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Masterworks: John Pawson and London’s New Design Museum

Masterworks: John Pawson and London’s New Design Museum

With its interior wrapped in soft oak, the new Design Museum in London is proof John Pawson is still Britain’s guru of “the art of nothing.”

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2 days ago

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A Rooftop Playground in the Philippines

A Rooftop Playground in the Philippines

For this rooftop playground in the Philippines, local designer Kenneth Cobonpue borrowed inspiration from his own collection of rattan furniture.

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10 days ago

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Masterworks: Amanda Levete and the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology

Masterworks: Amanda Levete and the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology

Amanda Levete has built a sublime masterpiece on the shores of the Tagus River – one that’s set to turn Lisbon into Europe’s hottest tourist destination for contemporary art and design.

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11 days ago

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Masterworks: Allied Works and Studio Bell

Masterworks: Allied Works and Studio Bell

Allied Works hit a cultural high note with Studio Bell, a wildly dramatic music centre in Calgary that channels the western city’s outlying hoodoos and frozen terrain.

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18 days ago

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Diamond Schmitt Architects Uses Innovative LED Light System to Transform Toronto Theatre

Diamond Schmitt Architects Uses Innovative LED Light System to Transform Toronto Theatre

The local firm has turned the original 1,800-seat Toronto Centre for the Arts into two distinct venues with a state-of-the-art design feature.

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18 days ago

Section: Design

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Masterworks: David Adjaye and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

Masterworks: David Adjaye and the National Museum of African American History and Culture

The completion of David Adjaye’s most ambitious project to date has the British architect poised to reach a new level of greatness.

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28 days ago

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A Striking Hillside Chapel in Austria

A Striking Hillside Chapel in Austria

In the hills of southern Lower Austria, the recently completed Kapelle Salgenreute is a powerful and modern homage to the original it was designed to replace.

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29 days ago

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Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel: Public Amenity or “Playground for Billionaires?”

Thomas Heatherwick’s Vessel: Public Amenity or “Playground for Billionaires?”

The designer’s expensive plan for a “staircase to nowhere” in NYC has inspired a mix of rants and raves. Here’s why.

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March 23, 2017

Section: Curiosity

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New York City Artists “Hijack” Products to Highlight the Contributions of Refugees

New York City Artists “Hijack” Products to Highlight the Contributions of Refugees

NYC creatives Kien Quan and Jillian Young have designed a sticker to show that many of America’s most beloved products are not American-made.

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March 15, 2017

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8 Inventive Wood Interiors

8 Inventive Wood Interiors

Innovations in timber framing and opportunities offered by CNC milling are elevating wood to a higher level. Not just as a flooring or construction material, but as a design element in its own right. Here are eight striking wood interiors that prove it.

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February 17, 2017

Section: Interiors

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