Creative Re-Use in Oakland
Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss.
10 Creative Uses of Reclaimed Wood
The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of wood?
12 Creative Ways to Use Tile in Your Home
Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen backsplash or redesign your shower with a cool pattern? Well, we have a solution for...
A Creative Outlet
With clever packaging, Bocci turns a humble electrical outlet into a design statement.
The Ramen Shop in Oakland
Nestled in the foodie-friendly neighborhood of North Oakland is a far cry from the ramen that you’ve come to know throughout your...
Setting Creative Solutions in Stone
A diverse roster of projects and a commitment to creativity and craftsmanship place Stepstone at the forefront of the precast...
Creative Renovation in Brooklyn
When graphic designers Jeanette and Mike Abbink left behind their loft in San Francisco—with collected ephemera, a voluminous...
Pousse Creative's Pet Houses
Designers Sebastian Haquet and Thomas Lanthier have a decidedly modern take on shelters for pets.
Re-imagining Chinatown
If you are in Los Angeles this weekend (or any time before September 5), be sure to pay a visit to Fifth Floor Gallery to take...
Modern Victorian House Preservation in Oakland
Mike McDonald, an Oakland, California–based builder, faced a common problem for Bay Area homeowners: an aesthetically pleasing,...
Creative Minds: Achille Castiglioni
Achille Castiglioni (1918 - 2002) was one of the most renowned industrial designers in post-war Italy.
Q&A with Autograph Creative Directors
Donerik Dela Cruz and Aaron Pou describe their business as a “design start-up in challenging times,” but since launching...
Re:Vision Dallas Winners
With plans to turn a massive downtown Dallas parking lot into an exemplar of green design, Re:Vision Dallas announced last week...
5 Light-Filled Spaces That Use Glass Blocks Creatively
Glass blocks—the old-school square blocks of translucent glass found in many buildings constructed from the 1940s through the...
10 Prefabricated or Modular Structures That Use Plywood in Creative Ways
Lightweight, affordable, and flexible, plywood has all the warmth of wood, while being perfect for prefab and modular...
Ford + Ching Comes to Oakland
It’s been a busy few months for Willard Ford and Andrea Ching.
8 Tiny Sheds and Studios Used as Home Offices or Creative Retreats
These days, sheds and backyard studios are no longer just places to store gardening tools or holiday decorations, but they're...
Oakland Aesthetics
Perfectly content in San Francisco, the Pfeiffers couldn't help falling in love with a charming mid-century house, across the Bay...
A Creative Agency with a Modern, Open Workspace
A Vancouver design studio created in collaboration with Battersby Howat Architects.
Lindlund is a Creative Ruler that Oozes Lagom
Lindlund is a beautiful new analog ruler designed by Swedes for the digital age.