Houses

These Are the Most Beautiful Shower Doors We've Ever Seen

French doors are making their way to the bathroom.<p>For decades, French doors have been incredibly popular with homeowners and designers alike (just ask Joanna Gaines!). They're functional, elegant-looking and provide plenty of natural light, so it's no wonder they've become a country home staple.<p>But …

House Design

Modern-Shed | Workplace Solution

When Anne first laid eyes on a Modern-Shed, she fell in love. She wasn’t expecting to.<p>Her partner, Karen, had been trying to convince her for many years that it was time for Anne to move her business out of its expensive space on Wallingford Avenue in Seattle and into a new, pre-fabricated home …

Design

Paris apartments, modern and airy, used to be a 19th-century photo studio

The two rooftop abodes get exceptional natural light<p>Ah. Here’s yet another home we’d move to Paris for. This cleverly renovated pair of apartments may appear to be thoroughly modern—The glass! The lines! The unexpected mirrored volume on the lower floor!—but the space was built in the 19th century …

Interior Design

Man who lived above public toilet for 3 years arrested

A man living in the crawl space above a public toilet has been arrested in Japan. But this was no cramped area: it's 92 square meters, or 990 square feet, roughly the same size as this San Francisco condo currently on sale for $995,000.<p>Takashi Yamanouchi, 54, had apparently been living in these …

Bathrooms

Keeping It Fresh with Robert Mastronardi of Island Fresh Produce

Robert Mastronardi of Island Fresh Produce is breaking farming barriers on Grand Cayman. [Photos: Laura Skec (L), Larissa Holowchuk (R)]<p>When you meet …

Beach Houses

Pre-Fabulous: A Couple Builds a Weekend Home on Their Beloved Sonoma County Campsite

The larger box contains the main living space; the smaller box contains the master bedroom and bath. "We designed the single house with a bath and …

SF Guide

How to Heat Your Tiny House

Choosing and installing the appropriately sized heater for your tiny house is pretty important. Get it wrong and you’ll a) spend long winters …

Tiny House Movement

Midcentury beauty gets sleek refresh and update

Located in the Hoggs Hollow neighborhood of Toronto<p>A midcentury modern house in Toronto has received a sleek refreshment thanks to local firm Superkül. Renovated and extended, the family residence now includes a second floor and a slightly larger ground floor, which respects the original home’s …

Architecture

‘Sex Bomb’ Singer Tom Jones Lists Beverly Hills Villa

<b>SELLER:</b> Tom Jones<b><br>LOCATION:</b> Beverly Hills, CA<b><br>PRICE:</b> $8,000,000<b><br>SIZE:</b> 8,146 square feet, 5 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms<p><b>YOUR MAMA’S NOTES:</b> Almost a year after …

Beverly Hills

Midcentury Remodel in Marin County

Designed for a couple with two young boys, this project aims to create an open feeling with a smooth flow, warm elegance by way of refined materials and details, as well as much upgraded functions for family living. The original interior suffered from too many partitions which cut up the common …

Interior Design

He Built a 40-Foot “Spite Fence” Around His Neighbor’s House

Nicholas Yung considered himself a lucky man. A German who immigrated to the United States in 1848, Yung had worked hard to carve out a living for …

San Francisco Bay Area

Tiny house crammed with custom storage for life's essentials

Hot on the heels of its Tiny Giant, Alpine Tiny Homes has shared another recently-completed model with us. The towable dwelling has less floorspace …

Tiny House Movement

Upper East Side condo The Clare shows off its model home

The 19-story building comes with just 30 apartments<p>Nearly seven months after sales got underway at the 19-story Upper East Side condo building, The Clare, developers Real Estate Inverlad Development and Third Palm Capital are offering us a first look inside the model home of the condo at 301 East …

New York City

This home has an indoor slide and you're gonna want one too

It doubles as a dirty clothes slide...<p>Just because you're serious about interior design doesn't mean interior design has to be serious. And that's exactly why we love this playful idea: a slide leading down to the utility room is definitely the best way to make washing a lot more fun.<p>Houzz points …

Interior Design

Ravens Legend Ray Lewis Selling 28-Acre Maryland Estate for $2.95M

NFL great <b>Ray Lewis</b>, who starred on defense for the <b>Baltimore Ravens</b> over 17 seasons en route to a pair of Super Bowl titles, has put his estate in …

