ARCHITECTURE: TINY HOUSE

If you’re feeling cramped, and long for some spatial perspective, you may enjoy a tour of Jay’s home: 100 square feet! Jay runs a company called Tumbleweed Houses.    

HERO/ARCHITECTURE: STOREFRONT FOR ART AND ARCHITECTURE

The facade of the Storefront for Art and Architecture, on Kenmare Street, in New York City, was designed by artist Vito Acconci and architect Steven Holl. Currently under construction, the Storefront has been advancing public dialogue regarding architecture and public spaces since 1982. We’re looking forward to the next incarnation.     

MATTER: WHAT TIME IS IT?

Our friends at Apartment Therapy have pointed out a new item in the Pottery Barn Kids catalog that many adults might covet, as well:  

MATTER; BUNDT!

There are all kind of puns with which we could begin this entry; the word “bundt” is rife with wordplay possibilities! Still, we will skip to the heart of the matter: cake.    Though bundt pans might appear outside our purview, good design extends everywhere: cake pans, included.     If we are going to […]

MATTER: BLOCKS REDUX

We can’t help but feature blocks here, once again. We’ve found a company that combines two of our interests: wood blocks and intentional communities, or utopias. The Bruderhof, a communal society founded in Germany, moved to Paraguay, and settled, finally, in North America (on several different sites or “hofs”), make their living with simple wood toys. If you’re interested in […]

Shaker boxes    West Elm boxes If you prefer to make your own, here is one workshop in which you might be interested.