Layered, corseted summer garments kept women proper and fashionable, if not cool
July 03, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
In the latest chapter of the series, we look at how bathing suits came to be an integral part of the Miss America competition
June 28, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
Single-serving coffee pods are the most recent form of instant coffee. Its history is much shorter than the espresso shot, though in its own way, just as inventive
June 27, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
Besides how to be a good neighbor, Mr. Rogers taught us other lessons, especially about the impact of a comforting change of clothes
June 25, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
Coffee is one of Vienna's legacies, but how will the city hold onto its past while adapting to the changing culture? New furniture may be the answer
June 21, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
Welcome to Threaded, your go-to fashion blog for all things historical and sartorial
June 20, 2012 | By Emily Spivack
In the 19th century, coffee was big business in Europe. As inventors sought to improve brews and reduce brewing time, the espresso was born
June 19, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
Give me your huddled masses yearning to go shopping and swimming
June 18, 2012 | By Matt Novak
The futurist design movement that divided critics and and swept the nation with space age coffee shops.
June 15, 2012 | By Matt Novak
Starbucks's new prototype retail store in Tukwilla, Washington, known as The Reclamation Drive-Thru, is a 450-sq-ft drive-thru and walk-up store built from four refurbished shipping containers
June 15, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
What ever happened to the Starport, the brainchild of Jim Starry that re-imagined the airport?
June 12, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
Brian Eno's Music for Airports is a sound environment created specifically to complement the experience of waiting in an airport terminal
June 07, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
With Saab's new digital panorama, the local air traffic controller may soon go the way of the technical support specialist.
June 04, 2012 | By Jimmy Stamp
Using the WayBack Machine, we looked back at how the homepage has changed since the early days of the Internet
June 04, 2012 | By K. Annabelle Smith
A new campaign has enjoyed stunning success in lowering the number of chronically homeless in the United States
June 2012 | By Abigail Tucker
If you've flown Virgin America, you've seen its distinctive safety video. But what's the story behind it?
May 31, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
What flight attendant uniforms say about airline brand identity, cultural attitudes, and passenger psychology
May 29, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
Seattle-based design firm Teague has designed every Boeing aircraft interior since the 1940s, from the post-WWII Stratocruiser to the 2009 Dreamliner.
May 22, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
A recent innovation in the design of the airline meal tray has resulted in massive savings. Maybe the next innovation should focus on the actual food.
May 17, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich
How a ditch irrigation system in the arid Southwest became the backbone of local democracy.
May 14, 2012 | By Sarah C. Rich