30 Black-and-White Kitchens That Make a Bold Impression
Black-and-white kitchens are clean, modern, and anything but boring, as these photos show.
We Need to Talk About Hygge—You’re Doing it Wrong
In Denmark, where it’s gray and rainy 179 days a year, hygge is knitted into the fabric of life.
Airport Design Gone Wrong
The challenge for airport designers is to consider the complex function of an airport and then cap it off with some truly...
Q&A with Sebastian Wrong
Recently, I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Sebastian Wrong, Design Development Director for the UK-based Established & Sons.
Compostmodern 09: Thinking Wrong with Project M
One day at Compostmodern equals about a week in standard time, and much more if you add up the many hours' worth of Web-surfing...
When Your House Wants to Talk About Fast Food
A smart-home marketing stunt gone wrong.
10 Homes With Distinctive Facades
First impressions are lasting.
A Swedish Coastal Town Commissions an Otherworldly Bathhouse
The first impression of the Kallbadhus ("the cold bathhouse") is that it hovers over the water.
Feast Your Eyes on the World's Most Instagrammable Hotel Lobbies
These stunning hotel lobbies make a truly memorable first impression.
Our Favorite Faucets to Upgrade Your Powder Room
These modern, geometric faucets are as timeless as the impression they will leave on your guests.
Simplicity Reigns at This Off-Grid Australian Retreat
If you think these two buildings resemble old sheds, you're not wrong—that's kind of the point.
Pharrell Williams’ New Luxury Development Is Pitch Imperfect
The high-end Toronto towers are jagged and austere, and supposedly were inspired by Williams’ song “Gust of Wind”—the impression...
Take a Peek Through These 10 Modern Front Doors
First impressions of a home often take place as you approach the front door, where you're eventually given a glimpse inside as...
Top 4 Homes of the Week With Impressive Modern Exteriors
Rustic, sleek, or colorful, these stunning modern exterior designs know how to make a good first impression.
DIY Project: How to Build Your Own Modern Outhouse
When an outhouse comes to mind, no one really thinks of it as being a particularly nice or good-looking space—but you can prove...
Passive Acceptance
Virtually unknown in the United States, Passive Houses are starting to make a big impression with their small footprints.
5 Design Tips for a Better Night’s Sleep
If you’re constantly feeling as if you’re waking up on the wrong side of the bed, it might be time to rethink your bedroom design.
10 Dream Modern Home Rentals In Hawaii
The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...
Here’s the Secret to Making a Neutral Palette Pop in Your Home
Designer Joyce Downing Pickens of JDP Interiors knows that a neutral palette can be boring when done wrong.
Live from London: Everyday Objects
You can have your pick of a wide assortment of couches, chairs and tables at the 100% Design trade fair at Earl's Court in...