Maria Alejandro: Growing Old Is a Blessing
Maria Alejandro, director of senior services at East Harlem’s Union Settlement, inspires us to see what’s beautiful about aging.
Moleskine Detour: Q&A with Maria Sebregondi
Have you ever wanted to peek inside the notebooks of your favorite designers? In The Detour Book: The Moleskine notebook...
Ocean-Inspired Porcelain Designs by Maria Moyer
In essence, wabi-sabi is the Japanese art of finding beauty in imperfection, profoundness in nature and valuing authenticity...
Friday Finds 08.02.13
From a storm detecting app to a ghostly portrait photography series, dark vibes certainly take the lead in this week's roundup of...
A Game-Changing Museum Becomes a New Symbol of UC Davis
Blanketed by a rolling Grand Canopy, the Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art provides an interdisciplinary space for...
Angular Modern Beach House in Florida
Tour the family-friendly, LEED-certified, modern Seagrape House designed by husband-and-wife team Traction Architecture in Anna...
Molding the Modern City
Many of us have taken “professional development” courses, if only to keep up with the pre-teens already coding their own social...
10 Space-Saving Interiors For Multifunctional Living
Given the movement of inhabiting smaller, more modest homes, dedicated rooms and room-specific furniture are becoming more and...
Protect and Conserve
Driven by “an evangelical zeal to save things,” Adam Hills and Maria Speake artfully repurpose landfill-bound materials at their...
Maria Cook and Lance Compa were only looking to kill a sleepy Sunday afternoon when they drove 20 minutes south of their home in...
Textiles in Motion
Sydney-based embroidery designers MaricorMaricar hit our radar screen back in August with a series called Turns of Speech,...
10 Minutes With Piero Lissoni
Italian architect and designer Piero Lissoni spent an evening at the Graye showroom in Los Angeles last week at a gathering to...
'Moving Meshes' at Domaine de Boisbuchet
Mesh and wireframe structures might typically be reserved for the architectural design realm, but Dutch designer Maria Blaisse...
Nendo's Minimalism Meets Ron Arad's Sweeping Curves
The first retrospective of the Japanese studio's work finds a home in Arad's curvilinear museum.
Industrial Designer Ditte Hammerstrøm
Ditte Hammerstrøm is an industrial designer based in Copenhagen, Denmark who has worked with Skitsch, Erik Jorgensen, and limited...
Who Knew a Relaxing Tropical Retreat Could Be Made of Shipping Containers?
This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...
Stay in a Minimalist Villa in the Sicilian Countryside, Complete With Sea Views
With an architectural simplicity that highlights the textures and colors of its raw wood board cladding, this 1,238-square-foot,...
10 Enclosed Porches That Are Put to Good Use
If you're looking to embark on a renovation project, consider the valuable indoor/outdoor space that a porch can offer.
Le Haut Perché Offers Free Shelter For Hikers in the Rustic Countryside of Bordeaux
Studio Weave designed this hiker's shelter in collaboration with the French studio Bruit du Frigo and fabricator Zébra3,...
Brazilian Modernist Lina Bo Bardi Gets Her Due in a New Exhibition
Coinciding with the centennial of her birth, an exhibition dedicated to the egalitarian designs of midcentury modernist Lina Bo...