The Fairest of Them All

New York’s annual International Contemporary Furniture Fair never fails to delight, with furnishings from California designers that stood out among the world’s best. By Lydia Lee   SHAPE SHIFTING  Else>>>

Vita-Nova Studios makes a very big impact with a lot of tiny tile

I remember, very vividly, being completely blown away by my courses in Western Civilization.   Else>>>

Graphic Goodness from Emilia Ceramics

Chevron, zigzag, whatever you call the pattern, it's been quite the decorating trend over the past year. But while the high-contrast, high impact style is the best kind of graphic good, you've got to use it somewhat sparingly to avoid causing a seizure.  Else>>>

Gulf Coast Fundraisers Around the Web

It's been over two months since an explosion occurred on oil rig Deepwater Horizon, and still gushes of crude continue to leak into the Gulf of Mexico as a result.  Else>>>

Material Genius

Innovation, technology and designers come together to create some seriously stunning results.  Else>>>

The Perfect Gray, Courtesy of Sonoma's Farmhouse Inn

Ever been to the Farmhouse Inn in Sonoma's Russian River Valley? If yes, I'm sure you're already planning your return.  Else>>>

Weekly Web Round Up!

Our weekly round up of what our design friends on the web are reporting on.  Else>>>

Design Datebook: June 26–27

What events not to miss this weekend, from sales to exhibitions to open houses.  Else>>>

East Bay Date Itinerary: Art, Food, Ice Cream, Booze

I would be happy to go on a date like this.  Its simple and unfussy.  Else>>>

Geometry Class

Who knew that all those triangles could be so much fun? Here are a few ways to incorporate geometry into your life sans any baffling equations.   People will be asking for folding directions in this stunning dress from Sandra Backlund.    Else>>>


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