Going On Now: Detroit Design Festival

Going On Now: Detroit Design Festival

Running September 22-26 this year, the Detroit Design Festival is North America’s festival of independent design. Concentrated in Detroit’s Creative Corridor with events and installations throughout the city, DDF showcases cutting-edge Detroit design, including maker workshops, a design village, lectures…

Beirut, 1920: Flashback Friday

Here’s a #fbf for you – video of Beirut, Lebanon, in 1920.

Detroit: The Heidelberg Certainty Principle

All the cool kids want to revitalize Detroit right now but it’s worth taking note of this project, which started 28 YEARS AGO. That’s before most of you upstart urban gardenistas were born. Tyree Guyton, an artist, started with one…

Spicy Cocktails: Bourbon and Branch SF

Spicy Cocktails: Bourbon and Branch SF

It’s starting to turn just a bit wintry in our part of the hemisphere, and our thoughts are turning to craft cocktails with a little bit of spice. Not the ever-contrived generic “pumpkin spice” that’s in everything right now, please,…

Belgrade: Reclamation

Belgrade: Reclamation

Derelicte! Crumbling facades, Eastern European architecture – what more can you ask for when in search of a modern industrial renaissance? Belgrade’s got all of that, now livened up with a bohemian touch of color and innovative aesthetic. Destinations like the…