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San Diego, CA
Nestled on the Pacific coastline, between Los Angeles’s sprawl and the Mexican border, San Diego is a surprisingly design-forward...
Journey by Design: Mexico City
Richly layered and elegant with an edge, the capital of Mexico is brimming with incredible art, design, history, and architecture...
Modern Mixed Use in San Diego
When Im and David Schafer moved in together they faced the challenge of combining the contents of David’s 880-square-foot loft...
A Renovated Midcentury in San Diego Is Sharp and Sustainable
Danish architect Jesper Pedersen reimagines a Lloyd Ruocco midcentury, putting sustainability at the forefront of the...
An Immaculate Midcentury Abode in San Diego Asks $1.55M
Designed by influential architect William Krisel, the three-bed, two-bath residence promises comfort and style.
The First LEED Gold-Certified Family Home in San Diego
A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.
A Striking Mixed-Use Building Near San Diego’s Historic Balboa Park Seeks $6.5M
Designed by Safdie Rabines Architects and decked out with luxe amenities, the 4-unit contemporary structure in Bankers Hill...
San Diego Teaches Us How Micro-Living Can Thrive
A professor takes the first step toward creating a new model for the city.
A Revamped Cottage With a Detached Entertainment “Cube” Asks $2.8M in San Diego
Renovated to foster indoor/outdoor living, the charming La Jolla home was featured in a Dwell home tour in 2016.
Chic Ranch-Style Living Awaits Near San Diego for $5.8M
In Rancho Santa Fe, California, an estate with retractable glass walls, soaring ceilings, and tropical gardens is made for...
Before & After: A DIY Couple Tackle Their 1915 Craftsman in San Diego
Since 2015, when Ashley and Ross Goldman bought a Craftsman-style bungalow in their hometown of San Diego, California, they've...
A New Modern Hotel in San Diego Offers Surfing Adventures and Local Hospitality
When it comes to traveling these days, more and more people are seeking out ways to stay like a local—but that craving is now...
Check Out This Vintage Post-and-Beam Near San Diego Asking $760K
Located in the up-and-coming enclave of La Mesa, the midcentury-modern abode will likely go fast.
Budget Breakdown: A San Diego Couple Make Over Their Craftsman Bedroom For $29K
Ashley and Ross Goldman document their $29,400 master bedroom renovation on their DIY blog The Gold Hive.
San Juan, PR
After three rainless weeks a welcome tropical shower blew into San Juan, Puerto Rico, one afternoon last May, awakening Casa...
A Designer’s Midcentury Revival in San Diego Makes a Bold Statement With Color and Scale
Designer Julie Crosby and a team of collaborators transform a rundown property near Southern California’s coastline.
Before & After: A Sparkling Kitchen-and-Bath Renovation Elevates a San Diego Home
By preserving the rooms’ original footprints but seriously upgrading fixtures and finishes, Solstice Interiors creates an...
Seeking $4.5M, This San Diego Home Is United Around a Glass Atrium and Steel Staircase
Designed by Safdie Rabines Architects, the tri-level compound also features an expansive main home, a separate casita, and a pool...
A Stunningly Restored Midcentury by Case Study Architect Craig Ellwood Asks $800K in San Diego
The Bobertz Residence, designed in 1953, emerges from years of modification and wear to become a luminous example of midcentury...
A Spanish-Style Home in San Diego Gets a Big Upgrade With Just 39 Additional Square Feet
Thanks to a simplified layout and clear connection to the outdoors, this historic home is ready for a new chapter.
10 Modern San Francisco Homes
Mention San Francisco and you might stir up images of steep streets lined with colorful and historic Victorian...
A Sleek Kitchen Renovation in San Francisco
In a San Francisco kitchen, a sleek series of custom cabinets camouflages an armada of professional features.
9 Stellar San Francisco Renovations
If you've ever embarked on a renovation in California, you know how challenging the historic preservation laws can be.
A Modern Shipping Container Home in San Francisco
Two San Francisco art and travel addicts overhauled a loft—and customized a pair of shipping containers—to accommodate their...
A Renovated Eichler Home in San Rafael, California
Faced with the unique challenge of renovating the work of mid-century master, design principal Stephen Shoup of building Lab...
A Two-Part Landscaping Renovation in San Francisco
In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...
This Charming San Francisco Condo Asks $1.7M
High ceilings, hardwood floors, and endless bay windows make this Pacific Heights home an airy sanctuary.
See the Careful Transformation of a Midcentury Eichler in San Francisco
Joseph Eichler developed more than 11,000 homes in California from 1949 to 1966, and though tons are still standing today, many...
A Dashing Converted Warehouse in San Francisco Centers on the Arts
A local couple turn the industrial space into a refined residence, recording studio, and gallery.
This Three-Level Loft in San Francisco Is an Artist's Sanctuary
This lively live/work studio in San Francisco's Dogpatch is a constant work-in-progress that mirrors its inhabitants' creative...
Devising Clever Solutions For a Small San Francisco Loft
A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.
Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco
Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a...
A Compact Three-Story Brick Loft in San Francisco
Making the most of vertical space unleashes the potential of a petite San Francisco project.
This Radiant San Francisco Residence Hits the Market at $6.8M
Walls of glass, a full-length skylight, and a floating staircase keep this MAK Studio–designed house feeling sunny and airy.
This Beachside Pad in San Francisco Is the Stuff of Surfers' Dreams
Honing in on the meditative surfing vibes of the ocean, what was once an old horse barn is transformed into a seaside haven,...
This Renovated Esherick Perfectly Frames the San Francisco Bay
Located in the city's iconic Sea Cliff neighborhood, a historic abode is treated to a stunning renovation.