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Calliope
When the digital world closes in, it's only natural to seek an analog oasis. Online shopping never ever includes the smells, sights and chance encounters that can make a shopping experience special. Calliope, Michael and Caroline Ventura's new West...
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The Modern Archive
Building on the mid-century modern movement that included architecture and design greats like Eero Saarinen, Charles and Ray Eames and Arne Jacobsen, the Memphis Group of the 1980s sought to inject avant-garde into design. The Milan-based movement...
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BDDW
Upon entering BDDW (just a block from Broadway and steps from Saturdays Surf NYC) it's easy to confuse this handmade furniture emporium with a museum. Vaulted ceilings and antiquated stonework—all painted a stark white—serve to enhance the focus on...
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Bureau Subduction at Paris Design Week
At this year's Paris Design Week, CH hit now! Le Off at The Docks to catch an intriguing collection of creative furniture and decor. One of this year's standouts was a thoughtfully crafted desk by designer Paul Venaille. Suitably named, the Bureau...
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Matter
You can almost call the buyers at Matter curators, as they handpick, and sometimes manufacture internally, their high-end design products. Furniture, lighting, wallpaper and home accessories—varying from sculpture to vases—all grace their sales floor...
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Interview: Mirjam Vogt of Magazin
With one large window facing the street, Magazin looks out onto one of Amsterdam's newest design districts. The artisanal shops lining the long street of Czaar Peterstraat seem to have appeared almost overnight, although locals will tell say it's...
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Interview: Ambra Medda of L'ArcoBaleno
The name Ambra Medda is synonymous with success in the design world. After co-founding and directing the acclaimed fair Design Miami—which led to its sister show Design Miami/Basel in Switzerland—Medda has made her mark globally. Medda is now stepping...
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Mint Shop: "When Things Bloom"
If you're exploring London's Kensington area this week to check out what's on offer at Chelsea Fringe—the alternative garden show that will be sprouting up all over the posh neighborhood from 18 May to 9 June—be sure to pop by the tasteful design...
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MoMA Design Store Destination: NYC
Bursting with talent and plenty of places to show it off, New York as a design story is arguably a massive late pass. But, as MoMA Store proves by selecting the Big Apple as this year's design destination, the concept is evergreen when the resource...
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littleBits at MoMA Design Store
Small objects make big waves as the MoMA Design Store unveils a series of kinetic sculptures created from littleBits electronic elements. Essentially the Legos of electrical engineering, littleBits allow people young and old to imagine and create...