11 Modern Stairways That Do Way More Than Just Connect Floors
More than just a means of getting from A to B, stairways can add architectural interest to a home with just a little lateral—or...
Cutting-Edge Dorms Embrace The Landscape with No Need for Elevators or Interior Stairs
A pair of innovative dorm buildings push boundaries without showing off or upstaging their setting.
10 Dazzling Modern Staircases
Follow us step-by-step to 10 astounding modern staircases.
10 Smart and Surprising Under-Stair Design Solutions
A sloped ceiling, low-head height, and limited access to sunlight might spell out some design restrictions, but that doesn’t mean...
9 Best Modern Staircase Designs
While staircases are functional by nature, many architects use them as an opportunity to introduce a graphic design statement to...
Stair Lust
Somehow stairs have become the object of "design porn" of late, and while it seems as likely that lamps or sofas or kitchen...
9 Unique Stair Railings
Handrails for stairs may be subject to specific, in-depth code requirements, but that doesn’t mean that they’re short on style,...
A Chicago Renovation Taps Into its Attic to Almost Double its Square Footage
Careful craftsmanship, spiral stairs, and an airy catwalk help define this Second City architect's home.
20 Desert Homes
The desert, a wilderness of rock and hardscrabble, has had a profound impact on human culture, design and our collective...
Top 5 Homes of the Week With Sublime Staircases
More than just a way to get from point A to point B, the stairways in these homes have been upgraded from functional features...
Make Your Space Look Bigger: 10 Lofted Bedrooms
We believe that there are many awesome advantages to having a loft in your home.
Manhattan
Like many white people of a certain age, I first visited Harlem by mistake.
Color Me Mad!
Always a sucker for well designed architecture and products, I must admit I go a little mad when color has been introduced to the...
House in Futako by Yabashi Architects & Associates
House in Futako is a minimal residence located in Saga, Japan, designed by Yabashi Architects & Associates.
7 Simple Ways to Upgrade a Boring Staircase
Staircases and style aren't mutually exclusive, as the following design tactics show.
Islington Maisonette by Larissa Johnston Architects
Islington Maisonette is a minimal home located in London, United Kingdom, designed by Larissa Johnston Architects.
This Sculptural Staircase Shapes an Entire Home
How is a 921-square-foot, 44-level house possible? Witness Tokyo architect Akihisa Hirata’s mind-bending, shape-shifting...
The Linden Hotel
If you find yourself entering East New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport, like most other airports an expressway and...
When Down Means Forward
Upon arrival at the aforementioned Terminal 2E I realized that although a sign with an arrow pointing a certain direction should...
A New Kind of Public Landmark: New York’s Interactive Centerpiece by Heatherwick Studio
Described as "a public room for the city,” Vessel is a visionary new landmark by London-based firm Heatherwick Studio.