October 11, 2013 There are a whole slew of mind games that label designers use to get us to think better of their wines without ever tasting a sip. Want to add 10 bucks to the price of a bottle? Class it up with some gold stamping on that label. An insider spills the industry's secrets in a gorgeous photo book.
July 2, 2013 For decades, millions of refugees around the world have lived in canvas tents. But those tents are hot during the day, cold at night, and afford little privacy. Ikea and the U.N. refugee agency are working to provide a durable and innovative alternative. Testing on the units begins this month in Ethiopia.
April 2, 2013 A Dutch design studio is building furniture that is built from a person's unique DNA profile. The process takes genetic profiles, maps them with 3-D imaging and constructs pieces of furniture.
October 2, 2012 A lavish new book explores the essence of one of cinema's most enduring brands as defined by Bond posters from around the globe and across the decades.
September 20, 2012 What are scuppernongs? Scout's meal in To Kill a Mockingbird is just one of many re-created and captured by Dinah Fried.
July 26, 2012 Trophy kitchens rule the real estate market, but fewer of us than ever actually cook, or need granite counters and Viking ranges. It's more about the look than the practicality, one realtor admits.
June 29, 2011 Inspired by the aroma of his beloved New York Times, the late artist Tobias Wong left behind plans for a fragrance inspired by its olfactory combo of newsprint and black ink. Some friends help his dream become a reality: a candle, "The Times Of New York."
January 24, 2011 A team of Dutch artists explores traditional carpet motifs but lets the unusual materials dictate the design. The temporary constructions are made to be photographed or exhibited, not walked on, and are never glued in place.