Business

Portlandia: Reimagining a Midcentury Ranch

In the West Hills neighborhood of Portland, Oregon, a young couple purchased a midcentury house in the cedar-ceilinged, Pacific Northwest style. It …

Interior Design

Good-Looking Small Home Design in Modern Ideas

<i>April 9th, 2017.</i> <b>Interior Designs, Good-Looking Small Home Design in Modern Ideas.</b><p>Small house area that you have is not a reason to stop exploring …

House Design

For $18M, a gut-renovated West Village duplex with design-world star power

Deborah Berke revamped this duplex in a Cary Tamarkin building<p>There’s a lot of design-world star power present in this 6,000-square-foot duplex, located in the understated—but still quite luxurious—condo at 397 West 12th Street. The building itself, which was a hot commodity when it launched back …

Architecture

13 Things I Found on the Internet Today Vol. CCXXXII)

1. Inside Bangkok’s First Ever Department Store, Frozen in Time<i>Built in the 1960s, Bangkok’s Nightingale-Olympic store remains unchanged today,</i> …

Country Houses

VMS House

Built to accentuate its unusual triangular plot, the VMS House takes advantage of its layout to provide natural light throughout the day. The home's …

Architecture

For $998K, a 1914 Echo Park home filled with original woodwork

Plus, a wraparound porch<p>“Nestled under the canopy of a native oak” in Echo Park, you’ll find this two-bedroom home built in 1914. Clad in wood shingle siding and wrapped in a porch that spills onto a wood deck, it gives off cozy cabin vibes.<p>But it’s not totally isolated from urban-living. Given …

Mid-Century modern

This Is How Rosamund Pike Restored Her Georgian Home in London

Georgian terrace houses.Rosemund Pike restored a Georgian house in London from the 1830's, similar to the ones above.Photo by: kelvinjayCelebrity HomesThis Is How Rosamund Pike Restored Her Georgian Home in LondonThe <i>Gone Girl</i> actress reveals all the details of the 1830s house she shares with her …

England

Noe Valley House / IwamotoScott Architecture

<i>From the architect.</i> This new four level house on a steep street in San Francisco’s Noe Valley neighborhood is designed to respond to opportunities …

Architecture

Open-plan basement extension in Islington, London

Going underground provided Robert and Frances Leeming with much-needed additional square-metreage and gave them the garden they’d never had.<p>When …

Architecture

This Home Will Make You Want to Build Your Own Sauna

A modern home in Finland revolves around three pillars of traditional family life: the kitchen, the fireplace, and the sauna.<p>The suburb of Oulunkylä, less than five miles north of central Helsinki, is home to a mixture of wooden villas, row houses, and concrete apartment buildings. On a sloping …

Interior Design

Peter Eisenman’s House II lists for $850K in Vermont

A great excuse to move to a farm in Vermont<p>Built in 1970, House II by renowned American architect Peter Eisenman still looks eminently modern, with its overlapping rectangular planes and open, scaffolding-like space. This abode is one of a set of ten architectural experiment designed by Eisenman, …

Architecture

Casa in Keelung by 鄭士傑室內設計

Living Room<p>Bedroom<p>Bathroom<p>Kitchen<p>Living Room<p>Bathroom<p>Bedroom<p>hanger stand<p>Living Room<p>magazine display …

Interior Design

Spectacular Miami home in hardwood hammock for $5M

Designed by Charles Harrison Pawley<p>A glassy and spectacular Miami home designed by Charles Harrison Pawley in Coral Gables is asking $4.6 million.<p>The unique 7,551-square-foot residence sits on 2.2 acres of natural hardwood hammock neighboring Matheson Hammock Park and features a 400-foot winding …

Miami

A Bird’s-Eye View of Budapest: Hilltop House with Twin Gable Roofs

The striking image of a classic pitched roof combined with refined, contemporary design and doubled just to make sure that it all looks even more …

Interior Design

1 Hillside

The site is a one acre, narrow slice of hillside just blocks above bustling South Congress Ave with tree top views of downtown. Rocks and native vegetation envelope the property, consistent with the casual, un-manicured character of its neighborhood. Solving simultaneously the response to site and …

Architecture