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A Family Customizes an Off-Grid Tiny Home With Online Design Tools

A tiny house builder’s clever online design tools enable a family of five to create their dream home.<p>When the Nguyens, a couple with three young children, were looking to build a tiny home that would comfortably accommodate their entire family, while also allowing them to live sustainably off-grid …

Off-grid

Why Children Aren't Behaving, And What You Can Do About It

Childhood — and parenting — have radically changed in the past few decades, to the point where far more children today struggle to manage their behavior.<p>That's the argument Katherine Reynolds Lewis makes in her new parenting book, <i>The Good News About Bad Behavior.</i><p><i>"</i>We face a crisis of …

Parenting

J.R's Eco Hut at Kimo Estate

Perched on a hilltop on a farm in Gundagai, J.R's Eco Hut at Kimo Estate offers a swanky way to enjoy the Australian wilderness. The one-room A-frame …

Family of five moves from a 2,100-square-foot-house to a beautifully renovated school bus

After deciding to move out of their 2,100 square foot house, Brandon and Ashley Trebitowski spent six months converting a classic Blue Bird bus into …

Framing

Timelapse of a dude building a log cabin by hand is oddly satisfying

Ever want to build yourself a nice cabin in the woods? Outdoorsman Shawn James can help you out.<p>Using basic tools and the power of his own body, …

Before & After: From Cherry Wood Beast to Absolute Beauty

This unremarkable "cherry wood cave with black plastic counter tops" in the suburbs of Chicago was transformed into a dreamy kitchen, full of …

Dreamy cabin is a luxurious escape in the New Zealand bush

Cabin envy is real with this gorgeous Back Country house in New Zealand’s Puhoi bush. Designed by David Maurice of LTD Architectural, this …

A Simple Hack That Makes an Ikea Sofa Look Like a Million Bucks

You're no stranger to great Ikea hacks. But this one is arguably the easiest one out there. Remember Annie Gabillet's incredible home that she uses …

Sofa

Tiny house with full-size appliances can sleep 8

Have your cake and eat it too<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2015 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Remember the Escape Traveler, the fab tiny home with major amenities like a full-size oven and bathtub? Well, despite already offering one of the more …

Barn-Style Guesthouse Features an Element of Surprise

<b>Carney Logan Burke Architects</b> completed the design of this barn-style guesthouse in Wilson, WY. Contrary to popular belief, this is not a renovation …

Architecture

A Streamlined, One-Pot Wonder Risotto—the Ottolenghi Way

I recently asked a few friends for their back-pocket recipes—the ones that never fail to please, the ones they can make in their sleep. One friend told me she has yet to feed the barley risotto from Yotam Ottolenghi’s <i>Jerusalem</i> to someone and not have them like it. She also noted that she improvises …

The Modern Caravan: A Vintage Airstream Transformed

Three years ago, Ellen Prasse, an art teacher, and her partner, artist and writer Kate Oliver, who were living in a small Southern town, found …

Oceanfront cottage in Maine with killer views asks $2M

The home was custom built in 2006<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> South Bristol, Maine<p><b>Price:</b> $2,000,000<p>This rustic, contemporary cottage sits …

Cottages

How to Make PVC Look Like Wood

Jason Poplinski's method is inexpensive and effective<p>If you're building a set, an installation or props, it might be helpful to have a ready source …

Woodworking

A Barn converted into a Home

“Design has nothing to do with art”: Design legend Milton Glaser dispels a universal misunderstanding

Design is not art. It’s a distinction understood by practicing designers, but it still eludes many. In an Oct. 29 talk at the Guggenheim Museum in New York City, the 87-year-old graphic design legend Milton Glaser gave the best definition of the practice of design.<p>“Design is the process of going …

Graphic Design

Discover Your Home's Decor Personality: 11 Organic Modern Room Inspirations

(Image credit: Nordic Design)<p>Organic modern is for you if you're drawn to minimal, modern interiors, but still crave a little bit of warmth. Black, …

HomeMade Modern EP64 Conference Table

I was comissioned to made this conference table for a startup called Yoshirt. I used angle irons to bind 2x6s into a sturdy solid wood tabletop, …

This Old Grain Silo was Transformed into a Jaw-Dropping Tiny House

When architect Christopher Kaiser and stylist Shauna Thibault first began dating, they used an old grain silo as a storage shed. Upon getting …

New Frontier’s Tiny Homes Can Be Delivered Right to Your Doorstep

Meet the founder of a company that offers tiny residences that are big on design<p>Tiny house living is much more than downsizing for the sake of simplicity. David Latimer, the founder and CEO of New Frontier Tiny Homes, got involved in this niche market as a way of encouraging people to live with …

This Indiana Farmhouse Has Every Beautiful Design Element You Want in a Home

Fruit trees, a wraparound porch, and shiplap aplenty? Yes, please!<p>When we think of our dream home, what comes to mind is something pretty close to this house in Zionsville, Indiana.<p>Situated on 18 acres, the pretty farmhouse combines the classic country elements with a hint of fresh, clean, and …

Farmhouses

Pair of engineers design pet-friendly off-grid tiny house

The Basecamp tiny house is located on a rural spot near Beaverton, Oregon, sits on a three-axle trailer, and has a total floorspace of 204 sq ft (19 …

An Unbelievably Stylish $70k Tiny House on Wheels

Here's a tiny (and very smart) dwelling that proves that little houses can be just as stylish as big ones. Called the 'Artisan Retreat', this little …

DIY Jeep Drawer System for Overland, Camping, and Off Roading

Tiny Cottage Is Straight Out Of A Fairy-Tale

Wouldn’t it be great to get away? If you’re in the throes of a late, late winter snowstorm like many are in the country, we’re betting a beautiful …

Living Rooms

The Ultimate Responsive Logo Reacts To The Sound Of Your Voice

The logo for the telecom company Oi looks straight out of The Electric Koolaid Acid Test. Trippier still? It responds to sound.<p>The Brazilian telecom giant Oi has been a client of Wolff Olins since 2001, when the global branding agency created its bright, shape-shifting “blobble” logo, one of the …

Build This Stylish Tripod Camping Stool That Looks Great Anywhere

From the campsite to the park, this tripod stool slings over your shoulder and is at the ready for your next break.<p>Folding tripod stools are a dime a dozen, but these mass-produced pieces of metal tubing with a plastic canvas seat are throwaway products with no soul. You can build your own stools …