This piece originally appeared on Design Milk.Posted by: Amy AzzaritoThe subway tiles that have invaded kitchen and bathrooms around the world, really did get their start in the New York City subway. The 3″x6″ ceramic tiles were designed in 1904 by George C.

1. What is Creativity Explored’s mission?Believing that all people have the ability to create, and that visual artistic expression is a viable means to enhance personal identity and growth, Florence Ludins-Katz and Elias Katz started Creativity Explored in 1983.

MusicBuena Vista Social ClubThe legendary jazz band is making one of the final stops for its Adios Tour in Sonoma County before returning to Cuba. Now's your chance to experience Sonoma State's new music center designed by Boston architect William Rawn.

1. Who is your biggest role model?Growing up, my mother’s parents were super eclectic and major role models for me. They lived in the California desert and made all these wonderful additions and structures to their simple, single-level, ranch home.

What's better than learning how to arrange a bouquet with celebrity status floral designer Ron Morgan?

Exciting news for design and food lovers alike in San Francisco this week. G.

Celebrating this year's extraordinary exhibition, Make Room: Modern Design Meets Craft, the American Craft Council invite you to join them for "Conversation And Cocktails" hosted by the Museum of Craft and Design on July 30th from 7pm-9pm. Mix and mingle with artists featured in the latest issue of

From July 31-August 2, 2015, Fort Mason Center will feature the very popular showcase put on by the American Craft Council (ACC).

GetawayLive Like A LocalEarlier this year, Proper Hospitality took over The Viceroy property in Palm Springs, and now's your chance to check out the revamp with the help of this off-season package. Round up the girls and rent a villa or suite to receive VIP cabana treatment during your stay.

There’s something about a weekend in San Francisco that invites sensory indulgence. Its innovative cuisine is legendary: Lolo, Flour + Water, Burma Superstar, Rintaro, Outerlands, Kusakabe, Commonwealth, and Benu are some of the spots that should be on your list.

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