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5 Toasters Tested by San Francisco's Tartine Bakery

Any way you slice it, toast makes the most of any loaf. But which of these worthy appliances will make toast of the competition?
February 26, 2009
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A Mama's Touch

Nina Tolstrup, the Danish furniture and product designer, who works under the name Studiomama, has been carving herself an enviable reputation in the UK.
February 26, 2009
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5 Modern Showerhead Picks by Leonard Koren

Whether you want to replace your drizzly dud or indulge in a decadent deluge, these showerheads will wash your ills away.
February 2, 2009
They say that urbanites are detached from nature, but as this New Zealand apartment shows, they can also be the most environmentally conscious.

Density Down Under

Six weeks after moving from a “gorgeous custom house with huge gardens” in a suburb of Auckland, New Zealand, into an apartment a few minutes from the city’s central business district, Roz Mawson couldn’t be happier.
February 2, 2009
Australia's Waratah Bay is a fierce landscape few venture to conquer. But with the help of architect Daniel Holan, a couple now sits pretty in the wilds.

Rising to the Occasion

Gerard Kitchener is fond of talking about the weather, especially as it pertains to Waratah Bay in southeastern Victoria, Australia.
February 2, 2009
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Barely There

If not for the dawn appearance of the bear, which came loping toward Maem Slater-Enns and her then six-month-old daughter as they sat contemplating the water, the Enns family might still be residing in tents at their remote island summer home on Shoal Lake, which straddles the borders of Manitoba and Ontario.
February 1, 2009
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Winds of Change

Caught in the grip of the worst drought in a century, Australians are showering together.
February 1, 2009
Playfully christened La Tour des Bébelles, architects André Lessard and Barbara Dewhirst's three-story, steel-framed tower has shown itself to be the ideal summer retreat: secluded, perfectly positioned near Ontario’s Otter Lake, and encouraging of its in

Canadian Beacon

When most people think of locations for a holiday home, they have visions of beaches, golf courses, spas, and chalets. But few have the mettle to choose the sort of place that architects André Lessard and Barbara Dewhirst deemed perfect.
February 1, 2009
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Open Sesame

Architect Justin Korhammer kept the hallway of this Manhattan bachelor pad free and clear with a kitchen that folds away with the precision of a Swiss Army Knife.
January 30, 2009
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