Josef Frank’s textiles, furniture, architecture, and interior design seem to believe that total happiness is possible. But was there darkness in all that ornament?
Sara and Juan’s 700 sf, floor-through brownstone apartment sparkles with colors and textures picked up abroad, and with both their own and their friends’ art and handmade furniture.
That dark, zany maximalism you’re seeing everywhere these days? It's Chaos Magic. And I’ve got 10 witch-approved steps for you to reclaim your power and add a little healing magic your house.
Fertilizing can be complicated, especially for anyone (ahem, me) who slept through chemistry. Fear not, I answered your most pressing questions, minimum-jargon guarantee.
Ever since I started following the prolific Marian McEvoy on Instagram, I’ve obsessed over finding a way to replicate her process of collaging pressed flowers in frames. I ended up with a simple DIY to keep the flowers looking fresh all winter (and longer).
“The alchemy of things explores interior spaces at the edges of the decoratively possible,” McCartney writes. Her exploration of eighteen homes bring the reader inside spaces that have been worked and re-worked, styled and curated over many years to culminate in what one of the homeowners describes as a diary – a catalog of personal obsessions and eccentricities.
Believe it or not, there is definitely such thing as too much water, and you’re probably doing it. Overwatering (or underwatering) is by far the most common houseplant-killer, and also one of the easiest to recover from.
From work, to grocery store, to meal prep, to table, I barely have time to answer the buzzer at weeknight dinner parties, let alone set the table. But after a few hundred of these, I’ve found a few things that I can do to focus on my friends rather than stressing over settings.
The best designers don’t follow trends, they make them. From the 1910’s through today, designers like Syrie Maugham, Billy Baldwin, and Verner Panton have defined their era’s design sensibilities, pushing style ever forward.
Leticia Wouk-Almino and Beom Jun Kim met at Yale in 2008 — since then they’ve gotten married, started work in different architecture firms, become professors, and most recently started waks.works - a line of ceramics and drawings, with some forays into furniture.
The first time I saw Franco Albini's Veliero Bookcase was a sort of turning point for me.