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6 Ways to Use Gold Accents in the Kitchen

It's shiny, it's shimmery, and it's hot, hot, hot: Here are some ideas for introducing a bit of bling into the hardest working room in the house.
June 19, 2015
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7 Ways to Design with Warren Platner Chairs

The prolific midcentury architect and designer brought us many treasures, the most iconic among them his wire chairs and tables for Knoll, designed in 1966. To follow are 7 modern rooms that incorporate the look in high style.
June 12, 2015
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6 Shining Examples of Clerestory Windows

These clever clerestories usher natural light from above and bathe their rooms in sunlight.
May 21, 2015
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How to Design With Cor-Ten Steel

What's not to love about Cor-Ten steel? The less you maintain it, the richer it looks.
May 19, 2015
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How Does a Passive House Work?

Passive Houses are built according to a rigorous series of design principles that promote efficiency.
May 4, 2015
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This Prefab Ski School in the Alps Took 10 Days to Assemble

Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.
April 11, 2015
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These 8 Dining Tables Are a Feast for the Eye

We wish someone would set a place for us at one of these spectacular dining room tables.
March 30, 2015
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6 Clever Built-In Desks

Even the tiniest corner or the most awkward wall can become a workspace. May the following integrated desks from projects in our pages inspire you to carve out a quiet space of your own.
March 2, 2015
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Going Green: 11 Ways to Design with Plants

We’re noticing a renewed focus on verdant interiors, incorporating everything from living walls to 1970s-style atria. Here are some favorites from our pages.
February 9, 2015