| Aug 1, 2010
| 11:59 AM
When the inside of the house is disastrous — the dining room table piled with laundry, the bathroom tile calling for grout and pet-hair tumbleweeds decorating the family room — picture yourself outside on your patio, iced tea in hand. Like a...
| Feb 11, 2011
| 3:42 PM
Graphic appeal: Verner Panton's 1970 VP Globe looks more than a little sci-fi. $2,405 at Design Within Reach
Absence of Rose wallpaper by punk couturier Vivienne Westwood for Cole & Son adds ‘70s disco glamour. To the trade, Lee Jofa, Merchandise...
| Nov 25, 2010
Anyone brave enough to start their own business deserves something special from Santa. Here are some great gifts for the entrepreneur or home office worker that are way nicer than anything their former bosses would have bought them.
| Mar 15, 2012
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Whether it resembles a well-traveled saddle or a buttery smooth burst of cherry red or lime green, leather furniture is classic and strong.
As upholstery, leather lasts four times as long as fabric, according to American Leather....
| Nov 12, 2011
| 10:09 AM
47th Annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals Auto Club Raceway at Pomona 2780 Fairplex Drive Pomona (800) 884-6472 www.nhra.com t's JUDGEMENT DAY at the 47th Annual Automobile Club of Southern California NHRA Finals in...
| Oct 11, 2008
After a long emphasis on designer furniture, Design Within Reach has launched Tools for Living, a 1,500-square-foot store adjacent to the Santa Monica DWR with about 900 accessories for the home and office. Tools for Living will focus on "finding...
| Jan 10, 2009
Danish designer Jens Risom's first foray into creating furniture for modern American homes was the 666 WSP, an instantly recognizable World War II-era chair with a beech frame and webbing made from parachute straps. Later, in 1949, designing for the...
| Jun 26, 2008
When it first appeared in 2000, Philippe Starck's Bubble Club seemed a strange hybrid: a 21st century plastic seat with the roll arms of a 19th century chair. Now, with the advent of Minimalist Baroque styling in home decor, it makes real sense. Until...
| Jan 10, 2009
Thwart Design’s Rob Price, who has gained a cult following for parodies of Design Within Reach, does take some things seriously. For space-starved traditionalists and modern ironists, his grandfather clock is a fresh take on the classic timepiece....
| Sep 26, 2007
SAN FRANCISCO -- Electrobike calls it the world's fastest hair dryer, but its Pi electric bicycle isn't even in the same league. It has half the wattage of a Conair -- just 750 watts, or about 1 horsepower.
That's the federally mandated limit for an...
| Jun 13, 2009
The situation: Bonnie and Michael Kelly needed extra space for their son and daughter to do homework and hang out with friends.
The problem: To hire an architect and build the kind of addition that the Agoura Hills couple wanted would have cost six...