How to Shape a Shoji, Step by Step
Every Order Miya Shoji Receives is Different, but the Procedure Follows the Same Rough Pattern Each Time.
The Ungreening of America
We asked Charles Birnbaum to point us to five unique landscapes that we can still take a peek at. He explains: “I’ve chosen...
American Beauty
A Kansas architect unlocks the potential in an outdated 1950s home.
Texas Two-Step
In Austin, mid-century homes built in the wake of World War II join more traditional vernacular architecture.
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...
4 Tips For Making the Most of an Irregularly-Shaped Room
Whether your home is old or new, big or small, the chances are that you’ve had to deal with oddly-shaped rooms.
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8 Modern American Farmhouses
With a strong connection to the land and a nostalgic silhouette, there's something special about farmhouses that recalls a bygone...
Take a Step Through 20 Huge Modern Doors
From wall-sized swinging doors to two-story roll-ups, these portals help you make a big entrance.
Young Guns 2017: New Designers Making Waves
In our annual roundup of exciting talents in the design industry, we present a roster of up-and-comers making waves on the global...
Step Inside Squarespace’s Minimalist Portland Office
Squarespace is known for its bold and iconic brand, and for helping the masses build sleek, professional websites.
West Side Story
A comprehensive look at mid-century California design reveals a modern coming of age for the Golden State.
Vases by American Crafstman Kent Ipsen
A series of vases by American craftsman Kent Ipsen (1933-2012), a substantial contributor to the 1960s studio glass movement, go...
Airstream: Re-designing an American icon
Mobile + Home: what is so fascinating about the juxtaposition of these two seemingly irreconcilable...
Quality vs. Quantity: A Developer's Story
We’ve kept out an eye near the southeast corner of Sloan’s Lake to observe what it takes to build a huge residential project.
Ode to a Forward-Thinking America: Columbus, Indiana
A photographic celebration of a small American city and its design legacy.
Watch the Master Glassmakers at Simon Pearce Painstakingly Handcraft a Single Glass
Step inside one of the last American glass factories of its kind, where everything from the tools to the electricity are made...
Luxury Living in the Wild: 5 Secluded Paradises in America
These five architects show us how to get away from it all in style.
Celebrate American Design With 15 Products That Are Made in the USA
One of the best ways to ring in Independence Day is to celebrate makers, artisans, and designers who are producing well-made...
Narrow Modernist Three-Story Home in Toronto
Facing tight building codes and an even tighter space, Karen White and David MacNaughtan needed an architect who could turn...

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