15 Stylish Home Brands That Are Giving Back for the Holidays

If the slew of corny but bingeable holiday movies have taught us anything, it’s that it is always better to give than receive. Sure, we all want to receive something shiny and new (who doesn’t?); however, it’s also incredibly satisfying to see the look on a loved one’s face when they open a present they […]

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Listen to Episode 76 of Clever: Todd Oldham

In this episode of Clever, Amy and Jaime talks to everyone’s most beloved DIY hero, fashion designer, and creative maverick Todd Oldham. He grew up experimenting at the family craft table and stabbing his sister (volunteer fit model) with pins. A self-described little weirdo, he learned early on to eschew the arbitrary boundaries that society […]

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Hercule: A Monolithic Home That Rises from the Ground like an Iceberg

Hercule is a project that was recently completed by Luxembourg-based architecture practice 2001 in Mondorf-les-bains, the southern part of Luxembourg. Much like an iceberg, the monolithic structure rises from the ground as a rectangular concrete volume that was named after a local hero named John “Hercule” Gruen. The design of the home works with the […]

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The Best of 2018 Design Miami/

Once again, we headed down to Miami Beach to see what this year’s Design Miami/ had to offer. The show always exhibits a well curated collection of artists, designers, and galleries that bring a mix of work from the up-and-coming to the well-established and everything in between. While there were many favorites, we narrowed it […]

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A Close-Up with the BMW Vision iNEXT

The 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show was marred by a surprising downpour of rain, but nevertheless, the exhibition left a warm impression with the unveiling of the BMW Vision iNEXT. On display in a private venue, parked in an industrial section of Downtown Los Angeles, we were given an opportunity to tour the vehicle in […]

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A Commonplace for Everyday Modern Objects

It’s funny where life can take you. Before opening his store Commonplace in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and establishing his in-house brand of home goods This That, Zach Peterson was a compliance analyst at a law firm who had minimal retail experience. In 2016, he took his online only shop that launched only two years prior and […]

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