Knife Shopping and Storage: Advice From a Kitchen Guru

Ask any professional chef to name the most important tool in a kitchen, and the response will usually be the same: good knives. That sentiment is echoed by Lisa Cannelora, a professional kitchen designer who operates Cucina di Cannelora in Alameda, California. As a former restaurant chef, Cannelora understands her knives. And with the holiday … Continue reading Knife Shopping and Storage: Advice From a Kitchen Guru

Go for a Greenhouse Impact With an Exotic Conservatory

A normal home conservatory is a greenhouse or sunroom with three walls and a ceiling made of glass or any other translucent material. Conservatories were popular add-ons to the grand houses of the English aristocracy in the 19th century. They were originally developed to allow individuals to nurture warm-climate plants, such as citrus, in chilly … Continue reading Go for a Greenhouse Impact With an Exotic Conservatory

Architecture for Dogs Unleashes Designers' Creativity

Most dogs live inside with their guardians, amid design that might match your household’s lifestyle but may not always reflect the dog’s tastes. So Japanese designer Kenya Hara, Muji’s design manager, introduced an obstacle to 12 architects and designers: design architecture particularly for dogs — and also particular breeds of dogs. The result is Architecture … Continue reading Architecture for Dogs Unleashes Designers' Creativity