Camper Covers by Alfredo Häberli
Though the East Coast has been in the grip of serious winter weather, we here out west have been pummeled by quite a wet 2010.
Doek Canvas Sneakers: Kiln-fired and Oxen-strong
On the southern island of Kurume, a select group of Japanese artisan shoemakers — part alchemists, part craftspeople — spend...
Greg Lynn Recycled Toy Furniture
Perhaps you have spent your entire life thinking that plastic bath toys were very unsophisticated.
Kickstarter of the Week: EarthBaked Footware
Call us green and groovy, but we were charmed by industrial designer Steve Boynton's idea for this lasts-a-mere-90-days bit of...
Building Green in Santa Monica
At the end of 2000, Tryggvi Thorsteinsson and Erla Dögg Ingjaldsdóttir, Icelandic natives and partners in the Santa Monica–based...
A Compact Home That Literally Pops Up From the Grass
With a green roof that merges with the grassy ground, this family home in Belgium looks like two periscopes rising up from the...
Last weekend I happened into the very fine San Francisco shop ATYS Design and came across this charming doorstop.
Product Spotlight: Another Ceramic Candlestick
Light the way with these charming candlesticks designed by London-based French product designer Marie Dessuant for Another...
9 Ways to Create the Perfect Outdoor Lighting
With the official start of summer just around the corner, we decided to put together an easy-to-follow guide to creating the...
You Can Rent This Small Sicilian Apartment For $94 a Night
This compact apartment on the island of Ortygia in Syracuse, Italy, is a modernist city retreat in the heart of a historic center.
Stylish Sicilian Bedroom
Architect Francesco Moncada's surprisingly modern renovation in Syracuse, Sicily, is home not just to himself, his girlfriend,...
Yellow Owl Cityscape Stamps
I wandered into the Curiosity Shoppe in San Francisco this weekend and was pleased to discover this rather winsome little set of...
Ring Around the Lounger
While the papa-san chair adds little to an interior besides nostalgic references to college crashpads, it's still a comfortable...
If ever there were evidence that architectural innovation knows no limits, the Sliding House by London-based de Rijke, Marsh and...
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...
Art object or machine for living in Architect William Massie’s personal prefab project takes the mass out of mass customization...
Martha Meets Manhattan's Lower East Side
Call it the recession or just plain creativity in the air, but DIY just feels relevant these days.
How to Plan Out a Rec Room in Your Home
The fast pace of 21st-century living can sometimes make kicking back and having fun a challenge, even in your own home.
A Professor and Designer Tests a New Hybrid Material on His Miami Beach Home
Using his Miami Beach home as a laboratory, professor and designer Nick Gelpi tests a material that recasts concrete’s tough...
Play: Electric Slide
A group of Columbia University students have a good time reinventing the playground as a place to harness all that youthful...