Bath & Spa Intrigue
My favorite rooms to design in a home are bathrooms, and spas. I draw inspiration from many different sources.
Dance and Music in Versailles by Joly & Loiret
Dance and Music in Versailles is a minimal space located in Versailles, France, designed by Joly & Loiret.
The Crystal Chair
To build a chair usually does not begin with filling a large glass tank with water, nor does it involve submerging polyester...
ICFF 2012: Axor Bouroullec Line
Today, bathroom fixtures brand Axor celebrated its North American launch of a new collection with renown French designers (and...
Auger & Loizeau's Carnivorous Design
Is furniture animal, vegetable, or mineral? For designers James Auger and Jimmy Loizeau, who are also researchers at the Royal...
Huy Bui’s Brooklyn Loft Is Like a Self-Contained Jungle
It’s hardly a surprise that the Plant-in City cofounder lives surrounded by vegetation.
Corbusier-Approved Paint Deck
I was excited to learn, from this recent New York Times story, that the Swiss company KT Color manufactures a line of paints...
How to Use Crystals in Your Home
For centuries, crystals have been used in homes to ward off negative feelings, encourage prosperity, improve sleep and create...
World's First 3D-Printed House Springs up in Russia in 24hrs
Believed to be the first house printed using mobile 3D printing technology, a 38-square-meter surface structure has sprung up in...
Contest Spotlights Four Innovative Sustainable Building Materials
The first annual Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge heralds four innovative, sustainable building materials.
The Best Oils & Techniques for Finishing Wooden Kitchen Tools
Over the past twenty years of working with wood, I have applied many finishes such as soap, shellac, oil, varnish, lacquer,...
Wundrwatch Sets Its Own Time
Wundrwatch aims to reinvent the concept of traditional timepieces and encourage the user to see time in a completely new light.
A Napa Valley Motor Lodge Reinterprets the Classic Roadside Motel
The Calistoga Motor Lodge and Spa boasts camper van-inspired details, midcentury design, and a spa that draws from geothermal hot...
Cradle to Cradle Product Innovation Challenge Finalists Announced
Out of 144 prospective applicants, 10 have been selected as finalists to move onto the next round for the Cradle to Cradle...
Friday Finds 09.21.12
Posters celebrating bicycles, a Twitter persona straight from the middle ages, a stand-up performance that has us in stitches,...
High-Performace Courtyard House
On a north-sloping site in Palo Alto, CA, the High-Performance Courtyard House is carefully sited and detailed to maximize the...
How to Throw a Great Party in Six Steps
We captured the highlights of a recent party at Laura Gabbert and Andrew Avery's Los Angeles house for our September 2012 story...
6 Marble Alternatives For Your Kitchen Worktops
Bring the sleek, sophisticated look of marble into your kitchen with these cheaper, more durable alternatives.
5 Modern Dishwashers
Dishwashers don’t seem to hold the same cache as some of the more lust-worthy kitchen appliances (looking at you, gas ranges).