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Core77's Printervention: C77 Design Daily
Many digital publications still dream of a print edition—the nostalgic glamour of the newsprint days, creating something tangible that readers can have as keepsakes. On occasion, an online magazine will be able to justify a move to print, and with...
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The 2014 Architizer A+ Awards Winners
The second annual Architizer A+ Awards results are in, and 129 winners in more than 60 categories were announced today. Cool Hunting is proud to be a media partner with the global architecture awards program and applauds the work of the participants...
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Here & There at NYC Design Week
by LinYee Yuan With a tepid spring and uncertain weather, summer travel seems like a distant dream for many of us in NYC. But during Design Week, the exhibition "Here & There"—from the designers behind Various Projects and Field—was a vibrant reminder...
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The Future Perfect Collection
by LinYee Yuan When The Future Perfect opened its doors on a then-quiet block in Brooklyn's artist outpost of industrial Williamsburg, they were described as carrying "home décor pieces that poke fun not only at the establishment but also at those...
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Commune for Environment
While many designers during NYC Design Week staked their savings on exploring the limits of material and form, Los Angeles-based design studio Commune stuck to their guns for their debut collection in collaboration with Environment. By relying on...
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Stand Alone Mirrors at NYC Design Week
The idea of round hanging mirrors with thick leather straps may have blossomed with modernist designer Jacques Adnet’s “Circulaire” mirror—the result of a partnership with Hermés in the 1950s—but over the past two years we’ve seen it bloom even further...
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Bec Brittain
by LinYee Yuan Since establishing her own studio in 2009, New York-based lighting designer Bec Brittain has established herself with stripped down, crystalline forms in brass and glass. During this year's New York design week, the designer showed...
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Zoë Mowat Design
by LinYee Yuan Memphis meets Montreal in Zoë Mowat's sculptural pieces. The young designer fabricates and designs out of her Montreal studio, drawing inspiration from nature, textures and a minimalist approach to form. At this year's "From...
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MatterMade + Roman and Williams
While many brands looking for a new audience during NYC Design Week take the traditional route of exhibiting at one of the many group showcases, contemporary design store and manufacturer Matter chose to do both—showing their newly cataloged in...
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Copper Shines at NYC Design Week
The use of copper in functional industrial design has been on the rise for some time now, especially since seeing it all over London Design Festival last September. We spotted six new products during this year's NYC Design Week that prove even more...
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Noho Next 2013
Always a high point of our NYC Design Week, Noho Design District has fast become a destination for up and coming and established designers looking to introduce their latest work outside the conventional confines of ICFF. Among the many impressive...
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Herman Miller Wireframe Sofa
As one of the more exciting seating designs to be introduced to Herman Miller's already near-comprehensive offering of home and office furnishings, the Wireframe Sofa Group blends a comfortably minimal aesthetic with a visual and physical lightness...
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Apparatus Studio and Zak + Fox
This weekend at ICFF the creative pair behind the lighting design studio Apparatus, Gabriel Hendifar and partner Jeremy Anderson, showed off the 15 pieces in their second collection of modern lighting fixtures made from artfully aged materials. They...
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Rich Brilliant Willing 2013
For over five years now, NYC-based design studio Rich Brilliant Willing (RBW) has been on our radar, conceiving and debuting beautifully creative lighting, seating and table designs each year during NYC Design Week. In 2011 RBW made their ICFF debut...
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Interview: Catherine Bailey of Heath Ceramics
Ten years ago Catherine Bailey's interest in lending a design hand to the small but established California pottery company Heath Ceramics took a detour that resulted in Bailey and her husband serendipitously buying the Sausalito-based company. The...
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Reclaim x2 NYC
As a part of New York Design Week 2013, the charitable, grassroots design organization Reclaim NYC will host its second furniture exhibition with a corresponding charity sale from 16-18 May 2013. Proceeds will benefit the Brooklyn Recovery Fund...