- March 8, 2004
- Needle Work
If your winter feel-better routine has run out of juice, let a needle-wielding grad student at the Pacific College Acupuncture Center recharge your Chi, or natural energy, by giving it a little poke.
- March 1, 2004
- Modernist Movement
The work of George Nelson—design chief at Herman Miller during the firm’s fifties Eames-era glory days—quickly landed in the modernist canon. In the retro-mod boom of recent years, a remarkable number of his light fixtures and furniture, and especially his colorful wall clocks, have been reissued, though at decidedly millennial prices.
- February 23, 2004
- Hide 'n' Chic
owhide rugs can sex up almost any interior, from a rustic Jackson Hole hideaway to a Richard Meier modernist wonder.
- February 2, 2004
- Have a Seat
“Design classic” is an overworked phrase, but it’s just right for the Emeco Model 1006.
- January 19, 2004
- Clutch Hits
Lu Hopkins found inspiration in Latin cocktail-club culture when designing her groovy Minium Make clutches.
- January 5, 2004
- Get Fleeced
Ugg boots—those puffy perennials from down Under that suddenly appeared this winter on every fashionista’s feet—may be sold out through spring, but you can still traipse through winter in Sherpa style.
- November 22, 2003
- Book Notes
You already dress in black; why not make one concession to brightness and ditch your drab Moleskine journal for an Ex Libris Anonymous book?
- December 15, 2003
- Soft Colors
Bright colors are a surefire antidote for bleak indoor winter days. These feather-filled throw pillows from Ikea (also available in blue) provide some zing for your living room and some comfort for your wind-buffeted head.
- December 8, 2003
- Get Snappy
Fnding a gift for your office Secret Santa mate, your dog walker, or anyone else you don’t know so well (but have to buy something for) can be almost as stressful as traveling home during the holiday rush.
- December 1, 2003
- Super Bowl
In the kitchens of budget-conscious twenty-somethings, cereal bowls often get pressed into duty for soup and ice cream. Paying for dedicated dishes seems silly when one good bowl does the trick.