Garde

Our interview with the founder of LA's new home design and accessories shop

With a style owner Scotti Sitz describes as “modern natural,” the new Los Angeles boutique Garde inhabits a tranquil and airy space stocked with eclectic handmade items. Summoning her years of experience in fashion and interior design, Stitz filled the richly textured, light-filled shop with merchandise highlighted by carefully selected furnishings like hand-crocheted collars by Nathalie Costes, 2550º Candles and jewelry by Naomi Maslon arranged …

Happy Homes

Makers of the Nest Learning Thermostat look at design in a new way

Advertorial content: Nest, maker of the Nest Learning Thermostat, has only just begun implementing their larger vision of creating happy homes. By reinventing a nondescript household necessity to make it a beautiful centerpiece of the home, Nest stands out by looking at the home—and the world in general—with new eyes. To celebrate this outlook, today Nest launched a new campaign video called Happy Homes, which …

Tiny World Terrariums

Create your own miniature world full of beautiful flora and fake fauna with this step-by-step guide

From their Victorian-era genesis to waves of popularity in the ’70s and in recent years, terrariums have taken on a variety of mossy forms. Leading their most recent charge was the uniquely charming, Brooklyn-based Twig Terrariums, whose uncanny ability to build miniature worlds complete with perfectly manicured landscapes and quirky characters breathed new life into the household standby. Twig creators Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow …