emcg017

35 Flips | 14 Magazines | 1 Like | 5 Following | @emcg017 | Keep up with emcg017 on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “emcg017”

Design Case Studies with Altherm Window Systems: Architect Dave Strachan's eco-friendly Auckland renovation

The fifth in our series of Design Case Studies with Altherm Window Systems visits the Auckland family home of architect Dave Strachan (of Strachan …

honeycomb hat for jason

Mar 7 | 3 comments<p>A long while ago, I knit Jason a hat in a simple rib in a charcoal Cascade 220 to match the first scarf I knit him. But it tuns out …

English Muffin Bread

A few years ago I told my friend Sandra that I thought she should be selling toast, that it would be the Next Big Thing. I like to think that I was …

Homemade Nutella Crêpes

This month, we're featuring mouthwatering Nutella recipes , and today Emma from Poires au Chocolat is revealing how to make Nutella crêpes ...

Prepare to Hit the Best Slopes in America With This Winter Powder Guide

There's nothing quite like the feeling of strapping on some skis, jumping on the lift, and taking a deep breath before you barrel down a mountain just a little faster than you're comfortable with. If you're looking for the top slopes in America, this Winter Powder Guide has you covered.<p>This …

A “light” summary of color

Michigan lawmaker reveals she is a rape survivor in powerful testimony against new “rape insurance” law

State Sen. Gretchen Whitmer shared her personal experience of sexual assault to show what’s at stake in this law<p>The Michigan Legislature voted on Wednesday to pass a measure to ban all public and private insurance plans in the state from covering abortion. As Salon has previously noted, the law …

The Work of Boris Pelcer

"I can sense the presence of enclosed spaces within my psyche. A hidden collection of obscure moods & thoughts that I can't quite comprehend. In …

Calvin Seibert's Sandcastles

View Gallery<p>Calvin Seibert, aka Box Builder, creates these cool and crisp architectural studies of archetypal urban planning, exploring classic …

this is hands down my favorite interview from this...

this is hands down my favorite interview from this last tour…long but chock-full of goodness. re-blog it if you watch it and get anything out of …

entirelyreasonable: via Tears. So many...

Tears. So many tears.<p>“Sir Nicholas Winton who organised the rescue and passage to Britain of about 669 mostly Jewish Czechoslovakian children …

aloofshahbanou: oncebittentwiceborn: Take...

Take everything you know and imagine about Freddie Mercury: the iconic British rock star, the philandering partier, the serial maker of …

“Hyperbole and a Half” creator Allie Brosh: “Good comedy has a lot in common with good horror”

The Internet star talks to Salon about her new book, her struggle with depression, and sexism in comedy<p>She may not be a household name (yet), but in more than one corner of the Internet, writer and cartoonist Allie Brosh is a mega-celebrity for her popular Web comic “Hyperbole and a Half,” which …

some of the wickedly beautiful personalities...

some of the wickedly beautiful personalities stuffed into human form at tonight’s secret underground bar/ kickstarter house party in london. wish …

Is stealing sun in the Norwegian town of Rjuken playing with fire?

Artist Martin Andersen's giant mirrors have brought light to a dark town in Norway, but our exact need for the sun is enigmatic<p>A group of almost nervous-looking Norwegians gather to greet the sun. It is rising in silver splendour over the mountains that enfold their little town, casting a pool of …

Our new book: great New Zealand modernist homes

We're so pleased with our new book, <i>Modern: New Zealand Homes from 1938 to 1977</i>, which we've created in conjunction with the kind folks at Random …

Trailer: Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel"

For the hoards of Wes Anderson fans out there (this includes us) who were anticipating the trailer for his upcoming "The Grand Budapest Hotel," you …

Isle of Dogs

FRIDAY SPOTLIGHT: ERIC

View Gallery<p>Every Friday we feature someone old or new, traditional or unconventional, active or not, and so on. This week’s spotlight is on Eric.<p>It …

Breastfeeding won't seem normal until we see more pictures of it

From cliched poses to Facebook bans, society has a problem with realistic images of breastfeeding and postpartum bodies<p>You would have had to have been living in a cave not to have noticed the increased interest in celebrity mums in the media over the last decade. From judgmental and vicious attacks …

Rise and shine: the daily routines of history's most creative minds

Benjamin Franklin spent his mornings naked. Patricia Highsmith ate only bacon and eggs. Marcel Proust breakfasted on opium and croissants. The path to greatness is paved with a thousand tiny rituals (and a fair bit of substance abuse) – but six key rules emerge Daily Rituals by Mason Currey – review<p>…

Material Justice

<i>The making of buildings can be a powerful force to promote social equity and fair trade.</i><p>On Sept. 26, the International Living Future Institute (ILFI), which runs the Living Building Challenge, arguably the construction industry's most rigorous standard, announced a new program -- JUST. A simple …