Compostmodern in Review
This weekend, I attended Compostmodern, a conference hosted by the AIGA SF that discussed the role of designers and the future...
Style, Speed, Substance: Reviewing Linus Bike’s Newly Introduced Pronto
Designed for speedy errands in the city and everyday commutes, the Pronto is a stylish and reliable ride with the classic...
Jason F. McLennan reviews 5 eco-toilets
Victorian technology has no business being the receptacle for your business.
Compostmodern 2009: This weekend!
This coming Saturday, February 21, the second Compostmodern conference will take place at the Herbst Theatre in San Francisco.
Review: Tadao Ando
The architecture of Tadao Ando seeks to connect the building with its surrounding.
125 HDTV Super Review
Economic meltdown aside, if you’re still thinking about plunking down some hard-earned cash on a new HDTV this holiday season,...
Review: The Idler's Glossary
The Idler's Glossary by Joshua Glenn and Mark Kingwell, designed and illustrated by Seth, came out this month from Biblioasis.
Compostmodern 09: Thinking Wrong with Project M
One day at Compostmodern equals about a week in standard time, and much more if you add up the many hours' worth of Web-surfing...
Compostmodern 09: Saul Griffith Demands Heirloom Design
Saul Griffith knows how to deliver grim planetary outlooks with irreverent humor.
Bill Stumpf Reviews 5 Modern Desks
At work, you don’t usually get to choose where you sit, but at home it’s a different story.
Dwell Reviews 6 Modern Desks
The right workspace can transform your creative life.
Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan Reviews 5 Sleeper Sofas
From sitting and sleeping to lolling and loitering, these new sleeper sofas are workaholics of relaxation—on either the day or...
Olympus PEN-F Digital Camera Review
Technology and legacy don't often go hand in hand.
Interior Designer Peter Bentel Reviews 5 Barstools
Frontways, sideways, backward, or leaning against the back. Breakfast, beers, or bitters.
AKG K553 Pro Headphones Review
Sorry to break it to you, but if you want to get into mixing your own music, your Beats Studios just aren’t going to cut it....
Debra Prinzing Reviews 4 Prefab Outbuildings
From city slickers to country bumpkins, homeowners have always longed for a special place from which to escape the toils of...
Photographer Steve Reczkowski Reviews 5 Digital Cameras
Not all pictures are worth a thousand words.
Expert Even Byron reviews 6 commuter bicycles
As the bike industry begins to meet the growing demand for practical, sensible bicycles tailored to commuting and urban outings,...
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...
Auctioneer Richard Wright reviews 7 dining chairs
This dinner guest is always invited, but doesn’t eat or drink, and never joins the conversation.