Jenny at work. Image courtesy of Jenny Harker. Under the Radar: Jenny Hacker.

By Regina Connell. It was designer Steven Miller—no slouch in the taste department—who first showed me the work of Jenny Hacker, a San Francisco-based textile artist. It was a blanket—black on black—with two different textiles fused together, one side organic cotton and the … Continue reading

DxV: Misa Kumabuchi.
Lee & Lou: Olive Oil-Fried Eggs + Labneh.
Lee & Lou: Sunchoke Caponata.

Inspiring: Valuing Repair.

Making it easier to take care

By Regina Connell. One of the more inspiring things to cross my screen was this little piece in Ecouterre. What’s inspiring? That it’s not just maker making more responsibly and consumers thinking about consuming more responsibly but about governments making … Continue reading

Lee & Lou: Fried Eggplant Sandwiches.

Eggplant Sandwiches

By Lee & Lou Havlicek. Lee & Lou Cook. Sooo… See that golden, toasty, savory piece of perfection frying up right there? Melty cheese peeking out, tucked between two slices of crunchy-on-the-outside, creamy-on-the-inside… Eggplant! That’s right, these little Italian guys aren’t your typical … Continue reading

DxV: Misa Kumabuchi.

Beautiful bowls

By Regina Connell. Japan is one of those countries that fascinates, but why, exactly? Is it the zen quiet of the countryside’s traditional ryokans? Is it the craziness of Tokyo’s Akihabara and Harajuku? The love of tradition? The seemingly infinite … Continue reading