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Micro-Hotel Suite by Resource Furniture at Dwell on Design

At Dwell on Design New York, Resource Furniture displayed a 255-square-foot micro-hotel suite stocked with streamlined modern pieces. Click through the slideshow for a preview of the space.
September 18, 2014
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Iconic and Whimsical 20th-Century Chairs

Chairs: we sit in them all day, but how often do we stop to admire them? In the Swiss Institute's inaugural edition of its design series, architect Andreas Angelidakis curates a selection of 20th-century chairs. Arranged in a theatrical display, complete with low-tech lighting effects, wooden crates, and other stylistic props, the chairs—which include highlights by Marcel Breuer, Pierre Jeanneret, and Gaetano Pesce—are given an otherworldly, anthropomorphic energy. Click through the slideshow to see some of the standout chairs on view.
September 18, 2014
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Dutch Designers Master Color and Texture

The reigning couple of colorful design complement their pastel-meets-neon palette with a new take on texture.
September 17, 2014
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Shop the Look: Perforated Furniture

Embrace negative space with these seven furniture and lighting picks that pack a punch (out). And for more perforated metal, see our roundup of cut-out architecture.
September 12, 2014
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10 Things to See at the London Design Festival 2014

Our picks for the must-see showcases, installations, and more at one of the fall's blockbuster design fairs.
September 12, 2014
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Dutch Military Bunker Becomes Tiny Vacation Home

A Belgian architecture firm transforms a 140-square-foot Dutch military structure into a modern-day vacation retreat.
September 10, 2014
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8 Furniture Designs Made With Mind-Bending Materials

The story of modern furniture design can't be separated from material technology. Ever since Charles and Ray Eames discovered a molding process to create curvaceous pieces of plywood, innovations and new materials have inspired designers to give form to previously impossible shapes. Click through the slideshow for some of the latest innovations that have caught our eye, from sleek chairs made from wool to lamps hewn from lava rocks.
September 8, 2014
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How Technology Informs the Craft Revolution

An exhibition at Design Museum Holon showcases products that marry handicraft and high-tech.
September 4, 2014
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Modern Furniture Designer Continues Her Family Tradition

Shuttling between her Paris apartment and her German workshop, Gesa Hansen strikes a balance while continuing a family design tradition.
August 29, 2014