You Can Now Buy a Minimalist Toaster, Rice Cooker, and Kettle from Japanese Retailer Muji
Naoto Fukasawa’s new line of kitchen appliances for Muji embodies subtle sophistication.
Construction Diary: A Serene Desert Hideaway Is Part Rental, Part Designer Showcase
Billed as a design retreat, Casa Mami in Pioneertown, California, hosts visitors at the edge of Joshua Tree National Park—then...
A Platform for Living
Setsumasa and Mami Kobayashi’s weekend retreat, two and a half hours northwest of Tokyo, is “an arresting concept,” photographer...
kMix by De'Longhi
This month, kitchen and home appliance company De'Longhi is launching its new kMix breakfast collection.
101 Alternative Energy: On-Demand Hot Water
We don’t keep a kettle boiling on the stove all day for the one moment when we want tea, so why do we keep water heated around...
KettlePot by Biolite
BioLite, the makers of outdoors equipment, are soon to launch a new companion piece to their popular CampStove: the KettlePot.
Dwell Tests: Bialetti Hot Chocolate Pot, Dagoba Hot Chocolate
Coffee gets its percolator and tea has its kettle, but hot chocolate is most often relegated to a mug in the microwave.
This Company Can Design, Build, and Deliver a Sustainable Prefab in Just 12 Weeks
Explore Ecospace Studio's modular buildings that serve a variety of valuable purposes.
Unplug at This Off-Grid Tiny Home in South Australia
Simple materials compose this rentable tiny house nestled in a secret spot in the Adelaide Hills.
Design Democratizer Bobby Berk’s Eureka Moment With a Humble Toaster
For interior designer Bobby Berk, a chance encounter with a toaster in a big-box store changed everything.
Remember, Smart Tech Isn’t Always so Smart
Four of the less-intelligent trends in home automation.
When Was the Last Time You Had a Tech Fail at Home?
Gadgets that promise greater convenience all too often deliver headaches.
Home Swede Home
A Swedish kitchen has a nifty mix of low, high, and custom pieces under designer Mads Odgård.
One Teakettle Wins the Tea-Off
Design competitions are all the rage these days, with the Internet making it easy to gather and disseminate good ideas from...
Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Rob Fissmer of Vitsœ
Rob Fissmer of the furniture company Vitsœ shares his gift ideas.
How a Friendship Between Isamu Noguchi and Saburo Hasegawa Helped Shape Midcentury Design
A new exhibit at San Francisco’s Asian Art Museum tells the story of how two midcentury masters met, and how their shared...
Hatch Cottage
The Hatch Cottage is both a gorgeous example of American modern architecture and a peaceful retreat located in a pristine...
Summer Graze
Can you hear the sound of moo-sic? During summer, the von Trapp family gazes cows and other farm animals on their nordic ski...
New From Umbra Shift
Umbra Shift, the semi-experimental branch of Toronto's Umbra studio, works with awide range of designers to breathe contemporary...
10 Minutes with Michael Graves at the JCP Home Launch
Last week, JCPenney (now known as JCP) launched several collaborative home collections from renowned designers.