The World of Sound
You could call it the next frontier of architecture and design, but you have to close your eyes to “see” it. The ear…
Gone with the Sound
Acoustic systems by Mike Mironenko for ODESD2
25 Dogs Living in the Modern World
These lucky dogs are living a design-inspired life, proving that just because you're dog, it doesn't mean you have to…
21 Cats Living in the Modern World
These cats are living out their nine lives in comfort and style.
Estonian Forest Sounds
Despite its seemingly self-explanatory name, the field of Interior Architecture reaches far beyond the boundaries of…
The Brightly Colored World of Designers Scholten & Baijings
The reigning couple of color has made an indelibly saturated mark on the furniture scene of today. Here, a look at a…
Sound Design
Years ago, the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas won a design competition for an addition to the Los Angeles County Museum…
Sound Advice
Successful restaurants offer the holy trinity of good food, good service, and good ambience. Design can influence all…
Wonders of the World
Though not strictly modern—well, not modern at all, really—the Wonders of the World series of books from Harvard…
World’s Fair Pavilion: Restoring the Tent of Tomorrow
Matthew Silva’s documentary on New York's World's Fair Pavilion is focused on getting a forgotten modernist structure…
Sleeping In: The World’s Slowest Hotel
Hulking on the edge of the trendy Eastern Docklands in Amsterdam, the Lloyd Hotel is a storied mammoth. It was first an…
World’s Most Turkey-Shaped Building
The University of Toronto’s John P. Robarts Research Library contains 4.8 million books, 4.1 million microforms, and…
Braver's New World
A revamp of this small suburban Massachusetts home doubled its size while giving the yard, the neighbors, and the…
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…
Modern World Awards 2011
This year we debuted the Modern World Awards, giving our favorite product and furniture discoveries a place to shine on…
Designing the Modern World Award
Choosing the finalists and, eventually, the winners wasn't the only difficult task at the Modern World Awards.…
In the Material World: Susan Weber
Long before Peggy Guggenheim bought her first Jackson Pollock, the Wittlesbach Dukes of Bavaria were snapping up…
All the World's a Page
If you've run out of room on your nightstands, filled every available wall with shelves, and if your floorspace has…
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.
Living in a Material World
Americans have always held a soft spot in their hearts for futuristic materials, from the amazing light-weight…