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Daily Archives: February 15, 2013

Wrapped Up

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects, Sustainability
Wrapped Up

The Japanese industrial designer Naoto Yoshida knows something about wood scrap. The son of a furniture maker, he’s long been witness to the byproduct of the furniture making process. Inspired to do something from discarded, but still beautiful, wood scrap, he seems to have hit upon the golden triumvirate of modern — Continue reading

Classic Order

Categories: Furniture + Lighting
Classic Order

You know a classic when you see one. You recognize what makes a design iconic without needing to be told why. Innovation and excellence need no introduction—and may be summed up in a single word: Knoll. The lofty standards of excellence set half a century ago continue to be the hallmark of — Continue reading

Italian Flair

Categories: Modern Decor + Objects
Italian Flair

The Italian design factory Alessi has released some tantalizing snapshots of its new spring/summer collection. Among the highlights are Acquarello bowls, a dinnerware collection with a delicate concentric pattern, designed by Guido Venturini. But the star of its spring/summer release is undoubtedly Mu, the flatware line desinged by the Japanese architect Toyo — Continue reading