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In Santa Monica, architect and activist Cory Buckner is working to preserve the living monuments of L.A.'s mid-century-modern...
7 Simple Ways to Upgrade a Boring Staircase
Staircases and style aren't mutually exclusive, as the following design tactics show.
A Los Angeles Midcentury Time Capsule by A. Quincy Jones Lists For $3M
The Richard and Helen Arens House is one of the best surviving examples of the Mutual Housing Association’s postwar experiment.
Son of Fruit Bowl
Rather than being an historical movement from the first half of the 20th century, left over and reheated, we think of Modernism...
This A. Quincy Jones–Designed Midcentury Lists For $2.77M
Featuring sweeping ocean and city views—and a cool midcentury sense of style—this historic home is now on the market.
Moss and Moroso Sample Sale
Maybe call it a 401(k) in furniture: but two of Soho's most spectacular odes to modern design, Moss and Moroso, are gathering all...
Before & After: An Outdated Venice Beach Bungalow Becomes a Light-Filled Bachelor Pad
Nwankpa Design reimagines tired coastal home while helping their forward-thinking client plan for the future.
A Sustainable, Tree House-Like Home Rises Amidst the Redwoods in Palo Alto
Gently resting on a slender lot in Silicon Valley, this award-winning dwelling balances indoor/outdoor living with ample privacy.
The Doors Guitarist Robby Krieger's Restored L.A. Midcentury Asks $14M
Boasting an impressive rock and roll pedigree, this revamped midcentury home in Bel Air is shaped like a hexagon.
A Historic Icelandic Midcentury Gets an Alluring Modern Twist
In Iceland, a midcentury single-family home originally designed by iconic architect Guðmundur Kr. Kristinsson is treated to a...
Explore the World of Shipping Container Design With a New Architectural Book
Featuring built, unbuilt, and in-progress projects, the new monograph on architectural studio LOT-EK offers an in-depth look at...
A Mid-Century Modern Makeover in Los Angeles
Linear sight lines and a game-changing terrace revamp a midcentury home in the Pacific Palisades.
A Radiant Renovation Brightens Up a Dark Brooklyn Brownstone
VonDalwig Architecture fills a lower-level Brooklyn residence with light and garden views.
Building 101: How to Work With a Contractor When You Have an Architect
Read this before you embark on a project working alongside a contractor and an architect.
These Four Harmonious Homes Are a Lesson in How to Design With Roommates
Having roommates is no longer solely reserved for younger generations.
Dwell 24: Kusheda Mensah
Large abstract forms zigzag, curve, and tumble in captivating shades of ochre, ivory, and powder blue, like oversized building...
Budget Breakdown: A Neglected Garage Becomes a Library Loft for $69K
Storyn Studio converts a 400-square-foot garage in St. Petersburg, Florida, into a library and guest room.
The 2009 International Builders' Show
Green themes and cost-effective credentials might not be new to the spotlight, but they are certainly ubiquitous at the 2009...
Before & After: A 1974 Airstream Renovation Radiates Modern Mountain Cabin Vibes
In just four months, Colorado Caravan transforms a 1974 Airstream Overlander into an airy “home away from home” for a family of...
Building 101: How to Work With an Interior Designer
From defining the scope of work to knowing when to compromise, here's what you need to know about working with an interior...