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Danish Textile Brand Kvadrat at Milan Design Week 2014

For its annual exhibition during Milan Design Week, Kvadrat invites young designers like Anton Alvarezto reimagine uses for its Divina wool fabric.
April 3, 2014
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Nature-Influenced Bathroom Fixtures

Sinewy lines and subtle contours abound in organic bathroom fixtures—plus, three engineered materials that are increasingly indistinguishable from their natural counterparts.
April 1, 2014
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Furniture by Color: Purple

Because of its vibrancy, purple can be a difficult color to work into an everyday space. But whether, woven into a throw or set upon a side table, it can be a regal accent, adding richness and texture.
March 31, 2014
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Flat Design for Kitchen Appliances

We've noticed a curious trend of disappearing appliances, planar sinks, and subdued surfaces. Just like the flat design that is becoming popular in technology interfaces, this kitchen is excess-free and pared back to the essentials.
March 31, 2014
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10 Modern Baking Essentials

Ancient wisdom has it that the hearth is the heart of the home, and these modern products are a baker's delight.
March 26, 2014
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7 Out-of-the-Box Ceramics

Inspired by everything from pillowcases to quantum mechanics, these ceramic designers channel the surreal, the abstract, and the everyday to produce unique designs.
March 24, 2014

9 Modern Metallics for Spring

These metallic accessories for home and garden reflect the bright light of spring.
March 22, 2014
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13 Furnishings in Outdoor-Friendly Materials

Pro tip: For a colorful or light industrial feel, powder-coated metal is your best friend when it comes to outdoor furniture. When going the wood route, opt for teak, which oxidizes naturally.
March 18, 2014
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Ikea Furniture Designed for Small Spaces

Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities across the world to reimagine flexible furniture for urban spaces.
March 17, 2014