Sert du Soleil
The revamp of Clover—a new fast-food joint in Harvard Square—complements the original interior and hidden skylight of the Josep...
Carreau du Temple: Parisian Poetry in Glass and Steel
Studio Milou’s restoration of a public pavilion showcases the beauty of the Marais.
The Revived Maison du Danemark Brings Two New Danish Restaurants to Paris
Overlooking the Arc de Triomphe on Paris’ Avenue des Champs-Élysées is Maison du Danemark, Denmark’s cultural house that has...
Wim Crouwel—Miami’s Graphic Designer du Jour
Though the Campana brothers carried the day at Design Miami, and Art Basel housed more Jean Dubuffet than you’d care to buy, or...
Le Haut Perché Offers Free Shelter For Hikers in the Rustic Countryside of Bordeaux
Studio Weave designed this hiker's shelter in collaboration with the French studio Bruit du Frigo and fabricator Zébra3,...
A New Standard of Living
Sustainability may be the buzzword du jour, but how can you tell if a product is as green as it’s cracked up to...
Home Cooking
What if anyone could set up a cafe or a bar in their home, serving strangers specials du jour from their own kitchens? In Finland...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
The Tallest Cake in the World
To my joie de vivre, my first Sunday in Paris coincided with musée gratuit dimanche, the first Sunday of every month when museums...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
Best of Quebec Architecture 2009
We in the US hear plenty about the AIA's awards of festivals, but not so much about our neighbors up north.
A Modern Hotel In Morelos, Mexico With Robust Stone Walls
Brutalist silhouettes and Mexican stone meet in this majestic-looking hotel.
Sound Design for a Bustling San Francisco Restaurant
Bellota becomes the sixth Bay Area establishment to fine tune noise levels with Meyer Sound Constellation technology.
10 Jean Nouvel Buildings We Love
French Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel is credited by the New York Times in a profile piece as "exceptionally good...
A Modular Meeting Room Features a Table with 6 Possible Layouts
Parisian design firm Les Ateliers Tristan & Sagitta creates a complete, customizable wooden office.
A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona
Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a...
The House of a Lifetime
At age 34, Philip M. Isaacson commissioned architect F. Frederick Bruck to design a home for him and his wife. That was 1959.
An LED Light Display Takes Over an Avenue in Quebec City
Lampshades by Lightemotion lend a cozy feel to the streetscape while celebrating Quebec's artistic heritage.
Architecture in Baghdad
There are many famous structures we associate with Le Corbusier (Chandigarh in India, Villa Savoye in France, the United Nations...