Houses

15 secrets you probably didn't know about the White House

No matter how many episodes of "House of Cards" you binge-watch, "West Wing" lines you memorize, or replays of Obama in Jerry Seinfeld’s "Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee" you view, you don’t know the White House as well as you may think. With 55,000-square feet sprawled across 18 acres, 132 rooms, …

Barack Obama

Snag this renovated 1960s Palm Springs home with pool for under $1M

The William Krisel design is listed for $925,000<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> Palm Springs, California<p><b>Price:</b> $925,000<p>Though not quite as …

Mid-Century modern

Own this rustic one-bedroom timber loft in River West for $242K

The newly-updated corner unit features wood throughout<p>Situated at the southeast corner of the City Towne Lofts building at 525 N. Halsted, this high-ceilinged, renovated loft offers proximity to downtown Chicago and won’t necessarily break the bank. While not quite a “one-bedroom” in the strictest …

Architecture

16 Boxy Modern Pools For This Summer

Take a splash in this inspiring collection of modern pools. We picked pool designs that feel like an extension of the home.

Design

Scoop Up These For-Sale Great Lakes Cottages Before the Temps (and Prices!) Rise

In the summer, the Great Lakes are freshwater beach retreats (with more moderate temperatures), and in the winter, these northern shores are a wintry …

Real Estate

Living inside out- The magic of courtyards

Often described as an open to sky area enclosed by the living areas of the house, courtyards have been one of the most critical elements of tropical …

Architecture

Univision Anchor Lists Coral Gables Home for $3.45 Million

Maria Elena Salinas’s Florida home was designed by prominent architect Phineas Paist<p>Univision anchor Maria Elena Salinas is offering her Coral …

Luxury Homes

Modern Residence Wrapped In Wood, Inside And Out

Architecture is the link between us and our natural surroundings, the element that separates us from nature and, at the same time, brings us closer …

Interior Design

Spectacular California home inspired by northern European architecture

This luxurious contemporary spec home was designed by Arcanum Architecture, located on a sprawling 2-acres property in West Atherton, California. The …

Architecture

25 Dogs Living in the Modern World

These lucky dogs are living a design-inspired life, proving that just because you're dog, it doesn't mean you have to live in the doghouse.<p>When dogs meet modern architecture, good things happen. Enjoy.

Lifestyle

Tour the exclusive, $25,000-a-year club where athletes and billionaires vacation in Hawaii

An average of eight million people visit the Hawaiian islands each year. But it's not likely that many of those tourists will have an experience that parallels what members can have at Kohanaiki, an exclusive club near Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii.<p>With an annual membership fee of $25,000 (in …

Hotels

A different kind of Home-Delivery!

The home isn’t a product as much as it’s a space. However, the Mobile Home is given a product style treatment. You don’t build the Mobile home. You …

Design

Massive $59.5M Greenwich Village Mansion Is the Week's Priciest New Listing

A massive mansion in New York’s Greenwich Village—an area not exactly known for massive mansions—just hit the market at $59.5 million, making it the …

Real Estate

Couple builds dream solar-powered home on an awkward lot in Rotterdam

When it came time for Dutch architects Gwendolyn Huisman and Marijn Boterman to build their dream home, they chose an extremely narrow plot of land …

Rotterdam

Heat Up Your Digs with One of Our Best Space Heaters

Even though we’re nearing the end of February, there are many brisk, rainy days heading our way in the months of March and April.<p>We’ve had an …

Heating

San Francisco Houseboat

Anchored in a small canal on Mission Creek in San Francisco, California, lays this beautiful modern contemporary floating home designed by Robert …

San Francisco

Houses don't come a lot smaller than this tiny London pad

Due to house prices in London being what they are, some shrewd firms are looking to turn even the smallest space into a viable home. With this in …

Interior Design

6 Tips for Living in a 660-Square-Foot Cottage

© Laurey W. Glenn<p>Make Your Porch a Priority<p>"Always make room for porch conversations,” says Gibson. He widened and deepened the front stoop, turning …

Country Lifestyle

10 of the best micro houses of minuscule proportions

Feeling the urge to downsize? Take lessons from 10 of the best micro homes – including a cloud-shaped holiday home and a 3D-printed urban cabin.<p><b>3D</b> …

Architecture

London's 'smallest house' uses flexible plywood furniture to maximize space

Danish design firm Studiomama is known for their talent of creating comfy living space out of virtually nothing. However, designers Nina Tolstrup and …

Furniture

For $27.5 Million, Tommy Hilfiger Lists His Miami-Area Home

The Golden Beach, Florida home of fashion mogul Tommy Hilfiger is for sale at $27.5m. The 14,075-square-foot beachfront home, designed by interior designer Martyn Lawrence Bullard, includes 100 feet of water frontage, seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms.<p>Jill Hertzberg and Jill Eber of the Jills team …

Tommy Hilfiger

8 Barn Houses For Modern Living

I grew up in Bethel NY, in a home that might as well have been a barn. Built in the late 1800s, my childhood home was a large, drafty 2 story building that -- for over 100 years -- also functioned as the town postoffice and general store. Down the road, my friend lived in a completely remodeled red …

Farmhouses

A "Mid-Century Rainbow Bohemian Cottage" in California

<b>Name:</b> Rachelle <b><br>Location:</b> Berkeley, California<p>Welcome to my mid-century rainbow bohemian cottage in the Berkeley hills! I've lived in the Bay Area for …

Interior Design

3 Gilded Age Berkshire retreats for sale right now

Perfect for swanning around<p><i>Welcome back to</i> <i>Period Dramas</i><i>, a weekly column that alternates between rounding up historic homes on the market and answering questions we’ve always had about older structures.</i><p>The phrase “Gilded Age mansion” generally brings about visions of the grand mansions of Newport, …

Architecture

Residential Design Inspiration: Modern Central Fireplaces - Studio MM Architect

Modern Fireplaces – A Central Focus for Design<p>For one of our current projects we are designing a modern central fireplace as the focus for the main …

Architecture

Caldera House

Hidden among the native grasses and Emory oaks in the San Rafael Valley of Southern Arizona, the Caldera House offers a modern refuge in a primitive …

Shopping

74 Bank Street

74 Bank Street is a rare jewel, nestled elegantly on one of the most tranquil side streets of Manhattan's West Village. Located in the heart of a …

Architecture

Calvin Klein Sold His Miami Beach Home For $13.2 Million

There's 113 feet of unobstructed bay views<p>It's no surprise that one of the biggest names in fashion, Calvin Klein, teamed up with interior designer Axel Vervoordt, a favorite of celebrities like Kanye West, to decorate his Miami mansion. Just sold for $13.2 million, the waterfront home spans 5,800 …

Calvin Klein

Country Homes With Falling Water

Edwards, Colo.<p>Eight bedrooms, 142 acres<p>This Tuscan-style compound sits on a mountaintop with a pool, spa and rocky waterfall that cascades down a landscaped hill. The home is spread out over 16,137 square feet. There is also a tennis court, basketball court and four-stall barn.<p>Agents: Malia Cox …

Sunset House: Exhilarating Ocean Views Laced with Luxurious Minimalism

Defined by the steep change in gradient of the lot it sits on and the amazing ocean views on offer of the harbor and beyond, the <b>Sunset House</b> adapts …

Interior Design