On the Level
Judged by contemporary design standards, the typical postwar suburban split-level house has little to recommend it. Usually...
Kids' Room Renovation
A baby's arrival is cause for celebration—and for many, it's also a time to confront limited living space.
Reviving Neutra with Hive Living
We recently received a letter from a reader, Kristy Krone, after she read the article Hive Design in our September issue, which...
This Y-Shaped Greek Villa Looks Like a Flying Saucer That’s Embedded Into the Hills
This summer home literally draws a "Y" on the landscape and is built on an olive tree-covered hill facing Greece's shimmering...
A Look at the Design of Noma Mexico, Tulum’s Pop-Up Restaurant Inspired by Local History
A group of local designers contextualized a historically-inspired space for René Redzepi's pop-up restaurant in Tulum.
In an urban apartment, a warren of ceramic brick walls and vinyl flooring is replaced with a sunny open plan.
Uji House by ALTS Design Office
Uji House is a minimal home located in Kyoto, Japan, designed by ALTS Design Office.
Shops We Love: Quitokeeto
It might be because Quitokeeto photographs its collection of earthy ceramics, sculptural steamers, vintage kitchenware, rare...
Minimal North Carolina Home Built for a Tech-Forward West Coast Couple
Two West Coast transplants, priced out of San Francisco, build their North Carolina dream home.
10 Ways to Use Color to Transform a Room
Color has a unique way of transforming a space when used creatively to draw attention or capture a mood.
Clifftop House with Angled Roof in Maui
With an angled roof designed to resemble the surrounding cliffs, a house in Maui, Hawaii, is built to meld with the landscape.
Open-Plan Concrete Home in Japan
In Tokyo, Japan, where the houses are crammed cheek by jowl, two old friends from architecture school have created a...
How to Update a Midcentury Modern Gem
Midcentury completists score the ultimate catch: a 1959 post-and-beam fixer-upper in which to showcase their sprawling collection.
A Minimal Writer's Retreat in the Pacific Northwest
Lowering the shutters on this small writer’s retreat completely exposes the interior to the site’s impressive island views.
Mews House by Russell Jones
Mews House is a minimal home located in London, England, designed by Russell Jones.
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.
This Is How You Can Live Large in a Small Space
With clever storage and a retractable skylight, a London apartment feels larger than its 576 square feet.
A Dramatic Cutout Wall and Other Surprises Define This Playful House
In Auckland, New Zealand, an architect cleverly uses roof supports and surplus soil to define space, both inside and out.
And The Winner of Love What You Do Is…
Over 900 readers answered our call to share why they love design in our Love What You Do contest, presented in partnership with...
An Eliot Noyes Transformation in Connecticut Honors the Experimental Spirit of the Original
Now offered at under $7 million, a renovation of Noyes’ Brown Residence uses architectural mimicry and contrast to sustain the...