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The Modernist Icon with Over 1,000 Pieces of Furniture to His Name

Josef Frank: Against Design, which runs through April 2016 at Vienna’s Austrian Museum of Applied Arts/Contemporary Art, is a comprehensive study of the prolific architect, designer, and author.
February 6, 2016
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Why Your Next Prefab May Be by a World-Famous Designer

Revolution, a new design platform that commissions the likes of Daniel Libeskind and Ron Arad to build collectible, limited-edition prefabricated pavilions and homes for anywhere between $50,000 and $500,000, has begun its world tour.
December 29, 2015
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The Obama Foundation Announces Finalists to Design the Presidential Library in Chicago

From a field of 140, seven world-class architecture firms have been selected to submit proposals for the Barack Obama Presidential Center.
December 21, 2015
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5 Reflective Facades

These mirrored exteriors reflect well on their surroundings.
November 19, 2015
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6 Mobile Trailers for Modern Roadtrippers

These stunning travel trailers are made for those with an eye for modern design and another cast on the open road.
October 19, 2015
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6 Homes, Restaurants, and Other Architectural Surprises Found in Alleys

Journeying down dark alleys is generally not recommended, unless one of modernism's best-kept secrets lies at the other end.
September 18, 2015
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5 Modern Barns We Love

These homeowners must get a kick every time someone asks whether they "live in a barn or something."
September 11, 2015
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5 Dream Escapes That You Can Rent

Summer may be drawing to a close, but it's not too late to book one last amazing getaway. These five vacation rentals offer plenty of inspiration.
August 19, 2015