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8 Bold Chandeliers That Light Up Their Rooms

From sculptural to minimal, these are eight chandelier options for the modern romantic.
April 9, 2015

Marble Design: Over It, or Still in Love?

The material that's been around since ancient times isn't showing any signs of losing popularity. We take a look at seven modern designers that are making a strong case for the classic material.
April 6, 2015
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The Retailers of American-Made Design: WorkOf

Charlie Miner and John Neamonitis, the co-founders of WorkOf, discuss the trends they've noticed in the maker community.
April 2, 2015
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8 Reasons to Love Hand-Blown Glass

When husband and wife Jeremy Pyles and Mary Welch were frustrated with the lighting options for their Manhattan home-furnishings shop—Niche—they decided to create their own pendant light for the store. It soon became the store’s most sought after option, and in 2005, Pyles and Welch launched a line of ten lights made from hand-blown glass. Niche Modern has since created more lights, and expanded its assortment to include other colorful glass objects like vases and carafes. 
April 1, 2015
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The Retailers of American-Made Design: Room & Board

We chat with Gene Wilson, director of manufacturing and vendor management at Room & Board, about the ups and downs of producing in the U.S.
April 1, 2015
“When I first thought of moving to Harlem, I looked at a map,” says Ryall. “The island’s about 210 blocks long, I’m near 110th Street—I thought, ‘It’s right in the center of Manhattan.’”

5 Light-Filled NYC Homes

Accessing natural light in a city hemmed in by row houses and skyscrapers requires getting creative. These five sun-soaked New York homes are designed with maximum exposure in mind.
March 12, 2015
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This Illuminated Arkansas Home Changes Colors with the Tap of a Smartphone

An affordable live-work home in Fayetteville, Arkansas lights up the night with a series of low-cost LED fixtures.
March 10, 2015

The Lighting Fixture That Inspired A High-Stakes Heist: The PH Artichoke

Commissioned for a restaurant in 1958, the PH Artichoke lamp by Poul Henningsen has become a fixture in modern spaces.
February 15, 2015
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An LED Light Display Takes Over an Avenue in Quebec City

Lampshades by Lightemotion lend a cozy feel to the streetscape while celebrating Quebec's artistic heritage.
February 11, 2015