Gifts for Superior Sleep: Holiday 2016
There's nothing better than a good night's sleep – especially after the hustle and bustle of the holiday season – so why not put...
Lee Broom's Logic-Defying Marble Tube Light
The British designer's elevated exploration of marble—seen in a series of exquisite lighting pieces—makes its U.S.
DesignWeek Monterrey
Last week I traveled to Monterrey, Mexico, to speak at DesignWeek Monterrey, an annual conference hosted by CEDIM (Cento de...
On Design: Carl Hansen and Søn
It’s design studios like Carl Hansen & Søn that turn residences into homes.
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
A Classic 1970s Speaker Gets New Life for a Modern Audience
Stockholm-based electronics company Teenage Engineering designs and manufactures synthesizers and audio products that, at their...
The Truth About Thread Count (It’s Not Important)
Conventional wisdom dictates that when shopping for Bedding, the higher the thread count, the nicer the Sheet.
Rent an Architectural Masterpiece
Ever wonder what it would be like to live in a house designed by a world-class architect? The team behind the new venture Living...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
RCA Secret 2013
Shh, can you keep a secret? The Royal College of Art in London is having its annual RCA Secret exhibition and one-day shop of its...
Off the Beaten Path
A dramatic departure from your typical cabin on the lake, this unique retreat adds shades of black to a tiny island awash with...
London Design Festival
The London Design Festival party last night was full of hedge-funders seeking free drinks and nibbles.
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).
A Fly-Down Warning Device, and Other Hilarious Smart Tech Ideas from an Artist
British artist and designer Dominic Wilcox illustrates inventive—and admittedly outlandish—ways technology can potentially...
Cemeteries By Ettore Moni
A glimpse at human nature seen through larger-than-life funerary architecture.
Radius Furniture by Jeff Martin
An ahead-of-the-curve furniture experiment by Jeff Martin plays with pastels and geometry.
The Deconstructivism and Digital Design Movements
Manifesto: Philip Johnson and Mark Wigley, “Deconstructivist Architecture”...
Jean Prouvé's Design Legacy
An exhibition showcasing the ins and outs of Jean Prouvé’s industrial design aesthetic is the final word on the French master’s...
The Heroin Bike
The Heroin Project began as a lighthearted discussion about selling bicycles online.
Plugged-In Prefab Collects Weather Data to Conserve Energy
Easy-to-assemble wooden modules and home automation systems make this Serra d'Espadà residence as sustainable as it is smart.