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  1. Play's the Thing
    My House

    Play's the Thing

    With ingenuity and plenty of elbow grease, architect John Tong turned an old Toronto dairy into the ultimate family clubhouse.

    written by: Alex Bozikovic
    photos by: Christopher Wahl
    07.04.11

  2. Jabba the Hutt Pillow
    Home Work

    Jabba the Hutt Pillow

    You’d be hard pressed to find someone—in this or any other galaxy, no matter how far, far away—who is not a fan of Star Wars, and the insta-classic from 1977 is now a franchise...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    06.28.11

  3. Dutch Designer Focus: Hella Jongerius
    Profiles

    Dutch Designer Focus: Hella Jongerius

    In her Berlin studio, rogue Dutch designer Hella Jongerius creates colorful, covetable objects that meld the handmade and the mass-produced in surprising new ways.

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Oliver Mark
    06.20.11

  4. Coral & Tusk

    Designer and founder Stephanie Housley is a graduate of Rhode Island School of Design. She has been living and working in New York as a textile designer, specializing in woven fabrics. Stephanie...

    01.04.11

  5. Marimekko at Crate & Barrel
    Travel Reports

    Marimekko at Crate & Barrel

    This week, Marimekko launched its fourth and fifth shops at Crate & Barrel in Los Angeles and San Francisco. The two companies have collaborated for four decades so it makes sense that...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.27.11

  6. Behind the Scenes: Knoll Textiles
    Event Spotlight

    Behind the Scenes: Knoll Textiles

    Many a modern-design enthusiast can spot a Cesca side chair and say it was designed by Marcel Breuer. But, were it upholstered in Digit fabric, few could name the textile designer. (Answer: Suzanne...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    05.26.11

  7. Papaver Vert

    Patty Benson started Papaver Vert in 2007 making her small apartment shared with her husband into a small creative studio in Northern California. Based on form, function and bold color, Patty's ...

    12.20.10

  8. High 'n Dry Cargo Net

    High 'n Dry Cargo Net

    Developed in Rhode Island by a rope expert, the cargo net is sturdy yet lightweight, ideal for use in a kitchen or a canoe and weighing in at only five ounces.

    $48.00

  9. Wrapped Light

    Wrapped Light

    This overhead lamp stems from Los Angeles designer Matt Gagnon’s fascination with open-truss roof structures and the intimate interior space they create. Here, wool yarn wrapped around the...

    $1750.00

  10. Ada Quilt

    Ada Quilt

    Inspired by vernacular traditions, Providence-based Meg Callahan used a very contemporary production technique, digital printing, to make this seemingly quilted blanket for Matter’s in-house...

    $1525.00

  11. Buendia, Libertad, and Roxas Pillows

    Buendia, Libertad, and Roxas Pillows

    Inigo Elizalde’s woven dhurries are hand-knotted in Nepal, but he’s deconstructed a few of his boldest patterns into a collection of pillows, all printed in North Carolina and sewn in...

    $165.00

  12. Zakka Nouveau

    Zakka Nouveau is a graphic and product design studio specializing in the realm of fait á la main (French for 'made by hand').

    12.08.10

  13. Pendleton's Park Blankets
    Product of the Day

    Pendleton's Park Blankets

    National parks blankets made in Oregon by Pendleton Woolen Mills. Taken as a group, all the Pendleton products have a rather rustic effect, but individually we could see them fitting well into a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.03.11

  14. 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

  15. The Heated

    Hey, I'm so glad you're reading this. It makes me feel a little zing. Oh, you wanted to know what's going on here? I think The Heated sounds like a little group of people who scrounged around and...

    11.01.10

  16. Coyuchi

    Welcome, Coyuchi was founded 20 years ago in Point Reyes Station, a small, rustic town on the Northern California coast. There, surrounded by ocean and forest, beach and bluff, we created a line of...

    10.20.10

  17. Amenity

    Longtime friends with similarly rural childhoods, Nicole Chiala and Kristina de Corpo started Amenity in 2004 to bring some of the peaceful tranquility of their youth into their urban, adult homes....

    10.08.10

  18. Crafted Systems

    CELEBRATING MODERN CRAFT In today's society we have become distant from handwork. Artisanship has faded; technology and convenience render handwork a thing of the past. We consume things produced b...

    09.23.10

  19. Fine Finnish
    House Tours

    Fine Finnish

    A pair of crafty designers on a serious budget show that though their apartment may be short on square footage, it’s long on charm.

    written by: Katja Lindroos
    photos by: Petra Bindel
    03.07.11

  20. Fine Finnish: Master Bedroom
    House Tours

    Fine Finnish: Master Bedroom

    Despite its serene appearance, the master bedroom is an active, multifunctional space. The family sits together on the bed to read and watch cartoons: Tove Jansson’s Moomin, about trolls who...

    03.07.11

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