We all know Vincent Kartheiser as the smarmy Pete Campbell on Mad Men. In reality, though, Kartheiser's persona is the extreme opposite of Campbell's super-WASP. He's an incredibly devoted environmentalist, going as far as commuting in Los Angeles without a car, xeriscaping his lawn to promote water conservation, and even living without a toilet for months. Now, that's commitment. So, when
featured his newly designed home in its Small Spaces issue, we knew this would be good. And, maybe a little weird.
Partnering with builder and designer Funn Roberts, Vincent created his dream of a one-room cabin with all the necessities in just 580 square feet. No easy task, the team pulled it off and then some. Not only is the "Japanese-industrial" house economic with space and storage, but it still manages to feel like a home — not a tiny, cramped people-box. Check out our favorite features here, and then grab this month's Dwell for the full feature and interview with Kartheiser and Roberts. From the pulley-lofted bed to the coffee-table-cum-fireplace, this micro-cabin speaks volumes about its owner and the care he took to create it.
While we’re spirited proponents of structured blazers and slick pencil skirts, sometimes even a fashion person's gotta take it easy. But, unless you want to relive your velour tracksuit days, you need a cozy wardrobe that also comes with some serious style points, which is why we’re endorsing the current read
If we had to describe the contents of our bedroom during our teenage years, we'd have a list of strange-yet-wonderful items. These include a wealth of butterfly clips, a hefty supply of roll-on body glitter, and some unfortunate lip colors. Oh, and let's not forget a wall full of photos from Tiger Beat featuring our read