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  1. The Personality of Yellow
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    The Personality of Yellow

    Yellow brings cheer—this is one conclusion by color theorists. But for designers Patricia Urquiola and Eliana Gerotto at Foscarini, the color is actually a new tweak to their celebrated...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    01.29.09

  2. Torch Light

    Torch Light

    Fancy yourself a flower arranger but can't keep a blossom in bloom? Target your talents at the Torch Light. Available as a single stem or in bunches, the simple design lets you create your own...

    $1890.00

  3. Criss Cross Bubble Lamp

    Criss Cross Bubble Lamp

    A mid-century classic, the Bubble Lamp was first designed by George Nelson in 1947. These famous lamps are part of the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

    $359.00

  4. Timeless Design: Future Perfect
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    Timeless Design: Future Perfect

    Marcel Breuer’s Wassily chair, the Eames lounge chair, George Nelson’s Ball clock, and Giancarlo Mattioli’s Nesso lamp are just a few of the prodigious products that one might...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    12.17.09

  5. Havana Outdoor

    Havana Outdoor

    An outdoor version of one of Foscarini's best sellers, Havana Outdoor is perfect to light ample outdoor spaces. The design integrates perfectly into the landscape of gardens and is ideal to define...

    $588.00

  6. Le Soleil Pendant Lamp

    Le Soleil Pendant Lamp

    A luminous sphere made up of irregular bands of opaque polycarbonate. Le Soleil Pendant Lamp by Foscarini has a special luminous effect with light projected upwards from the bands and central...

    $1551.00

  7. Philips LivingColors

    Philips LivingColors

    Bring color into your life wherever you want it with the LivingColors lamp – the latest innovation from Philips. The LivingColors lamp has a highly distinctive design and the ability to...

    $199.00

  8. Philips LivingColors Mini

    Philips LivingColors Mini

    Bring color into your life wherever you want it with the LivingColors Mini lamp – the latest innovation from Philips. The LivingColors Mini lamp has a highly distinctive design and the...

    $109.00

  9. Fly-Fly

    Fly-Fly

    The light wings of Fly-Fly, designed by Roberto and Ludovica Palomba, treat the eye to 360° illumination and a feeling of lightness. The transparent form projects the light in the environment...

    $949.00

  10. Industrial Designer Focus: Konstantin Grcic
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    Industrial Designer Focus: Konstantin Grcic

    Industrial designer Konstantin Grcic has done it all, from spoons to umbrellas to lights, but he’s best known for his data-driven chairs.  We dropped in on his Munich studio to sit...

    written by: Sally McGrane
    photos by: Oliver Mark
    06.18.10

  11. V Pendant

    V Pendant

    For those who are after more than just light, V will cast cool geometric shadows through its polycarbonate slats.

    $3235.00

  12. Text Appeal
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    Text Appeal

    Will Robison and Jacob Krupnick believe that transforming basic transactions into “retail experiments” will change the rapport we have with what we buy. Subports launched in late 2009...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    photos by: Anna Wolf
    11.24.10

  13. Less Is Amore
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    Less Is Amore

    With its architectural history reaching back to the ancient Greeks, Syracuse, on the island of Sicily, has plenty of old bones. In 2001, while still students, native sons Francesco (now an...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: Gunnar Knechtel
    05.08.11

  14. Modern French Design: Normal Studio
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    Modern French Design: Normal Studio

    With its fresh take on minimalism, French design duo Normal Studio is ushering in a new machine age.

    written by: Laetitia Wolff
    photos by: Jens Passoth
    12.27.11

  15. 8 Bright Modern Table Lamps
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    8 Bright Modern Table Lamps

    Searching high and low for your ideal table lamp? Brighter days are ahead.

    written by: Diana Budds
    photos by: Peter Belanger
    01.03.12

  16. Interiors by Kathryn Tyler, Linea Studio
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    Interiors by Kathryn Tyler, Linea Studio

    Judging by all the great feedback we've received on Kathryn Tyler's lovely Falmouth, England, home (Collector's Choice, June 2012), you all loved her style—and awesome collections of vintage...

    written by: Jaime Gillin
    06.12.12

  17. Future Classics, Circa 2050?
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    Future Classics, Circa 2050?

    It's something every designer, design writer, and design collector wonders constantly: Will this piece of furniture I made/ hailed in print/ bought still be in vogue in ten (or fifty) years' time?...

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    09.02.12

  18. Optical Illusions in Product Design
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    Optical Illusions in Product Design

    Visual illusions in design can bring a bit of magic to your modern space. From floating lamps to two-legged tables, we've gathered a few products to deceive your eyes and heighten your curiosity.

    written by: Kate Santos
    11.11.13

  19. 7 Futuristic Lighting Fixtures
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    7 Futuristic Lighting Fixtures

    The Space Race of the 1960s greatly influenced modernism in design and architecture. Like the astronauts that inspired them, these designs dare to boldly go where no one has gone before.

    written by: Kate Santos
    12.04.13

  20. Designer Spotlight: Alvaro Catalán de Ocón
    In The Modern World

    Designer Spotlight: Alvaro Catalán de Ocón

    An emerging Spanish designer redefines his role by pursuing philanthropic projects with indigenous peoples in Colombia.

    written by: Suzanne Wales
    01.26.14

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