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  1. 2011 American Craft Council Show
    Travel Reports

    2011 American Craft Council Show

    This past weekend, the American Craft Council—one of the country's oldest organizations championing handicrafts—celebrated its 70th birthday at its annual show at Fort Mason in San...

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Diana Budds
    08.15.11

  2. 72 Hour Urban Action
    Travel Reports

    72 Hour Urban Action

    The other week I attended a gathering at REBAR in San Francisco, in honor of Israeli architects Kerem Halbrecht and Gilly Karjevsky's cool project, 72 Hour Urban Action. Held last September and...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    05.03.11

  3. 9 DIY Home Automation Gadgets for 2013
    Product Reviews

    9 DIY Home Automation Gadgets for 2013

    Home automation is an incredible way to simplify the life of a homeowner. By automating all of your technologies, you can not only make your life easier, but you can save yourself a lot of money...

    written by: David Glenn
    05.30.13

  4. A Chat with Remodelista: Market Highlights for 2012
    Dwell on Design

    A Chat with Remodelista: Market Highlights for 2012

    DIY workshops aplenty and modern, hand-crafted goods such as lighting, hardware, and garden accessories are planned for Remodelista's third year at Dwell on Design. We speak with Editor-at...

    written by: Sara Ost
    06.15.12

  5. A Collection A Day
    Books

    A Collection A Day

    From delightfully mismatched buttons to colorful spools of thread to vintage typewriter ribbon, a variety of small, unexpected collections can be found in charming little tins. Thanks to artist...

    written by: Stephanie Orma
    03.28.11

  6. A Look at Lego Bombing
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    A Look at Lego Bombing

    You've heard of yarn bombing (as evidence of its mainstream status, yarn bombing has even shown up in a Roche Bobois ad), but have you seen Lego bombing?

    written by: Sara Ost
    01.29.13

  7. Amazing Modern Backyard Office
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    Amazing Modern Backyard Office

    When it comes to DIY ingenuity, we applaud Scott Dorman of Marietta, Georgia, for designing, overseeing, and erecting a modern office/shed that makes a striking addition to his backyard. Click...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.03.13

  8. Better x Design: Emeka Okafor
    Profiles

    Better x Design: Emeka Okafor

    "Makers with Ph.Ds stood next to makers from the side of the road - it is not about who you are or where you come from, but what you have done." At A Better World By Design, a three-day...

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    10.06.09

  9. Beverly Semmes and Glenn Adamson

    Beverly Semmes and Glenn Adamson

    Listen to a conversation between Glenn Adamson, consulting curator to Dirt on Delight, and exhibition artist Beverly Semmes. Adamson’s book Thinking Through Craft (Berg Publishers, 2007)...

    04.29.09

  10. Blogging it all Back Home
    In The Modern World

    Blogging it all Back Home

    We are nothing but domestic voyeurs. More home owners are turning to the web to record the juicy ups and downs of tackling a grand remodel. We take a grand tour.

    written by: Sonia Zjawinski
    03.20.11

  11. Bookbinding
    Home Work

    Bookbinding

    For those who adore the beauty of a blank-page-in-waiting, behold! The incredible allure of a hardback book you make yourself is just too damn much to resist.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    11.01.11

  12. Boye Aluminum Crochet Hook Set

    Boye Aluminum Crochet Hook Set

    I'm new to crocheting but I will admit that it did consume a good chunk of my life once I learned. Getting the hang of one basic chain stitch opens up a world of possibility (in my case, an amoeba...

    $10.19

  13. Braided Rag Vessels
    Home Work

    Braided Rag Vessels

    Ever since I got my hands on a copy of Meg Mateo Ilasco's latest book, Crafting a Meaningful Home, I've been flipping through trying to decide what to start working on first. Calling upon creative...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    12.16.10

  14. Branch Hooks

    Branch Hooks

    Taking us back to the basics, these branch hooks require only a tree branch, knife, sandpaper, varnish or paint, and a way to connect it to the wall. Pretty simple, yet makes for a clever gift.

  15. Brooklyn Brew Shop

    Designed with what we think is the typical New York apartment in mind, our kits take up less than 1 sq. foot when in use and are made of attractive glass because making something delicious should...

    12.04.09

  16. Clockeee Timepiece

    Clockeee Timepiece

    While DIY kits for Clockeee’s timepieces aren’t currently available, the framework of each clock is a complete modern DIY inspiration. Sans official kit, it may be a little bit of a...

  17. Contemporary Japanese Fashion: The Mary Baskett Collection

    Contemporary Japanese Fashion: The Mary Baskett Collection

    This exhibition will include approximately 40 garments from the collection of Mary Baskett, an art dealer and former curator of prints at the Cincinnati Art Museum who has been collecting and...

    08.03.09

  18. Covered Notebooks

    Covered Notebooks

    For those of us who take a lot of notes day-to-day, receiving a new notebook is always appreciated. These handmade covered notebooks are quick and inexpensive to make, and with endless paper...

  19. Craft Culture Face-Off
    Travel Reports

    Craft Culture Face-Off

    On the surface, craft culture may seem as soft and fuzzy as a skein of hand-dyed yarn, but as I learned at the American Craft Council's annual meeting and conference last week, there are as many...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    10.21.09

  20. Crossing the Line: A Space by Tanya Aguiñiga

    Crossing the Line: A Space by Tanya Aguiñiga

    For this exhibition, designer Tanya Aguiñiga will create a site-specific structure of criss-crossed yarn with floating woven pieces. The piece will be intersected with furniture made...

    11.17.10

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