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5 Design Shops We Love in Los Angeles

Selling everything from graphic tees to modern outdoor furnishings, Los Angeles is packed full of great design shops we love.
April 17, 2015
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This Prefab Ski School in the Alps Took 10 Days to Assemble

Made of recyclable and other eco-friendly materials, LEAPfactory’s modular ski school has an incredibly light environmental touch.
April 11, 2015
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10 Party-Friendly Houses Perfect for Entertaining

Let's raise a toast to the hosts at these ten festive residences.
April 7, 2015
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"The Architects" Offers a Peek into New York's Architecture Firms

At the Storefront for Art and Architecture, filmmaker Amie Siegel presents a collective portrait of the New York architects shaping today's global design community.
April 3, 2015
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Ceramic Artist Francesca DiMattio Explores the Beauty in Domesticity

Francesca DiMattio's large-scale ceramic sculptures turn elements of functional design into dramatic works of art.
April 2, 2015
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The Companies That Are Keeping American Design Alive

The key to getting your hands on American-made design lies with the retailers that make it a point to highlight where their pieces originate. Four companies whose offerings range from large-scale furniture to independently produced wares share honest opinions on manufacturing.
April 2, 2015
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The Retailers of American-Made Design: Makers Market

Suzy Ekman of Makers Market, an online shop that aims to celebrate American craftsmanship with high-quality local wares, tells us about her dreams for domestic production.
April 2, 2015
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3 Truly Inspiring Homes by Habitat for Humanity

For nearly 40 years, Habitat for Humanity has worked with architects, students, and volunteers around the world to guarantee the neediest their most basic human right, shelter. These are the stories behind three welcoming Habitat homes.
April 2, 2015
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See Surrealist Street Art in Action at Dwell on Design Los Angeles

On Saturday, May 30, at Dwell on Design Los Angeles, local street artist Norm “Nomzee” Maxwell will spend the entire day creating a mural in real time as part of a live-painting demonstration on the show floor.
April 2, 2015