Notes from the Underground
“I used to care about how buildings looked on the outside,” says Malcolm Wells, a charming, self-deprecating man with a bushy...
New from Note Design: 2013
Meet five releases by Note, a Swedish studio known for its whimsical and playful pieces.
Shelter From the Storm
After three years of legal wrangling, a Raleigh couple find peace in their modern dream home.
Escape From New York
It was no exodus, of course, but when Kathleen Triem quit her job at a Manhattan design firm in July 1996, her associates were...
Modern Thank-You Notes
GIGI PRESS, a new Los Angeles–based letterpress company, sent me samples of their work last week, and I love their clean, modern...
City Notes: San Francisco
A very unusual guide book came across my desk last week.
From the Ashes
After a wildfire, a prefab home in California puts resilience first.
Protecting Your Website from Hackers
Hacker is obviously the enemy of website owner.
Field Notes Winter Colors Series
I've had my eye on the handsome little notebooks from Field Notes--a collaboration between Portland, Oregon's Draplin Design...
A Note on Our Expert: Leonard Koren
Leonard Koren has led an enviably desultory life, first dropping out of college to paint murals with a group called the Los...
A Note on Our Expert: Bruce Aidells
Bruce Aidells starting cooking professionally while a graduate student at UC Santa Cruz.
One Family's Winery Aesthetic, From the Roots Up
An Italian family's rich history permeates every detail of this stunning Napa Valley winery.
Some Urban-Friendly Gear from Topo Designs
Topo Designs knows how to create gear for the design-conscious outdoor crowd...
Live from New York
A major market for our furniture, and the headquarters of some of our most important designers, Manhattan has long been Herman...
A Dramatic Cliffside Prefab Steps from the Beach in Australia
With little time to waste, an Australian firm erects an efficient prefab overlooking the ocean.
What to Expect from the 2017 Universal Design Conference
Experts in inclusive design gather in New York.
News From ORGATEC 2016
Hallo aus Köln! Today, we open our stand at the Orgatec furniture fair in Cologne with new designs that complement our existing...
World's First Underground Park One Step Closer to Seeing the Light of Day
With the first city approval of the Lowline, designer James Ramsey's subterranean dream finally gets off the ground.
Leverage Collection—a Kickstarter Campaign from Wander Workshop
Wander Workshop is the Brooklyn-based studio of Mike Boylan and Danielle Pecora.