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To build a beautiful design classic, you need a human touch

For architecture and design nerds, this is as close as it gets to heaven. Just outside the German town of Weil am Rhein, furniture manufacturer Vitra …

Design

Apple’s New Campus: An Exclusive Look Inside the Mothership | WIRED

One More Thing<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely<p>Great (or Just Insane)<p>New Mothership<p>Inside Apple’s Insanely Great (or Just Insane) New Mothership<p>by Steven Levy …

Architecture

Riverside Residence

Midcentury-inspired California home is an indoor-outdoor dream

Designed by Klopf Architecture<p>Klopf Architecture, the San Francisco firm known for its midcentury modern-inspired residences and renovations of Eichler homes, has designed a bright and airy ranch-style home in Orangeville, a community in Sacramento, California.<p>Taking cues from midcentury design, …

Modern Desert Oasis by Hazelbaker Rush

This modern desert oasis by Hazelbaker Rush is perched on a mounted side in Arizona. The structure of the house is two volumes stacked and …

Landscaping

Nice Package: Little Wolf Coffee In Ipswich, Massachusetts

Flavor notes are nice and all, but how is a coffee <i>gonna make me feel</i>? That’s where experience notes come in. Little Wolf Coffee out in Ipswich, …

Coffee

Live in vertical luxury in this $2.5M Tom Kundig condo

Millennium Tower homes are both big and tall<p>For those who want the expanse of a house but crave a life among the skyscrapers, this Tom Kundig-designed luxury condo could be a dream home. A combination of wood, stone, and metal textures combine for an airy, modern home that retains character and …

The Pierre / Olson Kundig

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Conceived as a secure and unexpected retreat nestled into a rock, the Pierre (the French for stone) …

Neutra’s Clark Residence hits market for $4.25M in Pasadena

The spiffy 1957 modern was restored by Marmol Radziner<p>After seeing Richard Neutra deliver a lecture in 1955, John and DeVee Clark—a musician and a teacher—commissioned the brilliant architect to design a home for them and their two children in Pasadena’s Linda Vista neighborhood. One of two Neutras …

Mid-Century modern

Striking Brentwood steel and glass time capsule asks $1.7M

Designed by Case Study architect Craig Ellwood<p>This impressive Brentwood home was designed in 1958 by Craig Ellwood, an untrained and unlicensed architect who nonetheless constructed some of Southern California’s most masterful modern residences—including three homes for <i>Arts and Architecture’s</i> …

Sea Ranch home by Charles Moore asks $2.8 million

Wood you?<p>As winter makes an exit, it’s time to start thinking about your springtime pipe dreams. How about this 1971 Charles Moore gem in Sea Ranch? Featured in the <i>New York Times</i> and <i>Dwell Magazine</i>, it’s the perfect fodder for real estate daydream material.<p>Coming in at three beds, four and a half …

How to See Now

In 1977, architect, designer, writer, and general mid-century polymath George Nelson published his seminal book on visual literacy <i>How to See</i>. Nelson, …

Nixon Administration

Indonesia Wakes Up And Smells Its Own Coffee — Then Drinks It

The Indonesian island of Java has long been synonymous with coffee. But it's only in the past decade or so that Indonesians have begun to wake up and smell the coffee — their own, that is.<p>Big changes are brewing in the country's coffee industry, as demand from a rising middle class fuels …

Minimal Hollywood house by Fran Silvestre Arquitectos juts out from steep hillside

Spanish firm Fran Silvestre Arquitectos designed the off-white angular form of this house so it would "hang from the topography" of the Hollywood …

Riverside House by Wilkens Design Studio

Wilkens Design Studio did a fantastic job on this metamorphic home. I say metamorphic because this home has gone through several additions and …

Govaert & Vanhoutte Architects creates bachelor pad with underground club on Ghent's Leie river

An underground lair modelled on an exclusive nightclub lies below this riverside bachelor pad near Ghent, where the owner has built-in cigar and wine …

Historic Palm Springs modern by E. Stewart Williams asks $4.2M

Built in 1954, it was recently added to the National Register of Historic Places<p>This 1954 gem from masterful Southern California modernist E. Stewart Williams is looking for its third owner. Added to the National Register of Historic Places last year, the Palm Springs house was built for movie …

All-in-one furniture cube is perfect for micro apartments

It includes a bed, a walk-in closet, and additional kitchen counter space<p>Nils Holger Moormann, the German-based designer behind this tricked-out Volkswagen van-cum-mobile-home, has designed another small-space solution, this time an all-in-one furniture cube for people living in micro …

Terroir Chocolate: Onyx Coffee Lab Unites Coffee & Cacao

You won’t catch Northwest Arkansas’ Onyx Coffee Lab resting on their laurels. When they aren’t making waves in coffee competitions—co-owner Andrea …

Coffee

Scientists Have Sequenced The Genome For Arabica Coffee

The genome for Arabica coffee has been sequenced, and it’s a pretty big deal. Funded by the Suntory Group, researchers from the University of …

Coffee

Britain Wants Someone to Live on This Idyllic Island and Care for its Seal Pups

It's a dream for animal-lovers<p>Ever felt the urge to up sticks and experience another beautiful part of the country? This could be the perfect career change for you.<p>The National Trust is looking for someone to work as a ranger on The Farne Islands, one of Britain's oldest nature reserves located …

National Trust

Aluminum House / Fran Silvestre Arquitectos

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> A consolidated landscape surrounded by gardens with big trees within the metropolis of Madrid is the …

Architecture

Atelier Deshaus creates glass and steel tea house for Shanghai garden

A ring of benches is suspended from the roof of this glass-walled tea house, created by Atelier Deshaus beside a landscaped garden in Shanghai's West …

Tadao Ando: inside the ‘home’ of Japan’s most fabled architect | Financial Times

Through a slit in the façade you enter a private world, one of soft wood and cast concrete, where the confounding angles of the stairwell lead to …

The Eames House - Conserving a California Icon

Eames House, the iconic landmark of mid-20th century modern architecture built in 1949 by husband-and-wife design team Ray and Charles Eames.<p>At the …

Architecture

Lloyd Wright home with killer Hollywood views asks $2.5M

The 1949 home was designed for an actor<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Los Angeles, California<p><b>Price:</b> $2,495,000<p>A home by Lloyd Wright—Frank …