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10 Things You Need to Know About Isamu Noguchi
On his birthday, we remember Japanese-American artist, designer, and activist Isamu Noguchi (1904-1988) for a legacy of...
Design Dictionary: Noguchi Table
The story behind the iconic table that almost wasn't.
Spotlight on Isamu Noguchi’s Innovative and Iconic Paper Lanterns
Akari, the massively popular collection of paper lanterns by Isamu Noguchi, is a bridge between age-old craft and modern...
Noguchi and "Night Journey"
This month, we're celebrating all things Japanese and modern with our September 2011 issue, Japan Style.
5 Public Landscapes of Isamu Noguchi
With a body of work spanning sculpture, dance, furniture, lightning, and landscapes, Isamu Noguchi is one of the most revered...
Noguchi's BB3 Akari Lamp
It's a beautiful thing, but after trying to change the bulb I almost started cussing in Japanese.
At a Japanese Flower Art School, Nendo Drapes an Ivy of Mirrors Over a Stone Garden by Isamu Noguchi
Nendo cut a thin stainless-steel sheet with a mirror finish into 2,000 rhombus-shaped pieces to construct an "ivy of...
21 Enchanting Spaces That Feature Iconic Furniture
From the Eames lounge chair to the Noguchi coffee table, these quintessential designs in modern homes prove that classic can also...
New from Nori Morimoto
Wind whispering through pines, birds serenading their young, and endless snowfall drifts courting banks of streams: these Vermont...
Q&A: Naoto Fukasawa Talks Muji, Minimalism, and Jasper Morrison
We sat down with the veteran Japanese product designer.
Stay in a Riverside Vacation Home That Embraces the Australian Bush
Perched atop a steep slope overlooking the Hawkesbury River on Dangar Island—just an hour north of Sydney—this tranquil, modern...
A Modern Mexican Home Rises With Vertical Timber Cladding
In Tijuana, Mexico, an architect designs an elegant new residence for his family of four.
Top 8 Outdoor Sculpture Parks Perfect For a Summer Outing
These sculpture parks across the country combine nature with man-made works of art for an unforgettable combination.
A Belgian Architect's Courtyard House Offers Work/Life Balance
This square, wood-clad residence on the outskirts of Genk is arranged around a serene courtyard that bathes the interiors with...
A Concrete Micro-House in Japan Works All the Angles
Built with specially-formulated concrete made of volcanic ash, this micro-house in Tokyo maximizes space through vertical...
Archtober Itinerary: David Rockwell, FAIA
David Rockwell, FAIA, Founder and President of the Rockwell Group, takes us around the city during Archtober.
This Michigan Couple Found Out They Own the Last Standing Home by Alexander Girard
The last of a little-known, thought-to-be-extinct breed—a midcentury modern house by Alexander Girard—is discovered near Detroit.
Anniversary Gifts for Design Lovers: How to Celebrate Each Milestone
Who says traditional anniversary presents have to hew to the norm? We’ve rounded up eight unusual takes on classic gifts for your...
After Sandy, an NYC Designer Rehabs His Ruined Apartment—and Lends Neighbors a Hand with Theirs
The perks of having a designer in the co-op.
This Insanely Cool Loft Is What Downtown Dreams Are Made Of
While we love a traditional interior and adore a modern space, there's one style we keep coming back to: the downtown loft.