Who’s Doing the Tangerine Tango?

January 9, 2012








Alexia Michel de Chabannes weaves foam rubber tubes for Goom Chair.

So you may have already heard that Tangerine Tango has been singled out as the 2012 color of the year–the one color expected in the next 12 months … Read More…

Giving You the Bird

November 24, 2011








Artist, Teresa Fasolino’s Vegetarian Turkey.

I love Thanksgiving. It’s one of my favorite holidays. No gifts, just great food in celebration of gratitude and abundance shared with family and friends. Vegetarians notwithstanding, I know the turkey is pretty central, not Read More…

An Urban Garden Cocktail Party

August 25, 2011








Photo: Robin Plaskoff Horton

In 2006, Chicago resident LaManda Joy and her husband Peter purchased “a yard with a house attached to it.” The couple explain that they did this “for the sole, myopic, obsessive purpose of growing a … Read More…

Couch Potatoes? Indoor Urban Farm Seating

July 1, 2011








Photos by Pia Wustenberg

In response her observation of increased global urbanisation and our collective reliance on foreign food sources, with IndoorFarming, London designer Pia Wustenberg explores the practical and emotional consequences of furniture that grows food.







Couch Potato?
Part … Read More…

The Design Therapist Is Here to Help

June 15, 2011








Apartment Therapy’s Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan speaking at ABC Home in New York City.

“Home is a path, not a place” was the mantra at Apartment Therapy’s recent Design Evening in New York. “Home is something you do, not something you … Read More…

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