An Art Studio That Would Make Picasso Jealous
In Toronto, a painter accustomed to crashing in his studio created an airy artistic haven with both working and living quarters...
This Designer Escapes to Ibiza for Some Peace and Quiet
In a quiet corner of the famed Spanish party island, rug designer Nani Marquina and photographer Albert Font have carved out a...
Faces of Freedom
South Asia is a region known for producing beautiful handmade rugs which are sold all over the world.
Textile Exhibit to Feature Picasso, Dali, Matisse Designs
A London exhibition uses works by Picasso, Dali, Matisse, and others to trace the evolution of 20th century textile design.
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
How to Build an Off-the-Grid Cabin in Arkansas for just over $118,000
Stocked with green features, an inexpensive off-the-grid retreat in Arkansas provides its owner peace of mind through its...
Kahn's Park Gets the Greenlight
The New York City parks around the Brooklyn Bridge are about to gain an upstream sibling.
A Converted Firehouse Fit For an Artist Is Listed at $749K
Fifteen minutes from Providence, Rhode Island, a former firehouse is now a live/work space that supplies artistic freedom.
Provence's Rustic Tower Inn
Winter in Provence means no tourists, no crowds and plenty of peace and quiet in a restored 16th century French...
6 Modern Homes on the Water
Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace.
7 Minimalist Apartments Around The World
According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemus of The Minimalists, minimalism can be summed up in a single sentence:...
Philip Pettit: How Do You Know if You're Truly Free?
Most of us can generally agree that freedom is an ideal, says philosopher Philip Pettit.
Finding Lagom
In early 2015, on a cold January day, my wife and I lost our third child.
The Tree of Ghent
Just as the famed Treaty of 1814 called for peace between the United Kingdom and the United States, the large beech tree on...
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.
Salvage Love
The first year out of college is a wildcard for most people.
Escape to the Italian Countryside by Renting One of These 10 Getaways
Italy's bustling cities offer plenty of excitement for those who seek it—but if you're looking to recuperate from urban living...
7 Modern Japanese Hotels That Will Help You Find Your Zen
In Japan, where ancient Shinto rituals and Buddhist meditations guide many aspects of daily life, interior design is also...
A Prefab Housing Concept in South Africa
It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing concept.
Peru Community Schools Art Gallery: The G. David Thompson Collection
No one would expect an art collection worth millions to be housed in a high school in a small Midwest town.

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