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  1. PXL Pendant Light

    PXL Pendant Light

    We're not sure which the PXL reminds us of more: Panton and Pantone, or clowns and carnivals. The fact that its lacquered aluminum bands are upbeat and eye-catching, however, is without a doubt.

    $1028.00

  2. Wishbone Hall Stand

    Wishbone Hall Stand

    Leave all your hang-ups at the door with the Wishbone, Danish design firm Busk+Hertzog's sleek, powder-coated stainless steel take on Mother's Nature's original coatrack: the tree.

    $507.00

  3. A Tale of Two Tiny Cars
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    A Tale of Two Tiny Cars

    Now that gas prices in the U.S. are hovering around two dollars a gallon, what's happened to green driving?

    written by: David A. Greene
    03.24.09

  4. Urban Hardwoods Furniture
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    Urban Hardwoods Furniture

    Now that "salvage" has as many connotations with environmental sensitivity, creativity, and resourcefulness as with the need to scrimp and save, showrooms formerly reserved for brand new...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.24.09

  5. Garden Show: A Festival of Flavors

    This is a three-day celebration featuring designer gardens, guest speakers, organics, edible plants and more.  Other events and attractions include garden chats, landscaping experts, a...

    03.24.09

  6. Water Knows No Boundaries

    Will Baker, president, Chesapeake Bay Foundation; Iris Miller, ASLA, The Catholic University of America; and Tommy Wells, Washington, D.C. Councilmember, discuss practical solutions for cleaning up...

    03.24.09

  7. Immersive and Virtual Architecture at the Edge of Physicality

    In this discussion, SCI-Arc hosts seven distinguished architects and theorists that work at the intersection of physical and virtual worlds. These professionals will present their work and ideas...

    03.24.09

  8. Palm Springs, California
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    Palm Springs, California

    In Palm Springs, California, “mid-century modern” connotes more than just Eames chairs and glass walls; it also hints at Hollywood Regency. From the 1920s through the 1970s, silver...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.24.09

  9. Cube Cabinet

    Cube Cabinet

    The Cube by Eastvold Furniture is a piece that certainly lives up to its name, a refreshingly unfussy cabinet design that comes in reclaimed Douglas Fir, maple, walnut, or white oak.

    $540.00

  10. Inhabitat Spring Greening Contest
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    Inhabitat Spring Greening Contest

    Whether or not you regard spring as an opportunity for spring cleaning, Inhabitat encourages you to do some spring greening, with their first annual Spring Greening contest, a smart challenge that...

    written by: Jordan Kushins
    03.23.09

  11. Bordeaux, France
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    Bordeaux, France

    Classical yet current, Bordeaux is a city that celebrates the details that comprise the whole. Architect Oliver Brochet guides our tour around the accessible tram system, the historic women,...

    written by: Marc Kristal
    photos by: Peter Augustin
    03.23.09

  12. Lizz Chair

    Lizz Chair

    Kartell's indoor/outdoor Lizz chair—similar to Starck's La Marie, but designed with comfort in mind—finally arrived stateside in 2008 in seven glossy techno-polymer colors.

    $285.00

  13. Barbara Carafe

    Barbara Carafe

    If you have ever dreamed of Jeannie, this bottlenecked Barbara carafe—with a glass ball stopper-hopper in its base—will rub you the right way.

    $69.00

  14. Mode All-In-One Recycling Center

    Mode All-In-One Recycling Center

    An estimated 75% of household trash can be recycled. This recycling center eliminates the clutter of bottles, cans, and paper by sorting, storing, and compacting recyclables. There's also a junk...

    $199.99

  15. Michael Van Valkenburgh on the Future of Landscape Design
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    Michael Van Valkenburgh on the Future of Landscape Design

    Though large projects often garner the greatest attention, Michael Van Valkenburgh agrees that residential projects are also worthwhile:

    03.23.09

  16. Documenting and Preserving Modernist Architecture in the Outer Cape

    Documenting and Preserving Modernist Architecture in the Outer Cape

    Beginning in the late 1930s, a group of visionary architects congregated on the isolated backshore of Wellfleet and Truro. In conjunction with the exhibition Marcel Breuer, this lecture by Peter...

    03.23.09

  17. Marcel Breuer's Design and Architecture

    Marcel Breuer's Design and Architecture

    RISD Museum assistant director James Brayton Hall will lead a discussion on the furniture and architectural design of Marcel Breuer, and the materials he favored.

    03.23.09

  18. Bardessono Green Hotel, Napa Valley
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    Bardessono Green Hotel, Napa Valley

    Northern California's wine country has the advantage of built-in open space preservation by virtue of its indispensable agricultural acreage. While there are certainly more tourist accommodations...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    03.23.09

  19. Container Cinema
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    Container Cinema

    As part of the cultural countdown to the winter Olympics in Vancouver 2010, media art group Springboard—a trio composed of architect Robert Duke, designers Keith Doyle and Iain Sinclair, and...

    written by: Ilana Diamond
    03.23.09

  20. Eames House of Cards

    Eames House of Cards

    This 32 card set was designed by Charles Eames in 1952 and features images of textiles, patterns and everyday things, proving that inspiration can be found in the simplest of sources. Interlock...

    $35.00

  21. Brücke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905–1913

    Brücke: The Birth of Expressionism in Dresden and Berlin, 1905–1913

    In 1905 four architecture students founded a new artistic movement with an emphasis on vivid color and emotional directness. This group, called Brücke ("bridge in German), founded by Frtiz Bieyl,...

    03.22.09

  22. Stuffed Stools

    Stuffed Stools

    This stool might look like a simple stump, but it's actually a steel version of the real deal. Available in different heights and colors, collect them all for a full forest effect in your living room.

    €199.00

  23. Ligne Roset Concept Boutique Opening
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    Ligne Roset Concept Boutique Opening

    We love Austin for its mobile eateries, creative design, and independent spirit, and next time we visit, we’ll have one more place to go: French furnishing company Ligne Roset’s first...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.21.09

  24. The Secret Lives of Urban Space
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    The Secret Lives of Urban Space

    Earlier this week, the San Francisco International Asian American Film Festival presented a collection of six experimental short films, grouped as The Secret Lives of Urban Space, which explored...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    03.21.09

  25. Table for Two

    Table for Two

    Whether you're planning an intimate tete-a-tete with a friend or just trying to sit down to a civilzed meal in a cramped space, sometimes you need a tinier table. Rather than tempting fate by...

    03.20.09

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