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Even the sleekist modernist accumulates stuff in need of a hiding spot, and the hold-all furniture we spotted on recent travels to the Stockholm and Paris design fairs prove that it’s not a regional issue. Bonus points awarded for mix-and-match modular compartments and deceptively seamless facades.
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Join Senior Editor Kelsey Keith for a conversation with designer Brad Ascalon, who will touch on his family's design legacy and how his position as a third-generation designer has informed his aesthetic sensibilities. Ascalon, featured in Dwell's October 2013 issue, will share archival images of his grandfather and father's decorative work alongside his own recent furnishings for such companies as Stylex, Juniper, Gaia & Gino, NWBLK, Ligne Roset and Design Within Reach. Followed by refreshments.
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Like typography savants, textile cognoscenti occupy a healthy chunk of the modernist population—as they should, since woven accessories are essential for warming up a stark, streamlined interior. These five selections, from dhurrie to hand-knotted, make a case for vibrant colors and patterns underfoot.
Forks need to be heavy, said hip-hop mogul Jay-Z while planning the VIP booths for Brooklyn's Barclays Center, opening this month. We concur—the modern tabletop is all about the tactile details.
A good host isn't defined by apartment size or an over-the-top chocolate fountain. Rather, party chops are awarded for flexibility. Incorporate these double-duty pieces for a pad that's hopping in no time flat.