With bold strokes and cool-to-hot hues, prismatic minds Olson Kundig, David Adjaye and Thiel Architecture + Design have produced distinctly vivacious designs in Seattle, Los Angeles and New York City, respectively, bringing a little more color to the urban cityscape.
Still splendid after all these years, the Bradbury Building—a strapping architectural sentinel in Downtown Los Angeles—was clearly built to last. Constructed by draftsman George Wyman in 1893 from the original design by architect Sumner Hunt, the landmarked structure has seen eras and all manner of stylistic changes come and go in its long march to the current moment.
For the contemporary tastemakers of today, to-the-max is more of a fine eye than a riotous palette. Through different stylistic endeavors, each vibrant and distinct, design stars Alexandra Loew, Tara Shaw and contemporary brand CB2 look to the past to animate space with a fresh, sumptuous feeling.
With his hand-honed designs upending conventional notions of craft, contemporary artist-craftsman Taylor Donsker works wonders in California timber.
Dawnridge, a house with a slow, transcendent dimension to counterbalance the bustle of Silicon Valley, and utterly suspicious of ornament, is rewilded to the environment by Field Architecture.
A carpenter, farmer, and stonemason born in 1912 in rural North Carolina, Henry swung a formidable hammer and taught his grandson, Scott Hudson, to do the same.
Sheathed in stone and rich in character, this period set-piece is at the heart of a sensitive intervention based on Modernist doctrine by architect Richard Found of the London-based practice Found Associates.
A few hours from her New York City practice, Maria Milans Studios creates Camp O an architect’s refuge is a blueprint for the radical house-studio hybrid.
San Francisco designer Nicole Hollis has perfected the exquisitely crafted space, having designed interiors for hip hospitality projects and private residences from Marin County to the Kona Coast.
Power duo Pierce & Ward, Louisa Pierce and Emily Ward, coming less than a decade after they launched their fashionable practice, A Tale of Interiors is based on the idea that every home tells a story.