Eric Sanfiorenzo

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I've lived in America all my life, but a peculiar law could make me an Italian citizen

In March, my father and I will make our first ever pilgrimage to the remote "comune" of Polia. There, my family can trace its history back for generations.<p>Recently, I learned I could use my Italian ancestry to apply for Italian citizenship through Italy's nationality law, which allows "citizenship …

Genealogy

Articles about 5 homes filled vintage furniture finds on Dwell.com - Dwell

With an extensive renovation, a 1960 Albert Frey hotel gets an age-appropriate facelift with lots of vintage appeal.<p>In southwest England, interior designer Kathryn Tyler built her home around her ever-expanding furniture collection.<p>Built by architect William Massie nearly a decade ago for vintage …

Prefab Homes

Hardscaping 101: Steel Factory-Style Windows and Doors

Last week Michelle inspired us with 11 Facades with Factory Windows. The aesthetic harkens back to the greenhouses, factories, and warehouses of the …

Oven-Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic, Olive Oil and Lemon Juice

Now Playing<p>Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas 00:45<p>Rotisserie chicken is the time-saving secret to this mashup of favorites.<p>Now Playing<p>Patriotic Piñata …

Outbuilding of the Week: Portugal’s Casas Na Areia

Are you the kind of person who defines summer by the feel of sand between your toes? In Portugal, an hour south of Lisbon on the Sado River estuary, …

Elegant and Innovative: Opencase Shelving System by Henrybuilt

Known for its award-winning kitchen system, which unite furniture craft with high function and good design, <b>Henrybuilt</b> developed <b>Opencase</b> based on …

Painterly Pottery by a New York City Chef

I first took note of Marité Acosta’s ceramic work when I spotted a trio of her bone-like, white glazed vases arranged with pale Delphinia and olive …

Inside the Most Charming Apartment in Venice

Designed with a sense of drama.<p>Designed with a sense of drama, Matthew White's petite, 950-square-foot Venetian retreat fulfills a fantasy.

Interior Design

Hardscaping 101: Shou Sugi Ban, Charred Wood Siding

Repeat after us: Shou sugi ban. Devised as a way to make wood less susceptible to fire and to keep away insects and rot, this longstanding Japanese …

Tag: Kitchens

Kitchen of the Week: A Hip, Low-Key Kitchen in Topanga Canyon<p>by Annie Quigley<p>Steal This Look: A Courageously Colorful Kitchen for a New York Artist<p>by …

Composting: Are You Obsessed?

Is an obsession with composting a peculiarly male trait? I can’t imagine a woman thinking, “I must go out and cover the compost” when it starts to …

Garden Roundup: Perfect Party Spaces in the City

You can make a party in the city just by hanging out on the stoop. But what if you don’t have a stoop? Maybe you’re lucky enough to actually have a …

MINI Unveils Superleggera Vision Concept

On the eve of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este on Lake Como in Italy, MINI unveiled its Superleggera Vision, the first formal collaboration between the brand that loves to motor and the legendary Italian coach-building firm Touring Superleggera. The open-top, compact two-seater roadster is born …

Roadsters

ICFF 2014: Leather Switch Plates from Canoe

Yesterday I left ICFF and Surtex feeling <b>happy</b>. Happy that after two years of shows that felt thin and full of only large-scale manufacturers we don’t …

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Industrial Style Home Design

• 1 |<p>Quilted covers warm up the six dining chairs in this open plan lounge-diner, where a rustic table on heavy steel legs fits in perfectly with this …

14 Incredible Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

We refuse to cook indoors from now on.<p>Dining al fresco is only half the fun. Whether you're designing your own outdoor kitchen, or just want to get inspired for the future, we've got ideas to suit any decor style. Now add them to your dream house board.

Brilliant Candle Holder Keeps the Flame Burning All Night

There are thousands of candle holders out there, but there probably aren’t any like Odnosvechnik. Russian designer Yaroslav Misonzhnikov based the …

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Roasted Chilies and Pepper Jack Cheese Recipe

Butterflied flank steak rubbed with a garlicky chili rub, then layered with roasted green chilies and pepper jack cheese gets rolled, sliced, and grilled until smoky and charred.<p>Read more details on the rolling and stuffing process here!<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Butterflying the flank steak allows you …

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Scallions, Ginger, and Teriyaki Glaze Recipe

Negimaki—grilled beef rolled around scallions and grilled with a sweet and savory teriyaki-style glaze—is one of my favorite Japanese appetizers. Here we've Super Mario mushroom'd it to full main course-sized proportions, stuffing a butterflied flank steak with an aromatic scallion-ginger oil …

Steal This Look: Starry Night Outdoor Dining

A twinkly outdoor dining room in Los Angeles gets points in our book for not being fussy. Major elements include a rustic table and benches, white …

Object Lessons: The Sheila Maid Clothes Airer

Think of Great Britain and the first thing that comes to mind after Downton Abbey is rain. And while Downton Abbey is fiction, the frequent rain is …

Make leaf mould the cornerstone of your gardening

When it comes to multipurpose goodness, nothing beats leaf mould<p>Three years of glorious anticipation are finally over. After investing a good few blood-pumping hours in raking, sweeping, gathering and barrowing, I’ve stood back and watched one of nature’s free and annually renewable gifts to …

45 Cozy Whitewashed Floors Décor Ideas

Continuing the theme of whitewashed designs, we’d like to tell you about whitewashed floors. Whitewashed wooden floors, just like walls, are amazing …

Unique Hand-Blown Glass Lamps Look Like Melting Ice

Glass and ice are made in similar ways: a liquid substance is made into a solid one. The Frozen Lamp series from designer Maxim Velcovsky for …

Glass Art

Unique Creative Staircase Designs, Pictures and Inspiration

A beautiful staircase can set the style for the rest of your home. Staircases made of iron fit in well with a French or Mediterranean style, while an …

Refurbished Flat in Islington by Architecture for London

Just because a home is from another era doesn’t mean it can’t be modern. This flat in London is located within a Georgian townhouse that was built in …

Required Reading: Living Life Beautifully

Christina Strutt, co-founder of the English housewares and fashion line Cabbages and Roses, is an advocate for beauty, simplicity, timelessness, …