Appliances Chiseled From Marble Are Surprisingly Elegant

Marble isn't the first material you think of when it comes to home appliances. But the Milan-based design house Clique, which presented their its collection at its hometown's design week last month, have turned the staid material into something surprisingly pleasant. Take the Cimmy ultrasonic humidifier—it uses… » 5/05/14 5:20pm 5/05/14 5:20pm

You'd Never Guess These Shelves Are Made From Earthquake Rubble

Mother Nature is lovely, but relentless; more and more, it seems like recovery-mode is standard operating procedure for large swathes of the world. On a small scale, some designers are finding ways to give new life to the damage left behind by natural disasters. Following a 5.9 earthquake that shook northern Italy in… » 1/13/14 1:40pm 1/13/14 1:40pm

How to Clean Everything in Your Kitchen Using Stuff From Your Kitchen

Punxsutawney Phil has deigned us worthy of an early thaw so there's no use procrastinating on your spring cleaning—even if your kitchen is dirtier than a roadside truck stop Blimpie's. Here's how to make your kitchen sparkle using supplies that're already there (or at least should be). » 2/25/13 4:00pm 2/25/13 4:00pm