Furniture and product shows like the upcoming ICFF teach some useful and unexpected lessons in buying products for your home.
Following in the steps of Monty Python, the art collective Kreativiteket installed a “silly walk” traffic sign in the village of Ørje, Norway with the Mayor's blessing. THAT'S one forward-thinking city! The sign really does incite and liberate people to silly walk, fun to do AND to watch, a complete, inspired surprise.Read More 4.24.14 | 6:00pm
This kitchen is so stylish and inviting, we're wondering if it's in process and unfinished OR if it's purposely as is. We've cooked in many a kitchen outfitted this way, with great pleasure, in part due to the constraints it imposes.
At The DISH, we read part of an interview with the poet Christian Wiman, whose work often grapples with doubt and death. He turned his attention to joy and asked: Can one really just decide to be more joyful, though? Then he answered his very compelling question.
We love this face of crochet bits that is peaking through the fence, that we think were done by Isabel Rower, who tends to embellish whatever is at hand. And as soon as we posted ...
Must Read for anyone looking for a new mattress: Jason Kottke's Busting the Mattress Racket before. He tested out the inexpensive mattresses of two companies who are turning the mattress industry on its head, and found them to be as good as the expensive "deluxe" brands.
As we turn our attention to getting our patio ready for hanging out, we're inspired by this charming image we found on From Moon to Moon of a Moroccan-style garden ladened with brightly colored rugs. The rugs define and soften the space, and create an outdoor "room", perfect for hanging out with friends. Creative use of colorful textiles, Moroccan-style, is a great strategy.
Japanese-born photographer Shin Yahiro superimposes images of the 2011 tsunami disaster over photos of the subsequent recovery and rebuild in the Tōhoku region. The images have a curious effect in our view of disasters.
Despite recent technical difficulties, we're still posting away. Dig this big fat miracle of improvisation (or magic) from our friend Fast Forward.
Great Things to People's 3D pottery printer is not directly digital at all, but a fabulous rig that allows them to "work in the translation of computational logics and automations process in the material world" to make make their beautifully organic, assymetrical pottery.