An LA design exhibit, a redone Helsinki hotel, and more goings on near and far:
- More evidence that quilts are having a moment: Fabric of a Nation: American Quilt Stories, a new book from the MFA in Boston—and a companion to a forthcoming show at the museum, opening in October.
- Fan is admiring (from afar) Sized: Works for the Home and Life, an exhibit in LA featuring Commune, Tiwa Select, Permanent Collection, and more. On view June 15th-27th.
- We like the gardening wares and aprons from Flora Animalia, all made in California.
- New York’s Tenement Museum’s is working to include Black histories and spaces.
- Margot let us know that Helsinki Central railway station, a landmark of Finnish architecture by Eliel Saarinen (father of Eero), has been redone as a design hotel: Scandic Grand Central.
- 10 ways to maximize storage space in the kitchen.
- A low-water, small-scale, high-spirit garden for an architect.
- Plus: Enter here to win $1,500 from Rejuvenation to upgrade your patio, porch, pantry, or just about anyplace.