Category Archives: Design

DIY: Homemade Live Edge Side Tables for $50

For ages I’ve been admiring live edge tables with mid-century modern legs because I love the juxtaposition between organic and natural with modern and industrial. From independent boutiques to large retailers, I’ve seen a solid variety of these tables, but I was always hesitant to … Continue reading

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Laser Engraved Wooden Skate Decks by Magnetic Kitchen

Have you ever tried skate boarding? I cruised around a bit in high school but never got close to being good at it, painting boards for friends and school art shows more than actually riding them. Twenty years later I … Continue reading

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A Tree Just Wants To Be A Tree

Visual artist and Youth filmmaker Max Galassi recently shot a short film of my über talented woodworking brother-in-law Johnny Williams called A Tree Just Wants To Be A Tree. Check it out! “A Tree Just Wants To Be A Tree” – … Continue reading

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Orly Genger at Madison Square Park

In late August I’m going to New York for a wedding and one of the things I’m most excited  to see on the trip is the new site-specific art installation by Orly Genger at Madison Square Park, which runs until … Continue reading

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JAW Woodshop Rocky & Baywinkle Chairs

My brother-in-law Johnny is a furniture maker who recently completed the prestigious woodworking program at the College of the Redwoods in Fort Bragg (he also used to write the column Woodwise for Apartment Therapy). As his final project he designed … Continue reading

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