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Home: Wearstler’s Bizarre

Kelly Wearstler describes the items in her new home accessories line—the interior designer’s first—as “special”; unusual might be an equally apt descriptor. Her most eclectic decorative objects from the collection include a white marble Greek foot sculpture influenced by a 19th-century antique, elegant chrome and brass hands based on a pair the designer found in […]

Home: Rebirth of the Cool

The contents of your refrigerator, whether they comprise a wasteland of condiments and week-old takeout containers or a microcosmic farmer’s market, can reveal a great deal about you. But the latest offerings from Thermador, Bosch, and Gaggenau—all brands belonging to BSH Home Appliances Corp. of Huntington Beach, Calif.—could help to hide your gastronomic proclivities, or […]

Appliances: Testing The Waters

In opening its first store, the Kohler Co. has created an environment where consumers can get their hands, if not their feet, wet. The 133-year-old kitchen and bath products manufacturer headquartered in Kohler, Wis., has built a 7,000-square-foot space in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart where you can try out the company’s latest wares, some replete with […]