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  1. From Frankfurt: Textile Trends
    Travel Reports

    From Frankfurt: Textile Trends

    One word that has come up in nearly every conversation here at Heimtextil is “inspiration.” Whether looking to discover it or provide it, the show is not just about buying and selling,...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    01.17.10

  2. Family Chair

    Family Chair

    Curating a set of effortlessly mismatched dining chairs can be a difficult task, unless it’s designed that way. Spindle legs and a classic Swedish stick back are the family ties that bind...

    $700.00

  3. From Frankfurt: Heimtextil
    Travel Reports

    From Frankfurt: Heimtextil

    January in Frankfurt is pretty darn cold, so it feels fitting to be here at Heimtextil browsing all the lush materials that are changing the way we make ourselves at home. It’s the 40th year...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    01.16.10

  4. Amco Juicer

    Amco Juicer

    $12.95

  5. Miami: Simpson Park Hammock
    Travel Reports

    Miami: Simpson Park Hammock

    One of the best bits of design I saw in Miami, when I was there last month for Design Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach, was well off the gallery-party-hotel circuit. I'd been to Simpson Park Hammock...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.15.10

  6. Sample Sale at Roche Bobois

    Sample Sale at Roche Bobois

    Floor samples, rugs and accessories will be on sale through to the end of January at three Roche Bobois locations: ...

    01.15.10

  7. Friday Finds 1.15.10
    Week in Review

    Friday Finds 1.15.10

    This week's round-up of links brings us lots of fodder for thought and inspiration. The editors share conceptual reuse ideas, Finnish textiles by way of Frankfurt, print design of yore, as well as...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    01.15.10

  8. Arc Table

    Arc Table

    Arc’s solid base of cement and fiber mimics the sweeping curves and crests of a tensile fabric structure, and this peaked construction can also weather the elements outdoors.

  9. Rebuilding Haiti
    Post

    Rebuilding Haiti

    In the days since the earthquake in Haiti, numerous aid groups have opened up channels for contributions small and large to assist in the immediate needs of survivors in and around Port-au-Prince....

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.14.10

  10. Miami Modern Metropolis
    Books

    Miami Modern Metropolis

    Aaron Britt: Having been to Miami several times now, most recently for Design Miami and Art Basel Miami Beach just last month, I've grown increasingly fond of the place. Equal parts pleasure center...

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.14.10

  11. Events this Weekend: 1.14-17
    Week in Review

    Events this Weekend: 1.14-17

    This long weekend sees two exhibition openings and two closings worth checking out: a look at Iannis Xenakis's work and the changing understanding of "landscape" in New York, Daniel...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.14.10

  12. Puutarhurin Parhaat Fabric

    Puutarhurin Parhaat Fabric

    The harvest pattern of pea pods, poppies, and broccoli in this Puutarhurin Parhaat fabric depicts a “gardener’s best yield,” part of Marimekko’s stylish new In Good Company...

    $42.00

  13. Jason Miller
    Interviews

    Jason Miller

    When people talk about Jason Miller, they invariably mention three things, in varying order: his wit, his youth, and his meteoric rise in the burgeoning United States design scene. Though all of...

    written by: Amber Bravo
    01.13.10

  14. Typography of the 19th Century Textile Trade

    Typography of the 19th Century Textile Trade

    Adrian Wilson leads a presentation about his unique collection of handmade typefaces and trademarks last seen in use by nineteenth-century fabric merchants.

    01.13.10

  15. Cerno at Ford & Ching
    Product of the Day

    Cerno at Ford & Ching

    Our friends at Ford & Ching recently announced a new addition to the curated family of designers they showcase in their Los Angeles headquarters. Cerno Group, founded in 2008, consists of a...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.13.10

  16. Review: Tadao Ando
    Books

    Review: Tadao Ando

    The architecture of Tadao Ando seeks to connect the building with its surrounding. In Tadao Ando, a book recently published by Birkhauser, author Yann Nussaume attempts to explain the work of the...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    01.13.10

  17. Furniture Designer Focus: Eero Aarnio
    Profiles

    Furniture Designer Focus: Eero Aarnio

    Eero Aarnio’s persistent quest for functional forms and manufacturing processes has been at the center of his iconic and prolific career.

    written by: Asko Ahokas
    photos by: Joanna Moorhouse
    01.12.10

  18. Lindal Cedar Homes | Turkel Design | Dwell Homes Collection

    Lindal Cedar Homes | Turkel Design | Dwell Homes Collection

    Here’s your invitation to learn about the new Lindal Designs For Living and the Dwell Homes Collection during a special LIVE online webinar presented by the designer, Joel Turkel of Turkel...

    01.12.10

  19. Josef Albers Exhibition
    Event Spotlight

    Josef Albers Exhibition

    As a pioneering voice in the diffusion of modern art and design, Josef Albers's contributions to printmaking, color theory and pedagogy cannot be overstated.

    written by: Aaron Britt
    01.12.10

  20. Opdahl Remastered
    House Tours

    Opdahl Remastered

    Case Study architect Edward Killingsworth’s masterpiece, the 1957 Opdahl House, fell into ruin, but thanks to a musician with a passion for modernism, it is celebrating its 50th anniversary...

    written by: Sam Grawe
    photos by: Catherine Ledner
    01.12.10

  21. The Third and The Seventh
    Post

    The Third and The Seventh

    Late last week I was preparing to blog about this short film by Alex Roman, and clearly so were lots of other people, judging by the fact that today Roman's dedicated site, thirdseventh.com,...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    01.12.10

  22. Streets Clock

    Streets Clock

    It's always the right time at the right place with the Streets Clock. These very cool pieces are completely customizable in a few easy clicks, and allow you to take the streets and waterways of...

    $142.73

  23. Jonas Wood

    Jonas Wood

    This is the first one-person museum exhibition of the artist's work, which is evocative of the Modernist sculptures of David Smith or Alexander Calder. Wood's subjects are centered around family...

    01.11.10

  24. The São Paulo Scene

    The São Paulo Scene

    We are building a map of notable spots nestled within the wee-bit-overwhelming streets of Brazil's largest city. Help us add to it by nominating your favorite architectural landmarks, restaurants,...

    written by: Amanda Dameron
    01.11.10

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