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…

More Urban Garden Ideas From the Golden State

March 29, 2011

As I peered through the cut out of a beautiful metal screen into landscape architect Jeffrey Gordon Smith’s award-winning installation, Pi r Squared, for the San Francisco Flower and Garden Show, I definitely felt this designer’s invitation to Get Your Green Read More…

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