At Home: COOL HUNTING in April

Our team strives for connection with a life in quarantine

Inspiration, above all else, drives this website. For many of us, nothing inspires quite like travel—whether that’s repeat visits to the Catskills or Salone del Mobile in Milan or taking one’s first steps on Antarctica. We’ve often channeled our experiences on the road, at hotel openings, distilleries and international events into stories that we hope compel others to seek out similar adventures—or any at all, …

The “hid-den” Multifunctional Home-Office Concept

hid-den, a concept project by Sidegiggle, is “an exploration of the mini-den, a private space for focus and creativity.” The modular system can work in “BookcaseMode,” which features three movable bookshelves, or in “DenMode” which uses the bookcases as three of its walls, and a contrasting shelf- and mirror-clad cutout as its door. Inside, the square footage allows for a small desk or a little …

Imaginative Maps of Life in Lockdown

CityLab asked its currently locked-down readers to map out their lives at home. Editors received 150+ intimate illustrations of apartment floor plans, neighborhood gems, routes for “sanity walks,” and even the sounds that surround us. While the results don’t reveal too much about architectural successes or design theories, they are an endearing and intimate look into the spaces we exist within. Through these maps—perhaps the …