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5 Modern Home Ice Cream Makers

For homemade ice cream! Whether you favor Kumquat-Poppy Seed or plain Vanilla, a home ice-cream maker lets you effortlessly craft a scoop that's made to order.
June 16, 2009
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Domestic Democracy

In a code-happy L.A. suburb, how do you break the mold without breaking the law? Architects Alice Fung and Michael Blatt steer clear of anarchy with a little democratic design.
June 15, 2009
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Way Out West

Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a single-family dwelling isn't as isolated as they had feared.
June 15, 2009
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Steel and Magnolias

What sort of house might a man with the title “recycling coordinator” live in?
June 14, 2009
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George Nelson Criss Cross Bubble Lamps

I like my pendant lamps grouped together or in a bundle, which is why I'm excited about the recent reissue of a trio of George Nelson's Criss Cross Bubble Lamps by Los Angeles-based modern furniture company Modernica.
June 10, 2009
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Viola Park Kitchens

Viola Park, a new company owned and operated by handcrafted cabinet brand Henrybuilt, offers the opportunity to revamp your cooking space based on the particular design of your existing kitchen without a huge home overhaul.
June 5, 2009
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Ripple Chandelier

At ICFF last month, jGoodDesign debuted several new products from their collection of hand-blown glass lighting. They showcased a number of beautiful chandeliers and pendants—the hanging styles accentuating the lightness and form of the glass designs.
June 4, 2009
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Basic Living

Live/work is a centuries-old practice turned overused architectural trend. By melding history and innovation, Turin’s Basic Village offers up a compelling reinvention of the concept.
June 3, 2009
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Ample Sample 2009

In the perfect vision of a sustainable future, products will be designed and produced based on cradle-to-cradle principles, eliminating waste and drastically reducing the amount of virgin resources used to keep the material world spinning round. At present, however, we still have a lot of unsustainably designed products on a slow march to the landfills. In an effort to breathe a second life into garbage-bound goods, the Ample Sample 2009 competition challenged designers to repurpose carpet samples and design new, "upcycled" products.
June 3, 2009