech-Forward Retail Experience For Reformation
The new concept store in the Mission neighborhood encourages shoppers to browse and reserve items through a digital interface.
Hope Floats
A self-taught designer embarks upon a solo mission to resuscitate a 19th-century homestead.
Abandoned Industrial Compound Becomes a Modern Home Base
A couple embarks on a new life together by establishing a homestead on a dilapidated lot in a buzzworthy corner of San...
Create Your Own Modular Hut With a Brilliant Prefabricated Assembly Kit
Inspired by IKEA's mission to provide affordable, well-designed products for the masses, The Backcountry Hut Company has set out...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Stunning Black, White, and Gray Facades
Though it's usually thought that bright colors make the boldest statement, these homes prove that black, white, and gray tones...
A Concrete Home in Rural Belgium
Smitten from the start with a 1970s concrete villa in rural Belgium, a resident and her designer embark on a sensitive renovation...
Kit Home Companies in All Seven Continents
Fast assembly, affordability, and energy efficiency make kit homes a desirable option for homeowners.
A Creative Outlet
With clever packaging, Bocci turns a humble electrical outlet into a design statement.
Eco-Friendly Prefabs and the Modern Mobile Home: Spotlight on Jennifer Siegal
Los Angeles-based designer Jennifer Siegal proudly embraces prefabricated design—and is on a mission to remove negative...
How-To Design with Patterned Rugs
Decorating with statement rugs is often challenging, so here are some tips and tricks to help guide the process.
An Origami-Inspired Apartment in Hong Kong With Tons of Smart Storage
Following the influential saying adopted by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, “less is more," this Hong Kong apartment taps into the...
The Suburbs Strike Back
Swedish prefab specialists Smedshammar + Holmberg are on a mission to rescue their compatriots from boring suburbs—and their...
Spotlight on WRNS Studio and Their Work in the Bay Area—and Beyond
With a varied portfolio that includes projects ranging from the Airbnb headquarters to a contemporary parking garage in San...

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