Lifestyle

Good design extends far beyond just our homes. It touches all parts of our lives, from our hobbies and travels to the experiences we encounter on a daily basis. Get lost in these stories that fuse great design with lifestyle.

Meet a Seasoned Blacksmith Who Reveals His Art's Painstaking Process
A blacksmith strikes a path that’s more modern than medieval.
A New Book For Those Who Dream of Living in a Floating Home
A new book from Gestalten takes readers on board an array of floating dwellings across the globe that embrace beautiful and...
Why the Crosley C20 Turntable Should Be on the Design and Music Lover’s Wish List
Superior sound and thoughtful design make this turntable worth the price tag.
Kevin Roche on How He Got His Start—Nodding Off in an Interview With Eero Saarinen
The Pritzker Prize–winning architect reflects on his achievements and his mentor.
10 Things You Need to Know About Isamu Noguchi
On his birthday, we remember Japanese-American artist, designer, and activist Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) for a legacy of...
The Ideal Home For You, Based on Your Zodiac Sign
Fiery go-getter or airy dreamer, down-to-earth or deep thinker—find a home that suits your sign.
Boutique Coffee Roaster Coperaco's First Cafe Holds a Modern Tree House
Coperaco, a celebrated New York-based roaster, opens its first U.S. cafe in Harrison, New Jersey—and it's a stunner.
Meet 3 Robots That Could Be Changing the Construction Industry
We introduce you to three companies with innovative robotic systems that could be bringing a lot of change to home construction.
An Exhibit Explores Ways to Combat the U.S. Housing Crisis
A major exhibition confronts the sort of housing Americans actually need.
6 Tiny Outdoor Pavilions Inspired by Japanese Tearooms
A "chashitsu," which literally means “tearoom” in Japanese, is a freestanding, pavilion-like structure that was used for tea...
Enjoy the Rest of Fall by Renting One of These Cozy Cabins or Tree Houses
As we hit the peak of fall, the season's cool air and distinctive colors call travelers to the wild—perhaps for one last outdoor...
Get an Exclusive Sneak Peek of a New Short Film on Columbus, Indiana
The documentary plays companion to the critically-acclaimed film Columbus starring John Cho, which is now available on iTunes.
Ever Wanted to Stay in a Midcentury House Designed by Pierre Koenig?
Spend the night in an iconic L.A. house designed by Pierre Koenig in 1954 that's been carefully restored.
An Honest Guide to the Benefits and Drawbacks of Skylights
A skylight might seem like a universally bright idea, but though it can be a great design feature, it isn’t without flaws of its...
Discover One of the Most Colorful Streets in Buenos Aires
The mosaics and murals of Pasaje Lanín, the ongoing work of artist Marino Santa Maria, are representative of the creative...
Recipe: Eric Ripert's Cod Basquaise
For our March Interiors issue, we had the rare chance to see what the private kitchen of a top chef looks like.
Wood Guide Part II: How to Recognize 5 (More) Common Wood Species
If you’ve dreamed of being able to recognize birch versus cedar or ash versus Douglas fir like a pro, look no further than this...
Meet 40 of the World's Most Creative Entrepreneurs With Kinfolk's New Book
The respected publication's new book chronicles an impressive list of entrepreneurs from around the world who have turned...
Vancouver’s Botanist Restaurant Updates the Power Lunch
Surrounded by snowy mountains and perched oceanside, even Vancouver’s business district manages to be idyllic.
A New Box Set Captures Harry Bertoia at the Sonambient Barn
Late in life, designer and artist Harry Bertoia built hundreds of sound-making sculptures, clusters of thin metal rods that...
A Swedish Vision For Democratic Architecture Lands in New York
Next up at Archtober, a Swedish series on architecture, urbanity, and egalitarianism.
Go Exploring With This Tiny Home in Tow
A Seattle couple pack up their lives, hit the road in a 200-square-foot camper, and launch a tiny home business in Eastern...
A Sleek Resort in a Japanese National Park Reinterprets Tradition
Located in Ise-Shima National Park, Amanemu suggests a modern interpretation of traditional Edo-period farmhouses.
6 Modern Hotels Around the World Made Out of Shipping Containers
Shipping container hotels—quite literally—keep popping up across the globe.
An Australian Cafe Filled With Handcrafted Details Comes to Portland, Oregon
Melbourne's famous Proud Mary has come stateside, and the space is as thoughtful as its coffee.
A New Bar in Helsinki Channels a Retro Soundtrack and a Midcentury Milanese Hotel Lounge
A new atmospheric bar and lounge opens up in a hip Helsinki neighborhood, channeling a retro-chic hotel lounge and inspired by a...
Airstream Dream Team: These Women Travel the Country, Turning Retro RVs Into Homes
These women left their full-time jobs to remodel Airstreams.
A Healthcare Start-Up Combines Modern Design With Top-Notch Technology and Care
Combining world-class doctors, data-driven technology, artificial intelligence, and wearable sensors, a new San Francisco-based...
Spain's Basque Coast Gets a New Modern Hotel With a Michelin-Starred Restaurant
Located just outside San Sebastián overlooking the Basque Coast in Spain, a beautiful modern hotel has emerged from Monte Igueldo...

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