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  1. His-Her Collage and Ceramics Studio
    Outdoor

    His-Her Collage and Ceramics Studio

    Just as water and oil don’t mix, neither do the crafts of collage and ceramics. Nevertheless, a combination of the two was precisely what one creative couple living on Long Island requested...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    02.22.11

  2. Emeco's 111 Navy Chair
    How To

    Emeco's 111 Navy Chair

    The tale of the Emeco's 111 Navy chair is that of a phoenix rising. In 1944, the Hanover, Pennsylvania-based company began producing the original 1006 Navy chair. But despite supplying these...

    written by: Michael C. Taylor
    photos by: Armando Bellmas
    01.23.11

  3. Miller House in Columbus, Indiana by Eero Saarinen
    House Tours

    Miller House in Columbus, Indiana by Eero Saarinen

    Eero Saarinen’s legendary Miller House opened to the public in May 2011 for the first time. Leslie Williamson gives us an intimate tour of this Columbus, Indiana, treasure.  

    written by: Leslie Williamson
    05.02.11

  4. A Trivet Trove

    A Trivet Trove

    To protect and serve: the slogan of any good trivet. Make sure your prized tabletop doesn't become singed from fresh-out-of-the-oven casseroles nor soggy from a tasty chilled delight. This oft...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.03.11

  5. Less Is Amore
    House Tours

    Less Is Amore

    With its architectural history reaching back to the ancient Greeks, Syracuse, on the island of Sicily, has plenty of old bones. In 2001, while still students, native sons Francesco (now an...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel
    05.08.11

  6. Bow Bin

    Bow Bin

    We're all for upcycling, especially when a product's new incarnation gives it a dynamic aesthetic that just didn't exist before. By combining reclaimed plastic bins and expertly wrapped rattan,...

    $36.00

  7. Fantastic Plastics
    Travel Reports

    Fantastic Plastics

    While in Italy for a large press event regarding the 50th Salone Del Mobile, I took the opportunity to visit Kartell's headquarters in Noviglio, just outside of Milan. In a rambling campus of...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    photos by: Sam Grawe
    02.11.11

  8. Modern French Design: Normal Studio
    Profiles

    Modern French Design: Normal Studio

    With its fresh take on minimalism, French design duo Normal Studio is ushering in a new machine age.

    written by: Laetitia Wolff
    photos by: Jens Passoth
    12.27.11

  9. 13 Affordable High-Design Chairs
    Product Reviews

    13 Affordable High-Design Chairs

    There are lots of handsome chairs out there, but sitting beauties that cost $250 or less are a rarer breed. Our picks run the gamut from traditional (the wooden, Shaker-inspired Salt or the Thonet...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Peter Belanger
    03.07.11

  10. QuaDror Unveiled at Design Indaba
    A Great Idea

    QuaDror Unveiled at Design Indaba

    In its simplest version, QuaDror looks like a child's wooden puzzle. Dror Benshetrit aligns four L-shaped blocks, and effortlessly shifts them from a few flat planes into an elegant structure. It...

    written by: Rebecca L. Weber
    02.28.11

  11. Nine-Bottle Wine Rack

    Nine-Bottle Wine Rack

    Why is it so tough to find a wine rack worthy of our very finest vintage (or two-buck chuck)? It's not all that often we see one we adore so it was a nice surprise to discover this gem from...

    $200.00

  12. Citra Sipper

    Citra Sipper

    Citra sipper! It's like those old Tropicana ads where that red-and-white straw poked out of the orange... except, you know, real. Stick this little plastic piece right through the rind, give 'er a...

    $5.00

  13. Bento Box

    Bento Box

    We own one of these Bentos from Black + Blum and find it quite satisfying loading our lunch into it in the morning. The top secures completely shut, preventing any unwanted spills in the commuter...

    $17.90

  14. Dr. Yes Chair

    Dr. Yes Chair

    Pros The Dr. Yes is no shrinking violet; the bold, sweeping profile makes a big statement in any room. We love the contrast between the glossy exterior and matte interior, and the texture of the s...

    $187.00

  15. Air Chair

    Air Chair

    Pros These lightweight polypropylene-and-glass-fiber chairs are ideal for outdoor use; they’re stackable and each has a cutout that ensures the seat won’t gather puddles. They come in ...

  16. DSS Stacking Side Chair

    DSS Stacking Side Chair

    Pros The supportive back comes up high and tapers toward the top, providing clearance for your elbows—useful if you’re at a computer or pulled up close to a worktable. It’s stack...

    $229.00

  17. Madeira Chair

    Madeira Chair

    Pros This striking stackable chair is an eco star: the polypropylene-injected seat contains 40% recycled wood fibers. It can be used indoors or out, and comes in a variety of color combinations: w...

  18. Magnetic Measuring Spoons

    Magnetic Measuring Spoons

    Keep yourself from scrounging through your kitchen drawers in the middle of making dinner by keeping your measuring spoons easily within reach. The Magnetic Measuring Spoons from Joseph Joseph...

    $3.00

  19. Mee Me Measuring Cups

    Mee Me Measuring Cups

    The kitchen is often where color can take the spotlight and these measuring cups by Zak Designs bring with them a burst of excitement (though you can tone it down with a white set if you want)....

    $9.00

  20. M-Cups

    M-Cups

    Put these nesting dolls to work. Designed by Carl Mitsch of Fred and Friends, the set of six measuring cups store one within another and open up to measure 1/4 cup, 1/3 cup, 1/2 cup, and 1 cup as...

    $12.00

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