Finnish homeowners Susanna and Jussi Vento prefer a motley set of dining chairs over a coordinated set; that way guests can pick their favorite when they sit. Photo by: Petra Bindel
Using common materials in uncommon ways, an entreprenurial pair of Belgian brothers construct a functional and modern home for themselves in Austin, Texas. Photo by: Denise Prince Martin
Lukáš Kordík’s kitchen centers around the blue cabinetry surrounding the sink, offering a vibrant punch in modernist fashion.
Texas architect Jim Poteet helped Stacey Hill, who lives in a San Antonio artists’ community, wrangle an empty steel shipping container into a playhouse, a garden retreat and a guesthouse for visiting artists. Photos by: Chris Cooper
The spacious living room, filled with vintage furnishings by Harry Bertoia, Paul McCobb, overlooks the heavily wooded site, which adjoins a protected watershed. Photo by: Jason Schmidt