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After a long winter, spring has sprung, and the design community of Brooklyn is kicking off the season in fine form with the 7th annual BKLYN DESIGNS exhibition in Dumbo. The event, presented by the Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce, runs May 8th through the 10th, and features 45 Brooklyn-based designers specializing in furniture, lighting, carpeting, flooring, and wall coverings.  [photos:1]
April 17, 2009
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Corbusier's Cabanon at RIBA

The only structure that famed architect Le Corbusier ever designed for himself has been reconstructed inside the Royal Institute of British Architects in the UK for the exhibition "Le Corbusier’s Cabanon 1952/2006 - The Interior 1:1," presented in partnership with Cassina.
March 20, 2009
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AIA SF Design Awards 2009

San Francisco is a hotspot for incredible architecture—and this past year was no exception. Last week the American Institute of Architect’s San Francisco chapter celebrated the best of the best with their 2009 Design Awards ceremony.
March 11, 2009

The Soft Spot

As designers embrace the idea of directing their skills toward doing good in the world, a collective of students and alumni from the Academy of Art University in San Francisco have launched an initiative called The Soft Spot, which aims to answer the question, What the *#&! is social design, anyway??
March 3, 2009
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Lifecycle Building Challenge

In economic downturns of yore, "reduce, reuse, and recycle" was less a mantra of environmental do-gooders than a financial survival strategy. Which is where the second annual Lifecycle Building Challenge comes in.
November 16, 2008
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Systematic Landscapes exhibit at the de Young Museum

Maya Lin’s newly opened exhibition at the de Young Museum in San Francisco, titled Systematic Landscapes, depicts a stunning collection of recent and brand-new works that explore what the New York–based artist describes as the “notions of landscape and geologic phenomena.” Lin came to prominence in 1981 when she, as a senior at Yale University, won the design competition for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, DC.
November 4, 2008
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Michael Beirut at the Cooper-Hewitt

This week at the Cooper-Hewitt is National Design Week, designated by the museum as a week of focus on the ways design enriches everyday life.
October 23, 2008
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Last Day for Home Delivery: Fabricating the Modern Dwelling

Today is the final day to venture through this well-received survey of the phenomenon that is the prefabricated home.
October 20, 2008
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Lavaflow Exhibit at Mollusk Surf Shop

With photos now pouring in of newly snow-covered cities across America—or perhaps exactly because of it—we have Hawaii on our minds.
October 17, 2008