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Winning Bids: 7 Unbelievable Online Finds

Amassing a modern furniture collection on a budget used to require hundreds of man hours spent trawling yard sales. Now all it takes are the right keywords. Culled from our archives, here are seven instances of everyday design mavens who hit the online auction jackpot.
February 23, 2015
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Who Knew a Relaxed Tropical Retreat Could Be Made of Shipping Containers

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream home.
February 23, 2015
Vintage wicker chair.

Wicker, Man: 6 Modern Woven Chairs

These sleek woven fibre chairs are about as far from your grandpa's rocker as you can imagine.
February 23, 2015
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1830 Schoolhouse Salvaged as a Cozy Cabin

Joining Shobac—a historic farm in Nova Scotia now filled with cabins available for rent—is a 1830 schoolhouse converted into a two-bedroom cottage. Rehabilitated by Brian MacKay-Lyons of MacKay-Lyons Sweetapple Architects, the one-room schoolhouse hails from the town of Chebogue. MacKay-Lyons purchased the decrepit structure—it had closed in 1950 and fallen into misuse—to save it from demolition, and restored and transported it to the Shobac site.
February 23, 2015
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These Pieces Prove Why We Love Leather in Furniture

The material of the moment is leather.
February 22, 2015
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A Sneak Peek at the Broad Museum's Incredible Latticed Concrete Design

The $140 million museum by Diller Scofidio + Renfro is an impressive feat of concrete, glass, and steel.
February 21, 2015
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Design Trend to Watch: 3-D Weaving

Twisted cord appears in lighting and furniture pieces.
February 21, 2015
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Set in Stone: Furniture and Accessories with Marble Details

From the Greek word marmaros, meaning “shining stone,” marble is a refined material that has been used in sculpture, architecture, and product design. From home accents to furniture, these ten striking pieces celebrate the elegant, classic material. 
February 21, 2015
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A Look at Marble in the Kitchen

Marble is certainly not a new choice for the kitchen, but we still love it on backsplashes, islands, and dining tables.
February 20, 2015
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