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  1. Architectural Adventure
    My House

    Architectural Adventure

    When people ask architects Apurva Pande and Chinmaya Misra where they live, they never get a straightforward answer. The couple's home lies at the end of a cul-de-sac somewhere between Culver City...

    written by: Chloe Veltman
    photos by: Bryce Duffy
    01.18.09

  2. New Orleans, LA
    House Tours

    New Orleans, LA

    As New Orleans struggles to get back on its feet, one architect learns from the past while building for the future.

    written by: Andrew Wagner
    photos by: Catherine Ledner
    01.18.09

  3. Halving It All
    House Tours

    Halving It All

    David Sarti's little red house in Seattle's sleepy Central District proves that a bit of land, ambition, and carpentry know-how can go a long way.

    written by: James Nestor
    photos by: Misha Gravenor
    01.19.09

  4. Taking Liberties
    House Tours

    Taking Liberties

    Designed and built in 1878 for Judge John Murphy, a 4,400-square-foot white structure has, from the outside, the undeniable characteristics of a classic San Francisco Victorian. Stepped back from...

    written by: Andrew Wagner
    photos by: Dave Lauridsen
    01.19.09

  5. Auctioneer Richard Wright reviews 7 dining chairs
    Product Reviews

    Auctioneer Richard Wright reviews 7 dining chairs

    This dinner guest is always invited, but doesn’t eat or drink, and never joins the conversation. But long after the party’s over, it will still be at the table. Our favorite dining...

    written by: Amber Bravo
    photos by: RJ Muna
    01.21.09

  6. Organic Chair

    Organic Chair

    This vaunted design was created for the 1940 MoMA exhibition “Organic Design in Home Furnishings.” The chair, which was the first to mold wood into complex curvatures and use the cycle-welding...

  7. PK9

    PK9

    Designed in 1960, the PK9 features a distinctive three-legged stainless steel base topped by a leather-covered seat of pressure-molded polyester.

  8. Swag Leg Chair

    Swag Leg Chair

    While the 1958 fiberglass originals fetch a steep prices on the collector’s market, today’s Swag Leg chair is easy to acquire and 100 percent recyclable.

  9. HP/1

    HP/1

    The HP/1 (whose name stands for “hi pad”) is executed in Morrison’s typical understated manner. The molded seat is available in a wide range of fabrics and leathers and sits atop a satin stainless...

  10. Metropolitan Side Chair

    Metropolitan Side Chair

    Bernett’s 2003 side chair rounds out a collection that also includes a lounge chair and bed. This chair is available in a wide range of coverings atop a choice of frames: an aluminum base with four...

  11. De La Warr Pavilion Chair

    De La Warr Pavilion Chair

    The aluminum De La Warr Pavilion chair was designed for the 2005 reopening of England’s modernist seaside landmark. While it can be used outdoors, an upholstered version is available, with the...

  12. Carbon Chair

    Carbon Chair

    The genesis for the Carbon chair was the Carbon Copy, a prototype carbon-fiber replica of Charles and Ray Eames’s iconic Wire chair. This chair is completely hand coiled and is 100 percent carbon...

  13. Magic Mountain
    House Tours

    Magic Mountain

    Architect Ko Wibowo designed a house of prodigious proportions beneath the hulking rise of Mount Ranier.

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: John Clark
    01.22.09

  14. Courtyard of Appeal
    Green

    Courtyard of Appeal

    Like so many L.A. stories, the tale of the Courtyard House begins with a lucky break. One day in 2001, Thomas Robertson got a call from a friend he hadn’t seen in ages. The friend told him that his...

    written by: David A. Greene
    photos by: Maria Aufmuth
    01.25.09

  15. Leave it to Beavers
    Green

    Leave it to Beavers

    It’s not unusual for New Yorkers to have problems with their neighbors; after all, many a co-op brawl has started over a little late-night noise. But it is rare for the downtown crowd to have...

    written by: Amara Holstein
    photos by: Raimund Koch
    01.25.09

  16. Taste of Talking

    Taste of Talking

    These infinitely interesting salt and pepper shakers don't just resemble the traditional ear and mouth pieces from the telephones of yore; they really are (unused) pieces taken from from real phones!

  17. Dry Bones

    Dry Bones

    Los Angeles native Chris Stiles created these salt and pepper shakers from unglazed refined white clay. A favorite gift because they're so precious and appeal to so many people. Shake them bones.

    $24.00

  18. Classic Century

    Classic Century

    Originally designed in 1952 by world-renowned designer Eva Zeisel, this timeless tabletop art makes a comeback in a creamy neutral. Each organic, elegant piece is a masterpiece of form and function.

    $36.95

  19. Wobble

    Wobble

    Subtly playful, these plump shakers rock gently back and forth when tipped. A weighted base keeps each glass balanced, ensuring they never fall over.

    $32.00

  20. Sal&

    Sal&

    This salt and pepper set explores a new visual solution: one pot nestling on the other. The tactile pair can be displayed together or separately and is also available in glossy apple green.

    $42.95

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