Now in its fourth series, Tom Blachford’s Midnight Modern captures the modernist architecture of Palm Springs, California, using only the light of the full moon
The institution’s travertine fortress is Richard Meier’s magnum opus – the perfect embodiment of a contemplative approach to culture now vanished
In our latest issue, we journey through the Golden State, looking at everything from the influence of Silicon Valley and the branding of Hyperloop to the design of burger joints and the burgeoning cannabis industry
With the modular Google Ara mobile phone, the San Francisco-based technology designer and founder of New Deal Design hopes to challenge the culture of disposability that has developed around technology
The glass artist’s latest light designs are inspired by scientific apparatus, but she still prefers the imprecision of the handmade aesthetic
The graphic artist and placemaker reveals her plan to move an icon of postwar Californian modernism to north London and fill it with Mexican folk art and Barry White albums ...
Fluorescent DayGlo paints were invented by two Californian brothers in the quest to perfect their magic show. Having left a mark on everything from psychedelia to health and safety, the colours are still made using the same processes, and in the same street, as they were 70 years ago
A home by Pezo von Ellrichshausen is the first of several designed by the "Pritzker prize winners of the next 30 years" on a Spanish architecture park
Johnston Marklee’s beachside house in California plays with light and shadow, without forgetting the ocean view.
Ball-Nogues Studio has created a hidden oasis in California’s Mojave Desert, which doubled as a mould for an artwork made of shiny steel balls.
Hagy Belzberg weaves traditional Hawaiian features into a luxurious home in the shadow of the world’s most active volcano.
The robots of the future, says Variate Labs’ Miles Kemp, won’t be humanoid servants. They will be the buildings and furniture around us, shape-shifting to our needs. Architecture will be in the hands of the user – or an army of intelligent nanobots.