Basecamp designer Jonas Downey ruminates on the heavy weight of software design in the 21st century. This story was adapted from the original on Signal v. Noise. Recently I took a monthlong sabbatical
A skillful configuration of restrained materials and natural light lets a gallery, studio, and residence merge inside one compelling shell. Kouichi Kimura, the founder of FORM/Kouichi Kimura Architects
Look at this picture closely—there’s a cat hidden in plain sight. Like the iPhone that blends into the carpet and the cigar strategically wedged among bricks, this optical illusion will have you on a hunt.
From the bright beads to the bold makeup to the bouquets balanced as exuberant crowns, these photographs by Ula Kóska are rich with color, pattern, and texture. Created in collaboration with makeup artist,
A weatherboard cottage in Melbourne gets a renovation and extension that make it a tranquil, live/work sanctuary. Designed with two parallel wings separated by a shallow pool, this striking São Paulo is
A living, breathing roof offers so much more than just a bright, soft, refreshing surface. A Marmol Radziner–designed prefab house, trucked onto a remote Northern California site, takes the pain out of
Studio eM Design’s rammed-earth home in Corrales, New Mexico, updates the regional adobe archetype into a hallmark of sustainable... The use of rammed earth ties the home of a vintner to the terroir. a