Videos 4U finds people who are "having trouble saying something," and Bianca Giaever swoops in to help them get their message across in a video. Produced by This American Life, the first installment features a Chicago woman who has been with her boyfriend for eight years, but they haven't said "I love you."
Architect Robert Robinson Taylor, the first African American to graduate from MIT, is being honored by the US Postal Service with a stamp. Taylor, born in 1868, graces the 38th Black Heritage stamp, a tradition started in 1940.
Trendy home retailer CB2 has snagged the newest designers—ones that haven't graduated yet. In a collaboration with School of the Art Institute of Chicago, students have designed a collection with small spaces in mind. The SAIC items are available in stores and online.
The IKEA FRAKTA bag is endlessly useful, but it's not exactly a looker. Copenhagen studio Herman Cph created an upscale version using "furniture residual fabrics" and leather straps. The limited-edition bag will sell for $125.
Prefer your chocolate as beautiful as it is delicious? Compartes x Kelly Wearstler is the sweetest collaboration. The 10-piece collection of handmade single origin organic dark chocolate salted caramel truffles are adorned in rose and plum hues with figural art.
Launching this week, Amazon Giveaway is a self-service tool that lets individuals and brands host their own giveaway promotions, where the eligible prize items are shipped and sold by Amazon. Etsy has a similar third party self-service tool called Etsy Giveaways.
Hey Flipboard users, you can now browse your favorites from your computer. The service has been optimized for web with new layouts for larger screens. Want more Apartment Therapy in this new format? Check out our Flipboard magazines!
If smileys and anthropomorphic poo leave your communication lacking, IKEA just released an emoji keyboard. The keyboard is free to download, and has emoticons for emotions, style, and classic IKEA offerings like the PÖANG chair and even meatballs.
J.Crew has been adding more than just stationery to its non-clothing online offerings. Home decor like baskets, mugs, throws, and trays are popping up in their shop. Might this signal that the retailer is heading in an Anthropologie direction, perhaps adding furniture? Time will tell.