Design

4 Fantastic Kitchen Islands With Maximum Functionality

4 Fantastic Kitchen Islands With Maximum Functionality

Minimal, beautiful – and functionally compact – these latest kitchens from such manufacturers as Boffi, Snaidero and Minacciolo make the most of island living.

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An Office Tent for Group Huddles

An Office Tent for Group Huddles

Need time to think at the office? British designer Freyja Sewell is inspiring creative chatter with a womb-like tent.

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Architecture

Reflections on the 9/11 Museum

Reflections on the 9/11 Museum

At Ground Zero, an asymmetric pavilion by Snøhetta serves as a graceful entrance for the new museum and the memorial site.

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2014 North American Holcim Awards Winners

2014 North American Holcim Awards Winners

The winning North American projects in this competition for sustainable building showcase innovative ways to deal with flooding and new biologically based materials.

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Interiors

A Vibrant Chapel Conversion in the Netherlands

A Vibrant Chapel Conversion in the Netherlands

Rotterdam firm MVRDV used towering crimson shelves to turn a converted chapel into a memorable grand entrance and gift shop for the Stedelijk Museum’s Schiedam outpost.

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2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Commercial Interiors

2014 AZ Awards of Merit: Commercial Interiors

Auriga restaurant and lounge in Mumbai, by Sanjay Puri Architects; Gamsei Cocktail Bar in Munich, by Buero Wagner; and LAX – Immersive multimedia architecture, in Los Angeles, by Digital Kitchen, Electrosonic, Fentress Architects, Moment Factory, MRA International, Sardi Design, and Smart Monkeys

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Curiosity

On Now: A Politically Charged Fashion Show in Toronto

On Now: A Politically Charged Fashion Show in Toronto

Filled with dramatic runway looks, shocking protest-wear and garments worn by political figures as diverse as JFK and RuPaul, the Politics of Fashion exhibition on view at Toronto’s Design Exchange explores how fashion has been used as a tool for expression.

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2014 AZ Awards of Merit: A+ Student Award

2014 AZ Awards of Merit: A+ Student Award

Väärtus Jewellery, by Rowan Liivamägi; and Revitalizing Bamyan, by Safira Lakhani.

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