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<strong>The Kuba Komet Television </strong><br />
Produced in Germany between 1957 and 1961, the Kuba Komet television is an archetype of modernism. The palm-and-maple behemoth with a shiny polyester coating was a self-contained entertainment center that

Finds From the LA Modernism Show

The 22nd annual Los Angeles Modernism Show, held May 1–3 at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, featured more than 70 exhibitors with mid-century wares trucked in from all over the country. Sponsored in part by the peripatetic über-site 1stdibs.com, the show was mostly hits and a scant few misses, and vendors looked beyond their choice Le Corbusier and Eames gems to bring spectators something a little more unexpected. Check out some of our favorite pieces from the showroom floor, culled by writer Erika Heet.
February 6, 2013
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Geigy's Graphic Design

Design Musem Zurich's current show Good Design, Good Business showcases the great graphic design from 1940-1970 of the Swiss chemical company Geigy.
February 6, 2013
<strong>Dodo by Oiva Toikka</strong> for <a href="http://magis.com/">Magis</a>

Furniture Finds at ICFF

A few of our editors were in New York this week for the 2009 International Contemporary Furniture Fair—here are a couple pieces that turned their heads. Stay tuned for updates!
February 6, 2013
Kwiecinski and the architects at Centrala followed one rule when putting together the Hardbox: No panel could be the same color or shape, nor could they alter design details like moldings or keyholes.

Handled With Care

In Warsaw, Poland, a resident breathes new life into an old apartment by dismantling, then reassembling, his late grandmother's hodgepodge of wooden furniture and creates a self-contained do-it-all solution that puts the "apart" in apartment. Story by Audrey Tempelsman.
February 6, 2013
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10 Tips for Timeless Luxury

Alene Workman is an interior designer nationally recognized for her luxury residential and corporate interiors, a Fellow of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID), and a national spokesperson to the media for the American Society of Interior Designers. Here she shares with us her ten tips for timeless luxury.
February 4, 2013
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Fabric Focus 1: Digital Prints

This season's bold fabrics can enliven even the smallest project. Three interior design experts share tips on making the most of limited yardage.
February 4, 2013
Colorful ceramic Vases

Little Shirley Vases by Material Good

Lauren Burman began making Little Shirley vases a few years ago in honor of her grandmother, Shirley Larson, who was battling cancer. Now she and a team of nine other people hand make the petite ceramic accent pieces in her Seattle studio. The versatile design (use it as a bud vase or scent diffuser) comes in a spectrum of 36 colors and Burman donates 10 percent of her profits to community organizations. To learn more about the product, visit material-good.com and purchase them online here.
February 4, 2013
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