21 Obsolete Household Items That We All Had 10 Years Ago
It would be an understatement to say that the world looks a lot different than it did a decade ago. Running into people on the sidewalk who are glued to their smartphones is proof, as is a quick glance around folks' homes. Those smartphones mean that ...
May 4, 2015
From summer family heirloom to year-round home
The custom kitchen sits at the front of the home's main section and includes Amish-built cabinets and shelving units, light granite countertops and stainless-steel appliances. A sunroom and master bedroom suite are on either side of the home's central ...
May 21, 2015
After rebuilding from a fire, Balto. Co. home has same roots, different look
Lisa Lockwood likes the view of the staircase to second floor, the foyer, and the grandfather clock, which she special ordered from Wisconsin. She rebuilt the . A buffet and folding side piece sit at the head of the dining table and beside it ...
April 15, 2015
Homeless Kids' Letters To Santa Remind Us Not Everyone Will Have A Happy ...
Not every child will wake up on Dec. 25 to a mound of presents under the Christmas tree. Some won't even wake up with a permanent roof over their head. Youth homelessness in the U.S. has reached unprecedented levels. According to a report released last ...
December 15, 2014
11 Remarkable Holiday Gifts Literally Made From Detroit's Trash And ...
Some people look at the thousands of abandoned, crumbling homes in Detroit and see ruin and despair. Others see an opportunity. Most Detroiters are creative by necessity, finding ways to spark big ideas with little fuel. The artisans below have taken ...
December 12, 2014
Historic Swiss Brand Angelus Is Back And Presents The U10 Tourbillon Lumière
Article updated at noon on March 9, 2015 with information and images of the U10 Tourbillon Lumière at the end. I remember well in 1998 when a group of Swiss investors brought two historical English watchmakers' names back from beyond to make modern, ...
March 6, 2015
Apple Watch: the fashion verdict
The watch I am trialling has a “Milanese loop” bracelet strap, a fine-mesh magnetised stainless steel. The watch comes in a 38mm or a Having chosen the size and strap, the next key style decision is which clock face to display. Pharrell Williams ...
April 28, 2015
Local Guitar Pick Company is the Steel Deal
Back in 2003, the Wall Street Journal ran a feature story about all the retro-looking electronics housed in his ... A few years ago, I went in the back room here and made two stainless steel picks and stamped my initials into them. I loved them but they ...
July 1, 2015
Cocoa shop restores vintage gas pumps and more
metal and porcelain signs, neon clocks and other pieces of American nostalgia. Rockledge store owner breathes new life into vintage furniture Past Gas handles the restoration process from start to finish. "We pick it, we paint it, we polish it and we ...
June 27, 2015
Vintage BMT line trains to run in Brooklyn this weekend for 100th anniversary
NYPD: Woman killed when 2 motorcycles crash Hotel workers get $142G average payout Wall Street slave market ... be crammed in," he added. The steel workhorse BMT trains were retired in 1965, replaced by today's stainless steel shell cars with fiberglass ...
June 26, 2015
Neighbourhoods: Three of the Best in Newtown
The casual living spaces are a highlight, with the back wall opening via glass bi-fold doors to a tiled courtyard with a glass-covered roof. The compact kitchen has stainless-steel appliances and a gas cooktop and there is polished hardwood flooring and ...
June 25, 2015
Lorenz’s Static Table Clock: Classic, Elegant and Topple-Proof
Its creator—the prolific and storied industrial designer Richard Sapper—fitted the clock’s rounded stainless-steel body with an iron counterweight. No matter how deliberately you knock it over, Static manages to right itself, returning to its origina ...
This Retro Tube Clock is WINNING
Looking at the clock after it’s already shown you the time is a total ... the common digital and analogue displays we’re so used to seeing. To compliment the retro feel of the display, the electronics are mounted in a sleek housing machined from ...
February 25, 2015
Shinola Installs Vintage-Style City Clocks In Detroit
Detroit’s local watch brand, Shinola, has now gifted ... are mounted either on a pole or wall, and closely resemble the style of Shinola’s future pocket watches. The double-sided clock face encased in stainless steel is more than three feet in diameter ...
March 10, 2014