When not writing, Miyoko Ohtake can be found cooking, training for her next marathon, and enjoying all that the City by the Bay and the great outdoors have to offer.

Ladles Not Labels
Fed up with men's fashion, Rachel Wythe-Moran and Simon Watkins of East London's Labour and Wait cooked up a plan to…
Loo & Improved
When Pamela Butz and Jeffrey Klug, principals of Butz + Klug Architecture, began renovating the master bathroom of a…
Sky Small
Building a small home doesn’t equate to easy lifting. Before Tom Bayley could call in a crane to lift the materials for…
A New Slant
In Seattle, where others saw only a severe slope and lack of municipal hookups, one couple spotted their ticket to…
5 Modern Dishwashers
Today’s dishwashers are quieter and more energy- and water-efficient than ever—giving you a little peace and quiet as…
Interior Design: Nicole Hollis
To call interior designer Nicole Hollis’s portfolio “eclectic” is an understatement. On one page you’ll find a modern…