“Do you have a rewards card?” asked Luz, a stout cashier wearing a t-shirt that read “Attention Kmart Shoppers,” as she rang up a single pack of Orbit Sweet Mint gum. “No,” I replied. “Would you like to sign up for one? It only takes a minute,” she pressed. “No, thanks,” I said as the […]
Straddling the border between Switzerland and France, CERN or the European Organization for Nuclear Research is the largest particle physics research complex in the world and home to the most powerful particle accelerator ever built— the Large Hadron Collider. To give you a sense of scale, imagine a circular tunnel with a circumference of roughly […]
Meg Farmer finds human traces of Donald Judd all but erased in the renovation (and museumification) of his house at 101 Spring Street, New York.
Walk through the isles of a pharmacy today and most product labels will have icons that illustrate the integrity of the product, like the rabbit that assures us that the product is cruelty free and not tested on our furry friends. And, the icon of the three green arrows curving towards one another in a […]
Sleeping on a tatami mattress, which could be endlessly repositioned, allowed Justin Zhuang to turn his childhood bedroom into a space of possibilities.
Bryn Smith reflects on the paradox of a now-fashionable hue that we also use to commemorate the first Great War.
Amanda Vallance meets the gal pal of Barbie and Paris Hilton.
Architecture critic Alexandra Lange extolls on Edith Wharton’s fluency as a decorator and architect of the domestic milieu
Katya Mezhibovskaya on the color that puts the world at our fingertips.
Katya Mezhibovskaya considers the 2002 Stephen Daldry film, The Hours, as a study of interiors and interiorities.
Zachary Sachs conjures a (fateful) day in the life of his childhood home on Rockwood Street, Dallas.
Metropolis magazine associate editor Avinash Rajagopal on the most comforting shade of pastel blue known to mankind.
R/GA Executive Creative Director David Womack weighs up survival versus comfort as he assembles a home-away-from-home in his backpack.
Artist Elizabeth Demaray sets out to solve a severe housing shortage among the hermit crab population of North Eastern America.