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Eero Saarinen's Two-Seater: the Womb Settee
The story behind Eero Saarinen's classic 1948 Model 70 Womb design is simple: Florence Knoll wanted a chair that felt like "basket full of pillows." While most might immediately think of fluffiness and volume, the Finnish-American furniture designer...
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Two New Flexible Standing Desk Options
If you've made a New Year's Resolution to get up and be active more often, switching to a standing desk makes for a reasonable action item. As it turns out, standing up all day in the office doesn't work for everyone, so it's wise to find a flexible...
DESIGN
CB2 + The Hill-Side Home Goods Collection
Slip on one of The Hill-Side’s striped selvedge shirts or jacquard camo neckties and it’s not difficult to imagine yourself basking in an apartment outfitted with the same fashion-forward fabrics. Thanks to a new collaboration between the brand and...
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Katavolo, Littell and Kelley Lounge Chairs
Usually seen in black or brown, these sensuous lounge chairs designed by Katavolos, Littell and Kelley are sought-after classics from the 1950s. They’re built from chrome, steel and leather and were originally designed for Laverne International in...
DESIGN
3sixteen + Herman Miller
LES-based raw denim fiends 3sixteen advocate skilled craftsmanship and longevity—which is why they often post photos of their customers' faded, worn-in jeans after years of use. Thus, their special collaboration with design manufacturer Herman...
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Miami Art Week 2015: Louis Vuitton's "Objets Nomades"
In Milan, earlier this year, we witnessed Louis Vuitton's transformative presentation of their "Objets Nomades" collection—leather homeware pieces designed in collaboration with some of the best established and emerging designers. Now, in conjunction...
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New from Umbra Shift for Fall 2015
Umbra Shift, the semi-experimental branch of Toronto's Umbra studio, works with a wide range of designers to breathe contemporary influences into the home. The latest functional products to be released (just in time for holiday) in the Umbra Shift...
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Platner Coffee Table
Knoll has reintroduced Warren Platner's acclaimed Platner Collection as he initially envisioned it: dressed up in 18-karat gold. His striking 42-inch glass coffee table rests upon a shimmering base of steel rods—each precisely bent and welded together...
DESIGN
Tactile Equations by Page Thirty Three
Sydney-based design studio Page Thirty Three has a knack for transforming their daydreams into functional products—which explains why their pieces (like the laboratory-esque Black Marble Oil Burner) are ones that incite wonder and some head-turning...
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Prism Lounge Chair
British architect David Adjaye completes Washington, his debut furniture collection for Knoll, with new geometric pieces (a chair, ottoman and side table) that offer up a powerful visual impression. Each small-scale, multifaceted monument has a gloss...
CULTURE
Donald Judd: Prints
Among the major brand stores and lavish boutiques of Soho, NYC is the quiet, unique oasis and historic gem that is 101 Spring Street. Donald Judd's five-story home and studio has been carefully preserved as a "permanent installation" for the artist...
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London Design Festival 2015: Jesmonite
One of the most exciting things about big design events like London Design Festival is the opportunity to see which materials designers use to make their dream creations come alive. Typically, there’s at least a few unusual materials and interesting...
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Itz'ana Home Collection
Though Itz’ana Resort & Residences, located in Placencia, Belize, doesn't officially open until winter of 2016, there's a way to experience a taste—without having to purchase one of their private beachfront villas. The interiors were designed by...
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Dr Woo + Modernica Fiberglass Eiffel Chair
For its latest collaboration, modernist furniture company Modernica has teamed up with famed tattoo artist (and fellow Los Angeles native) Brian Woo (aka Dr Woo) for a limited edition Fiberglass Eiffel Side Chair. While, at first, the two may seem...
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Living Under The Sun: Tropical Interiors and Architecture
Perhaps not a cure for the post-long-weekend blues, Gestalten's new hardcover tome "Living Under The Sun: Tropical Interiors and Architecture" showcases beautifully designed and decorated houses that happen to be located in the middle of tropical wonderlands...
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Floyd's New Furniture for Urban Living
Last year, Detroit design company Floyd introduced its clever, clamp-on Floyd Leg, which made it possible to create a table out of any flat surface: which took some of the hassle out of relocating. Now, the Floyd Leg’s creators—Kyle Hoff and Alex...
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Campaign's Portable Furniture
City residents know that the greatest mental toll of moving isn't always packing up your life into cardboard boxes; it's leaving perfectly good furniture behind—either because it's a hassle or too costly to transport, or it won't survive another...
DESIGN
Only Love is Real
Each piece of furniture in Only Love is Real's debut collection stirs something from within. Whether it's the striking juxtaposition of geometric shapes in The Professor Chair, the inverted pyramid-like table holding black rose marble up to the sky...
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NARKi Furniture
Wooden and steel furniture with baroque­-inspired paintings upon their surface is the latest project by Prague's UMPRUM product design graduate Roman Kvita and Academy of Fine Arts painting student Dominik Běhal. The two friends fused their different...
DESIGN
Helix Sleep's Customized Mattresses
In the Western world, it seems one of the most universal narratives is that of the nightmare mattress. We've all had a Goldilocks moment (or three) in beds that are too hard, too hot, lumpy, squishy, lopsided or creaky. Unsurprisingly, it was the...
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Chamber's Capsule Collection #3: Atalaya
With an array of tools, Nicolás Aracena Müller stands just beyond the windows of design boutique Chamber in NYC's Chelsea neighborhood. There, while the gallery space is open to visitors and passers-by, the Chilean architect and carpenter has been...
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Nozib Sun Lounger
Scandinavian design company Skagaarden knows how to make outdoor furniture that's beautiful enough to keep in the living room. Designer Nils-Ole Zib revered his minimalist lounge chair creation so much he named it after his initials, Nozib. There's...
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