At this garage-turned-playroom in San Francisco, writing on the walls is encouraged by a magnetic slate chalkboard from Claridge Products. A Phoenix table by Patricia Urquiola for Moroso serves as a play table.
Chalkboard-fronted cabinets provide an ideal surface for scrawling shopping lists at this summer retreat.
Floor-to-ceiling chalkboards provide ample room for casual creativity at this renovated midcentury home in Washington.
At a modern home in El Salvador's rain forrest, notes scribbled on an outdoor chalkboard are protected from the elements by a dramatic trellis.
At a converted one-room schoolhouse in Wisconsin, the residents left two iconic elements intact: the building's apple red facade and original chalkboard.