America's First Offshore Wind Farm & More Design Stories We Loved This Week

March 26, 2016

The group of six 600-foot towers soon to power all of Block Island, how to gild your Easter eggs, a roundup of Indian textile designers, and more design links we loved this week...

Photo by Renée Kemps (via New York Magazine)

In introducing her interview with our very own Amanda Hesser about the new (Not)Recipes app, Sierra Tishgart describes our newborn app thusly: "In a time where there's more food media than ever—podcasts, social media, blogs, videos, the works!—the simplicity, and sense of intimacy, feels refreshing." We couldn't agree more. (New York Magazine)

This roundup of ten top Indian textile designers will make you want to hop on a plane to New Delhi, but the good news is that lots of their goods are available to order online. (Design*Sponge)

Photo by Fast Company

With the impending installation America's first-ever offshore wind farm—made up of six wind power-harnessing towers (each 600 feet tall) that will soon provide power to all 1,000 inhabitants of Rhode Island's Block Island—the future of sustainable energy in this country comes a little more into focus. (Fast Company)

This modern townhouse in Landskrona, Sweden is exemplary of funkis, the Scandinavian take on functionalism, with loads of daylight, polished cement floors, and a very neat little office constructed in an breezeway. (The Modern House)

Photo by Kaye Blegvad (via Curbed)

A look at the history of Scandinavian design, its evolution, and quick tumble into the present-day zeitgeist. (Curbed)

Photo by Say Yes

Part Willy Wonka and part Martha, these gilded Easter eggs are the perfect way to decorate the winning egg for the hunt tomorrow. (Say Yes)

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