Video: Prefab Japanese Joinery
In our September 2011 Japan Style issue (now on newsstands!) we showcase a plethora of Japanese-influenced houses as…
Japanese Soaking Tubs
For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became…
This Minimal Japanese Getaway Was Built for Surfing
Splashes of chartreuse enliven N-Holiday House, a seaside getaway by Sohei Nakanishi Design.
Video: Inhabitots
New York-based designer Jill Fehrenbacher, a self-proclaimed lover of vegan junk food, started Inhabitat, a site…
The Best Prefab Homes in Australia
Australia is home to many beautiful beaches, koalas and kangaroos, and most importantly, incredible prefab houses.…
10 Perfect Prefab Barns
No longer restricted to the habitation of, say, cows, sheep, tractors or potatoes, a prefabricated barn can be a very…
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…
Small Box Home with Black Metal Facade in Japan
Drawing on an inherited plot of land, his father’s steel company, and his brother-in-law’s architectural know-how,…
Jane Jacobs Video
I was so pleased to come across this video recently on the website Grist—a nearly ten-minute film about creating…
The Prefab Issue
The allure of prefab is really about control.
Video: The Pixel Painter
Hal Lasko, also known as Grandpa, creates full-scale masterpieces pixel by pixel using Microsoft Paint. This video by…
Cerno's Making-Of Videos
Cerno, a young Laguna Beach, California-based company that creates LED lighting and, more recently, furniture, has…
Moddest Music Video of 2011
The end of the year always brings a slew of awards, best-of lists, and encapsulating accolades. Reductive, sure, but…
Framed House Video Tour
In a charming video tour of the February 2013 Houses We Love, spy the interiors and garden of an innovative abode built…
Video: Reimagining SFMOMA
I visited the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art this weekend to see the recently installed Fisher Collection show…
Tramshed 2011 Video Recap
One of the best shows I saw in all of the London Design Festival was Tramshed 2011 in the Shoreditch Design Triangle. I…
"Made by Hand" Video Series
Recently I've been on a kick of watching behind-the-scenes videos. I've always been fascinated to learn how things are…
Mike Matas's Travel Videos
In addition to working at Facebook and formerly gigging at Apple, Mike Matas is one hell of a photographer. And thanks…
A Prefab Housing Concept in South Africa
It took 11 years of traversing through three different countries for Eric Bigot to develop his Zenkaya prefab housing…
When Prefab Is Painless
An easy construction process reduces any drama for a couple in California.