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How to Organize Your Books with Storage Cubbies

Everyone dreams of owning an expansive home library filled with thumbed-through classics, but a cubby and library card is often more realistic.
September 18, 2015
Miroshelters the Miner's Shelter

These Incredibly Tiny Cabins, Tree Houses, and Mobile Dwellings Are All Less Than 182 Square Feet

Author Derek Diedricksen zeroes in on the DIY art of small living in his new book, Microshelters. What he finds is a highly motivated, occasionally eccentric community of hobbyists who challenge themselves to pack tons of functionality into spaces that are barely bigger than parking spots.
September 15, 2015
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8 Places to Visit in Buenos Aires

A design lover's guide to the Argentine capital.
May 13, 2015
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6 Relaxing Outdoor Reading Spaces

These outdoor nooks will inspire you to settle in for a good read.
April 20, 2015
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Monochromatic Color Palettes Are the Ultimate Modern Design Tool

With stunning photographs by Pia Ullin, Monochrome Home shows how restrained color palettes of inky blues, black, white, and neutrals create a sophisticated, modern interior. Written by Hilary Robertson and published by Ryland, Peters & Small, the tome offers a glimpse into high-design homes along with detailed sourcing information and practical advice on how to execute the looks yourself.
March 30, 2015
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26 Books You Need to Read if You Love Design

Delving into everything from Alexander Girard to wabi-sabi, we take a look at 26 authoritative works on modern architecture, design, and technology.
December 28, 2014

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For the Bibliophile

When it comes to giving books, one size (usually) fits all, there's no need to find an additional box with which to wrap it, and it lasts a lifetime. We've handpicked a few of our favorites along with extra items to create the ultimate reading nook.
December 4, 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
Hans Wegner's Papa Bear chair and ottoman

Must-Have Collectors Items at Brooklyn's Open Air Modern

Open Air Modern is based in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, but its reach extends to midcentury Scandinavia and beyond with a selection of curated vintage furniture and a hand-culled design library.
October 16, 2014