The Secret Life of Kentucky Bourbon Barrels
There seems to be more reclaimed wood in Brooklyn than trees themselves.
Victorian Secrets
Have you ever walked past a house on your way to work and thought, Wouldn’t it be nice to live there. Artist Judith Brenner did.
Secret Garden
In Arlington, Virginia, architecture firm Höweler + Yoon contends with spatial and budgetary constraints to carve a...
The Wood Life
Wiet Hekking’s specialty shop in the heart of Amsterdam displays the best of bent-ply furniture, past and present.
Shelf Life
Though he appears to live alone, this graphically inclined Parisian commissioned an apartment that deftly houses his many...
Family House with a Secret Room
This house on Lake Wenatchee in Washington was designed to be "cozy for two and comfortable for a crowd," as architect John...
Editor’s Letter: Ideas for Life
Here is the best idea for life: Choose to be extraordinary.
Why Plants Improve Mornings, by The Sill
Not everyone is a morning person – and that’s okay.
A Day in the Life of a Smart-Home Voice Assistant
We asked three super-users to share their voice histories.
The Life Fair
Curators in Rotterdam present an exhibition that questions the often unsettling future of technology as a constant presence from...
6 Tiny House Resources That Will Help You Downsize Your Life
Move into a mini abode with this roundup of resources on modern small space living.
102 Potted Olive Plants Cover the Facade of This Bangkok Home
The first thing that catches the eye when one passes the Flower Cage House in Bangkok is a gridded-steel framework with a facade...
The Siple Life
A devastating accident could have made Murray Siple a bitter man. Instead, he decided to renovate a house.
Rana Creek: The Design Firm Bringing Architecture to Life
In a nursery off the coast of Monterey, California, Rana Creek raises millions of plants each year.
5 Reasons Why Landscaping and Bringing Plants Into Your Home Is So Valuable
We may spend the majority of our time inside, but the appeal of the outdoors is always there—and it’s full of surprising benefits...
An Australian Renovation Gives New Life to Midcentury Style
Take a second look at Nest Architects, an Australian firm featured in our September 2016 renovation issue with this MCM update.
A Victorian Cottage in Houston Finds New Life as a Local Firm's Office
In Houston's historic Old Sixth Ward, a neglected, 1904 Folk Victorian cottage is relocated and restored as a modern office.
Plant Your Mac! By Monsieur Plant
Monsieur Plant transforms Macs into living artworks in his Disconnect & Think Nature!...
An Expanded Monograph Looks Back on the Life and Career of Modern Master Jean Prouvé
Ten years after its original publication, historian Raymond Guidot’s tome gets an extensive update.
A Careful Renovation of a 19th-Century Flat in Gothenburg Brings it Back to Life
A 19th-century apartment in Gothenburg, Sweden, is reborn.

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