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  1. Standing Room Only: The Vignelli Subway Map
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    Standing Room Only: The Vignelli Subway Map

    This Tuesday, we hopped a train for Brooklyn Heights. Destination: The New York Transit Museum, where a talk about the historic Vignelli subway map was being held. If you haven’t yet been, take...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.01.13

  2. MoMA's 'Toy Story'
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    MoMA's 'Toy Story'

    MoMA’s Century of the Child: Growing by Design, 1900-2000 may be the world’s most engrossing toy box. Sadly, you can’t play with the 500+ items on exhibit July 29 through November...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    07.25.12

  3. Nate Berkus's One Two Punch
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    Nate Berkus's One Two Punch

    Nate Berkus fans will have plenty to take in this month as the designer just released a book and a Target collaboration, both in stores now. ...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    10.24.12

  4. Dinner with Dwell & Lincoln
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    Dinner with Dwell & Lincoln

    Lincoln & Dwell recently played host to a star-studded crowd of designers, architects, and tastemakers in Palm Springs for the finale of Modernism Week. The guests convened at the one-time Max...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    photos by: Justin Keena
    03.12.13

  5. MAD’s After the Museum
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    MAD’s After the Museum

    A new exhibition at the Museum of Arts & Design is best described as an ecosystem, says MAD's Manager of Public Programs and co-curator, Jake Yuzna. After the Museum: The Home Front 2013 brings...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.28.13

  6. Emerging Voices Lecture Series: cao | perrot Studios & PRODUCTORA
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    Emerging Voices Lecture Series: cao | perrot Studios & PRODUCTORA

    Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the final lecture in a series featuring the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program. Selected for the promise they have shown in forging unique...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.05.13

  7. 2013 New York Landscape Architects Design Awards
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    2013 New York Landscape Architects Design Awards

    Here in New York, spring has sprung at last, so there couldn’t be a more appropriate time to celebrate accomplishments in landscape architecture. A show currently running at the Center for...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.16.13

  8. Around Manhattan Architectural Boat Tours by AIA New York
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    Around Manhattan Architectural Boat Tours by AIA New York

    New York City is synonymous with the great buildings that stand within its limits: the Empire State Building, Grand Central Terminal, the Chrysler Building, and the Flatiron all scream The Big City...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    photos by: Betsi Ewing
    05.16.13

  9. 100 Contemporary Green Buildings
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    100 Contemporary Green Buildings

    Now that sustainability is de rigeur in the architecture world, it is no surprise that a new tome from Taschen puts the solar power spotlight on 100 eco-friendly buildings.

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.04.13

  10. Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 by Philip Jodidio
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    Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 by Philip Jodidio

    Taschen’s forthcoming Wood Architecture Now! Volume 2 is a compilation of pioneering works built from man’s inaugural construction material. Pushed to the wayside of late for steel, concrete, and...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.11.13

  11. Off the Grid by François Chambard and Frederick McSwain
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    Off the Grid by François Chambard and Frederick McSwain

    A recent show at Gallery R’Pure in New York explored the meaning of life ‘off the grid’ for the urban explorer. While Off the Grid is nomadic by nature, a cohesiveness in color, materials, and...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.17.13

  12. A Resin to Love
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    A Resin to Love

    A long overdue solo show for designer, architect, and artist Gaetano Pesce opened last week at Fred Torres Collaborations in Chelsea, New York. Despite his work being shown in galleries and museums...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.26.13

  13. The Salle Residence: A City Modern Preview
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    The Salle Residence: A City Modern Preview

    This weekend City Modern kicked off with the Manhattan and Brooklyn Home Tours. The tours take design fans inside the doors of some of the city’s most standout residences. This year, one of the...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    10.03.13

  14. Palm Springs Modernism Week: The Cocktail Hour with Dwell
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    Palm Springs Modernism Week: The Cocktail Hour with Dwell

    Mid-century modernism is a way of life in Palm Springs, California, and the community continually celebrates the look, feel, and style of the era. So when the Paul Kaplan Group and Dwell invited...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.22.13

  15. Emerging Voices Lecture Series: dlandstudio & MASS Design Group
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    Emerging Voices Lecture Series: dlandstudio & MASS Design Group

    Last Thursday, the Architectural League hosted the second in a series of lectures from the recipients of the 2013 Emerging Voices program. Selected for the promise they have shown in forging unique...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.18.13

  16. Modern in the Country
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    Modern in the Country

    Eric and Melinda purchased a 10-acre plot of land in rural Yelm, Washington, with visions of a new home on the range. There would be vineyards, gardens, an orchard, bees and chickens—typical...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    photos by: Lara Swimmer
    03.15.13

  17. Frieze Art Fair: 7 Things Not to Be Missed
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    Frieze Art Fair: 7 Things Not to Be Missed

    The Frieze Art Fair made quite the first impression last spring when it hopped the pond for its inaugural New York exhibition. Ever since, we’ve been jonesin’ to get back in the massive snaking...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    05.03.13

  18. Digging Into to All Things Wood with the Museum of Art and Design
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    Digging Into to All Things Wood with the Museum of Art and Design

    A new exhibit at the Museum of Arts & Design celebrates an enduring medium. Against the Grain: Wood in Contemporary Art, Craft and Design brings together 90 works from 57 artists, designers and...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    04.02.13

  19. Reclaim NYC: Design Auction for Sandy Relief
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    Reclaim NYC: Design Auction for Sandy Relief

    Reclaim NYC was formed in the wake of Hurricane Sandy by designer Brad Ascalon, writer Jennifer K. Gorsche, and Design Pages editor-in-chief Jean Lin. The three reached out to the design community...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    12.13.12

  20. The Apprentice: A City Modern Preview
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    The Apprentice: A City Modern Preview

    Dwell and New York magazines’ second annual City Modern is kicking off in just a little over a week and we’re already looking forward to the home tours and panels featuring some of New York’s great...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    09.18.13

  21. Checking In On WantedDesign 2013
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    Checking In On WantedDesign 2013

    Now in its third year, WantedDesign is proving to be a crucial stop on the New York Design Week train.

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    06.05.13

  22. Top Picks from Noho Design District 2013
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    Top Picks from Noho Design District 2013

    With a bevy of design fairs taking place in New York this week, it was impossible to venture far in the city without stumbling across an exhibition of new design. From Wanted to ICFF, we criss...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    05.20.13

  23. Mid-Century Makeup: The Fontenell in Palm Springs
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    Mid-Century Makeup: The Fontenell in Palm Springs

    A mid-century oasis in the desert, The Fontenell, was built in the late '50s for the family of makeup and cosmetics icon Max Factor. Seeking a place his family could relax together, seven fully...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    02.28.13

  24. David Zwirner Gallery's Expansion in Chelsea, New York
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    David Zwirner Gallery's Expansion in Chelsea, New York

    When the David Zwirner gallery decided to expand their Chelsea presence, they turned to a familiar face. Architect Annabelle Selldorf had completed the renovation of both their 19th street location...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    03.13.13

  25. Highlights from Frieze Art Fair New York
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    Highlights from Frieze Art Fair New York

    Despite a rainy downpour, crowds of art fans, press, and art buyers ventured to Randall’s Island in New York City yesterday for the Frieze Art Fair. The London transplant, now in its second year,...

    written by: Sara Carpenter
    05.10.13

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