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Master Architects Lecture Series in San Diego to Honor Louis Kahn

I posted recently about a great looking spring lecture series at SCI-Arc in Los Angeles. Not to be outdone by its neighbor to the north, San Diego has assembled a top-drawer raft of speakers for the Master Architects Lecture Series: In Celebration of Louis Kahn and the Salk Institute. Top names include Thom Mayne, Frank Gehry, David Adjaye and Steven Holl.
February 3, 2009
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5 Modern Showerhead Picks by Leonard Koren

Whether you want to replace your drizzly dud or indulge in a decadent deluge, these showerheads will wash your ills away.
February 2, 2009
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Color 101: Created from Color

There are endless choices to be made in the world of color, as anyone who has tried to paint a room plain white knows. Even more variation is introduced when materials, use, and application are all considered, as illustrated by the work shown here by five designers who were asked to show how they’re currently using color.
February 2, 2009
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Color 101: Brand New Color

The fact that your car is tinted a subtle silver or that 
your running shoes have vibrant orange stripes flaring up their sides is hardly a design afterthought.
February 2, 2009
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Color 101: Chipping Away

Most designers, be they graphic or interior, consult 
their Pantone fan guide when considering hues.
February 2, 2009
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Color 101: Hueless

Most modernists find color as attractive as traditional Tudors. Fred Bernstein, a resolute lover of neutrals, attempts to expand his horizon of hues.
February 2, 2009
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Exhibiting Interest

Get your information from curators, professors of contemporary art, critics, and other collectors through your local arts organizations, newspapers, and art schools.
February 1, 2009
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Moroso Factory Tour

Moroso, the Italian furniture company known for discovering remarkable designers such as Ron Arad and Patricia Urquiola, assembles between 100 and 150 pieces per day in a factory outside Udine.
January 31, 2009
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Architect Series Dimmers

The right lighting can bring warmth and atmosphere to any room.
January 31, 2009