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  1. Material Focus: Marble
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    Material Focus: Marble

    In this spotlight on materials in the modern home: marble. We examine four residences that make use of the natural stone.

    written by: Diana Budds
    07.31.13

  2. Solid Table from Normann Copenhagen
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    Solid Table from Normann Copenhagen

    Back in 2012, we reported on a marble-and-elm table by Norwegian designer Lars Beller Fjetland. At the time, he was just finishing up school at the Bergen National Academy of the Arts and exhibited...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.15.13

  3. Marcel Wanders
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    Marcel Wanders

    “It’s a mess up here.” Marcel Wanders is talking about his brain, and the necessary disorder of an open mind in design. “Philosophy is not one truth, but thousands of truths...

    written by: Jane Szita
    photos by: Adam Broomberg
    01.19.09

  4. Qantas First Lounge: Sydney
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    Qantas First Lounge: Sydney

    I had two legs to my trip as I flew back to San Francisco from Melbourne, Australia. And much as a nice little layover in Hawaii would have been, I actually changed planes in Sydney. As I was holed...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.20.09

  5. Lars Beller Fjetland
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    Lars Beller Fjetland

    “Lars Beller Fjetland’s Nuki table, held together by pegs and topped with a marble slab, grabbed my attention at the Stockholm Furniture  and Light Fair.” “Lars Bel...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.24.12

  6. Mining Modernity
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    Mining Modernity

    Danish designer Søren Rose debuted eight pieces of his Park Avenue furniture collection for De La Espada at the London Design Festival last year, and though the line is for sale its origins...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    photos by: João Canziani
    05.17.12

  7. Finnish Lines
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    Finnish Lines

    Design enthusiast and Alvar Aalto expert Juhani Lemmetti has transitioned his love of vintage Finnish furniture into a thriving furniture shop in Helsinki.

    written by: Tiffany Chu
    photos by: Niclas Warius
    06.11.12

  8. Eccentrico Table

    Eccentrico Table

    The rich back catalog of modernist Angelo Mangiarotti—spanning the 1950s to the 1970s—provided a trove of designs for the first collection from Agape Casa. Gravity holds aloft the...

  9. Sultan Chair

    Sultan Chair

    The ancients sculpted marble with mallets and chisels, but technology has changed the way the metamorphic rock is manipulated. Marsotto specializes in countertops and fittings and commissioned a...

  10. Peanut Bowl

    Peanut Bowl

    Consider it a cheeky take on the olde form-follows-function edict. Harry Allen's Peanut Bowl is, well, a bowl for peanuts that looks like a bowl made out of peanuts. Put it in the living room...

    $55.00

  11. Oud Lamp

    Oud Lamp

    Up-and-coming New Zealand design and manufacturing company Resident caught our eye with their brass beauty. Illuminated by an LED bulb and controlled via a sphere of polished marble, this task lamp...

  12. Modernist Jewelry by Margaret De Patta
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    Modernist Jewelry by Margaret De Patta

    Under the tutelage of a Bauhaus master, Margaret De Patta trailblazed the American studio jewelry movement with wearable art.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    07.02.12

  13. Tati Coatrack

    Tati Coatrack

    Tati epitomizes how Swedes design best: Form meets function with the help of quality materials—in this case, metal frame, stone base, and brass details.

    $970.00

  14. Algedi Table

    Algedi Table

    What began as one-offs morphed into the Seattle studio’s first in-house collection, which debuted this spring at ICFF. Pieces like this marble-topped table with copper legs exude a relaxed...

    $1195.00

  15. Whisky Stones MAX

    Whisky Stones MAX

    Made in Vermont from soapstone, these beverage cubes add a proper chill to your spirits. Soapstone’s incredible natural properties allow for one cool dram without the dilution of ice.

    $22.00

  16. Iceland's New Spark
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    Iceland's New Spark

    Iceland’s fondness for innovation and design is no secret. What is surprising, however, is that the capital city lacked a proper gallery showcasing product design until recently. Sigrí...

    written by: Jenna Gottlieb
    photos by: Bjorn Ludviksson
    09.19.12

  17. Into the Woods at Maison & Objet 2012
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    Into the Woods at Maison & Objet 2012

    As a reaction to throw-away culture in the years following the recession, we have seen age-old woodworking techniques such as cabinetry and parquetry become the focus of high-profile design...

    written by: Ali Morris
    photos by: Ali Morris
    09.21.12

  18. The Modern Honolulu
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    The Modern Honolulu

    In early April I was invited out to Honolulu to give a talk at the Hawaii Build and Buy Green Expo, an offer I could hardly refuse. And wanting to be as close to the Hawaiian Convention Center as I...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.25.12

  19. Q&A: Gijs Bakker
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    Q&A: Gijs Bakker

    As cofounder of the iconic Dutch collective Droog, industrial designer Gijs Bakker further defined the design identity of his homeland, the Netherlands, as simple and playful, conceptual but...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    05.25.10

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