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The Grass Phone
The Grass Phone
Korea is a known hub for high-tech design, and it's increasingly a hotspot for innovation among young designers learning their trade in a gadget-loving place.
Sorapot Art Contest
Sorapot Art Contest
The Sorapot by designer Joey Roth is a particularly beautiful teapot that has stirred up the design world (including Dwell, as a Product of the Day), and understandably so.
6 Practically Free Design-Minded Gifts
6 Practically Free Design-Minded Gifts
Inspired by the great depression, this poster is a free download (along with 4 others) through Readymade Magazine.
My Paradise: A Hundred Years of Finnish Architects’ Summer Homes Exhibit at AIA San Francisco gallery
My Paradise: A Hundred Years of Finnish Architects’ Summer Homes Exhibit at AIA San Francisco gallery
Summer houses have always held a special place in Finnish culture—and in the careers of its architects, who have used them not only for catching up on rest and relaxation, but as...
Ant Farm Documentary at SF MoMA
Ant Farm Documentary at SF MoMA
Documentarians Elizabeth Federic and Laura Harrison's 2008 video about Ant Farm, the merry band of architects, video artists, nomads and pranksters of the late 60s and early 70s,...
Waterpod: A Nomad Habitation for the Climate Changed Future
Waterpod: A Nomad Habitation for the Climate Changed Future
While scientists usually get the big headlines for research and forecasts related to global warming, many artists and designers are proposing their own noteworthy responses to...
Managing Space
Managing Space
British architects Foster + Partners have revealed their "expansive" new design for the Yale School of Management in New Haven, Connecticut.
Be Your Own Marimekko
Be Your Own Marimekko
Does the lack of Jar Jar Binks pillow shams make you want to design your own Star Wars bedsheets? Do plain ol' red-or-blue-bandanas make you crave more creativity for your hobo...
D.J. Morphosis
D.J. Morphosis
What does a Pritzker Prize–winning architect have on his iPod? Thanks to Santa Monica, California, public radio station KCRW, we now know that Thom Mayne of Morphosis likes to...
Eutopia! I’ve Found it!
Eutopia! I’ve Found it!
While the rest of my Design Miami/Art Basel cohorts were traipsing around in a sea of expensive gear, white pants, and more stilettos than you can shake a Jean Prouvé side chair...
De LaB and Good Events in Los Angeles
De LaB and Good Events in Los Angeles
Good Magazine recently opened a new location in Hollywood, and they are keeping their promise to fill it with interesting design-related events for the month of December.
Pipe Planter by Nobuhiro Sato
Pipe Planter by Nobuhiro Sato
For botanically-minded architecture lovers, this is quite cute.
From Houseboats to Hummers
From Houseboats to Hummers
What recession? Heath Ceramics, the storied Sausalito, California, ceramics studio founded by Bauhaus-trained potter Edith Heath (1911-2005) in the 1940s—and revitalized by new...
Flowers on the Table
Flowers on the Table
It has been around for a while, the concept of transferring images from a digital photo file to the surface of an everyday product.
LA Event: Succulent How To at Big Red Sun
LA Event: Succulent How To at Big Red Sun
Succulents have been enjoying some time in the spotlight as eco friendly plants that take little water and even less care.
Modern House Numbers
Modern House Numbers
During this past week, I’ve stumbled upon quite a number of great modern house numbers, from the classic Neutra numbers to my latest favorite, Numbers by Andrew Byrom .
Please Mr. Postman – Letterpress Holiday Cards
Please Mr. Postman – Letterpress Holiday Cards
Holiday cards and I have a very strong, very long-standing love/wait relationship.
Wanders’ Walls: Miami Beach’s Newest Hotel is the Mondrian South Beach
Wanders’ Walls: Miami Beach’s Newest Hotel is the Mondrian South Beach
The Mondrian South Beach, a new luxury boutique hotel designed by Dutch design star Marcel Wanders, is much like Wanders himself: large, white, and pricey.
Eat Me, I'm Green
Eat Me, I'm Green
Michelle Kaufman, the Martha Stewart of sustainable architecture, has unveiled her annual gingerbread version of one of her eco-homes, and this year it's an edible version of the...
Victoria Keddie: Portraits
Victoria Keddie: Portraits
Portraiture is an art form often perceived as antiquated or relegated to royalty, calling to mind beautiful renderings of rosy-faced children in layers of lace and velvet,...

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