Made in the West

Shop local: Maker markets in the West

A sampling of the locally-made products at the Portland Bazaar, December 11-13, 2015. It’s no secret: Our favorite way to shop for produce is at our local farmers markets. Similarly, our favorite way to shop for gifts is at our local makers markets. What beats something expertly crafted by a designer in your own city? And like those farmers, you can […]

Get the look: 10 Thanksgiving dinnerware ideas

Do you ever see a gorgeous food photo and think, man, I wish I had that bowl? Setting a beautiful Thanksgiving table is partly about the food, partly about what you put it on.

Former Apple engineers launch furniture line

You need a comfortable place to sit while you watch a show on your iPad, tweet about it on your iPhone, and watch the retweets come in on your Apple watch, right? We thought so. And so did former Apple engineers Brad Sewell and Raul Molina.

3 minimalist bathroom accessories you must have

More than half of household falls happen in the bathroom, so products that make this room safer for everyone are a win. But usually they’re ugly. Enter Sabi by Urbio of Oakland, whose new line is practical and attractive. Here are our three favorites.