Coffee gets its percolator and tea has its kettle, but hot chocolate is most often relegated to a mug in the microwave. Why is this warm bev missing out on a maker all its own? Bialetti’s Hot Chocolate Pot aims to give cocoa the preparation it deserves, and we put it to the test in Dwell’s kitchen, using Dagoba organic Authentic and Xocolatl Hot Chocolates.
Holiday cards and I have a very strong, very long-standing love/wait relationship. I love writing and sending (and receiving!) them, but always wait to find the perfect design until all of a sudden the ball has dropped, it’s January, and I vow, yet again, to beat my correspondence-based cold feet next year.
Boxy is boss and square is where it’s at. Nissan unveiled their new 2009 Cube at the LA Auto Show on Tuesday, and it’s a car that eschews sleek lines and embraces “social space,” with a unique design that seats five in a setting that’s more lounge-like than uniform.
German-based brand Duravit brings bathroom furnishings to their first American showroom, opening today in New York. Madison Avenue may be miles from the Black Forest, but these elegant fixtures fit right into the city.
A blank journal is an exciting journal. Whether you’re planning on penning the next great American novel or reminding yourself to pick up milk on the way home, there’s something about an empty page that gets the heart racing, as the printed possibilities are endless
San Francisco International has just unveiled plans for the redesign of domestic Terminal Two, an impressive economic endeavor for California's fastest growing airport. The ambitious remodel aims to create a "new experience in flying," said Terence Young, design director at lead architecture firm Gensler. Though it's not the first airport in the company's portfolio, Young believes that the project—a joint venture with Michael Willis Architects and contractor Turner Construction Company—represents a major achievement in “bringing the ideals of a community” into a thoroughly sustainable modern space that will facilitate all aspects of a passenger's journey.