The Nonprofit That's Using Seat Belts and Super Bowl Banners to Fix Up Indianapolis
People for Urban Progress upcycles cast-off urban hardware back into the community.
Stuck Inside of Somerville
In the late winter of 2003, I watched out my window as a fuel truck idled below, belching black smoke.
A Schoolhouse Electric Christmas
There is nothing quite like soaking in the warmth of vintage, nostalgic Christmas cheer.
Friday Finds 11.11.2009
Dwellians have contributed en masse this week to shower you with goodly links, all garnered from the ether of the Interweb.
Child’s Play: Designing a Polished, All-Ages Playscape
Can a home that encourages creativity, exploration, and fun still look...
Get Smarter
The story of the smart home has yet to be written—one early adopter explains why.
Our Products Are Oeko-Tex Certified: What That Means
We sleep better at night knowing Parachute is doing its part to protect the planet.
The Comforts of Evil
It is possible that in the depths of Hades, the devil indeed sits on a baroque throne made from the horns of endangered species,...
Doshi Levien: Myth and Material
The Design Duo of Doshi Levien has succeeded again: the British design team has produced a compelling collection of work melding...
Hulger’s Pappa Phone Is a Wooden Gadget Done Right
If you're a Skype, Vonage or some other manner of VoIP user, Hulger has a ligneous treat for you.
Create Your Personal Oasis With U by Moen Shower
A new cloud-based, smart shower system by Moen allows you to customize, save, and remotely control your showers for the perfect,...
How to Integrate Smart Lighting into Your Home
The firm OneButton specializes in creating custom technology solutions for spaces ranging from offices to residences.
The Day After
The election is finally over.
Friday Finds 09.14.12
Aerial photos of half-finished housing developments, modern interiors, science photo mugs, and more in this installment of Friday...
True Hollywood Story
For over seventy years, through 7,000 photography sessions, and with 70,000 negatives, Julius Shulman captured the elusive spirit...
California Academy of Sciences Preview
The grand opening of the new California Academy of Sciences, one of the year’s most anticipated events, is taking place this...
Boston in Your Hands
The latest Play Date at Boston's Institute of Contemporary Art was held last weekend, to much applause and hands-on revelry in...
Living Las Vegas
They say what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, but once you leave, you may have trouble banishing Sin City from your mind.
Moving Violations
Can you spot the 11 infractions in this modern...
Sneak Peek Inside the Met Breuer, New York’s Newly Restored Brutalist Gem
Following an extensive restoration of a Marcel Breuer–designed building—formerly home of the Whitney Museum—New York's...

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