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Peacock Chair
American architecture icon Frank Lloyd Wright created the Peacock Chair for Toyko's Imperial Hotel, which was demolished in 1968. Now housed in various museums across the world, the model up for grabs features original moleskine upholstery and aged...
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Set of Three Vases
Architect and legend Tadao Ando designed a trio of Murano glass vases for Venini and needless to say, the result is exquisite. Murano's expert glassblowers bring Ando's genius to life in twisted trianglular tubes reminiscent of the architect's modernist...
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Phaidon's Monograph on Ettore Sottsass
As the mastermind behind vibrant, eccentric furniture—not to mention the iconic Olivetti ‘Valentine’ typewriter—Italy's Ettore Sottsass established himself as one of the most important contributors to the Postmodernist movement. This famed founder...
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Charged: inFORM, a Revolutionary Design Tool
Virtual reality has made huge strides over the past few years, but for pioneers like the scientists at the MIT Media Lab, digital simulations have begun taking actual, material shape. Formally known as the Tangible Bits project (which was presented...
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Sylki Chair
Contoured around natural seating postures, the Sylki Chair is the latest furniture design from Brooklyn-based studio POD Design. By considering ergonomics the geometrical chair's surface features highly specific undulations and indentations designed...
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Edward Durell Stone: Modernism's Populist Architect
Controversial modernist, notorious drinker, architectural tycoon—Edward Durell Stone wore many hats during his long and storied career. In "Edward Durell Stone: Modernism's Populist Architect," historian Mary Anne Hunting hopes to uncover...