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Southern Comfort
Southern Comfort
Louisville, Kentucky, is a river town built around 19th-century commerce and trade.
The City As Seen
The City As Seen
As the everyday circumstances of urban life continue to change—whether due to tools like GPS-enabled cell phones or to high-tech security measures passed in the wake of September...
The New Garden Museum
The New Garden Museum
The Garden Museum in London has re-opened—and rebranded—after a short and surprisingly affordable modern makeover by the talented local firm Dow Jones Architects.
Leah Evans Textiles
Leah Evans Textiles
Leah Evans is in the business of quilt-making.
Pop (Up) Architecture
Pop (Up) Architecture
To get to know a building well, is it easier to walk through it or to read about it? With Universe Publishing's recently released book, Modern Architecture Pop-Up by Anton...
The Latest from Michelle Kaufmann
The Latest from Michelle Kaufmann
Michelle Kaufmann's new mkHearth is a semi-prefab house that evokes old-timey barns and vacation-destination chalets.
A Laptop Even A Panda Could Love
A Laptop Even A Panda Could Love
Discarded computers arrive by the thousands every day from the US and Western Europe to West African ports, after which they're discarded in toxic dumps.
Piece of Cake
Piece of Cake
For some, the holidays are about indulgence while for others, it’s a tricky balancing act of holiday desserts and a healthy diet.
House of Futures Past
House of Futures Past
Prince Charles, long an advocate of sustainability in architecture—including the use of natural building materials and the planting of organic gardens, but very conservative on...
Bunker Archaeology
Bunker Archaeology
Paul Virilio's classic book of wartime architectural history, Bunker Archeology, is finally back in print with a fantastic new edition from Princeton Architectural Press.
Coasters that Represent
Coasters that Represent
Local Los Angeles design store darlings A+R have launched their first ever co-branded product.
Eames Gossip
Eames Gossip
In the wake of InStyle Magazine's feature on the TV show "Gossip Girl" and its modern-mashup Manhattan apartment set (aka the Bass/Van der Woodsen residence, if you're a...
The Recessionista: DIY Quilts
The Recessionista: DIY Quilts
When Julie Floersch discusses her quilts, she could be talking about the science fiction novel A Wrinkle in Time or New Age studies of dimensions of reality.
Uniformity of Design
Uniformity of Design
Where do typography, fashion, and history come together every spring, summer, and fall? On pro baseball uniforms, is where.
Foundry-Fab
Foundry-Fab
City Foundry on Atlantic Avenue is a cavernous, industrial space stuffed corner-to corner with furniture that is, for the most part, made of cast iron, aluminum, and other metals.
Built Like a Concrete House
Built Like a Concrete House
Dorit Mizrahi and Oliviero Godi, working in Bergamo, Italy, as the firm Exposure Architects, have designed a house using prefabricated panels made of pollution-eating TX-Active...
Domestic Gone Wild
Domestic Gone Wild
The name "domestic" conjures up many images and variations—often it's seen to suggest the hum-drum of what's too familiar, or the confines of four tight walls. Domestic pets.
Philippe Starck, Discount Shopper?
Philippe Starck, Discount Shopper?
“In a time of financial crisis, we must go back to timeless objects and rediscover the elegance of basics,” said designer Philippe Starck, right before his shopping spree through...
Fun with Color
Fun with Color
For the visually inclined, Flickr can be an invitation to spend hours meandering virtually through the snapshots of strangers (an assuredly more rewarding vortex than party photos...
Sometimes You Need A Little Guardian
Sometimes You Need A Little Guardian
The Rome-based design firm Tokidoki—Japanese for "sometimes"—produces high-concept toys for adults and kids both, including my personal favorites: an armed couple named Mozzarella...

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