Times Square Theater
Often public architecture seems to happen in all the wrong places.
The Complete Home Theater Setup Guide for Movie Buffs
Learn how to convert different areas of your house(Basement, Attic, Backyard, Livingroom) into a mini Home Theater.
THX-Certified Door Reins in the Home Theater Noise
That 10.2 channel receiver you just snagged may give you the audio equivalent of an IMAX experience in your living room, but...
Phoenix Civic Center
Beginning in 1949, the Phoenix Civic Center was designed in stages by Alden B. Dow.
Design Icon: C. Howard Crane
Without any architecture training, Crane built some of the most decadent theaters of the country.
Home to Tea House Transformation
In Eugene, Oregon, designer Ben Waechter turned a residential home into a tea house and sampling room by borrowing ideas from...
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.
The Return of Ulysses
San Franciscans will not want to miss Claudio Monteverdi’s opera The Return of Ulysses, staged and directed by artist William...
Creating the Modern Stage
While in New York last week I made a stop into the Morgan Library to see the new show Creating the Modern Stage: Designs for...
Set in the Future
When Tron raced into theaters on neon treads in 1982, the futuristic backdrops were a vis-ual revelation for cinema geeks.
Dror Benshetrit / TRON Armchair
Israeli–born, New York–based designer Dror Benshetrit’s work runs the gamut from product and furniture design to architecture and...
The Ballet's Crown Jewels
New York City Ballet goers will be treated to a healthy dose of design this season.
Creamy Banana Jam
In Barcelona's Gracia neighborhood sits the 90-plus-year-old former residence of Art Nouveau architect Manuel Raspall, whose...
Reflecting the Stars
Jon Morris has been a theater producer, social entrepreneur, champion springboard diver—and an artist, in which last capacity he...
Compostmodern in Review
This weekend, I attended Compostmodern, a conference hosted by the AIGA SF that discussed the role of designers and the future...
A Used Cargo Van Becomes a Mobile Studio
Filmmaker Zach Both got creative when it was time for him to hit the road for work last year.
This Modern Loft For Sale Will Have You Dreaming of Berlin
A converted attic in a turn-of-the-century building in Berlin’s Charlottenburg neighborhood asks over $4 million.
A Green, Lean, and Customizable Cardboard Prefab
Live, work, or vacation in an eco-friendly, mobile cardboard prefab.
A Dream of Many Men, Lake Jackson Texas
Few architects have the opportunity to design a whole community, but Alden B. Dow had just such a unique opportunity in 1941 in...
Domus Aurea: A Modern, Mexican Residence with Mountain Views
Domus Aurea is a private residence in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico that was designed as a collaboration between Gilberto L....