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...
Housemouse Doorstop
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...
Sliding House
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...
Massie Produced
Art object or machine for living in Architect William Massie’s personal prefab project takes the mass out of mass customization...
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.
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.
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...