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Nice work Dwell!


  I have written about Dwell Magazine before.  Michela O’Connor Abrams, the President of Dwell Media, produces what I think is the best magazine focused on homes in their many shapes and forms.  I urge you to get a subscription … Continue reading

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Redemption


Ponder the lowly pallet.  Assembled of pine, it performs its intended role in the shipping trade admirably.  But after a few trips across the country, it is often discarded and ends up being burned or chucked in a landfill.  But … Continue reading

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Which coast is this again?


  My dad, Richard Briggs, grew up on the east coast.  Living in New York City, he took most of his beach vacations in Massachusetts.  Sadly, we didn’t get to take an East Coast beach vacation together before he suddenly … Continue reading

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Celebrate your local makers!


The folks pictured above work at Seattle’s best bike shop, R&E Cycles.  Dan Towle has owned Rodriguez Bicycles (R+E Cycles) since 1993.  Dan and his crew have been making amazing bikes on the “Ave” in Seattle for decades.  I thought of Dan … Continue reading

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A classic American success story


Every once in a while I meet an American craftsman whose story I just feel compelled to tell.  David Stine is one of those craftsman.  Last June I was honored to be invited to appear on a panel about American made … Continue reading

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Please send me a new couch!


We finished our basement about eight years ago, and one of our big purchases was a huge sectional couch we could sit on to watch T.V.  At the time I bought it, I was not nearly as concerned about buying … Continue reading

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I’d forget my head if it wasn’t screwed on!


I did a post on Dania’s sale the other day and thankfully my friend Theresa Schneider of McKinnon Furniture reminded me that we are in the middle of McKinnon Spring Sale.  I am featuring McKinnon in my soon to be … Continue reading

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