Startin’ Spartan
When Jay Atherton and Cy Keener met in grad school at the University of California, Berkeley, they discovered in each other a...
America’s Best Independent Design Shops: Spartan Shop
The showroom and gallery in Portland, Oregon, has emerged from the pandemic with a new vision.
The Carefully-Curated Spartan Shop Expands Into a Creative Consultancy
It's a new beginning for Currie Person's minimalist contemporary homewares collection at Spartan Shop—as well as the end of an...
11 Homes That Capture the Spirit of Joshua Tree
These cabins, domes, and houses channel the free-spirited nature of the desert.
Swiss Mix
Built for a young family of Spartan-minded clients, architect Felix Oesch's spare, concrete prefab outside of Zurich is a marvel...
A Texas Camping Spot Complete With Yurts and Miniature Donkeys
For those seeking a hidden locale to set up camp for an idyllic weekend getaway, Green Acres in Elgin, Texas might be the...
With a View of the Andes, This Concrete Retreat in Ecuador Follows the Sun
Made almost entirely of hand-poured concrete, a passive solar retreat in Ecuador hits all the right grooves.
7 Vintage-Inspired Trailer Parks, Airstreams and All
Summer is coming, and even if you're not a fan of camping or road trips, you can still enjoy the experience of staying in a...
This Mexico City Home Features a Garden at Every Level
A terraced layout and massive windows bring nature into every room of this concrete house.
Experience Boundless Himalayan Views in This Modern Mountain Retreat
Sited in Northern India, a holiday home is perfectly positioned for glorious views of the Himalayas.
A Rambling Fishing Retreat in Montana Cuts Through Cabin Conventions
The Silhouette House by Lazor/Office is a two-part wood, glass, and steel building united by a sprawling system of decks and...
The Shed Opens as New York’s Shapeshifting Arts Center
The Shed, housed in an expandable building in Manhattan’s Hudson Yards, opens under public scrutiny on Friday, April 5.
Devising Clever Solutions For a Small San Francisco Loft
A software engineer outfits his tiny apartment with flexible design ideas.
Modernist Master Florence Knoll Dies at 101
Florence Knoll Bassett, whose interior “architecture” and iconic furniture designs set the standard for the midcentury modern...
Friends and Family Band Together to Build a 194-Square-Foot Cabin in Austria
Anna and Jakob Busch enlist the help of loved ones to construct a spruce-wrapped tiny home for $35,000.
Camping with Dad Just Got Cooler
A father and son built an off-grid cabin in the Wisconsin woods.
Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist
In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
Step Inside America’s Best Independent Design Shops
Independent design shops are hubs for creative communities. Here, we celebrate some of our favorites across the United States.
The Green Lagoon
From the deck of this waterfront house, the scenery is abuzz with Northern California wildlife–but there's not a utility bill in...
Lights Will Guide You Home
A harsh climate and a hillside site inform a Nova Scotia getaway’s regional accent.
Trend Report: What’s Up With Wallpaper?
Suddenly, bold patterns are everywhere.
5 Undeniably Cool Projects Built by Designers and Their Dads
From a souped-up Airstream to an experimental cabin in the woods, these creations benefited from some paternal wisdom.
My House: There’s a Place for Everything in Organization Expert Shira Gill’s Berkeley Bungalow
The author of “Minimalista” shares tips for clearing clutter, elevating your space, and promoting wellness at home.
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...
Hotels We Love: El Cosmico Hotel in Marfa, Texas
Offering herbal workshops, and playing host to the Trans-Pecos festival, El Cosmico is a hotel that's engaged with the community.
Undivided Intentions
The late architect David Boone was always one to take his work home with him—he just kept it in the home’s office.
You Don't Have to Just Be at Your Desk When Working from Home
The late architect David Boone was always one to take his work home with him—he just kept it in the home’s office.
Design Icons: 24 Modern Architects and Designers That Have Shaped Our World
Brush up on the work and legacies of these iconic architects and designers whose influence on modern design is hard to overstate.
Small Business Shout-Out: These Local Storefronts Need Our Love
We share the shops, restaurants, and services that are near and dear to our hearts—and now it’s your turn.
Discuss: If You Were a Chair, What Chair Would It Be?
Put yourself in (the mindset of) the hot seat.
Ruth De Jong’s Weekend of Art Installations and Outdoor Adventures in the Berkshires
The production designer behind Jordan Peele’s sci-fi thriller ‘Nope’ shares her favorite spots from her trip to the bucolic...
Andrea Zittel's Wagon Station Encampment
I park my car, take off my shoes, and head for the hills.
Design Icon: 9 Buildings by Louis Kahn
In crafting classic forms with presence and weight, this American architect recalled a more monumental era.
A Parisian Seafood Restaurant, Swimming in Shades of Blue
The creative behind a trio of Rose Bakery Tea Rooms designs a Parisian restaurant devoted to the sea.
Landscape, the Architect
High up in the mountains of Norway, the V-Lodge’s simplicity in design and choice of materials speak to its wild surroundings.
At Home in a Modern Church
Santiago Suarez is a man who craves challenge, a knight errant, if you will, whose exploits are in the realm of the intellectual...

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