Most macabre name ever for a restaurant? Bones, in Paris; but we're not deterred. It's where we're heading next time we're in the city (great food and "furiously sceney," according to those in the know).
Far less glamorous than grand pianos, uprights are rarely the choice for making a design statement. But have a look at these 10 examples and you'll see that the humble vertical piano stands ready to strike a pleasingly mysterious and moody note.
Repeat after us: shou sugi ban. Devised as a way to make wood less susceptible to fire and to keep away insects and rot, this longstanding Japanese method involves burning your building materials. The results are long lived and hauntingly beautiful. And the good news is charred wood is now widely available for domestic use.
Commune Design's latest venture for flooring company Exquisite Surfaces takes inspiration from Native American and Scandinavian textile and pottery patterns—and perhaps classic black-and-white comics, too.
Megan Sommerville and Matt Ensner of furniture and lighting company Materia Designs fled Brooklyn a while back and bought a dilapidated 1940s bungalow up north. Here's their story (top three do-it-yourself tips included).
We're readying our rooms for the chill ahead—pulling out woolens, finding a new need for black accents, and allowing moodiness to rule the roost. With Halloween around the bend, join us as we celebrate the witching hour.
This weekend, Larry Cohn of NYC firm Shadow Architects talks to us about reviving a flat on Riverside Drive, a home with a legacy of creativity. He's available for the next 48 hours to answer any and all questions. Ask away!
Our Remodelista Markets are the highlight of our year, our own annual holiday party where we get to meet some of our favorite makers; chat with you, our readers; and shop some of the great finds we have on offer. This year we're thrilled to hold our very first overseas Market in London. Read on for details.