Around the World: Striking Spaces From New Orleans to Singapore

Around the World: Striking Spaces From New Orleans to Singapore
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Color Theory: A House Outside Paris Gets a Vivid Revamp

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Here Are the World’s Most Exciting Design Destinations—and Why You Have to Visit
Here Are the World’s Most Exciting Design Destinations—and Why You Have to Visit
Designers at the center of five emerging creative scenes tell us why their city should be on your radar right now—and, hopefully soon, your itinerary.
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Q&A: Sumayya Vally on Her Unconventional Vision for the Serpentine Pavilion
The South African designer builds a monument to London’s neighborhood gathering places.
Patrick Tighe Believes the Future of Los Angeles Is Affordable
From his office near the Culver City Arts District, the architect challenges ideas about how low-cost housing should look.
A Writer’s Singapore Apartment Gets a Breezy Refresh
Architect Ling Hao allows the pad’s vintage details to sing.
Outside Paris, a 19th-Century House Conceals a Minimalist Tableau Rich With Color
In a nature preserve, two creative directors design a colorful country home.
A Narrow Site in New Orleans Proves a Welcome Challenge for a Designer Couple
Located within a historic district, the skinny, modern box aims to fit in even though it stands out.
Massive Sliding Doors Connect a Hawaii Home to Its Mountainside Setting
An off-grid getaway on O‘ahu produces all of its own electricity and opens wide to the landscape.
Budget Breakdown: An Architect Couple Find Work/Life Balance With a Backyard Office Built for $144K
The founders of Austin-based Hunt Architecture create an elegant workspace and guest room without breaking the bank.
A Patinated Brass Egg Harbors the Mystery of Creation for Designer Crystal Ellis
For the Egg Collective cofounder, the paperweight from Werkstätte Carl Auböck has come to symbolize collaboration.
A California Designer Creates a Home That Will Last a Lifetime
For her cheerful, butterfly-roofed house, designer Susie St. John thinks ahead with an entry ramp and wheelchair-accessible halls and showers.
Longtime Friends Reunite to Transform an 80-Year-Old Cottage in Cape Town
Local architect Liani Douglas and her university classmate first bonded over a shared aesthetic. More than a decade later, they put it into practice.
An Artist’s British Columbia Cabin Offers Peace and Perspective
The woodsy retreat by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson has a cantilevered deck that captures panoramic views.
An Eye-Popping Stair Puts a Contemporary Twist on a Historic Apartment in Argentina
Working with a challenging layout, a designer couple add a showstopping stair enclosure.