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  1. Lego

    Lego

    Lego is the venerable toy company founded in 1932 in the village of Billund, Denmark by Ole Kirk Kristiansen, a master carpenter and joiner.  The motto of the company then and now is "only the...

    09.16.13

  2. AMAC

    AMAC

    AMAC Plastic Products was founded by Gene Hurwitt on the modernist notion that simple materials, elegantly designed, can form beautiful and useful objects. AMAC continues the tradition by creating...

    09.30.13

  3. AI Collection

    AI Collection

    AI Collection is a brand of an Ishiwaka based plastic injection molding company called Ishiwka Jyushi Kogyo KK. THe concept of the brand is to introduce a "living suggestion of fun and comfort"...

    10.23.13

  4. Karim Rashid Reviews 4 Luxury Plastic Chairs
    Product Reviews

    Karim Rashid Reviews 4 Luxury Plastic Chairs

    I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Plastics. 

    written by: Christopher Bright
    photos by: Martien Mulder
    03.18.09

  5. Power Plastic
    Design 101

    Power Plastic

    Every hour, enough sunlight hits the earth to power the entire planet for a year. But since they’re pricey—and, let’s face it, generally unattractive—solar cells are still woefully underutilized...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Hunter Freeman
    01.31.09

  6. Sing for Your Supper, Kid
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    Sing for Your Supper, Kid

    Though it was released in 2006, lately I've been appreciating David Weeks' Sing Sing Dinner Plate. Purportedly a copy of the actual food-trays used at the Sing Sing Correctional Facility in...

    written by: David A. Greene
    01.12.09

  7. 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

  8. Exploring the Plastiki
    Travel Reports

    Exploring the Plastiki

    Plastic waste is a huge problem. Single-use containers and products are clogging up our ecosystems, and the statistics are staggering: of the nearly 230 million tons of plastic the world uses...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    10.17.09

  9. Timeless Design: Future Perfect
    --The Future of

    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

  10. Lego Island
    Finishing Touch

    Lego Island

    Step back, Jacobsen, Utzon, Kjaerholm, Wegner, and all you other great Danes. When it comes to Danish design domination, the unrivaled champ is undoubtedly the almighty plastic brick—Lego.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    photos by: Céline Clanet
    03.19.10

  11. Salvaged Jungle Kitchen
    Food

    Salvaged Jungle Kitchen

    In the jungles of Maui, artist and builder Tom Sewell has built his own oasis. Using discarded materials from the Hawaiian island's sugar mills, he's created his own home and outbuildings as well...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    12.06.10

  12. Fantastic Plastics
    Travel Reports

    Fantastic Plastics

    While in Italy for a large press event regarding the 50th Salone Del Mobile, I took the opportunity to visit Kartell's headquarters in Noviglio, just outside of Milan. In a rambling campus of...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    photos by: Sam Grawe
    02.11.11

  13. Modern French Design: Normal Studio
    Profiles

    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

  14. Retail Therapy from MoMA
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    Retail Therapy from MoMA

    If you can't get enough of design history's classics, then you're in luck: MoMA just added re-issues of six iconic pieces from their permanent collection to their store. The pieces are discounted...

    written by: Diana Budds
    01.13.12

  15. 9 Dish Drainers

    9 Dish Drainers

    Dishes don't dry on their own and when you don't have a kitchen full of helpful towel-equipped guests at the ready, you're going to need a drying rack on which to place your freshly washed plates....

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    08.10.10

  16. A Trivet Trove

    A Trivet Trove

    To protect and serve: the slogan of any good trivet. Make sure your prized tabletop doesn't become singed from fresh-out-of-the-oven casseroles nor soggy from a tasty chilled delight. This oft...

    written by: Diana Budds
    05.03.11

  17. Easy Chair

    Easy Chair

    Designed by Jerszy Seymour in 2004 / Polypropylene with fiberglass reinforcement.

    $90.00

  18. ArcoBellini Chair

    ArcoBellini Chair

    Designed by Mario and Claudio Bellini in 2005 / Injection molded nylon or polycarbonate

    $195.00

  19. Supernatural Chair

    Supernatural Chair

    Designed by Ross Lovegrove in 2005 / Polyamide shell with fiberglass reinforcement / Available with solid or perforated back

    $176.00

  20. Miura Stool

    Miura Stool

    Reinforced polypropylene / 18.5" W x 15.75" D x 32" H with 30.5" seat height.

    $510.00

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