White is the traditional color for kitchens, denoting hygiene, brightness, and modernity. But these five black-clad kitchens, in houses from San Francisco to Copenhagen, show that some truly stand-out rooms embrace the dark side.
We teamed up with Nest and asked our readers to show and tell us why a Nest Thermostat would make all the difference in their space. With an overwhelming response of fantastic images and compelling details about how a Nest will improve our reader's space, the top 20 entries were posted on Pinterest for popular vote. After two weeks, the entry with the most likes is "Paradise Nest" by Manlo Ngai.
The tiny city of York, Alabama, is located a three hour drive west of Montgomery, near the Mississippi border. There, artist Matthew Mazzotta has created a project with the Coleman Center for the Arts, a local organization, that's part kinetic sculpture, part architecture, and part public outdoor theater. It's called Open House and it seeks to provide York's 3,000 residents with much-needed public space. What looks to be a typical gabled house unfolds to become a 100-seat outdoor arena.