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A Corbusier-Inspired Parisian Home

An American architect in Paris experiments with Corbusian perceptions of interior and exterior space.
March 4, 2013

Table Manners

For most of us, the dining table is second only to the kitchen island for everything from work to homework to meal time. Here, we highlight five slabs, from a French solid oak to Saarinen's marble-and-terrazzo number, each flanked by its fellow dining room cohorts.
February 27, 2013
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Baroque Meets Modern in San Francisco

Thanks to a contemporary interior that she’s been updating for a decade, modern architect Abigail Turin has learned to love her traditional 1925 San Francisco home.
February 20, 2013

Modern Undercover

Just three weeks before their wedding, Jason Greenman and Jeanne Williams purchased their home in September of 2000. Having set their hopes on a mid-century modern home nestled in the Hollywood Hills, they decided to take a gander around Hancock Park at the suggestion of their real estate agent. Stumbling upon an open house, they popped in—and despite the home’s fixer-upper status—were sold.
February 20, 2013
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ABCs of Bathroom Design with the Brothers Sieger

At Duravit's biennial conference Duravit Design Days, we had the opportunity to chat with two of Germany's hardest-working design firms, Sieger Design. The principals and brothers Michael and Christian Sieger, took over the family business from their father, a self-employed architect who first started designing for yachts and motorboats. In the 1980s Sieger Design began working first with Dornbracht, then with Duravit, giving them a virtual monopoly on German bathroom product design. The brothers are nattily dressed, and their exuberant design is evidenced by their studio's headquarters: a castle with a moat. (Sadly, we did not get to visit.)
February 11, 2013
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A Look At Dining Rooms

We enjoyed revisiting our archives to find some of our favorite examples of modern dining rooms. Some are tiny and some are fantastical, but all are rooms that we wouldn't mind breaking bread in. Take a look.
January 25, 2013
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Warsaw Loft with Multifunctional Furniture

To maximize their small Warsaw loft, transatlantic designers Aleksander Novak-Zemplinski and Becky Nix handcrafted a fleet of double-duty furnishings.
November 20, 2012
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A Colorful, Custom-Built Guesthouse in London

Thanks to designers Nina Tolstrup and Jack Mama, an aging workshop in London’s once-gritty Bethnal Green is reborn as a colorful, custom-built guesthouse.
November 5, 2012

City Modern Home Tours: Brooklyn

A rainy start to the Brooklyn Home Tour—the closing event of City Modern—didn't deter those who turned out for a peek into five unique homes in Brooklyn Heights, Cobble Hill, and Boerum Hill. After maps and passes were secured at Module R on Atlantic Avenue, each attendee discovered homes filled with innovative design solutions, unique re-imaginings of space, and wonderful uses of textures, colors and materials.
October 12, 2012