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Master bathroom with walls and tub clad in Carrara marble

5 Splendid Marble Floors

Slip on your socks before stepping into these cool marble kitchens and baths.
September 9, 2015
Modern backyard chicken coop

The Dos and Don'ts of Building Your Own Chicken Coop

Some quick tips that'll help you design at the drop of a feather.
September 7, 2015
Living office room with oak paneling and wall-size custom cabinetry

5 Inspiring Live-Work Spaces

This Labor Day weekend we took you inside the workspaces of creatives around the world. Today, we look a little closer to home for office inspiration.
September 7, 2015
A backyard shed, clad in Collins Truwood siding and corrugated metal, doubles as an office.

A Prefab Shed that Provides Refuge for Work and Play

When Marco V. Morelli’s home office became his daughter’s bedroom, he found an ideal workspace in an unexpected place—his backyard.
September 5, 2015
Living Room in Industrial Bungalow in Phoenix

5 Industrial-Style Homes with Exposed Brick Walls

Exposed brick walls lend these otherwise polished homes a rough edge.
September 3, 2015
San Francisco residence with natural light and hidden fixtures

8 Brilliant Skylights We Love

Modern skylights bring each of these sun-filled homes to new heights.
September 2, 2015
+Farm's 2015 summer mobile home's wooden exterior

Summer Design Program Crafts Its Own Mobile Dwelling

A summer design studio organized by +FARM was spurred by the challenge of new housing in certain upstate New York areas.
September 1, 2015
fence lincoln massachusetts farrar pond kim mikyoung site side

7 Bold, Modern Fences That Challenge the Norm

Bringing new forms to their function, these unconventional structures go beyond the prototypical white picket in favor of more adventurous building materials—including Cor-ten steel and the landscape itself.
August 25, 2015
home security panic rooms illustration

Inside the Modern Safe Room: How Homeowners Today Are Fortifying Their Houses Against Burglars, Terrorists, and Hurricanes

If a family’s home is their castle, as the saying goes, some homeowners have begun to take that sentiment quite literally. Step into the heavily fortified world of safe rooms—otherwise known as panic rooms—with three designers working at the outer limits of architectural craft.
August 22, 2015
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