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Large open Denver loft with a modern interior

5 Modern Homes in Former Industrial Buildings

These dwellings take advantage of their cavernous, industrial pasts.
December 4, 2015
An exterior view of the terrace of the Earl Stein house designed by Alden B. Dow.

6 Modern Homes with Copper Designs and Craft

Warm and malleable, copper is one of humanity's oldest metallic mediums for art and craftsmanship. Architects and artisans have always used its pliability and reactivity—it oxidizes to a bright green—to their advantage, producing supple, richly hued creations. That tradition continues with these six homes.
October 27, 2015
minimalist high-design apartment in Brooklyn

Heavy on the Metal: 5 Ways to Use Metallic Accents

While brass has been trending in interior design, it's hardly the only metal in town. Silver, gold, bronze, and copper tones each have charms all their own.
August 5, 2015

The Lighting Fixture That Inspired A High-Stakes Heist: The PH Artichoke

Commissioned for a restaurant in 1958, the PH Artichoke lamp by Poul Henningsen has become a fixture in modern spaces.
February 15, 2015

Finnish Embassy in Washington Receives Platinum LEED Certification

The building, completed in 1994, is upgraded from gold status.
January 23, 2015
Antia chair by Alpestudio Architetti Associati for Formabilio

A New Steel Chair from Italy

The Antia chair, which Alpestudio Architetti Associati created for Formabilio, marries the sturdiness of steel with an arresting, minimalist look.
January 21, 2015
minimalist high-design apartment in Brooklyn

Fall Design Trend: Gold, Brass, and Copper Accents

Yup, the warm metallics are still going strong. This is the trend that just won't quit, but that's ok because we love it. This fall, try incorporating some gold, brass, or copper accents into your home design for a rich yet not too opulent look. Check out more fall design trends like Warm Woods and Comfortable Kitchens.
September 12, 2013
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Copper Black Mugs from welovekaoru

We first came across ceramist and designer Kaoru Parry of welovekaoru in London in 2011 at the Shoreditch collective Luna & Curious. In addition to offering a lovely spot of afternoon tea to a weary traveler, Parry is also deeply invested in the cups, saucers, and pots her hospitality comes in. At welovekaoru, she applies her modernist sensibilities to traditional bone china manufacture centered in Stoke-on-Trent, England. Copper Black is her new line of mugs which debuted earlier this week at Pulse in London. Here's a look at them and a few of our favorites from the welovekaoru archive.
May 17, 2013
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An Angular Copper-Clad Apartment Building in Italy

Perched in the Dolomite mountains, an angular copper-clad apartment building echoes the topography of its site.
May 14, 2013