“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand

15 Modern Tools For the Coffee Connoisseur
These days, modern coffee lovers are faced with endless options when it comes to brewing the perfect cup of joe.
A Parisian Abode Is Reborn With a Fresh, Unexpected Color Palette
A historic Haussmann-style apartment breathes new life after a contemporary renovation.
A Monochromatic Palette Unifies Old and New in This Ukrainian Bachelor Pad
Period elements combine with contemporary finishings in this old-meets-new renovation.
A Pair of Designers Renovate Their Brooklyn Brownstone With a Bright Monochromatic Palette
With a monochromatic makeover, a pair of designers revive a common Brooklyn brownstone apartment.
This Renovated Garage is the Ultimate Modern Party Space
A vacation home’s renovated garage fuses art and architecture.
12 Modern Ryokans in Japan For the Ultimate R&R
Today’s ryokans are putting a modern spin on a dependable format, helping carry the hotels forward into yet another millennium.
A Modern Design Hotel in Vienna
The Hotel Daniel is a 115-room boutique hotel in Vienna, Austria.
These 9 Spaces Show How to Rock a Monochromatic Color Scheme
Decorating with a single color might sound boring, restrictive, uninspired, or unadventurous, but the results can be anything but...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Warm, Neutral Color Palettes
From an island in Greece to the Bay Area, these homes feature many different design elements, including their warm and inviting...
Top 4 Homes of the Week That Embrace Neutral Color Palettes
Gray, white, cream, beige, and black—these quiet yet powerful tones can make any home feel warm and inviting.
The Modern Studio of a Finnish Design Legend
Yrjö Kukkapuro, one of Finland’s design legends, is primed for an international resurgence thanks to a new furniture...
A Family Customizes an Off-Grid Tiny Home With Online Design Tools
A tiny house builder’s clever online design tools enable a family of five to create their dream home.
5 Essential Design Tools to Visualize Your Next Project
Consider these five design tools the next time you’re embarking on a new design project.
20 Modern Farmhouse Design Ideas That Are Irresistibly Chic
A balanced blend of rustic and refined, the modern farmhouse style continues to be a rising trend.
10 Brewpubs That Have Tapped the Art of Modern Design
Enjoying a bit of conversation over a beer is a pastime that goes back centuries, and today, new iterations of the proverbial...
A Fiery-Red Home Sizzles With Simplistic, Modern Design
This simple red house in Portugal appears as a signpost within its labyrinth-like, forested site.
A Modern Home For a Design-Savvy Family in Florida
A design-build firm with a flair for modernism creates a stylish indoor/outdoor living space in Winter Park.
This Edward Fickett–Designed Midcentury Makes Delightful Use of Color
On the market for $2,285,000, the modernized pad also boasts a backyard pool and guesthouse.
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
6 New York Prefab Companies That Prize Modern Design
Check out New York State’s offering of innovative modular homes.