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Youngest Guns 2012

We jostled our way into the hallowed halls of academia to spotlight four shining examples of student-made work.
December 8, 2014
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Designer Spotlight: Silvia Song

From a 200-square-foot garage-turned-workshop, Silvia Song skillfully sculpts wooden wares.
December 8, 2014
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Aalto Isn't the Only Finnish Modernist: Meet Ilmari Tapiovaara

Looking at back at the varied career of Finnish furniture designer Ilmari Tapiovaara.
December 5, 2014
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Designer Celebrates Los Angeles with Local Design Approach

Armen Sevada Gharabegian, head of Los Angeles–based Lounge22 and Ethos Design, shares his philosophies on the importance of working locally.
October 31, 2014
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Ceramics Artist to Know: Matthias Kaiser

Vienna-based potter Matthias Kaiser blends Japanese ceramics technique with quirky modernism.
October 23, 2014
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Sheila Hicks's Sunbrella Color Riot in Paris

Sheila Hicks creates textile art ranging from minuscule to monumental, and has made her name subverting craft techniques into a unique modern vision.
October 7, 2014
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Forging a New Path for the Waterways of New York City

With a series of community-minded projects, an architecture team sets out to revitalize New York City’s waterways.
September 10, 2014
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In Cape Town, a Creative Duo Forges a Unique Approach to Furniture Design

Combining clean lines with traditional craftsmanship, a pair of Cape Town–based surfers help stoke, and satisfy, a demand for South African design.
August 26, 2014
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5 Puerto Rican Designers to Know

These up-and-coming designers draw inspiration from their Caribbean heritage to create bold, colorful, and thoughtful objects for the contemporary home. Visit Design in Puerto Rico for more information about the designers and their products.
July 21, 2014