Laufen Elevates Bathroom Fixtures with High-Tech Ceramics

A cutting-edge material allowed Laufen and the studio of Marcel Wanders to bring forth the perfect blend of sleek, modern aesthetics and timeless sculptural beauty.

A cutting-edge material allowed Laufen and the studio of Marcel Wanders to bring forth the perfect blend of sleek, modern aesthetics and timeless sculptural beauty.

WTARCH’s Elysian Fields Project Embraces L.A.’s Eclecticism

The structure features four completely different frontages that together channel the exuberant urban cacophony that Angelenos love and others don’t always understand.

The structure features four completely different frontages that together channel the exuberant urban cacophony that Angelenos love and others don’t always understand.

The Refreshingly Simple and Deceptively Complex Architecture of SO-IL

SO-IL’s buildings skew modern and clean-lined, but they revel in playful material conceits that leave no two projects looking quite of a type.

SO-IL’s buildings skew modern and clean-lined, but they revel in playful material conceits that leave no two projects looking quite of a type.

Two Brooklyn Designers Craft a Surreal House for the Heart of Times Square

Fernando Mastrangelo Studio and Brook Landscape collaborated on a tiny house that combines unusual materials, lush landscaping, and an eco-friendly message to visitors.

Fernando Mastrangelo Studio and Brook Landscape collaborated on a tiny house that combines unusual materials, lush landscaping, and an eco-friendly message to visitors.

Design Museum Gent Explores Humanity’s Complicated Relationship with Animals

Creatures Made to Measure: Animals and Contemporary Design explores multiple perspectives on our immensely complex relationship with the animal kingdom.

Creatures Made to Measure: Animals and Contemporary Design explores multiple perspectives on our immensely complex relationship with the animal kingdom.

Bright Ideas: 9 Lanterns We Love

Flexible and elegant lighting solutions can be tough to find, but these designs from the likes of HAY, Pablo, FLOS, and Martinelli Luce shine the way.

Flexible and elegant lighting solutions can be tough to find, but these designs from the likes of HAY, Pablo, FLOS, and Martinelli Luce shine the way.

Chinese-American Architect I.M. Pei Passes Away at 102

Ieoh Ming Pei was among the world's leading Modernist architects, designing iconic buildings throughout the second half of the 20th Century.

Ieoh Ming Pei was among the world’s leading Modernist architects, designing iconic buildings throughout the second half of the 20th Century.

How Two Getty Initiatives Are Saving Global Modernist Heritage

The Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative (CMAI) and Keeping It Modern grant are dedicated to supporting new methods and technologies for the conservation of Modernist buildings.

The Conserving Modern Architecture Initiative (CMAI) and Keeping It Modern grant are dedicated to supporting new methods and technologies for the conservation of Modernist buildings.

Studio VARA Revitalizes a Spacious Apartment in San Francisco’s SoMa Neighborhood

The apartment, which looks out to the Bay Bridge, features ample exposed concrete, white oak accents, and a luxe travertine bathroom.

The apartment, which looks out to the Bay Bridge, features ample exposed concrete, white oak accents, and a luxe travertine bathroom.

Sliding Shades and Natural Ventilation Help This San Diego Office Aim for LEED Platinum

Designed by architecture firm BNIM, the roughly 53,000-square-foot office also eschewed surface parking in favor of pedestrian spaces.

Designed by architecture firm BNIM, the roughly 53,000-square-foot office also eschewed surface parking in favor of pedestrian spaces.

With Thoughtful Collaborations, Space Copenhagen Is Shaping Interiors Around the World

The 20-strong, Copenhagen-based practice's relationship-centered approach is clearly working, as the firm’s growing portfolio attests.

The 20-strong, Copenhagen-based practice’s relationship-centered approach is clearly working, as the firm’s growing portfolio attests.

The Statue of Liberty Museum Opens in New York City

The new museum, designed by FXCollaborative with ESI Design, invigorates Liberty Island for its millions of visitors.

The new museum, designed by FXCollaborative with ESI Design, invigorates Liberty Island for its millions of visitors.

Outside Puerto Escondido in Oaxaca, Mexico, an Eco-Resort Balances Design and Nature

Mexican architect Alberto Kalach and environmental engineer Luis Urrutia restored around 22 acres of desolate beachfront, adding eco-villas that coexist with their natural surroundings.

Mexican architect Alberto Kalach and environmental engineer Luis Urrutia restored around 22 acres of desolate beachfront, adding eco-villas that coexist with their natural surroundings.

Design Trend: Full Stack

These 8 products—from Moooi, Egg Collective, Tom Dixon, Marsotto Edizioni, and others—embody the recent design trend of stacking forms and shapes.

These 8 products—from Moooi, Egg Collective, Tom Dixon, Marsotto Edizioni, and others—embody the recent design trend of stacking forms and shapes.

NYCxDesign 2019: 6 Spring Exhibitions Around Town

Our selection of shows cover a wide range of topics, from the origins of Modernist graphic design to the history of the global Chinese diaspora.

Our selection of shows cover a wide range of topics, from the origins of Modernist graphic design to the history of the global Chinese diaspora.

Capturing the Design Spirit of Gen X

The exhibition An Accelerated Culture at Friedman Benda explores the shared ideas and narratives of Gen X designers, including Konstantin Grcic, Michael Anastassiades, Julia Lohmann, and more.

The exhibition An Accelerated Culture at Friedman Benda explores the shared ideas and narratives of Gen X designers, from Konstantin Grcic to Michael Anastassiades, Julia Lohmann, and more.

Höweler + Yoon Casts Off Traditional Disciplinary Blinders and Looks at the Big Picture

The Boston-based firm, founded by Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon, relies on research, experimentation, and collaboration with people outside the architecture world.

The Boston-based firm, founded by Eric Höweler and J. Meejin Yoon, relies on research, experimentation, and collaboration with people outside the architecture world.

In Sulphur Springs, Texas, a Community-Driven Vision Sparks Downtown Revitalization and Pride

Two years of collaborative planning produced a $6.3 million renewal of the rural city’s four-acre civic square and main streets.

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Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects Designs a Resilient Beachfront House in Malibu

Dubbed House Noir, the house balances the desire for beachfront living with the modern realities of higher seas and bigger waves.

Dubbed House Noir, the house balances the desire for beachfront living with the modern realities of higher seas and bigger waves.

A New Restaurant in the U.K. Experiments with Cross-Laminated Timber

The Wildernesse Restaurant, designed by Morris + Company, plays with wood construction and typological precedents, all despite a small budget.

The Wildernesse Restaurant, designed by Morris + Company, plays with wood construction and typological precedents, all despite a small budget.