Alvar Aalto's Artistic Bent at the Vitra Design Museum
A new Vitra Design Museum exhibit re-examines Finnish designer Alvar Aalto's influences and creations.
Design Icon: 10 Buildings by Alvar Aalto
Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made modernist masterpieces with a human touch.
Alvar Aalto's Pacific Northwest Gem
Nestled quietly on a bluff amidst flat farmlands and late-1800s German heritage is the Mount Angel Abbey.
Design Classic: Alvar Aalto's Artek Stools
More than 80 years after their introduction, Alvar Aalto's stools for Artek retain their currency and remain perennial favorites.
Aalto Isn't the Only Finnish Modernist: Meet Ilmari Tapiovaara
Looking at back at the varied career of Finnish furniture designer Ilmari Tapiovaara.
These 7 Outdoor Pavilions Allow You to Connect With the Outdoors Comfortably
Step into these outdoor enclosures that provide picturesque views from all sides.
The Wave House Is a Futuristic Finnish Home With a Sweeping Roof
A Finnish architect teams up with a log home manufacturer to create the stunning, hyper-modern Wave House.
A Riverfront Retreat in Brazil Boasts a Communal Pavilion
Overlooking the Paranapanema River, Casa do Lago is a weekend home comprising two elevated, staggered volumes that separate...
A Modern Finnish Villa That Grows Out of a Seaside Cliff
Helsinki-based architecture studio Mer Arkkitehdit nestles a monochromatic villa among the trees in the 19th-century seaside town...
A pair of crafty designers on a serious budget show that though their apartment may be short on square footage, it’s long on...
Escape to the Wilds of Tasmania in These Eco-Minded Pavilions
Perched on pink granite cliffs, a series of prefab pavilions offer a luxe, back-to-nature experience in one of Tasmania’s oldest...
An Extended Garden Pavilion Enhances a 1920s Cottage
Sitting adjacent to the Morningside residence, this new open-air pavilion beckons the family outside every day of the year.
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea...
This Prefab Backyard Pavilion Mimics a Dragonfly's Wings
Prefabricated architecture can get a bad rap for being boring and boxy—not so for this sculptural backyard pavilion.
Three Glass-and-Copper Pavilions Conquer the Cliffs
Hidden on a hill overlooking Australia’s Pittwater Bay, Rob Brown’s design for the James-Robertson house happily opens itself...
19 Must-Haves From Finnish Design Shop's Midseason Sale
Score a little slice of Nordic happiness with these contemporary home furnishings, tableware, design books, and more.
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.
The Modern Studio of a Finnish Design Legend
Yrjö Kukkapuro, one of Finland’s design legends, is primed for an international resurgence thanks to a new furniture...
Creating new spaces from 18th-century ruins and the banks of a lake.
The Patchwork Pavilion in Brazil calls to mind a flurry of snowflakes, a giant scale votive, or those kitschy concrete walls in...