LIFE + STYLE

Places we love: elu

élu San Francisco

By Regina Connell. There is so much bad retail out there, it’s a miracle Amazon and its e-commerce ilk haven’t already taken more than 7% of the retail category in the US. Mainstream in this country retail survives despite itself. … Continue reading

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Design Drama

Lilith Rockett's movingly austere work

By Regina Connell. Getting craft out of the studio, gallery, or art museum and into the home is, for many artisans, the whole point. And a natural ally in this endeavor is the interior designer. Interior designers are, of course, … Continue reading

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The New Luxury: Savoring Summer

Summer in San Francisco

By Regina Connell. Ahhh summer. With the thwack and crack of balls on Wimbledon’s center court, I feel we’re finally, definitively in it. A lot of people absolutely adore summer. They love the time, the weather, the being outdoors…but I … Continue reading

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Profile: Leather Works Minnesota

Kent’s Sewing Machine

By Anna Hoeschen. All photos by Caitlin Cooreman. An American flag rests against a white brick wall in the Leather Works Minnesota studio. It keeps watch over the swivel knives and mallets, the sheets of chocolate leather and the metal … Continue reading

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