Correspondence these days is typically relegated to the holidays. Christmas cards, thank you notes, New Year’s updates – it all gets squashed into a period of a few weeks, then promptly disappears until next year.

  Tomorrow is the official start of spring, and with it comes gardening season.

The French designer known for his innovative designs of, well, everything, Philippe Starck has now set his creative sights on sustainable energy production.

Like Randy Newman before me, I'm not shy about professing my love for LA.

Here's a sad one: Big Pagoda, the Oakland-based, Asian-inspired furniture store will soon be shutting its doors.

There’s no need to choose between looking at good design or enjoying fine wine when headed to Sonoma County this spring.

Sunday morning marked the debut of Target's newest designer line, a collaboration on home decor and clothing with esteemed British fashion house Liberty of London.

My dream house is located on Sarah Road in Mill Valley.

What is the point of a tea towel, exactly? If you've got to wipe something up, wouldn't it make sense to use something that's actually absorbent, like a dish towel? I've always been perplexed by this, and therefore my home remains decidedly tea towel–free.

  Rob Forbes, founder of Design Within Reach, helped spur a widespread passion for beautiful, functional furniture. Now he's hoping to inspire the same enthusiasm for bicycles with his brand new company, Public Bikes.


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