The Birds and The Beavers
Connecticut birders happily swap their waterlogged Wellies and foggy field glass for the Wesleyan student–designed SplitFrame, a...
Leave it to Beavers
It’s not unusual for New Yorkers to have problems with their neighbors; after all, many a co-op brawl has started over a little...
Little Bird Swing
I was on North Haven Island, Maine recently to report a story for the July/August issue of the magazine, and I went to visit a...
Angela Adams and The Birds and The Bees
Angela Adams is largely known for her bold textile design, but more recently she's expanded her line to include clean-edged...
Bungee Bird Feeder
Summer is a great time for bungee jumping.
Design Classic: Eames House Bird
The small decorative black bird is considered one of the most famous Eames pieces, even though it wasn't designed by Eames at all.
Bird Calls from Sweet Bella
The design world, like Tippi Hedren, pecked on all sides, has fallen prey to the birds.
Great Speeches in Architectural History: The Floo Floo Bird
President Obama's inaugural address yesterday sent me running for William Safire's splendid compendium of great speeches (he used...
A Barbershop That’s a Cut Above
Birds Barbershop is an Austin mainstay, offering beer, music, and arcade games in addition to affordable cuts.
The Make Lounge
Encouraging busy beavers to "meet people and make stuff," The Make Lounge in London is a contemporary craft school meets social...
A Two-Part Landscaping Renovation in San Francisco
In an unusual collaboration among birds, wind, and one of San Francisco’s leading landscape architects, a California designer has...
Where the Sidewalk Ends
After taking on San Francisco City Hall, architect Jane Martin helped spawn a movement that has rendered the city’s sidewalks...
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...
A Few Words with Lars: An Interview on Beller
Today we sit down with Lars Fjetland. He is the designer and owner of Beller (a recent addition to Austere).
Houston, We've Solved a Problem
A bird flying over Houston, Texas, sees only a sprawling canopy of trees.
New from Nori Morimoto
Wind whispering through pines, birds serenading their young, and endless snowfall drifts courting banks of streams: these Vermont...
ID Visit's RISD's Natural Habitat
When I think of biomimicry—a smart, sustainable approach to design that mimics nature's forms and functions—I usually think of...
Nesting Instinct
If I had a fatter wallet, and a big, spreading tree in my backyard (if, indeed, I had a backyard), I would most certainly covet...
Airbnb Launches Every Traveler Deserves a Home
San Francisco–based Airbnb provides a unique hospitality experience for worldly and local travelers alike that allow them to...