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Outdoor Gear Built for the Urban Dweller

Founded in 2008 by Jedd Rose and Mark Hansen, Topo Designs is an outdoor lifestyle brand. Headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the company designs wares that are meant to appeal to the Denver residents who live in the city, but love to be outside. As a result, Topo's products are simple, durable, and versatile, blending technical function and construction with urban life.
March 15, 2015
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Kitchen Update: Energy-Efficient Fridges, Dishwashers, and More

If your current appliances are on their last legs, consider swapping them for new models that help conserve power.
March 14, 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
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DacorMatch Lets You Customize Your Oven Color in Literally Unlimited Ways

Custom colors extend to wall ovens courtesy of Dacor.
March 6, 2015
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Poufs, Pillows, and Other Threads to Touch Up Your Home

Blankets, pillows, poufs, and napkins lend a touch of tactility to rooms begging for warmth in the winter months.
March 1, 2015
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Liliana Ovalle

Liliana Ovalle designs objects to evolve with use.
February 27, 2015
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Miele Through the Years: Q&A with Markus Miele & Reinhard Zinkann

The great-grandsons of the founders of German appliance company Miele are in it for the long haul.
February 26, 2015
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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
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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