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  1. Redesigned iPod Docks
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    Redesigned iPod Docks

    As far as looks go, there's not much that separates one iPod dock from the other these days. Altec Lansing wants to change that. The computer audio maker recently showed off a new line of docks,...

    written by: Bryan Gardiner
    09.15.08

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    Dispatch: Maison et Objet

    Every fall the Maison et Objet Show in Paris sets and spots trends in lifestyle and home design. Most notable this fall are the continuing trends towards slowing down, living close to the land, and...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    09.15.08

  3. Of Inspiration and Investments
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    Of Inspiration and Investments

    Brooklyn's current wave of modern furniture designers is not a spanking-new phenomenon, if we stop to remember the man who invented modular seating. Harvey Probber was born in Brooklyn just after...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    09.15.08

  4. Koolhaas Takes Manhattan
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    Koolhaas Takes Manhattan

    New York has had a way of loudly excluding or being excluded by deserving people. It took until 2007 for Frank Gehry to take a bite of the Big Apple, and neither Rem Koolhaas nor Zaha Hadid has...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    09.16.08

  5. New Honda Hybrid
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    New Honda Hybrid

    The 2010 car model year (which starts in calendar year 2009) promises to be an exciting one, with the debut of a revamped Toyota Prius, and Honda's long-awaited entry into the stand-alone hybrid...

    written by: David A. Greene
    09.16.08

  6. New York's New Face
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    New York's New Face

    "Most architecture in any age is crap, and today’s crap isn’t as bad as yesterday’s." That's a juicy pull-quote from "The Glass Stampede," critic Justin...

    written by: David A. Greene
    09.16.08

  7. Modern Memo Board
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    Modern Memo Board

    No matter how hard I try to live a life that's clutter free, it seems there's not really a way to eliminate the need for a place to tack things up where I can see them.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    09.17.08

  8. The New Museum: Cairo Cosmopolitan
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    The New Museum: Cairo Cosmopolitan

    What is a neighborhood but an amalgam of the people who live therein? New York City certainly knows the drill, but so does Cairo–this very town is the location of the show Museum as Hub:...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    09.17.08

  9. Hulger’s Pappa Phone Is a Wooden Gadget Done Right
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    Hulger’s Pappa Phone Is a Wooden Gadget Done Right

    If you're a Skype, Vonage or some other manner of VoIP user, Hulger has a ligneous treat for you.

    written by: Bryan Gardiner
    03.17.08

  10. Timothy Ben Furniture Shapes Up
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    Timothy Ben Furniture Shapes Up

    Two new designs from Cardiff-based Timothy Ben Furniture turn the basic geometry of shapes into fully customizable and functional pieces.

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    09.17.08

  11. Mixed Signals
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    Mixed Signals

    Leave it to the French to have fun with something extraordinarily mundane.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    09.18.08

  12. London Design Festival
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    London Design Festival

    The London Design Festival party last night was full of hedge-funders seeking free drinks and nibbles. The city, reeling from this week's events, seemed to turn up in force at the down-at-heel arts...

    written by: Sam Jacob
    09.18.08

  13. Phoning Home
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    Phoning Home

    I've been in Norway for the last week, and though I've seen all sorts of top drawer design, from the clever houses by Jarmund Vigsnæs to the glacial Oslo Opera House by Scandinavian-firm-of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.18.08

  14. This Land is Aurland
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    This Land is Aurland

    Norway’s Sognefjord is the longest in the world, stretching some 200 kilometers into the country from the North Atlantic. And though I’ve spent the last couple days darting about the...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.18.08

  15. Earth Sheltered Homes
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    Earth Sheltered Homes

    Homes built underground (aka Earth Sheltered Homes) are starting to look pretty enticing, what with the state of the economy and all. And contrary to what you'd think, they can be light, airy and...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    09.19.08

  16. External Hard Drives Take Design Cues from Macs
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    External Hard Drives Take Design Cues from Macs

    It's kind of hard to get excited about external hard drives. That's not to say they're not useful, or that manufacturers haven't been doing their best to gussy up these bland, utilitarian devices...

    written by: Bryan Gardiner
    09.19.08

  17. London Design Festival: Plastic Fantastic
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    London Design Festival: Plastic Fantastic

    Opening tonight is From Now to Eternity, a show focusing on plastics with work by a collection of designers, including FAT, Tomoko Azumi, Stuart Haygarth and Committee. It's intended to be a...

    written by: Sam Jacob
    09.19.08

  18. Chevy Volt Finally Unveiled
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    Chevy Volt Finally Unveiled

    So the guys who killed the electric car have brought it back to life, and you can have one—in 2011 (actually, late 2010). On Tuesday, GM finally revealed the Chevy Volt, their long...

    written by: David A. Greene
    09.20.08

  19. LA's First Prefab Home Open for Opinions
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    LA's First Prefab Home Open for Opinions

    Three months ago, this was the site of Leo Marmol's new prefabbed residence in Venice. It took a bit longer than the stated 6 weeks, but the 2,800 square foot Palms House is now finished and open...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    09.20.08

  20. Kodak Opts for OLED in New Digital Picture Frames
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    Kodak Opts for OLED in New Digital Picture Frames

    It's strange. I've never actually met someone who owns a digital picture frame. Nor have I seen one in use while passing through the myriad homes or apartments of friends and acquaintances. Yet...

    written by: Bryan Gardiner
    09.21.08

  21. They Gave Me a Pritzker and All I Got Was This Lousy Toilet
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    They Gave Me a Pritzker and All I Got Was This Lousy Toilet

    Norwegian modernist Sverre Fehn was awarded the Pritzker Prize in 1997, and what was that eminent architect’s first post-Pritzker commission? An outhouse.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    09.21.08

  22. London Design Festival: Pool Table
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    London Design Festival: Pool Table

    One of the most surprising things at Tent—one of the LDF shows—is the 'Lazy Chair' by Freshwest Design. Like one of those toy hula hooping figures that are held together with elastic,...

    written by: Sam Jacob
    09.22.08

  23. London Design Festival: This Is Not a Detergent Bottle
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    London Design Festival: This Is Not a Detergent Bottle

    More ceramics from Tent, in the form of everyday, disposable objects cast in porcelain.

    written by: Sam Jacob
    09.22.08

  24. SFO's Terminal Two Takes Off
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    SFO's Terminal Two Takes Off

    San Francisco International has just unveiled plans for the redesign of domestic Terminal Two, an impressive economic endeavor for California's fastest growing airport. The ambitious remodel aims...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    09.22.08

  25. London Design Festival: Twee Party
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    London Design Festival: Twee Party

    There seems to be a crockery revival—Tent has a whole host of young designers showing ceramic work of one kind or another. Perhaps the most beautiful was the 'Blaue Blume' range of tableware...

    written by: Sam Jacob
    09.22.08

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