Lee & Lou: Pumpkin Ginger Cheesecake Lee & Lou: Pumpkin Ginger Cheesecake.

By Lee & Lou Havlicek. Lee & Lou Cook. Our holiday cheesecake is not too sweet and has all the right warm holiday flavors: ginger, vanilla, maple, pecan, and pumpkin. In order to get the best, most delicious versions of these though, … Continue reading

Space Makes Place: Conde House.
Lee & Lou: Fried Eggplant Sandwiches.
Lee & Lou: Fall Olive Oil Cake.

Space Makes Place: Conde House.


By Regina Connell. Typically, we think of Japanese companies as either gargantuan industrial corporations or very small enterprises. The giants are the likes of Sony, Uniqlo, Toyota. On the micro side of the ledger, we think of Japanese artisans and craftsmen, laboring in clay, … Continue reading

DxV: David Wiseman.

Unique Collage Column table in bronze with porcelain Cherry blossoms and glass top. Designed and made by David Wiseman, USA, 2014.

By Regina Connell. Simply put, David Wiseman makes utterly unforgettable work that straddles the line between art, craft, and design. He’s one of the few true modern artisans out there, someone who combines ancient skills, techniques, and sensibilities with a … Continue reading

Inspiring: The Enduring Art of Reading.

Books are not dead

By Regina Connell. Does the book have a future? All the froth says no. Even our grumpy, romantic tense of fatalism says no. But a lot of data says yes: there is something profound and human about the book. Less … Continue reading