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Gufram Declares That ‘THE END’ is Here

Gufram Declares That ‘THE END’ is Here

Welcome to the end of the road. THE END BLACK from Gufram laughs in the face of endings as the most recent edition of the ironic epitaph created in 2014 by Italian artists Maurizio Cattelan and Pierpaolo Ferrari. THE END was designed to establish the “end” of the...
The Creative Habits That Make Us

The Creative Habits That Make Us

It’s raining outside. Gray. My dog, Koda, in from a short walk, is thoroughly drying his body all over my couch, writhing around as if his long fur is on fire (if you ever visit you’ll understand why my living room has the curious smell of D.S. & Durga candle and...
A Note from Our Home Office

A Note from Our Home Office

My desk faces east toward Lake Michigan. It would be a stunning view if it weren’t for the half-mile of lofts, college-prep schools, hotels, and mid-rise buildings between here and there. Still, it’s not bad. The desk is a three-piece job, a tabletop built to click...
Emily St. John Mandel on Working Through Chaos

Emily St. John Mandel on Working Through Chaos

There’s a little bit of chaos pervading the office of writer Emily St. John Mandel. When we visit, her Greenwood Heights home is under construction and, space being a complicated issue in Brooklyn, her office room has become a defacto storage room. A couch turned on...
Kim Colin’s 7-Step Guide to Smart Design

Kim Colin’s 7-Step Guide to Smart Design

Seven years ago, when award-winning designers Kim Colin and Sam Hecht of Industrial Facility were designing Locale, a collaborative office furniture system for Herman Miller, they had another idea: tables. “We weren’t asked for tables, but out of that work we were...
Roanne Adams on Branding and Balance

Roanne Adams on Branding and Balance

Silver Lake is full of chic homes owned by chic people, but few in LA can claim a vista like Roanne Adams’ on the Silver Lake reservoir. Inside, I felt like I was in one of Roanne’s Instagram posts—neat and deliberate—but among her many to-do lists and the scattered...