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  1. Salvaged Bathroom with a Vintage Touch
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    Salvaged Bathroom with a Vintage Touch

    For his upstate-New York farmhouse, designer Tom Givone found the perfect marriage of high design, architectural salvage, and homespun hardware. In the light-filled master bathroom, Givone added a...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Mark Mahaney
    03.20.13

  2. A Surfer's Small Modern Backyard
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    A Surfer's Small Modern Backyard

    We've called out our outdoor furniture favorites before, but the deft use of these Loop chairs by Willy Guhl for Eternit puts them squarely on our list. Matt Jacobson and Kristopher Dukes's small...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Dave Lauridsen
    03.25.13

  3. 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

  4. Best Western: Our Favorite Modern Homes in Texas
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    Best Western: Our Favorite Modern Homes in Texas

    In our latest regional round-up—hope you caught our posts on New England and Belgium—we turn our attentions to Texas, an outsize state with a notorious maverick streak. From an affordable clutch of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.28.13

  5. 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

  6. Remembering Paolo Soleri
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    Remembering Paolo Soleri

    We are sad to report that the visionary Italian architect, urban planner, and sustainability advocate died today at the age of 93. His most ambitious work is the community Arcosanti some 65 miles...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.09.13

  7. 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

  8. Modern Design at Coachella
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    Modern Design at Coachella

    Revelers and music fans have made it through the first weekend of the massive music festival Coachella in Indio, California, and those who sought a little shade from the scorching sun likely came...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.17.13

  9. 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

  10. Janne Saario's Modern Skate Parks
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    Janne Saario's Modern Skate Parks

    We've reported on modern skate parks before, but rarely have we seen such a perfect marriage of skating and landscape design as the one embodied by the Finnish Janne Saario. Saario started skating...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.19.13

  11. Three Buildings: Emilio Fuscaldo
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    Three Buildings: Emilio Fuscaldo

    Emilio Fuscaldo is one of our favorite Australian architects—check out this awesome modern renovation in Fitzroy—so it seemed only natural to ask the founder of Nest Architects which buildings most...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.24.13

  12. 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

  13. Spirit of Space's Architectural Films
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    Spirit of Space's Architectural Films

    Not long ago we posted Chicago-based architectural film company Spirit of Space's great pair video's on architect Steven Holl's Daeyang Gallery and Home in Seoul. We were so taken with their work,...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.03.13

  14. 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

  15. Lincoln Center Inside Out
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    Lincoln Center Inside Out

    Lincoln Center Inside Out is a new book chronicling Diller Scofidio + Renfro's renovation of the famed New York City venue. Not only does it tell the story of the firm's fantastic and arduous...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    05.14.13

  16. 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

  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. Designer We Love: Hella Jongerius
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    Designer We Love: Hella Jongerius

    Dutch furniture designer Hella Jongerius is one of the bold-faced names of the design world, and we couldn't love her more. Take a quick click through our favorites from the Jongerius's canon and...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.08.13

  19. Industrial Shipping Container Bathroom
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    Industrial Shipping Container Bathroom

    When a pair of San Franciscans recast their loft with a pair of shipping containers, their bathroom got the full industrial treatment. Exposed pipes, copper fittings, and a slate of custom work by...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Drew Kelly
    07.12.13

  20. New Zealand Goes Modern: 7 Fantastic Houses
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    New Zealand Goes Modern: 7 Fantastic Houses

    We're continually amazed by all the great residential design Down Under. But lest the Aussies take all the credit, check out our tour of the best modern homes in New Zealand.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.17.13

  21. 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

  22. 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

  23. Modern Furniture Kids Can Draw On
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    Modern Furniture Kids Can Draw On

    How many design-minded parents have cried out in terror as their Sharpie-wielding toddler angles through the left-ajar baby gate and heads directly for the Womb chair? Fear not, gentle parents, for...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    06.10.13

  24. 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

  25. 5 Latin American Design Destinations
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    5 Latin American Design Destinations

    Should your summer travels take you south of the border, we've rounded up all the architecture and design hotspots in this quintet of Latin American city guides. From Mexico City to Lima, here's...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    07.02.13

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