Archives for the Date August 20th, 2010

Kuma Organic Pillow Trompe l’oeil

Looking for some eco-friendly pillows that don’t look like they’re made from hemp? These sophisticated throw pillows from Areaware are just the thing! Designed by Ross Menuez and hand silk-screened on organic cotton canvas cover, they come in beau…

Sizzling Spicy Rib Eye Steaks

From Recipes

Blake and I must have had the exact same idea. Since I have rib eye steaks so rarely, I usually just opt for a simple coating of salt and pepper, but after finding a good …

Woodstock Farm

Excerpted from the Checker Board Foundation’s film series on famous architects and their life’s work, this footage shows one of Rick Joy architects recent projects a residence located in Woodstock, Vermont.previously

Dwelle’s Super Minimalist Prefabs Make Small Living Swell

UK-based Dwelle has unveiled a brilliant set of prefabs that illustrate how small living is the new way to live big. With a tiny footprint (the bigger of the two is 253 sq. feet), understated modern design, and sustainable features like insulation mad…

Bulthaup’s painfully beautiful “tool cabinet” for kitchens

I live in a converted sweatshop with two dogs, and it is a lot less cool and lot more rough than you think. One particular sore spot is my “kitchen,” a pathetic and cobbled-together assortment of cast-off drawers, cabinets and surfaces mostly made ou…

Problems with Tiny Homes

Following is a guest post by one of my readers.
Approximately an eon ago, I sent an email to Kent saying I think the issue of where to site a tinyhouse needs more discussion. Apparently he’s a genuine time management ninja, because he threw the ball…