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 Los...
A Note on Our Expert: Bruce Aidells
Bruce Aidells starting cooking professionally while a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz.
The Barcelona Home Like No Other
Layer by layer, a crumbling 18th-century flat in the middle of Barcelona finds new life at the hands of architect Benedetta...
6 Beachside Bungalows on our Bucket List
We scoured the globe to pull together a guide of the best summer retreats.
Artist Reinvents the Contemporary Art Experience
Sargam Griffin, a contemporary artist located in Healdsburg, California, is reinventing the art experience.
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 bushy...
A Suspended Living Room Floats Like an Air Ship
Pieter Weijnen’s brand of maritime modernism brings a touch of magic to Amsterdam’s Steigereiland, where the architect built his...
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 clean, modern...
City Notes: San Francisco
A very unusual guide book came across my desk last week.
Inspired by French bicycle design of the 50s and 60s we have created a bicycle that preserves the simple elegance and pure form...
Experience a Modern, Eclectic Side of Singapore at One of These 10 City Stays
As one of Southeast Asia’s most design-savvy cities, the tropical cosmopolis of Singapore has a growing number of interesting...
Every night I said, “Trust me, sweetheart, this is going to be amazing, beautiful,...
Get the Modern Camping Experience You Crave at One of These New Secluded Retreats
As the perceptions of what a travel shelter should look and feel like has continued to adapt, Collective Retreats has been...
Explore 12 of Our Favorite Homes in Portland
Known for its natural beauty and rich culture, Portland has become a proud hub of architectural excellence.
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 Design...
Mike Andrews Reviews 5 iPod Docks
Listening to your favorite music—–from that “Blame It on the Rain” cassingle to an 8-track of Tusk—–used to be a pretty...
Like a Rock
When it comes to great product design, the material is often the message.
Huy Bui’s Brooklyn Loft Is Like a Self-Contained Jungle
It’s hardly a surprise that the Plant-in City cofounder lives surrounded by vegetation.
New from Note Design: 2013
Meet five releases by Note, a Swedish studio known for its whimsical and playful pieces.
The Laslett, London
An apartment-like boutique hotel experience in Notting...
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