Modern homes are homes in which ideas drive the aesthetics. By exploring one's own ideas of one wishes to live we believe quality of home life can be enhanced. Architects and interior designers lend invaluable craft, vision, and expertise toward this pursuit.

6 Modern Homes on the Water
Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 of our favorites.
The Modern Home with Southern Charm
A metal-and-cedar home rises on farmland in East Tennessee.
A Modern Lakeside Home in Wisconsin
After a devastating fire, architect David Salmela designs a house to replace a beloved lakeside retreat in Wisconsin.
At Home in a Modern Church
Santiago Suarez is a man who craves challenge, a knight errant, if you will, whose exploits are in the realm of the intellectual...
A Brick-Clad Modern Family Home in Chicago
Once ashamed of his lackluster Chicago abode, architect Brad Lynch tore it down and started over with a family home that’s part...
12 Striking Examples of Clerestory Windows in Modern Homes
The term "clerestory" is applicable to Egyptian temples, where the lighting of the hall of columns was obtained over the stone...
Unforgettable Midcentury Homes by Modern Masters
These midcentury modern homes showcase the design of Frank Lloyd Wright, Charles Gwathmey, Willis & Lillian Leenhouts, and more.
Modern Renovation of a Classic London Home
A bay window build-out helps a turn-of-the-century home look forward.
10 Modern Renovations to Homes in Spain
Homeland to Gaudí, Miró, and Almodóvar—just to name a few of the country's creative pioneers—Spain hosts a lively mix of both...
Inside the Modern Nantucket Home of an Architect
Nantucket is an affluent zip code off the coast of Massachusetts known for its quintessentially New England charm,...
City Modern Home Tours: Brooklyn
A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five...
Modern Australian Homes Part Two
You've already seen our favorites in Sydney and on Australia's southern coast.
Tailored Itinerary: The Smart Modern Home
To complement our July/August issue's Smart Home product package, we've programmed a series of panels that cover the latest...
Hometta: Affordable Modern Home Plans
Mark Johnson started daydreaming last year about how residential architecture in his native Houston would be improved if...
Handcrafted Modern: At Home with Midcentury Designers
In Handcrafted Modern, photographer Leslie Williamson captured precisely these quiet moments in the homes of designers whose work...
5 Modern Summer Home Upgrades
Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.
25 Homes With Exposed Wood Beams: Rustic to Modern
We've selected 25 great photos of modern homes with exposed beams.
Modern Home Designed for Live Music in Beverly Hills
An old barn in a Beverly Hills canyon inspires a new, clean-lined guesthouse and concert venue.
8 Midcentury-Modern Vacation Homes You Can Rent in Palm Springs
Escaping to Palm Springs can feel like taking a trip back in time to the 1960s—and these vacation rentals will complete that...
A Modern Holiday Home on a Cliff on the South Coast
Originally hired to complete an extension, AR Design Studio ended up designing an entire house after the original was split in...