Day: March 25, 2020

Get to Know: Japanese Designer Yuko Nishikawa

Yuko Nishikawa is a Japanese designer specializing in contemporary ceramics, which she makes from her studio on Grand St. in Brooklyn, New York. Her work bridges the world of fantastical lightscapes and whimsical art, and are inspired by as much. Take You See A Sheep (above and below), for example, a lighting collection inspired by The Little Prince and Model T Frankenstein: bulbs are housed in hand-built ceramic shells and strung by a thin metal wire so the shells appear to levitate in an open room.

The shells were made by paper fiber in a wet clay body so

How to Create a More Conducive, Well-Designed Workspace at Home

With more and more people working remotely because of COVID-19, it’s time to transform your everyday living space into a well-designed work haven. Here are five ways to create the home office of your dreams – without breaking the bank.

Design: Kate Lester Interiors Photo: Lauren Pressey

Designate a Specific Work Area

Not everyone has an extra room that can double as a home office, but you can still put the limited real estate you do have to good use. “I’m a huge fan of the office corner that doubles as a nightstand,” says Kate Lester, who runs a