House Crush

This dreamy forest home even has its own train

A couple bought a rundown home set on 20 woodsy acres and transformed it into a modern dream house. Inspired by the natural surroundings and midcentury design, the 4,000-square-foot home now celebrates the outdoors with natural materials, expansive windows, and a private train track—yes, that’s right—for enjoying the property. Our friends at Houzz have the scoop:

House Crush: Off-the-grid Hawaiian treehouse

Maybe our 9-year-old selves had it right: All you really need for a happy existence is a little backyard treehouse. You can test that fantasy in this real-life (adult-size) Airbnb rental in the rain forest of the Big Island. (You even enter the dwelling through a trap door!)

An Oregon fire-lookout home

Ever dream of quitting city life for a little cottage on the coast? A cabin in the woods? How about a 388-square-foot home in the forest that sits 40 feet high?

Sneak peek of Tucson’s Modernism Week

Fans of midcentury design, time to grab a ticket to Tucson. The Arizona city’s annual Modernism Week begins Friday, October 2, highlighting the way the architectural characteristics of MCM design were translated with regional materials–and how it continues to evolve. Some can’t-miss highlights: A walking tour of modern landmarks in downtown Tucson An intimate session with master sign maker Jude Cook […]