Brass and bronze mixed with black at Bouli Bar add a decidedly glamorous note to San Francisco's Ferry Building, the city's culinary epicenter of sorts thanks to international architecture firm Kallos Turin.
Beyond the Cuisinart: the Swedish Ankarsrum "kitchen assistant" does just about everything, including mix, slice, shred, knead bread, grind meat, and more, via a variety of optional attachments. And it's said to last forever.
Before: "A piece of developer crap with major light challenges" (to quote Oliver Freundlich, who took on the remodel). After: The ultimate Brooklyn apartment for a young couple with a thing for American flags and high brow/low brow mashups.
Christophe Lemaire, a French designer who has worked with some of the greats (Saint Laurent included) and now heads Hermes ready-to-wear department, has been quietly producing his own line of "anti-fashion garments" since 1991. We like his motto: Style before fashion.