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A Transformative Apartment Renovation in Brooklyn

A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.
May 20, 2014
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Alexander Girard: An Uncommon Vision

A pop-up exhibition in Manhattan heralds Herman Miller's first-ever archival reissues of Girard's furniture and textile designs.
May 16, 2014
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A Mid-Century Modern Renovation in Palm Beach County

When Chicago condo dwellers Kurt Baldassari and Virginia Devlin decided it was time to escape their city’s harsh winters once and for all, there was just one thing they couldn’t compromise on—the home had to be a mid-century modern. They found exactly that on a charming street called Barefoot Lane in Palm Beach County, Florida. The home was built in 1956 by Byron Simonson, an accomplished architect from the Palm Beach area whose residential designs are hard to come by today. The couple worked with architect Jeffrey Silberstein to preserve the home’s mid-century touches, while creating a light-filled space that feels current.
May 13, 2014
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Designing with Eero Saarinen's Tulip Dining Set

Eero Saarinen's fiberglass-and-aluminum Tulip table and chairs, designed in 1950s for Knoll, were among the futuristic furnishings found in the 1960s classic Star Trek series. Today, the industrial design classic—with its furturistic use of ellipses—slips seamlessly into modern interiors.
April 30, 2014

A Gut Renovation Transforms a Tiny Manhattan Apartment

A 400-square-foot Upper East Side apartment gets a new look.
April 30, 2014

Accessible Frank Lloyd Wright House in Illinois Is Reborn as a Museum

Tours of the Ken and Phyllis Laurent House in Rockford, Wright's only accessible building, start June 7.
April 24, 2014
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A Renovated Brick Schoolhouse in the Netherlands

With a palette of earthy colors and materials, and some thoughtful architectural interventions, a soaring schoolhouse in the Netherlands is reborn.
April 23, 2014
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A Pine Box Vacation Home in Sweden

Architect Gert Wingårdh creates a passionately outfitted vacation home for two midcentury furniture dealers on the western coast of Sweden.
April 23, 2014