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Color Combination We Love: Peaches and Greens

From upholstery to finishes, designers have been playing with two colors that forecast the verdant spring season ahead.
February 14, 2015
Dulles Airport, designed by Eero Saarinen.

Modern Valentines: A Love Letter to Eero Saarinen

Who says modern can't be romantic? Knoll just unearthed a trove of love letters exchanged between iconic designer Eero Saarinen and his wife, writer Aline B. Saarinen. Filled with pet names and poems, the letters reveal an intimate side to the architect that was sometimes absent from his designs. In one particularly tender exchange, he lists the twelve qualities about Aline that drew him to her, which reminded us of why we first fell for his work. We've reproduced the list in full, along with a few of our favorite images from Saarinen's career.
February 13, 2015
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The Brightly Colored World of Designers Scholten & Baijings

The reigning couple of color has made an indelibly saturated mark on the furniture scene of today. Here, a look at a new monograph on their work by Phaidon.
February 11, 2015
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Modernize Your Life With 6 New Items from Alessi

Alessi—the celebrated Italian manufacturer of watches, tableware, kitchen accessories, and more—debuted a handful of stylish new products that will help you live la dolce vita.
February 10, 2015
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Postcard Set Tells the Story of Modern Architecture from A to Z

With Archibet, Federico Babina playfully recreates signature works in the shape of letters corresponding to their creators.
January 16, 2015
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6 Trivets for Your Modern Table

Because you need a $100 trivet to protect your Craigslist dining table, we've rounded up 6 of our favorite options.
January 15, 2015
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Susan Paley at CES

From the Internet of Things to connected cars and 3D printing, one of the masterminds behind the Beats by Dr. Dre headphones runs down the hottest trends at this year's CES.
January 9, 2015
Ettore Sottsass Euphoria necklace for Acme Studio

Wearable Vintage Memphis Jewelry Taps Into Postmodern Revival

A studio jewelry manufacturer founded in the 1980s opens its vault, selling the remaining stock from a trove of brooches, necklaces, and earrings designed by the Memphis Group.
January 9, 2015
Product packaging we love.

Creative Packaging for the Design Objects of Today

The hallmark of a well-designed product is the big reveal.
December 22, 2014