June 20, 2012
Forthwith, my list of the most useful kitchen implements, for general consumership and approval: #1: chef’s knife (of course); #2: flexible spatula (what...
February 21, 2012
In mythology, Gaia refers to the Goddess of the Earth. Philosophically, the word refers to a complex idea about how the living and nonliving components of the...
January 05, 2012
On a day when I went out of my way to return the empty CSA co-op boxes and egg cartons that have been in my car for about a month,
August 18, 2011
Work & Design
in order to produce one-of-a-kind objects that feature unconventional... Full Story
Furniture and lighting designer Rafael Avramovich founded
June 24, 2011
Among the great lists of “two kinds of people,” there’s a particular category on my mind of late: those who do puzzles and those who do not. I’m not...
June 21, 2011
, which is actually made of unwanted books,... Full Story
Designers are getting inventive with their use of old books. Not too long ago we saw Not Tom’s
June 01, 2011
Here’s a mini-lesson in wine: the fine spirit needs to age in barrels, using a rigorous protocol. The craftsman who makes the wooden barrels is known as a...
February 18, 2011
For some inexplicable reason, a lot of table lamps lately—especially “green” ones—are starting to look like little people from other planets. I’m not...