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  1. The Salle Residence: A City Modern Preview
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    The Salle Residence: A City Modern Preview

    This weekend City Modern kicked off with the Manhattan and Brooklyn Home Tours. The tours take design fans inside the doors of some of the city’s most standout residences. This year, one of the...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    10.03.13

  2. What Design Can Do For New York City: A City Modern Preview
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    What Design Can Do For New York City: A City Modern Preview

    After Hurricane Sandy brought New York City’s precarious coastline to the forefront of the city’s collective attention last year, heads turned toward the design community and their proposed...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    09.26.13

  3. Creativity and Constraint: A City Modern Preview
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    Creativity and Constraint: A City Modern Preview

    Who better to speak to the topic of authentic design than a man with numerous creative collaborations under his belt in addition to his own (vast!) undertakings? Author, designer and ceramicist...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    09.25.13

  4. David Rockwell & The Creatives: A City Modern Preview
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    David Rockwell & The Creatives: A City Modern Preview

    When David Rockwell, Founder and President of the Rockwell Group, takes the stage at City Modern with panelists including fashion designer Isabel Toledo, artist and illustrator Ruben Toledo, and...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    09.19.13

  5. The Apprentice: A City Modern Preview
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    The Apprentice: A City Modern Preview

    Dwell and New York magazines’ second annual City Modern is kicking off in just a little over a week and we’re already looking forward to the home tours and panels featuring some of New York’s great...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    09.18.13

  6. Off the Grid by François Chambard and Frederick McSwain
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    Off the Grid by François Chambard and Frederick McSwain

    A recent show at Gallery R’Pure in New York explored the meaning of life ‘off the grid’ for the urban explorer. While Off the Grid is nomadic by nature, a cohesiveness in color, materials, and...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.17.13

  7. HomePolish: Design for the Masses
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    HomePolish: Design for the Masses

    Professional designers at rates even those with a modest budget can afford—sounds too good to be true. Yet that is exactly what young New York startup HomePolish has been doing across the city for...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.12.13

  8. Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 by Philip Jodidio
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    Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 by Philip Jodidio

    Taschen’s forthcoming Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 is a compilation of pioneering works built from man’s inaugural construction material. Pushed to the wayside of late for steel, concrete, and...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.11.13

  9. Le Corbusier at the New York MoMA
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    Le Corbusier at the New York MoMA

    An exhibit opening at MoMA next weekend will give Modernist pioneer Le Corbusier his just dues. Le Corbusier: An Atlas of Modern Landscapes celebrates the architect, designer, artist, and urban...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.07.13

  10. Checking In On WantedDesign 2013
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    Checking In On WantedDesign 2013

    Now in its third year, WantedDesign is proving to be a crucial stop on the New York Design Week train.

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.05.13

  11. 100 Contemporary Green Buildings
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    100 Contemporary Green Buildings

    Now that sustainability is de rigeur in the architecture world, it is no surprise that a new tome from Taschen puts the solar power spotlight on 100 eco-friendly buildings.

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.04.13

  12. MyWorld Lounge System by Philippe Starck
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    MyWorld Lounge System by Philippe Starck

    Philippe Starck saw the new MyWorld sofa system in his dreams. The acclaimed designer doesn’t use computers, watch movies or television, nor find himself with much time to occupy his own couch. In...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.03.13

  13. Top Picks from Noho Design District 2013
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    Top Picks from Noho Design District 2013

    With a bevy of design fairs taking place in New York this week, it was impossible to venture far in the city without stumbling across an exhibition of new design. From Wanted to ICFF, we criss...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    05.20.13

  14. Around Manhattan Architectural Boat Tours by AIA New York
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    Around Manhattan Architectural Boat Tours by AIA New York

    New York City is synonymous with the great buildings that stand within its limits: the Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, the Chrysler Building, and the Flatiron all scream The Big City...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    photos by: Betsi Ewing
    05.16.13

  15. Music By Design
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    Music By Design

    Last night the Red Bull Music Academy opened the doors of their new home in New York to a diverse crowd ranging from skateboard toting music lovers to architect Steven Holl. As if the allure of 38...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    05.14.13

  16. Highlights from Frieze Art Fair New York
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    Highlights from Frieze Art Fair New York

    Despite a rainy downpour, crowds of art fans, press, and art buyers ventured to Randall’s Island in New York City yesterday for the Frieze Art Fair. The London transplant, now in its second year,...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    05.10.13

  17. Frieze Art Fair: 7 Things Not to Be Missed
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    Frieze Art Fair: 7 Things Not to Be Missed

    The Frieze Art Fair made quite the first impression last spring when it hopped the pond for its inaugural New York exhibition. Ever since, we’ve been jonesin’ to get back in the massive snaking...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    05.03.13

  18. Contemporary Modern in a Mid-Century Mecca
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    Contemporary Modern in a Mid-Century Mecca

    When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their own, they enlisted architect Ana Escalante to realize their vision....

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    05.01.13

  19. Practice of Patronage
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    Practice of Patronage

    Last night in New York, the Museum of Arts & Design hosted a panel on the Practice of Patronage as part of an ongoing exhibition, After the Museum: The Home Front 2013. Dan Rubenstein, co-curator...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.17.13

  20. 2013 New York Landscape Architects Design Awards
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    2013 New York Landscape Architects Design Awards

    Here in New York, spring has sprung at last, so there couldn’t be a more appropriate time to celebrate accomplishments in landscape architecture. A show currently running at the Center for...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.16.13

  21. Stamberg | Aferiat
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    Stamberg | Aferiat

    After visiting The Saguaro in Palm Springs during Modernism Week, we found ourselves hooked on the Stamberg Aferiat + Associates renovated hotel and wanted to see more from the duo behind it. Lucky...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.15.13

  22. Emerging Voices Lecture Series: cao | perrot Studios & PRODUCTORA
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    Emerging Voices Lecture Series: cao | perrot Studios & PRODUCTORA

    Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the final lecture in a series featuring the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program. Selected for the promise they have shown in forging unique...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.05.13

  23. Emerging Voices Lecture Series: DIGSAU & Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects
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    Emerging Voices Lecture Series: DIGSAU & Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects

    Last Thursday the Architectural League hosted the third in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program. Selected for the promise they have shown in forging unique...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.03.13

  24. Digging Into to All Things Wood with the Museum of Art and Design
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    Digging Into to All Things Wood with the Museum of Art and Design

    A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts & Design celebrates an enduring medium. Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design brings together 90 works from 57 artists, designers and...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.02.13

  25. MAD’s After the Museum
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    MAD’s After the Museum

    A new exhibition at the Museum of Arts & Design is best described as an ecosystem, says MAD's Manager of Public Programs and co-curator, Jake Yuzna. After the Museum: The Home Front 2013 brings...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.28.13

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