“Design is so simple. That’s why it’s so complicated.” –Paul Rand
This Northern California Prefab Gets a Dose of Universal Design
Thanks to a prefab in-law unit, an octogenarian modernist lives independently on a peaceful, verdant site in Northern California.
1930s Barcelona Apartment Gets a Minimal Makeover
A restored 1930s apartment in Barcelona is a minimal masterpiece.
Spotlight on Multidisciplinary Danish Design Studio, Norm Architects
With a sleek and minimalist Scandinavian aesthetic and a portfolio that includes industrial design, residential architecture,...
A Prefab Texas Boathouse Get's Delivered to Lake Austin
Designed as a prefabricated monolithic steel grid, the boathouse’s orthogonal frame was delivered from Houston by truck and then...
Getting to this Tiny Prefab Cabin in Western Norway Is an Adventure
A lakeside prefab in Norway is a study in idyllic seclusion.
Putting Industrial Style Design into Your Living Space
How adding industrial style furnishings can bring a bit of factory floor to your decor.
Get Your Fix of Midcentury Scandinavian Design at This Copenhagen Hotel
To say that Hotel Alexandra was dedicated to Danish midcentury design would be an understatement.
Danish Design in Copenhagen Micro-Neighborhood Paper Island
Norm Architects retrofitted an old warehouse in an up-and-coming enclave of the Copenhagen harbor for Danish furniture company...
A Danish Design Kingpin Moves to NYC with a Shipping Container of Furniture in Tow
A purveyor of contemporary Nordic design expands his brand’s presence stateside—beginning with his new Manhattan apartment.
The Highly Personal House of Danish Design Great Finn Juhl
Built in 1942, Finn Juhl’s home remains one of the greatest masterpieces of Danish design.
Industrial Design: Atelier Takagi
After graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2002 with a degree in furniture design, Jonah Takagi traveled the...
Modern Kitchen Upgrade Ideas From a Danish Design Firm That's Challenging the Kitchen Market
Kitchen remodels can be intimidating, partly because of the myriad of choices and decisions that must be made for both aesthetic...
An Historic Beijing Structure Gets a Modern Makeover
Chinese firm ARCHSTUDIO transforms a Qing Dynasty-era structure into a tea house that blends new and old.
Near Montreal, a 1950s House Gets a Modern Makeover
A clever design team recasts a cramped home as an open, contemporary residence.
A family room gets a hi-tech modern makeover
From Rec Room to Tech...
A Small 1920s Guesthouse Bathroom Gets A Modern Makeover
Modern maker Jeran McConnel believes that simplicity is key in creating small spaces that carry big impact; her bathroom...
A Ranch-Style House in California Gets a Contemporary Makeover
In Cardiff by the Sea, a client's love of yoga shines through in her redesigned home.
Prefab Spotlight: Turkel Design
Turkel Design is a leading manufacturer of prefab homes.
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform...
The thought of stripping down for a communal skinny dip in a salty strait might make Americans a bit squeamish, but in Denmark,...