John K. Coyne

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FEBRUARY 27, 2015 | FRIDAY
House Envy: Outpost in the Idaho Desert

In the Idaho desert, the Outpost sits at the end of a half-mile-long driveway. Designed by architect Tom Kundig, the house belongs to an artist who lives and works inside its boxy concret...

FEBRUARY 13, 2015 | FRIDAY
Cabin of the Week: The Shack at Hinkle Farm

Perched on South Fork Mountain in West Virginia, deep within a 27-acre site you can only reach on foot or with an off-road vehicle, there's an uncomplicated cabin. Architect Jeffery B...

FEBRUARY 5, 2015 | THURSDAY
Cabin of the Week: The Floating Farmhouse

In 2002, Tom Givone went out on a limb. The former advertising copywriter decided to purchase and resuscitate a 19th-century farmhouse in Upstate New York.  Thus began a four-year-long od...

JULY 29, 2013 | MONDAY
Bob Vila's Toolbox—Now on Your iPad!

Months in the making and brand new to the App Store, Bob Vila's Toolbox is your ultimate guide to the essentials of remodeling and repair. No other home improvement app includes resou...

JUNE 12, 2012 | TUESDAY
House Envy: A Glimpse of the Spencertown Residence

Spencertown, NY, is a church and a post office and a general store. It's actually not even a town; it's a hamlet. New spec and owner-built construction is common enough—a growing ...

MAY 23, 2012 | WEDNESDAY
5 Seating Picks from ICFF

Hours before the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) closed its four-day run on Tuesday, the winners of this year's ICFF Editors Awards were named. The top exhibitors in ...

NOVEMBER 18, 2011 | FRIDAY
Nest Learning Thermostat: Digital-Age Home Temperature Control

The Nest Learning Thermostat is, I'm betting, the first HVAC device to excite so much chatter in the blogosphere. An improbable mingling of tech, design, and shelter sites have voiced...