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  1. Revolving Hotel Room
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    Revolving Hotel Room

    Some hotel designers have an exhibitionist streak that leads them to embed opportunities for surreptitious glances into ordinarily anonymous guest rooms and hallways.

    written by: Sarah Rich
    10.22.08

  2. Get Paid to Green Your Home
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    Get Paid to Green Your Home

    Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs suggests that we only think about fancy needs like self-actualization once we've managed the basics such as food, water, shelter and safety. With a sluggish economy and...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    10.22.08

  3. Michael Beirut at the Cooper-Hewitt
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    Michael Beirut at the Cooper-Hewitt

    This week at the Cooper-Hewitt is National Design Week, designated by the museum as a week of focus on the ways design enriches everyday life.

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    10.23.08

  4. Modernist Architecture Feeling the Pinch?
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    Modernist Architecture Feeling the Pinch?

    Falling prices for classic Lautners and Neutras might be a telltale sign that even modern masterpieces are feeling the pinch.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.23.08

  5. Review: The Idler's Glossary
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    Review: The Idler's Glossary

    The Idler's Glossary by Joshua Glenn and Mark Kingwell, designed and illustrated by Seth, came out this month from Biblioasis. With a trim size perfect for fitting into your pocket to read during a...

    written by: Geoff Manaugh
    10.23.08

  6. De La Espada Sale
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    De La Espada Sale

    Modernists and craftsmen are often seen as the guys who wear all black and the guys who wear flannels, respectively. However contemporary meets craft in just about everything De La Espada puts out.

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    10.24.08

  7. Wallpaper That Fixes Walls
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    Wallpaper That Fixes Walls

    A new line of wallpapers from Graham and Brown allows you cover up that disaster you call a wall.  Cinderblocks, paneling, really bad cracks?  These wallpapers will smooth right over them.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.24.08

  8. New Color for Take-out
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    New Color for Take-out

    Bare fridges filled with nothing but hot sauce, a couple bottles of beer, and some old take-out will be getting a makeover with these porcelain versions of the classic to-go containers.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.25.08

  9. Swan Chair 50th Anniversary
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    Swan Chair 50th Anniversary

    Arne Jacobsen’s Swan chair is no ugly duckling—especially when upholstered in swan-white leather, finished with a pearl-white base, and decorated with a sterling silver bracelet and...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.25.08

  10. Charles and Ray Eames on NBC in 1956
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    Charles and Ray Eames on NBC in 1956

    When resources are limited, design takes flight. Case in point: this video of Ray and Charles Eames unveiling their iconic molded plastic and molded plywood chairs on NBC in 1956.

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.26.08

  11. Gone, Baby Gone
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    Gone, Baby Gone

    A few weeks ago, I wrote about the impending demise of the little car repair shop on a busy corner in my Los Angeles neighborhood of Silver Lake. The former Atlantic Richfield gas station (ca. 1936...

    written by: David A. Greene
    10.26.08

  12. Propellor Design's Furrow Parkade
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    Propellor Design's Furrow Parkade

    While scanning the new products at one of my favorite design retail sites, Supermarket, I found a pendant lamp that I'm now coveting. Propellor Design's Furrow Parkade light is made from laminated...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    10.27.08

  13. Green Prefab at a (Relatively) Bargain Price
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    Green Prefab at a (Relatively) Bargain Price

    The New York Times recently picked up on the story of Thomas Small and Joanna Brody's Culver City, California, house designed by Whitney Sander of Sander Architects.

    written by: David A. Greene
    10.27.08

  14. Home Certification Programs
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    Home Certification Programs

    Michele Kaufman's MK Lotus house at West Coast Green We’re all familiar with the United States Green Building Council’s LEED for Homes program but there’s also another national g...

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.27.08

  15. Malcolm Gladwell on Design, Success and the Perception of Success
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    Malcolm Gladwell on Design, Success and the Perception of Success

    According to Malcolm Gladwell, 1930s-era bank buildings and the desk of his mathematician father are very much alike.

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    10.28.08

  16. Roundup: Best CFL's
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    Roundup: Best CFL's

    We all know that changing out traditional incandescent light bulbs for compact fluorescents is a huge step towards managing energy consumption. The only problem is that often the light they give...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.28.08

  17. Referendum on High Speed Rail
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    Referendum on High Speed Rail

    In these tumultuous economic times, California voters will soon have a chance to drop a cool $9.95 billion on a high-speed rail line between Los Angeles and San Francisco.

    written by: David A. Greene
    10.28.08

  18. Goth Girl Goes Metal
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    Goth Girl Goes Metal

    Christina Kozak describes herself as a goth girl. Maybe it's not surprising–she's a metalworker, relegated to hot fires and blackened irons. Her shop on Williamsburg's Grand Street is called...

    written by: Jamie Waugh
    10.29.08

  19. How To Write Like An Architect
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    How To Write Like An Architect

    Typing most of the day, handwriting doesn't really come into play. But when it's time for that personal handwritten note, I wish I knew how to write like an architect:

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.29.08

  20. Prefab in Philadelphia
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    Prefab in Philadelphia

    In the design and architecture world, the Museum of Modern Art's prefab exhibition, Home Delivery, was big news during its three-month appearance in New York. It closed just the other day, but...

    written by: Sarah Rich
    10.29.08

  21. Seven Questions for H-Sang Seung
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    Seven Questions for H-Sang Seung

    On a trip to Seoul last week, I met an architect who my guides called “the most famous architect in Korea.”

    written by: Aaron Britt
    10.29.08

  22. Flickr Pool: Green Buildings and Sustainable Communities
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    Flickr Pool: Green Buildings and Sustainable Communities

    Flickr is a great place to find visual inspiration, often allowing you to travel all around the world right from your desk chair. One group is pooling photos of their favorite green buildings and...

    written by: Laure Joliet
    10.30.08

  23. Greene & Greene Anniversary
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    Greene & Greene Anniversary

    The year 2008 marks the 100th birthday of the Gamble House in Pasadena, CA, the most famous residential work by architects Charles and Henry Greene. (No relation.) But in these precarious financial...

    written by: David A. Greene
    10.30.08

  24. Blu Dot Store Opening
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    Blu Dot Store Opening

    Minneapolis-based furniture company Blu Dot is setting up a flagship shop in Soho. Earlier this week the company announced it will open the first-ever Blu Dot store in December.

    written by: Miyoko Ohtake
    10.31.08

  25. The Electric Mini
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    The Electric Mini

    Now things get interesting: BMW, the corporate parent of Mini Cooper, has announced that an all-electric version of the Mini   will premiere at the Los Angeles car show in January. Dubbed the...

    written by: David A. Greene
    10.31.08

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