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Rob Woods, the managing partner of the family-owned design and build firm in Santa Fe explains how the new Southwestern home differs from its more traditional predecessors. What does the new Southwestern home look like? It brings the outside in. Imagine large masses of glass mixed with sharp corners, thick plaster walls and a…(Read More)

Forget boring beige. Crisp whites, honeyed browns, and creamy grays and yellows breathe a modern sensibility into Southwestern homes   Last Light In this print, Colorado artist Kathy Beekman captures the vast skyscape Southwesterners know and love. Just imagine how the pastel sunset would pop against a crisp white wall. Last Light, starting at $180…(Read More)

There’s nothing quite like cookout season in the Southwest. Up your grilling game with these entertaining essentials By colleen ringer Kitschy Cute Inject a little cowboy culture into your cookout with Thomas Paul’s bandana-inspired Ranchero melamine dinner plates. They are practically indestructible, just like John Wayne. $48 (set of four),…(Read More)

Frank Lloyd Wright pioneered several principles of Southwestern architecture in an Arizona home he designed in 1950 for his son David. More than 60 years later, a mother and son are leading an effort to restore its glory and preserve its heritage.     When Zach Rawling was just a tyke, barely in elementary school…(Read More)

Interior designer and owner of Anteks, Anteks Curated and J. Alexander Home Accessories, Jason Lenox explains how to go wild with style What are three must-have items for any Southwestern home? Vintage Navajo rugs, antique wooden furniture and good pueblo pottery. These three elements go a long way toward establishing a solid design foundation…(Read More)

Inspired by iconic fauna, these five pieces will add a bit of animal spirit to your home décor By Ellen Ranta Olson Paper Chase Barneby Gates’ wallpaper designs have a distinctly British feel, but many of the prints translate well into a Western home, like this stag skull and thistle pattern. Deer Damask in…(Read More)

A young Texas family finds the perfect plot on which to build a modern home in Austin. Sam Mittelsteadt discovers how they put down roots — while leaving others undisturbed Photography by Ryann Ford “I did not want a modern house — in fact, I hated them.” Becky Shaheen had always envisioned living in a traditional,…(Read More)

In west Texas, adobe advocate Simone Swan pursues her vision to spark a modern and sustainable architectural revolution with ancient Egyptian building techniques By Laurie Davies | Photos by Yazemeenah Rossi Simone Swan believes good architecture can start with the most basic of materials. An earthen-architecture expert who is passionate about using traditional building techniques…(Read More)

Erinn Morgan discovers how an Aspen homeowner transformed a snowfall-collapsed structure into an equestrian stable of dreams Photography by Emily Redfield Covered in Colorado-served fresh, powdery snow, the exterior of the expansive, towering structure is flanked by an army of pure white aspens. Its rough-hewn, reclaimed-wood-and-stone walls are dotted…(Read More)