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  1. Kickstart Some Design
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    Kickstart Some Design

    If you've ever complained about the dearth of good design in our world, but as you're not a designer yourself felt like you could opt out of the heavy lifting, your days are numbered. Kickstarter...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.02.10

  2. Kickstart Some Design II
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    Kickstart Some Design II

    Around this time last year I cruised through the fundraising site Kickstarter in search of a few design-related projects that seemed interesting. I found a furniture company, a photo...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    08.11.11

  3. Kickstarter of the Day: Crafty Manual Coffee Maker
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    Kickstarter of the Day: Crafty Manual Coffee Maker

    Chicago designer Craighton Berman creates a bespoke brewer for your morning ritual.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.05.14

  4. Kickstarter of the Week: Chineasy
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Chineasy

    Faced with tens of thousands of characters, someone looking to learn Chinese will be forgiven for feeling overwhelmed. Chineasy, a new system to teach people to read the language, to the rescue!...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.25.13

  5. Kickstarter of the Week: Desk Rail
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Desk Rail

    Cluttered desk? Can't ever find a pen? Rat's nest of cables? If so, the Desk Rail might just be the thing for you. But to see this product by a pair of young Austin, Texas designers through to...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.12.13

  6. Kickstarter of the Week: DHaus Dynamic Living
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    Kickstarter of the Week: DHaus Dynamic Living

    Our favorite Kickstarter this week is an exciting new project that runs the gamut from furniture to architecture. Modeled on English mathematician Henry Earnest Dudeney's clever way of transforming...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.05.13

  7. Kickstarter of the Week: EarthBaked Footware
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    Kickstarter of the Week: EarthBaked Footware

    Call us green and groovy, but we were charmed by industrial designer Steve Boynton's idea for this lasts-a-mere-90-days bit of footwear. Made from wool and rubber, EarthBaked shoes are intended to...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.09.13

  8. Kickstarter of the Week: Food Huggers
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Food Huggers

    A pair of industrial designers mines their prospective audience to drum up funding for a simple yet genius kitchen product.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.09.13

  9. Kickstarter of the Week: From Sea to Shining Sea
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    Kickstarter of the Week: From Sea to Shining Sea

    FIlmmaker and landscape architect Evan Mather has already produced a small clutch of great films about the built environment. We showed his excellent "A Necessary Ruin" about the Union Tank Car...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.23.13

  10. Kickstarter of the Week: Grown in the Garden State
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Grown in the Garden State

    You might consider New Jersey the Edsel of the mid-Atlantic, but illustrator Michael Mulvey is a proud son of the Garden State and he wants to do Jersey proud with this poster, t-shirts and set of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.17.13

  11. Kickstarter of the Week: Lantern Pho Pot
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Lantern Pho Pot

    Sleep easy pho fans, the most ingenious modern soup dish has arrived. Designer Omid Sadri's fantastic tiered bowl is inspired by Vietnamese lanterns and is ideal for slurping a bit of tasty soup.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.10.13

  12. Kickstarter of the Week: MOLEHOUSE Frames for Sketchbooks
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    Kickstarter of the Week: MOLEHOUSE Frames for Sketchbooks

    This week we're throwing our Kickstarter weight behind designer Colton Corry's MOLEHOUSE frames. Made expressly for displaying what's in your sketchbook—Moleskine or otherwise—these simple, sturdy...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.19.13

  13. Kickstarter of the Week: Silver Gelatin Prints
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Silver Gelatin Prints

    Face it, most of the reason for giving to a Kickstarter campaign is to get something in return. You're not a philanthropist, you're an investor. And though that dynamic certainly still exists when...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.18.13

  14. Kickstarter of the Week: Statement Bike Rack
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Statement Bike Rack

    If you live in a small space, especially one without a garage, bike storage can be a nightmare. In the past we've praised clever bike-on-the-wall solutions, and today we're dubbing the Statement...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.02.13

  15. Kickstarter of the Week: The New Black
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    Kickstarter of the Week: The New Black

    For our first Kickstarter of the week, we leave aside all the gizmos, gadgets, and destined-for-the-gift-shop design so common on the crowdsourcing site in favor of a rather more ambitious project....

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.25.13

  16. Kickstarter of the Week: Time Fold
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Time Fold

    Our favorite Kickstarter campaign of the week comes all the way from sunny Tel Aviv, Israel, where Studio Armadillo is looking to drum up a few shekels for its ceramic suite of ritual Jewish...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.14.13

  17. Kickstarter of the Week: Trophy Buffet
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    Kickstarter of the Week: Trophy Buffet

    Trophy Buffet, our favorite Kickstarter this week, comes from New York designer Alon Seifert. The idea for this line of tongue-in-cheek trophies was borne out of Seifert's annual gift to his wife...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.03.13

  18. Kid Lit Goes Undergound
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    Kid Lit Goes Undergound

    What is a paper engineer? Something like an architect—but for paper. (Think pop-up books and origami, not bridges and skyscrapers.)

    written by: David A. Greene
    01.08.09

  19. Kid Tested, Mothers Approved
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    Kid Tested, Mothers Approved

    A long house on Long Island, this prefab could get to its site peaceably only by traveling in pieces. Designed by Resolution: 4 Architecture as a holiday retreat for a family of six, this...

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: João Canziani
    03.17.10

  20. Kid-Friendly Treehouse in Upstate New York
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    Kid-Friendly Treehouse in Upstate New York

    An inventive, freestanding “tree house” built by an architectural designer for her family grows in Garrison, New York.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    07.14.14

  21. Kids' Furniture by Muu
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    Kids' Furniture by Muu

    In the October 2011 issue we're spotlighting all of our favorite American-made design. To lend a hand, we've asked Michael and Ruth Storc of the great site Design Patriot to share their top Made...

    written by: Ruth Storc
    09.19.11

  22. Kids' Room Renovation
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    Kids' Room Renovation

    A baby's arrival is cause for celebration—and for many, it's also a time to confront limited living space. For one Parisian couple, living in a cramped but loved apartment in the 10th...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    12.30.09

  23. Kids' Rooms We Love
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    Kids' Rooms We Love

    Kids' rooms often tread transitionary territory when it comes to modern design. What might be good for a five-month-old may not work well to when he or she is five years old. The residents of these...

    written by: Diana Budds
    08.18.12

  24. Killspencer Bags
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    Killspencer Bags

    I came across a handsome group of weekender and messenger bags by Killspencer last week in my online meanderings. I learned from the website—the only place you can buy a bag—that they...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.17.09

  25. Kilo Design + BIG + Skibsted Ideation
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    Kilo Design + BIG + Skibsted Ideation

    Exciting news in the design world: Danish powerhouse designer firms Kilo Design (headed by Lars Holme Larsen), BIG (led by Bjarke Ingels), and Skibsted Ideation (founded by Jens artin Skibsted)...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    11.25.09

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