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  1. How the Eames Lounge and 6 Other Classic Pieces of Furniture Came to Be
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    How the Eames Lounge and 6 Other Classic Pieces of Furniture Came to Be

    Late night revelry? An air force leg splint? The origin stories behind these seven instantly recognizable pieces will blow you away.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.16.15

  2. This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand
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    This Light-Filled Cabin in the Netherlands Is Completely Made by Hand

    Zecc Architects and Roel van Norel show just what can happen when great minds work together.

    written by: Laura C. Mallonee
    04.16.15

  3. A Leg Splint Inspired Charles and Ray Eames' Famous Molded Plywood Lounge Chair
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    A Leg Splint Inspired Charles and Ray Eames' Famous Molded Plywood Lounge Chair

    The classic chair developed from a commission for the army.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    04.16.15

  4. Instagram Account of the Day: Curved Wood Furniture Made in America
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    Instagram Account of the Day: Curved Wood Furniture Made in America

    Woodworker Matthias Pliessnig is our latest Instagram crush. His photos showcase his furniture's sinuous curves, which he makes using a steam bending technique.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    04.14.15

  5. 19 Must-See Things at Salone del Mobile 2015
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    19 Must-See Things at Salone del Mobile 2015

    The designerati is soon to descend upon Milan for the 54th edition of the Salone Internazionale del Mobile fair. From emerging talent exhibiting at Satellite, to offsite events and installations,...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.10.15

  6. Recline Into These 5 Sunken Hangouts
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    Recline Into These 5 Sunken Hangouts

    There are no fondue sets to be found in these sunken spaces, just great conversation brokered by inviting design.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    04.08.15

  7. The Iconic Chair That Changed The Way We Think About Seating
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    The Iconic Chair That Changed The Way We Think About Seating

    A bold chair emerged on the scene in 1934.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    04.08.15

  8. Marble Design: Over It, or Still in Love?
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    Marble Design: Over It, or Still in Love?

    The material that's been around since ancient times isn't showing any signs of losing popularity. We take a look at seven modern designers that are making a strong case for the classic material.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    04.06.15

  9. The Retailers of American-Made Design: WorkOf
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    The Retailers of American-Made Design: WorkOf

    Charlie Miner and John Neamonitis, the co-founders of WorkOf, discuss the trends they've noticed in the maker community.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.02.15

  10. The Retailers of American-Made Design: The Commons
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    The Retailers of American-Made Design: The Commons

    Erin Connelly and Kerry Clark Speake are co-founders of The-Commons, a site that sells American-made home wares. We chatted with the duo to hear their thoughts on what it's like to work with local...

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.01.15

  11. The Retailers of American-Made Design: Room & Board
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    The Retailers of American-Made Design: Room & Board

    We chat with Gene Wilson, director of manufacturing and vendor management at Room & Board, about the ups and downs of producing in the U.S.

    written by: Diana Budds
    04.01.15

  12. These 8 Dining Tables Are a Feast for the Eye
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    These 8 Dining Tables Are a Feast for the Eye

    We wish someone would set a place for us at one of these spectacular dining room tables.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.30.15

  13. An Homage to the Mighty Beanbag Chair
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    An Homage to the Mighty Beanbag Chair

    Look no further than a beanbag chair for the ultimate in flexible, comfortable seating. These pieces conform to your body, can be moved around, and are perfect for lounging, reading a book, or...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.27.15

  14. Vitra and Carl Hansen & Son Take on Los Angeles with New Showrooms
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    Vitra and Carl Hansen & Son Take on Los Angeles with New Showrooms

    After nine years at the Helms Bakery design center in Culver City, Vitra has revamped its Los Angeles showroom with a more open, expanded space. The brand's grand re-opening comes at the same time...

    written by: Brandi Andres
    03.27.15

  15. Cutting-Edge Design Made Possible by 3-D Printing
    In The Modern World

    Cutting-Edge Design Made Possible by 3-D Printing

    3-D printing is shaping an entire generation's approach to design. Drawing on their backgrounds in digital modeling, architects Alvin Huang and Jenny Wu will address the medium's potential and...

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.24.15

  16. '60s Rock Superstar Micky Dolenz Creates Handmade Furniture with His Daughter's Help
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    '60s Rock Superstar Micky Dolenz Creates Handmade Furniture with His Daughter's Help

    When it comes to furniture design, the Monkee and his youngest daughter keep it in the family. Georgia and Micky Dolenz will discuss their design collaboration at

    written by: William Lamb
    03.23.15

  17. Case Closed: 7 Casegoods to Streamline At-Home Storage
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    Case Closed: 7 Casegoods to Streamline At-Home Storage

    In this week's Modern Monday Twitter conversation, Design Milk posed the question: How can we balance our drive for super-clean, minimal spaces and the reality of living with things? Finding the...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.23.15

  18. 8 Ways to Design With Tubular-Steel Furniture
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    8 Ways to Design With Tubular-Steel Furniture

    What do Marcel Breuer's Cesca chair, Eileen Gray's Bibendum chair, and Charles Pollock's CP Lounge have in common? It's all in the material: tubular steel. "I considered such polished and curved...

    written by: Diana Budds
    03.20.15

  19. A Pile of Scrap Cardboard Inspired Frank Gehry's Iconic Collection
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    A Pile of Scrap Cardboard Inspired Frank Gehry's Iconic Collection

    The story behind Frank Gehry’s Easy Edges.

    written by: Alex Ronan
    03.19.15

  20. A Vision of the 'Apartment of the Future' From Poland
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    A Vision of the 'Apartment of the Future' From Poland

    NArchitekTURA creates a versatile and open live-work space.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Jakub Certowicz
    03.17.15

  21. 8 Los Angeles Designers You Should Know
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    8 Los Angeles Designers You Should Know

    The City Of Angeles is, among many other things, a city of great design. If these eight L.A.-based designers aren't already on your radar, it's time to get to know them.

    written by: Patrick Cain
    03.16.15

  22. Ditch the Clunky Sleeper Sofa: These Convertible Couches Are Actually Cool
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    Ditch the Clunky Sleeper Sofa: These Convertible Couches Are Actually Cool

    If the idea of a sleeper sofa—creaky box springs and a bad mattress—gives you nightmares, consider a convertible couch. Fold out, flip forward, or simply remove the pillows. We’ve pulled together...

    written by: Alex Ronan
    03.16.15

  23. A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island
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    A Modern Live-Work Studio in Rhode Island

    A creative couple find space in their side yard for a versatile outbuilding.

    written by: William Lamb
    photos by: Warren Jagger
    03.13.15

  24. 7 Stand-Alone Statement Chairs
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    7 Stand-Alone Statement Chairs

    A bold chair doesn't need to be paired with a second one.

    written by: Allie Weiss
    03.11.15

  25. Furnish by Color: Red
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    Furnish by Color: Red

    If you're looking to match with red, these seven products are cardinal.

    written by: Luke Hopping
    03.10.15

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