Jess Chamberlain
Seattle-based contributing editor.

Recent Posts By Jess Chamberlain

It’s hot out. Here’s 3 AC-free ways to stay cool

It’s hot, but the environmentalist in you knows pumping the AC isn’t the answer. Matt Golden, an energy efficiency expert based in Sausalito, California, and CEO of Open Energy Efficiency, gave us tips for keeping cool this summer.

From Instagram to retail: Eric Trine’s success story

Further proof that the freshest designs are being cooked up in restaurants: Eric Trine‘s Octahedron stool.

Our newest ceramic obsession: Mazama Wares

From Portland–the home of craft beer, cider, spirits, coffee, you name it–comes Mazama Wares. The ceramics company’s drinking vessels, from mugs to cocktail tumblers, are each thrown by hand and finished with an unglazed base trim. This year, Mazama Wares debuted the large Crater cappuccino mug (shown above, named after Oregon’s Crater Lake). More into making than drinking? Don’t miss […]

Inspired Space: Glass House by Piano Nobile

When I was a teenager my bedroom had two small skylights, each about one square foot. My sister’s adjacent bedroom had more closet space and a view of the backyard, but I valued my overhead beams of daylight above all else.