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Go On a Magic Carpet Ride with These Awesome Quilted Rugs by Normann Copenhagen

Inspired by the natural lines of grass blowing in the wind and impressions in the sand, designers Sarah Böttger and Hanna Emelie Ernsting created a new collection of double-sided quilted rugs for Danish design company Normann Copenhagen.
March 9, 2016
Art and design department at the University of Lapland.

Best Major on Campus? A Department That Isn’t Afraid to Get Colorful

The University of Lapland in Finland teaches good design with a colorful renovation for the art and design department.
March 7, 2016
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The Possibilities Are Endless With This New Cutting-Edge Cooktop

Every time Miele comes out with a line of innovative appliances, we wait in eager anticipation to see what the new and improved capabilities will be. For their most recent launch, they’ve introduced a high-tech line of Induction Cooktops with special technologies including PowerFlex and Con@ctivity 2.0. The collection takes cooking to a whole new level with outstanding capabilities focusing on safety, efficiency, power, and precision.
March 7, 2016
Indoor-outdoor bedroom of prefab Los Angeles home by Marbletecture.

No Frame? No Problem. Here's How to Do a Bed on the Floor

These low-slung solutions look surprisingly comfortable. What do you think?
March 6, 2016
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Skylight, Sky Bright: Get a Glimpse of These Awesome Oculi

Look up and see the sky through these stunning ceiling windows.
March 4, 2016
Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial, Beauty, exhibition view, 2016

From Textiles and Scents, to Posters and a 3D-Printed Pavilion, the Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial Ponders Beauty

Curator Ellen Lupton walks us through a few of the highlights from "Beauty," the Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum’s design triennial, on view through August 21.
March 3, 2016
Glass viewing platform over the water in Norway

Did You Say "Sauna Tower"? Check Out These Amazing Places to Take in the Outdoors

We'd happily teleport to any one of these outdoor spots.
March 2, 2016
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Sink Into These Plush, Modular Sectional Sofas

If you've got the room, think big: these modular sofas are made for lounging, and can be reconfigured to a space.
March 2, 2016
The burnt-orange interior of Kreuzberg, Berlin, restaurant Louis Pretty

New Restaurant Brings Palm Springs Modernism and NYC Deli Style to...Berlin?

In hip Kreuzberg, a new restaurant combines the hues of David Hockney with a Jewish gangster's legacy.
March 2, 2016