Jess Chamberlain
Seattle-based contributing editor.

Recent Posts By Jess Chamberlain

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.

2015 Calendars We Love

Yep, it’s 2015, and oops, your December calendar image doesn’t turn-page into January. You meant to spend sometime personalizing a calendar with your family photos on Artifact Uprising or something as holiday gifts…but then, well, the holidays happened. Maybe next year. This year, get yourself a Mountain Life calendar ($20) by Handle With Care. Images by Seattle-based photographers Julia and Yuriy Manchik feature Montana and Canada […]

Project We Love: Wild Times by Susan Robb

When you have a friend hiking the Pacific Crest Trail—those 2650 miles from the Mexico-California border to the Washington-Canada border that cross 26 national forests, seven national parks, five state parks, and three national monuments—you assume their email account will be dormant for six months and they’ll be fairly impossible to reach, but you look forward to hearing all about their […]