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New Lives for Classic Homes
"In 2003, Denise Korn marched into the Boston public school system with one goal in mind: to demystify the process of design.
A few years after moving into their stocky, cavelike 1970s bi-level 20 miles southeast of Milwaukee, JJ and Eric Edstrom decided it was time to renovate.
Interior Designer Peter Bentel Reviews 5 Barstools
Frontways, sideways, backward, or leaning against the back. Breakfast, beers, or bitters. The versatile barstool is indeed a perfect place to perch.
Walter Gropius, Hagerty House
Walter Gropius wanted the Hagerty House, his first commission in the United States, to be as close to the sea as possible.
"Repurpose, refurbish, recycle" was the guiding principle for a metals broker in Ontario who harnessed his passion for–and knowledge of–industrial materials to create a new…
Mies van der Rohe, Lafayette Park
High-rise superblocks and identical clusters of row houses set apart from the urban grid have been much maligned as some of the major wrongdoings of modernism, but Detroit's Lafayette Park—the…
Marcel Breuer Hooper House II
A new owner with a light touch has kept Marcel Breuer's 1959 Hooper House II a marvel of the mid-20th century whose life will extend well into the 21st.
Washington, DC, is not all political wonks and Masonic conspiracies: It's also a highly walkable city, its diagonal avenues wide open to modern design.
How they make it
The Alessi 9090
Alessi—In the 1970s, Alessi invested $300,000 to develop its first cooking appliance: a stovetop espresso maker by Richard Sapper.
Paul Petrunia of Archinect
Paul Petrunia founded the website Archinect in 1997, using news, forums, and original features to connect the architecture world online.
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