A well-seasoned cast iron skillet is a thing of beauty, and environmentally-friendly at that: no Teflon coatings, no chemical cleansers. It’s simple, and this video from Design*Sponge is simple too – ten seconds to clean your cast iron pan with…

2014: 23 New Neutrals From Benjamin Moore

Banish the beige, mmmkay? Benjamin Moore just released their 2014 palette of color trends that they’re calling “the ‘new’ neutral palette,” derived from trends they’ve observed both in the sphere of home furnishings as well as across broader industries, then…

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,…

Cool series from Apartment Therapy – interviewing ten UK up-and-comers from the design world. In this one, Alice Edgerly of the design and architecture collective Assemble speaks to the sold-out crowd.

hawahawa corgis

We love corgis. We love design. Which means, naturally, we love these cardigan welsh corgis rendered by illustrator Julia Christians. Our understanding is that these pieces were a private commission, but they’re too awesome not to share so we’re very…

The contrasts in this haunting yet beautiful video are compelling – artist Javier Pérez presents ballerina Amélie Ségarra en-knife-pointe:

Prehistoric Minimal: Rick Owens

Design that leaves you petrified. Bad pun, we know, we know. Going beyond fashion, Rick Owens has brought his minimalist aesthetic to furnishings – we first saw him experimenting in this medium in 2010, and now he’s furthering his commitment,…

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…

I had a plastic, flowchart-building thing when I was a kid; it came from someone in engineering, who was probably diagramming out serious business of some sort day in and day out, back when I had no idea about logic…