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Michael Beirut at the Cooper-Hewitt

This week at the Cooper-Hewitt is National Design Week, designated by the museum as a week of focus on the ways design enriches everyday life.
October 23, 2008
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New from Patricia Urquiola

“For me, design and life goes together—it was my furniture, my husband, and my life that influenced me,” responds designer Patricia Urquiola when asked what influenced her recent wall and floor tile collection with Mutina.
October 20, 2008
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Last Day: Waterfalls

Today—Monday, October 13—is the final day Olafur Eliasson's Waterfalls will be flowing into the East River. If you've managed to miss the City of New York project thus far, and have curiosity about just what it looks like to see water fall from 100 feet into the East River, here are three ways to do so. Keep in mind the hours: 7am to 10pm daily.
October 13, 2008
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Re-Opening: The Museum of Arts and Design

Two Columbus Circle once was a stout-yet-hip white building with black porthole-esque forms around it: channeling 1960s mod better than any building could, courtesy of architect Edward Durell Stone. However in its place as of late is the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD): a new building that both pays homage to the original structure and takes it into the Dubai-led future. The new museum opens to the public September 27.
September 14, 2008
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Byrne Bike Racks

Now that the finalists have been announced for New York's CityRacks design competition, judge David Byrne gets to taste the big prize all those hard-working artists are striving for: Byrne's own bike racks will be installed around New York for a year, then sold as art at PaceWildenstein gallery.
September 5, 2008