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10 Reasons Why You Should Invest in Architectural Photography
Architectural photographs decode the built world. As a photographer of architecture, I interpret three-dimensional…
Why You Need to Act Fast with Water Damaged Carpets
Water damage can compromise the structural integrity of your home, damage your belongings, and even pose a risk to your…
You’ve Heard of Architecture’s Eco Footprint, Here’s Why You Should Care About its “Human Handprint”
Michael Murphy of MASS Design Group delivers an impassioned TED Talk about dignity, healing, and architecture.
All You Need Is LV
In the most unlikely of places—rural Missouri—Rocio Romero has designed and built a prefab empire.
Only What You Need
EVEN WITH AMPLE LOT SIZE, ONE BOULDER COUPLE OPTED TO GO SMALL WITH THEIR NEW HOME. THERE’S NOTHING LIKE DRAMATIC…
Modern Thank-You Notes
GIGI PRESS, a new Los Angeles–based letterpress company, sent me samples of their work last week, and I love their…
New Kitchen Materials You Should Know About
As KitchenAid unveils its black stainless steel line, we take a look at new material trends in the kitchen.
Words You Should Know
Bid: How much the contractor will charge to build the house. Different than “estimate.” (“Bid” is to “estimate” as…
Words You Should Know
Charrette: An intense period of design activity in which a group collaborates to work out a solution to a specific…
Books You Should Read
The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999. Phaidon Press, 2006
Any Way You Slice It
Sixty years after its debut, a limited edition re-issue of the classic Campden Toast Rack introduces the classic…
Thank You Cards by Linda and Harriett
Getting a thank you card in the mail, especially after having hosted a party or given a present, is a rarity today.…
Words You Should Know: Building Codes
Arm yourself with the vocabulary needed to navigate the world of building codes.
Words You Should Know for Restaurants
Listed below are some useful words for the experienced diner.
Discuss: What Would You Do With a Shipping Container?
We're asking our community to dream about how they would convert a shipping container.
What Type of Hardwood Flooring is Right for You?
How to Pick your Dream Hardwood Flooring
Discuss: Would You Renovate Your Eichler Home?
If you were handed the keys to an Eichler home, would you set out to preserve it as a midcentury time capsule, or…
Philip Pettit: How Do You Know if You're Truly Free?
Most of us can generally agree that freedom is an ideal, says philosopher Philip Pettit. But how do we actually define…
This California–Made Camper Is All You Need to Get Your Adventures Going
At this point, everyone knows how much we love the outdoors. Whether it’s a cabin in the woods, a camping site, or a…
5 Things You Should Know About Modern Prefab Construction
The Monogram Modern Home, a prefab designed by Method Homes featuring a luxury kitchen outfitted with Monogram…
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