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Our Scandinavian Style Dreams Come True in This Brooklyn Town House
Hailing from Denmark and India, a husband and wife cultivate a collective heritage at their renovated, almost-passive Brooklyn...
This Pink Tiny House in Mexico Is a Millennial Dream Come True
Situated on a sweeping two-acre lot, this 452-square-foot abode is just right for two.
The Bookworm Cabin Is a Bibliophile’s Dream Come True
A Polish entrepreneur and an architect create the perfect cabin for unplugging, kicking back, and getting lost in a good book.
14 Stylish Sleeper Sofas That Are a Dream Come True
These multifunctional marvels are a step above your average pull-out couch.
10 Surreal Tree Houses That Will Make Your Childhood Dreams Come True
Who says that grown-ups can’t have tree house goals?
This Magical Dwelling Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True
A rentable tiny house in Wellsville, Pennsylvania, provides guests with a minimalist living experience focused on the lush...
Our Daydream of Living on an Untouched Island Comes True in Washington
Seeking a quiet retreat, a couple builds a 1,600-square-foot property where simplicity reigns.
This Mobile Studio in the Swiss Alps Is an Artist's Dream Come True
Clean lines and practical sustainability define this roving, multipurpose structure.
These Customizable Modular Homes Can Make Your Tiny House Dreams Come True
Rooted in a sustainable, built-to-last mentality, tiny house maker Wheelhaus has just added a new collection of modular homes...
Parachute’s First Foray Into Bedroom Furniture Is a Dream Come True
The bedding brand with a cult-like following just launched three upholstered bed frames that you can purchase with the click of a...
12 Tiny House Companies That Can Make Your Micro-Living Dreams Come True
Tiny homes may come in a variety of shapes and sizes, but they all share the same spirit—they promise a simpler lifestyle in a...
A Dream House for the Ages
This Los Angeles family builds smart and plans ahead.
Scandinavian Style Revives This Montreal Home
A clever design team brings a dash of Scandinavian style to a Danish executive’s flat in a renovated Montreal triplex.
These 14 Cabin Floor Plans Will Make Your Outdoorsy Dreams Come True
These cozy layouts are fine-tuned for relaxing and enjoying nature at its finest.
The New Living Vehicle Micro Home Is an Off-Grid Dream Come True
The aluminum travel trailer is topped with solar panels and packed with flexible spaces that live larger than its 232 square feet.
This Prefab Beach Shack in Montauk Is a Surfing Family’s Dream Come True
In Montauk Shores, a pair of HGTV stars transform a prefab home into a beachside paradise.
This Nearly Net-Zero Prefab Home Is an Environmentalist’s Dream Come True
In southern Maine, an eco-friendly home puts a contemporary spin on the traditional New England vernacular.
This Off-Grid Glass Cabin in Canada Is a Stargazer’s Dream Come True
The Skyward Cabin in Prince Edward County, Ontario, offers up a remote locale for adventure-seekers.
Make Your Dome Dreams Come True With These 12 Kit Home Companies
Buckminster Fuller is credited with inventing the geodesic dome, and designing over 3,000 of the structures the American...
A House Grows in Brooklyn
While most people living in the Fort Greene neighborhood of Brooklyn didn’t see much to love about an abandoned, weedy lot...
These Sleek Prefab Cabins Radiate Scandinavian Style
Koto prefab cabins not only bring chic, minimalist design to the housing market, but also a new way of living.
A Scandinavian-Style Pavilion in England Is Listed For $2.1M
Designed by Danish architect Jonas Bjerre-Poulsen, the Pavilion House in Southwold, Suffolk, comes with a detached annex.
Muji Just Unveiled a New Prefab Home—and it’s a Minimalist Dream Come True
The Japanese “no-brand” masters of minimalism unveil the first single-story design in their line of prefab homes.
HAY’s Summer Sale Will Make All Your Danish Design Dreams Come True
Run—don't walk—to HAY for one of the best sales of the season. But hurry—these deals won't last long.
A Hamptons Beach Retreat Gets a Scandinavian-Style Makeover
Taking cues from their style-conscious clients, Portland-based Jessica Helgerson Interior Design transforms an Amagansett home...
Before & After: A Connecticut Lake House Gets a Dose of Scandinavian Style
Less than two hours outside New York City, Candlewood Lake House blends midcentury modern charm and Nordic influences.
A Modern Cottage Brings Scandinavian Style to the Hills of Scotland
Responding to its stunning location, this cross-laminated timber home near Edinburgh, Scotland, trades the traditional notion of...
Out of Town
The modern country escape a New York City couple builds in the Catskill Mountains quickly becomes home...
7 Brooklyn Row Houses Renovations
The dream of owning a Brooklyn brownstone is just one of many reasons why people make the move to the popular outer borough.
An Inspiring Island Retreat Mixes Scandinavian Style With Japanese Simplicity
At the northern end of the Stockholm archipelago, a humble cottage becomes a gorgeous seaside retreat for a nature-loving family.
A Sea Ranch Retreat Delivers Scandinavian Style to the California Coast
Grounded in the utopian Sea Ranch community, a modern vacation retreat has all the bones for blissful retirement living.
A Minimalist, Scandinavian-Style Home Rises on a Flourishing Wisconsin Prairie
Three connected, pitched-roof volumes comprise a new home for retirees on 19 acres in Southeastern Wisconsin.
Beantown Dream
In this tightly packed Northeast city where developers pounce first on any available lot, two young architects found a rare...
A Tiny Cabin in North Carolina Is an Enchanting Mix of Japanese and Scandinavian Style
Inspired by a homesteading commune he documented in Western North Carolina, photographer Mike Belleme builds a minimalist retreat...
A Sliced-Up House Comes Together Again
This bisected 17th-century house in the Swiss Alps transforms into a 970-square-foot home for a British designer and his family.
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...

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