Made in the West

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 […]

A vintage chicken coop with a ‘chunnel’

Between its Victorian corbels and dormers, this Bay Area chicken coop is not only unique, but a nod back to 19th century design.

No, that wasn’t really Esalen in the “Mad Men” finale

Don’t worry, we won’t let slip any serious spoilers—the episode did only air on Sunday—but if you have watched it, here are a few links you might want to check out. (And if the show is still waiting on your DVR, well, get to it already!)

4 cozy treehouse getaways

There’s a certain Neverland allure between nature lovers and treehouses. Maybe it’s the idea of sleeping tucked beneath a canopy, or a means of re-living an unquenched childhood dream.