On a walk through Ligne Roset’s factory near Lyon, France, we track the multitude of steps, hands, and hours required to craft...
Product Spotlight: Modern Side Tables
When “couch surfing” better describes online shopping in the den than overnight guests, it may be time to pick a side table with...
Live from London: Everyday Objects
You can have your pick of a wide assortment of couches, chairs and tables at the 100% Design trade fair at Earl's Court in...
Have you ever woken up on the couch with the lights on when you for sure fell asleep in your bed? Or maybe you’ve witnessed your...
Color Me Mad!
Always a sucker for well designed architecture and products, I must admit I go a little mad when color has been introduced to the...
Bemz's Bright Idea
Last week I met with Lesley Pennington, a Canadian living in Sweden who in 2004 launched Bemz, one of the cleverest companies...
Gingko Press Roundup
The holidays are a wonderful time for stopping what you're doing and catching up on all those tasks (and treats) you've put aside...
MyWorld Lounge System by Philippe Starck
Philippe Starck saw the new MyWorld sofa system in his dreams.
Kamal Letterpress Art
I stumbled onto Kamal Patel's letterpress work in the Chronicle Books 2010 publication The Little Book of Letterpress, which...
Coffee Break: San Francisco's The Mill
Although we usually focus on completed projects, it is equally interesting to check in during construction to see how a space...
From Frocks to Fabrics
Proenza Schouler is a design duo more known for rocking the runway than the weaving loom: their ready-to-wear lines are...
These Rotterdam Apartments Put the Average Student Dorm to Shame
Inspired by the tiny house movement, Standard Studio turns 194-square-foot offices into freshman housing at Erasmus University in...
Suita Sofa by Antonio Citterio
I'm smitten with this modular sofa, designed by Antonio Citterio in 2010.
Arch Students Build a Hive
This semester I had the opportunity to teach the first studio for the new three-year MArch grad program at Woodbury University...
Final Weekend: Bauhaus at MoMA
This weekend marks the final days of the Museum of Modern Art's homage to the Bauhaus, the early-20th-century German school and...
8 Modern Vacuum Cleaners
Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...
Adding Color to a New York Beach House
The homeowner wanted a signature Novogratz mixture of modern and vintage accessories with lots of color!
Elevate your IKEA sofa à la Bright.Bazaar
From cookie-cutter to fab with Bright.Bazaar.
Savvy Prefab Pod Concept for South Africans
The attractive POD INDAWO concept offers South Africans a starter home.
Own This Stylish, Energy-Efficient Tiny Home For $69K
Packed with elegant details and modern appliances, this tiny abode is as chic as it is affordable.