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  1. Kvilt Sofa

    Kvilt Sofa

    Nina Jobs claims her inspiration for her immensely likable Kvilt line, which first appeared in prototype form in 2009, is the puffy informality of thick winter coats. The upholstered is...

  2. Meet Pouffe and Table

    Meet Pouffe and Table

    The Meet family of pentagonal tables and pouffes is designed to be arranged together dynamically, making for creative spaces. The legs are white oiled oak, and the the tops are available in a range...

  3. Tadao Ando Dream Chair TA001

    Tadao Ando Dream Chair TA001

    Tadao Ando designed Dream Chair as a tribute to Hans J. Wegner. The chair is made of three-dimensional plywood and with this material, Tadao Ando and the cabinetmakers at Carl Hansen & Søn...

  4. Gärsnäs Hug Armchair by Anna von Schewen

    Gärsnäs Hug Armchair by Anna von Schewen

    Stackable armchair in natural beach or stain, with a frame of chromed metal steel tubing.  Seat can be covered in fabric or leather.

  5. Frolla Armchair

    Frolla Armchair

    Someone’s finally done it: a high-design beanbag chair for adults. Frolla’s removable cover features cordonnet stitching in an electric blue yarn; the base fabric comes in beige or gray cotton.

    $770.00

  6. Cleon Sofa

    Cleon Sofa

    This modular sectional has the low-slung, relaxed silhouette of an Italian sofa three times the price. Bright persimmon contrast stitching adds just the right amount of oomph to the otherwise...

    $2850.00

  7. Panchina

    Panchina

    Italian designer and architect Antonio Citterio has worked with Vitra for 25 years, and these benches—part of the Grand Repos collection—demonstrate how classic lines can be updated without looking...

    $1370.00

  8. Piping Hot

    Piping Hot

    Even the fluffiest sofa looks sporty and tailored when outlined in crisp edging. Whether zigzagged, contrast-stitched, or piped, the latest trend in upholstered furniture has us examining the seams.

    written by: Kelsey Keith
    12.19.12

  9. 7 Minimalist Living Rooms
    Rooms We Love

    7 Minimalist Living Rooms

    Uncluttered and pared back to the fewest of items, these seven living rooms make minimalism shine.

    written by: Diana Budds
    12.18.13

  10. M.A.S.S.A.S. Sofa

    M.A.S.S.A.S. Sofa

    The M.A.S.S.A.S. collection is compact and tidy, defined by the raised, tacking-like stitching along its seams. Upholstery fabric is bonded to wadding to create an ubersturdy covering for its...

  11. Design Classic: Eero Saarinen's Womb Chair
    Rewind

    Design Classic: Eero Saarinen's Womb Chair

    A look at Eero Saarinen's Womb chair, an icon of midcentury modern design.

    written by: Dora Sapunar
    04.07.14

  12. Fly sofa SC3

    Fly sofa SC3

    Movable cushions make it easy to get comfortable on this dowel-backed looker. Choose from white oiled oak or a darker smoked-wood version.

    $5292.00

  13. Industrial Revolution
    My House

    Industrial Revolution

    Maria Cook and Lance Compa were only looking to kill a sleepy Sunday afternoon when they drove 20 minutes south of their home in Ithaca, New York, to see a house that a real estate circular had...

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Adam Friedberg
    01.15.09

  14. Taking His Own Advice
    Green

    Taking His Own Advice

    When Greg Reitz was ten years old, he was already so worried about the state of the planet that, without prompting from his parents, he spent his allowance to join Greenpeace.

    written by: Frances Anderton
    photos by: Robert Gregory
    02.01.09

  15. 101 Home Buying / Selling
    Design 101

    101 Home Buying / Selling

    You—yes, YOU—can buy (or sell) your own home. Here's how.

    written by: Heather Wagner
    02.22.09

  16. Teach Your Parents Well
    Profiles

    Teach Your Parents Well

    In May 2005, Susan Bodnar and David Schatsky asked architects Normal Projects to green their prewar apartment and their contemporary lives.

    written by: Shonquis Moreno
    photos by: Martien Mulder
    02.25.09

  17. Holy Table
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    Holy Table

    To place items on a table: that's one way to go about it. However as of late, tables have been cropping up with the added—or subtracted, rather—element of a hole in the table's surface....

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    09.01.08

  18. The Structure of Construction
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    The Structure of Construction

    This brilliant new table, called A New Perspective, by James Tooze of England's Batch, combines graphic design and carpentry to produce a three-dimensional diagram of itself. That is,...

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    03.01.09

  19. The Bellwether of Belvedere
    House Tours

    The Bellwether of Belvedere

    Sustainable consultant to the stars Jordan Harris convinces Hollywood starlets to go hybrid, but when it came to greening his own home, he enlisted outside help.

    written by: Chloe Veltman
    photos by: Todd Hido
    04.17.09

  20. Furniture Designer Focus: Eero Aarnio
    Profiles

    Furniture Designer Focus: Eero Aarnio

    Eero Aarnio’s persistent quest for functional forms and manufacturing processes has been at the center of his iconic and prolific career.

    written by: Asko Ahokas
    photos by: Joanna Moorhouse
    01.12.10

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