We've had posts in the past about Dr. Melfi's furniture in The Sopranos, but this week's Home & Garden section of The New York Times devotes a lot of space to What's in a Chair? and explores the deeper meaning of a therapist's office furniture . The group of photos above, are part of Saul Robbins' photography series Initial Intake. Also in this week's section: Inexpensively Updating Your Kitchen, and the carved wood furniture of Brazilian designer Hugo Franca...
An Old Friend of Ancient Wood Brazilian designer Hugo Franca salvages old-growth pequi wood that has fallen or been burned and makes incredible furniture.
Room to Improve: How do I update my kitchen without spending the money to gut and remodel it? Be sure to check out the discussion on this subject at our sister site, The Kitchn.
In the Garden: To Feed the Birds, First Feed the Bugs. Embracing, and cultivating biodiversity in your backyard.
(Pics: Saul Robbins, Paulo Fridman, Doug Tallamy)