Caroline Tiger is a Philadelphia-based writer who covers design and culture. Her columns, Making It and Consumed, appear each month in the Philadelphia Inquirer. She blogs at design phan and The Objectorialist, and tweets at @carolinetiger.

Prefab for Humanity
In inner-city Baltimore, Habitat for Humanity of the Chesapeake paves a path to affordable prefab.
The Design Week Movement
If a movement can be defined as a moment when people across time zones and borders act simultaneously on the same idea,…
Homeland Ingenuity
How do American companies maintain handcrafted detail while producing fast enough—and in large enough quantities—to…
Federico Churba
Federico Churba graduated from the industrial design program at the University of Buenos Aires in 2001, right on the…
Renée Rossouw
Renée Rossouw funneled her various fixations into a single focus when she spent 2010 pursuing the Master of European…