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  1. Midcentury Modern Homes of Palm Springs Under Moonlight
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    Midcentury Modern Homes of Palm Springs Under Moonlight

    The striking midcentury homes of Palm Springs are well-documented in photographs, books, and films. But simply by capturing the houses at night, Melbourne-based photographer Tom Blachford casts...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.24.14

  2. Tiny Prefabricated House Can Be Built in Two Days
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    Tiny Prefabricated House Can Be Built in Two Days

    Swedish architect Jonas Wagell has developed a prefabricated cabin concept that takes up a mere 160 square feet.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.28.14

  3. Tiny Dwelling Designed for Solitary Reflection
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    Tiny Dwelling Designed for Solitary Reflection

    Czech designer Jiří Příhoda presented this single-occupancy residence, envisioned as a coastal hideaway, in the courtyard of Prague's Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace during the city's Designblok fair.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.30.14

  4. Homes with Floor-to-Ceiling Windows
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    Homes with Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

    Giant windows are the best way to take in a landscape. These homes soak up their surroundings with floor-to-ceiling glass.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    10.31.14

  5. 8 Ways to Use Steel
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    8 Ways to Use Steel

    Homeowners may shy away from steel, often found in skyscrapers, for its cold, minimal reputation. From facades to garden walls, these projects show that the material can be just as inviting as its...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.03.14

  6. How to Find the Perfect Modern Bar Stool
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    How to Find the Perfect Modern Bar Stool

    There’s no denying the appeal of a seat at the bar; it’s where everybody knows your name, after all. As a design element at home, it offers a more casual and space-efficient alternative to formal...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.04.14

  7. French Archives Building Wrapped in a Dazzling Gold Shell
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    French Archives Building Wrapped in a Dazzling Gold Shell

    A renovation of the Marne departmental archives in Reims, France by Hamonic + Masson & Associés resulted in a golden annex that drastically expands archival storage space, while adding a modern...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.04.14

  8. Robots and Richard Nixon: The Mind-Bending Video Work of Artist Nam June Paik
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    Robots and Richard Nixon: The Mind-Bending Video Work of Artist Nam June Paik

    Pioneering video and performance artist Nam June Paik made his mark on the art world in the late twentieth century by exploring technology's grips on popular American culture. The Korean artist,...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.05.14

  9. Kitchen and Bath Trend to Watch: Warm Metals
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    Kitchen and Bath Trend to Watch: Warm Metals

    Warm metals have hit peak popularity in furniture and lighting—and now the kitchen and bath industry.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.05.14

  10. Inexpensive and Durable Material We Love: Laminates
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    Inexpensive and Durable Material We Love: Laminates

    With materials, one must often make tradeoffs among looks, maintenance, price, and functionality (we’re talking about you, marble). Laminates, on the other hand, are a highly durable solution at a...

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.06.14

  11. Mirrors for the Modern Home
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    Mirrors for the Modern Home

    Known to make a space feel larger, mirrors are playful accent pieces in modern interiors. Here are a few of our favorite uses of mirrored surfaces.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.06.14

  12. Creative Proposals for New Teaching Facility at the Brooklyn Navy Yard
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    Creative Proposals for New Teaching Facility at the Brooklyn Navy Yard

    A design competition drew submissions for a new teaching facility, dubbed the ONE Lab, at the Brooklyn Navy Yard's renovated Building 128. The building is among a series of structures dedicated to...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.07.14

  13. 7 Modern Benches for Indoors or Outdoors
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    7 Modern Benches for Indoors or Outdoors

    Whether a backyard picnic table or a hallway perch, benches make for an easy, modern seating option.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.09.14

  14. Modern Staircase Inspiration
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    Modern Staircase Inspiration

    From solid wood to industrial steel, these modern staircases are more than just a way to get from one part of the house to another.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.10.14

  15. The Ultimate Ride: VIP Helicopter with Plush Interior
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    The Ultimate Ride: VIP Helicopter with Plush Interior

    Italian and Singaporean design team Lanzavecchia + Wai dreamed up a luxury ride for helicopter manufacturer AgustaWestland. Featuring a light palette, plush leather seats, and LED lights, the...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.11.14

  16. Highly Flexible House Designed for a Musician on a Budget
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    Highly Flexible House Designed for a Musician on a Budget

    In Kansas City, an architecture studio designs an adaptable house for a musician on a budget.

    written by: Georgina Gustin
    photos by: Narayan Mahon
    11.12.14

  17. G-Star RAW Adapts Jean Prouvé Designs for Streamlined Office Collection
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    G-Star RAW Adapts Jean Prouvé Designs for Streamlined Office Collection

    Following its first collection, Prouvé RAW—a collaboration between fashion brand G-Star RAW and Vitra—presents a new take on classic Jean Prouvé designs with an office line. Featuring Prouvé's...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.13.14

  18. Spruce Up Your Kitchen and Bathroom with These High-Tech Fixtures
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    Spruce Up Your Kitchen and Bathroom with These High-Tech Fixtures

    From hands-free flushing to auto-fill tubs and appliances connected to the Internet, the latest fleet of gadgets and gizmos will make your kitchen and bathroom state of the art.

    written by: Diana Budds
    11.14.14

  19. Facade Focus: 5 Stucco Homes
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    Facade Focus: 5 Stucco Homes

    Stucco is an environmentally sensitive facade choice that helps naturally insulate a home. These modern houses put the material to good use.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.14.14

  20. Improving Lives Through Accessible Design
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    Improving Lives Through Accessible Design

    Industry leaders gather in Boston to brainstorm human-centric solutions.

    11.14.14

  21. Daniel Libeskind Designs Table for Marina Abramovic Exercise
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    Daniel Libeskind Designs Table for Marina Abramovic Exercise

    A limited-edition table released by Moroso brings together the high art and design worlds. Designed by Daniel Libeskind, the 'Counting the Rice' table is an embodiment of an exercise staged by the...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.17.14

  22. Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Angie Myung of Poketo
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    Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Angie Myung of Poketo

    Angie Myung, who founded the lifestyle design brand Poketo with her husband Ted Vadakan, shares her tips on always getting the right gift.

    written by: William Lamb
    11.18.14

  23. Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Antiques Dealer Joel Chen
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    Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Antiques Dealer Joel Chen

    Los Angeles-based antiques dealer Joel Chen shares his gift-shopping advice.

    written by: William Lamb
    11.18.14

  24. Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Designer Harry Washington
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    Ask the Expert: Gift-Buying Tips from Designer Harry Washington

    Harry Washington, one half of the El Salvador-based design duo Claudia & Harry Washington, gives us advice on buying the perfect gift.

    written by: William Lamb
    11.18.14

  25. Furniture by Little-Known Midcentury Designer Ernest Race Gets a New Life
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    Furniture by Little-Known Midcentury Designer Ernest Race Gets a New Life

    Responding to a wartime call for furniture, British designer Ernest Race began producing pieces using available materials—particularly aluminum and steel—in the late 1940s. While lesser known than...

    written by: Allie Weiss
    11.19.14

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