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  1. Origami-Inspired Furniture You Can Fold Flat
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    Origami-Inspired Furniture You Can Fold Flat

    Cut and Fold, a Kickstarter furniture project by two Canadian architects, fuses plywood and papercraft.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.23.14

  2. 10 Things to See at the London Design Festival 2014
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    10 Things to See at the London Design Festival 2014

    Our picks for the must-see showcases, installations, and more at one of the fall's blockbuster design fairs.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.12.14

  3. 8 Furniture Designs Made With Mind-Bending Materials
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    8 Furniture Designs Made With Mind-Bending Materials

    The story of modern furniture design can't be separated from material technology. Ever since Charles and Ray Eames discovered a molding process to create curvaceous pieces of plywood, innovations...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.08.14

  4. How Technology Informs the Craft Revolution
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    How Technology Informs the Craft Revolution

    An exhibition at Design Museum Holon showcases products that marry handicraft and high-tech.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    09.04.14

  5. 9 Products for a Better Workspace from NeoCon 2014
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    9 Products for a Better Workspace from NeoCon 2014

    It can be slightly amusing that during NeoCon, the massive commercial furniture fair where vendors push solutions for a more serene office environment, the bustling atmosphere is anything but...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    06.11.14

  6. 10 Things We Loved at NeoCon 2014
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    10 Things We Loved at NeoCon 2014

    Cool, creative designs at NeoCon 2014 bring a welcome reorganization to the workplace.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    06.10.14

  7. Design Icon: Jean Prouvé
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    Design Icon: Jean Prouvé

    The metalworker’s elegant designs fed modern obsessions with steel and prefab construction.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    06.01.14

  8. ARAM at 50: Golden Anniversary for a London Design Icon
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    ARAM at 50: Golden Anniversary for a London Design Icon

    Zeev Aram‘s Kings Road store introduced modern furniture to London.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.29.14

  9. Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 Preview
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    Clerkenwell Design Week 2014 Preview

    Taking place over three days in May, London’s Clerkenwell Design Week has established itself as a stop on the international design circuit over the last five years. The 2014 installment features...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.19.14

  10. Design Icon: 10 Works by Jasper Morrison
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    Design Icon: 10 Works by Jasper Morrison

    By striving for the “super normal,” the soft-spoken Brit has made noise with his inclusive, intuitive design.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.18.14

  11. Rediscovering Icons of Norwegian Design
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    Rediscovering Icons of Norwegian Design

    This blockbuster exhibit makes it clear that Norway shouldn’t be the lesser-known country in the world of Scandinavian design.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    05.07.14

  12. Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan
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    Desk Typography: A Font Based on the Open Office Plan

    French designer Benoit Challand designs a cubicle-based font that dares you to rearrange the office.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.23.14

  13. 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Charles and Ray Eames
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    10 Things You Didn’t Know About Charles and Ray Eames

    Clowns, churches, and an aquarium: Find out how far the boundless curiosity of Ray and Charles Eames stretched.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.23.14

  14. The History of the Modern Workspace
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    The History of the Modern Workspace

    Power dynamics, economic upheaval, and design thinking: cubicles aren’t just a Dilbert punch line.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.20.14

  15. Exploring the process of George Nakashima Woodworker
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    Exploring the process of George Nakashima Woodworker

    New York's 1950 Gallery showcases rare photos and a posthumous collaboration between George and his daughter Mira.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.17.14

  16. Shops We Love: Propeller Modern
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    Shops We Love: Propeller Modern

    This San Francisco storefront presents modern design from a roster of independent makers and locally-based talents.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    04.04.14

  17. A Table That Charges Your iPhone
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    A Table That Charges Your iPhone

    Designer Marjan van Aubel’s Current project, based on photosynthesis, uses a solar-powered table to charge electronics.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.18.14

  18. Radius Furniture by Jeff Martin
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    Radius Furniture by Jeff Martin

    An ahead-of-the-curve furniture experiment by Jeff Martin plays with pastels and geometry.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    03.13.14

  19. Want the Perfect Chair? Print It
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    Want the Perfect Chair? Print It

    Berlin-based BigRep wants to make your next piece of furniture on a 3D printer. When employees of the company attended the 3D Printshow in New York earlier this month, furniture wasn’t the focus,...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.26.14

  20. Verner Panton's Visiona 1970
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    Verner Panton's Visiona 1970

    Verner Panton’s avant-garde, neon fever dream comes alive at a new exhibit.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.25.14

  21. Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand
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    Design Icon: Charlotte Perriand

    Many innovators helped usher in the Modernist movement, but French architect, furniture maker, and interior designer Charlotte Perriand turned lofty ideals into revolutionary living spaces. Her...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.25.14

  22. Forces of Nature Exhibit at 19 Greek Street
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    Forces of Nature Exhibit at 19 Greek Street

    Sustainable design shines at 19 greek street’s Forces of Nature exhibit.

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.20.14

  23. 10 Iconic Philippe Starck Designs
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    10 Iconic Philippe Starck Designs

    A gregarious, whimsical and open-minded view on design animates Frenchman Philippe Starck, who has applied his singular style to literally thousands of projects, from hotel interiors and plastic...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.19.14

  24. 8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner
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    8 Iconic Chairs by Hans Wegner

    Hans Wegner's name is synonymous with Danish design the world over, and his seemingly simple chair designs helped usher in an appreciation for Scandinavian modern design in the United States. Here...

    written by: Patrick Sisson
    02.11.14

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