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8 Ways to Design With Tubular-Steel Furniture

What do Marcel Breuer's Cesca chair, Eileen Gray's Bibendum chair, and Charles Pollock's CP Lounge have in common? It's all in the material: tubular steel. "I considered such polished and curved lines not only symbolic of our modern technology but actually to be technology," Breuer said. While wood patinas and leather cracks and ages, slick industrial steel is capable of retaining its just-new luster for decades (with a quick polish, of course). Herewith, eight examples of how to incorporate tubular steel pieces into your modern abode.
March 20, 2015
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A Pile of Scrap Cardboard Inspired Frank Gehry's Iconic Collection

The story behind Frank Gehry’s Easy Edges.
March 19, 2015

8 Los Angeles Designers You Should Know

The City Of Angeles is, among many other things, a city of great design. If these eight L.A.-based designers aren't already on your radar, it's time to get to know them.
March 16, 2015
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Furnish by Color: Red

If you're looking to match with red, these seven products are cardinal.
March 10, 2015

The Woman Behind Le Corbusier’s Iconic Chaise Almost Didn't Get the Job

Before becoming one of the most influential modern designers, Charlotte Perriand couldn't get a job from Le Corbusier.
March 8, 2015
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Design Classic: Alvar Aalto's Artek Stools

More than 80 years after their introduction, Alvar Aalto's stools for Artek retain their currency and remain perennial favorites.
March 5, 2015
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Handcrafted Modern Furniture from Israel

Alon Dodo's handmade furniture celebrates "the perfection of imperfection."
March 4, 2015
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This Cape Town duo designs furniture with a functionalist bent.
March 4, 2015
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5 Vanities We Could Stare at All Day

Once a symbol of glamour and luxury, the vanity fell into obscurity after the mid-20th century. Today’s designers are reviving the style en masse.
March 2, 2015