Pop Culture | Apr 29, 2012
Have you ever wondered how fashion trends start? How is it that every season so many designers come up with similar looks? By Zoe Vice
Fashion/Design | Mar 21, 2012
Over this past weekend, KQED fashion blogger Zoe Vice visited the Vintage Fashion Expo. What's in this spring, retro-wise? The 1950s, flower power prints and lady-like accessories. By Zoe Vice
Fashion/Design | Mar 11, 2012
You are probably out riding your bike this fine Sunday, but if you don't have a one, here are some tips on how to start riding in style. By Zoe Vice
Fashion/Design | Mar 10, 2012
KQED scoured February's New York runway shows to compile a cheat sheet of Fashion Week's top trends and created this shopping guide for the SF girl who thinks six months is too long to wait to start wearing the latest fashions. By Monica Laufer
Art Review | Nov 13, 2011
SFMOMA's exhibition demonstrates the influence of Rams' now-classic designs, but with an important difference: today's slick-looking products are designed with obsolescence in mind. By Tom Comitta
Fashion/Design | Sep 10, 2011
Highlights from the month-long Architecture and the City festival, a vast array of tours, screenings, lectures, workshops, and exhibitions focused on the physical shape of San Francisco. By Sarah Hotchkiss
Plans for man-made islands — designed by Rice University architecture students — have attracted the attention of one of the world's largest oil companies as a way to house way-offshore oil workers.
Remember the Sears kit houses from the early 1900s, ordered from a catalog and assembled on-site? Now, online designers around the world are building WikiHouses out of plywood pieces that fit together like a puzzle. No nails, no fasteners, no adhesives. Just slot-together joints and the Internet.
Can having less stuff, in less room, lead to more happiness? Writer Graham Hill makes the case for taking up less space.
In an effort to save a tiny 1920s Sears kit house from demolition, architects are offering it free to anyone who can move it to another property. Current owners of the Arlington, Va., plot want to build a bigger home where the kit house stands.
Also on KQED.org this week ...
Women's History Month
KQED proudly celebrates the richness and diversity of the greater San Francisco Bay Area by commemorating Women's History Month.
Where's the Rain?
KQED covers news about California's drought, offers water-saving tips, and more.