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NeoCon 2015: Top 10 New Office Furnishings

NeoCon 2015: Top 10 New Office Furnishings

Last week, the Merchandise Mart in Chicago was packed with eager NeoCon show-goers – and a bevy of product launches, by such manufacturers as Arper, Haworth and Teknion, that blur the line between laid-back residential furniture and high-tech office pieces.

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8 days ago

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8 Hard-Working Chairs at Neocon

8 Hard-Working Chairs at Neocon

When you think office space, you think task chair. But at Neocon – the pre-eminent contract furniture expo, which takes place in Chicago from June 15 to 17 – manufacturers like Keilhauer, Uhuru and Buzzispace will show that there are many ways to take a seat at work.

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25 days ago

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What Are The Aesthetics of Misery? Azure Video

What Are The Aesthetics of Misery?

A group of interior design students in Milan were asked by Andrea Branzi and Michele de Lucchi – two legendary maestri of Italian design – to explore the concept of deprivation in a series of maquettes.

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May 29, 2015

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NYCxDesign: 30 Things We Saw and Loved

NYCxDesign: 30 Things We Saw and Loved

Last week, New York City was thrumming with energy as NYCxDesign took over sites across Manhattan and beyond. Here are just 30 of the dozens of fabulous projects we spotted at ICFF, Wanted Design, Sight Unseen Offsite and more.

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May 22, 2015

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13 Furnishings and Lights to Watch For at NYCxDesign

13 Furnishings and Lights to Watch For at NYCxDesign

New York City’s annual design week – NYCxDesign – has officially begun. But things really get into high gear this weekend as ICFF and dozens of offsite shows throw open their doors. Here are just a few of the launches we’ll be watching.

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May 11, 2015

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Q&A with David Adjaye

Q&A with David Adjaye

“We’re the generation that doesn’t have a conflict with style,” says the British architect. On hand at Salone del Mobile, Adjaye gives us his take on his new Art-Deco-inspired chair that celebrates form and eschews minimalism.

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April 29, 2015

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Milan Design Week 2015: What We Saw & Loved

Milan Design Week 2015: What We Saw & Loved

At the Milan furniture fair and light expo, and the offsite circuit that included almost 400 events around the city, these were the 50-plus incredible design moments that made us stop in our tracks.

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April 23, 2015

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Snarkitecture’s Dreamy Installation for COS

Snarkitecture’s Dreamy Installation for COS

In Milan, the New York studio transformed an industrial space into a whiteout shop interior for the fashion label, with ribbons of woven textile and artful white furnishings.

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April 22, 2015

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Ingenuity on Display at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan

Ingenuity on Display at Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan

Spazio Rossana Orlandi in Milan is more than a design shop. It is an experience. This year, during Milan Design Week, it hosted a panoply of micro-exhibitions by designers including Nika Zupanc, Piet Hein Eek and the Arita pottery collaboration.

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April 18, 2015

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Carpet Magic at Ventura Lambrate in Milan

Carpet Magic at Ventura Lambrate in Milan

We Make Carpets, based in the Netherlands, creates an intricate floor display that looks like a patchwork of rugs from a distance. But up close they are made of something else entirely.

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April 18, 2015

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