Prefab: Sustainable and Stylish. Seriously.

The word sounds so, shall we say, cheap and chintzy? It doesn't roll off your tongue and linger on your lips like Chateau Marmont or Fontainbleau. In fact, when I first heard the word prefab back in 2000, trailer park and double-wide sprang to mind. But then I laid my eyes on the Eames House … Continue reading Prefab: Sustainable and Stylish. Seriously.

Hip, Slick and Eco Never Looked So…Molto Bene!

I'm not referring to my favorite pasta dish or sports car, but rather the fabulous modern kitchen designs of the Italian manufacturer, Valcucine. Founded in 1980, they've perfected the art of the sleek, clean and simple space where we cook. But what I find even more commendable is their effort to be green. For almost … Continue reading Hip, Slick and Eco Never Looked So…Molto Bene!