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  1. Craig Steely Light Wall
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    Craig Steely Light Wall

    The owners of a 10th floor apartment in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood have what few others can boast: unobstructed views from the Presidio to Alcatraz—and a 40-foot-long...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.01.08

  2. Coffee, Tea, or Diesel?
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    Coffee, Tea, or Diesel?

    At this year's LA Auto Show, the Volkswagen Jetta TDI was crowned "Green Car of the Year." This doesn't mean the Jetta TDI is the greenest car of the year, since previous years' winners...

    written by: David A. Greene
    12.02.08

  3. Pandora's Strong-Box
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    Pandora's Strong-Box

    It was only a matter of time before the sea-going shipping containers that have entranced the prefab architecture crowd made it to the world of consumer products. Sander Mulder, the young and less...

    written by: David A. Greene
    12.03.08

  4. The Modernist's Muscle Car
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    The Modernist's Muscle Car

    One of the least-hyped (perhaps due to Detroit's doldrums), but most visually exciting cars at the LA Auto Show this year was the 2009 Dodge Challenger. If there were such a thing as a Modernist...

    written by: David A. Greene
    12.03.08

  5. AIGA Aspen Design Challenge
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    AIGA Aspen Design Challenge

    How can excess hair from beauty salons be used to clean oil spills? How do you convince six- to twelve-year-old children in China to conserve water? Projects adopting these two questions, among...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    12.04.08

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    Does That Carbon Fiber Chair Come in Green?

    You've heard the old adage: Pay a steep price for a high-quality item, and you'll never regret it. This implies that if you buy cheap or shoddy goods, you'll end up paying over and over as you...

    written by: David A. Greene
    12.04.08

  7. Simple, Not Easy: The Eames Shell Chair
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    Simple, Not Easy: The Eames Shell Chair

    The science and design behind the famous Eames shell chairs is pretty impressive. It goes to show that simple is not always easy and that good design endures.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    12.04.08

  8. Neil Young and the Linc-Volt
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    Neil Young and the Linc-Volt

    Neil Young (yes, that Neil Young) envisions a time when the owners of formerly gas-guzzling land-yachts will be the masters of the electric-car universe. Not only will they be able to cruise the...

    written by: David A. Greene
    12.05.08

  9. A Picture of A Fake Holiday Tree
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    A Picture of A Fake Holiday Tree

    A holiday tree typically comes out of the earth, or on stands in cardboard boxes. Three designers, however, have taken a different approach—the self-adhesive Christmas tree wall sticker is...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    12.05.08

  10. Lamps from the Bunny Hole
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    Lamps from the Bunny Hole

    These are lamps designed by a slight gentleman from the Chiba prefecture outside of Tokyo; he works with duck feathers quite seriously in a little workshop under Grand Street in Williamsburg,...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    12.06.08

  11. Felt Up
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    Felt Up

    Felt has become the go-to material for crafters and modernists alike. And with the days turning shorter it only makes sense to cozy up to some simple felt pleasures.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    12.06.08

  12. Poster Service
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    Poster Service

    Posters have come a long way since those old David Cassidy or Hanson classics you ripped straight from the pages of Teen Beat and stuck above your bed with a few strips of scotch tape.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    12.06.08

  13. Stop the Presses
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    Stop the Presses

    It's not often that a recycled component makes a product more valuable than if it were made from virgin material alone, but in the case of Stug Bags, it works.

    written by: David A. Greene
    12.07.08

  14. Of Golden Pigs and Golden Calves
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    Of Golden Pigs and Golden Calves

    Two of the usual suspects in what is arguably New York's new American design mecca of Williamsburg are being particularly nice these days. Golden Calf and The Future Perfect are in the holiday...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    12.07.08

  15. Perillo Chair
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    Perillo Chair

    German designer Martin Ballendat’s Perillo lounge chair for Zuco won the people’s choice award at the Orgatec trade show in October and has earned our nod of approval, too. The...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.08.08

  16. 2009 Calendars on Etsy
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    2009 Calendars on Etsy

    The time has come to start seeking out a 2009 calendar. While the boring black-jacketed day planner is sometimes a necessity, a wall or desk calendar with a bit more style can be a nice way to keep...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    12.08.08

  17. Infusion Lounge
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    Infusion Lounge

    San Francisco is where west first met east so it makes sense that Hong Kong designer Kinney Chan’s first US project, here in the city by the Bay, is an Asian-inspired bar and restaurant.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.09.08

  18. Wim Crouwel—Miami’s Graphic Designer du Jour
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    Wim Crouwel—Miami’s Graphic Designer du Jour

    Though the Campana brothers carried the day at Design Miami, and Art Basel housed more Jean Dubuffet than you’d care to buy, or sell, the graphic designer holding court on Miami Beach this...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.09.08

  19. Cities and Their Grids
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    Cities and Their Grids

    John Briscella, a Philadelphian now earning his Masters in "Urban Strategies" in Vienna—surely one of the most interesting degree titles out there—has put together a new...

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    12.10.08

  20. Ceramics from Ezme Designs
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    Ceramics from Ezme Designs

    While I generally eschew plastic tableware in favor of ceramic and glass, which both last longer and do less damage to the environment (unless you break them), I've had a hard time resisting the...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    12.10.08

  21. Re:Vision Dallas Design Charrette
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    Re:Vision Dallas Design Charrette

    On Friday of last week I attended the Re:Vision Dallas design charrette, one that hopes to remake a blighted city block of downtown Dallas into a haven of sustainable design and a catalyst for...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.11.08

  22. Victoria Keddie: Portraits
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    Victoria Keddie: Portraits

    Portraiture is an art form often perceived as antiquated or relegated to royalty, calling to mind beautiful renderings of rosy-faced children in layers of lace and velvet, lounging by the...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    12.11.08

  23. Eat Me, I'm Green
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    Eat Me, I'm Green

    Michelle Kaufman, the Martha Stewart of sustainable architecture, has unveiled her annual gingerbread version of one of her eco-homes, and this year it's an edible version of the new mkSolaire.

    written by: David A. Greene
    12.11.08

  24. Wanders’ Walls: Miami Beach’s Newest Hotel is the Mondrian South Beach
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    Wanders’ Walls: Miami Beach’s Newest Hotel is the Mondrian South Beach

    The Mondrian South Beach, a new luxury boutique hotel designed by Dutch design star Marcel Wanders, is much like Wanders himself: large, white, and pricey.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    12.12.08

  25. Please Mr. Postman – Letterpress Holiday Cards
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    Please Mr. Postman – Letterpress Holiday Cards

    Holiday cards and I have a very strong, very long-standing love/wait relationship. I love writing and sending (and receiving!) them, but always wait to find the perfect design until all of a sudden...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    12.12.08

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