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The timeless appeal of crystal is a story of dichotomy, where sharp meets soft, fragile ...

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Shibori Dyeing

Kaleidoscopic stars, rippling lines and blossoming circles are a few signature motifs ...

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The Zero Waste Home

I live in the beautiful city of Vancouver, Canada. Surrounded by rainforest, mountains, ocean ...

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Indigo Dyeing

The ethereal spectrum of indigo is akin to the sky; wisps of pale blues descend into a pitch ...

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Shaker Style Design

Amidst a history of furniture design that exalted form and decoration, from the opulent ...

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Part of what makes us human is our desire to create, to see in raw materials something ...

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Bind Your Own Book

“Books are part of our DNA, we have an ancient relationship to them,” says Leon Johnson ...

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Jens Risom

Born in Copenhagen in 1916, Jens Risom (pr. yenns REE-sum) created some of the most ...

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Art of the Brunch

Breakfast is pretty much everything. It’s the intention to start a new day. It’s the body’s ...

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Beginner’s Guide to Tea

Southerners serve it sweet and iced. The Japanese whisk it. The Brits guzzle it ...

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On Collecting

On a rubbed red tray that sits atop the bureau in my mother’s bedroom there is a collection ...

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Ettore Sottsass

A conversation on post-modernism can only go so long before mentioning the work of ...

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Favorite Reads of 2014

As the year wraps up, we hope you enjoy some of the most popular Field Notes of 2014, from ...

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Despite its highfalutin reputation, Cognac is actually a very drinkable spirit with a long ...

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Holiday Hosting

With endless parties to host and attend, the holiday season is not the most relaxing of ...

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