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An Exhibit Tells the Story of Legendary Design Brand Vitra

"Vitra—Design, Architecture, Communication: a European Project with American Roots" is on view at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through April 26.
December 5, 2014
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New Kids on the Bloc: American Architects in the Post-Soviet World

Three New York-based architects discuss the challenges—and opportunities—of designing in Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
November 7, 2014
"Less but Better" by Dieter Rams and "Pantone on Fashion: A Century in Color Design" by Leatrice Eiseman and E.P. Cutler

5 Must-Read Books On Color

New releases on the wonderful world of color—or a palate-cleansing lack thereof.
October 25, 2014
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Every Room is a Different Hue in This Bright Manhattan Hotel

A Manhattan hotel uses color to create an immersive experience that brings together art, architecture, and interior design.
October 23, 2014
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Using Color for Good: Q&A with Designer Ruth Lande Shuman

Industrial designer Ruth Lande Shuman, who founded the nonprofit Publicolor, expounds on color’s emotional value.
October 23, 2014
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Design Proposals for a Guggenheim Museum in Helsinki

An anonymous, open design competition organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is envisioning a new branch of the museum on in the South Harbor area of Helsinki. The museum would cover international twentieth and twenty-first century art, with a special focus on Nordic art and architecture. The first round of submissions drew in 1,715 proposals from 77 countries. Click through the slideshow to see a handful of the submissions, which are poised to transform the waterfront area.
October 22, 2014
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Vibrating Sound Architecture Arrives in Downtown New York

What's vibrating, neon pink, and stuffed in a storefront gallery in New York City's Nolita neighborhood? A sound-based installation by innovative studio THEVERYMANY at Storefront for Art and Architecture.
October 17, 2014
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Sheila Hicks's Sunbrella Color Riot in Paris

Sheila Hicks creates textile art ranging from minuscule to monumental, and has made her name subverting craft techniques into a unique modern vision.
October 7, 2014
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Idyllic Home Designed for an Artist

In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect collaborate on a modern residence dedicated to creative pursuits.
October 1, 2014