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  1. Pink Block Clock

    Pink Block Clock

    Boston-based Chroma Lab knows that color is key when you want to make a cheery statement. This eye-catching birch plywood wall clock will most certainly get your attention when you need to keep...

    $75.00

  2. Quistgaard Pepper Mills
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    Quistgaard Pepper Mills

    If you dig through your parents’ kitchen cupboards, chances are you’ll find a Jens Quistgaard design. Although “Quistgaard” never became a household name, the company he...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.07.09

  3. Student Project: Open Pollen
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    Student Project: Open Pollen

    High school students at Chapel Hill-Chauncy Hall school in Massachusetts got an early lesson in architecture and design when they built a site-specific sculpture on the grounds of their school last...

    written by: Drew Himmelstein
    04.07.09

  4. Lili Lite
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    Lili Lite

    In small spaces, furniture that can multi-task is key, and in the current economy, it’s also a much-needed budget saver. Which is why I love Studio Smeets Design’s product Lili Lite: It...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.06.09

  5. Sea Ranch in the Suburbs
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    Sea Ranch in the Suburbs

    Whether you consider it democracy at work or architectural sacrilege, the online retailer houseplans.com has begun selling blueprints for homes in The Sea Ranch, the legendary planned community...

    written by: David A. Greene
    04.03.09

  6. Neo Country Rocker

    Neo Country Rocker

    As a young Dutch designer, Ineke Hans is practically required to produce work that is playful and ironic. She did not disappoint at the Milan Furniture Fair in 2007, when Cappellini introduced her...

    $3055.00

  7. Mimi Cahalan's "Good Long Look"
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    Mimi Cahalan's "Good Long Look"

    In 2008, Mimi Cahalan, a Santa Cruz, California-based artist, was commissioned to create a piece of art to line the outdoor entranceway to the Lido Apartments in Santa Monica, California. After...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    04.02.09

  8. Loft Table Tools
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    Loft Table Tools

    Any good modernist will want his share of tools for living, but for me, if that tool kit doesn't come with a cheese knife forget about it. Imagine my delight at seeing Teroforma's new Loft Table...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    04.02.09

  9. Grove Nightstand

    Grove Nightstand

    Forgo the unruly pile of books, papers, pens and magazines next to the bed, and instead opt for the The Grove nightstand, a clean, classic small cabinet from Room & Board, which will tidily house...

    $1049.00

  10. The Pirate Chair
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    The Pirate Chair

    For better or for worse, we're currently living through something of a pirate renaissance. Pirates pop up as both comic cultural meme and serious scourge of the seas. With clear awareness of this...

    03.29.09

  11. Founding Farmers
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    Founding Farmers

    While in Washington DC we popped into Founding Farmers, the District’s only LEED Gold certified restaurant and bar. A farm-to-table style establishment, Founding Farmers would be just one of...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    03.26.09

  12. Urban Hardwoods Furniture
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    Urban Hardwoods Furniture

    Now that "salvage" has as many connotations with environmental sensitivity, creativity, and resourcefulness as with the need to scrimp and save, showrooms formerly reserved for brand new...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.24.09

  13. Cube Cabinet

    Cube Cabinet

    The Cube by Eastvold Furniture is a piece that certainly lives up to its name, a refreshingly unfussy cabinet design that comes in reclaimed Douglas Fir, maple, walnut, or white oak.

    $540.00

  14. Bardessono Green Hotel, Napa Valley
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    Bardessono Green Hotel, Napa Valley

    Northern California's wine country has the advantage of built-in open space preservation by virtue of its indispensable agricultural acreage. While there are certainly more tourist accommodations...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    03.23.09

  15. Jens Bench

    Jens Bench

    Benchwarming never looked better. Iconic designer Jens Risom has created a modern classic to match a chair and ottoman duo he introduced in 1949. Slide the cushion from left to right and a side...

    $1168.75

  16. Maun Windsor Chair

    Maun Windsor Chair

    Made by female workers in Botswana, where Mabeo is based, and under economically and environmentally sustainable conditions, this colorful new line of crafted furniture by Patty Johnson is designed...

  17. Pippi Stools

    Pippi Stools

    Sometimes you just need another place to sit. Whether you're hosting a party or sending someone on a time-out in the corner, this simple spindle stool is just right, and comes apart for flat...

    $68.00

  18. The Jonathan
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    The Jonathan

    Tired of waiting for innovative architecture to come to San Diego, this proactive architect added developer to his job description, and brought it there himself.

    written by: David A. Greene
    photos by: Randi Berez
    03.17.09

  19. Roadside Attraction
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    Roadside Attraction

    A Colorado couple handles their freeway-facing lot with flair, and incorporates a long list of sustainable features to boot.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Ron Pollard
    03.16.09

  20. Community of Vision
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    Community of Vision

    A mere eight miles from Mount Vernon, George Washington’s Georgian neoclassical plantation home, and just nine miles south of Old Town Alexandria, the colonial bastion that provides much...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    photos by: Eric Laignel
    03.16.09

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