A Remote Holiday Home Celebrates Raw and Natural Materials in Mexico
An homage to Mexico’s untouched landscape, this elegant low-impact getaway sports a pared-back aesthetic.
Innovative Danish Designs Made with Natural Materials
In a world filled with mass-produced and soulless furniture, Danish designer Jonas Edvard proves that the art of working with...
A House That Looks as Natural as the Landscape
A family home on Australia’s Mornington Peninsula is built to blend in with its lakeside setting.
Bringing Back a Forgotten Material
We’re all familiar with iconic furniture pieces made of fiberglass that were brought to market in the midcentury era—most notably...
A Maine Farmhouse Built With Salvaged Materials
Caleb Johnson Studio combined materials recovered from a vintage farmstead, as well as a midcentury modern teardown, to create...
Material Guide: The Benefits of Building With Concrete
After an unprecedented year of earthquakes, hurricanes, and fires, a bright light has been shed on the benefits of building with...
Natural Stone Outcrops Pop Up in This Argentinian Retreat
Casa JB, built near a stone quarry, incorporates the rocky terrain into its design.
7 Natural Swimming Pools That Are Completely Chlorine-Free
Say goodbye to red eyes—these naturally filtered swimming pools stay clean without chlorine.
This Modern Tasmanian Resort Reflects the Natural Forms Surrounding It
Overlooking the Hazards mountain range and inspired by natural coastal forms, Saffire Freycinet is a destination resort that...
Reclaimed Materials Make Up This Artist Studio in Washington
A modern cabin designed by Les Eerkes incorporates freecycled materials and makes a minimal impact on the surrounding forest.
Pros and Cons: 7 Kitchen and Bath Countertop Materials
We break down the benefits and costs of laminate, wood, concrete, stainless steel, engineered quartz, granite, and marble.
This Astounding Cabin in Norway Is a Patchwork of Different Materials
For one family's mountain getaway, the architects chose a distinct construction method, window pattern, and roof cladding for...
5 Totally Unexpected Flooring Materials For Your Home
These may not be the first flooring materials that come to mind, but they sure will make a statement.
A Daring Home Clad in Shining Copper Armor Fends Off Natural Disasters
Set in a grove of coastal oaks, this art-filled home by TOLO Architecture has survived fire and flood.
Natural Light and Treetop Views Suffuse This Taoist-Inspired Sydney Home
An architect flips the script on her “upside-down” home with a light-filled revamp.
This Backyard Granny Flat Is Filled With Clever Storage and Natural Light
Webster Wilson designs a cedar-wrapped ADU in Portland, Oregon, for a grandmother and her visiting grandchildren.
Nature of Material
Israeli designer Ran Amitai has a new line of stacking stools that merge organic with high-tech to lovely effect.
This Rustic Modern Home Embraces New Zealand’s Natural Splendor
In a scenic location near lush wildlife, cascading falls, and black sand surf beaches, sits a timber-clad home with grand living...
This Cedar-Wrapped Cabin Mimics its Natural Surroundings With Ease
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