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  1. Put a Cork on It
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    Put a Cork on It

    Cork wears many faces—it's waterproof, biodegradable, durable, antibacterial, and highly versatile. No wonder these six designers wisely chose to outfit their products in the impermeable material.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.29.13

  2. A Modern Kitchen Remodel in Austin
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    A Modern Kitchen Remodel in Austin

    Built in 1950, Lloyd and Kirsten Thompson's Austin house had "some inherent mid-century charm and good flow," says architect J.C. Schmeil of Merzbau Design Collective. An addition, however, had...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    photos by: Whit Preston
    03.28.13

  3. Product Spotlight: Wooden Toys by Twig Creative
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    Product Spotlight: Wooden Toys by Twig Creative

    For the budding photographer not yet familiar with apertures, shutters, and ISO speeds, look no further than these wooden toy cameras designed and handcrafted by Twig Creative. The Salt Lake City,...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.28.13

  4. Bamboo Bottle Company

    Bamboo Bottle Company

     At Bamboo Bottle Company, we strive to be good stewards of this Earth. It's one reason we chose bamboo. Bamboo minimizes carbon dioxide and generates up to 35% more oxygen than an equivalent...

    03.12.13

  5. A Weekend Retreat in the Forest
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    A Weekend Retreat in the Forest

    Built on a challenging hillside site and tucked behind a thicket of trees, the Bridgman, Michigan, house designed by Scott Rappe provides a modern weekend retreat for a Chicago couple.

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.21.13

  6. Screenprinted Birdhouses by Todd Hubler
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    Screenprinted Birdhouses by Todd Hubler

    Today is the vernal equinox and in celebration of the season ahead, we've found a mod birdhouse by the Hubler Furniture Co. These petite avian abodes are crafted from plywood and feature a...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.20.13

  7. Trend Watch: Tint Meets Timber

    Trend Watch: Tint Meets Timber

    Craftspeople will never deny the simple beauty of milled wood, but we've noticed a spate of vivid hues popping up against these natural grains.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    08.17.11

  8. Product Spotlight: Mitre Stool
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    Product Spotlight: Mitre Stool

    Designed and manufactured in Brooklyn, New York by the furniture and lighting maker trio of Souda, the Mitre Stool is a playful take on the regular wooden stool.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    photos by: Courtney Reagor
    03.07.13

  9. A Ranch House Kitchen Renovation
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    A Ranch House Kitchen Renovation

    For their lakeside retreat in northwestern Michigan, Keith and Mary Campbell renovated a 1970s ranch house to include a spacious kitchen-dining room. Clad in a warm mix of oak, pine, and maple, the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Raimund Koch
    03.07.13

  10. Mastering the Wood Grain
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    Mastering the Wood Grain

    “Process is everything in my work,” says Michael Rupich, designer and founder of EndGrain Furniture, a woodworking studio based in Fairfield, New Jersey. “The thing I want most when someone is...

    written by: Johanna Björk
    03.06.13

  11. Wood House Dining Room
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    Wood House Dining Room

    In the Auckland, New Zealand, house architect Michal O'Sullivan designed for a family of four, natural materials and neutral tones come together to create an inviting interior. The wood ceiling is...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.05.13

  12. Everyday Objects by OKUM Made
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    Everyday Objects by OKUM Made

    Los Angeles, California-based product and furniture designer Daniel Okum of OKUM Made (and his 233 supporters!) can finally leap for joy. Six days ago, Okum's Kickstarter project for The Made...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    03.01.13

  13. Inside Addition
    Houses We Love

    Inside Addition

    Restrained by local building code, architect Michael O’Sullivan forwent a flashy facade on this new Auckland, New Zealand, home, saving the fireworks for the interior.

    written by: Jeremy Hansen
    photos by: Emily Andrews
    03.01.13

  14. A Hybrid Prefab Home in Upstate New York
    My House

    A Hybrid Prefab Home in Upstate New York

    For a vintage design dealer seeking a respite from the city, architect William Massie conceptualized a mostly prefab home around a carefully curated furniture collection in upstate New York.

    written by: Erika Heet
    photos by: Karina Tengberg
    02.27.13

  15. Modern, Green Alternative to the Classic LEGO®
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    Modern, Green Alternative to the Classic LEGO®

    Inspired by LEGO®, and committed to using renewable resources, Japanese company Mokurokku has introduced a modern, green alternative to the nostalgic, plastic toy.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.27.13

  16. Modern, Whimsical Rocket by Designer Pat Kim
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    Modern, Whimsical Rocket by Designer Pat Kim

    Perhaps these modern, whimsical rockets ingeniously crafted by Brooklyn-based designer Pat Kim won't fly you to the moon, nor zip you past the stars, but they'll surely pep up any space.

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.25.13

  17. Wood in the House
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    Wood in the House

    Known for its strength, durability, and diverse range of grains and colors, wood has been the undefeated provider of shelter and furnishing material for millennia. We take a look at five residences...

    written by: Eujin Rhee
    02.06.13

  18. Handled With Care
    My House

    Handled With Care

    In Warsaw, Poland, a resident breathes new life into an old apartment by dismantling, then reassembling, his late grandmother's hodgepodge of wooden furniture and creates a self-contained do-it-all...

    02.06.13

  19. All About Japanese Soaking Tubs
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    All About Japanese Soaking Tubs

    For centuries, Japanese enjoyed the country’s thousands of outdoor hot springs, so it’s no surprise deep soaking became popular indoors, too. Relaxing in steaming neck-high water marks the end of...

    written by: Silvia Cavallini
    02.05.13

  20. A Stacked Cabin for a Steep Slope
    Houses We Love

    A Stacked Cabin for a Steep Slope

    A steeply sloped site in the Wisconsin forest, plus an equally steep budget, led architect Brian Johnsen to reinvent the archetypal cabin for a sturdy vacation home.

    written by: Olivia Martin
    photos by: Narayan Mahon
    02.02.13

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