Gift Guide: Summer Garden

Self-watering systems, tool cleaning equipment, handmade planters and more

There’s nothing quite like the satisfaction of maintaining a lush jungle at home—whether you have acres of land or a one-room apartment. During the hotter months, it’s especially important to focus on your plants—keeping in mind not to hydrate them after dark (hot, humid nights can lead to fungal development), avoiding repotting during a heatwave or setting up a watering system when you go away …

Syng’s Cell Alpha Speaker Aims to Revolutionize Home Audio Experiences

A high-tech, 3D-printed orb fills space with sound and moves with you

Launching today, Syng‘s Cell Alpha is more than a speaker; it’s part hardware, part software and a high-tech audio product that provides an immersive experience for users whether they are listening to music, podcasts, watching TV or films or playing video games. Thanks to its Triphonic tech (aka three channels), the Cell Alpha floods space with what the brand calls “smart sound.” Within the anatomy …

Interview: Radnor Design Studio Founder, Susan Clark

In collaboration with architect Elizabeth Roberts, the brand presents 4,000 square feet of art and design at 180 East 88th

A designer and facilitator of design, Susan Clark founded Radnor in 2016 as a gallery platform to introduce emerging talent and as a studio to develop well-made collaborative pieces. This retailer-manufacturer hybrid is filtered through Clark’s elevated vision, which brings together elements of art, design and craft. From her Gowanus studio, Clark explores dimensions, materials and prototypes; from the serene showroom that she designed in …