In the Magazine

The name-gods haven’t been kind to the turntable server. Lazy Susan? Dumbwaiter? That’s no way to show appreciation for this centuries-old serving essential. Of course, the hardworking device has gone through the rounds in popularity—all the rage in the ‘50s and ‘60s, but since frowned upon as...
The newest way to satisfy your craving for last year’s blue is to treat your décor to this year’s “it color,” teal.  Like ubiquitous blue, teal is cool and comforting, but its green cast makes it more nurturing, invigorating and exotic. With shades ranging from deep aqua...
Amber Dickson shares her nature-inspired approach to creating a late-summer floral arrangement. Source “Locally sourced blooms are better and fresher,” says floral designer Amber Dickson. She suggests foraging flowers from your gardens, getting them at the...
Artist Jane Kim perches atop a ladder as she leans into a large outdoor wall she is transforming with an expansive mural of boldly colored monarch wings and their graphic black and white spots. The result is “Monarch in Moda,” a striking piece of public art that...
Terrafirma Ceramics bowl, chiller and platter. O.C. Tanner utensil basket, handled basket, salad serving set. Arte Haus Collectif, SLC Fringed Turkish th Sure, you could serve up summer on a plain white platter, but what's the fun in that? Terrafirma Ceramics paints liquid porcelain...
Overlooking a tree-canopied street in Salt Lake’s Federal Heights neighborhood, a new landscape shows how savvy design and an eye for detail can give a modestly sized property huge style and loads of livability. Tailored hedges and hydrangea-filled beds front the delightfully quaint house while lush gardens, meandering paths...
Everybody loves a cheep thrill, so it's no wonder we flock to avian-themed accents to deliver a little whimsy and wonder to our rooms. 1. Toikka blown-glass birds, $245 and $375, O.C. Tanner Jewelers, SLC 2. Small tray $34, Ward...
Photo courtesy of Bernhardt The decorative marriage of indoors and out continues to intrigue and inspire. On cue, a new crop of furnishing sand fixtures captures nature's beauty with organic forms, imperfect finishes and fresh-from-the-earth style. Circlet Cocktail Table, $3,666, Bernhardt Interiors, Murray
Let’s get this straight. Strawberry shortcake is not based on sponge cake, angel cake or, in fact, any cake at all. A proper strawberry shortcake is made with a slightly sweetened biscuit, and it only takes a few steps to perfection. A biscuit base is sturdy enough...
With the right techniques and tools, you can make your best batch of biscuits ever! Like pastry, the first step in making biscuits is mixing cold butter with flour, but the key is keeping the butter cold. You can do this with your hands...