Notes from the Underground
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a…
New from Note Design: 2013
Meet five releases by Note, a Swedish studio known for its whimsical and playful pieces. See its previous Stockholm…
A Restorative Getaway from the City
In designing their new weekend home, NYC architect James Wagman and his wife, award-winning author Anne Landsman, drew…
From the Ashes
After a wildfire, a prefab home in California puts resilience first.
Modern Thank-You Notes
GIGI PRESS, a new Los Angeles–based letterpress company, sent me samples of their work last week, and I love their…
City Notes: San Francisco
A very unusual guide book came across my desk last week. And though City Notes: San Francisco by Jesse Coburn from…
A Note on Our Expert: Leonard Koren
Leonard Koren has led an enviably desultory life, first dropping out of college to paint murals with a group called the…
A Note on Our Expert: Bruce Aidells
Bruce Aidells starting cooking professionally while a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz.
Field Notes Winter Colors Series
I've had my eye on the handsome little notebooks from Field Notes--a collaboration between Portland, Oregon's Draplin…
A Dramatic Cliffside Prefab Steps from the Beach in Australia
With little time to waste, an Australian firm erects an efficient prefab overlooking the ocean.
One Family's Winery Aesthetic, From the Roots Up
An Italian family's rich history permeates every detail of this stunning Napa Valley winery.
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been…
News From ORGATEC 2016
Hallo aus Köln! Today, we open our stand at the Orgatec furniture fair in Cologne with new designs that complement our…
Leverage Collection—a Kickstarter Campaign from Wander Workshop
Wander Workshop is the Brooklyn-based studio of Mike Boylan and Danielle Pecora.
How a Bungalow Went from Bland to Brilliant
When artists Ramona Trent and Anthony Pearson teamed up with architects Escher GuneWardena for a full-scale renovation,…
5 Amazing Experiential Gifts, from Zola
It’s no secret that we have a brand-crush on the wedding registry site, Zola. We even blogged about it. Luckily, they…
After a Fire, a Midcentury Home Rises from the Ashes
A tree house-inspired home takes advantage of the surrounding forest.
World's First Underground Park One Step Closer to Seeing the Light of Day
With the first city approval of the Lowline, designer James Ramsey's subterranean dream finally gets off the ground.
From Milan: Q&A with Shigeru Ban
Boldly declaring “One Chair Is Enough,” Artek, the Finnish company founded in part by legendary architect Alvar Aalto,…
Designing the Perfect Office from Startup to Expansion
The design of your office isn’t just about aesthetics. In many industries, it’s now key to your success.