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Porsche and Heath Ceramics Talk Timeless Design in a New Video

Porsche visits the studio of legendary American maker Heath Ceramics to discuss what makes its pottery so enduring. Watch a video with owners Catherine Bailey and Robin Petravic to see how Heath continues its commitment to “good design that works its way into your life" nearly seven decades after opening its doors.
May 10, 2015
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Midcentury Gem in Canada Saved from the Wrecking Ball

A 1940s lake house was given new life and an open-plan update thanks to architect Alain Carle.
May 9, 2015
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Energy Storage Expert Jim Kelly Brings Renewables to Railroads

Jim Kelly first began pondering the possibilities and limitations of renewables as a senior vice president of transmission and distribution for Southern California Edison. After 38 years with the state’s second-largest utility, he was named CEO of Advanced Rail Energy Storage, or ARES, which developed a system that draws energy from the grid to run weighted rail cars up an incline. When demand spikes, the cars roll downhill and a regenerative braking system generates electricity that is dispatched back to the grid. On the basis of its quarter-scale test facility in California’s Tehachapi Mountains, ARES received its first commercial commission, in 2014, to deliver reliable, renewable energy to Southern California from Nevada by 2017.
May 9, 2015
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Editor's Picks: 7 Inspiring Examples of American Design

Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's May 2015 issue.
May 9, 2015
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8 of the Coolest Things We Saw at BKLYN DESIGNS

The latest of edition of NYCxDesign kicked off today with the opening of BKLYN DESIGNS, a celebration of the borough's creative economy that runs through May 10 at Greenpoint's Brooklyn Expo Center.
May 8, 2015
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Modern Red Statement Chairs We Love

These modern red accent chairs are instantly appealing.
May 8, 2015
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7 Ways to Get Creative with a Staircase

The trend in creative staircase design continues to flourish.
May 8, 2015
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6 Breezy Balconies

These summer-ready balconies are perfect for cookouts or kicking back with a book.
May 8, 2015
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