Home Tour: The Evergreen Cottage
For this home tour, we look inside a festive house in a cobblestoned corner of Copenhagen.
The northern lights have awed communities through the eras, and many fantastical theories have been imagined to explain the sky’s shifting glow.
The Meaning of Light
The daily rise and fall of the sun is one of the few reliable occurrences in our lives.
A Cup of Goodwill
The Neapolitan custom of caffè sospeso brings a community-minded meaning to “two cups a day.”
The Hunger Games
Chocolate dominoes, shortbread Jenga and Turkish delight checkers—who says playing with your food shouldn’t be creative?
With rain beating against our windows, going inside for some physical recreation may be safer than slipping on a sidewalk, even if it involves swords.
We asked two culinary connoisseurs to tell us about some unusual flavor combinations that have won them over.
Recipe: Leftover Turkey Sandwich with Cranberry Chutney
No need to be bored by leftovers—this variation on the turkey sandwich will make you anxious for your lunch hour to arrive.
The Solace of Soaking
Nothing revitalizes tired bodies and minds more than a morning spent bathing in healing mineral water.
All Wound Up
When the right scarf finds the right neck, it can add more to its owner’s character than warmth.
When the crisper months drift in, we are drawn to the home’s culinary heart.
Before the Day Starts
Making the most of morning’s predawn hours can be the best way to start the day, whether it’s for reading, ruminating or romanticizing.
How to Hibernate
Humans may not be able to hibernate in the way some animals do, but we can find moments of brief respite from the season’s chill.
Recipe: Sole and Brussels Sprouts with Almonds, Tomato and Tarragon
This recipe is from Mikkel Karstad’s cookbook, Spis (meaning “eat” in Danish). This fish dish can be served with potatoes, a salad or cooked greens.
A Day in the Life: Mikkel Karstad
Some folks seem to get that work-play-swim-life balance just right. Copenhagen chef, daily swimmer and father of four Mikkel Karstad is one of them.
Home to art schools, small businesses and a vibrant local community, Peckham is one of the most transformed parts of London.
Covering Our Commute
The daily commute can be made more bearable with a good coat, a decent book and a patient traveling companion.
Coloring the Gray
The foundations for a winter wardrobe begin with cool neutrals, but adding bursts of color can enliven even the coldest of days.
My Bedside Table: The Editor
The editor in chief of Milk Decoration magazine in Paris discusses what she likes to have at hand while slumbering.
Allergic to Christmas
Some piney afflictions can be overcome using the powers of a hot glue gun, some tumbleweeds and a bit of motherly ingenuity.
When the temperature drops, our bodies change: the way we hold them, the way we dress them and the way we move in them.
Leaders of the Pack
Yukigassen is a professional snowball-fighting match that involves the frosty slaughter between two teams of seven on a field of snow.
The Community Hall
A visit to an old community hall-cum-home in Melbourne, Australia.
The Light Brigade
Meet three lighting designers who think in fresh ways and create products we covet.
Artist Olafur Eliasson knows a thing or two about light: He shined a giant sun in London, made a moon with Ai Weiwei and designs portable solar lamps.