The Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Louis Penfield House in Ohio Is For Sale For $1.3M
Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and built in 1955, this 1,730-square-foot, three-bedroom, one-bathroom residence in Lake County,...
Modern Across America: Cincinnati, Ohio
In our Modern Across America issue, we spotlighted five American cities with design scenes worth watching.
Modern Farm Furniture
Modern Farm Furniture out of Columbus, Ohio, was one of my favorite finds at the Solar Decathlon this year.
Up-and-Coming Cincinnati Designer Andew Neyer Adds Color and Whimsy to Everyday Objects
An Ohio designer’s return home inspires a larger-than-life spin on the everyday.
Beyond The Red Door
This Victorian farmhouse in Granville, Ohio barely survived years of “keggers” and student housing at its university locale...
Yesterday's Kitchen of Tomorrow
Did you know that you can search the archives of Life Magazine via Google? Take a look at what we used to consider a modern...
Not Just Skating By
For years, professional skateboarder Rob Dyrdek has ranted about wanting to build a skate plaza: a skate park integrated into the...
Leather Fly Swatter
I was in Maine last week for my yearly vacation back East, and was happy to discover a new shop in Camden called Sugar Tools.
2009 Calendars on Etsy
The time has come to start seeking out a 2009 calendar.
A Used Cargo Van Becomes a Mobile Studio
Filmmaker Zach Both got creative when it was time for him to hit the road for work last year.
Housing in Crisis Part 4: Lures Cast by Creative Developers
Fact: Urban areas, including those in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York, have been experiencing exponential growth of inner-city...
Solar Decathlon Virtual Tours
Though I couldn’t make it out to Washington, DC, this weekend to see the final days of the Solar Decathlon—which wrapped up...
Master Glassmaker Simon Pearce's Sustainable Factory in Vermont
At one of the last American glass factories of its kind, everything is made in-house—from the tools to the electricity.
The Modernist’s Tree
America’s ﬁrst patented shade tree is as high design as a plant can be.
A Rare Midcentury Prefab Looks Just Like it Did in 1958—Down to the Knoll and Paul McCobb Interiors
The new homeowners of the Frost House investigate the history of their modular home and its contributions to the prefab movement.
3 American Mattress Companies to Know Now
Three mattress companies offer innovative updates along with domestic production.
A Former Chicago Mafia Haunt Reborn as a Hotel
In the art-filled River North neighborhood, this former Prohibition-era hotel is building a sense of...
Brooklyn Home Keeps its Historic Bones While Getting a Much Needed Interior Update
A creative couple flips the script on their family home, a former workman’s cottage on the northern edge of Brooklyn.
An Architect References Local Architecture to Build a Modern Home
Taking its cues from local barns and silos and the rolling Wisconsin terrain, the Field House is a kind of modern observatory for...
A Brief History of the Birth of Urban Planning
At America's first urban planning conference, held in New York in 1898, a British planner asked whether he and his colleagues...