MATTER: OUR NEEDS

I have long held a fascination with objects designed for  “special needs” populations.  Collectively, the range of our special needs is unspeakably large, but several companies are determined to satisfy them, with designs and objects that I find heartening; someone has considered our daily challenges and came up with a 4-foot shoehorn for those who […]

DAYTRIP: MOMA’S PREFAB SHOW

Reminder: MOMA’s show on prefab architecture opens July 20    Larry Sass’ housing for New Orleans design

INSPIRATION: AT THE MOVIES

Interiors in Film What is your favorite cinematic interior? We can’t help but think of the obvious: Woody Allen’s “Interiors.” Apartment Therapy wrote a great post on the same.      

MATTER: GIFT IDEA

Posters If you’ve given up on what to give your favorite design-obsessive friend, family member, or lover, may we suggest a poster from Blue Ant Studio? For the chair-minded:    

DAYTRIP!

Design Field Trips If you are starting to melt in the city or the confines of your perch in the country, here are a few fieldtrips worth taking:   Taliesin West Founded in 1937 by Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona was FLW’s winter home and also a school, up until FLW’s death […]