Paneling is Cool Again
Back in the bad old days of design, the unholy trinity of wall coverings were harvest gold paint, flocked wallpaper, and...
How to Stay Cool by Living in a Shipping Container
A shipping container home tackles temperature control in a tropical environment.
The Trellis That Keeps It Cool
A dramatic trellis adds bravado and a passive cooling element to a recently renovated mid-century ranch house.
A Brief History of the Cool Office
Whether you intend it or not, your office furniture is saying something about your business’ values.
Cool, Asian Courtyard Home With A Brutalist Core
Modeled after the traditional courtyard family residences of Thailand, Baan Yo Yen is a Brutalist-inspired house designed with...
Wood Paneling Loses its Dated Reputation with This Renovation of a 1959 Portland Gem
On a whim, a growing family uproots to Oregon where they find—and remake—the home of their...
The Lighthouse, by British architects Sheppard Robson, seeks to redefine the future of residential energy by plugging into the...
Classic West Meets Contemporary Cool at the Anvil Hotel in Jackson, Wyoming
New York City-based Studio Tack transforms a 1950s motel into a modern property that incorporates local culture into its...
A San Francisco Design Collective Reveals its Impeccably Cool Creative Studio
Nicole Hollis and her thriving design collective just completed a six-month renovation that transformed a 1920s industrial space...
Conflict Kitchen Rises Again
If you're ever in Pittsburgh, you must swing by Conflict Kitchen for lunch—as I wrote in the December/January issue (and online...
An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Prefab Keeps Cool in the Palm Springs Desert
Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.
Formerly a Farm Workers' Cottage, This Cool Norfolk Home Costs Just Over $1 Million
Once a cottage for farm workers, this house—which overlooks the Salthouse Marshes on the north coast of Norfolk—has been...
Humid City, Cool Home
In the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, Ahmad Djuhara is on a one-man crusade to blow away the conservative cobwebs of the city’s...
Prep Your Dorm Room For the New School Year With These 16 Cool, Modern Products
With the new school year quickly approaching, make sure to give yourself enough time to gather what you'll need to make your dorm...
How Helsinki Keeps Cool
The Finnish city continues on its path to be carbon neutral by 2050.
Sun Mun Way Cool
In Los Angeles, California, a family of four inhabits a polychrome fantasia in the heart of Chinatown.
20 Cool Cribs for the Modern Baby
Babies happen. They can even happen in a modern home.
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.
5 Cool Design Events this Week
Palm Springs Modernism Week, the Walker Art Center's new painting group exhibition (its first in a decade), a Van Alen Institute...
Winner: Coolcapitals Cool Case Contest
This was a tough one! After much deliberation, our judges are excited to announce the grand-prize winner of the Coolcapitals Cool...