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...
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.
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.
A Creative Outlet
With clever packaging, Bocci turns a humble electrical outlet into a design statement.
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.
The Suburbs Strike Back
Swedish prefab specialists Smedshammar + Holmberg are on a mission to rescue their compatriots from boring suburbs—and their...
Modern Tea Shop in San Francisco
With smart interiors by Arcanum Architecture, a shop in the Mission District attempts to put a new spin on the venerable cup of...
Green Living in Barcelona
For some, living “green” is all about making a statement. But for Petz Scholtus, it boils down to common sense.
Friday Finds 09.07.12
In this chapter of Friday Finds, studio visits with Belgian designers, a controversial statement against architects, wearable...
Democratizing Design With a Dose of Humor
Blu Dot’s design processes may have evolved over time, but not its mission to make good design both affordable and fun.
Doug Sharp of BSB Design
BSB Design was established in 1966 in Des Moines, Iowa, as a small architectural firm with a grand mission statement: Every...
Ordinary Nails Transformed Into Extraordinary Artworks By John Bisbee
“Only nails, always different.” This is the mantra of American sculptor John Bisbee, and it takes just a glance at one of his...
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...
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...
Crap = Good
This morning I came across a terrific new design blog with a clean, if quirky, aesthetic.
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...
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.
Playhaus Design Competition is Coming Soon!
We're getting our hands dirty and joining James Hardie in the sandbox for our upcoming design competition, Playhaus.